Category: Blog

Create the Ultimate Party Venue – in a Marquee.

Creating stunning and unforgettable events for our clients is at the heart of what we do. Many of these parties are created in the grounds of our client’s properties. Using a marquee as a party venue has many benefits when it comes to hosting your event.  Here at Mirage, styling is key and with our…


Birthday Party Venue Ideas

Will you be celebrating a landmark birthday later this year or in 2020? As you start to consider different birthday party venue ideas, take a moment to read through our list of top London venues. Early last week our London party planning team spent time visiting some truly stunning London venues. This week, back at…


Start Your Summer Party Planning

Contemplating hosting a fabulous summer party? Party dates throughout June, July and the first two weeks of September are the busiest for parties. We’re fully booked for 22 June 2019 and have limited availability for other dates in June this year. Hire Your Party Planner Now for Popular Summer Dates. In June the UK weather…


40th Birthday Party Ideas

Wow your guests and put them in the mood to party. Generate an atmosphere that’s incredible and unforgettable. On how to throw a perfect party Ian Schrager, co-creator of the legendary Studio 54, said: “Try and blow everybody away, because it facilitates having fun, which leads to creating a special, magical space.” As party planners,…


Party Lights

As the nights draw in and we begin to lose the sunlight earlier and earlier it seems an apt time to talk about the amazing impact that the right party lights can deliver. There’s a world of options for lighting party marquees, temporary event structures and party venues. From simple mood lighting to elaborate operator…


Black Tie Dress Code

The specification of a party dress code on party invitations can be both a blessing and a curse. On the plus side, it indicates that the party will be a real event, a night to remember and something worth making an effort for. It builds anticipation and gives guests an idea about what they should wear. On the…


Meet the Party Planners – part two

A behind the scenes look into the working life of a Mirage Parties party planner. Part One of our Meet the Party Planners blog post saw us speaking with company directors Julia and Christian Marryat. In this second instalment we meet party planner Alex as he shares his party ideas and event planning experience. Alex…


Cocktails and Party Dreams

We’ve worked with London’s top leading professional bartenders and mixologists for many, many years now. We love watching them at the top of their game and have much respect for their passion and skill. Our cocktails are crafted by our professional, highly skilled bartenders. Our Mixologists Back in our April blog post we wrote about…


“Epic, Best Party Ever”

Why do we do what we do? Helping our clients to have the most amazing parties is our raison d’être – from big budget flamboyant festival themed extravaganzas to exquisitely stylish intimate celebrations. Mirage Parties creates unforgettable party experiences – RPJ Band on stage at a private party. Epic, Best Party Ever We create the…


Behind the Scenes at a Private Party

What it’s really like to be an event manager at a high-end, luxury party. Normally you’ll find me sat at a desk at Mirage Parties HQ curating content for the website and generally managing marketing activity while smiling at the antics of our two office canines, Bryson and Frank the puppy. This has been the…