News and Events at Hedsor
posted on : 8/07/14
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Rugby World Cup 2015 at Hedsor House
 Give Hedsor House a try   Nestled just 35 minutes from London and an hour from Milton Keynes – the official locations of the 2015 Rugby World Cup – Hedsor House is perfectly placed to offer corporate guests premium hospitality away from the usual stadium scrums.   No matter what the weather, our quintessentially English Georgian country mansion and 100 acres of beautifully manicured parkland will offer your guests a picture perfect backdrop to enjoy one of the largest international sporting events in the world.   Here we ask a couple of our preferred caterers – foodbydish and Payne and Gunter – what food clients could expect if they choose to celebrate with us when the tournament kicks off in September 2015. Alex Campbell, Sales and Marketing Director of foodbydish, says they believe high-end substantial BBQs offering various succulent meats wi......view more
posted on : 8/07/14
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Charity starts at home
Charity starts at home   Cast members from the popular Sunday night historical drama Downton Abbey helped to raise over £45,000 for the Chilterns MS Centre recently at a special charity dinner organised by Macc Events and held within the splendour of Hedsor House. Hosted by Robert James-Collier and Allen Leech, who play scheming under butler Thomas Barrow and driver-made-gentleman Tom Branson in the show, 115 guests were treated to a truly grand evening starting with a Champagne reception in the venue’s magnificent Centre Hall.   This latest fundraiser follows a host of other charitable events that have taken place in recent years at the stunning Georgian country house as its owners, the Shepherd family, are keen that it plays its role in the community.   “We’ve held and organised numerous charitable events in the few short years since the house has bee......view more
posted on : 21/06/14
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Hedsor Wedding Showcase
Hedsor House is opening its doors for our Summer Wedding Showcase on 10th July!Click here to register and for more information...view more
posted on : 4/06/14
tags : Hedsor House Flowers
Floral Flourishes
From pale and pastel palettes to vintage and country chic, there are so many floral styles to choose from. Here, we have stolen a few minutes with one of our preferred florists, Sue Barnes, Creative Head of Lavender Green, to find out some top tips and which blooming sensations are expected to be in vogue for this summer’s wedding season. Back to basics  “We always start with the bride’s dress,” says Sue who has earned an enviable reputation as being one of the very best florists in London. With over 22 years of experience decorating the most wonderful weddings, private parties and corporate events, clients love Sue’s ability to visualise new designs by sketching ideas and concepts.   During the initial consultation Sue uses the shape and details of the bridal gown to influence her thinking. “This gives our clients peace of mind as they can easily visual......view more
posted on : 1/05/14
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Five Scrumptious Ideas to Impress
So, you are planning this summer’s corporate event but are still searching for the latest mouth-watering delights to make that lasting impression. Here, we’ve asked three of our carefully hand-picked preferred caterers - Smart, Mandarin Oriental and Melissa Webb – five ways to tantalise your guests’ taste buds this summer:Creating a bit of dramaImagine walking into a room where beautifully cured salmon is being carved on to Wapping sour dough with sharp crème fraiche or smelling the tantalising aromas as fresh pasta is being tossed in sage butter, forked and crumbed with amoretti biscuit.  “Be it live cooking, chef interaction or canapés being finished in front of guests, theatre-style cooking is popular,” according to Matt Rickard, Director of Business Development and Catering, Mandarin Oriental. “The impact of walking into a room to the sights and smells of ......view more
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