Author: Lynn Asghar

Lynn Asghar Aug 3, 2017

How do I plan a Christening? A Christening is not only the start of a journey of faith for your child, it is also a wonderful opportunity to bring together family and friends. For many couples this is the first formal family celebration since their wedding day. Our party designer, Janet Clarke has put together a guide on planning a

Lynn Asghar Jul 3, 2017

Planning a wedding is both exciting and daunting, so we’ve devised this wedding planning checklist to help you keep track of tasks in a relevant timescale and to highlight the benefits of having an AC wedding planner. The AC can manage anything, from being your caterer to planning the whole wedding.Taskswe can help with are in bold italics – you

Lynn Asghar Jun 15, 2017

Here’s some inspiration on how to make your Dad feel appreciated and get what he wants this Father’s Day (This Sunday 18th June just in case you were wondering). Many Dads have everything they need, including fabulous children or children-in-law that are going to the trouble of reading this blog post, but how can we make sure they feel appreciated?

Lynn Asghar Jun 6, 2017

The AC at Westminster Abbey The AC became an accredited supplier at Westminster Abbey in 2016, and we hosted a dinner in the beautiful setting of Cheynegates in celebration. Here is a little about the celebration dinner and some ideas about using the venue to hold an event. The Chapter House Our dinner guests were enchanted by the architecture of

Lynn Asghar May 3, 2017

Why have a Wedding Tasting? A tasting is one of the most delicious and fun parts of planning a wedding. It’s the time when one gets to see, taste, discuss and decide on a whole range of aspects of the wedding with the wedding planner and other experienced members of the team, such as the Head Chef and Sommelier. Canapés–

Lynn Asghar May 3, 2017

A Marquee Wedding in the Hampshire Countryside With wedding season 2017 getting off to a flying start, Claire has kindly written this guest blog about her country wedding. She charted her experiences of working with an AC wedding planner for hera wedding catering and design. Claire’s Blog I love weddings and when it came to organising my own, I needed

Lynn Asghar Apr 12, 2017

Spring has sprung, Easter is almost here and AC director of food, Rolline Frewen has kindly penned this blog about scrambled eggs, hens and her life in the Yorkshire dales. I love watching the changing seasons; the different colours, light, birds and plants, but spring has to be the most exciting with so much to look forward to. One has

Lynn Asghar Mar 27, 2017

It’s not just about Dippy! Anyone who knows The AC knows we love the Natural History Museum. We adore the building, the fabulous spaces, the clients and most of all its events team. We are already missing Dippy the dinosaur, under whose shadow we have served thousands of hungry diners, are eagerly awaiting summer 2017 when Hintze Hall re-opens and

Lynn Asghar Mar 23, 2017

It’s that time of year when we think of everything our Mums do for us, and each year we have the conundrum of what to buy them. So what do they really want? I’ve polled my AC colleagues about their Mum’s favourite Mother’s Day treats and the results are in. Of course, the undisputed winner involved two of any Mother’s

Lynn Asghar Mar 23, 2017

Frank and Young’s Oat Cookies Ingredients 145g soft butter 50g caster sugar 45g honey Half teaspoon salt Half teaspoon bicarbonate of soda Vanilla essence 98g plain flour 83g finely ground oats Icing 100g egg white 420g icing sugar Juice of half a lemon or coloured ready rolled icing Method Heat the oven to 165 degrees C. Beat the sugar, butter,