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Venues & Events

Medieval friary plays host to new event spaces

Cookery School at Blackfriars
A former medieval friary in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne has opened a series of exciting new event spaces for corporate and private events within its 13th century buildings.
The team who have run Blackfriars Restaurant and Banquet Hall for 15 years have completed the ambitious scheme to renovate empty several areas of the historic venue.


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Gourmet Fish and Chips on the menu for delegates at Butlin’s with opening of two new restaurants

Butlin’s has announced the addition of two new restaurants to their offering with the opening of ‘Butlin’s Traditional Fish and Chips’ at both Bognor Regis and Minehead. The openings form part of a multi-million pound investment across the brand’s three coastal resorts and demonstrates Butlin’s ongoing commitment to developing a quality conference and events offering at a competitive price.

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US event buyers experience Historic Royal Palaces as part of The eVent: The UK Summit

Tower of London gala dinner
As part of The eVent: The UK Summit 2017, independent charity Historic Royal Palaces partnered with London & Partners and 2B UK to devise a four-day event programme for US buyers across five of its palaces.
The Tower of London hosted the main Gala dinner for the summit on Saturday 29th July, welcoming 20 North American buyers plus suppliers.


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Central Hall Westminster to host final of world's largest football gaming event

Central Hall Westminster
Central Hall Westminster has announced that it has been chosen to host the long-awaited final of the FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC17) for the first time, taking place from 16th to 18th August 2017.
Millions of virtual footballers all over the world have been taking part in the ‘Road to London 2017’ qualifying rounds to secure one of just 32 seats in the Grand Final heats taking place at Central Hall.


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