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Spotlight on…………………………………. The Photographers’ Gallery

3 Aug

Photographers' Gallery venue hire fashion event

Here at Purple Grape we’re always on the lookout for venues to work with that have that something special, that extra wow factor that can help to create a truly stunning event. So, with that in mind, we thought we’d use this ‘Spotlight On……’ blog to take a look at one of our favourite such […]

Fun at the Food Assembly

13 May

A few months ago I moved to Penge. Now I can practically hear the cries of ‘where is that?!’ even as I type, don’t worry – a fair few of my friends didn’t know either, but I’ll tell you something….if you don’t know Penge, you’re missing out! Tucked away in South East London between Crystal […]

Spotlight On……….Our Chefs

26 Apr

Just recently we’ve been thinking that, through our blogs and from following the team on Twitter, hopefully you’re getting to know us all pretty well. We did realise though that there are some very important grapes in the bunch that you might not be quite so familiar with…….. our chefs! Being the busy people that […]

How To….Choose an Event Theme

29 Mar

Choosing a theme is a big part of any event –  get it right and your event will be the talk of the town……..…get it wrong and people might remember it for all the wrong reasons! (No one wants to be the person who organised that event – you know, the one that’s used as an […]

Wonder Women – Women’s History Month

16 Mar

For this blog, we’re going for a slight departure from the norm………. unusually for Purple Grape this blog won’t be about food…… won’t be about events………….it won’t even be about a venue. Today we want to celebrate! March is Women’s history month, recognising the contributions and achievements of women throughout history. Hopefully one day we […]

Food of Love: The Truth Behind Aphrodisiacs

12 Feb

As I was wandering around London the other day, I couldn’t help but notice (who could miss?) the pink balloons, red roses and cuddly little teddies clutching cartoon hearts that have invaded the shops, which can only mean one thing – Valentine’s Day is soon upon us! Sure enough, the adverts and deals have started […]

Top Food Trends for 2016

3 Feb

It’s February! Already! January seems to have whizzed by and we’re now well and truly settled into 2016. With that in mind, we thought we’d take a look at the food trends predicted to be big this year – of course, everyone has a different opinion so there are hundreds of potential trends out there, […]

Purple Grape Catering Counter-Acts Diminishing Canteen Facilities

15 Dec

Purple Grape Catering Counter-Acts Diminishing Canteen Facilities

Purple Grape Catering Counter-Acts Diminishing Canteen Facilities | Launch of new canteen service Purple Grape the modish outside catering company that is beloved of the hip, the digital roundabouters and people who love to ‘give good party’ have come up with a solution for companies who lack a canteen by offering a bespoke […]

Xmas catering to get into that little black dress..

8 Dec

The office parties and festive evening drinks are already in full swing, with plenty more mulled wine and turkey to squeeze in before the New Year. So you may be worrying about zipping up your LBD or not being able to quite button up your best jacket. So how does one approach the party season […]

Delicious Christmas Party Catering – it’s not too late!

17 Nov

We can talk ice sculptures, magicians, fire-eaters, acrobats, and live music, but at the heart of any popular Christmas party is delicious food and drink. There is only so much turkey and roasties that your guests can eat throughout the festive season, so you’ll have to get a little creative when it comes to the […]