As a country that is famous for its rich heritage and outright patriotism, Britain’s most iconic landmarks have become a huge part of the event industry today.

As people look for more and more creative inspiration for their parties and functions, the “Best of British” theme has flourished as a very popular path to take.

Classic British MINI prop with Uniform Jack.

In this post, we will share some of the different ideas you can use when hosting your next British themed event. Looking at different decoration options, a selection of entertainment and many other features that might offer you inspiration!

Decor & Venue Dressing for British Themed Events

When decorating a venue for a British themed event, it is no exaggeration to say that your possibilities are endless. Since you are able to choose any part of British culture for your theme, you can really get creative with it.

British Pub Theme

This is one of my personal favourites as it brings Pubs, one of the UK’s most iconic attractions into any event.

We transformed this ordinary Bar in a venue into a Classic British Pub using our bespoke props and decorations.

In addition to having a full bar set up and serving drinks, you can use things like darts, pool tables, TVs playing British sports, and a range of local ales to create a realistic night for your guests!

TOP TIP: Another way you can enhance your British pub experience is by serving a range of “Pub Grub” catering. (Famous pub food such as fish & chips, Steak & Ale pie etc.)

For people that spend a lot of time down the local pub with their friends, it will be a familiar experience that they are sure to enjoy.

Royal British Theme

This form of British themed event is very popular amongst private clients throughout the year, especially during British celebrations such as the jubilee and royal weddings.

This version of themed events focusses more on the British aristocracy by using decoration such as thrones, gold chariots, red carpets and other antique-styled items.

Classic Telephone Table Centrepiece Prop.

This theme is an excellent way to celebrate any occasion, due to its luxurious style and upscale manner.

In addition to using a selection of decorations for this theme, using the correct draping is crucial, as you are trying to create a lavished setting similar to Buckingham Palace.

FACT: Queen Elizabeth II was crowned on June 2, 1953, and was 25 years of age at the time.

British Seaside Theme

Another iconic part of British reputation is our fondness for the British seaside! With the smell of fish and chips floating through the air, the British seaside is a fun and creative way to theme your next event.

By using a range of simple decorations and attractions at your event, you are able to show people exactly what it is like to spend a day by the coasts of the UK.

  • Grand Pier signposts
  • Ocean colour lighting and draping
  • Indoor beaches
  • Seaside changing rooms
  • Seaside catering such as fish & chips, fried doughnuts and ice cream
  • Walkabout sea creatures
  • And More…

FACT: The first English ice cream recipe was published in 1718.

As you can see above, you could simply go on and on. Here are some other theming ideas:

  • British Summer Fate
  • Great British Bake Off Theme
  • British Television
  • 60’s Britain
  • Beatles Theme
  • WW2 Theme
  • Union Jack Theme
  • Victorian Theme
  • English Football Theme
  • And more!

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Spiffing Entertainment

Now on to entertainment…

In addition to making your venue or event space look the part, you need to have the appropriate “spiffing” entertainment. Here are some of the performers we feel are ideal for a range of British themed events.

Comedy Royal Palace Guards

The comedy royal guards are another great addition to British themed events. They are both walkabout entertainment and meet and greet performers.

By adding these palace guards to your event, you will make your guests feel like the royal family! (with a fun spin)

These performers come in a group of 3 and offer a comedic twist on your standard British themed characters.

London Beefeaters

Finally, our London Beefeaters. These performers are a talented duo that walk amongst guests, take photos and entertain everyone with their British charm and light comedy!

These performers can be added to a wide range of British themed events and parties.

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