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We’re happy to announce the full contents of our Mad Hatter’s Tea Party pack
Party packs contain everything you need for a great tea party and of course, the necessities to make the perfect cup of tea. First and foremost, we’d like to give special thanks to Morphy Richards for their addition to this very special party pack: the Morphy Richards BRITA brushed stainless steel filter kettle
- Box of 80 The RICH One tea bags from PG Tips
- Mad Hatter’s Tea Party A1 poster – to be used as backdrop to all party photos!
- Party Planner detailing our fantastic competitions and prizes
- Bunting (2m) and 10 x balloons to decorate your party
- 10x Cups & saucers
- Mad Hatter hat & hair
- Alice in Wonderland face masks in 8 different designs
- Pack of jumbo playing cards
- Clandenstine Cake Club Cook Book
- 10 x Clandenstine Cake Club Cook Postcards
- 10 x Water hardness test strips from BRITA
- 1 x BRITA MAXTRA filter twin pack
- Thermometer for perfect water temperature
We’re so happy to finally show you our World Baking Day party pack in all it’s glory!
With only 11 days to go, it’s time to strap on that apron and #bakebrave. On their way to party hosts now are 2 packs:
The first (and foremost) contains 10 x 500g tubs of Stork margarine, thanks to the official sponsor of World Baking Day so you can get started right away
The second contains all of these wonderful party day items
- World Baking Day A1 poster to decorate your party (keep hold of this for competitions too)
- Party Planners detailing all the party competitions and prizes
- 1 x Tall chef hat for the host
- World Baking Day / Stork Cocktail sticks
- 10 x 10″ balloons
- 10 x Bunting (5m each)
- 10 “Helping Britain Bake Better” Tea Towels 100% cotton
- Stork cookery books
- A plethora of Cake Angels decorations courtesy of Fiddes Payne
- 6 cup muffin sheet courtesy of Pyrex
- Here Comes The Sun – album by Louise Dearman, the perfect musical accompaniment to party day
- Great Ormand Street Hospital banner, leaflets and collection boxes (read more about the official charity of World Baking Day)
As if that weren’t enough! One lucky host will receive this GOLDEN TICKET FOR £100 OF PYREX VOUCHERS, it’s hidden in a random pack out there so good luck to all our hosts
(Psst…no you can’t just print this out, we’ll know the difference!)
We’d like to thank all of our partners on this project for helping us put together this beautiful party pack. Bring on World Baking Day
The charity will include in the World Baking Day party packs some information leaflets, as well as 2 cardboard charity boxes, and information on how you can raise money for a great cause by doing something simple and fun – a bake sale!
Find out about their Bake it Better scheme – where the money raised by the supporters from their bake sales will help fund the building of a new ward kitchen on their respiratory ward.
If you would like to bake for this fantastic cause, you can download your “Bake It Better” fundraiser pack now, by clicking HERE.
TAKE A TRIP DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE & HOST A MAD HATTER’S TEA PARTY!
On the weekend of 25th & 26th May 2013, we will be giving people all over the UK the chance to host a “Mad Hatter’s Tea” house party with Morphy Richards and Brita.
Lucky party hosts will receive (free of charge on their doorstep) an amazing Mad Hatter’s Tea party pack. Each party pack will contain loads of Morphy Richards/Brita goodies to give you and your guests a truly magical tea party. Plus on the day you’ll be able to watch Jane Pettigrew’s Tea Masterclass and learn how to make the perfect cup of tea.
If you would like to host a Mad Hatter’s Tea party with your friends in your home on 25th & 26th May then fill out the form on this page and we’ll be in touch if you’ve been picked*. Hurry! We’re limiting the number of Mad Hatter’s Tea party packs to just 200.
Please only apply if you can promise to:
1. Have your party on the weekend of 25th & 26th May with at least 9 friends
2. Take photos & videos of your party goodies & guests and send them to us for a chance to win some stunning prizes. You will need to submit videos of your party.
3. Answer (and ask your guests to answer) a few online questions at the end of the party.
4. Talk, talk, talk about the party! #madteaparty
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On the 19th May 2013, we gave people all over the UK the chance to host official World Baking Day house parties
Lucky party hosts received (free of charge on their doorstep) an amazing World Baking Day party pack. Each party pack contained loads of World Baking Day goodies to help you and your guests create truly magnificent baked masterpieces. Most importantly, we sent all chosen hosts enough Stork margarine (10 x 500g tubs) for you and your guests – the key ingredient in every cake! At the party itself, partygoers used their pack contents to decorate their cakes. We also had fantastic party-day competitions and prizes for Best Cake and for Best Group Photo.
We have some very important and exciting news for you if you are hosting a Metal Gear Rising party on 16th February.
We have some exciting information regarding the Metal Gear competition and amazing grand prize! Please be aware that there have been some changes to the dates listed in your party pack regarding the competition details. All dates printed in your party planner can be ignored.
To enter the best group photo competition, you must email us your photos to email@example.com before midnight on MONDAY 18TH FEBRUARY. Giving you all of Sunday and Monday to get your photos in. The winner will be notified later that week.
By entering the competition, you and up to 9 mates must be available to travel to London on FRIDAY 22ND FEBRUARY for your grand prize to meet Hideo Kojima, the creator of the Metal Gear franchise!
In addition, we can announce that every person (up to 9) who goes with the winning host to the meet and greet will have the chance to get one item each of Metal Gear merchandise that they bring themselves signed by Hideo!
Please note that if you were one of our Twitter competition winners hosting a party the following weekend, you are not eligible to win the grand prize, but there are still other activities and competitions to take part in!
Missed out on hosting a Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance party? We’re offering you the chance to win a pack FREE
We have up to 50 additional party packs up for grabs for Metal Gear Rising fans to take part in the coming parties.
Competition winners will receive a promotional copy of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance thanks to Konami UK. You will then receive all the party items you need to throw a Metal Gear Rising party, one week after our existing party hosts, on the weekend of the game’s release February 22.
That’s it, simple huh?
CLOSING DATE: 23:59, Monday February 11. We’ll chose 50 followers who took part, at random, to receive the prize. We’ll contact you via Twitter if you’re a winner and inform you of the next steps
In addition to the promotional copy of the game lucky winners will receive a FREE party pack delivered to their door, containing:
- 6 Lithographic posters
- 1 25th Anniversary poster
- 10 t-shirts
- 1 level up t-shirt
- 1 gift guide
- 1 play arts leaflet
- 10 wristbands
- 10 balloons
NB: Due to a scheduling conflict, you will not be eligible to win our grand prize of meeting Hideo Kojima but may still be eligible to take part in our other great competitions
In order to take part in parties you must agree to abide by the Terms & Conditions, to:
- Hold a party for you and up to 9 friends on the weekend of February 23
- Provide photos of your party by emailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Good luck to all!
Hi partygoers – well, Christmas came late this year! We hear all of you, as usual, getting very excited for party weekend (in fact, the snow makes a great natural cooling system for your wine). Equally, we hear those of you rightly worried about your guests or yourselves where you need to travel to your parties and we share your concerns; your safety is paramount.
We urge all partygoers to check their local weather listings and travel disruption – http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/ is a great place to start. If you will be travelling be sure to wrap up warm, heed your local travel advice and if you must take a car, make sure you are well stocked with breakdown equipment, water, blankets, food etc. Above all, do not put yourselves at risk.
Hosts: if you’ve received cancellations from your guests, we completely understand that you’ll find it difficult to fulfil all of your promises. We urge you to:
- contact your guests (you can easily make use of the Facebook event to do so online) and plan to reschedule the date for later this weekend (remember, official party days are 18th, 19th and 20th of Jan).
- If the adverse weather continues to threaten your party, we recommend you reschedule for the following weekend (25th-27th)
Stay safe out there folks and enjoy your parties, all being well a get together with friends over some great wine will be just the thing to brighten this cold weekend
The Come Round Team
EDIT: In light of the number of rescheduled parties we’ll be extending the deadlines and announcement dates of all competitions by 1 week to give everyone a chance to enter. Please disregard the dates in your party planner, new timings are as follows:
23:59 Feb 10 – Photo submission deadline (Competitions 1 & 2)
9:00 Feb 13 – Best party photo voting begins + Cupcake photos posted online
23:59 Mar 3 – Photo Vote Ends + Cupcake winner decided
On the 16th February 2013, we gave gamers among the Come Round audience another amazing party. We teamed up with Konami to bring you special pre-release copies of the highly anticipated instalment of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.
This stunning takes the renowned METAL GEAR franchise into exciting new territory by focusing on delivering an all-new action experience unlike anything that has come before. Watch the trailer if you don’t believe us.
In a first of its kind for the franchise, Konami partnered with us to offer the chance to receive a pre-ordered copy one week before anyone else in the world, and an opportunity to meet the creator of the Metal Gear series Hideo Kojima.
By hosting a Metal Gear party on Saturday 16th February, gamers received their advance copy and also an exclusive party pack themed around Metal Gear. Bringing the game’s content to life and helping hosts to start their party with a bang, the packs included custom wristbands, t-shirts and posters plus a plethora of bespoke party props.
Released for PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360® across Europe on February 22nd, METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE takes the renowned Metal Gear franchise into exciting new territory with an all-new action experience unlike anything that has come before. Effortlessly blending pure action and epic storytelling within the Metal Gear universe, METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE uses Raiden as its central character: a child soldier transformed into a half-man, half-machine cyborg ninja, equipped with his signature High-Frequency Blade and fuelled by revenge.
Brian Ayers, PR and Marketing Manager at Konami UK, said; “We’re really excited to reward Metal Gear’s biggest fans with the opportunity to play the franchise’s latest series before anyone else.”
“This is a first for Konami and we really wanted to launch METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE with a bang. As one of the biggest releases of 2013, what better way to welcome Metal Gear back than with a national celebration?”