Selfie Time!

Did you know that mini photo installations are now taking over from the humble photo booth?

That’s good news as Prop Dead Gorgeous® has been busy all around the UK working with a major cinema chain installing fun, engaging scene setters to co-inside with the latest film releases.. Passer by simply have to take a snap of themselves ‘on set’ and then post to the cinema and or shopping centres social media page to be in with the chance to win some great prizes.

With so many brilliant films coming out this year, what a great opportunity for a fabulous promotion and ‘customer giveback’ that is not only affordable but fun for everyone.

To find out more or book an appointment to view our prop hire showrooms contact: Gemma Taylor on 01300 345310 or email:


It’s been a busy quarter for the CAW Group across all the company sectors- corporate, retail and props.

Crafty Arty Parties fabulous Private Screenings have been exceptionally busy during the first three months of this year, and no wonder with so many great films coming out.

Family Fundays continue to dominate clients Summer budgets with historic royal palaces being a favourite venue for a party. Perhaps this is something to do with a royal marriage coming up- who knows!

Then our retail division who specialises in outstanding entertainment experiences for shopping centres, has seen a marked increase in brand and centre collaborations offering tenants some great opportunities to increase their footfall and more importantly, boost sales.

Lastly our  prop and theming division has been busy behind the scenes building new props, showsets and some stunning installations including a sensational 1940’s themed dinner and a beautiful Peter Rabbit inspired garden complete with a visit from the main bunny himself.

If you would like to know more about our corporate, retail or props divisions then email –

Private Screenings….. Are you clued up?


If you are a film buff like us, then you’ll be well aware of all the brilliant family films out during 2018 and of course this makes the perfect excuse for a private screening!

Private Screenings are a great way to reward your clients or staff and offer an affordable alternative if the budget is not quite signed off for that Family Funday you are desperately trying to plan!

Here are just a few of our favourite films coming up this Spring and Summer 2018:

  • March – Peter Rabbit
  • April – Avengers -Infinity War
  • May – Sherlock Gnomes
  • June – Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom
  • July- Hotel Transylvania 3
  • August -Ant- Man and the Wasp

Not got a venue sorted or pre-show entertainment? Are you worried about the theming and dressing of the reception area, the food or even what to put in the goody bags?

Well don’t worry, that’s where Crafty Arty Parties come in. We are experts in all these areas and we can help with as little or as much as you want.

For more information on our fantastic private screening packages email or call 01300 345397


Top Event Themes-Summer 2018!

With February now here our clients are already planning their 2018 Summer Events with gusto!

Venues already booked, we often get asked what themes work the best, what are currently ‘on trend’ and what will deliver the ‘WOW’ factor without exhausting budgets.

To help with all those questions, Prop Dead Gorgeous have put together a list of top themes for this year.

With so many great films out ranging from Jurassic Park:The Fallen Kingdom, Barbie, Mowgli not to mention numerous Superhero adventures, you wont be short of inspiration if you are organisng a Summer party, team building challenge, beauty event or just a staff give back.

Traditional themes continue to be popular with Carnival, Fairground and Enchanted Gardens at the top of the list along with The Greatest Showman ready to sweep the board for it’s slightly weird and ‘must see’ shock element!

PDG has over 40,000 square foot of showrooms full of all sorts of installations from bespoke showsets, 3d resin models, life sized animals, animatronics, artificial fauna and foliage, event furniture, Christmas grottos and so much more so why not come and visit us for inspiration for your next event

To find out more or book an appointment to view our prop hire showrooms contact: Gemma Taylor on 01300 345310 or email:

Standout Christmas Experiences!

As the party season steps up, the CAW event teams are out and about on the roads delivering stand out events all over the UK and, goodness me, there’s not even time even to say ‘Santa stop here!’ as the teams are way too busy!

Big Footfall® -our retail events division, is on a whirl-wind tour of retail promotions up and down the country, Prop Dead Gorgeous – our theming division,  is knee-deep in glorious Grottos, set builds for New Year exhibitions and Winter weddings whilst Crafty Arty Parties is doing what is does best:  superb corporate fundays and Christmas events. In fact, one client who runs one of the most iconic venues in London said; “When I see your events compared to what some of my customers have in this same venue, I really feel they are missing out and it’s not just about budget. It’s the attention to detail and outstanding quality of your work that makes you a cut above the rest!” 

With 2018 just around the corner it’s never to early to early to start planning your next event. We can help with original creative ideas and artwork, venue sourcing,  activities and entertainment, catering and all the bits in between!

For more information on what we can achieve for you email, or call 01300 345397


Want to talk parties? Please get in touch!

+44 (0) 1300 345 397