The Henries Picture Gallery Is Open…

The greeting card community deserved a great big joyful party, and The Henries awards evening was certainly that as 500 publishers, retailers and trade suppliers made the most of the opportunity of getting back together to celebrate and network.

Above: All The Henries 2021 winners on stage!
Above: All The Henries 2021 winners on stage!

The photo gallery is now live containing all the glorious evidence that a good time was had by all at the event which took place last Thursday (October 7) at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London.

To view the photos and download as many as you like click here.

The photo gallery covers the whole event, from the champagne reception, the awards through to fun shots in the House of Cards photo booth.

Here’s just a flavour…

Above: Rush Design’s Ian and (centre) Lorraine Bradley with Laura Darrington at the Windles drinks reception.
Above: Rush Design’s Ian and (centre) Lorraine Bradley with Laura Darrington at the Windles drinks reception.
Above: Some of the Windles team at their pre-reception reception party.
Above: Some of the Windles team at their pre-reception reception party.

“What an unbelievably fantastic evening! It was so good to be able to celebrate alongside our industry friends in the flesh and not via a screen.

We were astounded to be nominated for a total of nine awards and so incredibly happy to win four of them! I was in the bar until 4am as I didn’t want the evening to end!” commented Claire Williams, co-owner of Paper Salad.

Above: Paper Salad’s Claire Williams (right) and Karen Wilson with House of Cards’ Miles Robinson.
Above: Paper Salad’s Claire Williams (right) and Karen Wilson with House of Cards’ Miles Robinson.
Above: Cath Tate’s Rosie Tate (left) and Amy Woodrow-Arai looking at the finalists boards (kindly produced by The Sherwood Group).
Above: Cath Tate’s Rosie Tate (left) and Amy Woodrow-Arai looking at the finalists boards (kindly produced by The Sherwood Group).
Above: AfroTouch’s Georgina Fihosy with her mum Rose Adims.
Above: AfroTouch’s Georgina Fihosy with her mum Rose Adims.

“The day after the night/morning before is always a sore one! We had such a good night thank you; 12 members of staff; Henries virgins & Henries veterans…each had a ball.

Winning one never gets old. Tom Allen was great…again. I love his references to gsm paper weight etc. He hit the perfect note!” Matt Genower, managing director of Five Dollar Shake.

Above: The Five Dollar Shakers.
Above: The Five Dollar Shakers.

“I’m absolutely over the moon with our trophy – it just means so much to us small publishers. We send a humongous thanks to those that voted – we could not be happier,” Jo Wilson, founder of Dandelion Stationery.

Above: Jo Wilson (left) with GF Smith’s Janet Stevens.
Above: Jo Wilson (left) with GF Smith’s Janet Stevens.

“What a great night!  Just about recovered from all the excitement and my three day hangover!” Rosie Harrison, owner of Rosie Made a Thing, which won two Henries awards.

Above: Rosie Harrison of Rosie Made a Thing collecting one of her trophy’s from Spring Fair’s Alison Graham, a sponsor of The Henries.
Above: Rosie Harrison of Rosie Made a Thing collecting one of her trophy’s from Spring Fair’s Alison Graham, a sponsor of The Henries.

“It really was a wonderful evening, I absolutely loved every minute of it. just what we needed after an awful 18 months!” Becky Dobson, managing director of Glick.

“What a great night it was! Everyone was so pleased to get some form of normal back again!” exclaimed Simon Wagstaff, managing director of IC&G.

Above: Simon and Ian Wagstaff, directors of IC&G with the Gold award for service.
Above: Simon and Ian Wagstaff, directors of IC&G with the Gold award for service.
Above: It was a night for boogie-ing!
Above: It was a night for boogie-ing!
Above: Fun was to be had in the House of Cards photo pod.
Above: Fun was to be had in the House of Cards photo pod.

Seen the pics, now you can watch the film of guests arriving, clearly enjoying seeing one another after so long…Click below to see the ‘We’ve missed you, Henries reunion’ footage.

Top: Bill Greeno obviously enjoying being back out partying!

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