Dunbar Room Restaurant at The Lensbury (Teddington)
The Lensbury is proud to announce the opening of the new Dunbar Room restaurant. The Dunbar Room offers a more formal setting for evening meals throughout the week and is an alternative to the existing, casual, ground floor dining area.
The Dunbar Room offers a choice of menus – either the new three course a la carte menu or a two or three course menu of the day. Both feature locally produced, seasonal ingredients and all dishes are freshly prepared to order by the Lensbury’s own team of chefs.
The restaurant is open to residential guests and to Lensbury members. Some conference dinners may also be served in the Dunbar Room. Continue reading
Emma and Pierre from Clean the World
Following the news that Clean the World has appointed Emma Cartmell as a UK ambassador, we caught up with their chief sustainability officer and executive director for Canada and Europe, Pierre Daigneaut:
What is Clean the World?
“Clean the World is an organisation that was set up with a two part mission: to reduce the waste created by discarded soap and shampoo products; and to prevent the millions of deaths caused by hygiene related illnesses every year. We achieve this by working with hotels across the globe to collect their waste soap and shampoo products. We recycle them through a third-party tested and approved sanitization process and then we distribute the repurposed soap worldwide through non-governmental partnerships and to domestic homeless shelters.” Continue reading
Church House Westminster
This week is the 19th National Salt Awareness Week, together with other institutions such as the government, NHS and food sectors, we would like to participate in raising awareness.
Most people are aware that consuming too much salt is bad for their health, however many think that it is only a cause for concern in their later years. When actually, consuming too much salt during childhood can raise blood pressure which then tracks into adulthood and later life, increasing risk of health problems such as heart disease and stroke. Continue reading
The Meetings Show
The Meetings Show has strengthened its hosted buyer team ahead of the sixth edition of the show on 27 & 28 June 2018, with two new managers joining from fellow Centaur Media event The Business Travel Show.
Della Penfold joins as hosted buyer programme manager, with responsibility for recruitment of hosted buyers and group coordinators, after three years working on The Business Travel Show and with more than eight years’ experience in sales. Della also brings a team of four telemarketers to work on The Meetings Show, in the lead-up to this year’s event. Continue reading
Rope Access Technician Rob Tucker at Cheddar Gorge & Caves
A team of rope access technicians are undertaking a radical spring clean at Cheddar Gorge in Somerset.
A total of 15 are taking part in the £100,000 programme which aims to clear loose rock, vegetation and invasive plant and tree species from the iconic landmark.
The six-week programme will involve around 37,500 square metres of rock face and is the largest clearance and conservation procedure in years.
The team are also using mesh and wire to stabilise and tie back areas of the rock face to protect people, vehicles and buildings within and around the Gorge as well as inserting monitoring studs into parts of rock which will provide data on rock stability and movement. Continue reading
Katie and Veronika at Church House Westminster
Church House Westminster has recently welcomed two new team members to its events and marketing teams.
Katie Housego has joined the team as an Events Coordinator, having graduated from Winchester University with a degree in Event Management and Drama, bringing with her a passion for events. In her role, she will work across the event planning portfolio providing end to end service to our clients and enhancing our reputation for providing first class event support and delivery.
Church House has also strengthened its sales and marketing team with Veronika Kabrun who has been appointed as Sales and Marketing Assistant. Continue reading
The importance of venues with a strong brand alignment is becoming increasingly popular among event organisers according to a report by Twickenham Experience Limited released today. The paper reports on the outcomes of a focus group consisting of both agency staff and corporate brands and business, run by Twickenham Experience Limited in partnership with The Live Group. Continue reading
The Royal Horticultural Halls
With the ever-increasing popularity of Asian cuisine whether it’s live street food or fine dining, the Royal Horticultural Halls launches its accredited caterer list to cover the hottest aspects of this vibrant continent.
Lorraine Thorne, venue sales manager said “It’s important to us that we can offer clients the best suppliers in every way. Our new list ensures that we can deliver a variety of authentic Asian dishes for every style of event from exhibitions and conferences to weddings and parties.” Continue reading
Sundial Group’s Northamptonshire hotel, Highgate House, has won two Silver awards at the 2018 Meeting and Incentive Travel (M&IT) Industry Awards.
Held on Friday 2nd March at Battersea Evolution in London, the M&IT Awards are recognised as the Oscars of the meetings industry and are voted for entirely by customers.
Family-owned and run, Highgate House scooped Silver in two highly competitive categories, for Best UK Management Training Centre and Best Value for Money Conference Venue. Continue reading
The Lensbury Conference Team is proud to announce the introduction of a new snack offering for meeting delegates. The traditional coffee stations have been given a new twist with the addition of some different choices.
Full jars of luxury cookies and alternative snacks too of Bombay mix, wasabi crackers and mixed seeds, which can be dispensed into small take away containers. Research shows that eating wasabi promotes reproduction of brain cells, improving memory and learning ability. It is proving a big hit with trainers and delegates. Continue reading