Brain food: We'd love that job - Party organiser - Peregrine Armstrong-Jones, Bentley's Entertainments

What do you do? My company runs more than 350 parties a year, ranging from private parties and weddings to company bashes. I was in Barbados last December for a 40th birthday and I've travelled to Paris, Russia and Morocco to facilitate parties. I create the reality of the picture that someone has in their head of their own event. I'm involved in the design, the organisation and the execution on the night - everything from the invitation, the menus, the cabaret, the lighting and flowers. I was honoured to be asked by Victoria Beckham to organise her wedding - that took 18 months to prepare.

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

How did you get the job? I'm from Snowdonia and always planned to live there and farm, but my training was interrupted when a friend asked me to assist him with his mobile disco. I was hooked. I got a job as a production manager at a video company, then I worked in Sydney for six months. I wanted to start my own company, and in 1984 I launched Bentley's Entertainments.

Does reality match the dream? Yes, it does, because it gives me the opportunity to meet people I'd never meet in everyday life. What I do is glamorous. Sometimes I wake up and think I'm really lucky to have this job because it so full of colour and I travel to some amazing locations.

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