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Unique ideas for a Christmas party

29 Sep 16 By: Lene McGuinness

The corporate Christmas party has changed of late; gone are the excesses and legendary stories, which were common in the pre-recession era. Such parties have become more sedate affairs as businesses rolled in their spending. Things are now changing again; while the booze-fuelled parties of the past are out, Christmas parties have now become more about immersive and highly themed events – requiring guests to do more than just turn up, eat food and drink. We have delved into this brave new world to bring you some unique ideas for your Christmas party. 


Top tips for hosting a Halloween party

26 Sep 16 By: Lene McGuinness

Considered in the past to be more of an American tradition, Halloween is actually thought to have originated from Celtic celebrations of the harvest festival. Known in Scotland and Ireland as Samhain and in Wales as Calan Gaeaf (first day of winter), Halloween marks the end of the harvest season and the start of winter. It is seen as a time when the boundary between this world and the spirit world thinned and spirits and fairies walked the earth causing mischief. Now in the UK, we are increasingly joining in to celebrate this ancient tradition by trick or treating, dressing up in scary costumes and throwing parties. Read our top tips on how to host a Halloween party.


What you need to hire to host your own bake off event?

16 Sep 16 By: Lene McGuinness

The nation is once again gripped by the Great British Bake Off (GBBO)! Thousands of amateur bakers across the land are in a baking frenzy, as well as shock after learning about the show’s departure from the BBC. Despite the controversy, we Brits love nothing more than a bit of competitive cooking whether its Women’s Institute Fairs or Come Dine with Me! Perfect for corporate, promotional or charity events, hosting your own bake off can be a way of getting your guests involved, as well as providing some entertainment. So, here is your guide on how to host your own bake-off event.