Discover the thrill of a roller coaster themed celebration

Bar/Batmitzvah’s, proms and milestone birthdays are a big occasion and they happen all year round, making it so much harder to choose a unique theme that hasn’t been done before! That’s where we can help. Do you love that exhilarating feeling when visiting a theme park and flying high on those roller coasters? We can create that sort of excitement …

Our top 6 venues for themed events

At Dash of Sparkle we specialise in creating incredible themed events and experiences that will leave your guests speechless… we do this with the best decor, entertainment, food and most importantly, the venue! Whatever your theme may be, we have created a helpful list of our top 6 venues in the local area, paying attention to the most popular Bar/Bat …

Ideas for a freakishly fun Halloween party!

Halloween was originally a festival of both celebration and superstition, where people would light bonfires and dress up in costumes to ward off ghosts. Now, it’s all about trick-or-treating, who can wear the scariest outfit and of course, lots of sweet treats! Considering Halloween falls between Autumn and Winter, taking your kids trick-or-treating in the freezing cold probably isn’t the …

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. …