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Hauntingly good ideas for a spooktcular halloween party

02 Oct 23

When planning a Halloween party, it's essential to create an atmosphere that sends shivers down your guests' spines and leaves them with hauntingly good memories. One key aspect of this is choosing the right equipment and furniture to set the stage for a spooktacular soirée.


10 Afternoon Tea Party Essentials - Event Planner Tips

30 Mar 23 By: Lene McGuinness

An English tea party calls for croquet on the lawn, delicate finger sandwiches and fine-bone china. It is said to be the epitome of elegance, and afternoon tea is now served in luxury hotels around the world. From white crisp linen to dainty cakes and sweet or savoury scones, here’s everything you need to feel like Alice and to create your very own garden party Wonderland.


Hosting An Outdoor Event - Master A Garden Party Celebration

29 Mar 23 By: Lene McGuinness

From a rooftop Champagne brunch to a romantic outdoor wedding ceremony, outdoor events are a wonderful way to give celebrations a more relaxed and natural aesthetic. But being amongst nature doesn’t come easy, as most event planners will know. While you might save on decorations since your backdrop will likely be a manicured garden of a stately home, planning and preparation will often be more complex since you’ll need to hire most of the event furniture, tableware and linen.


Event Trends 2023 - From Party Themes To Corporate Events

06 Mar 23 By: Lene McGuinness

The corporate event industry has evolved rapidly over the years, and 2023 will not be an exception. This year, there are a whole new set of corporate party trends that will help shape the corporate event landscape. In this article, we'll reveal the top corporate event trends for 2023 that will guide your party and event planning process. From eco-friendly and teetotal events to vertical food stations, we've got you covered with quality glassware, tableware and furniture to hire.



How To Create A Romantic Wedding with Allens Hire

06 Mar 23 By: Lene McGuinness

A romantic wedding should ooze elegance and sophistication and reflect your unique love story, but it’s not always easy to achieve these fairytale wedding theme elements. While romance is undeniably an integral part of each and every wedding, how can you show it visually throughout the day and as a key elegant wedding theme? Well, there are actually many ways your decor can reflect romance, love and joy, and you can present this through food, flowers, furniture and more.


New Year, New You: Planning a NYE Party

07 Dec 22 By: Lene McGuinness

Say goodbye to the days of hosting a low-key NYE party because this time, you’re going to celebrate in style! While throwing a large-scale celebration or intimate and elegant party can feel overwhelming at first, knowing exactly where to hire event supplies can make a whole world of difference when it comes to planning. And high-quality catering supplies can instantly elevate your theme and help you to really mark this special moment in time!


A Feast Fit For A King: What To Remember When Organising Catering For An Event

01 Dec 22 By: Lene McGuinness

With Christmas and New Year just around the corner, this is prime party planning season. Organising an event can be exciting, but it can also be daunting, especially if you haven’t done it before. From choosing a venue to planning catering for an event, there’s so much to consider that it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But help is at hand. Following a few simple steps will ensure your event goes with a bang. Here’s what to remember when organising catering for an event.


We Wish You a Merry Christmas: Party Ideas from Allens Hire

18 Nov 22

As the weather turns cold and leaves start to fall, the sound of jingle bells isn’t too far away, which is why it’s not too early to start thinking about this year’s Christmas party. With many people planning festivities far in advance, making sure you leave enough time to prepare is important so that nothing is left to the last minute.


A Guide to Fine Dining: Everything you need to host the perfect formal dinner

02 Nov 22

When planning an elaborate formal dinner, it can be difficult to know where to start, as the list of things that need to be done can become endless. Whether it is the venue, food, entertainment, or facilities, there is so much that has to be considered if you want to put on a dinner that your guests are sure to remember.


Sparks Fly: Planning for a Bonfire Night party

29 Oct 22

As the weather starts to turn cold there are so many seasonal festivities to look forward to this autumn, including Bonfire Night. Whilst you might be attending professional fireworks displays or other large-scale event, Bonfire Night can be a perfect opportunity to plan your own evening of fun with family and friends.