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
16th December 19, UK: Members of the Birmingham and Midlands region’s meetings and events industry met up last week at the official launch of CHS Birmingham, which takes place for the first time in October 2020. The CHS Group, alongside its partners, ICC Birmingham, welcomed both venues, support services and event organisers for a casual reception and Q&A session.
The event was a chance for the CHS Group to officially ‘Unwrap’ the event, which is being called an early Christmas present for the region. Emma Cartmell, CHS Group CEO and Ian Taylor, NEC Group Venue Sales Director – Conventions and Exhibitions, discussed what the event could mean for the region, and what visitors should expect when it opens 27th October 2020.
“We’re calling CHS Birmingham the event this region deserves, and the fact that we had nearly 100 people from the meetings and events industry attend our little ‘Unwrapping’, just goes to show how big an appetite there is for a show like this,” commented Emma. “We’ve already got some amazing support, none more so than through the ICC Birmingham; we’re a momentum business, and we’re already incredibly excited about the show we have planned next Autumn.”
An appeal for odd socks to help keep a family of chipmunks warm over Christmas has left keepers at Longleat overwhelmed by people’s generosity.
Keepers at the Wiltshire wildlife attraction had issued a request for old socks for their chipmunks who use them as sleeping quarters and places to store their food. Continue reading
Longleat’s newest arrivals made the most of a break in the winter weather to explore their outdoor enclosure – complete with mounds of leaves filled with tasty treats created by their keepers.
The endangered Amur tiger cubs – the world’s largest big cats – have been exploring their main enclosure for the first time at the Wiltshire Safari Park. Continue reading
Situated on two floors of RSA House (The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) Rawthmells is at 7-9 Adam Street WC1. Open to those requiring a central London ad-hoc meeting space, it comfortably seats up to 12 people in one area or 75 people in the largest room. The space allows for plenty of privacy with impeccable food and drinks, without the club membership requirements*. Continue reading
Saturday 30th November saw the opening of Chobham Adventure Farm’s Christmas extravaganza for 2019. In only its second year, the two-hour immersive experience welcomed over 500 guests on its first weekend all of whom were thoroughly indulged in Christmas spirit whilst learning how to become a true Elf helper and assisting with festive chores in time for the big day. Continue reading
2nd December 19, UK: The CHS Group has announced further details of CHS Birmingham and is promising the meetings, hospitality and events community, across the region, ‘the event it deserves’ next October. The event organisers are working closely with the event companies across the city region, including the show’s Founding Partner ICC Birmingham. Continue reading
– Industry Association Celebrates the Best of Outdoor Events –
28th November 19, UK: Geoff Ellis, CEO, DF Concerts & Events and Gill Tee, Managing Director, Entertee Events both picked up honour recognition at the Annual NOEA awards last night. The event, that recognised the very best of event companies, support services and people, also saw Exclusive Ballooning pick up the Event of the Year Award for its Sky Safari.
Also, amongst the individual awards was Brad Lister from Glastonbury Abbey, who was awarded Event Organiser of the Year, while the team at English Heritage Events were awarded the Event Team of the Year Award. Within the festival category, Large Festival of the Year Award went to Victorious Festival, with Small Festival of the Year going to the Underneath the Stars Festival. Continue reading
19th November 19, UK: the eastside rooms is sharing details of its new state-of-the-art conference and events venue with international buyers, for the very first time this week. The venue, which will open its doors in spring 2020, is now taking bookings for meetings and events, and will be showcasing what is set to become one of the most exciting event spaces in Birmingham, UK. Continue reading
After much consideration, the prestigious Westminster venue has re-tendered its list of Entertainment and Creative Programming suppliers, with a focus on providing its broad client base with extensive creative choice and variety alongside bespoke event planning. Seven companies have made this new list, which now offers everything from circus performances to food trikes. These companies are: Velvet Entertainment, Uptown Events, Prelude Entertainment, Heaps & Stacks Creative, Stormont London Entertainment, Cirque Bijou Entertainment and Ideas Box Unique Eat Tricycles. This new and exciting list will enable clients to truly bring their imaginations to life, whether they are planning a corporate event, a charity fundraiser or a magical wedding in the unique central London period venue. Continue reading