How to Throw a Garden Party Fit For The Queen

Her Royal Highness, the Queen turned 90 on the 21st April this year, but her celebrations are still in full swing with Trooping the Colour and the Patron’s Lunch taking place this weekend.

To celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday, why not start planning to throw a royal garden party of your own? Whether it’s a sophisticated soirée or a family gathering, we have something to suit all your needs. Follow our must haves for a garden party fit for a Queen…

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The Seating Set Up

A relaxed environment makes for happy guests so make sure everyone feels at home with a modern sofa set paired with big cushions or throws.

Shop the: Debenhams Dark brown rattan-effect ‘LA’ half moon garden sofa set

 

 

 

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A Picture Perfect Setting

Choose this antique folding chairs and table set to create a charming atmosphere for your garden party.

Shop the: Debenhams White ‘Gloucester’ folding garden bistro set

 

 

 


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Add Some Warmth

For parties that continue into the evening, create a cosy surrounding for your guests with a chimnea.

Shop the: La Hacienda Clay maple leaf chimenea

 

 

 

 

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Dinner Is Served

You’ll need cutlery and napkins aplenty for the occasion so make sure you’re well equipped for the family BBQ. However, this doesn’t mean you have to hold back on matching sets; bright and playful plastic plates and cutlery are perfect for kids or alternatively go for floral china if you want something a little more grown up.

Shop the: Matthew Williamson Home Collection

 

 

 

 

 

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Light Up The Night

Keep the party going and illuminate your garden with outdoor fairy lights and lanterns. They will help create the perfect atmosphere for when everything’s starting to calm down alongside a few lanterns for an extra special appeal.

Shop the: Litecraft Philips Pack of 2 Hedge Outdoor Wall Light – Rustic

 

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Fun For The Family

Now you can have a sophisticated dinner party and keep the kids entertained at the same time thanks to our amazing outdoor climbing frames. This compact unit can slot into any shape or size of garden and will keep them happy until the party’s over.

Shop the: Plum Lookout Tower

 

 

 

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Homemade Hampers

Nothing beats homemade so if you’re happy to get busy in the kitchen before the event then we have the perfect baking equipment that you’ll need to get creative. Impress your guests by bringing out a hamper filled with the full works of an afternoon tea and maybe a glass of champagne of two.

Shop the: At home with Ashley Thomas Four person wicker picnic hamper

 

 

 

Check out the rest of our garden selection to compelte your royal event. Shop all garden furniture and picnicware.

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