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Mixing Magic with Charity at the Riverside Rooms Opening
15 Jul 2023
We’re absolutely delighted to share with you the big news from Merlin Venues! On the 14th of June, 2023, we lifted the curtain on our newest event space, the Riverside Rooms, nestled within County Hall on the picturesque South Bank of London. Not only did we unveil a stunning new venue, but we also launched...
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Behind the scenes at Merlin Venues
15 Jul 2022
Ever wondered what it’s like behind the scenes at Merlin Venues? We sat down and had a chat with Events Manager, Caitlin and Sales Manager, Faye, to get the scoop on holding events at one of our fabulous Merlin Venues. Talk us through the process when someone makes an enquiry? F: I always enjoy...
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The rise in street food event catering
29 Jun 2022
The term street food has developed its connotations over the years, from grubby looking vans pitched at the side of the street, to now, high end restaurants, caterers and retailers getting their brightly branded vans and carts and heading to a local market or festival. High quality, great tasting pizzas, burgers, tacos, bao buns and...
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Planning a Summer party to remember
01 Jun 2022
Although we’re just at the start of Summer, before you know it the nights will be drawing in and everyone will be thinking about Christmas, so if you haven’t planned your Summer party yet, now’s the time. While you don’t need an excuse to throw a party, Summer is a great reason to get...
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5 Ways to Make your Corporate Event Memorable
15 Apr 2022
Do you have an event coming up? We know it can be challenging organising a successful event for your colleagues that both suits them and your bosses. At the same time, it can be very rewarding. If successful, people are going to talk about it for a long time, you’ll be a hit with your...
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Top 8 Themed Events and Unique Venues to Match
08 Mar 2022
Whether it is a children’s party, a corporate event or a wedding, focusing your event on a particular theme has many benefits, for you, your guests and ease of planning. Choosing a theme With an array of possibilities, deciding on a theme is the first, and can be the most difficult task. Your event...
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How to organise a last-minute Christmas party
03 Dec 2019
When it comes to the Christmas party for your office or company, not everyone gets given the luxury of time to organise something unforgettable. December is a personally busy month for many of us and by the time November rolls around, any spare Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays’ are hot property for events. Planning your own festivities is one thing; but planning them for your whole office is another!
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Christmas Party Planner Checklist – What to consider for Christmas Party at a Unique Party Venue
04 Nov 2019
When you pick a unique party venue for your Christmas do, there’s plenty to consider! The food, the drinks, travel, music, entertainment - the list goes on. But before you start to make any of those big decisions there are a fair few questions you need to ask yourself. Otherwise, you can run the risk of not understanding what exactly you’re trying to achieve with your event. But fear not, here at Merlin Events we’re experts at digging deep to make sure our clients pull off the perfect Christmas party for their guests. Here are some of the things we ask our clients to consider so we can help them have night to remember within our unique party venues.
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Nominations galore for Merlin Events this award season
23 Sep 2019
Merlin Events has received incredible recognition so far this awards season by securing a spread of nominations for the shortlist across their portfolio of world-famous venues. This includes recognition by the London Venue Awards and Prestige Magazine’s COOL Venue Awards.
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Christmas Party Planning Advice from the Pros
19 Aug 2019
That time of year is approaching eventprofs… It’s just four months until Christmas which means your festive party planning should be well underway. Despite the chilly temperatures, December has to be one of our favourite times of year. There’s so much opportunity for celebration and nothing else brings out the jolly moods in people quite...
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