Archive for December, 2014

Festive fun as white Christmas takes gold at RSA House

Posted on: December 19th, 2014 by chandco

What do you get if you cross an £8 budget with 180 metres of tin foil, years worth of repurposed event decorations and a brand new events team? It’s ok, it’s not a bad cracker joke; it’s the winners of the annual Royal Society of Art Christmas decorating competition.

Our Harbour & Jones Events team at RSA House were looking for ways to raise their profile and get to know colleagues around the venue. What better way to get involved than by transforming the events office at RSA House, home to enlightened thinking, into a winter wonderland?

Every day, the team came together for ‘power half-hour’, adding decorations and displays to the space. It started with a computer screen being given the gift of wrapping and snowballed from there.

RSA House has seen it’s busiest Christmas to date this year, with award-winning restaurant The Vaults hosting 50 covers at lunch throughout December and back-to-back events across the venue.

Alex Campbell, Sales & Marketing Manager was really pleased with the teams efforts ‘It’s been really great to meet everyone and join in the festive spirit of the RSA. Business is booming and we’re all rushed off our feet, so it’s nice to be able to give something back to the team – a bit of fun goes a long way.’

Other efforts from around the offices included a handmade nativity scene, festive origami and a Christmas tree made entirely from books. But our team literally whitewashed the competition to take first place. The prize? Fame and glory, of course.



Double delight at the Event 100 Club big reveal!

Posted on: December 12th, 2014 by chandco

This week we joined Event Magazine’s elite Event 100 Club 2015, not once, but twice, as two members of our fabulous team were named amongst the most influential people in the events industry.

Our Creative Director, Jules Heckman Hughes, and General Manager at RSA House, Katy Hadcroft joined over 250 industry friends and colleagues for the Event 100 Club big reveal party, to find out who secured a much-coveted place on the prestigious list of just 100 names.

Jules is no stranger to the club, having also been recognised last year for her continued outstanding contribution to the events industry, but this is Katy’s first year on the list, acknowledged for her exceptional leadership and direction of RSA House, our magnificent venue located just off the Strand.

This is the icing on the cake for Harbour & Jones Events after being named Event Magazine’s Caterer of the Year, and to have our people recognised like this is a truly tremendous honour.

Congratulations Jules & Katy – we couldn’t be more thrilled!

Read more about the Event 100 Club, and the names to look out for in 2015.

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We are always looking for talented people from chief cooks to expert bottle washers to work with us.

If that’s you, email your CV to: jobs@harbourandjones.co.uk