Periwinkle

Ask Periwinkle

28th February 2018

Rural business entrepreneur Periwinkle shares his decades of experience in making money from people outdoors Dear Periwinkle, My husband and I run a wedding venue business and would like to add some ‘props’ we can […]

Freedomes
Events Products

Marquees

28th February 2018

A product showcase with a difference; see first hand how these event marquees were put to use  Company: TentStyle Website: www.tentstyle.co.uk Telephone: 01403 333135 Name of event: Winter Ball. Description of event: Fundraising Winter Ball […]

People with hands in the air
Events: Know How

Event Volunteers

28th February 2018

How to recruit, train and motivate volunteers staff, with Nick Eade and Katie Radley The event management industry is changing dramatically and becoming standardised rapidly, particularly in the last decade. The overwhelming majority of academics […]

Events: Know How

Procurement

28th February 2018

Are we just talking about the process of buying, or is ‘procurement’ a rather more detailed function? John Radford discusses From a business perspective, procurement is not the same as purchasing. Procurement deals with the […]

Riverhill ice skating at Christmas event
Events: Case Studies

Riverhill at Christmas

28th February 2018

A mini ‘immersive’ Alpine experience at the Riverhill Estate, Kent, complete with ice rink, reindeer and party tent In order to increase revenue to cover staffing costs for the Spring/Summer season, the Riverhill Estate’s Himalayan […]

Acorus, pathway through forest
Glamping: Know How

Professional Services Advice

28th February 2018

Advice from professional service suppliers to glampsites Advice from: James Whilding, rural planning director, Acorus Specialism: Rural planning Contact: 01392 873900 / james.whilding@acorus.co.uk What is the planning climate like for landowners looking to diversify into […]

Farm Business Innovation Show
Glamping units
Glamping: Know How

Introducing… Franchises

27th February 2018

Two glamping franchise opportunities for landowners to ponder Wigwam Holidays 0131 450 7126 www.wigwamholidays.com Introduce the franchise opportunity: To come on-board, there is a one-off franchise fee, a minimum order of cabins and a commission […]

Glamping night time
Glamping: Know How

All Weather Glamping

27th February 2018

Quality Unearthed’s Tim Rees explains why ‘seasonality’ is the new buzz word in glamping Winter – not a time of year you’d automatically associate with sleeping in the great British outdoors. But think again! What […]

Fair Farm Hideaway
Glamping: Case Studies

Fair Farm Hideaway

27th February 2018

An adults-only glampsite with lakeside views in bespoke shepherd hut accommodation Proud of its farming background, the Watchorn family has created a glampsite that echoes its heritage. Nine shepherd huts are positioned around landscaped lakes […]

Tunnel of Light from Blachere Illumination
Function Venue Products

OAB Loves… Lighting

27th February 2018

Illuminated wonders for your venue WE LOVE… The Tunnel of Light from Blachere Illumination WHY? At 45m long at its max with 57,400 computer controlled RGB LEDs, the ‘Tunnel of Light’ can be hired or […]