Online Christmas and New Year office parties

Are you looking for a refreshing virtual Christmas or New Year party for your company?

Are you fed up with Zoom quizzes and cheesy online games? Would you like a smart, fun and memorable office party that captures peoples imagination and immerses everyone in the whole experience”?

Author Sarah Hyndman creates brilliant events for company Christmas parties & New Year socials, hosted live on Zoom for participants anywhere in the world. Office party events combine booze, storytelling, humour, history, labels, non-cheesy interaction, interesting and useless facts. The G&T event includes a multi-sensory demonstration based on Sarah’s published research.

You’ll get a BYO menu of easy-to-source items so you and your team can drink along together. Events are broadcast live from the Type Tasting studio in an old Victorian chocolate factory in East London.

Get in touch as dates are booking up fast.

Zoom event photos by the team at Illumina.

G&T (gin & type tasting)
The extraordinary story of gin and printing
With easy-to-source BYO menu

“It was absolutely fascinating and so much fun” Catherine Allan, Illumina

Take a refreshing and surprising alternative journey through gin, words, drinks labels and typography with extras to taste and smell along the way. This is an extremely popular online event. You’ll learn surprising new stories and gain intriguing knowledge not included in a traditional gin tasting session.

“We had a wonderful Gin & Typography session with Sarah Hyndman as a ‘virtual’ social event for a pan-European team. Over 50 employees with partners joined, through zoom, for an entertaining couple of hours where we journeyed through history in an unusual and engaging way. Sarah runs a magnificent workshop that captures peoples imagination and somehow immerses everyone in the whole experience. We were looking for an experience that would really detach us for work and help us to reconnect with each other again. Bravo Sarah .. it was such a hit.” Jon Parker, Illumina

“BRILLIANT evening in the (virtual) company of Sarah Hyndman who took us through the relationship & history between gin & typography—as well as the mixing of sight, sound, smell, taste & feel. Quite excellent & inspiring” Stuart.

This is based on a live event created for the London Design Festival in 2018.

Suitable for all, with an option for non-drinkers.

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Virtual pub sign crawl
Do you judge a pub by its sign or a beer by its label?
With easy-to-source BYO menu

“The event is genius” Garry

This event can be customised to feature pub signs from your local area and there’s an option for a fun pub quiz at the end.

Join Sarah for a live and interactive evening on Zoom as she takes you on a journey with a selection of pub signs and tells you the stories behind them so you can discover whether you judge a pub by its sign or a drink by its label.

Drink along with your usual beverage of choice, or you can sample drinks and snacks that have been paired with each pub sign to immerse you in the experience. You’ll receive a BYO menu of easy-to-source drink and snack suggestions to purchase in advance.

“If you’ve been itching for a trip to the pub, this might be the next best thing” Design Week.

Suitable for all, with an option for non-drinkers.

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Decoding type trends (semiotics)
Update your knowledge and future-proof your typeface-selection skills

“That was totally dope. Insightful. Articulate. Entertaining. Super impressed” Nic

New Year social
Why not add a cocktail or a glass of fizzy and turn this into a New Year social event? Extra time can be added at the end for everybody to socialise online over a drink.

Learn how to decode the typography of everyday products. What does it reveal about changing moods and attitudes over the last five years? How does it motivate your decisions? How can you future-proof your typographic choices?

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