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 [...]Read more
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 [...]Read more
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 [...]Read more
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 [...]Read more
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!Â On the Saturday we were treated to glorious sunshine and a Caribbean lagoon-style water park.Â We spent most of the day basking in the outdoor â€˜Bubbly Wubbly Pool’ until [...]Read more
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 [...]
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 [...]Read more
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 [...]Read more
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 [...]Read more
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 [...]