The Date


The Venue

Silverholme Manor

Number of Guests


the order of the day

Claire and John had the amazing Silverholme Manor for their wedding venue with Tipi’s from Special Events Tipi on the lawn outside. We had a lovely two day mid week wedding with them starting with a BBQ buffet.

Having a pre event is the perfect way to relax the nerves for the bride and groom and it brings everyone together to share memories and create new ones with the closest of family and friends.


Beef Burgers
Cumberland Sausages
Chicken Skewers Marinated in Olive Oil and Garlic
Char grilled Vegetable and Halloumi Kebabs
Chilli and Garlic Prawn Kebabs

Wood Fired New Potatoes with Garlic and Runner Beans
Ottolenghi Green Herby Couscous
Marinated Pepper Salad with Pecorino
Summer Slaw

Wedding Day 

The day has come and Claire is being prepped with hairstylists from South Lakes Salon and Makeup by Alice in the Manor House with her bridal party.

The Lake District weather was on their side allowing them to have the beautiful ceremony outside on the lawn looking over Windermere! After the ceremony the wedding party were able enjoyed a great selection canapés. Claire and John were taken away for a short amount of time to get some beautiful pictures with Philip White who was also filming their wedding video!


Honey and Mustard Sausages
Crostini with Buffalo Mozzarella, Sun Blushed Tomato and Basil Pesto
Croque Monsieur
Blinis with Crème Fraîche and Smoked Salmon
Peking Duck Pancakes with Plum Sauce

After taking in the views and the delicious canapés it was time to take their seats in the Tipi that was decorated by Emma Jane Events and Free Range Floristry. First they were welcomed to the Farther of the Bride speech listening to beautiful childhood memories before enjoying a 3 course meal with a sharing starter!

Wedding Breakfast 

Lakeland Sharking Platter 

Cumberland Sausages, Gambas Pil Pil with Chile and Garlic Sauce, Scotch Quail Eggs, Chicken Liver Pate, Goat’s Cheese Croquettes, Waberthwaite Air Dried Ham and Melon

Main Course

Cumbrian Fillet of Beef, Fondant Potato, Celeriac Puree, Honey Glazed Carrots, Jugs of Red wine Gravy on Tables
Pan Fried Sea Trout, Dill & Lemon Potato Cake, Buttered Spinach, Warm Tartare Sauce

Children’s Mains

Steak and Chips


Chocolate Fondant, Thunder and Lightning Ice Cream

After the meal the guests were able to enjoy more memories from Claire and Johns closest friends their Maid of Honor and Best Man and then finishing off with a speech each.

Whilst the guests gathered around the grounds the guests were able to enjoy drinks from the Little Barn Bar whilst the DJ set up for the evening party! They had Emma Howarth playing the Saxophone whilst Johny Williams DJ’d, they are a great duo that can really get the party started!

Once the dance floor was full it was time for us to bring out the evening food!

Evening Food 

Chipotle Chicken Tacos
Mexican Shredded Beef Tacos
Pulled Aubergine and Black Bean Tacos
All served with Red Onion Salsa, Guacamole and Coriander

Claire and John thank you for having use cater for your wedding! Congratulations from All the Team at Karen Rhodes. 


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