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Teenage parties: A guide for parents

TEENAGE PARTIES Teenage parties are a major source of worry for parents and with summer here and exams at an end the party season is ramping up. These guidelines come from both personal experience and 25 years working in the party planning industry. We hope that they will help ensure a fun, enjoyable and safe party for both teens and parents that will be remembered for all the right reasons. TOP 10 TIPS FOR PARENTS 1 Guest list. Ask your child for a list of those they want to attend and how they know them. Contact details should also be provided should there be a problem later. Be sensible on the number of guests. Anything over 50 is

Teenage parties: A guide for parents

Street Food Catering: Unlimited Possibilities!

CREATIVE CATERING IDEAS: STREET FOOD STYLE If you?re looking for event catering with a difference and want your guests to really experience the WOW factor? then ?street food? is the answer. Whether you want to add a sassy twist to a wedding, or a unique alternative to a corporate event dinner, street food is the up-to-the-minute phenomenon in must-have cuisine. It?s the perfect solution for any event aimed at offering your guests a relaxed atmosphere to eat, drink and have fun and one that?s sure to leave a lasting impression. From Italian ice-cream carts to continental cocktail bars, this quirky form of catering is becoming increasingly popular for anyone wanting to create an entertaining and memorable event. You

Street Food Catering: Unlimited Possibilities!
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Weddings: Blending respected traditions with contemporary twists

WEDDINGS: BLENDING RESPECTED TRADITIONS WITH CONTEMPORARY TWISTS - Part 1? Our concept of marriage today is a total contrast from what it was a hundred years ago. These days, far from committing themselves to a lifetime of domesticity and financial dependence, modern brides are savvy and financially secure and in the same way, how we host and celebrate weddings has naturally evolved and we are now presented with more opportunities to blend tradition and personalise the day than ever before. Styles and trends come and go ? traditions are passed down the generations and respected more over time however there are a number of ways you can still honour the time bound traditions of a formal wedding ceremony whilst still making

Weddings: Blending respected traditions with contemporary twists

A survivors guide to New Year’s Eve

THE SURVIVOR'S GUIDE TO NEW YEARS EVE If it's your turn to host a New Years party don't panic! ?Simply follow our top tips and you're guaranteed to have a fantastic?night.... 1 Get the invite right!?Make sure your guests know exactly what?s happening, the dress code, catering, what to bring and the timings! 2 Timings.?Really important. It?s a long night so DO invite guests a bit later, say 8.30pm ? prevents everyone peaking too soon! 3 Theme/dress code. If you?re going for a theme then give guests plenty of warning as no one wants to be stressing about costumes post-Christmas! If in doubt, keep it simple ?Festive frocks?, ?A touch of sparkle? ?.it?s a great excuse for everyone to get

A survivors guide to New Year’s Eve

BBC presenter, designer & friend of Apollo, Sarah Moore shares her Christmas style tips (Part 2)

BBC PRESENTER,?DESIGNER & FRIEND OF APOLLO, SARAH MOORE SHARES HER CHRISTMAS STYLE TIPS {PART 2} In the second of this special Christmas series, friend of Apollo, celebrity presenter and vintage designer, Sarah Moore, shares her clever and stylish DIY ideas for creating a stunning Christmas table on a budget. ?Sarah shows how with a bit of thought and creativity you can create something totally unique and special that doesn't have to cost the earth yet has a truly personal touch and we love that! As I?m not a massive fan or red in interiors, I shy away from the traditional colour palette of green and red and gold. So anything goes that looks lovely in

BBC presenter, designer & friend of Apollo, Sarah Moore shares her Christmas style tips (Part 2)

Designer, presenter and friend of Apollo, Sarah Moore shares her Christmas planning secrets (Part 1)

DESIGNER, PRESENTER AND FRIEND OF APOLLO, SARAH MOORE SHARES HER CHRISTMAS PARTY PLANNING?SECRETS?{PART 1} You may well recognise designer Sarah Moore as celebrity presenter of BBC 1?s current popular ?Money For Nothing? series, or as winner of the BBC?s ?Great Interior Design Challenge?, or perhaps from her regular column in Country Living Magazine?she is one busy lady! We are lucky enough to count Sarah as a dear friend of Apollo and admire her passion for recycling and her ability to create something truly wonderful out of very little. She?s renowned for her incredible eye and she certainly has the knack when it comes to spotting a gem amongst jumble! Like?Sarah, here at Apollo, with every party and event we work

Designer, presenter and friend of Apollo, Sarah Moore shares her Christmas planning secrets (Part 1)
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Cotswold Park Barns – A luxurious & exclusive corporate event venue

Nestled among 195 acres of private parkland at the heart of the stunning Cotswold countryside, the exclusive Cotswold Park Barns is the epitome of a luxury corporate event venue. Situated on the historical Cotswold Park Estate, just seven miles from Cirencester and a little over eight from Gloucester and Cheltenham, this small exclusive-use venue offers the perfect setting for any corporate activities or client entertaining. Owners, Simon and Louise-Jane Hanbury, have many years of experience in corporate and private hospitality. They inherited the estate over 20 years ago, with the idea of creating a wonderful atmospheric venue, where people from all over the world could come to enjoy the beauty of the Cotswolds. And they?ve done just that by

Cotswold Park Barns – A luxurious & exclusive corporate event venue

Autumn / Winter event trends & tips from the experts as featured Toast.Life

TOAST is the UK's definitive source for inspiring ideas and we?are delighted to be featured in their latest life style edit? - Autumn / Winter entertaining trends...   Creative Themeing Expert event consultants?Apollo?are?renowned in the industry for organising some of the most breath-taking and?amazing themed parties in the UK.?Rather than sticking to the same old ideas,?Apollo's?Managing Director Tim Hanbury encourages?people to be brave when choosing a theme and with 15 years in the party planning business - Tim?loves a challenge! ?Our recent?Apollo?parties?include a Rococo themed 50th?birthday, a Russian 18th, a Hockney themed 50th, an Artist?party and a?tropical themed?party for 200 guests in?Hampshire? explains Tim proudly. ?Themed parties are going to be big this autumn/winter but think outside?the box ? how about

Autumn / Winter event trends & tips from the experts as featured Toast.Life

It’s time to talk wine with Vintner

IT?S TIME TO TALK WINE WITH THE VINTNER The Vintner are definitely not your stereotypical wine merchants.? MD Tom Gilbey and his passionate young team have a huge amount of energy and knowledge in their field of expertise, which is why we trust them implicitly when it comes to advice on choosing the right wines for weddings and parties. We thoroughly recommend?visiting their?stunning shop and dedicated tasting rooms in Parsons Green - the whole experience is a real delight.?Whether you're?after?wine for drinking?over the Summer months?or you want to know more about laying down wine for the future, The Vintner?really know their stuff. ?We're delighted that The Vintner are offering all 'friends of Apollo' a fantastic discount on orders

It’s time to talk wine with Vintner

10 MINUTES WITH TOP CATERERS AND FOODIES CAPER & BERRY

10 MINUTES WITH TOP CATERERS AND FOODIES CAPER & BERRY? In 2013 we were thrilled to discover that one of the country?s top up and coming caterers Caper & Berry were based on our doorstep in Surrey and it was the start of an incredibly exciting and rewarding relationship. Tim Brennan, the owner and his fun and professional team have proved time and time again why they are one of our go-to caterers no matter where we are working in the UK. Choosing the right caterers and menu options for your party, wedding or event can be both time consuming and overwhelming.?Here at Apollo, we help our clients navigate the planning process, part of which involves us connecting

10 MINUTES WITH TOP CATERERS AND FOODIES CAPER & BERRY
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