About The Little Top Team
Hello! I'm Susie and I started up The Little Top in 2013... After 15 years as a fashion designer and a trip round the world with my husband and 2 small boys, I decided to take a leap into the world of events.
After attending tons of weddings with my own children and finding them a pretty stressful experience for all of us, I realised that if the children were happy and entertained at an event, then the parents/ bride/ EVERYONE would be happy and relaxed, and every single person there would be able to thoroughly enjoy their big day.
The Little Top was launched to keep bringing smiles to faces, not just on the smaller guests but the bigger ones too, whilst adding some fun, creativity and style to family events.
We have expended, diversified, and taken on all sorts of projects, and now offer full event styling, research, planning, creation and production- from press launches to festival workshops, children's parties to boutique weddings and supper clubs.
We have a fantastic team and the best suppliers and passionate freelancers who are dedicated to making your occasion as memorable as we possibly can, and are constantly pushing creative boundaries to design and execute beautiful, happy, sustainable events and parties and bring magic to your memories.
I am aided and abetted by the fantastic team of superheroes below...
Blaise is a senior Little Top childcarer with a Level 3 NVQ childcare, paediatric first aid certificate, EPI pen training, DBS check, dietary requirements specialist. Lives in SW London, works as a private nanny and childminder, fantastic with early years children and great at organising games and people and getting children giggling.
Super mum of 3, creative, hands on stylist and event manager, Nathalie manages to stay calm in an actual storm in a field full of mud and children and makes up a magical bear hunt on the spot!
The Little Top man Friday (and Saturday or Sunday too). Marketing genius, record-breaking tent dismantler, wine pourer, spreadsheet guru, brand ambassador. Husband to founder Susie.
The Little Top 'moneypenny', kate runs the logistics, admin and bookings for the little top london, spinning as many plates as we throw at her. Kate can also be found running our corporate events and customer service, after many years in service mangement, looking after her own children and managing to combine being fun with being organised! Also makes a mean Moscow Mule (but not for the kiddies).
One of our senior London based events team, Suzieis not only a qualified childcarer and experienced private nanny, she is our admin whizz and keeps our team and clients organised, books suppliers and spins LOTS of plates with a calm smile! Also the giant bubble queen.
Always a hit, Lauren can not only do a mean glitter hairbraid, she's also super fast and competitive at outdoor games and completely unflappable! Book her for your build a bear party and guarantee a happy bunch of children!
The unflappable and fabulous Faye manages and plans our Cotswolds events. A freelance event superhero, Faye can arrange your wedding bouquet, hang your festoons, deliver balloons, manage a team of 30, work all night and STILL has a smile. With tons of event experience and local knowledge, Faye is keeping the Cotswolds Little Top fabulous. Also, rather impressively, I've never been to a local pub with her where she doesn't know the owner.
Our most glittery team member, Laura has bundles (10 years) of training and experience with young children, families and charities, is DBS checked, Level 3 childcare qualified, first aid trained and has a wide knowledge and experience of working with children with disabilities. She manages to juggle all of this with being amazingly creative, a genius at festival glitter makeup and leaves a trail of sequins and happy faces at any event she works at!
Bryony works across weddings, parties and events and has recently helped us set up and train a new Cotswolds team. Super responsible and qualified, Bryony is a fully qualified primary school teacherwith DBS, first aid, degree and experience, runs summer camps and is in charge of keeping us all in time during the dance routines!
Sophie brings her infectious smile to our events alongside her dance and drama degree, PHD, teaching degree and experience and outstanding knowledge of Star wars characters- a hit with all ages with boundless energy!
Fabulous Yamar is always a favourite with any small superhero- a super experienced and qualified child and young adult carer with a huge passion for writing and a part time personal trainer. Organised fun, team games and stamina are his key strengths- and a winning smile!
they pack party bags, they test drive stupid games, they throw cushions around and clean tent pegs. paid in ice cream.