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10 Hot Ideas for your Summer Party in London

Updated on December 30, 2013
Enjoying the Sun
Enjoying the Sun

Summer shindig is the perfect way of bringing your pals and family united again. Either a down home celebration with kids and adults, or throwing your hands up with friends, you can make the celebration vivacious and colourful with the possibilities that the weather has to offer you during this time.

Find a summer party venue in London that can give the desired setting to your party. You will find some exotic features at these venues, which will help you in making your summer party an unforgettable affair. And, if you are looking for ideas for your summer shindig, choose from the themes given below:

Mussels with Basil and Tomato
Mussels with Basil and Tomato

Summer Feast

Do you want a regular food served to your guests on the occasion, or would you serve them something that the nature has laden its trees with? Use the farm fresh fruits and vegetables, and make the most delightful meal out of them.

Try: Horseradish-Crusted Wild Pacific Salmon, Avocado and Strawberries with Honey Vinaigrette, Mussels with basil and tomato, Summer couscous salad, Sautéed haddock with summer veg, Summer potato salad with minty Dijon mayo, summer pasta, fish stew with rouille, Sole on bread, Prawns with white beans

Passion Fruit Mojito
Passion Fruit Mojito


There is probably no end to the creativity that you can show with the drinks. And since this is a summer celebration, you can go along with your unique ideas, and have your guests indulge themselves onto an intoxicating ride!

Try: Banana Daiquiri, Summer Solstice Drink, Passion Fruit Mojito, Cool Blue Hawaiian, Red Raspberry Vodka, Raspberry Gin Rickey, White Sangria with Plums, Noon Wine A perfect, Pomegranate Margaritas, soda, beer, ales and champagne.

Choco-Chip Ice-Cream Pie
Choco-Chip Ice-Cream Pie


Desserts complete celebrations. So if you wish to have a summer special celebration, make it sweet with desserts that melt in the mouth! Summers desserts have their own charm with the flavours of seasoned fruits and flowers in them. You can combine sweet with something chilled to amplify the pitch of "summer" season into it.

Try: Rose’s Blackberry Crumb cake, seasonal fruits topped with whipped cream, berry cakes, Peach and blueberry crumble, choco-chip ice-cream pie, caramel,-Almond ice cream

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Summer Music to Move

Select your summer music with due attention. When you select music, make sure you are giving due importance to the mood of the party. Craft a selection of music for such countryside, nature harmonizing celebrations. Lay your hands on some summer love songs, summer country songs and some jazz songs to dance over. There are hundreds of song for summer season.

Try: All Summer Long, Our Last Summer, One Summer dream, Summertime, In the Summertime, Suddenly Last Summer, Hot Summer, Sweet Summer, Fly Away From Here, Summer nights, Take It Easy, Island in the Sun, and You belong To Me.

Bucket of Flowers
Bucket of Flowers

Bucket of Flowers

A bucket of flowers exudes the feel of summer season in the most charming manner. It is very crucial to create that summer feel in the celebration and bucket of flowers does just that. You can either use leaf shaped table runner for the flower arrangement on the table, or go for a seashell to place your beautiful flowers, leaves and grass on it. Let your guests take in the fragrance of some seasonal flowers.

Try: Pick Daisy Lavender, Freesia, Eden, Lily, Germinis, and Roses from a nearby shop and make your own flower arrangement to decorate them at your venue.

Decor for Summer Party
Decor for Summer Party

Decorative Pieces

Summer decorations are hugely different from winter decorations. And the best way to celebrate in summers is by getting in tune with the season. Decoration for summer parties are usually done with household articles, fruits and vivacious flowers. To bring the celebration in tune with the season, make full use of these things.

Try: Candles, Flowers, summer colours, silver, wood and paper, lampshades, chandeliers, stones, miniatures of herbs and plants.

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Partying Under the Sun
Partying Under the Sun

An Oasis of Peace and Perfection

Find a place to hire in the green opens of London, and place big umbrellas with chairs to sit under. It will keep the guests sheltered against the heat of sun. Surround the space with tiki torch anchors. With the fall of evening, these torches will come to life and lighten up the atmosphere. This perfect oasis sight is the most beautiful possible party place. Use sand centrepieces with candles blazing on sand and shells. Additionally, use paper and wood for serving food and desserts, and glass for drinks. Decorate in such a manner that it reflects the bond between your party theme and the season.

Grilling the Fun
Grilling the Fun

Barbecue Party

Barbeque party is one of the easiest and most comfortable parties now-a-days. People love to come under the shinning sun in London and get a tan. Hosting a BBQ party is the best way to celebrate the summer season. If you want to host a memorable BBQ party in London, you need to decorate your venue in the most apt way. And, for that use fully blown decorations with pots of flowers, insect repellents, use lights placed on tree branches, and tablecloths and table runners.

To make BBQ theme special, formulate a dress-code for your party guests and ask them to dress accordingly. Make particular colour combinations like pink with white,mandatory in a dress, or ask floral pattern as the dress code.

As far as drinks are concerned, make sure that the cocktails for your party are energising and vitalising. In addition to alcoholic drinks, keep an ample stock of non-alcoholic drinks like Watermelon Martinis for your teetotaller friends.

Vintage Summer Décor
Vintage Summer Décor

Vintage Summer Décor

A vintage celebration is the most harmonious one dedicated to the season. Give your party venue in London summery hues like pink, aquamarine, pastel, blue and bottle green. Select the colours that match the surrounding foliage. Give the sense of a low, outdoor room to the space by placing one, big low wooden table in the centre, and use wicker chairs and tree trunks to arrange seating space.

To augment the summer theme even more, throw cushions made of soft foldable material, around the chairs. To give a unifying theme to the party, use colour schemes that gel well with the ambience. Besides, candles have that peaceful and radiating ambience. Therefore, use candles to give a little romance to the celebration, and create feelings of warmth in your party.

Tea Party
Tea Party

Tea Party

A tea party is truly sophisticated idea of bringing an English celebration in effect. Take this intimate and fanciful idea if you want to organise an event in the right mood of celebration. Use flowers and colours as the motif, and make the party come to life in a natural way. Hang lampshades from the tree, and let the light create myriad hues with the fall of evening. Create the affair with glass bottles on the tables, with seasonal flowers and fresh leaves. Give proper attention to the served tea. Select from various fine teas, and brew them. Serve some puddings, sandwiches or cupcakes along with the tea.

Summers in London are the best time to celebrate the warmth and intimacy which this season exudes. Plan your summer party taking hint from the ideas above and enjoy summers like never before.


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