Monthly Archives: February 2020
26th February 2020, UK: Lime Venue Portfolio has launched Chapter III of its Beyond Food Report, this time looking at the relationship between food and mental health. The report, which continues its exploration of food within the events industry, is produced in partnership with BCD Meetings & Events and once again includes empirical evidence, expert […]
Two of the UK’s most successful indie rock bands will be headlining a brand new summer festival at Longleat. Taking place on Saturday, 4th July – Sunday, 5th July, ‘Longleat Live – The Festival with Bite’ will feature sets from The Wombats and Razorlight, plus other live music acts as well as cooking demonstrations from […]
EventCity, the largest conference, exhibition and multi-purpose venue in the North will join Foodinate in its ‘meal for meal’ concept to help fight food poverty and homelessness in Manchester. EventCity has announced an exciting new partnership with multi-award-winning social enterprise, Foodinate, working hand in hand to help fight food poverty and homelessness in the Manchester community.
Award-winning photographer, author, cameraman, conservationist and TV presenter Simon King OBE will be sharing amazing stories of his experiences with African wildlife in a special charity evening talk at Longleat on Saturday, 29th February. ‘Killing Time’ features Simon’s tales of adventures and misadventures alongside Africa’s dynamic wildlife, as well as his observations of living harmoniously […]
17th February 2020, UK: Twickenham Executive Head Chef Tom Rhodes has announced a plant-first approach to the stadium’s match day and non-match day hospitality. The approach, which coincides with the chef’s experiment of ‘going vegan’, is part of the venue’s wider environmental policy, and the increasing demand for plant-first options within events.
Plans submitted by EventCity to build a brand new, state-of-the-art venue in TraffordCity have today been approved. The application, submitted in September 2019, proposed the creation of a bespoke events venue which would allow the business to be even more flexible when hosting conferences, exhibitions, gala dinners and meetings. The new, purpose-built facility will see […]
Longleat has released a song to help raise money for their bushfire charity appeal. Featuring a 30-strong choir made up of staff and keepers, ‘Together’ was written by a member of the Longleat team and recorded at the Cheese & Grain studio in Frome.
Following a stringent tender process consisting of 11 caterers and 4 production companies, Somerset House today launches its inaugural summer events packages for the iconic River Terrace. Luci Sorrell, business development manager said “we have made pricing simple and transparent. It is extremely quick to see what an event will cost, whilst there are plenty […]
Last night, event creating digital platform eve hosted 40 corporate event bookers at the debut ‘Dine with eve’ experience in The Vaults at RSA House, just above Embankment. Becci Thomson, head of business development said, “we are truly excited to be launching eve’s new immersive dining concept to the events industry. This idea takes the […]
5th February 2020, UK: Make Venues has promoted Simon Widgery to the role of Venue Manager for Broadway House in Westminster, London. He replaces Amanda Sutton who retired at the end of January following 38 years at the venue. Simon is also a long-standing member of the venue team, having worked at Broadway House for […]