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Blooming Tasty…

27 May

Blooming Tasty….    Flowers and Food is not a new trend with the gastronomy industry but more of an ongoing visual element that has consistently spanned around 10 years now but why….? Well…. Flowers were an everyday ingredient back in the 16th & 17th Century but slowly faded out until the 21st where it started […]

Whether the weather be Hot or not…..

21 May

It only seemed a few days ago that we were declaring ‘Spring had Sprung’.  Who would have known that Summer would be knocking on the door quite so soon and if you’re anything like me, you’re completely unprepared…no sun cream, sunhats (for the kids!) and the BBQ well and truly tucked away in the garage […]

Lucy’s first Event…..

22 Jan

It’s Wednesday 21st January, it’s cold freezing outside and today marks my first event as part of team Purple Grape. Rather appropriately it’s being held at a venue called Ice Tank and I arrive excited having seen pictures of the venue in advance. You could describe it as a chic blank canvas. I briefly consider […]

10 Christmas Party Musts…

2 Dec

10 Christmas Party Musts…   1)Venue …. Location Location Location…. Unless you are providing transport for your guests the location is going to be the make or break as to whether your whole guest list turns up on the night! 2)Catering is key…..A great caterer and selection of food to fill those boozy tums will […]

Woodland, Nandos and Vintage Chic – Yes it’s the wedding season!

23 May

It’s getting to that popular time of year when the bells are ringing, confetti is floating in the air and everyone gets to put on their best togs – yes of course it’s the start of the wedding season! Purple Grape’s own Kate Graham is getting married this weekend and it’s being held in a […]

The Twelve Days of Christmas – A Purple Grape Special

30 Nov

The Twelve Days of Christmas – A Purple Grape Special

True to word of last week’s blog I have popped along to Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland to enjoy some roasted chestnuts, mulled wine and the winter market so now feel suitably ready to embrace the festive season. We even had a little rendition of the 12 days of Christmas here in the Purple Grape office just […]

A Little Bit of Magic…

30 Jul

A Little Bit of Magic…

One of my closest friends got married recently and I was very honoured to be one of her bridesmaids. Both bride and groom are very good friends of mine so it was very special to stand up there with them whilst they shared one of the most important days of their lives. I’m still beaming with pride! […]