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Stuck for ideas? I can help with ideas on theming, entertainment and anything creative. I specialise in the unusual and have created party experiences for small gatherings right up to large international corporations. I have a great original idea that is totally flexible and personalises the party in a way that touches people.

Experience in the area

I have been involved with Corporate and Private Events for many years. I both organise and provide entertainment at a wide range from house parties, anniversaries, celebrations, fun days, conferences, seminars, workshops and street parties.


I gained a degree in Graphic Design and Communication and worked as a Creative Director and Design Consultant for over 20 years. My consultancy Gordon Ollis Design gained commissions from leading International Blue Chip companies and won awards for the work we produced. Since then I've worked in the event industry being involved with theming and entertainment at a wide variety of parties, events and celebrations

What do you like about this subject?

Celebration is important. We must acknowledge all that is good. So my solutions are all about that ... communication, sharing, acknowledging the past to make a great present and wonderful future.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I am collating some ideas as well as giving some simple tools so that everyone can be more creative. These will be released in an eBook in the coming months. Email me for further information.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Living in the NOW is a gift. That's why it's called the 'present'! Celebrate!

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2016-07-28 Church hall 70th birthday party:

As you will know .... decor isn't part of my remit. However, I'll add an idea in case it sparks some new thought directions for you.    You haven't stated just how large these boards are or whether they

2016-01-06 Bartenders at a Wedding Reception:

Hi    That's such a difficult question to answer. The reason is because I don't know you, your guests, your culture or therefore their celebration and drinking habits.    Here's my experience of hundreds

2015-07-17 Multi-Celebration wording:

Over the years I have been involved in many multi celebrations. Some work better that others and really only you can decide whether your family circle would understand and like this way of dealing with

2014-10-07 arabian nights birthday for 4 year old:

Hello Nicole    I'm going to bow out of even attempting this one. Firstly I am in the UK and feel that the wording we use may well be not what you require. You'd need warm local style language and phrases

2014-06-19 entertaining people with small apartment:

David    I can't see a problem .... but how you handle it would depend a lot upon you, your character, your friends, your intentions etc as well as what you feel the 'real' problems are.    I'm also wondering


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