A History of Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year filled with many traditions that have been adopted throughout history. Have you ever wondered where all these customs, which are so inherent to our Christmas celebrations, come from? Here are some fun festive facts to bring a new meaning to Christmas.
Christmas crackers
They were the invention of […]

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Create’s Festive Drinks – the perfect winter warmers

Come the festive season, there’s nothing better than a warming glass of a specially spiced beverage with a little added kick. The scent of mulled wine drifting through the air is guaranteed to get everyone in the Christmas spirit.
Rich with the flavours of mulling spices and raisins, this traditional tipple is a festive favourite. […]

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Create’s home-made mince pies

The early mince pie was known by several names, including “mutton pie”, “shrid pie” and “Christmas pie”. Over the years ingredients have included minced beef, suet, a range of fruits, and spices such as cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg.
Mince pies always taste 10 times better when they’re home-made and our recipe is bound to be […]

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Plaisterers’ Hall Presents the Create Food Festival

Plaisterers’ Hall hosted a Create-curated food festival on Tuesday 8th November, celebrating the best of London food and drink with 400 specially invited guests. Plaisterers’ Hall, the largest livery hall in the City of London, officially reopened with this launch event following an extensive refurbishment.Guests tried some of the finest food Create has to offer, […]

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An Interview with: Rubies in the Rubble

We were delighted to include Rubies in the Rubble in our recent Create-curated food festival here at Plaisterers’ Hall. Rubies in the Rubble provided a food stall with their delicious relishes, all lovingly handmade from fresh fruit and vegetables that would otherwise have been discarded. Rubies in the Rubble is different because all ingredients […]

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    Festive Wine Pairings: Tips from Richard Household of Brompton Wines

Festive Wine Pairings: Tips from Richard Household of Brompton Wines

Richard Household from Brompton Wines, one of Create Food and Party Design’s key suppliers, showcased some superb wines at the Plaisterers’ Food Festival on the 8th November. With the festive season soon upon us, we asked Richard for some helpful advice on the best wine to serve with your Christmas feast.

These days turkey is […]

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Plaisterers’ Hall reopens with stunning food festival

Plaisterers’ Hall Food Festival Launch
Plaisterers’ Hall, the largest livery hall in the City of London, officially reopened last night following an extensive refurbishment, hosting a food festival curated by in-house caterer Create Food and Design for 400 specially invited guests. Those who attended enjoyed a selection of Create’s best food and drinks, as well […]

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A Haunted History of London – Spooky Spaces to explore

The night of the hallowed souls is nigh and you are in for a treat this Halloween. London is a city with a rich and fascinating past, but we will venture to the darker side of its history. We have compiled a list of some of the most spine-tingling areas in London for those […]

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Christmas Lunches at Plaisterers’ Hall

Our Christmas lunch packages are a great way to celebrate the festive season, with prices from £79 per person + VAT. All our prices include a sparkling wine and cocktail reception, and all-inclusive house wine, beer and soft drinks.
Over the last few winters, there has been a noticeable resurgence of companies choosing to return […]

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    The City ablaze – London commemorates the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire

The City ablaze – London commemorates the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire

2016 sees the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London and throughout this momentous year, City of London institutions are marking it through a season of specially curated events. The first two Halls of the Plaisterers’ Company were sadly destroyed by fire. The first, located on the corner of Addle Street and Philip […]

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