10 Tips for Booking a Venue

Sarah Lewis 1 Corporate Events, 2 Private Party, 3 Weddings, Uncategorised, Uncategorized

No matter how spectacular the entertainment, how delicious the food or how dazzling your décor, putting together the perfect event always starts with the same thing. The venue. As event planners we get to see venues all over the world. Large and small. Traditional and contemporary. Quirky, unique, stylish. Impressive and, well, not so. Choosing the right venue will make …

How Do You Re-Engage Staff with Live Christmas Events

Sarah Lewis 1 Corporate Events, Uncategorised, Uncategorized

Christmas is coming. You may well be in the throws of organising the annual Christmas party, just as we are with many of our clients. Usually, it is the highlight of the year, and still is for many businesses. However, some organisations are finding that half of the workforce are eager to go, and the other half doesn’t seem quite …

‘Shall We Dance’ Live Fundraiser in 2022

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June 2022 sees the glitter ball turning once again in Manchester, as Dame Arlene Phillips and Anton Du Beke reunite for a star-studded charity event, Shall We Dance.  The two Strictly Come Dancing stars will line up alongside former Strictly contestant Lisa Riley on the judging panel at a live charity dance event at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse on June 22, …

Liz Taylor's PA Reveals All on National Bosses Day

Liz Taylor’s PA Reveals All on National Bosses Day

Sarah Lewis Uncategorised, Uncategorized

Among the many awareness days, National Bosses Day has to be the one that, well, bosses it! A homage to all the employers, managers, entrepreneurs and head honchos that simply do a fabulous job. And keep us in our challenging jobs. National Bosses Day was established to demonstrate appreciation and recognition for all those great bosses out there and the …

Manchester PA Network 10th Birthday Party

Manchester PA Network 10th Birthday Party

Sarah Lewis Uncategorised

TLC has joined the Manchester PA Network  as an exclusive event partner, and for our first event…..we helped the executive team to plan the Manchester PA Network 10th birthday party!  A brilliant night hosted at Hotel Football where meeting up, having fun and first class entertainment took centre stage. THE PARTY Here’s a glimpse into the night: THE PA NETWORK …

Bring Blue Skies Thinking to Your Wedding Day

Bring Bright Skies Thinking to Your Wedding Day

Sarah Lewis 2 Private Party, Uncategorised, Uncategorized

Optimism. Hope. New beginnings. That’s the inspiration behind Bright Skies, the Dulux Colour of the Year for 2022. And never before has a fresh start felt more welcome.  It’s full steam ahead with wedding planning for all the brides and grooms who’ve waited patiently to plan their big day.  And what better way to start things off, than to bring …

Destination Guide to Los Angeles

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As the UK Government has announced that double-vaxxed travellers will no longer have to self-isolate on their return from an ‘Amber list’ country, our attention turns to both holidays and business travel.  Yes, we’re allowing ourselves to daydream at TLC HQ! In our destination guide to Los Angeles, we’re drawing on our international event management experience. But also remembering what …

The Importance of Supplier Relationships in Events Management

Sarah Lewis Uncategorised, Uncategorized

Over the past thirty years TLC has built up an incredible network of suppliers across the UK and internationally. From florists and event dressers to audio-visual crews, caterers, performing artists, musicians and mixologists.  We have an unrivalled bank of trusted, uber-talented event professionals to call upon.  And in the last year they, like us, have had to take a back …

Top 1920s Inspired Cocktails

Sarah Lewis 1 Corporate Events, 2 Private Party, 3 Weddings, Uncategorised, Uncategorized

Illicit speakeasies, the strongest home brewed alcohol, and parties to rival no other era. In the second of our series on planning 1920s parties and 1920s theme weddings, we feature the top 1920s inspired cocktails. We delve into the underground world of speakeasies and flappers. Simple. Stylish. Strong. Drinks from this era had a few things in common. They were …