About Bespoke and Beyond

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Hello and welcome

I am the owner and founder of Bespoke and Beyond, and I have a passion for unique and memorable occasions, whether that’s a wedding for 250 guests, or a fantastic birthday party for 50 friends and family. I love to work with my clients to create stunning occasions which exceed their expectations, and promise to make your celebration one to remember.


Founder - Kim Thackery

I specialise in outdoor celebrations and love to take a blank space and turn it into a wonderful venue to rival any indoor space you could hire. The beauty of an outdoor event is that the space really is ours to turn into your dream venue, there really is no limit. Whatever celebration we are planning together, I promise to plan and run your event calmly, flawlessly, meticulously and honestly using my expert team of suppliers and colleagues who all have the upmost professionalism and skill.

I started my career in PR and events where my love of planning began.  Many years of working with top brands and demanding clients, famous faces, and even a Prince, has given me excellent hands on experience of managing expectations, dealing with the unexpected, and making things work to time and to budget. Most importantly, I know how to make clients smile with delight. With the right vision and organisational skills, the sky really is the limit.

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“You were absolutely brilliant and made the whole day run seamlessly… Every guest at our wedding said how fantastic the day was and we couldn’t have done it without you.”

Kevan and Laura

I love a good wedding and party, who doesn’t! When I realised I could put my skills to use making other couples dream day a reality, I discovered a love of wedding and party planning and joining couples and their families on their unique journey up to their big day or important occasion.

Bespoke and Beyond Weddings and Events is the perfect place for me to share with you all of my experience and to help you create a bespoke day to remember beyond your wildest dreams. If we are planning your wedding, having been on the ‘client side’ of planning a wedding as a bride myself means I can also understand the minute details which become so important to a couple and which really make a difference.  No two couples are the same, so no two weddings should be either. The most important day of your lives, planned and executed exactly to your bespoke wishes – that’s my job and I love it. So, if you’re looking for a wedding or party planner in Surrey or Sussex, head on over to my contact page and I look forward to hearing from you.