Longleat Safari Park
Longleat is enlisting the help of a group of feathered performers to bring the spirit of Christmas thrillingly to life for younger visitors.
The Wiltshire attraction, which is currently hosting its giant outdoor Festival of Light celebrations, has also launched an interactive storytelling experience featuring flying owls.
‘A Flight Before Christmas’ mixes the magic of storytelling with the aerial grace and agility of a group of native owl species; including tawny, barn and eagle owls to create a truly unforgettable festive event. Continue reading
Venues of Excellence’s Holywell Park
Just a few days after winning gold at the Leicestershire promotions Tourism and Hospitality Awards for Best Team, Holywell Park has joined Venues of Excellence.
Holywell Park, which is part of the Imago Venues’ portfolio, will be Venues of Excellence’s 40th member – marking a significant landmark in the nationwide collection’s growth plans.
Venues of Excellence, Executive Director, Mandy Jennings comments: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Holywell Park as our 40th member. Continue reading
Simon Clayton, Chief Ideas Officer at RefTech
A free white paper explaining GDPR and its application within the events industry has been published by RefTech – a leading supplier of event technology.
The white paper ‘Get ready for GDPR: Your events management strategy’ has been created to help organisations working in the events industry and has specific advice relating to how the industry stores and uses data for event registration and marketing purposes. The paper explains the compliance process and sets out a framework of questions for organises to use to create their own strategy.
Simon Clayton, chief ideas officer RefTech and GDPR Certified Practitioner said: “GDPR is our once in a lifetime opportunity to do the right thing; for organisations to review how they collect, store and use personal data because they have a responsibly to the people whose data they use. Continue reading
Deer Park Country House Hotel
To celebrate winning GOLD for the Venue & Business Tourism Award in the Visit Devon Tourism Awards, Deer Park Country House Hotel are offering a very special rate for Conferences booked for January and February 2018!
– £10 off their Day Delegate Rate – now just £40
– £35 off their 24hr Rate – now just £150
– Plus….. book more than 10 delegates on either package and get one more free.
– And for the person booking… a bottle of scrumptious Deer Park Gin! Continue reading
Highgate House and Woodside Join Venues of Excellence
Highgate House in Northamptonshire and Woodside in Warwickshire have joined the prestigious consortium, Venues of Excellence.
The Sundial Group hotels join 37 other venues in the leading collection of exceptional venues delivering excellence in conferences, training and events in the UK.
In order to become a member of the consortium, Highgate House and Woodside were required to meet stringent criteria in terms of quality, facilities, accommodation and customer care, and have been recognised for delivering an exceptional experience in meetings and events. Continue reading
Jon Snow hosting the Political Studies Association Awards at Church House Westminster
The Political Studies Association once again chose the Westminster venue to host their annual Awards Dinner and Ceremony last Tuesday 5th December.
Hosted by Channel 4 News presenter, Jon Snow, the PSA awards are an occasion to recognise exceptional contributions to politics in 2017. Founded in 1950, the Political Studies Association is open to everyone interested in the study of politics and has an international membership including academics, policy-makers and the media.
With an aim to promote the study and understanding of politics, the PSA arrange two main annual events – the awards and an international conference. Continuing to grow in prominence, the awards were held at Church House for the seventh year running and successfully attracted over 200 guests. Continue reading
Merlin Events’ London Dungeon
After the success of the ‘London Dungeon Lates’ evenings, Merlin Events brings them back in full force for 2018. The incentive from the Merlin team gives event buyers something truly unique by offering a journey through the dark streets of London’s past.
Michael Aldridge, general manager, Merlin Events said
“The Lates evenings offer corporate guests a quirky after-hours incentive to impact on all the senses, it’s a great night out!” Continue reading
Rockingham Motor Speedway
Now an annual date in the Rockingham calendar, the 2018 Junior Open Practice Day will be held at the Northamptonshire circuit on Sunday, February 11.
Exclusive to junior race licence holders, the event provides the perfect opportunity for the next generation of racing drivers to get behind the wheel for some pre-season practice before the new motorsport season starts in March. Continue reading
Church House Westminster
Church House Westminster have launched their first ever digital advent calendar with lots of prizes to be won, get involved for some festive fun!
From the 1st December there will be the chance to win daily prizes throughout the week including vouchers, chocolate, alcohol and other Christmas goodies.
Take part with the hashtag #churchhouseadvent and make sure you are following the below social media accounts for further information on how to enter the daily competitions! Continue reading
Rockingham Motor Speedway
The Rockingham Stages return for an incredible 14th consecutive season next weekend (December 9/10) with the rally providing the traditional finale to a fantastic year of motorsport at the Northamptonshire circuit.
Joint organisers Thame Motorsport Club and Middlesex County Automobile Club utilise every inch of the venue, including the access roads, tunnels, pit lanes and paddock area as well as the in-field circuit and banked oval, to provide more than 90 miles of competitive motoring over 12 stages. Continue reading