We regularly work with other like-minded local businesses that we highly recommend. Here's our list of top notch providers for all your little party needs.

If you're a supplier who'd like to partner with What About The Kids please get in touch.

 

Event planning, design and supplies

Dilli + Diti

A super company run by working mums and party enthusiasts, Estelle + Afroditi who have a passion for little people party planning. They have a fabulous eye for detail and think of everything you might possibly need taking care to personally design, style and co‑ordinate the party of your dreams.

Just bespoke

If you're after help to plan a truly luxury wedding get in touch with Just bespoke who offer wedding planning services across Kent, Surrey, Essex as well as London.  From helping you to plan your budget source suppliers, style your day and even managing the RSVPs.

Not your average I do 

Don't want to settle for an average wedding? Check out this West Sussex based company with bags of experience (25 years) on a mission to create totally unique weddings! Helping couples create their ideal wedding - from sourcing dreamy lanterns to creating magical woodland scenes for a forest ceremony. 

SPRINKLES CAKERY

Whether you’re looking for a handcrafted celebration or birthday cake, cupcakes matching your party theme or sweet treats and chocolates - Sprinkles Cakery is your answer. This lovely local company based in Tunbridge Wells is run by Jacqui, mother of three who loves to try out new ideas and can even offer cupcake decorating parties for your little people!

 

Networks, communities and blogs

B.LOVED

A superb blog featuring stylish and modern inspiration for anyone planning their dream wedding or party. Their features also now cover family, lifestyle and interiors written by an extensive team of contributors who are all passionate about one thing - inspiring hard working women! Check out their recent blog about a lucky three year olds' themed party that we had the delight of being part of.   

Mums the word

Our favourite network for busy working mums run by two sisters (both mums) with bags of PR and event experience. Their vision was to offer ideas and facilitate events that all the family can enjoy together (including parents). They run #Wild_Child - monthly fun family dance parties as well as a series of regular Mamas meet ups covering every kind of topic on your mind. Super popular and often sold out so get in early!

 

Photographers

Little Olives Photography

Run by Claire, a local super talented children and family lifestyle photographer who never fails to capture the atmosphere of our events - whether casual kids parties parties, weddings or more formal christenings and special events.

Shepherd Photography

Looking for a wedding photographer but want minimal posing? Shepherd Photography is worth a look. Run by Kent based, husband and wife, Nathan and Natasa Shepherd, who clearly have a passion for reportage photography and love what they do. The result - effortlessly beautiful photos capturing every moment of your day with minimal intrusions.

Venues

East Quay, WhitstablE

This tops our list for direct sea views and originality. The venue is the original oyster grading room of the Seasalter and Ham Fishery Company and still oozes coastal heritage charm. A regular wedding venue complete with a sizeable dining room, dance floor stage and open-plan kitchen and mezzanine level.

Eridge Village Hall

We love hosting events at this beautiful Victorian hall within easy reach of Tunbridge Wells, Crowborough and Rotherfield. A perfect rural setting with an acre of picturesque garden with the ability to seat up to 100 guests - a fabulous venue for weddings or parties.

Royal Wells Hotel

Stylish hotel in prime proximity to the Tunbridge Wells Pantiles area. If you're looking for an elegant setting for an afternoon tea party, wedding reception or other special occasion, the Royal Wells Hotel has great onsite facilities and fantastic dinner and drinks options too.