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An Interview with Lisa Lernoux-Dock at Cliveden House

Lisa Lernoux-Dock is the MICE Sales Director at Iconic Luxury Hotels which includes Cliveden House ETV: Great news that events are now beginning to opening up in October, what does this mean to Iconic Luxury Hotels?  We’ve always had a fantastic team spirit at Iconic Luxury Hotels and we’ve all bounced back[…]

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It's official: the Government wants you to play croquet!

Let us explain… Of course, croquet isn’t the only game the Government is happy for you to play in these Covid-19 times – click here and scroll down – but it’s surely one of the most fun and quintessentially English options open to you, but then we would say that,[…]

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Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons has reopened it doors!

On Tuesday 14th July Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons reopened its doors and, to make the day even more special, it was Bastille Day! Raymond and the team could not be happier to welcome you back to our 15th-century manor in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, where joy, celebration[…]

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The Reading Room at The Roseate Reading is opening its doors

Greetings from The Roseate Reading. When you book a stay at any of our hotels, be assured that we are doing everything we can to have the accommodation ready for you. We are closely monitoring the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local[…]

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Newbury Racecourse Launch Outdoor Socially Distanced Events

With the current climate, outdoor areas and events will be the first to return within this industry and Newbury Racecourse has created specific and precise procedures to which they have the capabilities to successfully hold a safe event. The expansive space on offer is perfect to implement effective social distancing[…]

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De Vere Latimer Estate gets cooking for the local community

De Vere Latimer Estate has teamed up with their neighbour and local charity Restore Hope, to support them in their “Foodlife Dinner is served” appeal. Latimer Estate’s head Chef, Noel Bushy along with his team, have given up hundreds of hours and cooked over 1800 meals to assist the charity,[…]

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Preparing for our Future: Pharmaceutical Meetings & Hotels

Teaming up with Martin Haymes, Director of Sales Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow, Patrick Wimble, Lightbulb Consulting (reporting on STR European Hotels update) and Simon Beard, Compliant Venues, Exclusively Thames Valley’s Founder, Maxine MacPherson facilitated a webinar with corporate direct event planners to look at the future of pharmaceutical meetings &[…]

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How to Party like it's Spring/Summer 2020!

Time certainly is flying and here we are heading rapidly towards summer, which is usually filled with weddings, drinks receptions, team-building and festival events. Whilst we don’t know when we’ll be able to get back to celebrating together in person, it’s been really heartwarming to see examples of outstanding resilience[…]

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Bespoke Dining in the Divinity School

Are you looking for a unique venue to host a small dinner? The Divinity School at the Bodleian Libraries is a spectacular room that can be hired for any special occasion. As well as its famous gothic ceiling, the Divinity School is a flexible, spacious space that can be arranged[…]

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