The Date

08.09.2023

The Venue

Town Head Estate

Number of Guests

85

Lydia and James

What a wedding!!!

Before getting to the big day we catered 2 evenings and a breakfast before the big day itself. After Lydia, James, family and friends arrived at Town Head it was time for their first night of food. Lydia and James chose to treat guests who were stopping on site at Town Head to a buffet.

Buffet…

Thai Green Chicken Curry
Chicken & Chorizo Paella
Sticky Korean Popcorn Chicken
Sweet Potato Fries
Steamed Rice

This went down a hit with all the guests staying at Town Head. The following evening Lydia and James booked the Street Food Van, where all guests were invited, making it the perfect opportunity to catch up with friends and family and the soon to be Mr and Mrs.

Street Food Van 

Spicy Nduja, Buffalo Mozzarella, Roasted Red Pepper, Fresh Rocket Pizza
BBQ chicken Pizza
Goats Cheese, Truffle Honey & Caramelised Onion Pizza
Buffalo Mozzarella, Sun Blush Tomato & Basil Pesto Pizza
BBQ Jackfruit, Vegan Cheese, Pineapple Salsa & Red Onion Pizza
Truffle & Parmesan Fries

Wedding Day

The big day arrived and it was time to serve the guests stopping at Town Head breakfast. Lydia and James chose to do this as they had a slightly later ceremony so a served breakfast buffet means that no one will go hungry before the big I DO!

Breakfast Buffet…

Cumberland Sausage
Bacon
Scrambled Eggs
Tomatoes
Mushrooms
Hash Browns
Beans
Toast
Selection of Pastries
Fresh Fruit Salad
Orange Juice & Tea and Coffee

After breakfast was served it wouldn’t be long until Lydia and James would tie the knot! It was a beautiful summers day and a ceremony at the Lake View Terrace just had to be done. A beautiful arch and bouquets were created by the amazing Sam at Free Range Floristry, as well as amazing table decorations by Emma Jane Events. Following the ceremony it was times for drinks and canapés

Canapés

Peking Duck Pancakes with Plum Sauce,
Mozzarella & Pesto Arancini with Sun Blush Tomato Dip,
Spicy Lamb Koftas with Tzatziki
Mini Tarte Tatin with Caramelised Red Onion & Goats Cheese
Thai Fishcakes with Sweet Chilli Sauce,
Crostini with Tomato, Avocado & Basil Pesto

Once canapés were over it was time for guests to head into the barn ready for the wedding breakfast. During a throughout each course Wayne Farrow made sure to keep everybody entertained and what a laugh it was!

Wedding Breakfast

Ham Hock Terrine,
Scotch Quail Egg,
Hawkshead Piccalilli
Baby Leaf Salad

OR

Rosemary and Garlic King Prawns
Toasted Ciabatta
Crushed Avocado
Chilli & Lime Dressing

OR

Wild Mushroom & Truffle Pate
Onion Marmalade
Rosemary Crostini

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Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb
Minted Pea Puree
Rich Lamb Jus
Fondant Potato
Grilled Asparagus

OR

Pan Roasted Chicken Breast
Crispy Kale
Fondant Potato
Grilled Asparagus

OR

Roasted Vegetable Wellington
Shallot Puree
Wild Mushroom Cream Sauce

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Eton Mess
Meringue,
Strawberries,
Chantilly Cream,
Strawberry Puree

OR

Peanut Butter & Salted Caramel Tart
Salted Caramel Ice Cream
Caramelised Hazelnuts

OR

Dark Chocolate Brownie
Raspberry Sorbet

After the meal guests headed downstairs while the barn was transformed ready for the evening, a night of dancing with the band DFC. Both James from James Hicks Photography and Clare from Social 27 Videography got amazing shots throughout the day and into the evening of partying and dancing.

After a few hours, it was time for evening food which was certainly loved by all the guests.

Evening Food 

Pulled Pork Baguettes with Apple Sauce
Cheese Toasties
Newspaper Cones of Parmesan Fries
Newspaper Cones of Sweet Potato Fries
Churros with Chocolate Sauce

Thank you so much for us Lydia and James, we absolutely loved being part of the celebrations. Congratulations again from all of us at Karen Rhodes!

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