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By Victoria Williams
By Victoria Williams
Wedding planner and event organiser to help you create a beautiful and detail-rich celebration.
 
Art Of Weddings
Art Of Weddings
We specialise in hosting the best wedding fairs in Cornwall.
 
Unique Designs by Tina
Unique Designs by Tina
A complete hire service is provided for your wedding venue - visit our extensive showroom in Bodmin.
 
Tim Woolcock Photography
Tim Woolcock Photography
High-quality wedding photography accessible to happy couples at an affordable cost.
 
Infinity Event Hire
Infinity Event Hire
Quality wedding and event decor hire, competitive pricing and outstanding customer service.
 
DJ Services Cornwall (DJSC)
DJ Services Cornwall (DJSC)
DJ Cornwall Services specialises in high-quality music and production for weddings and events.
 
GK Electronics
GK Electronics
Sound and lighting hire - professional quality equipment and experienced engineers.
 
Cherished Moments Stationery
Cherished Moments Stationery
Specialising in the art of providing handcrafted stationery for all occasions.
 
JP Fitness Cornwall
JP Fitness Cornwall
We are beginner-focused fitness specialists based in Helston.

Planning a Celebration Party

There are various times that call for a celebration party - for some people any notable occasion calls for a celebration and others like to simply celebrate milestone events instead. So, for example, you could throw a party to celebrate a special birthday (such as a 21st or 40th birthday) or wedding anniversary (such as a Silver or Golden anniversary).

Organising Your Celebration Party

The key thing to throwing a successful celebration party is organisation. You'll often need to start the planning for the party a few months in advance to make sure that you can book a venue and give your guests sufficient notice.

Key factors here include:

  • Booking a venue:The first thing you need to do is to decide when and where you want to have the party. You may need to work your days around venues to get an available booking unless you are having the party at home when you can pick and choose the date. So, book the venue/choose the date as early as you can.
  • Choosing the guest list: you need to put some thought into your guest list early on to decide who you'll invite to the party. You might also want to put some thought into who sits where if you are having a sit-down meal, for example.
  • Sending out invitations: You need to send out the invitations early enough to make sure that your guests are available but not so early that they then forget about the party! You can have the invitations custom made, buy ready made ones or print out your own depending on your preference and budget.
  • Other considerations: There are various other considerations to be made here as well, many of which will once again need to be booked early. For example, will there be food at the party and will you use caterers or do it yourself? Will there be entertainment at the party (i.e. a band or disco)? Will you need to decorate the venue (i.e. with a theme, balloons or flowers)? Again, if you are using outside agencies make sure to book them well in advance and to work out what you want from them early so they have as much preparation notice as possible.

Conclusion

Some people like to throw themed parties for special occasions. So, for example, you could have a fancy dress party or a 50th birthday party where everyone comes to the party dressed in 1950s style clothes. You could also have a general theme in terms of decoration. If you are attending a celebration party where you take along a gift then you'll make the recipient a lot happier if you spend some time thinking about the gift you buy and if you theme it to the event. There are all kinds of specialist anniversary and birthday gifts, for example, that can be personalised or themed to special occasions.

 

 
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