Event catering

We are proud to partner with leading event caterer Seasoned to bring you and your guests amazing culinary experiences.

The Seasoned team will design menus for you using the finest, local and seasonal ingredients as well as their meticulous expertise in planning events.

We’re a friendly bunch, so please get in touch if you’ve got a question, want to plan an event or experience, or find out more about our fabulous food and drink.  Fill out our Quick Enquiry form or alternatively, drop us a line with your event catering queries at events@merlinvenues.com  or phone the Merlin Events London team on 020 7487 0224 (Monday to Friday 9.30-17.30).

Sussex Bakehouse

We’re James & Sophie and we run Sussex Bakehouse, a small, independent bakery business making delicious treats from our professional kitchen in Sussex. We’re passionate about crafting scrumptious, beautiful bakes by hand, using the best ingredients we can get our hands-on. We like to do things a little differently and we’re very inventive in our approach to baking, producing unique creations that look as good as they taste!”

Two Little Pigs Cakes and Bakes

Two Little Pigs Cakes and Bakes was established in 2020 and is the creation of Anne Hughes and Vicky Newton. Our products are all homemade and include cupcakes, tray bakes, mini-loaf cakes, and celebration cakes.

Mark Parker – DJ

theDJ.co.uk works with carefully selected DJs who specialise in corporate and private events.  Our talented DJ team regularly plays at Brighton’s best venues.   We provide sound and lighting for events of all sizes and will play a DJ set based tailored to your brief.  Our aim is to work with you to create an amazing, stress-free party.

Nikki West – Balloon Wise 

We are a family-run balloon decorating balloon business working primarily in Brighton for the past 30 years. We work on corporate events as well as smaller parties. We cater for all budgets, we are members of NABAS, so up to date on all new and evolving balloon trends and products.

Brighton Sound System

We have been providing A/V hire and production services for over 15 years. Our depth of knowledge, dedication to customer care and no compromise attitude to delivering high quality service has led us to having a client base that includes Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust, Fred Perry, University of Sussex, Tate Modern, Sony Music, Google, Glastonbury Festival, Waterstones & the NSPCC. We provide tailor made solutions for all your A/V needs.

Southern Bandits

We deliver the best in Rock n Roll, Ska & Rockabilly covers, from many artists including Madness, The Specials, Bill Hayley, Eddie Cochran and Van Morrision. We offer a complete service in addition to the Live Music we offer background music during set up, breaks and evening end. We offer a 3/4 piece band tailored to suit your event.

Prelude

Prelude has been a leading provider of outstanding entertainment and event management since 1984. Our depth of experience and extensive range of both traditional artists and dynamic young talent ensures unequalled service, together with the choice of the finest acts available today.

Sternberg Clarke

Sternberg Clarke are London’s leading suppliers of entertainment for corporate events, private parties, weddings and more. With over 18 years’ experience in the events industry, our expertise lies in all types of entertainment; from magicians to musicians, circus to cabaret acts and everything in-between.

Blank Canvas Entertainment

Blank Canvas Entertainment was created to provide the best entertainment for events throughout London and the rest of the UK. Founded by performers with decades of experience in the entertainment industry, our team are dedicated to making every event a success and ensuring that everyone has a good time. We pride ourselves on booking only the very best professional quality acts and providing a personalised service, tailored to your needs.

Seasoned

A Seasoned event means great food and drink, Great British ingredients, great service and great fun. We’ve been doing this for over four decades and still love it. What’s our secret? Give us a call and find out. Exceptional food, impeccable service, every time.

Asian

Seasoned’s Mazaa brand brings you the reassurance and experience of Seasoned’s 40 year history in making wonderful events with the enviable reputation of our Mazaa chefs delivering original and imaginative food, creating memorable Asian weddings and events. Our partnership delivers fabulous events from 50 to 1,000 guests. Our Mazaa chefs have trained to Michelin standards and are highly experienced in fine dining Asian cuisine including Bengali, North Indian, Gujarati and Sri Lankan, as well as cooking Halal, Jain and full vegetarian menus.

Kosher

At Seasoned we also partner with Kenneth Arfin to produce world-class authentic Kosher cuisine, again with the front of house and venue experience that Seasoned brings to every event. Our creative chefs ensure that the authenticity of the food is exactly how it should be and the flair of the menu design and front of house management is second to none.

Ginger Lily Florists

Situated in Brighton, this beautiful antipodean flower shop is just a little bit special… Fresh daily flowers, our florist team is experienced in decorating & styling venues for corporate clients, helping them to stage the perfect backdrop or adapt a room styling through flowers, exquisite detail, each project is uniquely inspired by design, colour & architecture.

Lavender Green

With over 20 years’ experience decorating the most wonderful private parties and corporate events, the depth of knowledge and range of floral designs we offer is unsurpassed. From contemporary to traditional, small to large, we will create designs specifically for your event.

Simon J Lycett Ltd

As the most sought after celebrity floral decorators, Simon J Lycett Ltd is an accredited supplier to London’s top venues. Voted the Florist of the Year in the inaugural New Covent Garden Market Flower Awards in 2013 and with an international reputation for being Europe’s finest floral decorating company, Simon J Lycett Ltd is very experienced at working on both large scale events and small, intimate dinners.

Petal to the Metal

We work hard and have fun, meet interesting people and most importantly get to be creative through interesting briefs, beautiful venues, fantastic clients and of course wonderful, colourful flowers. Petal to the Metal is born out of this rich experience. The concept is simple, we provide strong designs with high quality flowers, delivered and managed with exceptional service.

Boutique Booths

Award-winning, unique, full-length photo booth to make your day extra special. All our packages include:

  • Unlimited double prints and HD video messaging.
  • Fully customisable prints matching theme, colour scheme and fonts.
  • Your own book signed by each of your guests as a unique keepsake from your big day.
  • Stunning full-length images within the small footprint of a photo booth.
  • Minimum of two members of staff to host the booth and help guests get the best photos.

Booth Monkey

Add the fun factor to your event with our photo booth and create unforgettable memories. We cater for many events and aim to provide a personalised service to suit your theme and needs.

Showtime Photo Booth

Whether you’re planning a corporate event, charity evening, birthday party or wedding, our high-tech photo booth is a chic addition to any event. We believe in keeping things simple. There’s no silver, gold or platinum packages to get lost in, just a great photo booth to hire that’s sure to impress.

Lynsey Nicol, Photographer

Based in Brighton, Lynsey specialises in corporate events and private parties. With her skills in low-light photography and creative flair, Lynsey is dedicated to documenting your event, capturing the highlights and emotions as they happen, leaving you with a gallery of professional images that portray the day/evening and most importantly your guest’s experiences.

Lynsey prides herself in being professional, with a friendly approach, and is on hand to discuss your requirements prior to your event ensuring your expectations are met.

Alex Bamford, Photographer

Over my 6 years as a Brighton-based commercial photographer, I’ve worked with clients to create images that capture events from 50 to 50,000 people. With a relaxed and friendly style, I create natural images capturing people and details to build up an overall picture of the event whilst being not getting in the way of it.

Greg Allen Photography

Greg Allen has earned a reputation for capturing the great moments at events before they’re missed. Whether you are looking for a photographer to take pictures throughout an event, some portrait images, or for a private event to capture the flow and feeling of the day, Greg will spend time with you prior to the event to ensure he knows exactly what you are looking for in your pictures.

FS Media

FS Media specialises in filming weddings and special events, and accepts 25 events per year, letting us control quality by limiting quantity. We concentrate on our clients, allowing us to visualise what they see and expect from their day. The result is a sophisticated film that exceeds the client’s expectations. Don’t just have a wedding video, demand more for your wedding day and have a visual masterpiece.

Red Photographic

Whatever the event or occasion, we will provide just the right photographer to give you a stunning record of your day. Images are edited and delivered online via our bespoke image management system – the iPlatform. You will also receive a beautiful printed magazine of your event. Prices start from as little as £350 for a two-hour shoot. Please have a look around our website.