Play People Pals

Here at The Play People we love to work with others and want to support local and small businesses where we can. Here is a list of local vendors we have worked with before and recommend. We also have a list of popular local venues and places you can hire to host your party entertainment that we regularly work with.

Our party vendor recommendations

The Cake Lab

The Cake Lab creates brilliant bespoke birthday cakes and cupcake favours! Check out their socials for photos of their creations!

Instagram: @__TheCakeLab
Facebook: TheCakeLab.x


Blown Away Balloons by Emma!

Emma creates wonderful balloon creations sure to create beautiful decorations at your party! Check out her socials for photos of her brilliant balloons!

Instagram: @blownawayballoonsbyemma
Facebook: blownawayballoonsbyemma

T: 07956 854693

Our favourite local venues

Bear and Eden

Bear and Eden, 31 Lower Street, Stansted Mountfitchet, CM24 8LN

Bear and Eden are a family-run and family-friendly coffee shop, based in the heart of Stansted Mountfitchet village.Their delicious food is made fresh on site. The ingredients are sourced from local farmers, coffee roasters, bread and cake makers.

Bear & Eden also has private hire facilities to host your children’s party!

We love working with Bear and Eden to host our characters visits and 2 hour parties. We also work with Bear and Eden to create bespoke events at seasonal times throughout the year! If we’re not working at Bear and Eden hosting parties then we are regularly popping by for a hot chocolate, tea, coffee and some of their delicious cakes!

Find out more information here:

Bridget’s Tea Rooms-ASL Café

Bridget’s Tea Room, The Garden Rooms, The Priory, High Street, Ware, SG12 9AL

ASL – Aspire Support Learn CIC is a community interest company offering employment opportunities and day care to young adults with additional needs.

Bridget’s Tea Rooms is a fantastic place to go to enjoy a spot of lunch, some tea or cake and be filled with joy from the great service and excellent entertainment, there is always a sing song and a dance happening with Michelle and her staff!

We really enjoy working with Bridget’s Tea Rooms to host themed days and events. Our character’s love going to visit! Throughout the year we host themed afternoon teas and events and they are always great fun!

Our recommended local halls to hire

Manuden Community Centre – Manuden
Manuden Village Community Centre
, David Collins Drive, Manuden
, Bishop’s Stortford
 CM23 1EH
T: 01279 817111

Parishes Of Stansted Mountfitchet Hall – Stansted
Church Hall St. Johns Road, Stansted
T: 01279 815243

Ugley Village Hall – Ugley
Cambridge Rd, Bishop’s Stortford CM22 6HR
T: 01279 814052

Bishops Park Community Centre – Bishop’s Stortford
Lancaster Way
Bishops Stortford
 CM23 4DA
T: 01279 501867

Pasonage Community Hall – Bishop’s Stortford
Parsonage Lane, Bishops Stortford CM23 5PY
T: 01279 503918

Sawbridgeworth Memorial Hall – Sawbridgeworth
The Forebury, Sawbridgeworth CM21 9BD
T: 07952 475839

Our Lady of Fatima Church Hall – Harlow
The Presbytery, Howard Way, Harlow CM20 2NS
T: 07538 835537

Church Langley Community Centre – Harlow
Church Langley Way, Harlow CM17 9TG
T: 01279 629611

High Wych Hall – High Wych
High Wych Rd, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0HZ
T: 07925 601932