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Latest trends in china and cutlery 2016

12 Aug 16 By: Lene McGuinness

To help you achieve the best possible table layout for your event, we have rounded up the latest trends in china and cutlery for 2016.


Expert Guide to Stress Free Event Planning

22 Mar 16

Organising an event can be a stressful undertaking – whether it’s a wedding, birthday, a corporate event or you just want to throw a party it can feel like there is so much to organise. To help you plan your event we’ve created a guide that should help you on your way.


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. 


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. 


5 Things to Remember When Planning a New Year’s Eve Party

20 Nov 15 By: Lene McGuinness

With only six weeks to go until New Year’s Eve, it is time to finalise plans for your event – or, if you are anything like us, time to start organising it frantically! Don’t panic if you are only just starting your planning process – as long as you remember the following 5 essentials, your event is sure to be a success.


A sparkling partnership with Meiko keeps our glassware gleaming

16 Jul 15

Earlier this year we moved Allens to new premises in Hounslow to increase storage for all of the stunning new collections of china, cutlery, glassware, furniture and more that we’ve made available to hire. It’s also allowed us to offer a better service with easier access to central London.


Dine in style with classic Robert Welch cutlery

07 Jul 15

Robert Welch cutlery is some of the most exquisite to come out of England and Allens have some of the brand’s most desirable ranges available to hire for your next event.

Find out more right here.


Four Weeks to the Perfect Dinner Party - A Dinner Party Checklist by Allens

16 Dec 14 By: Lene McGuinness

Everybody loves a good dinner party, apart from an unprepared host.

If you’re not properly organised, a simple dinner party for 6 to 10 people can become a horrendous ordeal. It’s up to you to prepare a fantastic meal and entertain guests at the same time; not to mention have a good time for yourself. Before long, you’re quite literally spinning plates and that could end in disaster.


Christmas Party Table Settings - 14 Ideas for Centrepieces, Colours & More

11 Nov 14 By: Lene McGuinness

You’ve hired the venue, sent the invitations and even found a band (who you’ve instructed to not play Slade). Your Christmas party planning is running smoothly so far but then it hits you: what about table settings?


Discover the Slim and Elegant Iona Cutlery Range by the One and Only Robert Welch

11 Jun 14 By: Lene McGuinness

Announcing the arrival of another exclusive cutlery range by the one an only Robert Welch only from Allens . . .