Meet the Team

Your Events Managers

From your very first viewing, our experienced team of Events Managers are an invaluable resource you can access anytime. We live and breathe weddings. Then on your wedding day, your dedicated Event Manager is there for you coordinating everything, from setup in the morning right through to wishing you goodnight at the end of a perfect day.


Jon Collier

Customer Service & Events Director


Exuberant and joyously enthusiastic about everything he tackles; Jon loves inspiring his team to offer the most incredible wedding experience possible for our wonderful couples.

The knowledge he has gleaned throughout a distinguished career in catering and events is now focused on ensuring you enjoy a perfect wedding day.



Jayne

Events Manager


The enjoyment she gets out of every aspect of her job from showing couples around for a viewing, to setting up for their big day, right through to waving them off at the end of an emotional and memorable day, is always apparent. Particularly good at calming a room full of apprehensive bridesmaids; she’s a real asset to the team.



Lisa

Events Manager


Lisa enjoys every aspect of working at this extraordinary wedding venue where she gets to interact with people who are in love on a daily basis! “There’s nothing quite like it, the heady excitement, the infectious laughter; to be able to have some small role to play during that fantastically wonderful point in someone’s life is very rewarding.”


Francesca

Events Manager


Francesca is a delight, upbeat and always ready with a smile, she’s a consummate wedding professional. She has loads of ideas for our couples and offers some great advice and tips on how to make the most of the venue's stunning features without spending a fortune.

Besides weddings, Francesca loves to travel and has a shoe collection that Imelda Marcos would envy!



Katie

Events Manager


Katie has over eight years experience as an events manager and it shows, she’s the consummate professional, charming and confident.

Her fun-loving personality will put you at ease from the first moment you meet her. She’s ridiculously organised and takes any wedding day surprises in her stride so you don’t have to worry about a thing.



Donna

Events Manager


Resolute in her determination to get every detail right for you on your big day, Donna approaches every task with thoughtful consideration. She’s calm, efficient and loves that being a wedding Events Manager gives her an outlet for both the creative and super-organised sides to her personality.

It’s never ‘just a job’ with Donna who will always do her best for you on every occasion.



Jane

Events Manager


A charming and sophisticated lady who is able to talk knowledgably on a number of topics, not least of which, the merits of a glass of good red wine with a meal.

She’s great at keeping her cool during the inevitable moments of orchestrated chaos which can sometimes occur on a wedding day and she’ll ensure all your guests feel welcome and relaxed.



Vikki

Events Manager


Having worked as an Events Manager at The Ashes Barns for nearly 10 years now (!) nobody knows better than Vikki, that every wedding is different. It’s all about the people, it’s your story that inspires and excites us.

A delight to deal with, you can count on Vikki to give great advice on everything from your wedding day timings to which flavour buttercream makes the best cupcake topping!



Victoria

Events Manager


Charming and sophisticated, Victoria will put your guests at ease and ensure your wedding day runs smoothly. She loves hearing your wedding plans and excels at making helpful suggestions about how to make those wedding day dreams come true!

Excitable, yet unflappable, she’s exactly the kind of person you want to bounce your wedding ideas off.



Lauren

Events Manager


Our couples love working with Lauren. Her incomparable eye for detail means that our brides can relax, safe in the knowledge that she’ll do a wonderful job dressing the venue with their personal touches.

Her natural flair for establishing amazing relationships with people, together with her genuine love for the job and sense of responsibility make her an invaluable asset on your wedding day.



Stephanie

Events Manager


Stephanie loves every aspect of the job and delights in helping our lovely couples plan the wedding day of their dreams.

Stephanie is based at The Ashes Barns and splits her time and creativity between being an outstanding Events Manager and an amazing Creative Director at The Ashes Barns' Dream Team Florist - The Topiary Tree.



Lucy

Events Manager


Lucy is totally committed to getting everything perfect for our couples on their big day but she’ll never lose sight of the fact that a wedding is a happy day, full of joyful laughter and she’s great at making sure everyone remembers to relax and enjoy it.

Brimming with enthusiasm, Lucy exudes a calm confidence that comes with experience.



Lydia

Events Manager


Always ready with a welcoming smile and a kind word.

Our couples love working with Lydia;  she appreciates all the hard work that has gone into planning a wedding and her incomparable eye for detail means that our couples can relax, safe in the knowledge that she’ll do a wonderful job dressing the venue with their personal touches.



Matt

Events Manager


It's impossible not to smile when you're dealing with Matthew. His enthusiasm and genuine delight in all things wedding is infectious.

He's charming and charismatic; his warm and friendly nature puts couples at ease, while his organisation and people skills will be a real benefit to you on your wedding day.



Aggie

Events Manager


For Aggie no wedding is alike and she loves that about being an Event Manager. She's  reliable, passionate and always wearing a dazzling smile!

Establishing a relaxed and easy rapport with couples comes naturally to Aggie and her genuine love for the job and sense of responsibility make her an ideal Events Manager.



Laura

Events Manager


Laura loves discussing décor and wedding design inspirations; she's totally committed to making the your vision for the big day a reality.

Calm, cool and collected, she's a great communicator and you can rest easy knowing she'll keep your wedding day plans on track.



Lisa

Events Manager


Lisa is new to the team but no stranger to running incredible events. She's got heaps of experience planning and orchestrating perfect events. 

She's only recently got married herself and knows how important every aspect of your wedding day is.



Tamara

Events Manager


Tamara is a pleasure to work with, she's got your best interests at heart and genuinely wants you to have the Best Day Ever!

Happy to offer advice and share top tips on how to enjoy stress free wedding planning, she's got your back!



Megan

Bookings Administrator


Our fabulous Bookings Team make sure all your 'Wedmin' is spot on for the big day.

Megan is friendly and helpful; she'll go out of her way to try and find the best solution to any little problem or query that comes her way.



Emily

Bookings Administrator


Our fabulous Bookings Team make sure all your 'Wedmin' is spot on for the big day.

Emily's detailed knowledge of our incredible venues means she's the perfect person to answer your queries on everything from accommodation bookings to cellar orders. You'll love her personable and friendly manner.



Live The Dream

Join our team!


If you're passionate about making people happy and love all things wedding then watch this space!

We're not recruiting right now but we'll post any new opportunities to join our amazing team right here.