William Bartholomew has been in the “party business” since 1977. He started as a disc jockey for Annabel’s Nightclub and Juliana’s Sound Services and subsequently set up William Bartholomew Party Organising (WBPO) in the 1980s. He has organised events all over the world. His impressive C.V. includes parties and events for the Royal Family, Embassies, private clients, companies and hotel groups. William has been at the forefront of party planning for over 35 years and is recognised as one of the best in the business. His parties are legendary. You are in safe hands with William.


William Bartholomew Party Organising is a small, friendly and personable company with a sound work ethos. We have a keen eye for detail and a proven track record. Alongside our own outstanding team, we work with the best sub-contractors in the business and pride ourselves on creating original events working closely with our clients. Whether you are having a party for 10,000 people or 10, we can manage your event effortlessly and with style, integrity and discretion. Nothing is too much trouble and we can help you with absolutely everything – our parties are unique, bespoke and, of course, fun!


Cameron Mackintosh Ltd
Cesária Évora Private Performance
Chewton Glen Hotel
Claridge’s, London
Cliveden Hotel
Credit Suisse Guernsey
Elizabeth Hurley’s 40th
Endsleigh Insurance
HRH Prince Edward
HRH Queen Noor’s Birthday Celebration
HRH The Late King Hussain
HRH The Late Princess Margaret
His Majesty King Charles III, 40th and 50th Birthday”
J.P. Morgan
LCF Edmond De Rothschild
Lloyds Bank

Macmillan Cancer Relief – Various Events
Madonna Ciccone and Guy Richie’s Wedding Reception, Scotland
Morgan Stanley International
N M Rothschild & Sons Limited
Oasis Official Album Launch
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Private concert with Lionel Richie at The Dorchester Hotel, London
The Savoy Hotel, London
Skibo Castle, Scotland
Specsavers (Guernsey)
The APSCo Ball in aid of the NSPCC
The Berkeley Hotel, London
The British Italian Society
The Brunel Anniversary Gala
The Chewton Glen Hotel

The Sheriff’s Ball (Lord Mayor’s Appeal)
The Dorchester Hotel, London
The Dubai Royal Family
The Leadenhall Ball (NSPCC)
The Palace Hotel, Gstaad
The Presidential Palace in Beirut
The Really Useful Theatre Company
The Royal Academy of Sandhurst
The Royal Yacht Squadron
The Saudi Ambassador in Washington DC
The Saudi Royal Family
The Savoy Hotel, London
The Suvretta House Hotel, St Moritz
The Waterside Inn, Bray
The White Knights Ball (Knights of Malta)
The Young President’s Ball
Tina Turner’s Birthday Party
Weddings & parties at the Palazzo Pisani Moretta, Venice


If you are planning an event why not get in touch to see how we can help?
Let’s get your party started!

Telephone: 01488 685161 | events@williambartholomew.com



    Whether a Wedding Car Park in a field or a muddy gate access, our Trackway is a must for all events in Winter or Summer. Super strong and with enhanced traction grips, our Trackway is ideal for cars, vans and light HGV lorries to drive on. It can also be used for pedestrian paths across grass and for temporary flooring. Quick to build, efficient, smart and a must for any British event!
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