Meet the Heritage Venues team

The award-winning Heritage Venues Team have a true passion for weddings and events. We believe stand-out customer service is not a happy accident – it's every little detail every step of the way that’s important.

Experience personalised viewings where we get to know you and help you visualise your big day. We will answer your questions with knowledge built up over many years in the wedding and events industry. You will feel confident that every detail is captured in the planning stages supported by the full Heritage Venues team. Our dedicated events staff consistently delight our happy couples and clients delivering faultless event days, including our passionate chefs making delicious food of the highest quality and presention. You'll also be delighted to know that for our weddings there is a tasting evening to help with menu choices ahead of your big day!

We look forward to meeting you and joining you in the exciting journey.

Charlotte Alberto


Charlotte is a Director of Heritage Venues.  She works closely with all disciplines within the team with oversight of all events, with particular focus on marketing.

Val Pearson

Managing Director

Val’s background is in advertising and marketing, facilities and project management, operations and customer service. Before coming to Heritage Venues she worked for ten years in the corporate sector with significant emphasis on customer service and delivery and was an accredited Assessor for the Institute of Customer Service professional qualifications.

Alys Hilbourne

Events Manager

Having worked in London for most of her career, Alys discovered and fell in love with Lillibrooke Manor – Heritage Venues’ first wedding venue – in 2012 and has never looked back.  She has delivered hundreds of events for Heritage Venues, passing her extensive knowledge and experience to the whole of the Operations & Events team, ensuring that each one is special and perfect in every way!

Fiona Noctor

Events & Operations Coordinator

After completing her post-graduate diploma in Events Management in 2015, Fiona was bitten by the Heritage Venues bug when she attended her Cousin’s wedding in June 2015. She came back to join the team in April 2016 and has even booked her own 2021 wedding at a Heritage venue!  She provides personal client liaison and manages the event delivery team.

Jonny Bann

Sales & Events Manager

Jonny has extensive experience in the entertainment and hospitality sector. Working across both Sales and Operations, this unique insight into event delivery ensures very high and consistent customer satisfaction.

Laura Johnson

Office Manager

Having worked as a PA in the construction industry for 9 years, Laura decided on a change of scene and moved to Heritage Venues in 2016, where she now manages the head office at Lillibrooke Manor.  She is also key to the sales and marketing functions.

Eleanor Day

Sales & Events Coordinator

Ellie is an integral part of the sales and events team, having originally joined Heritage Venues as a Customer Service apprentice.  Now an experienced member of the team, she is responsible for sales and continual client liaison through to event planning.

Krimo Merrir

Head Chef

Our head chef Krimo trained under world-famous Marco Pierre White with many subsequent years of experience in Michelin starred restaurants.  As a result, his extensive knowledge and his team of dedicated Chefs bring a quality of food to Heritage Venues’ banqueting that can’t be surpassed.

Pooja Rakhra

Group Financial Controller

Pooja ensures the financial wheels of the business keep turning.  She provides a frictionless service to both external and internal clients to enhance Heritage Venues’ customer service standards, right up to the last invoice!

Kate Atkinson

Events and Operations Support

As an avid organiser coupled with her desire to work closely with couples to create the start of their ‘Happily Ever After’, Kate plays an integral role as a part of the Heritage Venues Operations team, combining two of her biggest passions!

Work with Us

Please complete the form below to apply for Waiting Team or General Work. Applicants should be over 18 years of age


Our waiting team are the face of the company and our guests’ first impression as they arrive at our venues. Staff are passionate about their jobs and love working with our clients to deliver the best possible experience for everyone who walks through our doors!

We offer the chance to become part of our fun close-knit events team and the opportunity of career progression in the events and hospitality industry.  Previous experience is not necessary as full training will be given.

Our venues are Stanlake Park in Twyford, Berkshire, and Lillibrooke Manor in Maidenhead, Berkshire 


  • Proactive with a can-do attitude
  • First-rate communication skills
  • Presentable
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Pleasant and friendly approach
  • Team player



  • Meals on shift
  • Shirt and apron supplied at each shift
  • Personal development and career progression possible
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Fantastic working environment!
For Waiting Team or General Work applications, Please fill out the form given. Applicants must be over 18 years of age

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