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Christmas Party: Dos and Don'ts

09 Dec 16 By: Lene McGuinness

Whether you are attending a big family and friends get together or the annual office knees up, here are some dos and don’ts that will get you through the winter party season.

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London’s top Christmas events

05 Dec 16 By: Lene McGuinness

London becomes a Christmas lover's dream over the festive period with an array of seasonal pop-ups, Christmas markets and heart-warming events. As one of the most visited destinations in the world, it’s no surprise that almost every corner of the capital now has its own Christmas event. From pop-up ski chalets to the ever growing Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, we take a look at the top Christmas events happening in London this season.  

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Classic Cocktail Ideas

12 Oct 16 By: Lene McGuinness

10 classic cocktails to consider for your next Christmas event.

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How to host a corporate event

04 Aug 16 By: Lene McGuinness

If you’ve been tasked with planning a corporate event it can be stressful! Fortunately, we're here to help, with our guide to hosting a successful corporate event.

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Winner of 2016 Event Equipment Hire Company of the Year at the Hire Awards of Excellence

28 Apr 16

We are delighted to announce that we have won the 2016 Event Equipment Hire Company of the Year at the Hire Awards of Excellence for a fifth time. Find out more right here.

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Getting Ready for Easter

29 Feb 16

The long Easter weekend is set to be an extravaganza of events in London. To help you plan your Bank holiday Allens Hire have picked their top unmissable events in London.

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Last Minute Ideas for your Valentine’s Event

03 Feb 16 By: Lene McGuinness

Valentine’s Day 2016 is just around the corner and the catering industry is once again preparing for some beautiful and romantically themed events to be taking place. 

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Riedel Glassware taste test wins Allens seal of approval

28 Jan 16 By: Lene McGuinness

Riedel, makers of world renowned wine glassware with over 260 years in the industry, recently visited the team at Allens HQ with a wine tasting challenge to prove how much difference their specially designed glasses can actually make.

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Be Inspired by the Colours of 2016

15 Jan 16 By: Lene McGuinness

Pantone recently announced its colours of the year for 2016 as Rose Quartz 13-1520 and Serenity 15-3919. For the first time ever, the blending of two shades has been identified as the Pantone colour of the year. 

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New Year, New Reasons to Celebrate!

08 Jan 16 By: Lene McGuinness

The New Year is now well underway, but there are still plenty of occasions to celebrate at the start of 2016. 

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