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College Court awarded SILVER at VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2020!

The VisitEngland Awards, which celebrated their 30th anniversary last year, champion the very best of the country’s tourism industry, celebrating quality, innovation and best practice. This year, the programme aligned with 18 local competitions around the country, with winners automatically put forward for the national awards.…

Illuminating Open Air Experience will be on offer at Coombe Abbey this Christmas

A spectacular seasonal light show is set to illuminate a beautiful Coventry park to help celebrate the Christmas period. The magical light trail is heading to Coombe Abbey Park and will help to herald in the festive season. A joint venture between Coombe Abbey Hotel, Luminate and Coventry City Council, the brand-new special event is set to run from November 25 to December 23.…

Venues of Excellence and Academic Venue Solutions announce business collaboration for members

UK Consortia Venues of Excellence (VoE) and Academic Venue Solutions (AVS) have announced a new business collaboration for members, as venues in both memberships continue to reopen their businesses after the COVID-19 lockdown. The events industry has been hugely impacted during the lockdown, and as restrictions slowly ease, both consortia recognised the challenges their members faces over the next 18 months to re-establish themselves within the hospitality sector as leading venues to host conferences, meetings and events.…

High interest in event bookings at Gloucester Rugby attributed to location and safety measures

Gloucester Rugby is seeing a high level of confirmations from September onwards for events. Venue car-parking, location and investment in safety and security measures are key reasons clients have chosen to switch to the stadium. New business, which includes bookings from finance, pharmaceutical, emergency services, construction and the local authority, ranges in size but meets both government and venue policies on social distancing.…

WE’RE BACK! 01.09.20 – Conference Aston announces its reopening date

Following the Prime Minister’s recent announcement, Conference Aston are delighted to have a reopening date for their meeting and training venue in Birmingham City Centre. The venue will reopen on 1st September 2020 for events up to 30 people and we’ll continue the preparations to reopen fully for larger events from 1st October.…

College Court makes national finalist at VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2020!

The VisitEngland Awards, which celebrated their 30th anniversary last year, champion the very best of the country’s tourism industry, celebrating quality, innovation and best practice. This year, the programme aligned with 18 local competitions around the country, with winners automatically put forward for the national awards.…