Our story: striving to achieve the impossible

Our founder Peregrine Armstrong-Jones launched Bentley’s Entertainments in 1984, and was quickly celebrated as one of the most innovative thinkers to arrive on the party-planning stage.

The Bentley’s team is still driven by Peregrine’s ideals and focus on bringing exceptional originality to every event to create a unique ambiance. We choose only the most esteemed business partners in their fields and pride ourselves on our commitment to flawlessly delivering any event we undertake – leaving you to savour every moment.

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“Entertaining is the ultimate way to show your friends and family how much you value their friendship. Sharing drinks or dinner in fabulous surroundings which create lasting memories form a bond with your friends and family forever. Let us create lasting unique memories for you”

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Our party people

Our team of highly knowledgeable and dynamic organisers bring pure inspiration to each event, handling everything with discretion and deftness, making the preparation process seamless and highly enjoyable.

Peregrine Armstrong-Jones

Peregrine Armstrong-Jones

Having founded Bentley’s 35 years ago Peregrine still remains a key overseer of the office and team. His technical knowledge and creative flair, as well as years of experience are drawn upon for every event that Bentley’s Entertainments plans. Peregrine is involved from the initial meetings all the way through to on the day management and execution of our weddings and parties.

Dream party destination – Italy

Favourite drink – Harry’s Bar Venice Bellini

Favourite song – anything by Lenny Kravitz

Favourite canapé – poached quails egg on brioche with white truffle oil

Caroline Armstrong-Jones

Caroline Armstrong-Jones

The other Director and co-owner of Bentleys, Caroline is involved in the initial contact and design of events and can offer an additional layer of creativity and luxury. She is present during the conceptual process of the party and her background in running Bentley The Collection, a luxury layering service for private homes and yachts allows Caroline to be extremely creative in aspects such as table design, floral, stationery and gifting ideas. Her experience in the charity sector is invaluable for assistance when organising fundraising events and she has organised the annual QEST dinner at the V&A Museum since it’s concept in 2015.

Dream party destination – Montenegro

Favourite drink – pink Champagne

Favourite song – Adventure of a Lifetime – Coldplay

Favourite canapé – Smoked salmon blini

Tania Richardson

Tania Richardson

After working in PR for 9 years Tania joined Bentley’s in October 2017 and quickly became a key part of the team. Her creativity and endless energy both in the office and at events is second to none. From organising a wedding at Versailles for 550 to intimate dinners at home, Tania is always excited and ready for her next challenge. Forming relationships with clients and guiding them through the planning process, she ensures there is never a dull moment and that you feel supported and inspired all the way.

Dream party destination – Brazil

Favourite drink – Tequila!

Favourite song – Love Shack – B-52’s

Favourite canapé – Prawn Tempura

Emily Charlesworth

Emily Charlesworth

Joining Bentley’s in October 2016 straight from University, Emily quickly became an invaluable member of the team and has developed her skills and experience to become an Events Planner, and alongside Tania forms our key events planning team. Highly creative and enthusiastic, Emily is also obsessively organised, and is known as a spreadsheet wizard, so can offer a range of skills to realise your vision from initial meetings all the way through to the successful delivery of your event.

Dream party destination – Sri Lanka

Favourite drink – classic G&T or whisky & dry ginger

Favourite song – Nina Simone – Feeling Good

Favourite canapé – anything with truffle 

Matilda Mills

Matilda Mills

With boundless energy and charisma Matilda provides unwavering support to the Bentley’s team across all of our events. No task, however big or small, is too much and is always done with a smile on her face and to the highest standard.

Dream party destination – the French Alps

Favourite drink – dark & stormy

Favourite song – Give It Up – KC & the Sunshine Band 

Favourite canapé – arancini

Lina Antanaitiene

Lina Antanaitiene

A long standing member of the team, Lina has been our trusted accountant since 2008. Thorough and meticulous, Lina provides a calm and collected approach to the administrative and ‘less glamorous’ side of an event.

Dream party destination – anywhere in the Caribbean!

Favourite drink – gin & tonic 

Favourite song – Before You – Leon Somov & J Jarutis 

Favourite canapé – mini lobster roll

Track record

Our illustrious track record of distinguished celebrations speaks for itself, with a client list that encompasses Royalty, Hollywood A-listers and respected professionals from all over the world.

Each event is a testament to our planners’ versatility and inventiveness, from a decadent Moulin Rouge birthday party, to an Oriental extravaganza or a thrilling Bond mission weekend on the Gstaad ski slopes, right down to an intimate dinner party in a private London home – everything and anything is possible.

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Notable clients

Gala Dinner for Prince Albert of Monaco 2013
Charity Auction for Didier Drogba Foundation 2012
The Serpentine Summer Party 2008 & 2009
Valentino’s 45th Anniversary Party in Rome 2007
The World Cup Full Length & Fabulous Ball 2006
Sir Elton John’s AIDS Foundation – White Tie & Tiara Balls
The Wedding of Victoria Adams and David Beckham
The Civil Partnership Ceremony of Sir Elton John and David Furnish
The Wedding of Petra Ecclestone to James Stunt
The Royal Wedding of Autumn Kelly to Peter Phillips
The Wedding of Malin Johansson to Tim Jefferies
The Wedding of Toni Poole to John Terry
The Opening of The Bulgari Hotel & Residences, London
The Royal Wedding of Zara Phillips to Mike Tindall

The world is your playground

At Bentley’s, our event organisers continually search the globe to uncover eminent venues for celebrations, from the palatial and historical to the exotic and magical.

Their in-depth knowledge of venues worldwide is exceedingly impressive, only the most sublime make it onto our short-list, and constant additions make sure we feature the most glamorous and distinctive. And, rest assured, wherever in the world you want to be, we can seek out a fitting and glorious location where you can celebrate.

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