November, 2013

Henley Festival 2013 – A Magical Few Nights in Henley on Thames

Posted on: November 14th, 2013 by Charlotte

Summer seems like a distant memory now that the Winter has set in, so what better time to reflect back on one of our favourite events this summer – the Henley Festival.

We had the pleasure of looking after Pandemonium – the drummers and working men & women who performed at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics. They played each night at the Henley Festival as part of the evening Spectacle to the sound of the fireworks going off behind them. A very moving and powerful performance and lovely to see them getting so involved in the Festival spirit. Many of them were volunteers who now find themselves part of a wonderful community who travel the countryside performing at a variety of different events.

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A Jubilant Affair – Queens Diamond Jubilee

Posted on: November 5th, 2013 by Charlotte

Papillon Events had the absolute privilege of organising a boat party for the Queens Diamond Jubilee Celebrations on behalf of Hunter Design on 3rd June.

Despite the wet weather, it was a truly magnificent occasion and didn’t dampen the spirits of the 200 corporate guests on board the Silver Sturgeon – the flagship vessel of the Silver Fleet.

Guests arrived at The Savoy  for a champagne drinks reception and to collect their boarding passes, before being escorted through the flag waving crowds and onto the red carpeted pier ready to board the boat.

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