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The 2019 Muddy Stilettos Awards

24th April - 22nd May 2019

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35 results across 6 categories Cakes Caterers Event Space Filmakers Kids' Parties Photography

Oojamaflick Filmmaker

Muddy says: Specialising in creative short films for social media, this Oxfordshire-based company has your stylish content covered.

Filmakers

Stretch and Tents

Muddy says: Goodbye boring marquees! Stretch and Tents offer beautiful, versatile and quick assembly event spaces for for weddings, festivals and events.

Event Space

Kew Little Pigs

Muddy says: One of the UK's top micro pig breeders, Kew Little Pigs in Amersham, South Bucks, also offers piggy 'experiences' - school visits, parties, PR and even TV appearances.

Activity Days

Creams, Milton Keynes

Muddy says: Dessert cafés are all the rage and your little people will love Creams in Xscape MK for its bubble waffles and Oreo-everything.

Cafés

The Tythe Barn

Muddy says: A gorgeous, converted barn that's perfect for parties, corporate events or weddings. Hey, we love it so much one of our team got married there.

Event Space

The Five Arrows, Aylesbury

Muddy says: This Grade II-listed hotel and function room, standing at the gates of Waddesdon Manor, is a refined, tranquil spot for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner.

Event Space

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The Ashmolean Events Space

Muddy says: A world-class museum that hosts loads of events and is available to hire to give your wedding, Christmas party, reception or whatever, a unique backdrop and sprinkle of magic.

Art

The Magnum Company

Muddy says: For those who like their champagne bigger and better! We’re loving this well-priced online company, dealing only in magnum sizes, that’s facilitating the Muddy habit in bubbles, cider, gin and port.

Caterers

Rebecca Barrett Cooks

Muddy says: Excellent private chef Rebecca Barrett, tested by the whole Muddy team - charming and unflappable in person and offering inventive, inspiring food.

Caterers

Go Ape, Black Park

Muddy says: Not many activities that can involve a family from toddler through to teen and beyond, but the adrenaline-fuelled tree top adventure of Go Ape in the beautiful Black Park, south Bucks, is one of them.

Activity Days

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The Copse

Muddy says: A stunning self-catering house and gardens with the wow factor in the Chiltern Hills.

Event Space

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Wendy Aldiss Photography

Muddy says: Specialising in wedding reportage, Wendy Aldiss creates characterful, natural and beautiful photography that captures all the emotion of the day.

Photography

belistore

Muddy says: A mobile bakery offering mouth-watering brownies, pastries and muffins served fresh out of their oven at your event.

Cakes

Monkton Barn

Muddy says: A picturesque, extremely flexible wedding and party venue in a stunning setting near Marlow, Buckinghamshire. No vision too eccentric for these guys, and we love them for it!

Event Space

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The Tipsy Flamingo, Mobile

Muddy says: Cocktails ahoy! Book this stylish, shiny mobile van and the trained Tipsy Flamingo mixologists for parties in Buckinghamshire and beyond (they'll travel anywhere for a good party apparently).

Bars

Mini-Epic

Muddy says: Want to stand out in your friends' inboxes? These personalised video invites are fun, easy and quick to make.

Kids' Parties

Squidgydoodle

Muddy says: Parents of young children, breathe a sigh of relief. These clever craft and party boxes allow your 3+ kids the creativity they love - and you don't have to lift a finger!

Arts & Crafts

Rumsey’s Chocolaterie, Thame

Muddy says: A gorgeous chocolaterie, with branches in Thame and Wendover. Good luck extracting your drooling children from within.

Cafés

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Mini Professors

Muddy says: Toddler groups at the village hall lost their lustre? We love the sound of Mini Professors, a fun, educational pre-school science class in Didcot, Wallingford and Abingdon.

Activity Days

La Belle Assiette

Muddy says: Easily searchable and well priced catering by a dream team of chefs who clean up after themselves. Because we don't always want to be in the kitchen at parties.

Caterers

Beryl The Vintage Caravan

Muddy says: Stylish, sweet, photogenic and oozing retro style, Beryl deserves an invite to every garden party. This vintage caravan can be hired as both a photo booth.

Caterers

Cornwell Manor

Muddy says: An absolutely stunning Cotswold manor house estate, ideal for private parties, civil ceremonies or wedding receptions. I'm eyeing it up for my significant next birthday.

Event Space

Oglee Poglee Party Bags

Muddy says: Cross one thing off your party to-do list with these Oglee Poglee kids' party bags - art and crafty gorgeousness at a mere £4 a pop.

Arts & Crafts

Oglee Poglee

Muddy says: Truly creative kid-approved parties featuring design-your-own rockets, witches brews and paint-your-own giant polar bears. Genius glue and glitter-filled gorgeousness.

Activity Days

Bright Sparks

Muddy says: Hoverboards, rocket launchers, dry ice, explosions: these kids' parties go off with a proper pop. Bonus points for the weird-science slime and sherbet to take home at the end.

Activity Days

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Muddy says: A must for all die-hard Thomas the Tank Engine fans, this little railway centre offers the chance to take a trip on a full-size or miniature steam engine.

Activity Days

Sojo Kitchen

Muddy says: Planning a party? Raise a glass to the clever folk at Sojo Kitchen. A can-do, flexible attitude and made-to-measure service includes marquee hire, venue styling and first-rate catering.

Caterers

Pierreponts, Goring-on-Thames

Muddy says: Laidback and lovely riverside cafe in Goring which also doubles as a private party venue. Book for a stylish and slick afternoon tea, lunch or three-course dinner.

Cafés

Bluebell Biscuiterie

Muddy says: Freshly baked, perfectly iced, cleverly creative, these sweet treats are a cut-above your usual bourbon biscuit. For birthdays, christenings, weddings - or just because.

Caterers

Chenies Manor

Muddy says: Fancy tying the knot somewhere with proper historic pedigree? This Grade I-listed pile was once a hangout for Henry VIII no less - his ghost sometimes even swings by.

Event Space

Chateau Marmot

Muddy says: Glitzy top-tier caterers worth getting your glam on for. UK-wide pop-ups from these party pros always sell out so advance booking's advised.

Caterers

Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Great Milton

Muddy says: Raymond's Blanc's pitch-perfect Oxfordshire institution needs no introduction. Thirty years of two Michelin stars, beautiful kitchen gardens and top-tier gastronomie.

Event Space

The Wonder Kitchen

Muddy says: Bunting and bespoke cupcakes served with a smile from a retro pink camper called Lily. Ideal for parties with a fun twist.

Cakes

Poundon House

Muddy says: Elegant Oxfordshire wedding venue hosting dreamy yoga, health and relaxation retreats - prefect for a pre-nup pamper ahead of your big day.

Event Space

Paul Wilkinson Photography

Muddy says: Happy couple to-be? Get ready to do a happy (first) dance. Le Manoir's official photographer can be at your beck-and-call, too.

Photography

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