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National Vegetarian Week - Canapés

National Vegetarian Week - Canapés
Here at PI, we’re big fans of eating – and drinking – our veggies, and we always enjoy creating bespoke colourful dishes to encourage our guests to do the same. From canapés and bowl food for standing receptions, to formal banqueting menus, we are continually inspired by local suppliers and seasonal...
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Venue of the Month: Royal Museums Greenwich

Venue of the Month: Royal Museums Greenwich
We love visiting our venues, and we were lucky enough to pick a glorious day last week to walk around the stunning spaces of Royal Museums Greenwich, one of only four UNESCO World Heritage Sites in London!   The National Maritime Museum, which can stand up to 1,000 guests for drinks receptions, or seat 550 for...
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City Venue of the Month: Saddlers' Hall

City Venue of the Month: Saddlers' Hall
After a run of showcases at our City venues, these culminated in our final one, hosted at the impressive Saddlers’ Hall, located just a few yards from St. Paul’s Cathedral. As the sun shone (yes there was sun that day!), we welcomed clients to view the variety of spaces that the Hall has to...
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'Tis the (Asparagus) Season!

'Tis the (Asparagus) Season!
  We may be premature in hoping that Spring is finally here outside, but inside it’s a guarantee on our banqueting menus. Our chefs have been inspired to create some tempting dishes with the most seasonal of ingredients – Asparagus! Whilst the asparagus season is short, this vegetable packs such a health punch that our chefs embrace it in...
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City Venue of the Month: Skinner's Hall

City Venue of the Month: Skinner's Hall
Dating back to 1670, Skinner’s Hall is a secret gem in the City of London with 6 unique event spaces and is the ideal venue for Summer and Christmas Parties! The Rooftop Garden is a hidden oasis with a distinctive Italianate terrace, olive trees, sculptures and a central fountain. Conjuring up...
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Brandy Snap Baskets Recipe

This week the amazing PI kitchen have been cooking up beautiful brandy snap baskets!  Brandy snap baskets are a fun-to-make, impressive looking treat. You can serve a finished product with a variety of delicious fillings. Our head chef decided to fill them with a handmade lemon-grass and lime sorbet with kissel of red fruits, which served as a show stopping dessert...
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Unique London Venue: The Fifth Platinum Friends' Dinner at Royal Hospital Chelsea

Designed by Sir Christopher Wren more than 300 years ago, the Royal Hospital Chelsea is a prestigious venue, situated in the heart of one of London’s most fashionable districts on the banks of the River Thames. The venue offers a number of historic and beautiful spaces for private and corporate hire, the most impressive of which is the Great Hall....
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BNC Scavenger Hunt: Choose your crew

Choose your crew! Just like organising a crew for a pirate ship (as you do), organising an event means you need a crew you can trust, a team who will accommodate each and all of your requests! That's what we pride ourselves on at PI; providing a team of experienced event coordinators who are responsive, creative and unflappable! We can take...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Twelve: The Do's and Don'ts of Corporate Christmas Parties

Here it comes again, the unavoidable corporate Christmas party. For some people the office Christmas Party is a very important date in their calendar, they see it as a reward for all of their hard work; while for others the thought of spending the whole evening with colleagues outside of normal working hours is less than appealing.  We have compiled a...
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Exciting London Venues for the First Quarter of 2014

Create an extra level of interest at your next event that is certain to generate an exciting buzz. Impress your guests by treating them to a soiree at some of London’s most inspiring and unusual venues. We have an exciting collection of venues to choose from, including: Florence’s Footsteps – The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Celebrity at the Florence Nightingale...
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