24 July 2014

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  • National Theatre pop up - Venues & Events NewsNew pop-up space at National Theatre

    Bookings are now being taken for events at the Southbank venue’s Temporary Theatre. Formerly The Shed, the space will be available to hire from 15 September 2014 until 28 February next year.

  • The London Kitchen - weddings - Venues & Events NewsThe London Kitchen wins new contract

    The catering company has been awarded the contract at the Serpentine Gallery’s summer pavilion café. The venue will be open from 26 June until 18 October. Offerings include gourmet tea and coffee and cakes.

  • Caravan - Venues & Events NewsThe Deck launches new events campaign

    Noticing an increase in morning bookings, The Deck has launched London Breakfast Meetings Week. Taking place from 6 to 10 October, the campaign is designed to highlight the benefits of doing business early.

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  •  - Venues & Events NewsCutlers’ Hall head chef honoured

    While hosting the 378th annual Feast Sheffield, the venue’s head chef, Jamie Whiteley, received a World Master Chefs Society medal. The event celebrates the skills and promise of industry professionals.

  • sandown park - Venues & Events NewsSummer offers from The Jockey Club

    Epsom Downs, Sandown Park and Kempton Park are laying on treats at events held this summer. Ice cream breaks and complimentary Pimms receptions can be arranged, as well as summer barbecues.

  • Sopwell House - Venues & Events NewsSopwell House upgrades its coffee breaks

    Six fresh alternatives to the standard tea and coffee break are now included in the £76pp DDR at the Hertfordshire country house. Choose from options including a fruity Health Kick or summery Gelato.

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Interview: V&E meets Michael Eavis

The V&E team met Glastonbury festival's legendary founder for a site tour and a chat. We talked about what changes the team made in the run-up to this summer's event and why it remains the hottest ticket in the UK festival calendar.


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The pick of heavenly hampers - for Christmas and beyond


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From intimate dinners to 1,000-cover banquets

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Desk-side dining, from sushi to sandwiches


  • Smart Hospitality - Venues & Events NewsSmart Group's new hospitality brand

    The event company has launched Smart Experiences, a new hospitality brand providing packages at some of the UK’s biggest sporting events. The first packages were launched at Royal Ascot in June this year.

  • Lord's - Venues & Events NewsLord’s launches bicentennial celebrations

    To kick start the cricket ground's 200th anniversary, Lord’s has announced that a 350-capacity marquee – located on the ground’s outfield – will be available for exclusive hire this October.

  • Gleneagles Hotel - Venues & Events NewsHospitality at the Ryder Cup 2014

    With Europe defending its trophy this autumn, Gleneagles is the chosen venue for the 2014 Ryder Cup. The biennial event will take place from 23-28 September and offers plenty of options for bookers.

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Interview: Tom Kerridge at Ascot

The V&E team dug out its finery and headed west for day two of Royal Ascot. There to meet us was Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge, who told us about cooking for people in hats and whether we’re likely to see him catering at other big events in the future.

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SwissTech Convention Center opens for business

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Switzerland has a brand new multipurpose destination for events. The SwissTech Convention Center near Lake Geneva is an ultra-modern venue, with a 3,000-capacity amphitheatre, a banqueting hall and an exhibition centre all under the same roof – its modular technology allows the configurations to change in just 15 minutes.There are also plenty of meeting rooms and two hotels on site. As you can see, its futuristic architecture is striking, too.