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VENUE OF THE MONTH: TROXY

VENUE OF THE MONTH: TROXY
Let’s set the scene, it’s 11th September 1933 - Troxy’s opening night. To symbolise the grand opening, the ribbon is cut by 14-year-old Stepney schoolkid Bridget Hughes, and to celebrate the occasion, their first ever customer is gifted a gold watch. Inside the venue there are large chandeliers, ...
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VENUE OF THE MONTH: GUILDHALL

VENUE OF THE MONTH: GUILDHALL
A powerhouse in the centre of The City of London, Guildhall has been a key part of London’s history since the 12th Century, an era when the Lord Mayor of London rivaled the monarch for influence and prestige. Built somewhere between 1411 and 1440, Guildhall was designed to reflect the power and reputation of London. This...
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VENUE OF THE MONTH: TWO TEMPLE PLACE

VENUE OF THE MONTH: TWO TEMPLE PLACE
Tucked away on Embankment and overlooking the Thames, Two Temple Place is one of London’s hidden gems - an extraordinary late Victorian mansion built for William Waldorf Astor. Astor inherited a hundred million dollars in 1890 and became the richest man in the US, then almost immediately emigrated to the UK. He wanted a...
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VENUE OF THE MONTH: ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA

VENUE OF THE MONTH: ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA
The Royal Hospital Chelsea is a Grade l and Grade II listed site, a stunning architectural legacy left to us by King Charles II and Christopher Wren, the designer behind the awe-inspiring spaces at the Hospital. King Charles II founded The Royal Hospital in 1695 as a home for former soldiers, and today some...
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VENUE OF THE MONTH: BANQUETING HOUSE

VENUE OF THE MONTH: BANQUETING HOUSE
No venue was built for a more specific purpose than Banqueting House. Designed by Inigo Jones for King James I after the original burnt down, the last remaining building of Whitehall Palace wows guests as much in 2019 as it did back in 1622.Seating up to 380 guests for dinner, guests walk in the...
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VENUE OF THE MONTH: LEIGHTON HOUSE

VENUE OF THE MONTH: LEIGHTON HOUSE
If you are looking for character, historic charm and a grand space with an intimate feel then Leighton House is the perfect venue for you. First opened to the public in 1929, Leighton House Museum is the former home of the Victorian artist Lord Frederic Leighton. Designed to entertain, the House has an impressive collection of art...
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Party Like It's 1979!

Party Like It's 1979!
When a recent client asked us to assist in bringing their Music Through The Decades theme to life in the Western Pavilion at Southbank Centre, we jumped at the chance! Creating a mixture of the 70's and 80's, with a hint of 90's thrown in, really brought out the "dancing queens" in our office. ...
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LSO St. Luke's Summer Party

LSO St. Luke's Summer Party
This week, we combined the winning formula of tasty food, great music and a variety of entertainment to hold the inaugural LSO St. Luke’s Summer Party.On arrival, guests were guided through to Jerwood Hall for a glass of Pimm’s and activities galore, provided by Chillisauce. The distinctive main event space within...
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The Importance of Livery

The Importance of Livery
Party Ingredients are fortunate to work with a number of the 110 Livery companies still in existence today, along with being exclusive caterers at six of the City’s most stunning Livery Venues – Apothcaries’ Hall, Barber-Surgeon’s Hall, Girdlers' Hall, Saddlers’ Hall, Salters’ Hall and Skinners’ Hall. Over the year...
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Venue of the Month: LSO St. Luke’s

Venue of the Month: LSO St. Luke’s
Whatever the weather, we always have summer on our minds, and love a good party to look forward to! One of our favourite, but little known, venues is LSO St. Luke’s which is now available to hire for outdoor events throughout the summer months for receptions of up to 200 guests....
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