Welcome to The Orangery Maidstone

Weddings & Events in Maidstone, Kent

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Supplier Directory

As a venue, we offer you a wide variety of choice in order to ensure your day is tailored to you.

Designated Suppliers

Our designated suppliers include our catering team, our franchise bar and firework displays.

Our catering team will work with you to ensure you and your guests enjoy sumptuous wedding fare. Catering for all styles and culinary preferences, a wide variety of tastes can be met.

The private bar at the Orangery is set at public house prices and offers a highly competitive wine ordering service.

If you choose to have fireworks, a lovely addition to your special day, you are required to use our nominated provider of firework displays.

 

Recommended Suppliers

We are pleased to recommend the following suppliers to provide services for your special day. They have all worked here on many occasions and have been given excellent references by former clients. These services include, cakes, florists, photographers, videographers, musicians, chair covers and hotels.

If you would like any further information, please contact the Events Office on 01622 919 919 or email events@theorangerymaidstone.com

  • Creative Cakes

    Creative Cakes is a professional cake company, based in Maidstone, not far from The Orangery. Catherine & Maria are very proud of their enviable reputation throughout Kent for producing exquisite, stunning, tasty cakes, which have the wow factor.

    Creative Cakes offer a free tasting at your convenience at their studio in Loose Valley. The proof is in the pudding and we are very proud to say that time and time again our feedback from the bridal parties is that the cakes taste amazing and in fact the best they have ever eaten! We also won the Kent Wedding Awards because of this. Any flavour cake can be made, whether it be our superbly moist lemon drizzle or our famous chocolate and rum cake, the choice is yours. Whichever you choose, the cakes will be made from the finest ingredients and free range eggs. Special dietary requirements can be catered for.

    Catherine & Maria are friendly and passionate about their cakes, they want to make choosing your perfect wedding cake a pleasurable experience.  They have a wealth of experience between them and will capture your ideas to create your dream wedding cake, which will be a stunning centrepiece and a real talking point..

    Please take the time to visit our Website and Facebook page where you will see our latest creations.

    Contact:Catherine Tring / Maria Marshall
    Telephone:07791 855449 / 07817 541575
    Email:info@creativeweddingcakes.co.uk 
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  • The Little Sugar Box

    The Little Sugar Box is renowned for fabulous cakes, favours and cupcakes, that are not only beautiful but taste delicious too.

    We work closely with our brides from the very first consultation and are happy to spend as much time as is needed to create a wedding cake that really reflects your own individual style and personality.

    Our designer, Ali, is very passionate about beautiful things and her attention to detail and eye for colour enables her to capture your vision and create something incredibly stunning for your big day.

    Your cake will be made with delicious fresh ingredients, chocolate cakes are full to the brim with real organic chocolate, lemon cakes flavoured with Sicilian lemons and our fruitcakes are packed full of good quality fruit and alcohol. Cakes are filled with tasty homemade buttercream, luxury jams and sugar syrups.

    If you’d like to see some of our designs you can take a look at our website or Facebook page or why not come along to a Tasting Day. Tasting days give you the opportunity to visit our Ashford based studio, view our pretty display cakes and of course, drink tea and eat cake. There is plenty of time for you to ask lots of questions, talk through your ideas and budget and take the opportunity to see what The Little Sugar Box has to offer, before deciding on whether or not to book a consultation. Details of Tasting Days are on our Facebook page or we can email you forthcoming dates if you’d prefer.

    If you have any questions or would like to come along for a consultation please call or email and we’ll be very happy to help you.

    Contact:Alison Newman
    Telephone:07795 554273
    Email:alison@thelittlesugarbox.com 
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  • Aarion Wedding Cars

    We are an independent family run Kent wedding car Hire Company based in Rochester. Aarion wedding car hire have been supplying Vintage, Classic, Modern Luxury wedding cars in Kent since 2005. The cars are driven by trained uniformed Chauffeurs and come with flowers and ribbons co-ordinated to match your colour theme.

    Each car does one wedding per day, so you can rest assured of our unhurried attention. We like to work closely with our clients to ensure a personal and individual wedding car hire service. Supplying wedding cars for Kent, Medway, East Sussex, Surrey, Essex and London. If there is something out of the ordinary or individual to you we will do our uppermost to accommodate. Allow us to help make your special day memorable.

    Arrive in the elegance of a bygone age in our Vintage Studebaker, or the timeless style of a Classic White Rolls Royce Silver Cloud. Maybe you require the larger capacity of one of our 7 seat Limousines for the Bridal party. For the Bridegroom perhaps a more modern Jaguar. Relax and let Aarion wedding car hire take care of all your wedding transport needs.

    We offer competitive prices without compromising the quality of the service.

    We are proud members of the National Association of Wedding Car Professionals Membership No 1279

    Please contact us for more information, we would love the opportunity to discuss your wedding plans with you.

    Contact:Glynne Matthews
    Telephone:01634 848540 / 07944 445021
    Email:info@aarionweddingcars.co.uk 
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  • Dressing Rooms

    Your dream wedding will be one of the happiest days of your life, with our attention to detail we will help turn that dream into reality with our beautiful real linen or stretch chair covers. We hold a vast selection of sashes and aim to match your colour theme as near as possible. We are located two minutes away from the Orangery, so removing the covers at the end of the evening, as required, is not a problem and at no extra cost to you.

    Contact:Yvonne Aldridge
    Telephone:01622 738376 / 07704 819138
    Email:dressingrooms@hotmail.co.uk 
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  • Ethereal Events

    At Ethereal Events, we are dedicated to making your wedding day as special and stress-free as possible. Our range of chair covers and other tiny detail services can provide those all important finishing touches. We have a wide range of sashes and accessories and can source anything else you may have seen in your planning process to help create your perfect day.

    With a wealth of knowledge and experience at The Orangery, we pride ourselves in helping couples have the perfect day and create something unique and personalised to you. All our covers are clean, fresh and of the best quality and we take huge pride in every wedding we are privileged enough to be involved in.

    For that all-important personal touch, please contact Georgie to arrange an appointment with Ethereal Events for a full consultation that matches your wedding perfectly.

    To see some examples of our work please have a look at our Facebook page.

    Contact:Georgie Lilwall
    Telephone:07702 797964
    Email:georgie@etherealevents.co.uk 
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  • 28 Events

    An elegant place to dance. The beauty and the magic that the Orangery offers, is truly highlighted by your first dance as husband and wife on one of our stunning starlit dance floors. We offer a wide range of dance floors and are able to create the perfect dancing area to suit your theme and colour schemes. Be joined by your friends and family as you dance the night away on your very own dazzling starlit dance floor, setting your day apart from any other. LED Dancefloors specialise in creating the perfect atmosphere for any event, we supply dance floors and lighting to transform any room into a magical place to celebrate.

    Contact:Adam Diplock
    Telephone:01622 751408
    Email:info@leddancefloors.co.uk 
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  • Noss Ryan Mobile Discotheques

    Noss Ryan has been a class act in the upper echelons of travelling discotheque entertainment for a number of years. A lively personality coupled with a wide knowledge of music, both past and present, ensures all his clients enjoy their event, whatever the occasion. Sound and light can be adapted to suit any size of function. Always renewing equipment on a regular basis ensures the best can be provided.

    P.A.T. testing and public liability up to 5 million pounds ensures the professional touch is carried to the last detail. A number of testimonies can be found unprompted by more than happy clients. By booking with Noss Ryan you can feel safe in the knowledge that, you too, are booking a memorable evening’s entertainment.

    Contact:Noss Ryan
    Telephone:01622 632410
    Email:discos@nossryan.com 
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  • Discologic

    The Multi Award Winning discotheque Company.

    A lot of people underestimate how important choosing the right DJ is!

    We have been supplying professional DJ and disco services for over 15 years. This was born from my own passion for music and production. I started my career working in some of the Southeast’s most popular nightclubs as well as working very closely with one of London’s biggest radio stations.

    Our goal has always been to provide the service and dependability you need during planning and on the day of your function, but when it comes down to the evening, it’s the music that really does the talking. With our wealth of experience and talent we want to give you a night to remember. We work very closely with you giving you the ability to influence the music that’s played at your event while still allowing us to do the job you have paid for! We are well versed in “reading a crowd” and are there to play for you, not for ourselves!

    Awards and Accolades:

    Wedding DJ of the year 2012

    Wedding DJ of the year 2013

    Wedding DJ of the year 2014

    regional Finalist Wedding Industry Awards 2013

    Voted one of the top 10 DJ’s in the country by Brides Magazine

    Exclusive Technology

    We offer an array of services and options to help create the “party everyone will talk about” for the right reasons! We are the only company in the country to offer our “Event Hub” Concept which enhances your whole experience from start to finish.

    We would love to hear from you so give us a call/email to discuss your requirements. You can keep updated by liking our facebook page too!

    Contact:Richard Dannaher
    Telephone:0800 043 4019 - Mobile 0779 611 4019
    Email:info@discologic.co.uk 
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  • Allbars
    Allbars

    Allbars provide the ultimate bar service for any celebration, be it weddings, corporate or private events. We provide a comprehensive selection of reception drinks and fine wines which can be tailored to suit an array of tastes and budgets. Our professional staff are both attentive and discreet and provide a high level of service.

    Allbars are the franchisee for the Orangery bar, which is set at public house prices and is provided at no additional cost. The bar opens as standard after the ceremony or on arrival of guests from church and closes at 11.40pm to allow twenty minutes drinking up time. A wide selection of beers, soft drinks, spirits and mixers are available from the bar and this can be operated on a cash or account basis, as preferred.

    Upon confirmation of your wedding at the Orangery, Allbars will send you an email link inviting you to access the drinks portal. This will enable you to acquire information regarding the service we provide. This information will include a list of the reception drinks and wines that we offer, together with a drinks order form and details of our free wine tasting sessions where you can sample our range of wines and discuss all your drink requirements in more detail.

    Option 1 – Bespoke Weddings

    All drinks are supplied by Allbars. There is a comprehensive range of drinks available to suit an array of tastes and budgets.

    Drinks packages start from £12.50 per person to include: One reception drink (Bucks Fizz or Pimms and Lemonade), half a bottle of house wine during the wedding breakfast and one glass of sparkling wine for the toast

    Variations and upgrades are available at highly competitive prices.

    Option 2 – Package Weddings

    As part of your wedding package you will receive one reception drink per person, half a bottle of wine per person during the wedding breakfast and a glass of sparkling wine per person for the toast.

    You will have the opportunity to upgrade all of the above elements of the package. Details of the drinks included within the package will be sent to you by Allbars, together with options to upgrade, increase or vary the drinks provided.

    Contact:Allbars Office
    Telephone:01622 736664
    Email:info@allbars.co.uk 
  • Angelfire Pyrotechnics Ltd

    We are very proud to have been chosen as the fireworks display company for the Orangery, and what better way to help celebrate your special day than with a personalised display from Angelfire Pyrotechnics.

    We can choreograph displays to your chosen music, incorporate your names in fireworks and set the lake ablaze with colour. Whatever your theme, colour or ideas, we will provide a display that exceeds your expectations.

    If you would like to see some of our work in action, including videos of displays at the Orangery, visit our website and log in as:-

    User Name: Turkey Mill

    Password: fireworks

    We hope that what we do is of interest and look forward to hearing from you!

    Contact:Richard Little
    Telephone:01392 215152 / 07704 732209
    Email:info@angelfire-pyrotechnics.co.uk 
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  • Passion

    From a single exquisite bloom to lavish designs here at Passion everything is possible. Our experienced designer is on hand with ideas, advice and guidance to create your special look – whatever your budget.

    Classic, contemporary or designer style you will find examples in our full and varied portfolio. A wide selection of vases and accessories are available to hire. We pride ourselves on quality, service and attention to detail ensuring your perfect wedding flowers.

    To arrange a free, no obligation consultation, call Jill on the number below.

    Find us on Facebook.

    Contact:Jill Smith
    Telephone:01634 254144 / 07966 485594
    Email:jillsmith@live.co.uk 
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  • Floral Explosion

    Floral Explosion – Voted Top 10 Florist in Kent!

    Floral Explosion specialise in wedding floristry of the highest standard and have recently been voted one of the top 10 florists in Kent and has been included in the prestigious Good Florist Guide for the last 5 years. With a shop in Longfield, just 20 minutes from the Orangery, Floral Explosion are conveniently located and regularly provide wedding flowers and venue decoration.

    The team of wedding florists are all highly qualified and experienced – turning their hand to all styles of floristry – from classic to contemporary – always perfectly designed for the Orangery.

    Floral Explosion offer a free wedding consultation service at their Longfield store – great to go along and see the store and be inspired. You will find examples of Floral Explosions work on the wedding gallery at www.floral-explosion.co.uk – or please contact Becky at Floral Explosion to discuss your wedding – find Floral Explosion on Facebook and look out for their posts to get some fab ideas!

    Contact:Becky Franklin
    Telephone:01474 700035
    Email:info@floral-explosion.co.uk 
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  • Carys Hughes Harpist

    Carys will add that something extra special to your wedding day – the magnificent and heartfelt sound of the harp.

    She offers a beautifully varied repertoire which will enhance the romance of your day and make it unforgettable for both you and your guests.

    She would love to hear from you and discuss your wedding plans in further detail.

    Contact:Carys Hughes
    Telephone:07759 930200 / 01622 814353
    Email:carys.harpist@gmail.com 
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  • Village Hotel Club Maidstone

    Where there’s a Village there’s a Vibe, either leading up to your special day or finishing it off. The Village is the place for you and your guests to rest your heads. Think stylish hotel, affordable rates, and cutting-edge comfort, from the health and leisure club to the restaurant, pub and café there is an energy and pulse that guarantees an uplifting and fun atmosphere for all guests. Whatever you do, you can do it all at The Village Urban Resort Maidstone. To make a reservation call 01622 656914 and quote “The Orangery”. Friday and Saturday rates (excluding Bank Holidays) from £79.00, Saturday and Bank Holiday Sunday rates from £99.00. All rates are subject to availability please call to confirm.

    Contact:The Sales Team
    Telephone:01622 235170
    Email:maidstonehub@village-hotels.com 
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  • Marriott Tudor Park Hotel

    The hotel is a welcoming retreat set in 200 acres of beautiful parkland, making it an idyllic haven for your guests as well as offering a variety of function rooms and facilities to suit all your needs. Our tastefully decorated 120 bedrooms will create the perfect end to a perfect day offering comfort and style. Guests are also able to indulge in our excellent golf, leisure and spa facilities including swimming pool, sauna, steam room, leisure club, beauty salon and 18 hole championship golf course (additional charges apply for golf & beauty treatments and pre-booking is required). Tudor Park is ideally located just off J8/ M20.

    Booking Rooms

    How to book on line:

    1. Follow the website link www.marriotttudorpark.co.uk
    2. Select the required dates
    3. Go to “Special Rates”
    4. Tick “Corporate/Promotional Code”
    5. Enter Code: 43O (That’s a number 4, a number 3 then the letter “O” for Orangery)
    6. Click “Find”

    If you prefer to call and would like to book an individual room, please call our central reservation number 01622 734334 and select option 5 for bedroom reservations quoting the code 43O (That is the number 4 then 3 followed by the letter “O” for Orangery). You will be able to book a standard room, superior room or the suite under this code subject to availability.

    If you would like to book 10 bedrooms or more please contact group reservations on 01622 734334 and select option 2 or email mhrs.tdmgs.conferenceandevents@marriotthotels.com . Please state that you would like to book wedding group bedrooms. You will then be sent a contract and given a three digit code to give to your guests to book their rooms individually. All bookings are subject to availability.

    Contact:Sales Office
    Telephone:01622 734334
    Email:mhrs.tdmgs.conferenceandevents@marriotthotels.com 
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  • The Hilton Hotel Maidstone

    The Hilton Maidstone offers a choice of 146 bedrooms, most of them newly refurbished. During 2008, we invested £750,000 in upgrading the hotel, so you and your guests can look forward to the highest standard then in the morning enjoy the fantastic Hilton Breakfast.

    There’s also our LivingWell Health Club, which includes a swimming pool, gym, steam room and sauna, where a major refurbishment was completed at end of November 2008. Our beauty therapist is at your service. Visit hilton.co.uk/maidstone or Tel : 01622 734322

    Contact:Group Reservations
    Telephone:01622 734322
    Email:events.maidstone@hilton.com 
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  • Spencer Wood Magic- Master Magician and Mind Reader

    Magician, MC and Host

    Your wedding day will be one of the most amazing days of your life. Whether your plans are for an intimate day or a grand, lavish affair. Your day will simply be a day to remember. A combination of performance art, style and professionalism with exceptional technical expertise, Spencer will provide fashionable entertainment at your wedding like no other.

    Magic is not only about what you see, it is as much about how it makes you feel. Magic at your wedding is a journey. With Spencer’s signature flair and style, he ensures the events throughout the day are orchestrated in a way that new elements are continuously revealed, ensuring the experience encapsulates and nourishes every part of your guest’s senses.

    Spencer not only understands the practicality of wedding magic, but his ability to apply this experience has been the reason for his success. You are at the heart of everything that Spencer does. His relationship with his client is a key part in creating the essence and atmosphere that you desire at your wedding. Spencer’s performance embraces the lives and emotions of your family and friends ensuring an emotional and memorable day, a day like no other, and one that will never be forgotten.

    WHICH SCENARIO WILL BE BEST FOR OUR BIG DAY:

    SCENARIO ONE: Champagne reception only (DIAMOND)

    SCENARIO TWO: Wedding breakfast only  (DIAMOND)

    SCENARIO THREE: Champagne reception and wedding breakfast (SOLITAIRE)

    SCENARIO FOUR: Champagne reception, wedding breakfast, evening reception, host and MC, Magic and mind reading show (VIP)

    SCENARIO FIVE: Evening reception (DIAMOND)

    HOSPITALITY AND ENTERTAINMENT PACKAGES:

    • DIAMOND: 2 HOUR
    • SOLITAIRE: 3 HOUR
    • VIP: 5 1/2 HOUR

    For more information and to read some reviews see our facebook page. I would love to hear from you and to discuss your special day.

    Contact:Spencer Wood
    Telephone:07738 555453
    Email:info@spencerwoodmagic.com 
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  • Trevor Godfree

    Trevor produces stunning low-key natural photography allowing you to relax and enjoy your day. A second photographer, unobtrusively in the background, will be capturing ‘those moments’ that can easily get missed. We source the finest albums from around the world to produce the ultimate presentation for your images. As an Associateship to the British Institute of Professional Photography, with 25 award-winning years of experience, your wedding will be in safe hands.

    Contact:Trevor Godfree
    Telephone:01622 817835
    Email:info@trevorgodfree.com 
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  • David King Photographer

    David King Photographer has a fun, unique & unconventional style that has suited many couples over the years in an ever-changing wedding market. He has over 15 years experience within the industry and has adapted from the conventional traditional style to the reportage & candid imagery that really suits his style and character.

    The four packages that are on offer are all inclusive of the day’s photography, all the preview photographs and the completed designer album of your choice. The images that we capture on the day, whether they are candid or set up, reflect an easy-going attitude to contribute to the flow of your wedding. “I am not an obtrusive photographer, my aim is to enhance your day with beautiful imagery”. Please contact David King Photographer for a free consultation.

    Contact:David King
    Telephone:01227 830729
    Email:dave@davidkingphotographer.co.uk 
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  • Louisa Dettmer Wedding Photography

    Wow – You have chosen an amazing venue in the Orangery! We have had the pleasure of capturing many wonderful wedding days here and we would love to be a part of yours.
    The team are fabulous, the grounds are beautiful and we know all the wonderful spots to get the shots you will love, along with our two pairs of eyes to capture lots of those natural shots too.
    Our all-inclusive, fixed priced package includes two photographers capturing those special moments on your big day, from bridal prep through to your first dance. A large album and two parent albums are included, along with a disc of all the photos for you to keep, plus a slideshow version of your album on DVD so in the years to come you can relive the day snuggled up on the sofa with a glass of champagne!
    We are also extremely proud to have been named as Kent Wedding Awards Photographer of the Year 2016!!

    Please see our website for more examples of our work and email or call to arrange an informal meeting.

    Contact:Louisa Dettmer
    Telephone:07598 250038 / 01634 307867 / 07709 304094
    Email:louisa@louisadettmerweddingphotography.co.uk 
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  • Digital Video UK

    YOUR WEDDING YOUR WAY! Amazing movie of your Dream Wedding.

    NEW! For 2017, SAME DAY EDIT Why wait!
    Enjoy your wedding ceremony the day you get married, no waiting weeks to relive your special day, take it on honeymoon and view on your phone or tablet at just £199

    Our Cinematic Experience filmed in 4K featuring our Drone (aerial camera) is now reduced to just £1799 for a limited time, please visit www.videouk.com

    Are you one of those very special couples who appreciate a great movie and want some fun, our cinematic experience includes the use of equipment often seen in Hollywood Movies and prime time television shows.

    Our aerial drone is rapidly becoming the latest wedding “must have”, coupled with stylish editing and music it will give your wedding video an amazing new dimension & provide the ultimate WOW factor. Many examples are available to view on our website at www.videouk.com

    Your Wedding, Your Way, is more than just a catch phrase, we listen to your specific requirements, paying attention to the little details that matter and offer our own experience to ensure that together we capture the best memories of your remarkable day.

    You may choose from one of our packages or design a service to suit, with prices ranging from £599 to £1799, there’s bound to be one to suit your budget!

    You are very welcome to visit the studio to view examples and discuss your requirements whilst enjoying a cup of coffee, alternately ask for a copy of our Free Demo DVD.
    Deposits can be paid on our website by using your debit or credit card or by bank transfer.

    All day coverage is available from Bridal Preps to First Dance

    For your peace of mind, Digital Video has full public liability and indemnity insurance.

    Contact:Mike Dettmer
    Telephone:01634 234234 / 07850 127124
    Email:sales@videouk.com 
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  • TDH Media Ltd

    You’ve found the dream dress, hired the perfect venue and bought the rings. Now you need the ultimate award-winning recording solution to capture every bit of your big day. TDH media provides a complete wedding media experience, in either Standard Definition DVD or High Definition Blu-Ray, plus iPad, iPhone or iPod touch conversions.

    Depending on your choice of package, we can provide complete, subtle coverage of your whole day. From bridal preparations to guests’ arrivals, throughout the wedding ceremony, reception and speeches, right up to the evening celebrations including video messages from your guests. And, of course, don’t forget the Marryoke which has to be seen to be to fully appreciated.

    We also offer a full Cinematic experience which includes our amazing 4K drone!

    TDH media is proud to have been voted Kent’s best wedding video company at both the 2011, 2012 and 2014 Kent Wedding Awards. For more information and a free demo DVD, please go to our website or call for a free no-obligation meeting

    Contact:Terry Hobday
    Telephone:020 8300 0174 / 07989 596491
    Email:info@tdhmedia.co.uk 
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