Contact Ken Tappenden

The Old Coach House
Gleanings Mews
St Margarets Street
Kent ME1 1SS
United Kingdom

Tel and Fax:  01634 402684 
Freephone: 0800 999 5094
Mobile:  07719 478644

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Weddings and Events

Weddings of all denominations: Royal Weddings, English, Jewish, Bat/Barmitzvahs, Asian, Indian, Turkish, Greek, Awards, Launches, Charity Concerts, City Liveries, Cruises and Sporting Events, graduations. Engaged at Hilton, Dorchester, Grosvenor House, The Ritz, Ritz Club, Claridges, Savoy, London Marriott, House of Lords/Commons, Hurlingham Club, Palaces,Castles, Stately Homes, QE2, Queen Mary, Eastwell Manor, Cooling Castle, Barnsgate Manor. 

Top man for marquees and outside events and works for most leading banqueting directors and top licensed kosher caterers including: Tony Page Ltd, Perrys the wedding company and Production Companies – Dream Events, Banana Split and many others. Also  a City of London Beadle and Toastmaster for Banquets and Services at the Mansion House, Guildhall, St. Paul’s Cathedral and all City Livery Halls.  Celebrant for Civil Marriages/Ceremonies and baby namings.


Board of Jewish Deputies Nelson Mandela -  Dinner Park Lane Hotel - Shereton
Cancer BACUP Cocktails/Ball 
HRH Princess Alexandra
Shakespeare Globe & Intercontinental Hotel
The Olympic medal winners HRH The Princess Royal Savoy - London
Peter the Great Royal Gala Dinner/Concert HRH Prince Michael of Kent Kensington Palace
Royal Academy of Engineering HRH The Prince Philip and The Duke of Kent - Awards Dinner Drapers Hall - City & Savoy
Institute of Directors Presidents Annual Dinners Mansion House - City of London
United Wards of the City of London Presidents Church Service/Luncheons Guildhall /Mansion House
Jewish Community Security Trust Reception/Annual Dinner Grosvenor House - Great Room
Citizens Advice Bureau HRH Princess Royal The Dorchester
Conservative Party Black/white ball & Lady Thatcher 80th Billingsgate&Four Seasons
State Visit and Investiture Her Majesty the Queen Buckingham Palace
Building Society Associations Conference/Dinners Edinburgh Castle/Museum
Law Society/ Bar Council Dinners/Admissions Ceremonies Chancery, Grays & Lincolns Inns; Royal Lancaster Hotel
Jersey Airport Private Wedding and Ball 
HM Queen Noor of Jordan
Le Fondre Hall/L'horizon Hotel
Outward Bound Charity HRH The Duke of York Ritz Hotel and Club, Piccadilly
World Jewish Relief HRH The Prince of Wales City of London - Guildhall
Elton John Concert – RA Scholarship Fund HRH Duchess of Gloucester Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
International Womens Arab Forum HM Queen Rania of Jordan Mansion House, City of London
GMTV 10 th Birthday Dinner Parties Eamonn Holmes/Fiona Phillips/ Kate Garroway and Senior Directors Madame Tussaud’s, London
Cartier International Polo HRH Princes William and Harry Wales Smiths Lawn Windsor Great Park
Royal Society HRH The Prince Philip Carlton Terrace, Pall Mall
Lord Leiutenant Kent HRH The Prince of Wales Turkey Mill, Bearsted
Engagement Party HSH Princess Marie Therese Smiths Square, London
Royal Wedding HSH Marie Therese/Anthony Bailey OBE Salzberg Cathedral
Norwegian Chamber of Commerce King Harold and Queen Sonja of Norway Merchant Taylors’ Hall
Duke of Edinburgh Gala HRH The Countess of Wessex

Windsor Castle

Society Wedding             Rachel Riley  and Jamie Gilbert Hengrave Hall, Suffolk
International Sporting Club Annual Dinners/Receptions House of Lords/Commons

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