I was lucky enough to attend an Acer event over at Spencer House during the Olympics 2012. After worrying about being lost in a sea of tourists and traffic jams, it turned out to be a relatively calm and altogether well organised journey into Green Park, full of colourful pink and purple volunteers telling us to smile and keep moving.
The sun was shining and my mood was already elevated before reaching Spencer House but boy oh boy, did I feel like the cat that got the cream when we entered!?
There were staff in full livery to greet us and take our coats (it was a hot day so I didn’t have one but I did let them take my book just for the novelty of it), more impeccably dressed staff to escort us to the terrace area and more on call to bring refreshments and nibbles. We received a fantastic talk pertaining to the history of the House, which was originally built as a ‘temple of love’ and was the scene of many extravagant parties and banquets.
We received a rather fetching ‘banquet’ of our own, courtesy of the Acer team, after having a look at some of their newest laptops, desktops and tablets.
The meal was amazing and with the intricately restored surroundings you could easily find yourself imagining yourself in Downton Abbey, if like me you happen to be slightly obsessed with the ITV series. Here are a few pictures from the day. Spencer House is open to the public on Sunday’s. I would hugely recommend popping down and taking a look around one of the few remaining London Palaces whilst you can!