As owner of The Great Barn in Higher Ashton, near Exeter, Emma Birkin has hosted hundreds of weddings and events in the stunning 15th century barn conversion in the heart of Devon's countryside. She is now opening the doors to her vast store of beautiful, handpicked decorations, props, furniture and accessories for couples seeking to hire standout pieces for their wedding styling.
Brimming with distinctive pieces ranging from classic elegance and rustic chic to bohemian luxe and quirky-cool, The Great Event offers everything from linens and tablecloths, trestle tables and seating for hundreds through to candleholders and outdoor garden games.
In launching this new service, Emma has drawn on her 12 years' experience organising weddings and events. "I am aware of how important it is to our couples that not only do they look fabulous on their big day, but everything around them does too," she explains. "With this is mind, I have put together a hire collection of beautiful, unusual decorations, furniture with a difference and lovely finishing touches like linens and cloths."
For inspiration, browse the comprehensive hire collection on The Great Event's user-friendly website, which includes details on the basic party-planning must-haves alongside standout decorative pieces.
01647 252552 www.thegreatevent.co.uk
Photography Rosie Anderson