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Tips on Choosing a Venue for your Event

Choosing the right venue for your event is a crucial decision that can significantly impact the overall success of the occasion. It can be very easy to fall into the trap of picking an old favourite or trying to shoehorn an event into a venue that you have fallen in love with. However, it can pay…

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Tips on Choosing a Destination for your Event

When it comes to choosing a destination for your event, it can be a labyrinth. In this blog, we breakdown the decision-making process into bitesize pieces: Event Objectives Before determining where your event is to take place, decide what your objectives are; What is the purpose of you event? Is it…

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Your Guide to Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue in Cambridge

If you're thinking about getting married, renewing your vows, or seeking a beautiful setting to celebrate your partnership, our enchanting city of Cambridge might just be the backdrop you've been dreaming of for your special day. With historic charm, picturesque landscapes, and a blend of modern and…

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Creating Sustainable Events

Questions of sustainability have been reverberating through the events industry for the last few years. How do you find a sustainable venue? How can we effectively manage and reduce event waste? What does a sustainable event look like? We know that our industry is adaptive, forward-thinking, and…

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Tips for Successful Events - Aims and Objectives

Events deliver on so many levels, people enjoy meeting face-to-face, they like and want experiences but as an organiser, how can you ensure that your event is going to deliver for everyone involved? In our blog series, Tips for Successful Events, we look at the stages of an event, from your reasons…

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Innovative Alternatives to Goody Bags

With sustainability at the forefront of everyone's mind, we decided to rethink the whole goody bag ritual at events. It is often a waste of budget to include items just for the sake of it, especially if they’re going to end up in landfill. Are goody bags necessary at all? Could we find other ways to…

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Top Tips for Planning the Office Christmas Party

If you find yourself in charge of planning the upcoming work Christmas party or you’ve been asked to help out, you're probably already aware of the challenge ahead: securing an excellent venue; choosing a menu that meets everyone’s dietary requirements; arranging captivating entertainment and all…

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Christmas in Cambridge – Find Your Office Party Venue

If you've been tasked with organising your office's upcoming festive party, we're here to help you find the perfect venue! Whether you're planning a celebration for Christmas, Diwali, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or Bodhi Day, and whether you're in search of a formal sit-down meal or a more casual dining…

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Cambridge’s Animals

Whether its four legged or feathered, Cambridge has an abundance of connections with animals of all types, we checked out some of the stories associated with our venues and the city. Here’s our top 6… Ducks Emmanuel College is the only Cambridge College with its own fish-pond which is also home to…

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A Summer Stay in Cambridge

Cambridge is one of the UK's best small cities, whatever time of year you visit, there's something for everyone and summer is no exception. With over seven square miles of green public space and all completely walkable, it's a city where you can get out and about to discover a rich cultural…

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