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Venues & Events

Big Easy Bar.B.Q & Crabshack: the evolution

Big Easy Bar.B.Q & Crabshack Covent Garden interior

A new 300-cover, American Bar.B.Q restaurant and bar in Covent Garden

London's Chelsea institution, Big Easy Bar.B.Q & Crabshack will open a new restaurant in Maiden Lane in March 2014. Taking inspiration from its King’s Road sibling it will offer a serious evolution of the beloved 'crabshack’ in a more urban West End setting. The new venue will provide the most authentic, American fresh-smoked Bar.B.Q, seafood, cocktail and drinks offer in the UK. 

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The Royal College of Physicians supports Metropolitan Police dog training

Royal College of Physicians welcomes Metropolitan Police dogs support unit
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is set to welcome the Metropolitan Police dogs support unit for a number of training dates throughout March. The series of training dates will take place on a weekly basis commencing on 3rd March when the venue will welcome several teams of trainee dogs and their handlers. Donating the use of the space free of charge, the RCP team help to support the rigorous and essential training of the local police unit who will use the venue for dog search challenges outside of the venue’s usual working hours.

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The Mermaid sees 71 per cent increase in healthcare events

Newgate Suite - The Mermaid
The Mermaid Conference and Events Centre has revealed a 71 per cent increase in bookings by healthcare companies between 2012 and 2013.
Twelve per cent of the 299 events delivered in 2013 were booked by healthcare clients compared with four per cent the previous year. Conferences dominate the upsurge in bookings at the venue, particularly multiple-day events.


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iVvy Event Software Founder / CEO inducted into global network for women entrepreneurs

Lauren Hall, CEO and Founder of iVvy Pty Ltd
Lauren Hall, CEO and Founder of Australia’s next generation Event Technology cloud software iVvy Pty Ltd, was selected from 150 women to join the 544 female entrepreneurs who form the highly successful global expert network, Springboard Enterprises, a leading business accelerator for high-growth, women-led businesses.

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Medical industry exhibition quadruples at the Ricoh Arena

The UK medical device industry’s premier exhibition and conference event is quadrupling in size at the Ricoh Arena to meet a growing demand in the industry.
Med-Tech Innovation Expo 2014 caters for the £15 billion market that has grown up based on Britain’s capabilities as a centre of excellence for the research, design, development and manufacture of medical devices.


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