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We've got everything from blogs, top tips, event type categories and much MUCH more to help you get your creative juices flowing.

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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 one of the world's biggest PR agencies, Ketchum (formerly Lynne Franks of Ab Fab fame). This meant that it was my job to decide who goes to the shows, who interviews who and, perhaps most importantly of all, who gets in to the after-parties.

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Top 10 Summer pop-up party ideas

Great ideas for pop-up summer parties from hot tub cinemas to street food, spas and the ultimate craziness of Cirque Le Soir.

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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 none (or at least very few) of your guests or delegates have ever been to (or, even better, one they’ve never even heard of) you’ll get a higher RSVP rate and, ultimately, more guests turning up. This is especially true if you can ‘discover’ somewhere new in a central location

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10 Best BIG Venues in London

There was a time when big used to be beautiful. Like a Renaissance painting used to celebrate neo-classical big-ass beauty (erm...literally), Christmas parties in particular were not worth going to if they weren't what was (rather gloriously) referred to as a 'big, brash business-bash!'

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Top 14 Romantic Restaurants in London

It's that time of year again! The one time of year that you can be a bit of a stalker (legally) and tell someone (albeit secretly) that you like them without feeling like an idiot! On the flip side, however long you've been with someone and however regularly you do sporadic romantic things, it's one night when you're expected to do what everyone else does.

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Top 10 rooftop bars

Host an event on one of London's best rooftop bars or roof terraces - al fresco drinking and dining, evening screenings and pool-side parties up on high!

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Best venues for breakfast meetings

Seal the deal over breakfast with our selection of London’s best venues for breakfast meetings, from a cool Soho club to the penguin beach at ZSL London Zoo.

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Top 10 Tech innovations for events and beyond

Technology isn’t even a thing anymore. It’s an ever present pre-requisite to the extent that we don’t even realise it’s happening. Until our battery goes. Then it’s a rage-inducing festival of fury.

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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...

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Top 10 Christmas Party Ideas

So here we are, it's October and we're talking about Christmas. It's like the adverts that come on TV this time of year and everyone always says the same thing "I cant believe they're advertising Christmas already, its ridiculous" It's not ridiculous, its Christmas. The best time of year, come on people feel the festivity