Listen to our first ever podcast

Posted by andrew on Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

We were lucky enough to be visited by the good people at Stopgap last week who interviewed us about sustainable events, digital marketing and the future of the events industry. You can hear our conversation online now at www.stopgap.co.uk/podcast.

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Merry Christmas from Seventeen!

Posted by andrew on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

We hope you’re all surviving the cold – it has been a little chilly in Container City but we know that we’ve had it a lot better than a lot of other places so we’re counting our blessings.
This is just a quick opportunity to wish you all a very happy Christmas and a prosperous [...]

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Stopped By The Police!

Posted by heather on Friday, August 20th, 2010

Whilst cycling to work this morning along my usual route I was flagged down by the police! But not because I was breaking the law you’ll be glad to hearĀ  – it was to put me in the drivers seat of a lorry! As part of the Cycle Safety Action Plan, TFL and the Met [...]

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Follow the Blue Road!

Posted by heather on Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

I love riding my bicycle to work, and and I’m now very happy to be able to pedal it along the Mayor’s new Cycle Superhighway! I pick up the CS3 route at Tower Hill which runs all the way to Barking. I whizz down to East India Dock where I leave the route and continue [...]

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This week I am mostly eating…chickpeas

Posted by claire on Monday, August 9th, 2010

Seventeen’s commitment to Meat Free Mondays is going well, it’s our second week and we have all managed to stay strong despite the enticing smells of free range bacon sarnies coming from the Driftwood Cafe!
After a finding a bag of dried chickpeas which I think must’ve been in my cupboard since University (a long [...]

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I thought Spring had sprung

Posted by claire on Monday, February 22nd, 2010

The official first day of spring this year is March 20th. But this weekend we enjoyed some much needed sunshine and blue skys. I happily trundled down to the Farmers Market and picked up a few bulbs. I dug out the old pots, filled with new compost and gave a little taste of juice from [...]

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Long Horizons

Posted by louise on Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Last night we attended the launch of Long Horizons – a collection of essays and poetry by artists about climate change. Contributors include Antony Gormley, KT Tunstall and Jay Griffiths – who read her piece at the event. I’ve yet to read all of it, but it promises to provide a fresh and thought-provoking take [...]

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BBC Box Clever

Posted by louise on Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Many visitors to Seventeen HQ are intrigued by our offices which are made out of shipping containers. The site, Container City, is actually a very effective use of these containers which otherwise would be scrapped. The BBC have carried out a 6 month long ‘box’ project, following one specific container around the world as it [...]

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Seasonal offerings

Posted by claire on Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

I went along to my local farmers market on Sunday, conveniently positioned at the end of my road, it is a great place to find British produced meat, dairy and veg goods. With it being Autumn there was a fantastic array of pumpkins and squashes on display – much more vibrant and interesting than my [...]

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Happy birthday to us!

Posted by louise on Friday, October 16th, 2009

It’s time to crack open the organic champagne – Seventeen are 4 years old on Sunday! Since setting up in 2005 we’ve organised loads of great events, from community days to conferences – all with a sustainable approach.
A big thanks to all our clients, and to our fantastic team, past and present!

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