"Fenella"

This horsebox once belonged to “Fenella”, a fabulous grey Arabian Filly. 

In 2021 Fenella’s horsebox was lovingly converted into a luxury horsebox bar & café. Painted in Farrow & Ball Slipper Satin cream, cascaded with pink peonies, vintage vibes and sophistication, I fell in love with her the first time I saw her – which sparked my passion to run my own events business. 

With a degree in hospitality management and over 20 years of event experience from weddings to high-end corporate events (even organising family and friends special occasions and there’s been quite a lot), I am someone who just loves to host and create lasting happy memories. Creativity, excellent organisation skills, attention to detail and having a sense of fun is me in a nutshell.

In April 2024 my dream came true. I purchased The Fabulous Filly and relocated her to West Sussex. I wanted my love of all things art deco and vintage to shine through The Fabulous Filly’s luxury horsebox bar & café. Offering a full bar including beautiful signature cocktails, barista style coffee’s, impeccable service as well as creating a welcoming addition at any event.

 Unique in her own way, my vision is to ensure we provide the prefect package unique to you and your event.

 I can’t wait for the amazing adventures with Fenella

Nicola xx

Owner of The Fabulous Filly Horse Box Bar & Café

hi, this is me nicola...

  • Proud owner The Fabulous Filly Horse Box Bar & Café
  • Am passionate all things events, from hosting to attending.
  • I adore Gin cocktails. My favourite’s are Martini’s & Negroni’s but love trying new ones.
  • I love upcycling art deco furniture and my collection of glassware and tableware has become an addiction.
  • I have a garnish patch in my garden -mint, rosemary, berries galore, edible flowers and chilli.
  • I got married on the beautiful Gower Peninsula, in South Wales.
  • My wedding bouquet was Sarah Bernhardt Pink Peonies, I wanted it to look like one huge powder puff.
  •  I love Italian food –  if only I could speak the language.
  • Love all types of music  – I can never leave the dancefloor
  • I have an inspiring Sister who’s my festival buddy.
  • Am young at heart with a bubbly personality.
  • To relax I do Yoga.
  • With the support of my loving family – Husband Alex, two children Charlotte and Max and our Fox Red Labrador Retriever Simba, Fenella already feels one of the family.

Our Partners

Whilst we excel at events and make fabulous cocktails and coffee’s, we know a lot goes into events. So, we know like-minded small businesses who can help. 

We collaborate with reasonably priced and reliable partners to offer our clients a wide range of high-quality catering and additional engagement options from flower walls to bouncy castle’s, photo booths to glitter-arty, canapes to street food, afternoon teas to sweets treats. 

Our aim is to build a small business community to meet our clients’ requirements and exceed expectations.

Cocktails
Coffee Bar
Bouncy Castle
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