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Which pop-up venue should you choose for your event?

Posted on: November 1st, 2015 by Charlotte

If you’re looking for a venue with a difference, why not try a luxury tent or marquee?

The rise in popularity of glamping for holidays has seen more and more people choosing pop-up venues to add character and individuality to their event – whether it be a private birthday party, wedding or summer garden party.


Finding the right venue for your Christmas party

Posted on: September 28th, 2015 by Charlotte

Christmas is a great time of year to hold a party, whether it is a large corporate event or a small intimate gathering for family and friends.

There are many ingredients needed for a successful Christmas party but finding the right place to hold your event is one of the most important. When picking a venue, there is a lot to consider. Is it in a convenient location for your guests? Will it suit the theme of your party? Does your budget match your ideal party setting?


Ten of the best Home County venues for your wedding, party or corporate event

Posted on: August 20th, 2015 by Charlotte

Hidden away in the rolling countryside of the Home Counties are some spectacular venues which are perfect for a special occasion. Whether you are looking for an historic setting to make your party memorable or a wedding venue with a stunning view to give your photographs the wow factor, there are plenty of places to choose from.


Black & White – Themed Birthday Party

Posted on: August 11th, 2015 by Charlotte

Papillon Events had the pleasure of organising an incredibly stylish and sophisticated birthday party for a client to celebrate her 50th Birthday in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire.

Choosing the perfect theme for your party

Posted on: July 17th, 2015 by Charlotte

When you decide to hold an event, there are a huge number of decisions which need to be made.

One of the simplest ways to decide what direction your party should take is to pick a theme. Once you have chosen a theme, you can select food and drink, invitations, music and entertainment which fits in with your vision.
Here are our top tips for picking the perfect party theme:


Top Tips For Writing a Speech

Posted on: June 18th, 2015 by Charlotte

When planning an event, party or wedding, it’s hoped that the occasion will be entertaining, encompassing and memorable. A wealth of effort is applied to ensure that the finer details are considered and the traditions are observed. For the majority of events, certain individuals have elevated roles and duties that need to be accomplished to ensure that the occasion is a wonderful affair. One of the most prominent features of any successful event is at least one speech. Whether delivered by the host, father of the bride, company director or a vocal guest, a successful speech relies on eloquence, engaging content and poignant remarks. There are some imperative considerations and inclusions to be made to write such a piece and below are a selection of essential incorporations.

Fiesta Themed Birthday Party

Posted on: June 4th, 2015 by Charlotte

Fiesta fever hit Beaconsfield as a recent client celebrated her 50th Themed Birthday Party at a private residence with 160 friends.

Papillon Events were called in to do the creative styling & design of the themed party and to transform the marquee into a colourful and vibrant Fiesta.

From the special lighting effects and floral decorations right down to the marquee design and table settings, we created a stunning backdrop for guests to have dinner and  then party the night away.

Arabian Nights Theme – Themed Birthday Party

Posted on: May 11th, 2015 by Charlotte

Another fabulous themed birthday party organised by Papillon Events for a lovely couple in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire to celebrate a very special 51st Birthday.

The Arabian Nights theme provided a gorgeous colour scheme of rich purple, fuchsia pink and gold, which were threaded through all elements of the party. From the hanging drapes over the illuminated bar, to the fringed booth seating areas created around the sunken dance floor to the patterned lighting effects.

Out of Africa – Themed Birthday Party

Posted on: April 7th, 2015 by Charlotte

We do love a themed party here at Papillon Events and this Out of Africa birthday party was no exception.  The party was a combined celebration to commemorate one family’s respective birthdays, which included a 16th, 18th, 21st and 50th birthday just outside Henley on Thames in Oxfordshire.

CLIC Sargent – The Fantasy Ball

Posted on: March 31st, 2015 by Charlotte

Papillon Events were thrilled to be on the organising committee for CLIC Sargent’s flagship fundraising event – The Fantasy Ball.