Corporate Christmas Parties

As most of us return to the office this week, talk quickly turns away from ultimate Christmas gifts and already broken New Year Resolutions and back to the spreadsheets. For team Alastair Currie Events though, it’s just 354 sleeps until Christmas and now is the ideal time to get on with the party planning and …

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Why Host an End of Year Corporate Conference

End of year corporate conferences can be hugely positive and worthwhile events for both your business and employees. With our top tips, you’ll be left feeling inspired for your 2019 end of year corporate conference with Alastair Currie Events. Remember that we plan events, celebrations and corporate occasions throughout the year and throughout Bristol/further afield; …

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Work Experience with Alastair Currie Events

I was so pleased to have the opportunity to gain some work experience with Alastair Currie Events 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 …

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International Birthday Traditions

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 traditions facts from across the …

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MoonWalk London 2018

Nestled in the heart of London, Alastair Currie Events 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 Moonwalk London and Moonwalk Edinburgh annually. …

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How to Host the Perfect Garden Party

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, Alastair Currie Events 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. Chinese New Year, one of the biggest events in the …

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Marquees for Wakes and Funerals

With their flexibility, personalisation and intimate layout options, marquees can be hugely personal choices for wakes and funerals. 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 …

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Event Catering Inspiration

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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History of Weddings

Have you ever wondered how the modern day wedding was created? We’ve investigated the history of weddings. 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 …

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