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Central London’s 5 best period wedding venues

Before choosing a caterer, or looking for live band hire in London, finding the right wedding venue is the number one Big Job for any couple. If you want your wedding to have style, class, and a little bit of something different, a period venue is the perfect choice. Not only will your guests love […]

The history of flapper girls & how to book them for YOUR 1920s party

No one quite knows where the word comes from originally, or even when it first appeared, but ‘flapper’ has still become synonymous with energetic Charlestons, sleek bob haircuts, and drop waist hemlines. Flappers are a fancy dress mainstay and becoming an even more popular revival as we approach the next ’20s’. But do we know […]

How to throw a 1920s New Year’s Eve party

Whether the current year has been one to remember or a bit of a nightmare, New Year’s Eve is a time to look for live bands for hire, transform a space with decorations, and stock the bar. Because of Prohibition, New Year had to be a more covert affair in the 1920s. In 1925, the […]

How to throw your very own Great Gatsby party

You need to do more than hire a 1920s jazz band to make your Great Gatsby themed party a success. F Scott Fitzgerald’s famous titular character, Jay Gatsby, is known for his huge, extravagant parties. It didn’t end particularly well for him, but his West Egg mansion is full of inspiration if you’re throwing a 1920s […]

How to create an authentic speakeasy themed party

Secret passwords, bathtub-brewed gin, and high society mixing with criminals – a speakeasy party is one of the most memorable corporate party entertainment ideas you could possibly think of. It takes more than a few bottles of gin to make a speakeasy party though. Here’s how to do it properly for your next corporate event. […]

1920s party theme ideas from TV and film

Throwing a 1920s themed party? As well as making sure you hire a jazz band and keep the champagne flowing, it’s important to call on film and TV for inspiration. The 1920s is one of the most popular decades to show on screen. The First World War was over, revolutions and social movements were brewing, […]

How to make your 1920s-themed party extra authentic

If you’re throwing a vintage party and ready to hire a 1920s jazz band, you need to introduce some elements which will make your party extra authentic. Britain in the 1920s wasn’t roaring for everyone. People were still getting over the First World War and there was deflation and depression to deal with. Life for […]

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