Category: Tips

How to Celebrate your 60th Birthday.

The rise of the 60th Birthday Bash Over the past 15 years, we’ve experienced a real increase in people wanting to celebrate their 60th Birthday and rightly so! Having thrown and attended brilliant 50th Birthday Parties, our clients are looking to repeat the experience and throw another spectacular party for their family and friends. No…


Summer Outdoor Party Planning

Don’t let anxiety about the weather dampen your anticipation With Wimbledon around the corner and uninterrupted play looking promising for Centre Court and Court 1 (thanks to the new roof) we are looking to reassure our clients that rain does not affect their play! As this post is being written, the weather outside is dire,…


How to create the ultimate summer party

Summer is now fully under way and the thrill of the social season is upon us. The next few months see a whole host of glorious outdoor events from the delights of the Serpentine Summer Party, to Glorious Goodwood and the legendary Glastonbury Festival at the end of this month. Each of these wonderful events…


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…


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…


The Fabulous 1920’s Great Gatsby Party Theme

Roaring 1920’s Great Gatsby glamour is a party theme that will always deliver in spades. The decadent Great Gatsby theme is perfect for hosts who want to throw an opulent party with all the excitement and excesses of the 1920’s. In this blog post we show you how it’s done using examples from world-class Great…


80’s Themed Party Props and Music

In this blog post we take a look at some of the key ingredients for mixing an outstanding 80’s themed party. Last month saw the Rewind Festival take place in Henley-on-Thames. We enjoyed checking out the line up and photos from this 80’s festival, having produced a number of authentic, world-class 80’s themed parties ourselves. The…


Ultimate Party Music

The passing last week of DJ and Music Producer Robert Miles had the old school crew at Mirage HQ reminiscing as we played Children on repeat. Beautiful, awesome music delivers a visceral experience that embeds itself in your memory. We often talk about memorable and unforgettable parties. What makes a great party? When you’re hosting…


How To: Plan the Perfect Party

Hosting the perfect party for a momentous occasion can be months, or even a year in planning. The most spectacular high-end parties boast beautiful catering, amazing entertainment and stunning looking themes and style. For a bespoke party to really thrill and delight your guests, massive creativity and flawless production are essential. Here’s your guide to getting it…


5 Future Trends in Party Planning

In this blog post we look at what we’re most excited about with regards to the future of party planning. Lighting Advances in technology are a driving force of change for many industries, including the events management and party planning sector. Advances in lighting technology are particularly exciting. Looking back 10 to 15 years, party…