Your Event: Disaster or Triumph?

We’d like to paint you a picture – an event with and without an event planner. Imagining how it’ll all turn out is part of the excitement leading up to your event! But what if this special time is filled with worry and stress instead of fun and anticipation? Arranging everything yourself from flowers to catering can be demanding and …

Discover your inner Carrie Bradshaw with a Sex and the City theme

“When life gets this confusing, there is only one thing to do: attend a fabulous party.” – Sex and the City Entering your 40s is a great reason to celebrate! Carrie, Charlotte, Samantha and Miranda remind us all that you can look and feel fabulous no matter how old you are. The Sex and the City girls certainly know how …

How to have a fun and fabulous Hawaiian Party

Imagine bringing a bit of Hawaiian magic to the UK. From palm trees to colourful floral leis and coconuts, wouldn’t that just be the most fun setting for your special birthday, Bar/Batmitzvah, prom or romantic wedding. A Hawaiian theme is one of our favourites at Dash of Sparkle – our team have so much fun transforming a venue from a …

Unique entertainment ideas for an event without a DJ

We’re all familiar with the lively and fun atmosphere created by a DJ – they get everyone involved and there’s plenty of dancing and fun created with all the interactive novelties! But what if you don’t want a DJ at your event? This could be for many reasons such as preferring to have a daytime event, your child isn’t a …

Dash of Sparkle’s guide to asking the right questions at a venue visit

Amongst the excitement, nerves and anticipation leading up to your event, there may be questions you forget to ask at the most important time – your venue visits! It’s normal to feel in awe at a beautiful venue and look at the gorgeous décor, gardens and function rooms, it can even feel overwhelming when there’s so much to take in …

You’ve got your orchestra, now to find the perfect conductor!

When you look at an orchestra, you’ll see talented violinists, drummers and pianists, all ready to give the performance of their lives. They have practised, perfected their part and shown up for the big day. But as talented as they are with their individual instruments, they won’t be able to create a magical breath-taking experience without the help of a …

Explore the possibilities with our free venue finding service

The exciting part has happened and you’ve started to brainstorm ideas for your event. You may have already got a colour scheme, guest list and planned an outfit, but what happens when it comes to the venue? Maybe you haven’t even started looking yet, or you may have trawled around several venues but none of them ticked all your boxes. …

Discover your dream event with our brand new Discovery Day

Have you just got engaged? Is it your son or daughter’s Bat/Bar mitzvah or your 50th wedding anniversary? We’re all familiar with the initial excitement of planning an event – searching for the perfect venue, choosing a colour scheme or theme, shopping for outfits and sampling delicious menus – but what happens when you lose inspiration? There are bound to …

Feel like a celebrity with a Hollywood themed event

When you think of Hollywood, you may imagine a grand venue, glittering decorations and a red carpet. At Dash of Sparkle, we can bring these ideas to life and create a show-stopping Hollywood themed event for any occasion. A great way to create the atmosphere as the guests walk into the room is with a Hollywood themed seating plan. Each …

Amazing edible fun ideas to bring a Dash of Sparkle to your event

As much as we all love traditional party food – finger sandwiches, celebration cake and crisps and dips, there’s a whole world of unique flavours to be discovered. At Dash of Sparkle, we go the extra mile to find new and exciting food and drink to delight your guests at your next event. With so much to choose from and …