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Sky dive for blind showjumper

Sky dive for blind showjumper

Former International show jumper races to earth to help blind rider on career path to paralympics A former international show jumper from Stratford upon Avon, knighted for her charity work, will sk...

I want to ride my bicycle...to Maastricht!

I want to ride my bicycle...to Maastricht!

On Friday 9th May 'Team At Your Service' are saddling up for a charity fund raising cycle from London to Maastricht in Holland and we really need your sponsorship! The Challenge So some idiot (Char...

6 tips for pop-up success

6 tips for pop-up success

Pop-ups are breaking into the corporate events market. Make sure you know how to run a successful pop-up event with Christabel's top tips for success.   1) Stand out from the crowd It is essential ...

Top 10 out of town venues

Top 10 out of town venues

Venues outside of London offer impressive event spaces - from castles to forts, vineyards to theme parks and islands to aircraft hangars.  London is such a massive place and, even though the transp...

Corporate rowing experiences announced

Corporate rowing experiences announced

Cavendish Hospitality has won a three-year contract with Leander Club to sell exclusive rowing experiences with its elite athletes.   Leander Club at Henley-on-Thames is the spiritual home of world...

BMW launch party at Park Lane

BMW launch party at Park Lane

Find out how to launch a product in style with BMW and The Crystal. BMW Park Lane celebrated the launch of models across BMW’s group including the BMW 2 Series Coupé and 4 Series Convertible alongs...

** tour de france 2014 - hms president **

** tour de france 2014 - hms president **

THE BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE... Enjoy the spectacle of the Tour de France in London onboard HMS President. It is the perfect setting and the ultimate way to say thank you to your clients, showcase yo...

** tour de france 2014 - royal horseguards hotel ** (1)

** tour de france 2014 - royal horseguards hotel ** (1)

THE ULTIMATE PLACE FOR THE ULTIMATE RACE! the 5 Star Royal Horseguards Hotel offers panoramic views and superb luxury accommodation, just yards from London’s Whitehall, the Embankment and the River...

Smart Christmas parties 15% off bookings

Smart Christmas parties 15% off bookings

Pressure from 30% uplift in demand sees themes and bookings available now, with an exclusive early-bird offer, offering up to 15% off bookings until 31 May 2014. The award-winning Smart Christmas P...

How to plan the perfect Christmas party

How to plan the perfect Christmas party

Top tips on how to plan your Christmas party from guest lists to music and entertainment. It may only just be spring, but when planning any group or company Christmas party, with large numbers of p...

christabel's secret garden

christabel's secret garden

Christabel, founder and creative director of CHRISTABEL’S, hosts renowned experiential, transient dining experiences. Christabel's Secret Garden events provide a fantastic opportunity to wine and...

christabel's mad hatters

christabel's mad hatters

Christabel, founder and creative director of CHRISTABEL’S, hosts renowned experiential, transient dining experiences. Enter into a world of quirk and mismatch at Christabel's Mad Hatters Brunch, ...

christabel's mad hatters picnic

christabel's mad hatters picnic

Christabel can travel to any grassy location in London with her Mad Hatters spread.

christabel's catering

christabel's catering

Christabel can come to you with design flair, joie de vivre and fabulous concoctions inspired by her stage at The River Cafe in London and Noma in Copenhagen.

christabel's bespoke events

christabel's bespoke events

Christabel and her creative team can curate a simple, sleek setting, or can whole heartedly embrace any theme, transforming any room you have in mind into something fabulous.

Top 10 catering ideas for 2014

Top 10 catering ideas for 2014

Catering makes or breaks an event. Find the best caterers in London and the latest food trends, from 'Dude Food' to Donuts, pop-ups to popcorn. A spectacular event with shit catering is just an eve...

easter ddr promotion

easter ddr promotion

DDR packages from £55.00 from 14th - 25th April 2014

private hospitality

private hospitality

Introducing our brand new concept for 2014

champagne dinner at blenheim palace

champagne dinner at blenheim palace

Exclusive Invitation to a Champagne Dinner at Blenheim Palace Thursday 22nd May 2014

churchill dinner at blenheim palace

churchill dinner at blenheim palace

Exclusive Invitation to a Churchill Dinner at Blenheim Palace Friday 30th May 2014

Put the spring into your meeting!

Put the spring into your meeting!

Iconic location, great rates and free WIFI! Book your meeting during April, May & June and quote “Spring14” when booking to enjoy a post event round of drinks with our compliments!

Top 10 team building ideas

Top 10 team building ideas

Great ideas for team building activities from cycling the Olympic velodrome to classic motor racing, ice-cream making, white water rafting and diffusing bombs. Team building is back! Its back becau...

Summer party venues

Summer party venues

A selection of London's most unusual outdoor venues for summer party hire, from gardens to courtyards.  The very nature of a summer party opens up a myriad options for you, with some fabulous outdo...

How to land a job in the events industry

How to land a job in the events industry

Invaluable top tips for graduates on how to land your dream job in the events industry. Three months ago I graduated with an Events Management Degree from Regent’s University London. Having compl...

8 fabulous private jet journeys

8 fabulous private jet journeys

Private jets can be a cost-effective and fabulously luxurious way to travel. Read amazing case studies and find out how to book yourself a private jet. Londonlaunch-accredited private jet company A...

Best for...historical grandeur

We list London's best historical venues available for hire, with award-winning catering from Create Food & Party Design.  From the prestigious, dramatic galleries of Kensington’s museums to the...

weddings at icetank

weddings at icetank

Icetank offers a tailored approach to a unique wedding reception.

the lee valley cycling experience

the lee valley cycling experience

From April 2014, Cavendish, as a preferred agent to the Lee Valley VeloPark, is offering a unique opportunity for businesses and individuals to entertain clients, colleagues, family and friends in ...

james bond and disco trivia themed events

james bond and disco trivia themed events

Enjoy a team experience to remember with our ultra fun themed Trivia Events. Teams compete in quizzes, dance-offs, music rounds and karaoke, in an event which guarantees an event everyone will enjoy.

gps cab clue trail - £95pp

gps cab clue trail - £95pp

Experience London from a whole new angle as you compete in teams following our trail of clues and riddles across the capital. Your Trail takes in some of London's most famous landmarks which you tr...

gps treasure hunt special - from £40pp

gps treasure hunt special - from £40pp

London as you've never seen it before! Explore the city solving puzzles and completing challenges on these fun, high tech ultra-competitive treasure hunts with a live interactive score board.

7 secrets to public speaking

7 secrets to public speaking

Follow these top tips on public speaking and the audience will be eating out of your hand. Anyone can do it, follow our advice to help you master your nerves and enjoy the ride! Read the 7 Top Tips...

A breakfast event at Icetank

A breakfast event at Icetank

On Tuesday 18th February Icetank and Purple Grape held a breakfast to remember.  With guests from the most influential PR companies in London, the space looked exceptional and the food was divine! ...

dartmouth house summer launch party

dartmouth house summer launch party

With 3 new and exciting summer themes, we have something suitable for everyone and are excited to be hosting our summer launch party!

Tonteria dazzles Paris

Tonteria dazzles Paris

Guy Pelly took his controversial "Do Not Disturb" night at Tonteria global for the first time last Friday 28th February 2014 for Paris' Club Matignon's Fashion Week Closing Party. Adorned with neon...

London PA Awards 2014 sponsors

London PA Awards 2014 sponsors

The London PA Awards are brought to you by The Hippodrome Casino in partnership with Londonlaunch and supported by our sponsors: Tate, London Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Fantastique Lond...

Introducing...Modern Romance

Introducing...Modern Romance

Remember the 80s band Modern Romance? This is your chance to have them play their hits and plenty more at your event! We chat with lead singer Andy about getting romanced...   What has been the hig...

Top 10 secret gardens

Top 10 secret gardens

Tucked away and out of sight are London's fabulous secret gardens. Discover the perfect place for al fresco events with our round-up of top 10 secret gardens. Just don't tell anyone else... With su...

Dinner at the museums

Dinner at the museums

Strictly SW7 - One Night, Three Globally Revered Museums Strictly SW7 returned last night following the overwhelming success of these events in 2011 and 2012. The Natural History Museum, Science Mu...

10 secrets to ensure your guests turn up

10 secrets to ensure your guests turn up

Top tips and clever techniques to ensure your guests turn up to your events. Put these great ideas into action and you'll never have to worry about your attendance rates again. Ever since I went to...

have your cake and eat it too!

have your cake and eat it too!

As the January health-kick fades into a distant memory, our team at Drapers’ Hall felt that it is high time to celebrate... and what better way to do so than with cake? More specifically, FREE CAKE!

Andy Murray confirmed for BNP Paribas Tennis Classic 2014

Andy Murray confirmed for BNP Paribas Tennis Classic 2014

IMG are thrilled to announce that the reigning Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray will be amongst the tennis stars to play at the IMG-owned BNP Paribas Tennis Classic this summer. Taking place at th...

Presentations from LiveTECH 2014

Presentations from LiveTECH 2014

Download invaluable top tips and advice from the leading pioneers and practitioners of the Events Industry: The changing face of our industryKevin Jackson, Vice President, George P Johnson Using so...

Fabulous fun at Tonteria

Fabulous fun at Tonteria

Tonteria's Do Not Disturb Thursdays hosted an amazing sparkler Cristal-infused closing fashion week party with PRITCH London, Profile Model Management, and the Society of Young Philanthropists for ...

Stealing Banksy? corporate packages

Stealing Banksy? corporate packages

Tired of the usual run-of the mill corporate events? Do you want to give your guests something truly spectacular, a world-first, and an experience they will talk about forever.The STEALING BANKSY? ...

London PA Awards champions

London PA Awards champions

Each award has a Champion PA who has been selected by the sponsors to be the figure-heads for the awards. Each Champion has excelled in the area of the award which they represesent.  Nominate a PA ...

london bierfest 2014

london bierfest 2014

Why travel to Munich when you can experience the unique atmosphere of the Oktoberfest in the City of London? London Bierfest is a popular, light-hearted and affordable event which is ideal for net...

10 stylish ways to make an entrance

10 stylish ways to make an entrance

A recent survey we initiated suggested that 'location' had dropped to the number three consideration when planning an event. This was interesting but not surprising because there are now so many gr...

London PA Awards 2014

London PA Awards 2014

The first ever London PA Awards has been launched to recognise and reward the capital’s PAs and EAs. PAs provide the essential infrastructure for businesses, delivering unfailing behind-the-scenes ...

Shout about The Vault

Shout about The Vault

We never like time wasted. There's still so much for us to see, say and do every day. So on Friday when we had a small window between meetings, as usual, we decided to go and check out a new venue....

I don’t believe in Cold Calling - I’m a networker *pouts*

I don’t believe in Cold Calling - I’m a networker *pouts*

Part 1 – Cold Calling, the positives There's no such thing as a 'cold' call in events. It’s not like you’re ringing people up at home on a chilly winter’s night. “Excuse me sir, do you have PPI ins...

Shooting at West Wycombe Park

Shooting at West Wycombe Park

We interviewed Rob Fenwick, MD of West Wycombe Park, to find out why shooting is the coolest kid on the block for Corporate Entertainment. Get the low-down on what to expect on a shooting day out. ...

Healthy team events

Healthy team events

Great health-focussed team events to help build staff loyalty and wellbeing without breaking the budget. Media coverage continues to report a prolonged recovery plus the risk of medium term interes...

10 best corporate hospitality ideas for 2014

10 best corporate hospitality ideas for 2014

Impress your clients with unique corporate hospitality packages from summer festivals to the star-studded Berkeley Square Ball, polo lessons, Michelin star cookery days, comedy masterclasses and mo...

LiveTECH 2014 review

LiveTECH 2014 review

Londonlaunch.com hosted LiveTECH 2014, in collaboration with our content partners George P Johnson, to help demystify event technology, give delegates an overview of future tech and provide practic...

LiveTECH 2014 masterclass video

LiveTECH 2014 masterclass video

LiveTECH 2014 is the leading masterclass in digital engagement, social media and event technology developed by Londonlaunch.com in collaboration with George P Johnson. The video features LiveTECH 2...

Gold Service star announced

Gold Service star announced

Following a nationwide search to find a rising star in the hospitality industry, James Fleming (24), Chef de Rang at Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saison, has been crowned the winner of the Go...

ME London Hotel showcase

ME London Hotel showcase

Londonlaunch hosted 200 of London's VIP Event Bookers at a showcase of the ME London Hotel. Guests were treated to drinks, delicious canapes and tours of the ME London Hotel's event spaces, ideal f...

10 best loos in London

10 best loos in London

The Londonlaunch Good Loo Guide gives the low-down on the best WCs in London featuring mirrors, lips, eggs and two-way glass. Read on to discover the flush of loos we consider worthy of a Londonlau...

What the events industry *really* thinks about technology

What the events industry *really* thinks about technology

We asked the events industry how they feel about digital technology and it seems that we’re a pretty engaged lot. We know technology will soon be at the very heart of every event but there’s an und...

10 venues you never knew you could hire

10 venues you never knew you could hire

Book bespoke events at iconic London venues from the House of Commons to Harrods, the Cabinet War Rooms and Buckingham Palace. If you're going to host an event, do it in style in a venue you NEVER ...

Why a professional photographer is a must

Why a professional photographer is a must

Its not the size.. it’s what you do with it. What better way to start than with a blatant innuendo? The biggest issue any supplier faces is ensuring their client is aware of the benefits of using t...

Legendary Test Captains Dinner

Legendary Test Captains Dinner

Watch fantastic Q and A sessions with twenty one of the greatest cricket players of all time. This fantastic event was in aid of The Lord’s Taverners to enable young, disadvantaged and disabled you...

Tony Hadley's band - The Satellites

Tony Hadley's band - The Satellites

In the Summer of 2013, the team that is The Satellites have been brought in on numerous large festivals as a trusted "house band" to back a whole range of artists across the whole 80's spectrum. Ri...

save £30 per person on the meeting and clay shooting package

save £30 per person on the meeting and clay shooting package

Save £30 per person on the Meet and Shoot Package RRP £150.00 + VAT throughout January, February and March

cupid clay package

cupid clay package

The romantic month of February is almost upon us! Treat a special someone to a gift experience with a difference this Valentine's Day with Clay Shooting and Champagne

10 Best Restaurants in London (IMHO)

10 Best Restaurants in London (IMHO)

Londonlaunch.com's Top 10 Best London Restaurants are in a league of their own, offering fabulous fine-dining, Michelin starred chefs, stunning decor and exceptional service.  Read our Top 10 Best ...

Epic paragliding video

Epic paragliding video

When it comes to content marketing, it's all about getting the right balance between content and branding. And, when it comes to branding, less is always more. This epic video is a great example of...

7 essential event technology ideas

7 essential event technology ideas

We round up the best event technology from state-of-the-art ticketing solutions and event apps to real-time surveys and interactive live event mangament... Read our 'Magnificent 7' event software s...

cirque du soleil at the royal albert hall

cirque du soleil at the royal albert hall

Cirque du Soleil returns to the Royal Albert Hall on January 4th with Quidam. The dazzling show made famous for its astonishing acrobatics, awe-inspiring aerial acts, unique lighting and an elabor...

Inspirational movie mantras

Inspirational movie mantras

Our mission is to offer inspiration and this week it's coming from the movies. Watch our favourite clip from a truly inspirational movie whose wisdom has long been ignored...but not any more!     ...

The Bond experience at Blenheim Palace

The Bond experience at Blenheim Palace

Location: Blenheim Palace Duration: Half Day (approx.4hrs)  Type of Event: Team Building Event Brief Set within the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace, delegates will be taught all the nece...

A day in the life of Shout About London

A day in the life of Shout About London

The journey (on the windiest day of the year) Off to see the Royal Museum venues this morning. Whilst I'm looking forward to finally seeing the space, the thought of missioning to Greenwich sends a...

Hotels Strike Back – Top 10 Hotel Bars

Hotels Strike Back – Top 10 Hotel Bars

It seems that hotels are cool again. If I cast my mind back to my 'naughties' (in every sense of the word) PR days, all the coolest bars used to be in hotels. The Met Bar at the Metropolitan (forme...

Unique events on water, land and air

Unique events on water, land and air

Fabulously unique events involving tanks, helicopters, hot air balloons and plenty more. It's time to drag your guests out of the office and propel them into the air, onto the water and speeding ac...

STEALING BANKSY?

STEALING BANKSY?

The Sincura Group, the London-based concierge specialists who pride themselves on obtaining the unobtainable, announce the pieces for their April 2014 art show ‘Stealing Banksy’ and live auction...

Targeted Marketing Strategy

Targeted Marketing Strategy

Londonlaunch.com have launched their new 2014 Targeted Marketing initiatives for venues and event service providers. Contact us to discuss how you can be a part of our new marketing strategy and po...

Lady Taverners tribute to Graham Norton

Lady Taverners tribute to Graham Norton

The Dorchester Hotel once again played host to one of the charity’s favourite annual events: the Lady Taverners Tribute Lunch, hosted by Judith Chalmers. At the lunch on 1 November, the fabulous Gr...

Top 10 quirky venues

Top 10 quirky venues

Top 10 quirky venues in London from Victorian vaults to a violin factory, the Kew steam museum, roof terraces and vintage chic town houses. Find a fabulous London venue to make your event go with a...

10 most over-used phrases in events (and yes we’ve said some)

10 most over-used phrases in events (and yes we’ve said some)

1. I’ve got three hats on today. Really? Cos it looks like you’ve just got a big head! This is a phrase you can commonly translate as: 'Two of those hats will try and sell you something'. The small...

10 great motivational mantras for 2014

10 great motivational mantras for 2014

In life there are those who think they can and those who think they can't. As both are usually right, here are my top 10 inspirational mantras to live by in 2014. (That was Henry Ford, by the way!)...

Ten things you’ll do, right or wrong, in the first six months of a new business

Ten things you’ll do, right or wrong, in the first six months of a new business

1. Cold calling someone and telling them you’re from your old company And then carrying on because you’re too embarrassed to say you’ve got it wrong.Won’t be getting commission on that one then. 2....

The Times Business Events 2014

The Times Business Events 2014

The Times newspaper report, Business Events 2014, in exclusive association with Londonlaunch.com In Spring 2014, Raconteur Media will publish a 16-page B2B report on Business Events in the centre o...

Best 'Best Man' speeches

Best 'Best Man' speeches

The best thing about a wedding is the speeches. Like the wedding itself, the speeches represent an almost disproportionally extravagant and often over-embellished aspect largely uncharacteristic of...

Introducing...The Satellites

Introducing...The Satellites

The Satellites are a different proposition to most of the bands you come across in the corporate sector of entertainment.  Another contrived sales pitch? Far from it…. It is true for a very simple ...

win £300 harvey nichols vouchers

win £300 harvey nichols vouchers

Off to the sales this January? You can with Function Fixers!

The Times Business Events Report 2014

The Times Business Events Report 2014

The Times newspaper report, Business Events 2014, in exclusive association with Londonlaunch.com is to be published on Thursday February 20th 2014.Raconteur Media will publish the definitive 16-pag...

Designer stationery discounts

Designer stationery discounts

Christmas Shopping Party - if you love stationery, you'll LOVE Ruth Kaye Design! Don't mss out on the fabulous Christmas Shopping Party at Ruth Kaye Design on Monday 16th December. Prosecco, nibble...

Inflatable cube for sale!

Inflatable cube for sale!

A fabulous 12m x 12m inflatable cube for sale in good used condition. It will require some cleaning in places but otherwise a nice structure. The cube comes complete with: fans ground sheet packin...

Ten things people say when you start up a business

Ten things people say when you start up a business

If you're thinking about setting up your own business, get ready for a stream of advice, tips and questions coming your way.  Shout About London share their top ten... 1. Park Lane? Why is your off...

Buy into a theme, not just a venue

Buy into a theme, not just a venue

Everyone’s looking for something different. Events are making a huge comeback as the most effective means of marketing, getting brands face to face with their audience.  In fact, brands have become...

Winter venue offer at Blenheim Palace

Winter venue offer at Blenheim Palace

Special Blenheim Palace Winter Saver offer Blenheim Palace is offering a 50% saving on room hire in January, February and March 2014. PLUS 15% per person reduction on Day Delegate rates (on our £65...

Catering for Google House

Catering for Google House

What do people eat in the Google House? Purple Grape served up a fabulous themed menu to keep the Google House-guests fed and watered in style. And their clever foodie-finale took Twitter by storm....

LiveTECH agenda

LiveTECH agenda

*** BOOK YOUR TICKETS *** 18.00-19.00   Arrival and networking 19.00-19.15  The changing face of the event industry Speaker: Kevin Jackson - Vice President of George P Johnson The session: Ours is...

LiveTECH speakers

LiveTECH speakers

LiveTECH 2014 has an impressive line-up of industry-leading speakers including Kevin Jackson, voted the Number One most influential person in the event industry. Their combined experience, creativ...

Alternative Christmas events

Alternative Christmas events

Make your corporate Christmas party one to remember with a fun alternative activity. Cook your own Christmas meal with professional chefs, or add an extra spark with ice carving  or a treasure hunt...

santa's sleigh trail - special offer

santa's sleigh trail - special offer

The perfect fun Christmas event, our Santa's Sleigh Trail takes your team across festive London following a series of clues.

Old school magnificence

Old school magnificence

A few weeks ago I re-visited Rugby School for the first time in twenty years. It was an unofficial reunion which was attended by all the naughtiest boys (and sixth form girls) and none of us had ch...

Mandarin Oriental's outside catering launch

Mandarin Oriental's outside catering launch

On Wednesday 28th November The Mandarin Oriental launched its tailor-made outside catering business at the Royal Chelsea Hospital’s stunning 300 year old Great Hall, designed by Sir Christopher Wre...

Do your bit for charity

Do your bit for charity

Wii are delighted to be supporting The Simon Community this Christmas. The Simon Community has been working since 1963 to alleviate the isolation of people sleeping rough, provide a place ...

Evolution Dome Event Structure for London Freeze Festival

Evolution Dome Event Structure for London Freeze Festival

Festivals to do not come much more exciting than this one! The slopes are coming to London! The Freeze Festival is an original festival that celebrates skiing, snowboarding and music all in one ama...

Little things that make a BIG difference

Little things that make a BIG difference

It’s funny isn’t it? You spend a decade going to thousands of the most lavish, sensational, exotic (and sometimes even erotic!) events and when you’re asked to recount the most exciting thing you’v...

Costumes, surprises and personal touches

Costumes, surprises and personal touches

- Working in logos, colour schemes and other bits of branding is always a nice touch and it’s generally pretty easy to do.   · Going the extra mile with costumes really makes a huge difference wh...

Theme your catering

Theme your catering

Today’s events aren’t just about being 'an event' – it now needs to be an experience your guests will remember.   It is easy to add small, special touches that will enhance the feel of your event...

The Collection - Xmas packages

The Collection - Xmas packages

The Collection Re-Opens Late Availability for Christmas The Package: Three Course Dinner (with Meat, Fish or Vegetarian options) plus welcome Cocktail from £65.00 per head We can tailor make pack...

China in your hands

China in your hands

The Chinese Dream Ball takes place later this year in London. It will be attended by business leaders, high profile brands and politicians from China and the UK. Please contact us if you are intere...

A magical Xmas at The Athenaeum

A magical Xmas at The Athenaeum

Simply have a wonderful Christmas time Our very special luxury rooms and suites give you more than you'd imagine. Every room includes free Wi-Fi, complimentary soft drinks and snacks from th...

Boisdale of Belgravia

Boisdale of Belgravia

On Tuesday we were delighted to host a fabulous luncheon at Boisdale of Belgravia. An eclectic mix of discerning guests including Thomas Pink, Prudential, DLA, Smiths and Nimrod Capital joined Bois...

Last Night at STK

Last Night at STK

Team Londonlaunch enjoyed a decadent evening at the world famous STK at ME London on the Strand and sampled what has to be the finest (and naughtiest!) menu in London! After bread laced with creamy...

Aynhoe dream will do...

Aynhoe dream will do...

We had a fabulous day on Saturday at the most weird and wonderful Country House in all of England - Aynhoe Park! It was great to see that so many Londonlaunchers had ventured up the M40 for a quin...

Best Viral videos & event tech ideas

Best Viral videos & event tech ideas

The world has changed. Conspicuous consumption has been replaced by conspicuous frugality. Corporate advertising has been replaced by real reviews from networks and peer groups. Ads are dead. Brand...

Roll up for a night under the Big Top

Roll up for a night under the Big Top

Cirque le Soir rolled into town in 2009 and has been entertaining/bewildering the likes of you, me, Lady Gaga, Leonardo DiCaprio, Rihanna ever since.  Clubbers are treated to international DJs play...

Christmas at Egg London

Christmas at Egg London

Studio 54 New York Christmas Rave - Wednesday 18th December - BOOK NOW A sophisticated, multi-media visual extravaganza incorporating club tropicana and 90s rave decor, stamped with trademark Stud...

hollywood glamour at hampton court palace

hollywood glamour at hampton court palace

Enjoy an evening of glamour in the Garden Room at Hampton Court this December.

new christmas conference package at vintner's hall

new christmas conference package at vintner's hall

Add some festive spirit to your meeting or conference in December with our special Christmas Day Delegate package.

Hire me a river – London’s best riverside venues

Hire me a river – London’s best riverside venues

In most major cities on earth - from Paris to Chicago, from Milan to Cairo, the river is a natural focal point, a natural feature to which one naturally gravitates.  Indeed, the river is the common...

Virgin America Safety Video

Virgin America Safety Video

Virgin America do it again with a sensationally ahead-of-the-game pre-flight safety video which will inspire, surprise and delight any traveller, however weary they may be!  So, if you’re venturi...

Opening of 'Magazine' restaurant - Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Opening of 'Magazine' restaurant - Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid’s first designed restaurant space in her first building in central London, will open on 1 November 2013 at the new Serpentine Sackler Gallery in Ke...

Last Night at the Roof Gardens

Last Night at the Roof Gardens

Babylon Restaurant at the Kensington Roof Gardens was the venue for last night's cosy Champagne, cocktail and Cheese reception! On the first properly chilly autumn evening of 2013, Babylon was the ...

“Eventhouses” – Entertaining on top of the world!

“Eventhouses” – Entertaining on top of the world!

The Penthouse at 9 Eaton Square, Belgravia, was my not-so-shabby digs during school exeats. On one side we had Roger Moore and on the other, my bedroom overlooked Lord Lloyd Webber’s high-level con...

Tonteria - The Most Provocative Venue in Town?

Tonteria - The Most Provocative Venue in Town?

Tonteria which opened October of last year is London's authentic Mexican haven. It's the perfect venue for hosting an intimate party and some of the biggest names in fashion have already hosted a n...

Event showcase at Funkybuddha

Event showcase at Funkybuddha

Last night the Londonlaunch team went to Funkybuddha for an event showcase in the heart of Mayfair. The venue is perfect for private events with a large main room, and an additional private room fo...

small meetings simplified

small meetings simplified

Book your meeting between October - December for only £50 per hour, with tea, coffee and standard AV included at 1 Wimpole Street.

A room for every season at Somerset House

A room for every season at Somerset House

Starlight Design, “rhubarb”, Rob Van Helden Floral Design and Over the Top Rentals worked together to host a lavish showcase event at Somerset House on 22nd October. The theme for the evening was i...

Will Broome hits 'Rock Bottom'

Will Broome hits 'Rock Bottom'

Some of you may know that CEO, Will Broome, used to be the lead singer in a Rock N'Roll band. Well, a few years ago they got back together and wrote this song for Time Warner… Will's the singer i...

Inside the secret world of Clubs and Speakeasies

Inside the secret world of Clubs and Speakeasies

It was 1999, and I had one of the most massively coveted (and therefore equally massively under paid!) jobs in the world. I was in charge of all the press accreditation for London Fashion Week at o...

The Shillibeer's venue showcase event

The Shillibeer's venue showcase event

  Shillibeer's Bar and Grill

Will Broome does Stand Up Comedy for charity

Will Broome does Stand Up Comedy for charity

Here's Will's debut stand up comedy performance, so if you think he's any good, please donate a few pounds to the fabulous Womankind Worldwide charity Just Giving here, http://www.justgiving.com/...

Londonlaunch LiveTech 2013, the technology for events and digital marketing masterclass April 2013

Londonlaunch LiveTech 2013, the technology for events and digital marketing masterclass April 2013

 Take a look at our video of LiveTech from last year. Buy tickets for LiveTech in 2014.

Top 10 Catwalk Fails

Top 10 Catwalk Fails

We feel that we're allowed to laugh because of our CEO's past life doing PR for London Fashion Week…(and it's quite funny!)

'Eventertainment' - how to animate your events

'Eventertainment' - how to animate your events

Despite their alleged rudeness and famed 'in-hospitability', the French have a knack for telling it like it is. And they have fewer words for things. Having done French A-level (a fairly pointless ...

complimentary two night stay

complimentary two night stay

Confirm a group or event booking to the value of £5,000 arriving before December 31, 2013 at The Dorchester, Coworth Park or 45 Park Lane - in return, you'll receive a complimentary two night stay ...

christmas party package from £45 per person

christmas party package from £45 per person

At Sunningdale Park, we've got Christmas covered. We're experts in party planning, so dress to impress and join us for a festive celebration you'll never forget. With delicious food, stunning surr...

Once upon a time at Home House

Once upon a time at Home House

The Party of the Spring Season in the stunning location of Home House saw 1000 guests arrive in stunning costumes from all the greatest Novels stories and Fables... Over 50 performers in more tha...

Secret footage from the Royal Wedding!

Secret footage from the Royal Wedding!

Outtakes from the Royal wedding...

The best wedding speech of all time?

The best wedding speech of all time?

Ok, so if you haven't seen this, you're in for a treat! At londonlaunch, we all love McFly and Tom Fletcher's wedding speech has to be the greatest ever…tissues at the ready! 

celebrate in style this christmas at wellington arch with cooks & partners

celebrate in style this christmas at wellington arch with cooks & partners

Cooks and Partners has teamed up with Wellington Arch to bring you exclusive packages for Christmas 2013. All inclusive packages from £110.00 per person + VAT

Halloween –courageous, contagious and a little bit outrageous!

Halloween –courageous, contagious and a little bit outrageous!

At the dangerous age of eighteen (I say dangerous because that's when I chose to go all 'Darth Vader' and cast Luke aside (mainly because I couldn't be Han)), I experienced my first proper Hallowee...

Shillibeer's Bar & Grill

Shillibeer's Bar & Grill

Shillibeer's Bar and Grill was recently transformed for a 50th Birthday party with all sections of the venue being themed. The party flowed through all parts of the venue and guests were kept guess...

Hire Hackney Empire

Hire Hackney Empire

‘The most beautiful theatre in London.’ Guardian Hackney Empire is an ideal location for filming, weddings, photoshoots and events – it is often available for 12 hour calls, over consecutive days ...

special offer at the v&a

special offer at the v&a

Exclusive winter offer at the V&A Museum

christmas aboard the cutty sark

christmas aboard the cutty sark

Celebrate Christmas on board one of the world's most famous tea clippers this winter, and enjoy an incredible three course menu created by one of London's top catering companies.

24 hour rates for just £124* per person this december including a free christmas party at the grand, brighton.

24 hour rates for just £124* per person this december including a free christmas party at the grand, brighton.

The Grand, Brighton has recently benefitted from a multi - million pound investment, including refurbishment of all 11 flexible and newly refurbished event spaces. The Grand, Brighton is the perf...

the pop party after work at bloomsbury ballroom

the pop party after work at bloomsbury ballroom

27th September 2013 with Anna Greenwood and special guests. 5pm to 11pm. Happy Hours 5-7pm

Trade Shows – there’s a time and a place

Trade Shows – there’s a time and a place

It would be a bit ‘below the belt’ to suggest that the time and the place for trade shows was, in fact, 1995 and that now, nearly twenty years on, there are more immersive, exciting and efficient w...

Get Christmas all ‘Wrapped up’ with Purple Grape at Icetank

Get Christmas all ‘Wrapped up’ with Purple Grape at Icetank

Whether you are looking for an intimate Christmas dinner for 30 guests, or an exclusive venue for a stand up party for 80 of your colleagues, Icetank is the perfect choice. This blank canvas studio...

Get Christmas all ‘Wrapped up’ with Purple Grape at Icetank

Get Christmas all ‘Wrapped up’ with Purple Grape at Icetank

Whether you are looking for an intimate Christmas dinner for 30 guests, or an exclusive venue for a stand up party for 80 of your colleagues, Icetank is the perfect choice. This blank canvas studio...

The best wedding speech of all time?

The best wedding speech of all time?

Ok, so if you haven't seen this, you're in for a treat! At londonlaunch, we all love McFly and Tom Fletcher's wedding speech has to be the greatest ever…tissues at the ready! 

join us at the great indian food feast

join us at the great indian food feast

Hungry? Curious? Love Spice? You’ve come to the right place.

afternoon tea at claridges?

afternoon tea at claridges?

TRADITIONAL AFTERNOON TEA From £57 (inc delivery)

The best stately homes available for hire

The best stately homes available for hire

We round up England's best stately homes available for hire, from Blenheim Palace to Downton Abbey's Highclere Castle. If you're looking for a unique venue, these stunning stately homes will offer ...

special ddr rate

special ddr rate

The Autumn offering from The Ambassadors Hotel

Rizzle Kicks @HippodromeLDN

Rizzle Kicks @HippodromeLDN

The Hippodrome Casino demonstrated their diversity once again by hosting Capital FM’s exclusive Rizzle Kicks album launch party on Monday night. Having experienced the now famous (and always fabulo...

the great gatsby at stoke park

the great gatsby at stoke park

This year Stoke Park re-lives the glamour of 1920's New York at our Great Gatsby inspired party nights. Guests will arrive on the red carpet ready to sip Long Island Iced Teas to the sounds of 192...

Thames wedding transport  “Above and beyond expectations"

Thames wedding transport “Above and beyond expectations"

The day your wedding day dawns you wake up with a mixture of excitement and nervous energy for what lies ahead of you. The last thing you want to worry about once your dressed and ready to embark o...

christmas party at wellington arch

christmas party at wellington arch

Celebrate in style this Christmas 2013 at one of London's most iconic venues.

Exclusive – Underground ‘Ghost Station’ available for events (coming soon!)

Exclusive – Underground ‘Ghost Station’ available for events (coming soon!)

Four years ago City high-flyer, Ajit Chambers, stopped his bicycle and stared into a small, dusty shop in an inconspicuous alley in central London. It was a strange but magical moment, which would ...

suite dreams.......

suite dreams.......

Luxury and opulence are your guarantee when booking our suite package, indulge yourself in our stunning health club and spa then enjoy a four course meal in the hotel’s restaurant - available at th...

wedding packages in bracknell

wedding packages in bracknell

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life.Whether you are planning a lavish celebration or a more intimate party for family and close friends, we understand how important it is th...

leisure break with golf in london!

leisure break with golf in london!

Relax & Unwind in the tranquil & luxurious setting of The Grange City Hotel & Health Spa surrounded by some of the City's best architecture - the Tower of London, the Gherkin & St Paul's. Splash ar...

London's coolest urban spaces

London's coolest urban spaces

It's no secret that an interesting (and, better still, cool) venue space results in a higher percentage turn-out and, perhaps more importantly, better levels of delegate engagement. Our extensive ...

Christmas at the ME London Hotel

Christmas at the ME London Hotel

Located in the heart of the action and near the city’s main theatres, exclusive boutiques, fashionable hot spots and trendy night clubs, ME London is one of the leading hotels in the centre of Lond...

The (Hackney) Empire Strikes Back - (as do our new site stats)!

The (Hackney) Empire Strikes Back - (as do our new site stats)!

Is this Hollywood, or Hackney? The sun is beating down, the palm trees are swaying and a giant sign overlooks the scene, emblazoned across the skyline, creating the illusion of a gigantic movie ti...

shared christmas party nights at the tower of london

shared christmas party nights at the tower of london

Elegance and luxury comes to The Pavilion at the Tower of London this winter season. Fitting in with the regal splendour of this sought after location, High Society has been inspired by the opulenc...

fabulous christmas party in surrey

fabulous christmas party in surrey

Premiere.... Red Carpet in the Riviera As the sun sets on the azure Mediterranean Sea, avoid the paparazzi, join the jet set and arrive in style with the Riviera elite. Stroll down the red ca...

shared christmas party nights at the hac

shared christmas party nights at the hac

For an unbeatable Christmas celebration head to the Artillery Garden at The HAC, where winter theming brings together the best loved elements of this magical time of the year.

Boisdale luncheon of discovery 28th August event photos!

Boisdale luncheon of discovery 28th August event photos!

Thank you to everyone who attended our luncheon of discovery at Boisdale of Canary Wharf on the 28th August! You can see all the photos here!  Please click the following links to find out more ...

focus on christmas

focus on christmas

We have an extensive portfolio of Christmas party venues, ideal for corporate entertaining this Christmas. Here is one to introduce to you. More will follow every day...

christmas party venues for 2013

christmas party venues for 2013

Function Fixers has a wonderful range of Christmas party venues with the offer ranging from fully themed to totally bespoke. We are pleased to bring you one example of our many beautiful venues.

Fancy three productive corporate days in Sardinia? It's not that crazy after all!

Fancy three productive corporate days in Sardinia? It's not that crazy after all!

So this week I'm taking a break from discovering new venues in London. That's not to say that I'm not discovering new event venues though. I'm in Sardinia, an island I'd never been to before. In fa...

Olga De Amarel exhibition

Olga De Amarel exhibition

Taste Studios have teamed up with the stylish & fabulous Louis Blouin Foundation to create unique catering packages for the Olga De Amarel exhibition taking place at the venue during October.

Something new for your next meeting or conference!

Something new for your next meeting or conference!

Stuck for fresh ideas for your meetings and conferences, then Late Night London has the perfect solution for you…. With a large portfolio of versatile venues across the West End and City of London,...

Stephen Manderson and Gerry Calabrese Launch New London Nightclub ‘INK’ in September 2013

Stephen Manderson and Gerry Calabrese Launch New London Nightclub ‘INK’ in September 2013

Hugely successful UK music artist Stephen Manderson, A.K.A Professor Green joins forces with London’s influential cocktail and club legend, Gerry Calabrese to launch INK this September. An ...

In your face or in your phone? That is the question!

In your face or in your phone? That is the question!

Years ago I vividly remember seeing the MD of a large experiential agency standing in front of an audience declaring that sustainability for events was a fad, a farce and, in itself, financially un...

Lifting the lid on the latest dating trend!

Lifting the lid on the latest dating trend!

Never one to pooh-pooh the opportunity for a new date idea, innovative dating site DoingSomething.co.uk, on the 13th August 2013, launches Toilet Dating - a new singles event designed to leave date...

culture vulture?

culture vulture?

Traditional Italian food, a riverside setting and a backdrop of live melodic opera.

dance all night...

dance all night...

Enjoy live music? Dig jazz? Love Latin?

The perfect last minute summer party!

The perfect last minute summer party!

This August, Late Night London is bringing you the perfect last minute summer party and event offers at the best venues with no hire fees- just minimum spends! For any new events booked for the mon...

Celebrate Christmas with Fabric!

Celebrate Christmas with Fabric!

This Christmas get ready to rock your party and share it with your colleagues, mates and family or anyone else with an exclusive shared parties package starting just from £50! Fabric is an unusual...

Christmas trends for 2013!

Christmas trends for 2013!

This Christmas, get ahead of the curve and find out how to create the greatest Christmas event or party ever with this season's top tips and trends from Partridge Events!  At Partridge events, Chr...

Secret London Venues & Abandoned Tube Stations in London

Secret London Venues & Abandoned Tube Stations in London

One of the most common requests we get at Londonlaunch.com is for “a venue that nobody has ever been to before”.  Recent research tells us that, statistically, if you host an event somewhere that n...

All I want for Christmas is an Academy Ghost Chair!

All I want for Christmas is an Academy Ghost Chair!

Academy Furniture Hire stock the finest of transparent Ghost Chairs! This Christmas, bring the ice like effect to your events by seating your guests on these contemporary polycarbonate chairs. The ...

A Winter's Dream

A Winter's Dream

Supernova is a unique venue based in the perfect location of the Embankment Gardens. It is available for November and December only. Our talented team make sure that Supernova is always transform...

great views and space to think..

great views and space to think..

Limited edition meeting package with acres of space to think

christmas 2013 at the brewery

christmas 2013 at the brewery

Following on from 2012’s successful Christmas Party season, The Fairytale of New York, The Brewery - EC1Y 4SD will be recreating The Electric Flamingo Lounge and Social Club for a limited run throu...

LiveTECH -The technology for events & social media master-class

LiveTECH -The technology for events & social media master-class

LiveTECH  The technology for events and social media master-class  The Time Thursday 28th November 8.30am – 17.30pm The Place The Crystal, Royal Victoria Docks, E16 1GB This year’s LiveTECH, is bei...

christmas party 2013

christmas party 2013

Celebrate this Christmas with a wonderful themed party at LSO St Lukes. This year the theme is Bel Canto which plays on the drama and romance of the gothic era.

Technology - without the bells & whistles

Technology - without the bells & whistles

This week we've been pole to pole. From a super hi-tech sustainable city contained in one docklands venue to a modern take on an iconic Scottish jazz and fine dining establishment in Canary Wharf, ...

Impress your guests with an Electric Cello Soloist!

Impress your guests with an Electric Cello Soloist!

Lizzie performs an exciting sensual fusion of classical and pop, perfect for weddings, parties and corporate events and plays the electric cello like you’ve never heard before! Her career took off ...

People want the strangest things (at their events)!

People want the strangest things (at their events)!

So, last week we received an enquiry for a private jet. And it was weird. Really weird. An exec jet request is a regular occurrence but this one had a bizarre twist. The passenger was dead! Now, as...

Award winning mind reader Chris Cox!

Award winning mind reader Chris Cox!

Chris Cox is a multi-award-winning mind reader who can’t read minds! Not only that, but according to The Guardian he is ‘one of the most exciting entertainers in Britain’, Time Out thinks ‘he does ...

Boisdale Entertainment Launch Event

Boisdale Entertainment Launch Event

On Wednesday 31st July, forty VIP corporate guests joined Londonlaunch at an exclusive luncheon to celebrate the launch of Boisdale Entertainment and to experience Boisdale Canary Wharf, one of Lon...

Hippodrome's Spa at the Bar!

Hippodrome's Spa at the Bar!

Now every Wednesday and Friday, from the 2nd of August, 6PM - 9PM, treat yourself to a complimentary Spa at the Bar! Book with, REF: LONDONLAUNCH and enjoy 2 for 1 on your favourite cocktails whils...

A new, interactive event activity to impress your guests!

A new, interactive event activity to impress your guests!

Partridge Events has the perfect, luxurious touch for your next networking and socialising event! Wow your guests and enjoy a wine casino night with Blackjack tables and a wine expert croupier! Vis...

Funny Women Pop Up to Edinburgh Fringe!

Funny Women Pop Up to Edinburgh Fringe!

This August Funny Women, the UK’s leading community for female comedy, is reviving the pioneering spirit of the Fringe by hosting its own venue as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The first e...

Remembering Arthur- One Year on

Remembering Arthur- One Year on

One year ago today, event industry Legend, Arthur Somerset suddenly and tragically died. At the time, I, like everyone else who knew him, was totally shocked. There was a palpable sense throughout ...

Amaze your guests with aerial Champagne artists!

Amaze your guests with aerial Champagne artists!

Aerial Champagne artists are the latest trend in aerial bartending!   These glamorous aerial dancers are suspended in the air on a simple aerial hoop and pour champagne for your guests whilst hangi...

Introducing Spacecube- A clever new event and retail concept, popping up around the globe!

Introducing Spacecube- A clever new event and retail concept, popping up around the globe!

Designed in Australia Spacecube, is a new retail space that is tapping into the global trend for Pop-Up or Flash retailing! Spacecube's designer states that "we saw the need to create a portable, f...

Rooftops and secret gardens- 8 of our favourites!

Rooftops and secret gardens- 8 of our favourites!

London is almost unbearably hot at the moment, especially if you're confined to the office or, worse still, the tube! However, aside from having some of the most beautiful and surprisingly spacious...

Christmas 2013 at Baden-Powell House

Christmas 2013 at Baden-Powell House

Amazing yuletide events for your company in the heart of London!  ~ Cromwell Menu ~ from £50 per person *Roast turkey and sage or wild mushroom, baby spinach and stilton stroganoff served with Br...

Monkey Management

Monkey Management

There was a man walking through the woods on a fresh warm summer's day. The warm sun dappled his skin and the sweet scent of cedar and foliage filled his nostrils on this fine morning. Life was gre...

The Shillibeer's venue showcase event!

The Shillibeer's venue showcase event!

We’d like to extend a huge “Thank You” to all who attended the launch of dramatic new north London venue, Shillibeer's on Tuesday 16th July!   Please check out the awesome photos on Facebook! Over ...

Boisdale Entertainment Launches

Boisdale Entertainment Launches

Sound, vision & experience are at the heart of London’s most exciting new entertainment agency launch in years! Comprising of renowned industry stalwarts with over 100 years of entertainment in...

extended offer on ddr rates at le meridien piccadilly

extended offer on ddr rates at le meridien piccadilly

Special rates extended until December 31st

Getting high on events!

Getting high on events!

This week I've mostly been getting high. With two very different world-class roof top experiences on consecutive nights I (like Andy Murray - had to get him in somewhere) have been on top of the wo...

National Ice Cream Day is around the corner! How will you celebrate it?

National Ice Cream Day is around the corner! How will you celebrate it?

Did you know in 1984 Ronald Regan designated the month of July as "National Ice Cream Month" and the 3rd Sunday of the month as "National Ice Cream Day"? On Sunday 21st July, we will be celebrating...

Merlin Fireworks represents Great Britain in the Musical Fireworks Display Championships in Montreal!

Merlin Fireworks represents Great Britain in the Musical Fireworks Display Championships in Montreal!

Merlin Fireworks were excited and honoured to be in Montreal on the 28th June to represent Great Britain in what is widely regarded as the World’s most prestigious Musical Firework Display Champion...

The most lavish event idea, ever!

The most lavish event idea, ever!

On my travels, I'm often asked what the most inspiring event idea I've ever come across is? Of course, the honest answer is that there isn't one particular idea above all others, as it's mainly dow...

corporate cooking - team building

corporate cooking - team building

Team Tactics corporate cooking events are designed to be sociable and fun; with participants working together to create a delicious three course meal or competing in teams in our ultra-competitive ...

A venue with some unreal artwork!

Where could this venue be? Watch the video and see if you can tell!  

Pride & Prejudice Event

Pride & Prejudice Event

Event Prop Hire was proud to be involved in the design and installation of this Regency themed Marquee transformation!  We designed the event in 3D to plan every detail before starting the off-site...

Personal branding?  What does that have to do with me?

Personal branding? What does that have to do with me?

How do people see you? OK there are some visual elements, sure – size, height, colour, clothes, smile even, but this is the outside view. What do they notice? Who cares? I am who I am! Almost corr...

Bike launch in 'Cool' London venue

Bike launch in 'Cool' London venue

 Monday 24th June saw Mark Cavendish launch his new brand logo at ICETANK! The star of the show (apart from Mark) was his first branded bike with Specialized- no. 1 of only 350 made! Hung from the ...

Celebrity DJ Rick Parfitt Jnr at your next event!

Celebrity DJ Rick Parfitt Jnr at your next event!

Rick Parfitt Jnr has firmly established himself as one of the hottest celebrity DJs in London! He holds residencies at some of London's top night clubs including Mortons, Boujis, Raffles, Amika, an...

Global Games Sports host an action packed day!

Global Games Sports host an action packed day!

On Tuesday 25th June 2013, Global Games Sports teamed up with RPM to provide an action packed day outside City Hall with a stunning backdrop of Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. The morning con...

Showcases - Christmas comes early!

Showcases - Christmas comes early!

Twelve years ago this month, we were all set to host one of our first ever venue showcase events at St.Paul's Cathedral (a venue we still work with to this day). Following the huge success of our v...

Dryspace goes international!

Dryspace goes international!

For the second year in a row, Dryspace supplied The Doha Tribeca film festival 2013 with a range of our structures which included two awesome 24m domes, two stunning 14m domes and last but not leas...

"rhubarb" leads the way with the latest trends in event catering!

"rhubarb" leads the way with the latest trends in event catering!

Looking for some catering trends and inspiration for your next event? Read below to discover what expert caterer, “rhubarb” is doing to create great and innovative events! This year, canapés are be...

Chocolate, Champagne and Seaside in the City

Chocolate, Champagne and Seaside in the City

After a (seemingly) successful momentary stint as a stand up comedian, opening against the fast paced Indian bowlers of the Williams F1 Team on Thursday evening was not nearly as scary as it should...

Late Night London & Londonlaunch host 'Seaside in the City' The Sterling Showcase event!

Late Night London & Londonlaunch host 'Seaside in the City' The Sterling Showcase event!

Thank you to everyone who joined us at 'Seaside in the City' on the 19th June! It was a glorious evening on The Sterling's Gherkin Beach and our fabulous, discerning VIP audience enjoyed the sun, c...

The Alexeeva & Jones Chocolate and Champagne tasting event!

The Alexeeva & Jones Chocolate and Champagne tasting event!

On the 17th June, Londonlaunch staged a unique Chocolate showcase event with Alexeeva & Jones in their Notting Hill shop. VIP trade and corporate guests, including Ernst & Young, RBS, PWC, ...

A bespoke Cirque du Soleil performance for your next event!

A bespoke Cirque du Soleil performance for your next event!

Cirque du Soleil has been performing in front of packed houses and at international events for the past 30 years! Their amazing and truly inspiring shows are an awe-inspiring entertainment solution...

See Will Broome's live stand up comedy performance for charity!

See Will Broome's live stand up comedy performance for charity!

Last Thursday night Londonlaunch.com CEO, Will Broome, did a solo Stand up Comedy routine for Womankind Worldwide. Click here to see what happened! 

Stand up comedy and summer parties

Stand up comedy and summer parties

"You are so brave!" is the most frequent comment I received when I told everyone I was doing Stand Up Comedy for Charity. In reality, I am blessed (cursed) with having no fear and an unfortunate se...

AVEQIA launches the luxurious Krug Kitchen!

AVEQIA launches the luxurious Krug Kitchen!

AVEQIA is delighted to announce the launch of the Krug Kitchen in partnership with Krug and Gaggenau! The Krug Kitchen is an extraordinary and unforgettable cooking and dining experience for Cha...

Looking for some great corporate hospitality packages for Wimbledon?

Looking for some great corporate hospitality packages for Wimbledon?

Entertain your clients and reward staff with corporate hospitality at the world’s most famous tennis tournament! Wimbledon enjoys an unrivalled level of prestige. With the world's greatest players ...

Host a dazzling corporate event with the Embee Diamond Reception!

Host a dazzling corporate event with the Embee Diamond Reception!

The Embee Diamond Reception provides a haven of sophistication, glitz and glamour to the otherwise dull office soirée Who doesn't want to find a real diamond in their glass of champagne at a party?...

"rhubarb" caters for the Henley Regatta & brings you this special opportunity!

"rhubarb" caters for the Henley Regatta & brings you this special opportunity!

One of the most important dates in the British social and International rowing calendar, the Henley Regatta is the epitome of an English summer day and is steeped in history.  "rhubarb' is proud to...

An exclusive VIP tour of Ripley's, one of London's most fascinating attractions!

An exclusive VIP tour of Ripley's, one of London's most fascinating attractions!

Enjoy a glass of bubbles and some scrumptious canapes before you have a personal guided tour around one of London's Great Attractions. Learn why Robert Ripley started this strange obsession with th...

Beach weddings and event mishaps!

Beach weddings and event mishaps!

I'm back! After a disastrous first cricket match of the season where I was (for the first time ever, I hasten to add!) bowled out for a duck - something which is so much worse if you're the opening...

Want to become more successful in life? Change your body language!

Want to become more successful in life? Change your body language!

  Self-development is now so big, it surpasses gardening and football in the hobby stakes! To help you on your way, let's look at your body language. With some simple adjustments you can enhance yo...

Looking for the perfect venue for a Great Gatsby themed event?

Looking for the perfect venue for a Great Gatsby themed event?

Take your guests back in time! If you need the perfect location for your Great Gatsby themed party, look no further than Sunbeam Studios near Notting Hill! Built in 1903, this unique and historic b...

Abbey Road appoint Taste Studios as venue caterer!

Abbey Road appoint Taste Studios as venue caterer!

Abbey Road studios is the most famous recording studio complex in the world; and with a musical heritage that spans over 80 years of iconic artists recording in remarkable rooms, it is also a uniqu...

Kelis does Whisky Mist

Kelis does Whisky Mist

After my customary (very) early Monday start which begins in the Cotswolds and ends with a 7am coffee with Peter in our SW6 office, I've enjoyed an eclectic journey this week spanning new venue dis...

Experience the BNP Paribas Tennis Classic in style!

Experience the BNP Paribas Tennis Classic in style!

Looking for a unique opportunity to escape the crowds and relax at the BNP Paribas Tennis Classic? Then check out the the Hurlingham Club for some VIP treatment and relaxation! IMG Events is excite...

Toaster Masterpiece!

Toaster Masterpiece!

Believe It or Not!, the painting displayed here, a replica of Jean Francois Millet’s masterpiece entitled, “The Angelus”, was created in a toaster from 60 pieces of ordinary white bread.  Created b...

Multi-activity inflatable packages!

Multi-activity inflatable packages!

Introducing our multi-activity inflatable packages! These inflatables can be used inside an office or in large scale shopping malls and Global Games Sports is now releasing summer packages for 2013...

Shadow Dancers to Hire for Corporate Events

Shadow Dancers to Hire for Corporate Events

Attraction burst on to our screens in the 2013 series of Britain’s Got Talent. The judges, audience and everyone watching on television were mesmerised by the beautiful shadow dancers. These corpor...

Contraband's female Magician

Contraband's female Magician

Katherine is a unique magician and corporate entertainer. She has made a huge impact in the magic world and was unanimously voted into the magic circle. She is a firm favourite for the largest of c...

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London Breakfast Showcase

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London Breakfast Showcase

The Purple Grape and Ripley’s team held their first and very successful Breakfast Showcase at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in London!  Held on Wednesday 6th February, guests were greeted with a hot ...

Event videography top tips pt. 1

Event videography top tips pt. 1

Videographer Craig Murdoch discusses best practices for filming your events and conferences! What needs to be filmed? If it's a conference, for best coverage there needs to be a minimum of two came...

Event videography top tips pt. 2

Event videography top tips pt. 2

Videographer Craig Murdoch discusses the best ways to represent your brand in video and video distribution!  Using logos in video is crucial!  It is important to have your brand logo at the front a...

Are you planning a summer party?

Are you planning a summer party?

Believe it or not, summer has finally arrived and, you know what that means? It’s party time! It’s not too late to make the most of the beautiful summer weather (it’s coming, we promise!) and there...

Late Night London's amazing Christmas offer!

Late Night London's amazing Christmas offer!

Late Night London has 15 years’ experience in event planning, so when it comes to helping you organise your Christmas party, you know you’re in safe hands. Whether it’s entertaining clients or rewa...

Experience high tea at Paramount!

Experience high tea at Paramount!

High tea is taken to another level at Paramount, the restaurant and bar at the tip of Centre Point! Ascend 32 floors and enjoy its all-new high tea – the highest in London, no less – with 360-degre...

Banksy exhibited exclusively at the London Film Museum

Banksy exhibited exclusively at the London Film Museum

The Banksy mural 'Slave Labour', that mysteriously disappeared from a north London wall amid wild speculation and intrigue, returns to the capital at The London Film Museum Covent Garden as the lat...

enchanted weekends at the langham

enchanted weekends at the langham

Enjoy a weekend at the wonderful Langham London

Splash & Tickle teams up with the Bournemouth International Rugby 7s Championship

Splash & Tickle teams up with the Bournemouth International Rugby 7s Championship

Creating a new high profile public sports event from scratch is not for the faint of heart, so we were flattered to be asked by organisers Diamond Sports Events to add some “bling” to help ensu...

The LiveTech 2013 videos!

The LiveTech 2013 videos!

If you couldn't join us on 30th April for LiveTech 2013 at the Hippodrome Casino, not to worry! Visit our You Tube channel for the full speaker presentations, as well as some short vidoes of the Li...

Global Games Sports & the augmented reality challenge

Global Games Sports & the augmented reality challenge

GlobalGames®Sports were engaged by prestigious performance sportswear brand Mizuno to consult with and deliver activation opportunities for their Performance Centre in London during the Summer of 2...

"rhubarb" at the BAFTA Awards 2013!

"rhubarb" at the BAFTA Awards 2013!

“rhubarb”  once again caters for the annual BAFTA Television Awards! On 12th May, “rhubarb” provided delicious canapés for up to 1,400 guests as well as a three-course dinner for all the television...

Derren Brown teams up with Contraband!

Derren Brown teams up with Contraband!

One of the most famous mind readers of present times, Derren Brown is known for his mesmerising mind tricks and psychological games He works deftly with the audience in a jaw-dropping display of i...

See LiveTech 2013 photos and read about what the press is saying!

See LiveTech 2013 photos and read about what the press is saying!

We are delighted that LiveTech was such a success yesterday! We want to thank everyone who attended for contributing to a dynamic day! Take a look at Londonlaunch's Facebook here to see the first p...

See photos of the Hippodrome Showcase Event!

See photos of the Hippodrome Showcase Event!

Over 270 guests enjoyed a fabulously theatrical evening at the Hippodrome on 30th April! Please click here to see the first photos! The curtain was raised by Londonlaunch CEO, Will Broome who, to c...

Fiat 500L Dealers Launch Event!

Fiat 500L Dealers Launch Event!

Working for such a high profile client as Fiat, Tebays looked for a partner with exceptional creative qualities and a history of delivering groundbreaking events Having supported Tebays and Fiat wi...

Sparklers - LED Drummers!

Sparklers - LED Drummers!

Sparklers are a group of LED drummers that will seriously excite your guests! These corporate entertainers will make a huge impact at any corporate event or private function. They have a unique lo...

Icespiration: When ISES met Icetank and The Ice Box!

Icespiration: When ISES met Icetank and The Ice Box!

Last Monday ISES held an inspired event at Icetank, making the most of the cool surroundings for an innovative talk about 3D printing on the lower ground floor and then up to the main space for som...

Amazing racing & the digital scalextric track!

Amazing racing & the digital scalextric track!

Amazing Racing is a digital scalextric track based on the legendary 24 Hours LeMans race and is great for corporate entertainment! They use one of the most technically advanced slot car systems in ...

Your chance to taste an array of classic and modern Spanish wines!

Your chance to taste an array of classic and modern Spanish wines!

Wine & cheese tasting This is a classical combination, but sometimes easier said than done! For example, robust wines require robust cheeses, whereas opposites really do attract – sometimes! Jo...

How to pick the best PR agency

How to pick the best PR agency

Four things to remember when choosing a PR agency Whether you are reviewing your current PR arrangements, or are a newer businesses using a PR agency for the first time. Here are some golden rules ...

Win a three nights stay in a private villa in the Algarve!

Win a three nights stay in a private villa in the Algarve!

Enter this fabulous competition and be in the running for an incredible weekend getaway!  Win a weekend for yourself and 19 friends at a beautiful privately owned villa in Portugal!  Ideal for a fa...

Catch a river cruise and see Rod Stewart 'Live the Life'!

Catch a river cruise and see Rod Stewart 'Live the Life'!

Rod Stewart, CBE is an icon of British music and one of the best selling artists of all time having sold over 100 million records worldwide. He has racked up a whole host of accolades including a B...

Funny Women

Funny Women

After the fantastic success of the Funny Women Charity Challenge in 2012 – we’re delighted to be bringing it back, but this time – there’s a twist. Funny Women are challenging 12 high profile men t...

Speak when you're spoken to...

Speak when you're spoken to...

All media channels want to talk to you, and increasingly they would rather do it "live" Robert Dunsmore, 11/04/13 This development is a challenge for traditional media - how to build in real time i...

An inspiring spring menu!

An inspiring spring menu!

The weather is finally warming up, melting the snow even up north in Scandinavia! Here at Aveqia, spring has inspired us to create a menu full of fresh recipes using the best ingredients that are s...

Second that emotion

Second that emotion

Technology is an everyday experience to share – so join the culture of smart thinking! Robert Dunsmore, 08/04/13 Most of our day to day moments can be identified as “second screen” experiences and ...

Use the Cake Canape Ladies to wow your guests!

Use the Cake Canape Ladies to wow your guests!

Contraband is proud to bring you The Cake Canapé Ladies! This stunning duo attract attention wherever they go and as corporate entertainers, they will graciously move through your event handing out...

New from Bash Bars!

New from Bash Bars!

The spectacular ‘pixelating’ effect MIRROR MOSAIC Bash ROUNDBAR can now be rented for your next special event! This stunning bar, with ice wells, speed rails, adjustable shelving, serving counter a...

ThisBus.com loves a challenge!

ThisBus.com loves a challenge!

ThisBus.com are the providers of the iconic red Routemaster bus, for London events large and small!  One intriguing enquiry came through from their website back in January. The request was for a bu...

All you need is 'Live'

All you need is 'Live'

“Live” as a media appears to be expanding Robert Dunsmore, 04/04/13 I read recently a quote coming out of George P Johnson “digital has only served to grow the events and experiential industry”. I ...

Unique structure for sale!

Unique structure for sale!

Check out this unique inflatable structure which is for sale through Londonlaunch! Ideal for a wide variety of events, this inflatable structure is in excellent condition and measures a whopping 18...

Is luxury dead?

Is luxury dead?

This was a question raised by communications specialists Imagination for a recent trend briefing Robert Dunsmore, 28/03/13 It is a market that is changing and that will lead to a re-structure that ...

Globalisation - Glocalisation...

Globalisation - Glocalisation...

Luxury is a global market Robert Dunsmore, 28/03/13 In 2005 Ernst and Young predicted China would spend $11.5 billion on luxury goods by 2015. In 2012 spend exceeded $15.6 billion. So how did some ...

Enjoy a silly season Christmas

Enjoy a silly season Christmas

Are you looking for an interesting venue for your next Christmas Party? Why not consider Ripley's Believe It or Not! London... You could be sharing a drink with Winston Churchill or dancing with Ro...

Events & the real thing...

Events & the real thing...

One simple tip for technology at events – keep it “real-time” Robert Dunsmore, 26/03/13 The power of your event is the authenticity of a face-to-face connection. Therefore, any data tools or techno...

Fisher Productions produce the launch of Kerastase Couture Styling Range!

Fisher Productions produce the launch of Kerastase Couture Styling Range!

On Monday 11th March, Fisher Productions produced the exclusive launch of the Kérastase Couture Styling Range; the brand’s first styling collection, at One Mayfair Over 300 of the brand’s most pres...

Influencing others in THEIR own style

Influencing others in THEIR own style

A White Easter as cold as Christmas. Banks ‘as safe as houses’. How (in)appropriate that seems in the current climate. Still, we have to keep the event business going and keep on making money! C...

Clean up your vocabulary!

Clean up your vocabulary!

It’s that time of year again where you see buds on the trees and people spring-cleaning their offices. It is also time to Spring Clean Your Mind by eliminating words that just don’t serve you. Some...

London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week

Fashion week was a real highlight for Icetank as ‘Charlie May’ invited the fash pack of London to see her stunning new collection at Icetank.  With space for models, dressing rooms and hair and mak...

Get the party started…on a private river cruise to see Pink in concert

Get the party started…on a private river cruise to see Pink in concert

The O2 Arena has been around for only 5 years but in that time it has been the host to the worlds best musicians and bands including Bon Jovi, Elton John, The Spice Girls, Muse and Coldplay to name...

Miele at Ice Tank

Miele at Ice Tank

It’s been all go at Icetank in 2013 and we have welcome more and more fabulous brands and innovative ideas through our doors. This week saw a world first- A calorie neutral pop up restaurant, broug...

Brazilian Fantasy Dancers!

Brazilian Fantasy Dancers!

Fantasy is a London based group of professional Brazilian dancers with the best Samba dancers, Brazilian entertainment and dance show in the UK! They will bring glamour, excitement, quality perfor...

Venues in London

Venues in London

Venues in London and creating a great event  Will Broome, CEO and founder of Londonlaunch  Event venues have evolved. Whilst the classic, long established venues such as the grand Mayfair ballrooms...

The Art of Getting into Features

The Art of Getting into Features

A lot media have forward features schedules. These detail the features they are planning to run during the course of the year. Yet few companies think to ask for them, and fewer still act on them. ...

Use the Glass Ball Aerial Act for your next corporate event!

Use the Glass Ball Aerial Act for your next corporate event!

This breathtaking show consists of aerial acrobatics in a floating ball, which has been the main attraction at corporate events around the world. Emilia moves with grace and performs a beautiful sh...

H2o

H2o

H2o Orchestra is a music performance where organic sounds meet the electronic world. Acoustic hydro-percussion and digital manipulations make it an innovative and engaging experience. H2o Orchestra...

Hedge Men

Hedge Men

The Hedge Men are one of the most original and fabulous walkabout acts in the business. Straight from the pages of a fairy story they burst into life! They walk, talk and create fits of laughter wh...

Junk

Junk

Junk is a four-man entertainment company, comprising of an amalgamation of various performing arts elements; from exciting dance/movement routines, to singing, acting, acrobatics and drum beats, th...

Jen the Roo’s stilt walkers

Jen the Roo’s stilt walkers

Contraband's Jen The Roo is is an accomplished Brighton-based performer with the ability to charm and entertain any audience, on her own or as part of a group. She is a multi-talented performer, wh...

Stuck for Words?  How to create great content

Stuck for Words? How to create great content

At the heart of good PR lies interesting content. If you have interesting and relevant things to say, journalists will want to write about or interview you, people will want to follow and share you...

The Jet-set Networking Event

The Jet-set Networking Event

Over two hundred and thirty VIP guests ventured south to enjoy a stunning and unique new venue, fabulous canapés, dramatic production and rocking entertainment!  Make sure you check out our Faceboo...

Contraband's Firewall is the latest trend for corporate events

Contraband's Firewall is the latest trend for corporate events

Contraband's Firewall is an art installation consisting of a piece of spandex and is a fun form of entertainment at corporate events Visuals are projected on the spandex and as people press into th...

Introducing events photographer Ian Scanlon

Introducing events photographer Ian Scanlon

Londonlaunch is happy to introduce events photographer Ian Scanlon!   Ian is based in the Northhamptonshire and London areas. He recently photographed Londonlaunch's monthly Londonlaunch:Learn even...

How to ensure your PR is picture perfect

How to ensure your PR is picture perfect

Photos are often a real PR afterthought, but you only need to look at the newspapers to see how powerful good photography is Louise Findlay-Wilson, Energy PR A strong photo can really bring to life...

Create your own Canape, and yes you can eat it too!

Create your own Canape, and yes you can eat it too!

Design your own seasonal and  British canapé with Purple Grape Catering and win the chance of having it made especially for you and your friends by our chefs Visit Purple Grape Catering at the ISES...

Purple Grape wins a £30k marketing campaign

Purple Grape wins a £30k marketing campaign

West London-based specialist in event catering and design, Purple Grape, is approaching business in the New Year with the advantage of a £30k marketing campaign.    The young company, which counts ...

iPad event Apps and iPad streaming technology

iPad event Apps and iPad streaming technology

A 5% discount for any iPad events booked by London Launch members.

LiveTECH: Technology for Events

LiveTECH: Technology for Events

A HUGE thank you to all who attended LiveTECH 2014. We had an action-packed, intensive evening of advice, ideas, best practice, tips and networking. Watch the video and find out how to improve yo...

IceTank Refurbishment Creates a Cool, Industrial Feel

IceTank Refurbishment Creates a Cool, Industrial Feel

ICETANK has now completed the second phase of their build with the completion of the lower ground floor and high-spec sliding glass doors to separate the areas  The second space has a cool, more in...

Ensignbus Vintage - Attention to detail makes all the difference

Ensignbus Vintage - Attention to detail makes all the difference

Every business prides itself on what it has to offer and the services that it provides its clients Many go to great lengths to ensure that the very smallest of detail is just right which is importa...

“rhubarb” Cranleigh and Petworth House

“rhubarb” Cranleigh and Petworth House

“rhubarb” Cranleigh are proud to be involved with the magnificent Petworth House The 17th century country house is set in a beautiful 700 acre dear park and has beautiful grounds and servants quate...

BME AV Ltd started 2013 with a BANG!

BME AV Ltd started 2013 with a BANG!

BME AV Ltd started 2013 with a BANG! – Popbang Colour to be precise! We supported Ian Cook aka ‘Popbang Colour’ at this year’s Autosport Show while he created his masterpiece for Dunlop. Ian is an ...

Regional British Menus become Purple Grapes signature dishes for 2013.

Regional British Menus become Purple Grapes signature dishes for 2013.

Regional British Menus become Purple Grape's signature dishes for 2013 Purple Grape have been working on their new menus for the 2013 spring and summer season and bang on trend, they have created s...

Dancers of the Royal Ballet- A Photographic Exhibition

Dancers of the Royal Ballet- A Photographic Exhibition

The Hospital Club hosts NOW IS ALL THERE IS - BODIES IN MOTION Dancers of The Royal Ballet– A Photographic Exhibition The Gallery at The Hospital Club, Covent Garden 25 January 10am - 4pm; 26 &...

Race 2 Premiere at the Hippodrome Casino

Race 2 Premiere at the Hippodrome Casino

  Saif Ali Khan visits the Hippodrome Casino to launch Race 2 Saif Ali Khan, one of Bollywood's biggest stars, visited the Hippodrome Casino on Monday 14th January to launch his latest blockbuster;...

Boom & Bang at the Hippodrome Casino

Boom & Bang at the Hippodrome Casino

The Boom & Bang Circus returns to the Hippodrome Casino    Following on from their fantastic run in December ‘The Boom & Bang Circus’ return to the Hippodrome Casino with their spectacular ...

Team Building Events- Not just another day in the Office

Team Building Events- Not just another day in the Office

With over 30 on-site activities to choose from - archery to abseiling, raft building to zip wire - there's more than enough to keep you and your team motivated, challenged and amused at Gilwell Par...

Studio Packages

Studio Packages

Have you ever dreamed about working in the same studio as artists such as Mariah Carey and Radiohead? Would you like to become a TV star where T4 and Strictly Come Dancing were filmed? Are you look...

Exploring London's Landmarks with an App

Exploring London's Landmarks with an App

MV Gaucho lets you Explore London’s diamond landmarks with the ‘Royal River’ iPad App Officially endorsed by the Thames Diamond Jubilee Foundation. The user is taken on a multi-media journey along ...

F13 Events joins Londonlaunch offering  bespoke event management services

F13 Events joins Londonlaunch offering bespoke event management services

F13 Events offer a bespoke event management service catering for all manner of events, large or small, grand or intimate, private or public Whether you want a dedicated and experienced team to orga...