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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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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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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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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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And you thought we like tea…

A perfect Norfolk farm wedding, with some absolutely fantastic ideas! A hand made teacup chandelier, tea pot table plan, beautifully packaged tea as wedding favours all clearly suggest that we have met our match with this tea loving couple. Louise and Joe were the most attentive Bride and Groom to their guests: Providing a great selection […]


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A Woodland Wedding

What could be more fanciful than a wild woodland wedding? Anina & MJ certainly challenged their guests (and us) when trying to find this unusual location. Given only a set of co-ordinates to follow, in July this year, we dug out our maps and followed our uncertain sense of direction. A wonderfully constructed site plan, […]


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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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Lanwades Hall

The impressive Lanwades Hall are having a wedding fair this Sunday 12th October, with a few of their select suppliers. We have dressed two tables one being vintage and the other showcasing our new white china and cutlery. Having worked at Lanwades before and bookings for next year too. We have always been impressed with […]


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Seafront Celebrations

There’s nothing more revitalising than the feel of the sea breeze in the air and the sound of the tide against the shore… That’s why we loved working at the Thorpeness Country Club, one of Suffolk’s many beautiful coastal venues. The venue boasts a wonderfully neutral interior, perfect for either themed or simple decorative ideas. With high […]


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A tale of two themes

British vintage and traditional Indian decor set this wedding apart from the usual garden affair… So simple yet typically intricate themes, a combination that’s not out of place with one another, as history would tell you. We were lucky with the British weather holding off for this garden wedding, open to the elements with a cosy home-like […]


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Outside Caterer Suffolk

I love my work… It’s funny when people ask what I do and I reply with Wedding Planner and Caterer. “Wow that must be stressful” they answer. Oh no I say our weddings are a dream to do being vintage they are all very laid back and naturally beautiful. And that really is how it […]


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Photo Line

Photo lines are a great idea not just to tell the story of your lives so far, but as a perfect backdrop for something special on your day. If you haven’t so many pictures to use, grab yourself an original Polaroid it’s perfect with having the space below to write. Try printing your photo’s in an Instagram […]


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Button Button Holes

Button’s are still on trend for 2014 weddings and we want to share with you what we made for our wedding.   Wedding Button Holes fun, quirky and sealed with a kiss from Peter Pan… Hope you all get that one!  


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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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Engaged… take a peep

Don’t you just love this by Veronica Dearly. Her site is full of inspiring wedding stationary, I’m sure you’ll have lot’s of fun looking.


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A Seaside Wedding

Last year we were asked to help with the spring wedding of  Julia and Pete at the Thorpeness golf and country club.   Like a lot of brides and myself too, Julia couldn’t decide on her cake! cupcake tower, traditional fruit or  novelty with a quirky twist… Julia had always loved the traditional cakes her […]


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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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A Rock n Roll Wedding

Here’s some pictures from a yellow themed wedding, earlier this year. It was set in a lovely barn just outside Reading. There’s something so special about barn weddings. The natural backdrop of a simple barn coupled with everyone having fun, is a little piece of heaven to me! Maybe I spent too long down the […]


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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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Vintage Photo Booth

We’ve finished our vintage photo booth and are truly excited with it, props n all. Never short of a thing or two, we thought we’d roll up our sleeves, step away from the computer and get creative. We have lots of props to go with our booth, telephones, teacups and a teapot, vintage hats, classic […]


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Glemham Hall Wedding Fair

Tomorrow we’re going to the beautiful venue of Glemham Hall for their wedding fair. There’s going to be a fire in the drawing room and a fully dressed marquee with a host of local suppliers. We’ve been asked to look after the tea’s, which we’re really excited about. We have cream teas, iced biscuits, traditional […]


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Delightfully Engaged

So you’ve just got engaged, congratulations, but what next… Seal it with a ring… One of the most important things about the engagement is to seal your love with a ring. Traditionally diamonds are set within a gold or platinum ring. Take a look at the vintage fairs for an individual ring at a great […]


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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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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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Vintage Gilt Frames

We do like our gilt frames at Serendipity Street, they are so bold and in the right setting can look quite modern. Here’s a couple we used for weddings, earlier in the year. We hire these frames and can print your special words, seating plan or maybe they could be used for your menu. I’m […]


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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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Available for hire

We have 3 of these glass drinks dispensers available for hire. Perfect for Pimm’s, Cloudy Lemonade or Ginger Beer topped up with bunches of fresh mint. They look great on a vintage cloth and would work well on a candy table for vintage weddings.


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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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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 Style Hire

For the last couple of days Hannah and I have worked like the clappers … Getting ready to launch the Vintage Style Hire range, we have photographed from field to field full of beautiful vintage props. Not wanting to give too much away, but here’s a little taster of our last 2 days. This Vintage […]


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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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Wedding Planning

This weekend we are planning a wedding in London for Suzie and Nick. They want a wonderland theme and we will be providing the styling, vintage china hire and cakes. We have made some eat me tags and a few drink me lables as they are having raspberry cocktails in teapots. There will be a […]


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Truly Vintage Wedding Fair

We had a fantastic day at the truly vintage wedding fair at Glemham Hall on Sunday  and met some wonderful people. Anmar Odendal from Crumb Couture Cakes and laura Churchill from Bluebird Vintage to name a few. All of the stands looked amazing and had their own take on vintage. We’d been asked by Donna […]


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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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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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Vintage Wedding Show

Last Saturday we went to the Vintage Wedding Show in Norwich. It was lovely to appreciate everyones creative stands. We especially liked Grant-Riley a wedding planner from Suffolk and now living in London. We sipped tea from our vintage china teacups and had a slice of the bestest cakes. There was a fantastic fashion show […]


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Suffolk Wedding Fair

We had a lovely day yesterday at the Suffolk Wedding Fair, Ickworth House, Bury St Edmunds. Such a perfect setting for any wedding. Local business showing their wares to upcoming brides, Olivia and I with our vintage china hire. Some of the dresses where amazing, my favourites were from Terry Fox, a delicous mix of vintage […]


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Let’s have a Themed Wedding!

When I started my reaserch for vintage china hire, I was amazed at all the wonderful blogs of brides to be. From 20’s to a 50’s theme, maybe a Mad Hatter’s Teaparty  even a Bonfire Night Bride, they all sound amazing and I’d love to go to them all … This picture is one of […]


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Vintage Crockery Hire in Suffolk & Beyond

Something very exciting is happening over at Serendipity Street … This week sees the launch of our vintage crockery and accessorie  hire. Weather your planning a special tea party, wedding, magazine shoot or even a press event.  Vintage crockery can transform a setting. We have an exquisite collection of stylish vintage pieces from the 1920’s […]


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Suffolk Wedding Fair

Yesterday we exhibited our china at The Suffolk Wedding show, at Wherstead Park in Ipswich. It was the first show of 2011 and was to launch our Vintage China Hire. We decided to go with an Alice in Wonderland theme, which proved very popular with the visitors. We had a great time and a few […]


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Handmade Weddings

I just wanted to share with you all a fab book I was bought for Christmas. Handmade Weddings by sisters Eunice & Sabrina Moyle. It’s full of crafts that can be used for any type of party. We’ll be introducing a vintage crockery loan service in the new year which will be perfect for vintage […]


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