July 2007

LSBU Village Fete

Posted by andrew on Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

Finally, a sunny weekend! We had a great day on Saturday at the London South Bank University Village Fete. We had overseen the delivery of over 1000 square metres of turf which transformed the street and car park from a concrete jungle to an urban oasis. After the event it was recycled to become a [...]

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Lavender picking

Posted by louise on Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

Observer Ethical Award winners, Carshalton Lavender, are holding their annual harvesting weekend this Saturday & Sunday. This fantastic local project has resurrected the historic tradition of growing lavender in the Sutton area. As well as picking a bunch of sweet smelling lavender you can enjoy a barbecue, have some aromatherapy and even taste some lavender [...]

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Hackney ’sending off’ outdoor art

Posted by louise on Thursday, July 19th, 2007

Hip East London gallery, Seventeen, (no relation!), are hosting this interesting art installation over the weekend. The anonymous artists collective CutUp will be creating a selection of sculptures, sound and film installations, re-ordered billboards and bus shelter works across the Hackney Wick area. The idea is that as this location is about to undergo huge [...]

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Share the Feeling

Posted by andrew on Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

I had a great meeting today with Angie from Share the Feeling. They are a really cool company based in Hackney who produce amazing invitations and gifts, all with an ethical twist. It was really inspiring to hear first hand from Angie all about her unique company, and it’s well worth checking out their website [...]

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Alton Showers

Posted by Bex on Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

A university friend is due to be wed this month so off I went to sunny Staffordshire for an action packed hen weekend at Alton Towers!  On the Saturday we were treated to glorious sunshine and a Caribbean lagoon-style water park.  We spent most of the day basking in the outdoor ‘Bubbly Wubbly Pool’ until [...]

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Posted by admin on Monday, July 16th, 2007

When i’m not working for Seventeen Events on their latest project, I like to do my bit for charity working for Oxfam. I am now involved in their Oxjam project which is Oxfam’s biggest ever music festival.
Oxjam is Oxfam’s most ambitious music event ever. We are asking musicians, promoters – in fact, everyone [...]

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My first event

Posted by admin on Friday, July 13th, 2007

We’ve just finished all the feedback work for the first event that I have been working on. It was great to be involved from the start of the planning and organising through to overseeing the event and finally writing the feedback report. The event was the Summer in Holborn festival, a five day event with [...]

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Grow Your Own

Posted by louise on Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Saw this cool British indie film last night – it’s quite moving and sweet. The story is set on a traditional allotment where the old school gardeners are introduced to some immigrants who’ve been allocated plots by social services. The Chinese guy, who let’s say has less of a fondness for hanging out in shipping [...]

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Creative Wharf, 19/07/07

Posted by louise on Wednesday, July 11th, 2007

Here at Trinity Buoy Wharf there are a wealth of talented artist all producing amazing, diverse work. Next Thursday provides a unique opportunity to visit the artists’ studios and see their work, and enjoy a glass of wine or two. The studios and galleries will be open from 6.30 – 8.30 and we’ll be on [...]

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BS 8901

Posted by andrew on Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

What is BS8901? Is it the single-track road from Portsoy to Fordyce? Is it the secret government codename for the ninth moon of Saturn? Is it the stuff that makes Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups taste so good?
It’s much more exciting than that. It is in fact the British Standard for sustainable event management, produced by [...]

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