At Chapel Barn, we want to help you plan exactly the event that you want. Think of the barn as a blank canvas to use for you and your ideas.
If you need help with any aspect of your event, we know some fantastic people and companies that we can recommend. There is absolutely no obligation to use any of them, we would just like to let you know about some reliable local people and services we have personally worked with.
Wedding Planning & Wedding Day Management
We know that most couples like to do as much of the planning and organising themselves but sometimes a helping hand is just what’s needed when there’s so much to do.
We can help you plan the whole day or just certain elements by using our wealth of experience in DIY weddings and contacts with quirky and unique suppliers.
Our Wedding Day Management Service means you can enjoy your big day without having to think about what’s going on behind the scenes.
We will co-ordinate the entire day for you, making sure suppliers arrive on time, caterers are ready and the day runs to plan, ensuring every element comes together with style and efficiency. Please contact us for more information on how we can help you plan your perfect wedding at Chapel Barn
Hair and makeup artists
Supplying beautiful makeup and hair for all occasions and working alongside us with our afternoon tea parties. Based next door, the bride has the option to get ready at the Farmhouse or in the comfort of a nearby hotel. Alicia works with a team of highly talented hair stylist’s and makeup artists.
Visit the Alicia Sandeman website
Please email us for a full list of our preferred suppliers. Here are just a few of our favourites.
HAIR & MAKE UP
ALICIA SANDEMAN MAKE UP ARTIST
High quality wedding hair and make up.
We ask you use our recommended suppliers for you catering.
Food is based around seasonality and is big on taste and texture. Maybe a 5 course dinner, a casual buffet or delicious canapes.
FOUR GABLES FOOD
Creative foods and innovative events they also help us on wine events.
THE GARDEN CHEF
Fabulous Food using all local produce for your special day.
GARLIC WOOD FARM
Paella – Street Food Style.
Our in house bar service.
Contact us for further details on how we can run your bar for you. We can offer a standard bar but also provide high quality spirits and wines. We try to source our wines, gins and beer locally to support local businesses.
POP UP BARS
The Gin Tin
Tables , chairs and linen
China and Linen hire.
Wedding Photography and vintage style shoots available at the barn. Jessica is our resident photographer.
TENT HIRE – GLAMPING
Luxury Bell Tent hire.
OUT IS IN MARQUEES
TENTS N EVENTS
Marquee/Table and Chair hire.
HOUSE OF HUD
The most beautiful tents, if you are looking for something extra special and not your average marquee.
For mini bus hire please contact Brighton Bird Mini bus hire on: 07533656622 or 01273 278474 email them on:firstname.lastname@example.org. They can provide a mini bus service for upto 14 people and do drop offs and collections.
HEN PARTY IDEAS
Make up & vintage tea party.
Food and wine tours and events
SPLENDID OCCASIONS EVENTS
Fig Tree Flowers
SUSSEX FLOWER FARM
We ideally ask you use our preferred supplier’s for music as they all keep to a reasonable level and fully professional and insured.
DJS approved for our venue
Adam Home: 01444247592
Tom Reeves Dj
KERRY LE BERN – THE LADY SINGS
THE FUN TIME YES BAND
APPROVED VENUE STYLING
The Beautiful day
Props, bunting, lighting, drapes etc..
Styling your event – rustic.
Local vineyards for wedding wine
BOLNEY WINE ESTATE
Supplier for UK wine and they are only two minutes up the road.www.bolneywineestate.com Bolney also offer discounts for large orders please contact them for further details.
Bolney wine estate is the perfect location for a family brunch after your wedding with a stunning balcony overlooking the vines
BLUEBELL VINEYARD ESTATES
We believe our wines can rival the best sparkling wines in the world. And it’s not just us who think so – our range of ‘Hindleap’ sparkling wines has been awarded over sixty national and international awards in just 5 years, confirming our reputation as one of England’s leading producers.
ALBOURNE WINE ESTATE
Albourne Estate is a boutique producer of exciting and distinctive single estate English wines, located on the edge of the South Downs near Brighton.
SPLITTY WEDDING HIRE
VW camper van.
WEDDING CLASSIC CARS
Classic car hire.
THE PUDDING FAIRY
THE GARDEN CHEF
PINKS VINTAGE ICECREAM
Pink ice cream van & vintage bike.
GAMES & PROPS HIRE
Props for hire.
STEVE CHRISTIE – PIANIST
Wedding music for your wedding service.
Supplying beautiful makeup and hair for all occasions and working alongside us with our afternoon tea parties. Based next door, the bride has the option to get ready at the barn studio or in the comfort of a nearby hotel: www.bolneywineestate.com
Local Apple Juice and Cider Supplier
Why not enjoy some of Sussex’s finest apple juice and cider: www.wobblegate.co.uk
Alicia sandeman makeup artists and academy: Local makeup school, running private tutorials and specialising in wedding makeup. Alicia and team also regularly run Hen Parties at Chapel barn including makeover and afternoon tea party: www.aliciasandeman.com
For Luxury Accommodation and Michelin Star Dining
A magnificent country house hotel in Horsham set amongst acres of woodland and parkland, and one of the finest luxury hotels in England: www.southlodgehotel.co.uk
Tudor farmhouse Bolney sleeps nine adults http://chapelbarnsussex.co.uk/farmhouse-accommodation/
We ask you to please put on your invites a list of local taxi numbers and recommended collection time is 10:30-11pm as we close at 11:30pm as we are in a remote area we often get guest stranded as we cannot accept responsibility for this. The following taxis are very reliable.
Mini Bus hire drop offs and collections:
www.stationtaxisltd.co.uk 01444 410 410 or 01444 230 230