Category: Blog

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…


Extraordinary Garden Marquee Party Ideas & Inspiration

Hosting a party within the grounds of your own home is a fabulous idea. Having a party at home gives you great flexibility and a multitude of options. You save money by not paying bar prices for drinks. There’s no problem with access for underage guests. And you’re not tied into using suppliers as dictated…


Extravagant Summer Style Party Ideas

It’s the start of summer and the thrill of the social season is upon us. After the delights of the Chelsea Flower Show we’re next looking forward to the glorious happenings of Glyndebourne, Royal Ascot, Wimbledon, Goodwood, Womad and the Notting Hill Carnival. This is the time of year where our clients can clearly envisage…


How to Choose the Best Party Bands

If your party goal is to have every guest on the dance floor you’ll need the best musical performers, big beats and infectious melodies. We love to pour over sample tracks from new and established talent. And over the years we’ve been lucky to witness the very best party bands, professional musicians and world-class DJs. Here’s…


Fun and Fabulous Bars for Private Parties and Corporate Events

At parties and events organised by Mirage, party hosts and their guests will always be treated to the very finest cocktails created at a spectacular bar and crafted by professional mixologists who are highly skilled in flair bar tending. Our private clients celebrating landmark occasions, and our corporate clients looking to entertain, require a flawless, fun…


60th Birthday Party Planner Ideas

Luxury 60th birthday party ideas for the discerning party host from leading London Party Planners. Join the illustrious ranks of Madonna, Michelle Pfeiffer, Gary Oldman, Kate Bush, Kevin Bacon and Ice-T turning 60 this year and celebrate your milestone birthday in opulent style. Along with wisdom comes experience and an eye for detail. Our clients…