Professional Florist & Event Hire
Dartford, Kent
Tel: 01322 274270 / 07944 313033 Email:

Venue Dressing & Prop Hire

Not just flowers – Flowers by Marion can dress your venue or hire those last minute finishing touches for your wedding, party, prom or event. From chair covers to back drops, add the Hollywood touch with our luxury red carpet runner and choose from a selection of vases or candelabra for your table. (We also have in stock of realistic artificial candles in all shapes and sizes).

Can’t see what you are looking for? Please get in touch – if we don’t stock an item we will hire it in for you. To enquire about any of these items click on the ‘HIRE’ link and fill out our enquiry form with details of the item wanted, date and location of your venue. Or telephone 07944 313033. (Terms and conditions of hire are at the bottom of the page).

Wall Wash / Uplights

£75 for 5 lights

Set the scene with our mood uplighting
5 units available set to your colour theme

Red Carpet


Good quality overstitched edges.

10m x 1m Wide

Table Candelabra

From £20

Silver 5-arm candelabra

60cm tall with candles

£20 without candles

£25 with real or hire of artificial candles

Manzanita Wishing Trees


Available in silver/gold/white
90cm tall or add to lily vase to increase height
£10.00 each
Hanging crystals & fairy lights available on request

Post Box


A beautiful feature for your wedding cards
1m tall
Name plate on front

Chair Covers

From £2.50

Stretch fitted lycra variety in white or black
Organza and satin sashes available in – hot pink, blush pink, white, lavender, purple, peach, silver, gold, black, pale blue, royal blue, red, claret (other colours available)
Other fabrics eg hessian and lace available on request.
Chair cover only @ £2.00 each
Chair cover fitted with organza sash @ £2.50 ea
Chair cover fitted with SATIN sash @ £2.95 ea
Chair cover fitted with hessian & lace sash @ £2.95 ea
Additional sashes @ 50p each
Add diamante brooch 50p each

Top Table Swag


Dress the front of your table either in white to match linen or in your colour theme

Hire & dressing inc

Fairylight Strings

From £10 each

Hire our Fairylight strings to decorate beams, trees, staircases. (Shown here At Cooling Castle)
Indoors or Outdoors
5m or 10m length available
Warm white LEDs with multiple settings

Wedding Arch


Use for civil ceremony/church aisle or behind top table

Height appx 2.20m (7ft) x 1.22m (4ft)

Decorate with fabric/fairylights/silk garlands or fresh flowers
(Fresh flowers charged as extra)

Silk Bay Tree

From £35

Good quality, realistic looking
125cm tall
Supplied in pots wrapped in hessian, trimmed with organza bows and optional silk roses
Price £35 each or £50 for pair
(Fairylights available on request)

Square Footed Lily Vase

From £1.50

Tall – 80cm £4.00 each
Med 55cm £3.00 each
Small 35cm £2.50 each
Add a square mirror plate £1.50 each

Martini Vase


70cm tall
Perfect for large glamorous floral arrangements
Fill with gel and lights
Add floating flowers or candles

Mirror Cube

From £1.50

Perfect for tablecentres or an arrangement in a row on your top table
Large 18cm £3.00 each
Small 14cm £2.50 each
Square mirror plates also available £1.50 each

Hurricane Lamps

From £2.50

Large 40cm tall £4.00 each

Small 28cm tall £2.50 each

Church candles, real or artificial, available on request

Tealights /votives

From £1 each

Various votives available for flower heads or tealights
Discounts offered on quantity

Church Pedestals Stand

£7.50 without flowers

Flower arrangements from £95
Telepscopic pole - adjustable height to suit
Stands available in silver

Candle Pedestals


Dressed with fabric and silk/fresh garlands. Height appx 1m tall
Artificial or real church candles

Jar Seletion

From £1.50

We offer a selection of jars available for you to fill yourselves
Or ask for us to supply flowers for you to do your own decoration

Available Jars, ribbons, hanging jars, mini crates, hessian table runners and buntings, log plates

Moroccan Lanterns


30cm tall
Use for table centres, cake table, top table or hanging decoration
Hire £2.50 each
Tealights, artificial lights and other decorations available on request

Birdcage, Mr & Mrs, Roseballs

From £5.00

Birdcage, 40cm, hire £10

MR & MRS – 8cm tall £5.00 to hire

Roseballs/pomanders, 18cm diameter £5.00 each

Artificial candles, various heights £2.00 each


1. All goods supplied are on a hire basis only and remain the property at all times of Flowers by Marion
2. A booking form must be completed for all hire items. The person who signs the booking form remains the person responsible for the hire of the goods during the hire period. All items are the responsibility of the client whilst at the venue. The venue will not be liable for any damaged or missing item and these items will need to be paid for at the full cost of replacing the item.
3. Each item hired will be subject to a REFUNDABLE damage/theft deposit Once collected/returned safely your deposit will be refunded.
4. The hire period of any item is strictly as agreed.. Should you wish to hire the items for a longer period then an extra fee will be charged.
5. To secure your booking we require a 50% non-refundable deposit. (Payable by bank transfer, Paypal, cash or cheque)
6. Payment in full must be made 1 month in advance of the required hire date.
7. Should the hiring of any item be cancelled for any reason the following charges apply:
Deposit Payment – Non-refundable at any time
Cancellation 1 month or less prior to hiring date – Full payment required
8. We shall not be responsible in any way for any injury or damage to persons or property however sustained from hiring item from Flowers by Marion
9. If returning yourselves please ensure that all hired items must be securely packed back into the containers/boxes that are provided. Please telephone ahead to arrange return. Flowers by Marion 07944 313033

Customer Comments

Sue, Birchwood Park

"I cannot tell you how gorgeous everything looked and my bouquet was stunning. We had so many wonderful comments. Thanks for everything, you helped make our day very special"

Laura Thompson,Bickley Manor,

Just wanted to take the opportunity to say thank you for the flowers - the bouquets and table flowers really did look so beautiful on the day! I will be sure to recommend you to other people."

Michael & Marie Eden, Skinners Hall

"Thank you so much for all the hardwork you and your team put in for our wedding earlier this month. The flowers were amazing and of the highest quality. The arrangements were outstanding, inventive, yet classical in design and pulled...

Rebekah & Toby Middleton,

Thank you for your incredible creative talents in producing the flowers for our wedding day. They were completely fabulous and far better than we had hoped. We are really grateful too for your help, flexibility and calm approach...

Mandi & Neil,

"I cant thank you enough, you absolutely exceeded our expections with everything - couldn't have been more perfect. Despite other people saying purple and red???? to me beforehand, everyone did nothing but compliment us on how stunning...

Claire & Andrew,

Thank you for all your help with my flowers. You have been so helpful and the suggestions for the corsages for the bridesmaids was brilliant."

Hester & Priyan, Canterbury Cathedral

Thank you for the beautiful flowers! We enjoyed the day immensely and your flowers were perfect."

Catherine and Kevin, Kent,

"Thank you so very much on behalf of Kevin and I. The service from beginning to end was fantastic and the flowers looked amazing on the day. We were so happy with the bouquets, church flowers and reception centre pieces. Everything was...

Amie Sinclair, January 2016

I just wanted to write and say how much we loved everything you done for our wedding :-) The flowers were absolutely beautiful and the centre piece was exactly what I pictured!! The day was fantastic and thank you so much for...

Linda Anderson Funeral 2016

I just wanted to say thank you for the wonderful flowers you created for my dad’s funeral, Danny Shreeves, on 4 February.  Your home visit and the service provided made things easier for us at this difficult time. Thank you once again...

Deborah Ridley, Kent.

"I asked Marion to design and arrange all of the flowers for my wedding, tables, cake, bouquets, corsages displays etc.. I am very fussy and renowned for changing my mind alot so I'm probably not the easiest to work with. Marion dealt...

Helen & Jason,

"We were so pleased with all the wedding flowers. From bouquets to button holes to table decorations - they all looked so absolutely beautiful on the day. The mock bouquet was a great idea. I was left confident I had chosen the right...

Hayley & John, Christchurch Erith,

I wanted to email you to say thank you for the fantastic job you did with our wedding flowers. They were beautiful. We had an amazing day and everyone commented on our flowers and centre pieces. The yellow lily gift bouquet was for a...

Clare, Bexleyheath

Again Marion had done me proud. She did two fantastic Mother's Day Bouquets for me this year (2014) and they were gorgeous. Both my mum and mother-in-law were over the moon. Thanks Marion.

Wadham Family, Funeral February 2016

My family and I were absolutely delighted with the wildflower arrangement that you created for the 'celebration of our Mums life' - it complimented the willow casket beautifully.  Your customer service, attention to detail and...

Jo & Dave May 2015

Just wanted to say a huge thanks for everything you did with the decorations and flowers etc to make our wedding so wonderful and spectacular. It was a total pleasure working with you in the build up to the wedding and the end result...

Dina Stevenson, Birchwood Park Golf Club

“Marion did the flowers for my wedding on 25 May 2014 at Birchwood Golf Club and they were amazing. She decorated the staircase and did 9 table decorations with vases. Flowers for the mums as gifts, buttonholes for guests and groom. I...

Nicola Hall, Funeral Feb 2016

The flowers today for my uncles funeral were absolutely beautiful. Perfection. The family commented on how good a job Marion had done and also how lovely she was to deal with. At a very sad time a home visit from the florist is so much...

Kwesi & Minna folson, Sundridge Park,

"Thanks very much for the wonderful flowers. They really added colour to our wedding and everyone loved them".

Jenny & Alistair,

"Thank you so much for doing my flowers they were all beautiful I couldn't have been more pleased with them."

Melissa, Bradbourne House,

"It was a beautiful day and your flowers brought such elegance and chic to our overall look for the day. Everybody commented on how lovely and modern my bouquet was. I loved them and the bridesmaids adored their bouquets too. Both mums...

Caroline, Rowhill Grange

"Just wanted to say thank you for the beautiful flowers! We were so pleased with them, and received so many compliments from our guests. Thank you for taking so much time to get them just right, and for all your emails and...

Becky & Anthony, The Knowle, Gravesend

"We both wanted to say a big thank you for the wonderful flowers and the lovely display at The Knowle, everything was fantastic"

Karina & Ian,

"Thank you for doing our flowers. They were amazing. The detail in my bouquet particularly was beautiful".

Lisa Smith, Cooling Castle,

"I just wanted to send you an e-mail to say thank you so much for all your help for my wedding day. When I first got to Cooling I had a walk around to look at all the details and I was blown away you and your team did a wonderful job and...

Michelle August 2015

Marion did the flowers for our wedding on Sunday 30th August 2015. They were absolutely stunning and she came up with ideas of how to keep the price down without impacting on the style or look and feel. For our consultation she came to...

Dawn Rose,The Old Kent Barn, Swingfield.

“Marion did the beautiful flowers for my wedding on 16th May 2014, she really understood the sort of thing I wanted and brought the image I had in my head to life! I would definitely recommend Marion and would certainly use her again...

Maria,Bradbourne House

"Many thanks for all the beautiful flower arrangements you made. Everyone admired them and the table centres were a real talking point. I have the arrangements at home and they are a wonderful reminder this week of a lovely day....

Nicola & Neville, Cooling Castle,

"I just wanted to say thank you for doing such a wonderful job with the flowers and decorating the ceremony room/barn"

Mary Jupp, Bexleyheath

My flowers are still looking sweet nearly 2 weeks after Mother's Day. The presentation and the delivery were perfect, such a beautiful hand tied bouquet, gorgeous. They made me feel very special.

Julie & Mark, Cooling Castle

Thank you so much for for the wonderful flowers they looked amazing and I had so many comments on how lovely they all were – so thank you so much again you did a great job."

Jo & Stephen,

Thank you so much for everything that you did for us for our wedding. The reception venue was beautiful. You turned a drab room into a wedding wonderland."

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