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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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Truly unforgettable office Christmas parties
10 Jul 2019
What are your office Christmas parties like? Let us guess. Turkey dinner, festive pop tunes, someone from accounts dressed up as Father Christmas dolling out the secret Santa gifts? Don’t get us wrong, we’re not saying all of that isn’t a great way to celebrate the ‘season to be jolly’, but if you’re not careful,...
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Halloween Party Ideas – 6 tips you need to know
15 Oct 2018
Halloween originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. It also marked the end of summer and the beginning of the dark, cold winter, a time of year that was often associated with human death. In America they really go for it –...
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Summer Frights will have you screaming
11 Jul 2018
Scream your way through London’s darkest past (with a gin in hand) Late night London feeling a bit uninspiring? Well, the evenings are getting lighter, but The Dungeon is getting darker… if you’re looking for things to do in London that will set your hair right on end then you’ve come to the right place! We’re...
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Case Study: The London Dungeon VIP Promo Event
23 May 2018
Well my lovelies, what a night full of gin making, scares, laughter, more gin and of course pork pies we had! Ok, I’ll stop pretending I’m Mrs Lovett (though secretly I’ve always wanted to have a small cameo in The London Dungeon). The Merlin Events team hosted just over 120 guests in The London Dungeon...
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What’s hot in events when the weather is cold?
15 Dec 2017
Well, firstly…cheese! All over London pop up restaurants are brimming with cheese. Whether it’s fondue or raclette – it seems the weather has been perfect for these sumptuous dishes that are so popular in snowy climes. You literally can’t move for them, whether it’s Jimmy Garcia’s ultra-cool snow globes on the Southbank, a pop up...
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Why are we so drawn to the bad guy?
24 Oct 2017
From Guy Fawkes to Hannibal Lecter, we’re drawn to people that, let’s face it, no one in their right minds would take back to meet their mum. When you think about it, Robin Hood was essentially a professional thief, Guy Fawkes a terrorist, Jack the Ripper had major issues with prostitutes (to say the least)...
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The Perfect Christmas Party Recipe
17 Oct 2017
Have you had the Christmas wake up call yet? You feel as if you’re doing well getting to grips with Autumn and those sleepy dark mornings, and then it happens. You realise there’s no putting it off any longer – you’ve got to organise THE OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY. As Eventbrite acknowledges, office Christmas Parties can...
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Destination South Bank
19 Sep 2017
Sometimes a period of adjustment can be a tricky thing. After summer weekends dedicated to barbecues, picnics and lounging in parks, it can be a struggle to make the most of weekends in the autumn. But don’t worry – cities come into their own at this time of year, offering all kinds of pleasant distractions....
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London is open!
01 Mar 2017
We love the Mayor’s new campaign #LondonIsOpen. Have you seen it? It’s a very simple idea but so effective. Last year we began to feel the after effects of Her Majesty’s 90th birthday celebrations as London welcomed a huge amount of visitors from across the globe (a mere 36.1 million), and this year we look...
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