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Happy Bonfire Night from Purple Grape

5 Nov

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We hope you have some explosive plans for Guy Fawkes tonight! You probably didn’t realise that until 1959 it was actually illegal to not celebrate Bonfire Night in Britain… On the 5th of November 1605 bonfires were lit to celebrate the safety of the King, following the capture of Guy Fawkes and spoiling of a […]

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 […]

A swift change of scenery….

11 Feb

When a room or event space has been set up for a stunning dinner, it always seems such a shame to dismantle whatever’s been put in place as soon as the evening’s over. For this reason it’s always a joy when an event rolls over into the morning by way of breakfast. It means we […]

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 […]

‘Tis almost the season to eat, drink and be very merry…

26 Sep

It’s almost time to Eat, Drink and be Merry…..   Although we are all still enjoying some warming weather the leaves are starting to turn on the tree as a sure sign that Autumn is on its way and it has got me thinking about what I love about the autumn and winter seasons….. Now […]

‘Tis almost the season to Eat, Drink and be very Merry…..

26 Sep

It’s almost time to Eat, Drink and be Merry…..   Although we are all still enjoying some warming weather the leaves are starting to turn on the tree as a sure sign that Autumn is on its way and it has got me thinking about what I love about the autumn and winter seasons….. Now […]

Christmas Party Dilemma!

24 Oct

So you’re thinking about organising your office party or putting on a bit of a do for your clients but need some inspiration? Then look no further; Purple Grape has teamed up with some unique and interesting venues to put together a Christmas package just for you. Icetank This blank canvas space becomes a warm […]

New Year’s Resolutions

20 Dec

This year is rapidly drawing to a close with Christmas and New Year just around the corner. Our decorations have been hung, presents bought (or the mad dash of getting that perfect present for Auntie Dora) and wrapped. In our office, we’re all very much looking forward to spending time with our families, eating obscene […]

Something different for Christmas dinner

6 Dec

Something different for Christmas dinner

Every year, as countless people do, my housemates and I chat over what we’re going to cook for our pre-Christmas dinner before we all head off in different directions to spend the actual day with our families. We take it as a given that on Christmas day there will probably be a turkey (or at […]