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Celebrating summer with Royal Museums Greenwich

Posted on: May 13th, 2016 by chandco

 

With summer right around the corner we’re getting in the mood to celebrate and where better to do it than on the bank of the River Thames at the Royal Museums Greenwich venues.

We’ve put together some summer packages to whet your appetite, including offers for events at the world’s last surviving tea clipper, Cutty Sark. Enjoy a cold glass of fizz with some fine food as you soak up the sun on the ship’s deck. What better way to bring in the summer months…

Check out our packages here.

We’ve also included some Christmas offers…don’t be shy, it’s never too soon to plan ahead.

 

Chapter House: New Event Venue

Posted on: September 18th, 2015 by chandco

Renowned as a venue for prestigious events, St Paul’s Cathedral has added yet another jewel to its crown.

Designed and built in 1715 by the Cathedral’s acclaimed Sir Christopher Wren and his son, Chapter House is a significant landmark in London’s portfolio of architectural elegance. This year, following an extensive restoration project, St Paul’s Cathedral is proud to open the doors of Chapter House to event bookers for the first time in history.

With views overlooking the north side of the Cathedral and its iconic dome, the new event venue includes two intimate and ornately decorated rooms, perfect for fine dining (for up to 24 people) and elegant receptions (for up to 70).

Contact us today for a quote and availability.

Four venues shortlisted for London Venue Awards

Posted on: August 3rd, 2015 by chandco

Last week brought us the fantastic news that four venues within the Harbour & Jones Events collection have been shortlisted in the London Venue Awards.

The awards were launched this year with the aim of recognising the excellence and exceptional quality offered at different types of venues in London. 20 categories focus on venue distinction, customer service, catering and technology.

We’re extremely proud that RSA House is shortlisted for best conference venue for up to 300, RIBA for best venue 300-600, The O2 for best venue over 1600 capacity and Cutty Sark for best corporate party venue.

The awards ceremony will be held on Friday 16 October at the Emirates Stadium. Very best of luck to the teams at each venue, and hopefully we’ll be reporting back in October with more good news.

The Science Museum unveils new events space for limited time only

Posted on: July 6th, 2015 by chandco

The Science Museum in South Kensington is further enhancing its corporate events offer with a new space available for a limited time only. The Wellcome Wing Gallery is available to hire until the end of October and can be used to host conferences, product launches, fashion shows, exhibitions and experiential events.

The new conference and events space has capacity for 450 guests standing and is situated in the same section as the IMAX theatre. The two spaces can be used in conjunction with each other offering a separate area for break outs, exhibitions and drinks receptions alongside a main conference.

Jodie Guilford, Event Sales Manager at The Science Museum, said: “The Wellcome Wing Gallery is an exciting new space for events that we are pleased to now be able to offer clients. It is very much a blank canvas space and the fact that it is only available until October, means it is perfect for exclusive, one-of-a-kind events. The space will be available for dry hire and the events team will be on hand to help create bespoke and unique events that are guaranteed to wow guests.”

With just a limited time to experience the newest events space at the Science Museum, contact Lucy Mears, Sales & Marketing Manager: lucy@harbourandjones.co.uk to find out more.

Lipton Ice Tea Summer Stories launch at 41 Portland Place

Posted on: June 15th, 2015 by chandco

50 of the UK’s press were welcomed to 41 Portland Place on 2nd June for the Lipton Ice Tea Summer Stories screening.

The creative team from The Persuaders transformed the Ann Rylands Room and Terrace into a summer oasis and guests were treated to Lipton Ice Tea ice lollies and ice cream, a summer barbecue and cocktails created to showcase the refreshing summer drink.

A series of short films were shown to launch Britvic and Pepsi Lipton International’s summer campaign for Lipton Ice Tea.

Targeting the brand’s core audience of busy 18-34 year olds, the campaign is centred on a series of London-based events which aim to get Londoners to break from their normal routine and experience their city in a different way. As you may have already seen, the events are supported by advertising, social media activity and experiential sampling.

For more information on Lipton Ice Tea summer events see www.beadaybreaker.co.uk

41 Portland place is the ideal setting for product launches and creative brand events. For more information, drop Maddie a line on maddie@41portlandplace.com

#IbizaDocks and the menu rocks

Posted on: May 20th, 2015 by chandco

Our teams braved the rain last week (14 May) to bring a brilliantly bespoke themed menu to more than 200 event industry revellers at The O2.

The #IbizaDocks event celebrated the re-launch of the 700 capacity outdoor terrace at Building Six; one of the latest event spaces to join our Harbour & Jones Events collection.

Guests were greeted on arrival with glow in the dark King Bloom jam jar cocktails and a selection of canapes and bites. Manchego cheese and Spanish onion croquettes, scallop, potato and chorizo brochette with tomato aioli, and black olive and crispy Serrano ham popcorn were just a few of the tempting treats circulating the terrace.

Our street food stalls brought the space to life with a vibrant Brick Lane Curry stall, our sought-after Korean Yum Buns and an authentic Mexican themed stall. And to finish, beach-themed puddings complete with marshmallows on deck chairs, digestive biscuit crumbled sand and Haribo fish.

Our themed stalls are an incredibly popular choice no matter what the weather, and if your event is outdoors then we have all sorts of creative ways of keeping guests covered should the weather take a turn for the worst.

Follow us on Instagram for photos of the night, and follow the story on Twitter using #IbizaDocks

To enquire about hiring Building Six for your event, and for more information, call Lucy on 020 3206 7763 or email: enquiries@harbourandjonesevents.com

Save the date: RSA House wedding open day

Posted on: April 9th, 2015 by chandco

If you’ve ever planned a wedding you’ll know how much time, effort and emotion goes into getting everything ‘just right’. From the big decisions to the finishing touches, it’s no mean feat.

On Saturday 18 April, our team at RSA House will be throwing open the doors to brides-to-be for an exclusive wedding open day. Take in the stunning surroundings of the house and meet the team behind some of London’s most memorable weddings.

Contact Nikki to book your place – nikki.hird@rsa.org.uk

 

Photo credit: Fiona Kelly Photography. Read more – head over to the inspirational wedding blog Smashing the Glass.

COMPETITION: Tweet us for afternoon tea

Posted on: March 19th, 2015 by chandco

Tweet us to win champagne afternoon tea at your desk!

 

Win champagne afternoon tea for you and up to 10 colleagues – simply tweet us your most creative sandwich or cake idea to @handjevents using the hashtag #tweetfortea

We’ll choose the winner at random on 2 April, and we’ll deliver afternoon tea to your office on a day that suits you*

Good luck!

 

*The boring bit

Your office has to be in London and within the M25. Afternoon tea must be claimed before the end of May. Excludes bank holidays, available Monday-Friday until 5pm.

Six new venues join our growing collection

Posted on: March 16th, 2015 by chandco

We’re excited to reveal six new listings at London event venues for 2015.

Joining our venue collection is Building Six at The O2, Merlin Events London, and Trinity House.

Merlin Events brings its complete portfolio of venues: Madame Tussauds, SEALIFE London Aquarium, Stardome 4D and The London Dungeon, with the capacity to for cater for parties of up to 1000.

Building Six at The O2 offers a 3000 capacity blank canvas events space set over three floors, complete with a private outdoor terrace for 700.

Trinity House, home to the General Lighthouse Authority at Tower Hill joins the collection on a referral basis with its 180 capacity venue with five historic event spaces.

Lucy Mears, Sales & Marketing Manager for Harbour & Jones Events said, “I’m really pleased that Harbour & Jones Events is listed to cater at these exceptional London venues. Each venue is unique and complements our collection perfectly. Our clients are benefiting from our ever-growing portfolio and we’re delighted to be able to meet the demand with these impressive event spaces”.

Becci Thomson, Business Development Manager at The O2 commented “Building Six at The O2 is a great space for parties, corporate events and team building days. Harbour & Jones Events is well known for delivering creative events and exceptional food, and we’re excited to have them on board in time for summer”.

The Harbour & Jones Events collection boasts 24 venues, including iconic buildings such as St Paul’s Cathedral and Cutty Sark, and is set to continue growing throughout 2015 with new contracts in negotiation.

If you’d like to find out more about any of our venues, please contact Lucy Mears, Sales & Marketing Manager.

 

WIN dinner for two at Aqua Shard

Posted on: January 30th, 2014 by chandco

Sign up to our newsletter during February and win dinner for two in one of London’s hottest new restaurants – Aqua Shard, located on level 31 of The Shard.

From sunrise to sunset, guests can experience the ever-changing views of the London skyline in this contemporary and cosmopolitan destination restaurant, which includes an innovative British menu and extensive cocktail menu.

Click here to enter now.

 

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