With Halloween looming and pumpkins ducking for cover, it may be nice for the humble pumpkin to find a resting place a little less grim than the compost heap! This recipe from our Head Chef Charlene allows you to make good use of the trimmings and scrapings to create a lovely sharing dish that isn’t half as scary as its cousin sitting at the front door welcoming potential tricksters (like the above pumpkin I’ve just carved up in the OGGS kitchen). Read on to discover the recipe and my pumpkin carving process for those seeking inspiration for their own creations…
The team at TBR Floral Design have done it again with this fantastic ribbon display for the current Global Engineering Congress (GEC) at One Great George Street. The coloured stripes represent the areas that the GEC aims to showcase at the event and the flow of ideas about them taking place at the historic venue over the course of 5 days:
Your team’s best event starts at One Great George Street with the help of Fruitful Team Events.
With the festive season only around the corner, thoughts are turning to parties and all things Christmassy. Here at OGGS, the House Manager David Smith and I started working on our Christmas decorations back in January, so it will be great to see all of the planning out into this come to fruition. Make sure you keep an eye out for pictures of our 2018 Christmas tree on social media (see last year’s atmospheric blue display above)!
So, you have begun planning your wedding and have come across the above question ‘What time should I book my ceremony?’ This all depends on what’s important to you. Below is an estimate timeline for a wedding day:
- Civil Ceremony/Partnership (20mins)
- Church (40mins – 1hr)
- Reception and Photos (1hr 15mins)
- Wedding Breakfast (2hrs)
- Speeches (30mins)
- Cutting of Cake (15mins)
- Evening reception (between 2hr – 4hr)
I would recommend discussing with your partner what takes priority out of the above and plan your wedding timeline around that. A few things to consider are: