Tuesday, 25 January 2011

First Snowdrops begin to appear at Lytham Hall

Lytham Hall has had its Winter Hibernation and its now time to spring back into life for 2011 and celebrate the first Snowdrops.
The Popular Lytham Hall Snowdrop Sunday Walks are every Sunday in February and see thousands of people through the gates. A fantastic opportunity for people to see the beautiful building and chance to show that the venue is a popular tourist attraction
The Hall opens from 10:30am with last admission at 3:30pm

For more information on the Snowdrop walks
Call the Hall Estate on 01253 736652

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Some Literary Lunches with Rowley's Catering and Silverdell Books

Rowley's Catering has once again teamed up with Silverdell Books of Kirkham to bring you a selection of exciting Afternoon Tea and Book Launch Events over the next few months

The first of our events is on Thursday 10th March

This Is an Afternoon with Sarah Brown the Wife of Former Prime Minister

This event is to take place in the Banqueting Hall of The Baronial Hoghton Tower Nr Preston
Featuring a Truly Spectacular Afternoon Tea from Rowley's Catering, Meet, Greet and Talk from Sarah Brown and a Signed Copy of her new book.

Ticket Price is £30.00

Our Next event is Friday 11th March

An Afternoon with Joanna Trollope
The Highly Acclaimed Contemporary Novelist who has had hit Novels with The Rector's Wife, A Village Affair and A Passionate Man

The Event is Held at The Lindum Hotel in St Annes and Feature
Meet and Greet with the Author
Glass of Prosecco on arrival
Afternoon Tea Style Sandwiches and Miniature Pattisserie
Tea & Coffee
A Signed copy of her newest Novel

All for £30.00

For more information on these two fantastic events please contact Silverdell Books

01772 683444

Monday, 3 January 2011

Laura & Ewan Cobain's New Years Eve Winter Wonderland Wedding

Staining Lodge Golf Club was the Venue for what was to be a Winter Wonderland Extravaganza on 31st December 2010

The Bride and Groom were greeted by Paul Rowley with Laura's very own Champagne Cocktail

Soon followed by the other 130 guests who were ready for the festivities
Along with the Champagne Cocktails were Espresso Cups of Bailey's Hot Chocolate

Served with some of Rowley's Canapés
Tempura King Prawns
Sautéed Mushroom, Tarragon and Mature Cheddar Cheese Crostini
Chicken Satay with Peanut Satay Dipping Sauce
Miniature Shepard Pie's

Laura's extra little touches complimented what was a fantastic setting

The Very Talented Jane Thompson and Team Flower Design had gone all out on the flowers providing what must have been the most details and stunning looking top table display I have seen

The Marquee from Ck Marquees with its fully Black Star Lit Roof Set The Winter Wonderland Theme off and the tables were lifted with illuminated snowy Orchid displays

The Chef's were hard at work in the Kitchen's preparing a Feast whilst the guests relaxed in the Lodge

The Legendary Phil's Bakery of Lytham once again made an appearance on the menu this time with some of his fantastic Artizan Bread selection

To Start
A Smooth Chicken Liver Pate Served in a Sealed Jar with Applewood Scented Smoke, Cherry Tomato Salad, Melba Toast and Home Made Tomato & Chilli Chutney

For Main Course
Was the Increasingly Popular 'Host The Roast'
I love this as a Main Course, as it really spurs interactivity amongst the guests at the table
A Sirloin of Beef brought out on it's own chopping board with carving knife and fork to the Lucky nominated Carver, Served with Rustic Roasted Root Vegetables, Dauphinoise Potatoes, Yorkshire Pudding and Rich Roast Gravy

For Dessert was Individual Fondue Platters
Selected Fresh Fruit, Miniature Marshmallows and Hand Made Doughnuts
All Served with Bowl of Melted Milk Chocolate

To Finish
Was Cafetieres of Coffee, Boards of Locally Selected Cheese and Hand Made Shortbread

And if you thought that was enough, there was more.
For the evening food was Hand Made Pork & Leek Sausages, Mashed Potato, Mash Carrot & Suede with Onion Gravy Served with Plenty of Crusty Bread

The Cake looked stunning decorated with Icing Snowflakes and Diamonds

Our Great Friend Jonny Draper had all the photo's in check and was there throughout the day capturing all the memorable moments right till the end of the first dance

The Happy Couple Cut the Cake in front of a crowd of Flashing Camera's

The Rowley's Illuminated Bars looked fantastic with the Purple theme and Proved a fantastic setting for the cocktail flairer's who were very popular !

Once the Formalities had been completed the guests took to the dance floor and were entertained by the Brilliant White Keys Band

The Clock Struck Midnight and the Fabulous Balloon that had been waiting in the background all day finally exploded

Congratulations Laura and Ewan and a Happy New Year from Rowley's Catering