Black Jacket Events

Based just outside of Colchester, Essex, Black Jacket Events provides bespoke catering solutions with an outstanding quality of food and service. Using only the finest ingredients and fresh produce, much of it local, every dish is carefully prepared to the highest level by our team of passionate and talented chefs.

From weddings to corporate events to dinner parties, choosing Black Jacket Events will ensure that your guests thoroughly enjoy and always remember your catered event.

With thousands of events worth of experience behind us, we can also be called on for your other event management needs. We can give you one point of contact for planning, setting up, running and breaking down your event, providing professional staff to help every step of the way.

And for your next social gathering why not try something a little different? Black Jacket Events also specializes in cooking classes and parties that will be sure to excite young and adult crowds alike.

We will be delighted to discuss your requirements and make suggestions that will help you develop a perfectly tailored menu, adding that essential ingredient to make your event a complete success.



Call to book your place on 01206 827883 - Limited spaces available.

We are hosting this years VIP Hospitality Marquee for the Clacton Airshow 2018

Thursday 23rd August 2018 - All Tickets £45 -  With additional night flights on Thursday Evening followed by fireworks off the pier. Thursday tickets also include a late night snack.

Friday 24th August 2018 - All Tickets £45 

What's included in the ticket price?

  • VIP Parking 
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Two course meal including Tea and Coffee
  • Children's Menu available
  • Complimentary Wine with your meal
  • Fully Stocked Cash bar
  • Unlimited squash for the children
  • Sweet table
  • A chance to meet the pilots
  • Toilet facilities
  • VIP Viewing platform

Please let us know upon booking if you have any dietary requirements. The Menu for both days will be as follows:

VIP Two Course Meal

All Guests receive the following

  • Lemongrass, Chilli and Garlic Chicken Breast
  • Szechuan Rump Steak
  • Salmon with a pesto crust
  • Pork and Apple Sausage

On the Side

  • Olive and Tomato Salad
  • Charlotte potatoes, mustard and red onion salad
  • Homemade Chunky Coleslaw
  • Spinach, Goats cheese and walnut salad


  • Lemon tart, Honey Mascarpone

To follow

  • Cheese Board to each table
  • Two Teams out today - 25th May 2017

    We have two of our teams out today to cater for two weddings. One at Braxted Park and One at Vaulty Manor. We're so lucky to be apart of peoples special days and thrive on making it a memorable one wherever we are.Love is definitely in the air.

  • Vaulty Manor 20th May 2017

    Had a fantastic day catering for todays lovely couple with a funfair themed day, They went for our Gourmet Burger menu and an Ice Cream van for dessert. Congratulations to you both.

  • Moreves Barn 13th May 2017

    Today we are catered a wedding at Moreves Barn in Sudbury - Beautiful day for it. Congratulations to the wonderful new Mr & Mrs.

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