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The REP Celebrates International Women’s Day

Some of Birmingham’s most influential businesswomen came together this week to celebrate International Women’s Day at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. And, top of the bill for the evening was the Midlands’ very own leading lady and comedian, Josie Lawrence. Josie, a patron of the REP and one of the country’s best loved actresses, gave guests an insight to her career and her love of The REP which she attended as a child before going on to take centre stage in many REP productions.…

A Hat Trick Performance for Engineers’ House Conference Centre

Engineers’ House Conference venue in Clifton has scooped the ‘No.1 Conference Centre’ and ‘No.1 Venue Overall’ titles for the third consecutive year in BDRC Continental’s VenueVerdict Awards, presented on Friday 3rd March 2017 at Battersea Evolution in London. The only industry awards programme based entirely on the voice of the customer, the results are based on responses from event planners throughout 2016.…

Golden Jubilee staff share best practice at international peer event

An unprecedented number of trainees and staff from the Golden Jubilee have been asked to share the hospital’s best practice with peers from across the globe at the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery (SCTS) in Great Britain and Ireland’s annual conference this weekend.…

‘The Indian Influence’ free exhibition comes to Cumberland Lodge

This Spring, ‘The Indian Influence’ comes to Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park, with a new exhibition of artwork by Lancashire-born artist and designer, Samantha Buckley. The exhibition launches in March and there will be four public open mornings on Saturday 25th March, 1st April, 8th April and 4th June from 10am till 12.30pm, with free admission.…

More than just a gym

The Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel has continued to evolve as an internationally renowned Venue of Excellence with the launch of the Centre for Health and Wellbeing. Formerly known as the Beardmore Health Club, the Centre aims to build on the existing success of the facility, offering more access to services for members, delegates, the local community and staff, in line with the Scottish Government’s ambition to create a healthier Scotland.…

Cumberland Lodge opening its doors for fundraising Spring Dinner

Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park is hosting a gourmet Spring Dinner on Wednesday 19 April 2017, for members of the public to experience the building’s charm and the fine dining on offer, and to raise funds for its charitable work, which brings people together to address the causes and effects of social divisions through constructive dialogue.…

London Venue ‘Victory Services Club’ Joins Venues of Excellence

Victory Services Club has joined Venues of Excellence as its latest member, increasing the number of exceptional venues in the portfolio to 33. This venue has a rich history over 110 years. This Private Members Club has had many notable members such as Sir Winston Churchill and although the venue is steeped in history it perfectly balances this against it modern facilities.…

Lancaster Conferences joins Venues of Excellence

Lancaster Conferences joins Venues of Excellence as its latest member, increasing the number of venues in the portfolio to 34. This university campus-based venue is surrounded by 360 acres of parkland and offers conferencing for up to 800 delegates suitable for all budgets.…

Lancaster University continues to raise the bar on Food for Life journey

Lancaster University achieves prestigious Food for Life Catering Mark, a recognised industry standard, for serving fresh and healthy meals in more venues on campus than any other University in the UK. The Lounge and Café 21 on the Bailrigg campus have retained their Soil Association’s Gold Food for Life Catering Mark for serving fresh and healthy meals made with local and organic ingredients.…

EEF Venues invests in delegates’ comfort at Woodland Grange

EEF Venues has invested £300K in refurbishing all 114 bedrooms at its residential conference venue, Woodland Grange in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. Working in collaboration with local interior design consultancy, Magna Design in Burbage, and Atherstone-based Whetstone Brothers, contract furniture specialists, EEF Venues has focussed on luxury and comfort for the 24,000 guests who stay at the venue each year.…