Work has today officially begun on the new multi-million pound Sandy Park Hotel.
The state-of-the-art hotel is the next stage in the development plans of Exeter’s award-winning Sandy Park complex, which is home to Gallagher Premiership Rugby club Exeter Chiefs, and the region’s premier Conference & Banqueting venue. Continue reading
This Friday will see the inaugural Workshops & Workouts event hosted by digital platform eve, which launched last year. Taking place at the OXO2 on the Southbank, organisers will enjoy a session of disco yoga with Yogi Sarah Hunt before enjoying a sustainable and healthy vegan breakfast by caterers CH&CO. The workshop will be hosted by celebrity nutritionist Amanda Ursell who will discuss the latest plant-based trends, the importance of gut health and sustainable tricks organisers can use at home and at their own events. Continue reading
The Hairy Bikers and James Martin will be gracing the culinary stage during the July weekend, at Longleat’s fourth annual food festival. The celebrity chefs will be cooking culinary delights before your very eyes, answering questions and providing tips to help at home.
You’re likely to work up an appetite, so there’s plenty of delicious food stalls for you to browse, along with funfair entertainment to amuse all ages. Continue reading
Koala keepers from Longleat are on their way to Australia to help with the ongoing wildlife emergency caused by the devastating bushfires.
Two specialist keepers from the Wiltshire safari park with experience of working with koalas and wombats are flying to South Australia to assist with the wildlife rescue operation.
Longleat is the only zoological collection in Europe to look after southern koalas, and is part of a long term partnership with the South Australia Government and Cleland Wildlife Park, in the Adelaide Hills, to support research and conservation programmes for wild koalas. Continue reading
As we delve further into January, Christmas almost seems like a distant memory, but for our events team Christmas 2019 is one that won’t be forgotten in a hurry!
Catering for almost 3,500 people across eight nights, 2019 proved to be a record-breaking year for us in terms of Christmas parties, and we’re hoping that 2020 will be even bigger and better. Continue reading
The Royal Horticultural Halls in the heart of Westminster, welcomes Rhiân Pressley to its in-house team, as Venue Sales Manager. Pressley takes over the coveted position this month from previous incumbent, Lorraine Thorne.
Rhiân is no stranger to the RHH, having worked on the Sales Team from December 2016 to June 2018, latterly alongside Lorraine. In June 2018, she moved to The Royal Horticultural Society’s Special Events Team, where she managed their flagship Gala and preview evenings. During her tenure, guest numbers were in excess of 5,000 per annum. Continue reading
Longleat officially welcomed its millionth visitor this week (Monday, 30th December).
The 2019 milestone was achieved with the arrival of Dave and Katrina Jackson and their sons Bodhie, aged five, and Lachlan, aged three, from Watchet in Somerset to the Wiltshire visitor attraction. Continue reading
A pair of cute porcupines, which bear an uncanny resemblance to the niffler from ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, are captivating keepers at Longleat with their amusing antics.
Female prehensile-tailed porcupines, Pumpkin and Squash, are both less than a year old. They recently arrived at the Wiltshire Safari Park from separate collections in Switzerland and the Czech Republic. Continue reading
18th December 19, UK: The CHS Group has announced the arrival of three new senior team members, as the business continues to grow in line with its ambitious new strategy. #teamCHS is delighted to announce the arrival Roxanna Malik as Operations Manager, Rebecca Stenson as Marketing Manager, and Debbie Walker as Business Development Manager to the team. Continue reading
18th December 19, UK: Lime Venue Portfolio has pledged its support to FareShare, the UK’s largest charity fighting hunger and food waste as part of its ongoing CSR commitments including tackling food waste.
FareShare redistributes surplus food to local charities, who then turn it into meals for less fortunate or vulnerable groups. Continue reading