Friends of Dode

Our wonderful Friends of the Lost Village of Dode, are our recommended suppliers. We have chosen them, to help to deliver your special wedding as they have never let us or our couples or event organisers down and they respect the venue and all that it stands for. They include:

Boxed Wedding

Boxed Weddings provide bespoke gourmet boxes filled with delicious seasonal home cooked local produce, and designed and decorated to your theme, to form the perfect centre piece for your tables. They can cater for all occasions. Weddings, anniversaries, special birthdays, business events, shoots, or any excuse for a party.

Chelsea Buns Cake Design

Chelsea Buns Cake Design is an extremely popular wedding cake company based in Kent. Founded by its namesake Chelsea, the business is unique within the area creating designs that stand out creating a stunning centrepiece for your wedding. Chelsea Buns Cake Design mixes the elegance and beauty of a traditional wedding cake with modern techniques and each of Chelsea’s cakes has a truly contemporary feel. 

Double Bubble Prosecco Van

We’re the Double Bubble Prosecco Van which is our mini VW replica campervan, that has been lovingly converted into a mobile prosecco bar. We are brothers that have always wanted to own and run a bar and have completed this in our own unique way. Double Bubble really will be the talking point of any event. We can cater for all types of events whether it’s a wedding, corporate, public or private event also festivals.

Flying Pig Kitchen

The Flying Pig Kitchen has been established for over 25 years and is based in the South East of England. We are a family run business with a highly experienced team and offer a vast range of menus and services.

Locate to Create

Locate to Create is a family run business, with a passion for locating and styling unique and quirky items to help create bespoke events and experiences. We specialise in, and are truly obsessed with, all things vintage, rustic and boho. We supply items from vintage seating areas to centerpiece packages. 

Matt James Wedding & Portrait Photographer

Matt James Photography are pleased to be part of the team at Dode, Matt is not just a wedding photographer but shoots everything from portraits to boudoir from events to products, Photography is Matt’s full-time occupation and he feels that a wedding includes many of the disciplines required for portraits, landscape, low light, reportage, fun and natural is the key.  In addition, Matt can offer video services and also has a unique photo kiosk for continued fun at the after party.

Moody Blooms Florist

Moody Blooms offers a highly personal, friendly & attentive service specialising in beautiful and inspirational bespoke flowers. Whatever your floral requirement, Moody Blooms would love to hear from you.

Paul Fowler Magic

Paul Fowler is an award winning magician & hypnotist and member of The Magic Circle, specialising in providing amazing close-up magic and entertainment for weddings. With an impressive portfolio of clients and over 10 years of industry experience, Paul will help to make your wedding day even more special and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Ramona the Harpist

Ramona is an accomplished, professional harpist and has been performing for over twenty years.  Her repertoire includes Irish, English, classical and modern music.

She plays a beautiful Clarsach celtic harp which has a full, sweet tone. The harp is portable and can be moved inside or outside – a perfect musical accompaniment to a romantic wedding in the lost village!

The Artful Doodler

Rich Nairn, The Artful Doodler provides fun caricatures of your guests, providing laughs and entertainment on the day and a unique memento to take away with them.

The Bridal Boutique of Jules

An award winning luxury bridal Boutique located in the beautiful Deal, Kent.  Offering exquisite yet affordable collections of designer wedding dresses, from boho to vintage style, traditional to alternative silhouettes, bespoke bridesmaid dresses and bridal accessories, all lovingly handpicked for their unique individuality, quality and style. This is a bridal shop that prides itself on its professionalism and their impeccable first class customer service. Creating a magical experience in a warm, friendly and comfortable environment.

Treats On A Tricycle

Available for weddings, corporate events, birthdays, children’s parties, sporting events, fetes and so much more, they can bring a touch of nostalgia and class to your event. The team provide a variety of services including: Traditional ice cream tricycles, a designated ‘PIMMS’ tricycle, our rare and unique Vintage ice cream van ‘LittleEsther’ with 2019 bringing some new additions.

Vintage Carnival Games

Vintage Carnival Games is a family run business that specialises in bespoke handcrafted wooden outdoor carnival-themed games, designed to make your special occasion a unique, fun-filled experience.