13 Feb 2017
In the spirit of romance, we take a fond look back at some of the love stories we’ve been privileged to be part of over the years. From popping the question on the Coca-Cola London Eye to spelling out ‘will you marry me’ with bottles, these proposals show how the love of Coca-Cola just has a way of bringing people together.
Big wheel, big love
A private capsule on the Coca-Cola London Eye, gliding through the air with the Thames at sunset spread
Late last year, Coca-Cola Great Britain senior customer manager Jonathan McGowan, took on a 500km bike ride across the East African island of Madagascar, to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. The journey was difficult, eventful and life-changing, but it allowed Jonathan and a team of 28 McDonald’s senior executives, franchisees, hospitality staff, restaurant crew members and other suppliers to raise an incredible £190,000. This
It's been another incredible year at Coca-Cola, from celebrating our 130th anniversary to launching several new drinks, and meeting global sustainability targets like water replenishment. Here are just a few of our favourite #CokeJourney stories and videos from 2016.
Our 130th anniversary
We celebrated an important milestone this year – Coca-Cola’s 130th anniversary! Back in 1886, while the Statue of Liberty was still being built, the first
When Kerry Borthwick was whisked away to London for a romantic birthday weekend, she had no idea that she’d end up on the Coca-Cola London Eye. And even less idea that she’d be coming back engaged…
It was a cool, crisp Saturday evening in early December. Kerry Borthwick and her boyfriend Colin McAlpine were out enjoying the capital for the weekend. They’d arrived from Glasgow the day before, and on Friday evening Colin had surprised Kerry with tickets
It's the Christmas party of the season! Capital's Jingle Bell Ball with Coca-Cola rocked London's O2 arena at the weekend, with stella performances from Little Mix, Ellie Goulding, Calvin Harris and more. As headline sponsor, we were lucky enough to go backstage and meet some of the stars.
If you were scrolling through Twitter at the weekend you might have seen us live from the #CapitalJBB red carpet, where we were doing our best to bring the festive
On 12 November, Mumsnet will be hosting their annual Blogfest in London, which celebrates sharp writing and big ideas. Look out for the team from Coca-Cola Great Britain, who’ll be there to meet and greet guests, and showcase all there is to know about the company.
If you’re a parent then it’s more than likely you’ve heard of Mumsnet. One of the biggest online networks created ‘by parents for parents’, and visited by more than 9.4 million mums and
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Diet Coke has again partnered with Asda’s breast cancer charity Tickled Pink to raise money and awareness. Emma Gittoes, Community Manager at Asda, tells us how Diet Coke fans are contributing to the charity’s goal of raising £5m.
First up, I want to say a big thank you to everyone who’s held a Tickled Pink event, bought a Tickled Pink product or donated even a few pennies. I know it’s a cliché, but even
Next month Coca-Cola Great Britain senior customer manager, Jonathan McGowan will be ‘out of office’ for a slightly different reason. He’ll be taking on a 500km bike ride across Madagascar to raise money for Ronald McDonald Houses, a charity that means a great deal to him.
A few years ago, in a tragic turn of events, Jonathan’s six-year-old son, George, was diagnosed with a rare and life-threatening illness. It was a dark time for the family, with
7 Oct 2016
This October, Diet Coke is proud to be partnering with Tickled Pink, the charity that was launched in 1995 with the aim of raising money for and awareness of breast cancer. 58,000 limited edition 30 can Diet Coke multipacks are available exclusively in Asda and 40p from each purchase will go towards Tickled Pink. In addition, Coca-Cola 30 can multipacks and Coca-Cola Zero Sugar packs will offer the same charity donation.
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In this interview, Coca-Cola GB speaks to film director Gundeep Anand about his unusual route into filmmaking, and how he approached creating two new films for its ParkLives programme.
Gundeep, a 27-year-old filmmaker from London, will be first to admit that his journey to becoming a film director is far from traditional. From civil engineer to sports coach, he's held down a number of different jobs, but his life completely changed when he