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About Us

Parlour Events was created by Matt Gillan and Hannah Bamford-Heron, the team behind Heritage restaurant, to provide full service  events management & catering across Sussex and the South East.  We pride ourselves on creating experiences conceived out of the box, with creativity and ingenuity, delivered precisely and professionally.


Parlour's passion is hospitality and we instil our ethos for friendly, personal service with creativity, versatility and flair in everything we do, from the minute you contact us. We will work together with you to create the perfect party, whether its your wedding, a special celebration or corporate event.  From the moment you get in touch our experienced and dedicated events managers will work with you to realise your vision.


Every event is unique, so our team will create a package that is completely bespoke to you, from creating signature cocktails, accommodating dietary restrictions to tailoring dishes to a special theme, no request is too outlandish and we welcome your thoughts and ideas.


Chef Director

Matt Gillan

Matt has been living & breathing fine dining for most of his career, before opening his flagship restaurant, Heritage, back in 2019. He brings a comprehensive understanding of food, and works closely with every client to offer a tailored experience that reflects your personal tastes, with Parlour's signature twists.


Operations Manager

Hannah Bamford-Heron

Hannah has worked in both events and fine-dining for the last 15 years, working alongside Matt for the last 7. Hannah and her team will work with you to help take the stress out of planning, from curate the overall design of your event, creating beautiful settings and characterful table displays, signature drinks and more. 

Lisa & Tom - July 2023


"Hannah and team were amazing from the start. From the moment we started speaking Hannah was so engaged, organised and helpful and only too happy to guide us on every aspect of the wedding. She really went over and above what we expected from a caterer. On the day itself the set up, food and service were impeccable. Our guests keep mentioning how amazing the canapés and food were. We could not recommend Parlour highly enough for an event or wedding. We wouldn’t hesitate to use them again, we just need another excuse for a party!"

Rachel - August 2023

Vintage Carnival Party

"Hannah and the wonderful team Parlour put on an incredible event with attention to every last detail. I would strongly recommend working with them if you're looking to create unique and incredibly special experience that guests will be talking about for years to come!"

Alex & Rose - May 2023


"Best caterers EVER!!! We cannot express enough our gratitude to Hannah, Jack and the team for everything they did for our Wedding. The service and the food for the whole weekend was exceptional and our guests were blown away. From the very beginning in the preparation Hannah was so organised and helpful, no ask was too big and anything we needed she sorted. Jack’s creativity and talent with the canapés and our Wedding Breakfast shone through; us and our guests are still talking about the food to this day, and we couldn’t have asked for anything better. Our wedding would not have been the same without team Parlour, everyone was so professional and helpful throughout the entire process and of course over the actual weekend. We could not recommend Parlour more, 10/10 catering company!!! You wouldn’t want anyone else to do your wedding/event. Thanks again for everything," 

Paul - August 2022
Private Event

"A HUGE thank you to you and the team at Parlour.  We had a fabulous night last night - was great Matt was here! But equally Asha and Jack also for the exceptional food and we loved Asha’s help and chat serving. It was such a great evening."

Amy & Jamie - September 2022


"I wanted to say a huge thank you to Hannah and the Parlour team. Hannah you have been amazing since we started chatting - answering my million questions and really putting my mind at ease that you had it all under control. The Parlour team on the day were also superb. They were all very helpful, friendly and attentive. I have had great feedback from the guests on the Parlour team too so please do pass on our thanks (a call out for Maddie who was great the day before and the day of the wedding!). I would highly recommend them!"

Tio & Ed - June 2023

Private Event

"The MOST ENORMOUS THANK YOU for making Ed’s birthday party the best one he has ever had!! It was certainly the slickest and most professionally produced. The best food and bar and you should all be very proud of yourselves!"

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