My Work Experience with ACEs

I was so pleased to have the opportunity to gain some work experience with ACEs this autumn. I am in my final year of an events management degree, and have just finished a year on work placement with a charity. The type of events and roles I experienced on my placement were very different to …

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International Birthdays

We thoroughly enjoy hosting birthday parties for our guests, from 3rd birthday parties to a milestone 70th, we think every year is the perfect chance to celebrate. Traditionally birthdays in British culture are synonymous with cake, candles and cards. But this isn’t the case worldwide, we’ve uncovered some incredible birthday facts from across the globe. …

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The MoonWalk London

Nestled in the heart of London, ACEs ventured to the glorious Clapham Common for Alastair’s 14th MoonWalk. Founded by Nina Barough, Walk the Walk hosts marathons across the world in order to raise incredible funds for breast cancer. We are absolutely delighted to be involved with the midnight walks that happen in both London and …

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As the great British Summer comes barrelling towards us

The classic garden party is an event rich in styling and culinary potential, we’re always keen to introduce a signature colour, cocktail or taste sensation – we take great pride in designing a wide variety of Summer soirees and look forward to what this coming season has to bring. Choices of sparking receptions with a …

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Chinese New Year

As a team, ACEs are incredibly interested in travel, different cultures and learning more about the most hidden corners of the world. Our love of exploring, combined with a passion for holidays and adventures, means we often bring inspiration from afar into our parties. We love bringing together different colours, flavours, textures and intricate details …

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Creative Marquees and Winter Wakes

We were honoured to be asked to assist our client in hosting a wake at their family home. At what was understandably a difficult time, we wanted to create a calm and beautiful space for our client and their nearest and dearest to congregate after the service. Upon our first site visit to the client’s …

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Mouth Watering Mastepieces

Cooking for the masses can be really daunting; anyone who has just hosted Christmas dinner for the whole family will be well aware how difficult it can be to pull the menu together at exactly the right moment – let alone deciding on what you actually wish to serve! So how does it work when …

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Historical Honeymoons and Brides in Blue

Have you ever wondered how the modern day wedding was created? In 1076 it became the law to be married by a priest, but it wasn’t until the 16th century that a witness and certificate became compulsory. By 1546 couples were already celebrating honeymoons, by quite literally consuming honey together on the first full moon …

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Creative, Captivating Centrepieces

When organising any event, we know that the visuals are fundamental. Our incredibly talented designer works tirelessly to create stunning centrepieces which capture the mood, imagination and attention of our guests. We recently hosted a shoot day at our client’s stunning home nestled in the Gloucestershire countryside. Inspired by Autumnal days and the great outdoors …

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Introducting Clifton Marquee Company

We are delighted to introduce our new sister business Clifton Marquee Company who provide the highest quality, durable marquees to both private and corporate clients. CMC is managed by our own Alastair Currie and Stuart Henderson; the pair have over 30 years’ experience in the event and marquee industry and even met whilst erecting marquees …

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