What we think 2016 will look like…

Happy New Year folks! Here at Festival in a Box HQ we are gearing up for another year of fantastic festivals, eclectic events and wildly inventive weddings. We’ve pulled together our thoughts on the colours, themes and elements of what we think the events in 2016 will look like. CARNIVAAAL!! 2016 is the year of the Rio Olympics, so Summer parties will reflect the colour and show … Continue reading What we think 2016 will look like…

Our Cocktail of the Month – Cranberry and Cinnamon Whiskey Sour

Ahhh December…There you are. You’ve been threatening to arrive for some time and now that you are finally here we’re really rather relieved! This week we’ve got a festive treat to see you those evenings spent pouring over your computer  scouring the interweb for that perfect present…You’re welcome. Here’s what you’ll need; 2 cups fresh cranberries 2 cups water 2 cups sugar 2 cinnamon sticks 3/4 cup … Continue reading Our Cocktail of the Month – Cranberry and Cinnamon Whiskey Sour

Cocktail of the Month – The Harvest Sparkle

Fireworks have been and gone, Halloween has frightened us for the final time this year and the lead up to Christmas begins, with sparkling lights, marshmallow toasting, mulled wine and pavements strewn with crisp golden leaves. Now that the clock has turned back, a spiced alcoholic beverage seems to be the perfect evening treat as these short days dwindle to a close. Here’s a recipe for … Continue reading Cocktail of the Month – The Harvest Sparkle

The Blackberry Bramble – our cocktail of the month

Autumn is upon us! We love a good change of season here at Festival in a Box – and summer to autumn is no exception.  Fireworks, bonfires, soft blanket-like scarves and long rambling walks ending with roaring fires and sumptuous blackberries. These tangy sweet jewels instantly take me back to the perfect autumnal days of my youth; pulling on our wellies and coats, running to the countryside lanes and … Continue reading The Blackberry Bramble – our cocktail of the month

You are cordially invited to…

At Festival in a Box HQ, we are quietly ramping up for a Spring wedding next year and excitement is gathering around the beautiful hand drawn invitations we have just seen the finals of.  Since the last week has been filled with varieties of card stock, the smell of industrial ink and a rather severe case of envelope tongue we thought we would share with you some … Continue reading You are cordially invited to…

1980s Parties…. more cocktails…. and a bit of Amii Stewart!

At FiaB HQ we are busily working our way through  a pile of hand-tailored party proposals and plans.  Our desks are strewn with CDs, demos, wristbands, menus and glow sticks.  Our walls are plastered with posters, mood boards and maps. One project – a 1980s fairground inspired festival for a corporate summer event – has got us in a reminiscing mood. We’re singing Wham songs into our hairbrushes, back combing our … Continue reading 1980s Parties…. more cocktails…. and a bit of Amii Stewart!