The Party Planner’s Cheat Sheet

create, plan & manage events/parties

We all want to organise awesome parties, but pulling everything together can be a bit overwhelming if you don’t have a process in place. I’ve created a simple checklist that will walk you through the stages of planning a party. This will work for most evening events – in many cases you will need to […]

A recipe for cocktail making events

create, plan & manage events/parties

Whether it’s a fun evening with friends, part of a hen do, birthday party or a way motivate employees, cocktail making is a fun experience, where people spend the event learning a new skill – the ageless art of cocktail making. Plus if it’s in a bar, there is the advantage that it’ll save you […]

Using Time Wisely

event ideas/parties/theming ideas

I know that it’s a little early to be planning New Year’s Eve, but I saw this on another blog (Group Think Event Blog) and really liked it. Like New Year’s Eve, if time plays a crucial role in the evening, why not make time a focal point of the event and incorporate it into […]

Update: The death of the DJ (Part Two) – using Spotify at events

event ideas/music at events/parties

After noticing the type of search terms that have brought googlers to my last post about Spotify (using Spotify at events), I’ve decided to investigate this area a little further and hope this clears up any confusion – because I must admit after looking at their website, I was still a little confused! So I emailed Spotify to find out, […]

Request A Song…

event ideas/music at events/parties/weddings

I think a nice touch to a party, is to ask guests to request a song on the RSVP section of the invitation…

10 film-inspired party themes


If you’re planning a party and looking for inspiration, here are ten film-inspired ideas to help make your next event a memorable one…

1. Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory – A World of Pure Imagination…

The death of the DJ – using Spotify at events

event ideas/music at events/parties

Music is an essential ingredient to a good party, and if you’re trying to cut costs or can’t face a whole night listening to a cheesy disco DJ, for smaller parties I recommend Spotify. It’s the renaissance of the traditional pub jukebox. Using Spotify at an event will allow guests to search for songs they […]