Author: Lynn Asghar

Lynn Asghar May 17, 2018

The Royal Hospital is home to the world-famous Chelsea Pensioners, retired soldiers who have come to live in this very special place in their later years. It is an excellent and novel venue for wedding celebrations, dinners and receptions, against a backdrop of this extraordinary history. You will also have the satisfaction of knowing that profits from venue hire at

Lynn Asghar Mar 29, 2018

What is Opera Holland Park? Based in Kensington, Opera Holland Park presents a yearly programme of fully staged productions and combines the best of English country house with urban opera. Prices are accessible and a full educational programme and family events aim to bring critically acclaimed work to the broadest possible audience. Once again The Admirable Crichton and OHP are

Lynn Asghar Mar 26, 2018

It’s more complicated than simply looking for a ‘fantastic’ venue ‘The most experienced planners and caterers know the venues best’ Start with people who know what they are doing The Admirable Crichton has been around since 1981 and we have never let the grass grow under our feet. Know for being much more than a traditional wedding planner and caterer,

Lynn Asghar Dec 17, 2017

The Admirable Crichton’s top pick of cocktails and mocktails for the Christmas season. Whether you are entertaining or cosying up in front of the fire, our selection of Christmas cocktails and mocktails will certainly help you get into the spirit of things. Here’s how you can make them at home: Welcome your guests in from the cold with the aroma

Lynn Asghar Dec 8, 2017

Simple, stylish ideas for decorating your home this Christmas A soft colour palette Rose gold, bronze and the use of geometric shapes has very much been on trend in people’s homes this year and is being carried into Christmas, offering a warm and relaxed interior. A dramatic look To add some drama, contrast metallics with dark colours such as a

Lynn Asghar Dec 4, 2017

Our tips for this year’s Christmas food and drink Whether you have family joining you for Christmas or you are inviting friends for a glass of bubbles and some tempting treats, at The AC we want to help you prepare for the festive season. In this blog you will find top tips from our in-house party planning experts and talented

Lynn Asghar Nov 2, 2017

Janet at her desk Taking the plunge On a cold November morning back in 2012 I remember standing in my garden with my new baby snuggled up in my arms making one of the hardest phone calls of my life. I had finally decided to resign from my position as Senior Events and Marketing Manager at the Natural History Museum.

Lynn Asghar Sep 8, 2017

The Home of the London Symphony Orchestra LSO St. Luke’s is a flexible contemporary space located in Old Street in the heart of central London. With its blend of 18th-century architecture and modern features, this Grade I-listed church creates a beautiful setting for any event. The AC is very excited to have recently joined the preferred supplier’s list at this

Lynn Asghar Aug 15, 2017

Our Favourite Kitchen Appliances I spend a lot of time in the kitchen with our chefs, mainly lurking around, taking their pictures and videoing them, but today I was asking Head Chef Andy Ritchie which kitchen appliances he and his team could not live without. This blog was the result. Chef’s Knives – This is Chef Alan with one of

Lynn Asghar Aug 15, 2017

Making the most of the last days of summer The Admirable Crichton’s top tips for hosting a sensational summer party. Here at the Admirable Crichton, we have been enjoying a busy summer of garden parties and sizzling BBQs. We wanted to share with you some of our favourite ideas and most popular client choices to give your party that special