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Vintage Carnival

EXCITING NEWS Our team at Serendipity Street will be debuting at The Vintage Carnival this September. We will be serving traditional Afternoon Tea to all of you wonderful vintage fans. Book now to save disappointment, through us directly at stephanie@serendipitystreet.co.uk and indulge in everything truly vintage. There is such a wide variety of things to do and […]


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Latitude

  From the 4th-18th July our team at Serendipity Street were at Suffolk’s very own Latitude Festival. It was an incredible experience for us to cater for and meet the talented minds and wonderful crew of Lavish and Solas. For anyone that knows the festival, Solas is the genius behind the spectacular Sanctuary of Solas […]


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Hen Do Hints

 A Prosecco Picnic: Fresh Berries A bit of Sparkle to make your Prosecco pop (follow the link above) Elderflower and Raspberry Cordials     Photo Ideas: ‘Guess The Year’- Photos of the blushing bride through the years and answer cards with a little gift for the winner Photo Bunting in a timeline with photos of […]


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Truly Vintage Wedding Fair

On Sunday 18th June our team will again have the privilege of joining dozens of vintage suppliers and incredible talents at the gorgeous Glemham Hall! We’ll be there serving tea, cake and other delicious goods. The fair is a fantastic chance for us to meet our lovely prospective couples and inspire you where we can […]


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A Truly Vintage Wedding Fair

We are only days away, from one of our favourite wedding fairs of the year. If you haven’t yet made plans for this coming Sunday 7 June, get yourselves down to Glemham Hall near Woodbridge, anytime between 10am and 4pm. Not only will we be there (naturally) but there will be many vintage style companies […]


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City Delights


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Vintage Ice Cream Bike – Available for Hire

We source our traditional ice cream from Lakenham Creamery based in Norfolk and you can choose from the following flavours: French Vanilla Double Strawberry Belgian Chocolate Cointreau Mandarin New York Coffee Chocolate Choc Chip Crema Pistachio Almond Toffee Crunch Jamaican Rum & Raisin Rich Butterscotch Coconut Cream Maple Walnut Fudge Mint Choc Chip Mango Alphonse […]


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150 Years of Wonder

2015 is the year that Lewis Carroll’s much loved children’s story, Alice in Wonderland, celebrates its 150th anniversary… So much inspiration has been drawn from the story over the years that it’s not just an occasion to celebrate the literature itself but also the style and frivolity that it’s created when planning an event. From […]


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The Georgian Townhouse

Our lovely vintage bike had a very special photo opportunity, at one of our favourite venues in Norwich. Seamlessly merging Georgian charm with a modern offbeat attitude, lashings of style, and an abundance of personality: The Georgian Townhouse is a gorgeous treat for any style of event whether it’s catering for a wedding or even a conference. […]


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WI – 100 Years in the Making

We are so proud to be supporting our WI here in Cockfield, Suffolk. With 60 members or so, our group has been going for 95 years and will be celebrating their anniversary alongside the institution’s overall anniversary of 100 years, this year. To celebrate, we are catering for the Cockfield ladies at the end of the month on […]


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Curiouser and Curiouser

Since our first visit to A Most Curious Party wedding fair back in 2011, Serendipity Street has been inspired time and time again by those who exhibit. Now it’s our turn! We will be exhibiting at the Most Curious Wedding Fair at St Andrew’s Hall in Norwich this Sunday 8 February. It will be a […]


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Lanwades Hall Nostalgia

We were really glad to see plenty of brides and grooms to be, attending Lanwades Hall on October 11. Being back, reminded us of a wedding we were a part of there earlier this year. Simon and Rosalind’s ideas for their wedding were both beautiful and fun. Simple colours, lovely floral arrangements, innovative name place cards […]


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Burlesque & Carousel at Anstey Hall

We are have been invited to a burlesque charity event this Saturday 11th  October to raise money for the actress Jenny Seagroves charity, Mane Chance at Anstey Hall. Mane Chance rescues abused and abandoned horses, rehabilitates them and then uses them to ride and form relationships with terminally ill and disabled children. Theres a handful of […]


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Suffolk Vintage Wedding Fair

It’s that time of year again to be excited, very excited… Glemham Hall is one of Suffolk’s grandest houses and this weekend they will be hosting for their forth year running Truly Vintage. The longest standing vintage fair in our region. Can’t wait to see the usual faces of East Anglia’s favourite vintage suppliers and all the […]


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Grayson Harper’s 1st Birthday Party

When we were invited to help with Grayson’s first birthday, we were just as excited as the parents! Grayson’s Mum had created some very cool pinterest boards and we couldn’t wait to be part of it. After decorating the tables and Grayson’s  family and friends did a whizz job with way finding signs. The guest’s […]


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Candy Bar

I just came across this photo from a 30th birthday party in Norfolk and thought I’d share it. If you are thinking of having a candy bar/table for your event please do get in touch as we have the finest collection of candy jars and candy stripe cloths.  


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Bridal Experience

This Sunday we will be joining the Eventnet folks for a Bridal Experience. in Chelmsford. If you are interested you’ll have to get in touch with Karen today. If you’re free and planning a wedding in the near future, this is a one stop shop. Full of East Anglia’s finest wedding community.


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A Beautiful Garden Wedding

A fine Summers day in Cambridge… The beautiful couple Carly and Olly, had decided to have their wedding in a field at the back of a friends house. A collection of marques and scattered hay bales in a wild grass meadow set the tone for the day. The couple had chosen to have the old […]


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Our Vintage Typewriter

We have a beautiful Remington vintage typwriter to hire. With it’s quirky keys and black ink it’s one of those must haves at a vintage wedding. We love displaying our typewriter on the gift table, where guests can wish you all the best. Some couples use their own headed note paper, by drawing a picture […]


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Planning an outdoor wedding?

It’s so romantic to be marrying in the warm sunshine and later beneath the evening stars. But there’s a few extras that you’ll need to consider, to make sure everything runs smoothly. Firstly check the best options for lighting the outdoor space in the evening. Landscape lights for example solar, lanterns or candles are subtle […]


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A backyard wedding in London

It’s not often when you get the chance to work with some of your lovely twitter friends. In the summer (yes, I know very bad at blogging lately-but now I have some amazing weddings to show you) so…  I worked with the passionate florist   Clare from love blooms, Laura McCluskey a beautiful photographer, who […]


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Cakes at the Glemham Hall Wedding Show

The last wedding show at Glemham hall, we had the pleasure of being “Tea n Cake Ladies”. Glemham Hall is one of the friendliest venues in Suffolk. Set in 300 Acres this magnificent Georgian estate, has a full size marque and beautiful gardens with amazing modern sculptures. It’s the perfect setting for a romantic wedding. […]


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Wedding Candy Bar

So you fancy having a candy bar at your wedding? Beware! Candy bars make a great feature table, but if you have lot’s of children you’re sure to have sticky sweets left hanging around. Choose your type of sweets wisely, I would recommend marshmallows, smarties, pink flumps, red jelly lips and milk/cola bottles. We do […]


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Vintage Festival

If your free for the 13th to the 15th July, then you need to head over to the Vintage Festival in Northamptonshire. It’s going to be another Wayne Hemingway parade. The Torch Club will be there for the best in 30’s,40’s  and 50’s music. They will also be hosting afternoon tea dance sessions. And with […]


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Do you need to hire a wedding planner?

Planning your wedding is great fun, it can be daunting and stressful at times. If you’re trying to juggle work, raising children and running a home, you might have considered a little help. A planner can take away some or all of the stages helping you to create your dream wedding. A wedding planner is to act […]


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Suffolk High Tea

We would like to introduce our newest menu to sit along with our Tea Party Catering and Vintage China Hire. A  selection  of  finger  and  open  sandwiches  on  white  brown  and  rye  bread Cheddar  cheese  and  caramelised  onion  chutney Roast  chicken  salad  with  horseradish  crème  fraiche Smoked  Salmon  with  a  dill  and  chive  cream  cheese […]


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March Hare Collective Christmas Fair

It’s that time of year again and I’m sure you’ll be looking for something unique for your loved ones … If your close to Bury St Edmunds today, your in for a big surprise. The lovely ladies of March Hare Collective have booked The Apex in Bury St Edmunds for this Saturday. They have their […]


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Wedding Show Weekend

Hooray today is the day I’ll meet my Twitter vintage wedding friends. We’ll be over at the Shire Hall in Chelmsford, for the Essex Vintage Wedding Fair. Karen Whybro has been working extremely hard to make this her first event very successful and friendly. Yesterday I was busy making Coffee Mocha Cupcakes, Lemon Curd Loaf […]


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Westminster College

Today we are over at Westminster College, Cambridge for a wedding show. It’s such a beautiful venue if your thinking of tying the knot. If you are thinking of coming over today, they have a great 50% offer it you book your wedding in 2012. We are exhibiting in The Elias Library and have dressed […]


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Wedding Show Weekend

Last weekend, we had two wedding shows. Nicola and Olivia were at Wherstead Park, Ipswich, which was fairly busy. Their stand looked lovely. I’d like to say a huge Thank you to Nicola who was feeling a little under the weather but still managed to chat away on the day. I was over at Layer […]


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Manor Farm Wedding Fair

On Sunday I was at The Manor Farm wedding show, in Suffolk and thought you might want to take a peak at our stand. Everyone loved our glass drinks dispenser with tap. We also had a new portfolio photo album from the lovely girls at Dottie.   The table was a 6ft round, in the […]


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Double Booking at the West Wing

Suffolk that is not the White House … Last Friday we supplied the china for the Bury St Edmunds, chamber of commerce festive finale. The chamber had decided to have a high tea, after the speaches. The back drop of the West Wing part of Ickworth house, was the perfect setting for a touch of […]


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London Fashion Week

If you fancy poping along to the London fashion week, here’s a discount code to get you in. VINTAGE


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Vintage Wedding Styling & Teas

Your wedding is one of the most special days in your life and this special celebration is a reflection of who you are … There are many ways we can help with your vintage wedding styling to give your day an extra special vintage flavour. We also have a fantastic address book filled with bespoke […]


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Pop Up Fairground

Another beautiful sunny day in Suffolk and off to Winston to style a vintage wedding. After seeing the colourful road signs we arrived at the old school. Naomi the bride had told me there was going to be a fairground, but I couldn’t believe my eyes when we arrived. A merry go round, hit the […]


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A Very Sustainable Wedding

Deep in the heart of Suffolk, Serendipity Street helped to style a beautiful country wedding for Ian & Rachel. Rachel is the daughter of a local thatcher and decided to have her wedding at the newly built Rattlesden Cricket Pavilion. This impressive timber building is fully equipped with solar thermal and solar pv panels, making […]


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Vintage 2011

What a jolly good time we all had at Vintage this year. Three days at the Southbank in London dressed up in 60’s and 40’s attire, with hair by Batise and make up by Benefit we felt like starlets from a film set. This is one of the most exciting things of being at Vintage. Everyone loves the […]


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March Hare Collective

If you’re twiddling your thumbs this weekend and happen to be close to The Apex in Bury st Edmunds, I have the answer! This weekend Saturday and Sunday see’s the bunch get together from The March Hare Collective including Serendipity Street. The MHC are a group of local artists, designers and crafters willing to challenge […]


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Wonderland Wedding

We did it … we styled a beautiful event for Suzie and Nick at The Weir in London last weekend. The weather was perfect. Based on an Alice in Wonderland theme, Suzie wanted something fun and quirky to incorporate vintage china, candelabras, chandeliers and a good photo backdrop. The budget was tight but we all […]


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Vintage Prop Hire In Suffolk

Collecting?  “Yes I’m quite good at that” Over the years I can’t resist buying olde worlde gardening tools … unusual chairs, old suitcases, railway advertising signs, vintage frames, wooden ladders and apple crates to name a few … And now I have the perfect excuse for my beautiful vintage collection, they all sit perfectly with […]


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Cake Pops in London

We delivered our first batch of Suffolk’s finest cake pops to a wedding in London at the weekend and wow they tasted good … We have made 100’s over the last couple of months to capture the right texture and now a few pounds heavier! we have a winner. So next time if you’re wanting […]


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Vintage Wedding Fair

On Sunday we will be at the Truly Vintage Wedding Fair at Glemham Hall and we are truly excited about this, not just to meet like minded people and talk to all of the lovely brides, but to be part of the first vintage wedding event in Suffolk. We have been asked by Donna of […]


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1920’s at Vintage

Another snipit for the upcoming Vintage show in London on the 28th to 31st July, at Southbank. And if you’re looking for us, we’ll be here. But if I get 5 minutes, I’d love to be over here.  


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Mayor Takes Tea with Serendipity Street

Last Friday we were invited to serve 700 cream teas, for the Royal Wedding celebrations in West London. After setting up our marquee in The Butts, Brentford. Coffee machiene was switched on along with the water heater. 300 Mouthwatering Cupcakes had been made. 400 Fruit, plain and cherry scones along with English strawberry jam and […]


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Happy Easter

Very Very busy eating Easter Eggs at the moment, but here’s a vintage card for you all to enjoy. And I really like this idea from the Good Housekeeping magazine. Happy Easter to you.


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Happy Mothers Day Vintagestyley

My Mum has had all the homemade things, a girl could ask for, lavender hearts, draft excluder, pictures, jam, chutney, shortbread, apple pies, scones, soap, shea butter cream, plates, jugs, & pot’s even a beach wind breaker. I might be leaving it a little late but I wouldn’t want to break the tradition and not present […]


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