William Yeoward reveals all his expert secrets for planning wonderful parties to ensure you throw a soiree your guests will never forget. Starting with a section on etiquette, he shows you how to put together the perfect invitation thereby ensuring your evening gets off to the smoothest of starts. Then William addresses table settings, offering a variety of ideas to impress any guest. With advice on picking the right flowers, what glasses to use, choosing a colour scheme and more, all the important details that go into the perfect table setting are included. The food section has menu ideas for a variety of occasions including a child's birthday, a rustic picnic and a Christmas feast, plus delicious recipes to tempt the taste buds. A special occasion wouldn't be complete without fine wine and drinks so follow William's advice on wine and food pairing to bring some sophistication to your dinner party. Finally, William provides inspirational themes for a party, including concepts for formal entertaining, outdoor gatherings, winter get-togethers and tea parties that will make your event extra special.