With more than 30 years experience, Lillingston have designed parties and weddings all across the globe and are proud to be one of the most exclusive and established companies both at home and internationally. Original in all that we deliver, every event we create is a one off; a momentous occasion that is entirely unique to you.
Purposefully remaining boutique in size throughout the years, we take great pleasure in getting to know each and every client, developing ideas together and guiding those that might not quite know what they want until they see it! We aim to make not only the event an unforgettable experience but also the planning process because really, planning any celebration should be cause for celebration itself!
With our dedicated team of expert organisers and creative perfectionists, we work tirelessly to turn even the wildest dreams into unimaginable realities.
‘I cannot thank you enough for what can only be described as the best day of our lives. There really are no words.... It was truly out of this world. ’
Managing Director here at Lillingston and ruler of the roost, Simon has the ever challenging job of dealing with the most impressive, logistical and complex events in the UK and abroad. Having been at Lillingston for over 11 years and previously spending 10 years at one of London’s top catering companies, he knows everything there is to know about events and has certainly earned his place.
With Simon’s impressive catalogue of events he has produced over the years, no matter how weird or wonderful the brief, it is simply impossible to faze him. Not only is he our fountain of knowledge, perhaps most importantly, he can also navigate his way through a complex wine list and is rather handy with a cocktail shaker!
Always with a level head and a smile on his face, Simon ensures that all events are delivered with complete professionalism and utter precision.
Joining us back in 2015, Amy’s enthusiasm, drive and positivity quickly became indispensable to Lillingston and she now steers the ship beside Simon.
Both fiercely organised and detail-obsessed, Amy has produced some of the company’s most logistically complicated and meticulously planned events whilst always keeping the team smiling throughout.
With a love for all things colour and pattern and totally dahlia mad, she has inherited the signature style and creative flair that defines Lillingston’s success. Adding French and Spanish to her repertoire of talents, Amy is always ready to jump on a plane and bring the secret Lillingston stardust onto foreign soil!
With a spark in her eye and a spring in her step, Sophie’s creative energy is infectious!
Having studied design at Goldsmiths her ‘God is in the detail’. Using her passion for a party and instinctive understanding of people, Sophie cooly and calmly delivers spectacular events with flair and imagination.
Splitting her time between Spain and London, Sophie’s love of travel, music, dancing and life in general keep her inspired and curious for the next big thing.
With over ten years experience in the world of weddings and parties, Ali has an exceptional eye and passion for all things beautiful. Whether it be an elegant Italian wedding or a raucous party in the heart of the British countryside, she has curated some of the most exclusive events in the most memorable surroundings.
From tablescapes and floral installations to the finest details of a worldwide guest-list, Ali has it all covered and, with her meticulous planning, will never miss a trick! Seemingly un-fazed even in the most stressful of situations her relaxed, efficient and always smiley approach is the much-needed calming influence on all involved.
Hailing all the way from the mountains in Austria, Lela is the the essential cog that keeps the Lillingston wheel turning. Passionate about parties and with a keen eye for detail, she also happens to be unfathomably organised and endlessly positive. No stranger to early mornings, Lela can often be found roaming the stalls at the Flower Market getting inspiration for the next big thing.
Never without a smile on her face, Lela’s enthusiasm is appreciated by both suppliers and clients alike.
Bringing a youthful energy to the team from across the pond, Ben is Lillingston’s newest recruit. Ever practical, he is a pragmatic problem solver who thrives off a challenge. At ease with high-stress situations, Ben is an efficient and calming presence at any event and nothing is too much trouble.
If his mad random fact knowledge isn’t enough to impress you, you’re sure to be wooed by his East Coast charm!
As founder of Lillingston over 30 years ago, Sophie more than earned her stripes in the events world. Having stepped back from day-to-day business in 2019, she is now based from her magical hill-top hideaway in Wales where she is taking great pleasure in throwing numerous raucous parties for her very own friends and family!
Quicker with numbers than the speed of light, Hayley is Lillingston’s long-time accountant. Based remotely from Essex, Hayley works in the background ensuring that everything runs like clockwork, leaving the team to focus on dreaming up the magic that they do best!
Founded in 1993 from her flat in Putney, Sophie Lillingston transformed the art of throwing a party and Lillingston soon became somewhat of a pioneer in the events industry. Dreaming bigger than anything experienced at the time, Sophie organised revolutionary once-in-a-lifetime celebrations in all corners of the globe and ‘The Lillingston Party’ soon became a much sought-after and talked-about affair. Her unique creativity, enduringly positive attitude and party-loving nature established both the signature Lillingston style and friendly company culture that remains today.
Now, our party-loving team headed up by Simon Clark and Amy Bell are continuing the legacy of ‘The Lillingston Party’ stronger than ever before.