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Angus Memorial Pancake Day 2019

06 Mar 19

The fifth annual Angus Memorial Pancake Day took place on 5 March as nine competitors took to the stage to show of their scrumptious pancake creations.


Everything you need for a St Patricks day party

01 Mar 19 By: Lene McGuinness

St Patrick’s Day is probably the most famous saint's day in the world. St Patrick was a 5th-century Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland.


What’s new at Allens Hire in 2019

25 Feb 19 By: Lene McGuinness

At Allens Hire, we regularly update our collection so we can stay bang on trend. We understand that the world of events is a rapidly changing industry that craves new and exciting concepts.


What to hire for this year’s biggest events?

15 Feb 19 By: Lene McGuinness

Whether you're planning to have a big Easter celebration, are taking part in the UK's biggest trade show or are planning a big party for the Cricket or Rugby World Cup, you may need to hire catering equipment or furniture to ensure that your event goes off without a hitch.


Hosting An Afternoon Tea Party

01 Feb 19 By: Lene McGuinness

Afternoon tea is a British tradition that is hugely popular. Who doesn’t love an indulgent afternoon tea, with scones, cake, pretty little triangle sandwiches and beautiful china?


How To Host A Sustainable Event

28 Jan 19 By: Lene McGuinness

Events large or small can be a source of a lot of unwanted waste. It is no surprise that each year the vast majority of this waste will end up in landfill. As a nation, we are becoming increasingly aware of the impact of global warming and the importance of recycling.


Allens Hire Win At Hospitality Rocks

14 Jan 19

Sales Director, Terry McGuinness was crowned ‘Rockaoke’ champion at the Hospitality Rocks event on Friday, 11 January 2019 at Battersea Evolution.


How To Incorporate Wellness Into Your Event

09 Jan 19 By: Lene McGuinness

In business, wellness is becoming a huge trend, companies are recognising that a more holistic approach to employee wellbeing is paying dividends in the form of better staff retention


2019 Food Trends

01 Jan 19 By: Lene McGuinness

Every year we go in search of the next big thing in food, so you know what to put on your menus for the forthcoming year. Read on to find out which foods we will all be eating and talking about in 2019.


How hiring catering equipment can help to reduce your plastic footprint

20 Dec 18 By: Lene McGuinness

Since broadcaster and natural historian, David Attenborough, helped bring the country’s attention to the scourge of plastic pollution in the ocean, reducing plastic consumption has moved up the agenda and is now part of many businesses' and individual's sustainability policy.