Suppliers List for Wedding & Venue Hire

At Knockerdown Cottages we offer a “DIY” venue for hire so we encourage you to bring your own ideas and we will help you in any way we can. This is a list of businesses that we have worked with before who can help to make your ideas really come to life….

Wedding Catering

Greedy Pig Catering - They offer four different styles of catering, Family Style Sharing, Individually Plated, Picnic, Afternoon Teas and Feast Tables. They can also provide all the extras including pouring your drinks and feeding all your guests throughout the day. All their menus are examples and can be tailored to suit your requirements.

Greedy Pig Catering

Sweet-a-Fayre – For a little help…to sweeten up any event the team specialise in creating memories that will last a lifetime. Novelty Fun Food for any occasion, Sweets, Popcorn, Candy Floss, Nachos, Hotdogs, Waffles, Crepes, Ice Cream, Milkshake, Bubble Waffles, Chocolate Fountain 

Contact: Louise & Steve
T: 01246 559898 or 07790 467948

Visit Sweet-a-Fayre Website

Welcome Packs, Gifts & Catering

Sauced Here  -  can help you treat your guests to breakfasts or little gifts to make them feel extra welcome. They will even place your items in your guest rooms or accommodation before they arrive..

T: 07842 302210

Visit Sauced Here Website 

Nonnina's Wood Fired Pizzas - Nonnina means "Little Grand Mother" in Italian, they are a family run business based in Staffordshire. They can get your fresh wood fired pizza from the oven to the table in less than 2 minutes. 

T: 079000 40400

Visit Nonnina Wood Fired Pizza Website

Po'Boy Pies & Sides

Lee is the face behind po'boy pies & sides. Lee has been a chef for 27 years, loves cooking, family time and meeting new people. This year after over a year of planning his bespoke made food trailer came to life, he has embarked on his very own mobile food vendor business. Lee can't wait for you to try the award winning Derbyshire made pies served with a little personal bottle of Sheffield's own Henderson's Relish! Lee is available for pop ups, weddings, corporate events, private events and many more!

Contact: Lee

T: 07951 011818

Find Lee on Facebook

Fish and Chips - smithsmobilefishandchips

Mobile Fish and Chip shop offer a great range of packages to suit all events. Most popular selection is Fish, Chips & Peas

Contact: Kyle

T: 07985 727087

Find Kyle on Facebook

Cake Designers

Tree House Cakes – Adrian makes fantastic looking cakes and they taste delicious. Adrian loves a challenge and will create a cake that marries seamlessly with your colour scheme and venue. Say I Do to cake. 

Contact: Adrian Ganderton

T: 07717 767596 

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All Things Cakey! – provide bespoke cakes for all occasions. 

Contact: Rachel Maher 

T: 07886 568391    

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Registrar & Celebrants

Bakewell Registrar – The team at Bakewell Registrar’s office are always on hand to help. 

Contact: Yvonne

T: 01629 535261 


Ceremony Designer and Celebrant – Cariad Personal Ceremonies. Not just a Celebrant but a Ceremony Designer who can use ANY space be it a room, a grass field or a conservatory.  Ali Fleming will take you through a journey where you start with a blank canvas through to your ceremony; fully choreographed unique ceremony all about you two. 

Contact: Ali Fleming

T: 07961 668996 

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Spa, Hair & Make Up

Glo-Pamper –Experience luxury treatments at your self-catering accommodation 

T: 0207 096 0385 

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Serenity-Yard - Kay trained in sound healing, she can provide, relaxation, healing & hope through Sound Bowls & Massages

Contact Kay

T:- 07821 165304

Visit Serenity Yard Website 

The Bridal Stylists - Carly & her team will travel to the venue on your wedding day to provide hair/ or makeup for the bride & the bridal party

Contact Carly - 

T - 01629 825557

Visit The Bridal Stylists Website

Viva Hair -  Kayleigh & the team will pop along to the venue & provide hair/makeup for the bridal party 

Find them on Facebook - Viva Hair & Beauty


Em’z Flower Boutique – Emily Specialises in bespoke wedding and event flowers to suit any style and budget. From Bouquets, Buttonholes, Centrepieces, Top Table Arrangements, Hair Flowers, Cake Flowers, Prop Flowers, to Church and Venue flowers. She has a large portfolio of wedding flowers available on her website for inspiration ideas. 

Contact: Emily Rimer

T: 07415 679458

Visit Em'z Flower Boutique Website

The Flower Shop Ashbourne – At the Flower shop of Ashbourne they love designing stunning wedding flowers 

Contact: Lianne

T: 01335 344171 

Visit The Flower Shop Website

Wedding Dress & Accessories

Dressed4U – These girls are just amazing; they will help you all the way to find your perfect dress for your wedding day. They can also provide bridesmaids dresses, flower girl dresses, mother of the bride and groom outfits.

Contact: Daniella Elliott

T: 07455 252727

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Lillie Rose Accessories

Bespoke Hair Accessories 

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Photography, Video, Film & Photobooth

Forever After Wedding Films & Marryokes – they see the breath-taking emotion and the carefully planned details that you want to remember. ​

Contact: Brett

T: 07849 971508

Visit Forever After Wedding Website

Hue of Two Photography – This is a husband and wife duo, who love to capture honest emotions and heartfelt moments, offering the most natural approach to your celebration images. Chloe & Jake also provide a photobooth as part of your wedding photography package.

Contact: Chloe & Jake

T: 07786 015038 

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Gemma Yeomans Photography - chosen as a wedding photographer by many; mainly because couples love her work and quirky relaxed style which mirrors her personailty.  Gemma is a huge fan of capturing the moment so if you are looking for a photographer that will hunt for the Gruffalo with your children or get them to slide down a muddy hill in their best white shirt then Gemma is your photographer!

Contact: Gemma Yeomans

T: 07780 797643
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LJH Photography - as you can well imagine every dream wedding is unique and different to the next; so that's why Leigh offers varies set packages. Leigh offers a non intrusive, relaxed and fun professional service which includes "natural off the cuff" photos and of course the all important photos that tell a story of probably the biggest day of your life!

WINNER of ido magazine wedding award 2020.

Contact: Leigh Hemsil

T: 07460389171  

Visit LJH Photography Website 

Busography – Ross and Claire loved their bus so much that they wanted to be able to share it with you all, so they transformed their 975 Volkswagen T2 Microbus called Benji in to a mobile Photobooth. 

Contact: Ross Harrison 

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The Booth Guys – The booth guys offer a studio quality, professional Vintage Open Air Photobooth Service available to hire for weddings, parties and special events.

Contact: Liam 

T: 07412 911209

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Stylist and Prop Hire

Wedding Delights – Tina is a Qualified Wedding Planner and Stylist, providing a range of services including chair covers & sashes and a large selection of prop hire items.

Contact: Tina Rimer

T: 07915607955

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Skye Blossom Wedding Hire – Emma offers bespoke rustic décor and prop hire made by her.  Emma prides herself of quality over quantity and only takes on one wedding per week,

Contact: Emma Lound

T: 07761668889

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Party Evolution – provide the drapes, fairy lights and ceiling centre piece ideas for the Brackendale Suite at Knockerdown Cottages

Contact: Justeen & Fiona


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Rent for Your Event – Luxury prop & décor hire based in Derby. Specialising in handmade flower walls. elegant backdrops, beautiful arches and stunning Party Props!

Contact: Jenna 07525 462796 Adam 07377 424226

Rent For Your Event

Rustic HireFrom beautiful folding tables made from reclaimed oak, vintage folding chairs from Chicago, to a bar made from Georgian pine and mahogany – they have everything you need to party in style!

Contact: Sales 07484 136524

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Lisa Davidson Weddings & Events  - Event Styling, Prop Hire, Event Support & Venue set up 

Visit Lisa Davidson Wedding & Events Website 

Teacups and Wishes Vintage China Hire - Provides beautiful vintage china and cutlery for your special celebration. They can cater for small intimate occasions or larger events for up to 100 people. Teacup and Wishes can transform your table into something very special, memorable that adds a touch of timeless sophistication and elegance to your afternoon tea party.

Contact: Nicola 07981 140053

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Vintage Wooden Crates for sale Vintage Style Crates, which are exact copies and locally made in Lincolnshire have the advantage of being able to be personalised and/or hand painted to suit your colour scheme. These Crates make perfect gifts for any occasion. Let your imagination run wild on ways of adapting your own original ideas.  Choose some extra casual seating, enhance your flower display with blue Mason Ball jars or get creative with a bar style set up. Have fun deciding your options.

Contact: Robin 01636 525352

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Fisher Marquee & Event Hire - Crockery hire, chair & table hire, glass hire and furniture hire throughout Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire. Fisher Event Hire are a family run business with more than 17 years of experience of providing good value catering equipment hire and furniture hire. They can deliver their equipment to your event location.

Contact : Emma Hallam 07798 808441 or 01246 250542

Visit Fisher Events

Kids, Grown Ups & Weddings Supply

Working as a trusted supplier to the most stunning Wedding venues across Derbyshire and the Midlands, Kids, Grown Ups & Weddings supply and set-up a beautifully decorated bell tent for your Wedding, filled with games and activities, a Sweet Cart / Activity Cart, plus a range of vintage-look lawn games that will appeal to small kids and big kids alike). We provide everything to make sure that younger guests are happy and entertained on the day so the grown-up's can let their hair down and enjoy themselves too.

Contact: Hayley McGowan

T: 07804 658 188

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Garden Nurseries

Paradise Landscapes –

Contact: Brian Spencer -

T: 01538 722566 or  07860 666653

Please find on Facebook 

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Love Bus In The PeakDamian offers a VW wedding car hire service, with his vintage VW split screen campervan who he calls Daisy it’s defiantly his pride and joy and having the opportunity to “share the joy” is his aim, if you would like a head-turner vehicle you and your guests will adore then Daisy is the right choice for you.

Contact: Damian Jilavu

T: 01246 556834 or 07415894488

Visit Love Bus In The Peak Website 

BSP Executive CarsJuggy offers you a journey to remember during your chauffeured driven ride on your wedding day, he wants to help you create them lasting memories, there is a range of vehicles to choice from.

Contact: Juggy

T: 0115 978 2931 or 0792 978 2931

Visit BSP Executive Cars Website

Music & Entertainment

Scorpion Event Solutions – a creative and fresh thinking approach to lighting, audio systems, DJ entertainment and event decor. Scorpion have a large inventory of equipment for hire and experienced teams to help create the perfect result for your event. ​
Contact - Edd Stanton 

T: 01283 712006 or 07788 592059 

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Digisound Entertainment – Scott offers a professional DJ service and has been in the entertainment industry for over 10 years. Scott can also provide light up love letters, Mr & Mrs letters and a beautiful 8.5ft tall light up love heart. 

Contact: Scott Hicklin

T: 01246 239418 or 07988 059434 

Find them on Facebook

The Summertime Kings - an exciting four piece 50’s Rockabilly band from King’s Lynn. This new authentic group perform well known hits from artists such as Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly and Shakin’ Stevens along with any of your requests. They will travel around the country 

Contact: Adam Tucker

T: 07960 030753

Find them on Facebook

Sophie Sax - Available to add a little extra sparkle to your event either with some smooth jazz sax or more contemporary and upbeat music. Able to wander through the guests to bring them into the party, if required.

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Dammit Jack - provide professional hire and musical entertainment for weddings, parties, corporate events and many other celebrations. Check out their packages on the website to suit your event. For weddings they will provide music for your Ceremony, Drinks Reception, Wedding Breakfast and Evening Reception; taking away all the stress of you personally having to think about doing your own music in different location set ups for each part of your special day. 

Contact: Howard Morritt

T: 07738 119360

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The Two Guitar Guys - 

James & Adam combine all of their skills, experience and expertise to bring you a professional, (yet friendly), acoustic guitar duo, which is perfect for any occasion. In keeping with today’s preferences, they play in a contemporary and uplifting tyle; showing personality and adding warmth and character to the special music they create. From Latin to jazz and everything in-between, you will recognise the pieces you love – and your guests are bound to love what they do! Contact us for a fair quote today!

Tel: 07745 013009 

Find them on Facebook 

Wedding Sounds

Lee & his team provides DJ's, Saxophonist's & Magic Mirror Photobooth's, Sweet Carts, Crazy Golf & much more since 2012 

T - 07827 921 485 

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Activities, Arts & Crafts

Eddie Young Magic – Eddie is a great entertainer; he can entertain and be-dazzle your guests with a magician and phenomenal close-up magic. Memories are not expensive. They are Priceless! 

Contact: Eddie Young 

T: 079707 45926 

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The Crafty Hen – Award winning crafty party workshops, perfect for a whole range of celebrations to create memories and keepsakes with friends. Enjoy from the comfort of your holiday cottage. Suitable for all abilities and any group size.

T: 0330 122 9436

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Inflatamania – pride themselves at being the best bouncy castle hire company in your area! 

T: 07853 134119 

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Hunted In The Peaks – Private & Corporate activities aimed at all levels of fitness from all walks of life. A range of packages to suit all skill levels & budgets. Whatever you want from your day peaksGo will tailor your chosen activity suit your requirements. (Minimum of 10 people per group)

Contact: David Hall

T:  07398 552787
Visit Hunted In The Peaks Website

F1 Stealth Racer - 

Stealth Racer is a Formula 1 Simulator
Its creates a phenomenal experience ensuring total immersion and excitement. Feel the full force of a F1 car while driving.

T:-  07545 123466

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Uk Helicopter Services 

Arrive at your venue in style!

Why not arrive at your venue in style, landing at your venue in a helicopter, travelling from your pick up point at 100mph and missing the traffic jams. An unforgettable entrance to wow your guests, colleagues & friends

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Travel Consultant

Travel Counsellor – Katie is a very successful Independent Travel Counsellor located in Chesterfield. Start planning a truly magical honeymoon with the help of the experts. Whether you want a white sandy beach in Mauritius, a road trip across the USA or an Icelandic adventure – Katie can make your dreams a reality. 

Contact: Katie Styring 

T: 07515 472530 or 01246 660 006

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Drinks and Mobile Bar Hire

Simply Prosecco 

Stephen & Sarah are  the proud owner of Simply Prosecco. They turned an  Piaggio Ape 50 into a fantastic Prosecco bar, they can bespoke the perfect Bar for your event, give them a call and see for yourselves. 

Contact Stephen or Sarah  -   07771852332

Simply Prosecco 

Fabulous Fizz Bar 

If you are looking for a Mobile Bar with a difference and a whole lot of fun, the you've found it!

They offer two options, either the Claude Iconic Citroen HY van that's been loving restored into a ever so cool vintage bar which is kitted our with a champagne fridge, triple bottle fridge & Ice Machine. OR The Bar - wooden bar structure providing you and your guests with a fabulous party experience

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Gray Shepherd Eventsa fully personalised & professional mobile bar service that specialises in providing bespoke hire packages for any event including weddings, birthdays, corporate events, christenings, launch parties and festivals. All of our packages are tailored to fit your vision and expectations. ​

Contact - Tara & Rachel

T: 07513 873295 (Rachel) & 07779 713453 (Tara) 

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Majestic Wines Ashbourne – Retail chain specialising in wine by the case as well as bottles, beer & spirits, & tasting counter. 

Contact: Sales

T: 01335 347045 

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Marquee & Furniture


Majestic Event Hire– Adam 
provides a bespoke marquee service based on reliability and attention to detail. The marquees are the modern, modular clear span design which means no centre poles or guide ropes. Adam also supplies interior supplies.

Contact: Adam Cotterill

  M: 07967329228

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Knockerdown Cottages -

Marquee hire 6m x 4m  - 2 available with ceiling globe lights and can be used in various locations around site, the most popular 2 locations on site is either side extension to the Brackendale Room as a bar area or on the back terrace over looking the views for a drinks reception. (No flooring included)

Charge to hire one marquee is £500.00 special discount to hire both marquees is £800.00 (including sides)

Charge to hire one marquee is £400.00 special discount to hire both marquees is £600.00 (without sides)

Contact: Fiona or Justeen

T; 01629 540525

Bellows Glamping and Events - Glamping - Treat your guests to a fun luxurious  bell tent. Bell tents include all the luxuries your guests would love. Play Tent - filled with cushions, beanbags and traditional games. Chill Out Tent - great space for your guests to relax in, filled with cushions, beanbags and blankets.

Contact: Helen or Alex

T: 01283 343 714

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Bale and Vine - Party Tents - Our Party Tents offer a beautifully decorated space with foliage walls, retro lighting, neon signage and furniture where you can relax, enjoy a game of darts using our beautiful rustic dartboard. Can also be used to house a bar area or photobooth etc. Make the most of provides sun / rain shelter and looks cool too

Contact: Hayley McGowan

T: 07804 658 188

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Small Print CompanyChris & Hannah are all about and love letterpress, they provide beautiful wedding stationery which is printed on a rare 130-year- old Squintani Model no. 6 treadle press, using papers chosen for their consistent high quality. 

Contact: Hannah Barker  

T: 07806 782109  or 07948 266652

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Lorna Boyer DesignLorna makes beautiful custom wedding stationary; she is passionate about your wedding as you are. Lorna loves design and illustration and what better way to show it.

Contact: Lorna Boyer

T: 07546035156

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Wedding Planning Services

Wedding Delights – If you are looking for some help with planning your wedding then Tina is a Qualified Wedding Planner and offers a selection of wedding co ordinating packages. 

Contact: Tina Rimer

T: 07915607955

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Wedding Insurance

hdlcommercial - Commercial and Personal Insurance

Jo is an Independent Insurance Broker who began her career in insurance after working mainly in the public sector. After working for a diverse brokerage with a range of clients for several years, Jo took her skills and expertise and invested them into HDL Commercial. Her focus remains on getting it right for her clients; making sure policies meet their needs when they really need them. Her experience makes her personable, friendly and honest, but most of all, experienced and readily able to assist you with all your insurance needs.

Contact: Joanna Beaty

T: 07798 757807

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Dog Chaperone Service

Dog chaperone service

Covering venues in Derbyshire and around the Midlands. From including your dog in your wedding photos to them being your ring-bearer, there are many ways that your dog can get involved in the festivities. Dogs & Weddings offer a unique Wedding Chaperone service for your doggy, making sure that they are beautifully cared for during your Wedding day (and overnight if required), helping them join in the important parts of your special day, completely stress-free. 

Contact: Hayley McGowan

T: 07804 658 188

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