14 Themed Party and Event Ideas

It’s safe to say we love a themed soiree, who doesn’t? There’s no doubt about it that a great theme will elevate your party or event from good to jaw-dropping. It’s always the best way to create the best atmosphere! One of the hardest parts of party planning is coming up with a good theme …

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It’s been another ACE year!

Another year over. We can’t quite believe it! It’s absolutely flown by, as per usual. It’s been another fantastic one for us. We’ve put on so many wonderful events of all different shapes and sizes, with many more exciting things planned for 2020. We wanted to take this opportunity to reflect back on just a …

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Planning a Gatsby Themed Party – Great Gatsby Party Ideas

Every event planners’ favourite theme – the Great Gatsby party! The team here at Alastair Currie Events love planning Great Gatsby themed parties. It’s a glamorous theme that allows for so much imagination and extravagance, so it’s easy to see why it’s so popular and the go-to theme for a wide range of occasions. Whether …

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32 Party Canapé Ideas to Impress Your Guests

Getting your party off to a stylish start with a set of exquisite canapés is a fantastic way to welcome your guests! Alastair Currie Events takes great care, alongside our wonderful chefs, to ensure the very best variety, flavours and styling for our culinary offerings.  Each menu we deliver is bespoke – always taking into …

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Benefits of Hosting a Business Conference

Looking for ways to keep your team engaged and focused throughout the year? Well, have you considered the benefits of hosting a business conference? Business conferences provide a great opportunity for you to really hone in the targets and plans of your company for the year ahead, as well as reflect and celebrate on past …

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Vegan & Vegetarian Meal Ideas for Events & Parties

We’re really seeing a trend of clients requesting vegetarian & vegan menu ideas for events and parties. With articles such as this Bristol Live one explaining why Bristol is the top vegan destinations & a report from the BBC that over a quarter are choosing vegan milks, vegetarian & vegan provision is definitely climbing towards …

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How to choose the perfect wedding venue

With so many types of wedding venues available, finding the perfect one can be challenging. As a helping hand, we have compiled our ultimate checklist to help you find your ideal wedding venue so you can get going with your planning. Types of Venues for Weddings Venues can range from traditional churches to art galleries, …

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The Ultimate List of 50th Birthday Ideas

Your 50th birthday is the ideal opportunity to throw a wonderful party, celebrating with family and friends to reflect on past memories and help make some more! In this guide we’ve compiled some of our favourite 50th birthday themes to help you decide how you’d like to celebrate the big day. Best 50th Party Ideas …

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A decade at Alastair Currie Events

10 years (and 10 days) ago Alastair Currie rang me up and asked if, following two interviews and my casually stalking him for a job for the preceding few months, I’d like to come and work at a wedding in the Cotswold’s on that sub-zero Valentine’s Day weekend. A few days after shadowing him at …

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