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Function Venues: Know How

Interiors Advice

24th January 2018

Interior designer Nikkita Palmer explains the impact of personal, immersive and ‘nature’ themed celebrations on the choice of style and décor for weddings in 2018 With the launch of our wedding and event prop hire […]

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Function Venues: Know How

More than a Wedding

24th January 2018

How hosting pre- and post-wedding events can boost your revenue with inspiration from Kelly Chandler Luxury weddings, often with a very international client base, have long been hosting ‘wedding weekends’ or celebrations lasting more than […]

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Function Venues: Know How

What’s Your Market?

24th January 2018

How to define and market to your target market with Isabel Smith If you’ve ever read anything I have written, heard me speak at any event or met me (even in passing) you will know […]

Crockwell Farm
Function Venues: Case Studies

Crockwell Business

24th January 2018

An award winning wedding venue, Crockwell Farm has extended its functions offering to corporate clientele Having cornered the market in weddings, the family team at Crockwell Farm launched into the business market, offering an idyllic […]

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Working with Wedding Planners

4th January 2018

Kelly Chandler explains how independent planners work and their benefits to your venue business It might come as no surprise that I’m keen to encourage more venues to work with independent planners. I see the […]

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Preferred Supplier Lists

4th January 2018

Collating an on-brand, reputable and profitable supplier list for an all round win When running an outdoor venue, you may not have the facilities that your local hotel wedding venue does – you know, the […]

Farm Business Innovation Show
Function Venues: Case Studies

Huntley Wood

2nd November 2017

Centrally located, the three woodland venues that make up Huntley Woods cater for corporate and private events of all scales. Since buying the former quarry in 2010, Robert Corlett and his team have transformed it […]

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An Insider’s Guide to Wedding Spend

25th September 2017

Kelly Chandler explains the importance of finding out a couple’s budget Do you feel you sometimes don’t quite get it spot-on for your wedding clients? Or are you not getting the right weddings for your […]

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Function Venues: Know How

Going the Extra Mile

25th September 2017

Strive to provide first class customer service and reap the rewards down the line says Isabel Smith All businesses ultimately want lots of bookings and happy clients. Not only for our own satisfaction (and revenue […]

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Ceridwen Centre

23rd September 2017

A multiple award winning wedding and glamping venue with eco ethics Simone and Roger Broome have transformed their small Welsh farm into a multi-use venue that can operate whatever the weather. Weddings make up 50% […]