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      The Grand Hotel Birmingham will open again this summer

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      Starwood Capital Group has confirmed that The Grand Hotel will open its doors again this summer following a restoration project to return the city centre landmark to its former glory.  The luxury hotel, a Grade II listed building, will be home to 185 rooms and suites, retaining the building’s mix of French Renaissance, Victorian and […]

      Searcys reveals no or low alcoholic pairings for diners

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      British restaurateur and events caterer Searcys has announced a new sommelier training initiative for 2020, focusing on non-alcoholic pairings to match with lunch and dinner menus. The company cites research suggests that more consumers are drinking no and low ABV drinks, seeing a £22.4 million growth with a reported 20.4% of consumers now opting for […]

      ODEON opens luxury cinema experience in north London

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      The first ODEON Luxe & Dine has opened in Islington Square in north London, offering guests a premium experience and the ability to order gourmet food and drink directly to their seat. An evolution of the existing Luxe experience and designed for grown ups, guests at the cinema can choose from a carefully created menu, […]

      Gloucester Rugby grows Christmas event revenue by 58%

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      Gloucester Rugby saw 58% increase in bookings for Christmas parties across its 2019 winter season, with 80% coming from new clients. The club says this was a direct result of changes in Gloucester Rugby’s sales strategy and positioning of the Conference & Events business.  Over the last year, Gloucester Rugby has focused on increasing the […]

      Join the Official England Rugby Dinner this February

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      The England Rugby squad are heading to Twickenham Stadium on 14 February for the Official England Rugby Dinner in aid of Injured Players Foundation. This rugby filled evening will include a number of Q&As with the players, offering an insight into what it’s like to be a part of the squad. Taking place just days […]

      Commercial event activity underpins Somerset House cultural programme

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      Somerset House generated over £2 million through its commercial events activity last year. All of these funds were invested back into supporting the upkeep of the historic site for over 3 million visitors to enjoy annually; as well as its diverse programme exploring contemporary culture. Commercial events activity is essential to Somerset House Trust, as […]

      CHECKING IN: Sopwell House

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      Located just north of London in St Albans, Sopwell House has been the subject of a £14m investment programme. And it shows. This exclusive, but warm and friendly, hotel and spa offers great facilities for business users and leisure guests – with a visit to the impressive Cottonmill Spa a must. PA Life checked in […]

      Big opportunity for sustainable suppliers at Christmas time, says BMA House

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      17% of 375 respondents to a BMA House survey of event organisers and suppliers said they send cards and gifts with no consideration for the environment, though the majority give something that is not only positive for the recipient but also the wider world, including:- ·       23% – sustainable Christmas cards ·       11% – sustainable gift ·       18% […]

      Somerset House doubles number of big brand, multi-day events

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      Somerset House has seen a significant increase in multi-day events for big brands during the first nine months of the 2019/2020 financial year, compared to the same period in 2018/2019.  Since April 2019, the venue has hosted major brands, including: Uniqlo, ASDA, Twitter, Wallpaper, Pixi Beauty, Homes & Gardens and Discovery; for large scale product […]

      Safran selects Gloucester Rugby for corporate training events

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      Gloucester Rugby has confirmed a long-term relationship with Safran for future training events. The international hi-tech aerospace company has chosen Gloucester Rugby following recent investment in the stadium as well as the venue’s dedication to meetings and events on non-match days. The new business from Safran is just one of several new recent wins for […]