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This is your Kingdom

Guaranteed to take the pressure and pain out of any occasion, London-based Hatty and Annabel offer a wide selection of delicious 'healthy, not so healthy and seriously naughty' party food. From organic homemade shepherds pies and mini hamburgers to chocolate fountains and personalised cupcakes…

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Vogue

...She jokes it's a necessity having developed a fondness for Borough Market and sharing a flat with a friend who is a children's party caterer (Hats and Bells). "So lots of baking of cupcakes and often I'd be up at 5am helping her to bake 100 cupcakes for the day," she tells us.

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Tatler

"Head over Wheels. Hundreds of people gathered at the Renaissance Rooms in Vauxhall for the Day-Glo Midnight Roller Disco in aid of Tom's Ward at the Oxford Children's Hospital and Place2Be, which provides counselling for young people. Eats came courtesy of caterers Hats and Bells."

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Hello

"For those wanting further sustenance there was an array of canapes, including honeyed sausages and toffee popcorn provided by Sam's girlfriend's catering company Hats and Bells. Organisers turned roller waitress for the evening, and Kate joined in, skating through the throng with a tray of goodies."

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Country Life

"Hatty Stead and Annabel Ballin can create a unique feast for children's parties. From organic shepherd's pies to flowerpot cookies, they offer healthy to positively naughty food."



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SW Magazine

"Bin the twiglets and say farewell to soggy sandwiches as children's party food undergoes a renaissance. Hats and Bells is a new business specializing in original, homemade party food for kids…sit back and relax while Hatty and Annabel produce healthy, not so healthy and positively naughty treats."


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Lucy Hayler

"A really wonderful experience. We walked through Richmond Park to find a beautiful picnic laid out by a pond. It brought tears to the bride's eyes!"


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R. Coke

"Our guests were so impressed, particularly with the Fondue - delicious! It was great to have Hats and Bells there and enabled us to enjoy the party."



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B. Asprey

"Thank you for the wonderful food and service for our party. It all went very well indeed - we were thrilled"

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The Party Times

Hats & Bells create magical feasts for children's parties. From tea parties, beautiful picnics to fairy-tale party food; treats you only ever dreamed of tasting as a child...



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The Fabulous Mums' Guide

Hats and Bells are featured in The Sunday Times Best Seller, "The Fabulous Mum's Guide to a Fabulous Family Life" by Grace Saunders. "A must have read for all Mums" (Tess Daly).

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Child of London

"Stained Glass Biscuits - These edible festive decorations are very easy to make and kids will just adore hanging them on the tree. The 'stained glass biscuits' were courtesy of HATS AND BELLS."



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Child of London

"Melt in the Mouth Cheesy Fondue Biscuits - These cheesy bites are dangerously moreish and incredibly easy to make. Both 'melt in the mouth cheesy fondue biscuits' and 'rocky road biscuits' were courtesy of HATS AND BELLS catering."

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Angels and Urchins

"Hats and Bells will create a tea party or brunch from a choice of irresistible menus. Choose between a banquet, food boxes or canapes. Our favourites included cute mini hamburgers and beautifully decorated cookies. Added extras include chocolate fountains, personalised chocolates and party bags."

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Emily Corfield

"Hats and Bells literally saved the day for us when our son Thomas had his 6th Birthday Party…they made everything look like a fairy tale from the beginning to end. Food you only ever dream of and taste of was there. Nothing for Hats and Bells was too much trouble…"

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Belinda Scott

"Extremely professional with a very personal touch."




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The Lawson Johnstons

"Thank you for helping with Poppy's Tinkerbell party.  You were brilliant in every way and incredibly friendly to all the children and mothers.  You produced such pretty, girlie and scrumptious food and it couldn't have been easy working so close to the action!"

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Bola Jinadu

"Thank you for the fantastic service yesterday. Everyone really enjoyed your beautiful food and I suspect you will get many enquiries from some very impressed mums!"