Services & Suppliers

We can help arrange wedding services both in-house or from providers in the local area.

Self Catering

Lower Coombe farm: Fresh from our own organic farm and delivered to the farmhouse.

Organic beef box: Delicious organic meat cut and packed to your specification. Fresh or frozen. If you want mince rather then brisket, small joints not large, cubed beef not mince, or sausages and burgers (which are made using an organic mix) to cook on the Middle Coombe Farm BBQ. you can specify your requirements and let William and Pam put your order together. Packs available for free delivery to the farmhouse. Pam & William Roffe-Silvester on 01884 820994 / 079 67030077. Email: roffesilvester@btopenworld.com Or pamroffesilvester@btinternet.com

 
Shopping: Most provisions can be purchased from the local town of Tiverton and market day is a Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.Tesco's and Morrisons are also available.

Catering:  Local cook: Lucie Moore – “Feast Without Fuss”. Tel : 01398 332011 Mobile: 07586 354278 Email: lucie@feastwithoutfuss.co.uk Website: feastwithoutfuss.co.uk


Registrar & Celebrants

Tiverton Registrar: 01392 385070

Sarah Chapman-Independent Celebrant. Naming Ceremonies-wedding Celebrations-Civil Partnerships-Renewal of Vows. tel.07870 763304  email: celebrationceremonies2@gmail.com  website: www.celebrationceremoniessouthwest.com

Alison Orchard - Conducts Humanist (non-religious) ceremonies,tel: Crediton 01363 774971. tel:07734 154607 website: http://humanist.org.uk/alisonorchard/

Levannah Morgan - Pagan Handfasting Celebrant. tel: Tiverton 01884 266725  e-mail: levannah@btinternet.com

Marilyn Purchase - Interfaith Minister, Barnstaple - Contact: 01598 763416   e-mail:  ashmead@hotmail.com


Tent & Marquee hire

 

Over the Moon Tents & Events - music, lighting, décor and tent hire - even though they are not local they offer an amazing package. Tel: 07979 784797 website: www.overthemoontents.com, email: info@overthemoontents.com

 


Wedding Caterers

As a self-catering venue you will need to book a professional outdoor caterer/firm for your wedding day. You may well already have several ideas for who is going to provide the food for your event. The suppliers below are experienced outdoor caterers that have worked with us in the past. We do advise our wedding couples not to use caterers unless they are experienced in catering for outdoor events. All caterers are required to submit their Public Liability Insurance & Food certifications.

Pam & William Roffe Silvester: Lower Coombe Farm (part of Middle Coombe Farm) offer organic hog roasts from a very local source. Hog roast to die for. They can also cook organic beef as a beef roast on a spit. This organic beef is from their own herd, reared on the farm, you don’t any more local then that!! Pam & William can provide beef in various cuts for the wedding meal and thereafter for BBQ’s for the following days etc.  They can be contacted on Tel: 01884 820994

Fego Food Company-Wedding Catering in Devon. Modern event catering in Devon & Cornwall. Giving beautiful ingredients an inspiring personality;  making food which can tell stories. Together we deliver creative menus which celebrate your own personal, individual and wonderful tastes. Contact them through their website: Fego Food Company

Astridges- They prepare everything with a passion and commitment to local produce provide outstanding service at a down-to-earth cost tel. Paul on 07811 416254 website: www.astridgescatering.co.uk

Your plaice or mine- superb, untraditional, urban chip shop van roaming the streets, popping up at events. Homemade, local, fresh produce. Sustainable and a sprinkling of banter. Highly recommended & absolutely delicious. Fabulous for relaxed Saturday weddings. mob. 07825 985855. See them on Facebook. website:www.yourplaiceormine.co.uk

Eat with Englands- Master caterers for all occasions and diets.With over 30 years experience in the catering industry, our chefs and events managers all have a passion for providing you with your perfect day. Contact Jane Englands: 01395 223802. website: www.eatwithenglands.co.uk

Organic Experience (previously Manic Organic) - event caterers tel: 01209. 890115, Mobile: 07800 648919. email: tintizod@hotmail.com

Dartmoor Kitchen -winners of ‘West Country Wedding Caterer of the year’ 4 years running  tel: 01395 239000, website: www.dartmoorkitchen.co.uk

Feast without Fuss. Lucie has experience working for wedding couples at Middle Coombe Farm. Creating seasonal menus tailored to your taste using only the best local ingredients.  Contact Lucie Moore - mob: 07586 354278  website: www.feastwithoutfuss.co.uk

Ceylon Curry House - Based in Tiverton, Ceylon Curry House is focused on providing a high-quality catering service and customer satisfaction to all who enjoy a great curry. www.ceyloncurry.co.uk

Posh Nosh - Creative Cuisine. Tel: 01392 444877 Email: info@posh-nosh.co.uk website: www.posh-nosh.co.uk

Icicle Tricycle - Classic 1920's ice cream bike and cart available to hire for your wedding.  More details on the website: www.icicletricycle.co.uk.  For more information and bookings contact:  Matthew or Rebecca Cooper on Crediton 01363 866278 or e-mail: icecreamtrike@yahoo.co.uk

Hitch-a-Fridge-Refrigerated Trailer Hire. Contact Rob Webb for bookings and information on 01363 773229 or mob: 07889 421028. email: info@hitchafridge.co.uk

Country Cheeses Topsham - all British and mostly from the Westcountry. We feel ourselves to be very fortunate as we deal with the cream of cheesemakers who are driven to produce the best cheeses you could find anywhere, and who are also prepared to produce cheeses especially for us. Superb to deal with & can help you with the ultimate cheese wedding cake (wonderful for evening food on your wedding day). Please note you will need to supply any decoration/greenery to dress your cheese cake. website:www.countrycheeses.co.uk. Tel.01822 615035 email: info@countrycheeses.co.uk


Wedding Furniture-Further Options

Virginia's Vintage Hire: For lovers of simple rustic chic. A carefully selected collection of vintage furniture & accessories designed to bring rustic charm to any occasion. Virginia is the person to use if you prefer to hire trestle tables for the marquee. Contact Ginny mob:07772 132875  email: hello@virginiasvintagehire.co.uk website: virginiasvintagehire.co.uk


Drinks

The Jolly Vintner:  tel: 01884-255644. Selection of wines, etc, at great prices and will offer"sale or return" - therefore if you don't use it you can return it and will not be charged! We supply you with a "Bar" document detailing all your requirements to stock a bar, source all your local drinks, how to set it up etc.

Moorwine:  Superb local supplier of delicious sparkling wine (ideal for your speeches & toasts), champagne, red & white wine. Tracy Brock has spent years searching internationally for wines that are utterly wonderful. Tastings can be organised at Middle Coombe. Amazingly, Moorwine can offer Sale or Return on your wedding wine/prosecco order. tel.01398 341406  Mobile:07970 567628  email:tracy@moorwine.co.uk

Rocktails: Glorious mocktails. Each of their blends are hand crafted using natural ingredients & super fruits to create four delicious crushes. Just freeze, squeeze & enjoy as a refreshing cocktail or add a dash of tipple to turn into your favourite cocktail. The perfect fuss free, sociable drink. Contact: Chris Yandell- chris@rocktails.co.uk or Katie Bain- katie@rocktails.co.uk. Website: www.rocktails.co.uk

Yearlstone vineyard: local vineyard that grow and produce their own wine, they also sometimes offer a bulk discount contact: Roger and Juilet White Tel: 01884 855700 Email: info@yearlstone.co.uk Website: www.yearlstone.co.uke: www.moorwine.co.uk

"Just Change UK": Tea supplied by M.C.F. For more information on this tea visit www.justchangeuk.org and www.justchangeindia.org (little things like just changing your tea can help make that difference the world needs - why not try it?).

Bloomberry juice Company: Local in Clyst Hydon, non alcoholic (but can be mixed!), no added sugars, 100% natural and no nasty additive - It's just the BloomBerry way  Contact: Chris & Sarah Jones  01884 277471  Mobile:  07793067638  email: chris@bloomberryuice.co.uk or sarah@blomberryjuice.co.uk website: www.bloomberryjuice.co.uk

The Exeter Brewery: Since changing our name from Topsham & Exminster Brewery in 2008, we have expanded ever more rapidly. We now have a fantastic site in Cowley Bridge Road where we have a retail shop and Tap-Room Bar. Very helpful with their advice & delivery/pick up. Tel.01392 259059 email:enquiries@exeterbrewery.co.uk

Exmoor Ales: Beautiful local ales. Deliver to Middle Coombe Farm & are very helpful. website: www.exmoorales.co.uk or tel. 01984 623798. Tastings can be organised at their brewery site.

Topsham Ales: Topsham Ales is a micro-brewery with a difference providing good quality ales
whilst investing in the community and treading lightly on the earth. The brewery is a co-operative owned and run by members of the local community and our beers reflect Topsham’s rich heritage. website: bob@topsham-ales.co.uk


Flowers

We allow, all greenery to be picked from our woodlands but ask you not to pick flowers from our gardens and woodlands.

In Bloom Devon: Seasonal, eco flowers picked for your special day. We create hand-tied bridal bouquets, posies, buttonholes and arrangements for the church or civil ceremony venue. We can also deliver buckets of flowers for you to arrange.  InBloomDevon. tel.07813 138986 for Nicola & Jenny. email:info@inbloomdevon.co.uk. To see how fabulous Nicola & Jenny are just go to this blog of Tamsin & Alex's wedding held here in september 2015.

Clements Farm- the Devon flower farm that specialises in growing wildflowers for DIY weddings in the South West.Perfect for those wishing to bring a more natural feel to proceedings. www.clementsfarm.co.uk. Contact: Richard James. tel. 01884 849329 or email:richard@clementsfarm.co.uk.

The Flower Field - www.theflowerfield.co.ukWe believe in sustainably grown, season cut flowers that are grown without artificial fertilisers or pesticides and delivered without air miles.  tel: Claire 01404 814173  Mobile: 07964 586464  e-mail: info@theflowerfield.co.uk

Jan Waters - JW Blooms. From a small, secluded field in Somerset, we grow traditional British cut flowers - all the old cottage-garden favourites from cornflowers, love-in-a-mist and deliciously fragrant sweet peas to snapdragons, old-English roses and sumptuous dahlias. Tel: 01823 660870 M: 07939 093249   e-mail: info@jwblooms.co.uk

Farm Flowers - tel: 01884 258122  e-mail: sales@farmflowers.eclipse.co.uk website:www.farmflowers.co.uk

MeadowSweet-Flowers & Floristry-Own grown flowers for weddings, events & occasions. Contact: Emma Dixon on 07784 855998 Facebook: Meadowsweet Flowers & Floristry. email:meadowsweet.flowers@icloud.com


Decorations

Bampton's Beautiful Bunting: Beautiful locally handmade bunting available to hire from 70p/metre.  Click here for more pricing information.  Contact: Gen Ottaway - Tel: 01398 331732   e-mail: bamptonsbeautifulbunting@hotmail.co.uk

Balloons: Bio-degradable plastic balloons from - JT's Party House, Tiverton tel: 01884 233741  website: www.jtspartyhouse.co.uk


Hairdressers & Make-up

Devon Wedding Hair: Kyrelle provides a superb service & comes highly recommended. Many of our brides & their entourages used Kyrelle in 2016 & much happiness ensued. Tel.07864 818020. website: www.devonweddinghair.co.uk. (See the fabulous photo above for Devon Wedding Hair's work).

Changing Faces-Devon's No.1 Make up Artists & Hair Team: They have worked with over 4,000 brides. A friendly, first class service. Tel. 07756 535091  website: www.changingfaces.net

Pauline Farr : 01884 242280  Mobile: 07800851360, Make-up - Michelle Mobile: 07863169636 Email: info@farthingsspecialoccasions.co.uk

Finishing Touch: Natural wedding makeup in Devon. Justine specialises in natural makeup & can offer all styles from natural through to dramatic evening makeovers. Check out her website: www.thatfinishingtouch.co.uk. Contact Justine on 07840 452538 or email: info@thatfinishingtouch.co.uk


Photographers

My Fabulous Life Photography: Becky Joiner & husband Tim are photographers & film makers formerly based in Sydney & now based locally to Middle Coombe Farm. Do look at the stunning photographs & wedding film made by them last June for Alice & Kevin's fabulous wedding & our website blogs showing this wonderful event. Contact: Becky Joiner on 07966 090916 or contact her through the website: www.myfabulouslife.co.uk

Barefoot Photography: Weddings-Newborns-Rave Reviews. See Karinna's beautiful website www.barefootphotographyuk.com tel. 07855 969188 or email: info@barefootphotographyuk.com. Barefoot Photography are based very locally to Middle Coombe Farm.

Ellie Grace Photography: to see samples of Ellie Grace's work please see her website www.elliegracephotography.co.uk  tel.07969 762939 or email:ellie@elliegracephotography.co.uk

Emma Case: to view a sample of her work see this page on our website Nick & Elise photos - https://middlecf2017.staging.wpengine.com/photos/index.gallery.php?gid=6
website: www.emmacasephotography.blogspot.com email:  info@emmacasephotography.co.uk

Emma Stoner: View Emma's wedding photography on her website: www.emmastonerweddings.com Tel: 07554 934750  e-mail: emma@emmastoner.com Skype: missestoner

Freckle: Weddings and any occasion. Contact Emma Richardson Tel: 07870185277 E-mail: emma@frecklephotography.co.uk website: www.frecklephotography.co.uk

Green photographic: Uses totally chorine free and, recycled paper and printed with Vegetable inks. Tel: 07966613086 Email: info@greenphotographic.com Website: www.greenphotographic.co.uk


PA's and DJ's

Bish Bosh Sound: PA Hire, Sales & Service based in Bridgwater.  Contact Jim Hedges - tel: (01278) 434198, Mobile: 07789 391294  email: jim_bishbosh2002@yahoo.co.ukwebsite:www.bishboshsound.com

Electric Spank: Funk. Soul. Jazz. Contact Simon 07715 028190. email: electricspankband@gmail.com

Discostew: Your disco your way. Contact Stewart Andrews 07791 038256 email: discostew121@gmail.com

Eddy Mac DJ: Weddings. Private parties. Club nights. Residenceies. Check Eddy out at soundcloud.com/eddymacmusic. tel: 07843 472797 or email:eddyjpmac@gmail.com


Dance Hosts and Directories

Music for Dancing: Dennis & Olympeas Samuel:  Hosts for ballroom and barn dances.  Master of Ceremonies for weddings.  Ballroom dancing classes.  Directory of dance bands etc.  tel:  01803 299791  E-mail:  musicfordancing@btopenworld.com website: www.musicfordancing.co.uk.


Music

Ceremony or background music.

Susan Sherratt: harpist. Susan is a wedding & orchestral harpist who has performed @Middle Coombe Farm this summer 2016. It was magical. tel. 01598 711810 mob.07970 071217 website:www.suetheharpist.co.uk or email:suetheharpist@btinternet.com

The Rosewood String Quartet: tel: 01803 863677, www.rosewoodquarter.co.uk

Scottish Bagpiper: Finlay McCleod. Finlay now lives in Devon and is an excellent piper. His website is www.devonpiper.com. mob: 07411 268568 or email using this link. Reasonable prices and lovely to deal with.

Pianist: Bill Young:  Telephone: 01823 681605 Mobile: 07881 644 911 info@wypianos.co.uk


Bands

Barnstormers: A highly recommended local ceilidh band that can be booked for weddings. They have a great "caller" and live up to their name. They will also let the musicians amongst your guests join in! Colin Wilson is the man to contact on 01392 882036, 07791 685 960, e-mail: colin@willow1.freeserve.co.uk, Website: www.barnstormersband.co.uk

Blue Jewel Ceilidh Band: great musicians & great music. contact. kip@eiffel.org mob: 07969 123346 - contact Kip Pratt - a really good caller, excellent ceilidh band.

Las Torders: classic Soul, Ska, Pop & Rock. Weddings. Parties. Festivals. Contact Ted Franklin. Tel.07798 845909 or email: ted.franklin@virgin.net

Fitty Gomash: - means ' to keep ones feet warm by dancing' and this wildly energenic Ceilidh band definitely do that. mob: 07945459176 or 07872958062 email: fittygomash@gmail.com Website: fittygomash.bandcamp.com

Lucy Lastic Band: barn dance with a caller, ceilidhs and traditional music tel: 01884.881385 or 840816 www.thelucylasticband.com (local)

Secrets: Chris Bridgeman   Contact: 01884.820541

Benandreu Band: Blue grass.  Contact:  01453 75123

Begasdgul - Celtic fusion, an alternative ceiligh band. Contact Jacquie Brown 01872 553138.

The Jazzberries:Ruth Culver email: music@jazzberries.co.uk
MP3 downloads available at: http://www.arkade.co.uk/ruthie_culver or on iTunes. Featuring an eclectic mix of music from Piazzolla tango and latin jazz to satirical 1930’s Berlin kabaret, Gallic chanson, swing, ballads & chill-out grooves.

The Amigos:(not local but excellent energy - they can bring in various ethnic drums and get the everyone involved, a massive mix of trad., funk, covers, their own music)  website:  www.jazzberries.co.uk click here for a PDF about 'the Jazzberries

The Big 3: Rockabilly rhythm & blues - Bob tel: 0128836/398, Joe tel: 07834 394 392 email: gigs@thebig3.co.uk website www.thebig3.co.uk (south West)

Trefellas: playing celtic & original music.  tel: 01823 413975/257488 www.flaxey-green.co.uk/Pages/Groups/Trefellas.html website: www.myspace.com/trefellaslive

Jigs for Gigs: A Folk Dance Band.Tel: 01460 241326 Email: jigsforgigs@talktalk.net

Eat the Rich: Devon's premier fiddle punk rock band. Contact: Matt: 07812246655 Liv: 07748166943           Email: eattherich@fsmail.net Website: www.myspace.com/eattherichuk

The Drat Pack: A versatile swing band, swinging their way through the classics and also very at home with motown, soul, funk and more up to date pop... 'Ensuring your evening goes with a bang as well as a swing'.Contact: Nick - 07747773634, or use the enquiry form on their website: www.thedratpack.co.uk Audio and video samples are also available for listening to on their website.

The Honest John Band: Playing varying styles of music... rock n'roll, trad jazz, swing, country, bluegrass, reggae, ska, funk, latin, 70's... any style you want.  View their band & samples of music on their website: www.honestjohnband.com Contact Tim Herniman: Tel - 079671262136 or 0208 9654303 e-mail: tim@herniman.org or use the enquiry form on their website.

The Alchemists: Tel: Woody on 01271 375723 or 07712 674 142   e-mail:  Ian Wood - i.wood123@btinternet.com Website: www.alchemistsband.co.uk


Other Wedding related services

Dotty's Chair Covers: Dotty's wants your special day to be perfect so they offer a unique, stress free, personal service, tailor made to your individual needs. Tel: Charlotte. 07813 672576 website: www.dottyschaircovers.co.uk

VEGWARE: Biodegradable disposable plates, cups, bowls and crockery - Packaging made from plants.  Tel: 0845 643 0406.  Fax: 0845 508 1556  e-mail: info@vegware.com website: www.vegware.com


Taxi's and Minibusses

Please note you will need to prebook taxis when attending weddings at Middle Coombe Farm.

Clints Taxi:  24 hour service. Private hire. Airport transfers. mob: 07934 993450

Barrie & his minibus: Tel. 07951 209473

Kingdom Tours: mini bus & bus hire company from Tiverton tel: 01884-252373
Excellent for collecting all the guests staying at the local B&B’s and driving them to the venue of Middle Coombe Farm, collecting them at midnight and dropping them all back to their individual B&B’s.

Liz Cabs: Tel 07899 903314 They have an 4 and 8 seater vehicles. Inform them you are going to Middle Coombe and if it is a group they will give you a good deal.

A-2-B services: Tel: 01884-251252 They have 4 & 7 seater vehicles.

Parkways Cabs: 01884 38899

Be & Js minibus: seats 14 for nightclub and pub runs or for what every you need, Reasonable prices contact Barrie: 07951209473 email: sampsoncrew@mail.com

Fossil’s taxis: local and long distance, competitive rates. Tel: 07824558999 email: fossils_taxis@hotmail.co.uk


We have information on lots more - if there is something you are looking for please contact us!