We have made many like-minded friends during our efforts to provide environmentally-friendly, and locally sourced flowers and gifts. Here are a few of them…
The ASHA Centre…We source some gorgeous organic flowers, herbs, fruit and vegetables from the divine garden at the ASHA Centre- we feel very lucky to be in touch with this special centre, which is also available for hire! www.ashacentre.org
Ben Locke Photography…With many of his striking photographs captured in our beautiful county, just a few miles from Lavender’s Blue, it is a pleasure for us to stock Ben’s wonderfully creative work. www.benlockephotography.co.uk
The General Stores, Mitcheldean and Bordello Banquets….The General Stores, Mill End Mitcheldean is a historic Grade II listed building dating back to the 1400s. It is brought to life by the charismatic Liz, who owns and runs the property. Located on the edge of a village, the General Stores has all the amenities one might need for a weekend away for Forest holidays or a self-catering weekend in a big country house.
Bordello Banquets, a sister company, works in and around Bristol, Ross on Wye and the Forest of Dean in between, and caters for parties, weddings and events, and for guests of the self-catering house and venue Mill End, Mitcheldean.
Bordello Banquets offers catering, table themes, styling, china hire, entertainment, classes and pampering. These can include live acoustic music and burlesque performance, cocktail and chocolate classes, mobile pizza oven, Bedouin tent, vintage furniture hire and pamper treatments and luxury pamper hampers, to name but a few options.
The Rumbling Tum….Based in Ross-on-Wye, Gay and her team offer high quality catering; Friendly service combined with simply delicious food- a winning combination! www.therumbling-tum.co.uk
Forget-Me-Not Vintage…Planning a wedding? With your flowers, dress, venue and food secured, Forget-Me-Not Vintage offers finishing touches to perfect your day! Contact Lucy for high quality vintage china, tableware and accessory hire for all occasions. www.forget-me-not-vintage.co.uk
Clearwell Castle….The stunning Clearwell Castle offers a magical wedding day for the lucky bride and groom who tie the knot here. Lavender’s Blue regularly teams up with the castle staff providing perfect flowers to accompany this breathtaking venue. www.countryhouseweddings.co.uk/clearwell-castle