Cricket Club events licence

New Events Licence for Cricket Club

Leicestershire County Cricket Club has been granted a new premises licence and could attract up to 19,999 people for two large scale events a year. The club says the move unlocks its potential to be […]

Dalton Pumping Station

New Quirky Wedding Venue

Dalton Pumping Station, near Murton in County Durham, has been granted approval to be turned into an unusual wedding venue. The grade II-listed structure designed by Thomas Hawksley dates back to the 1870s and comprises […]

Iscoyd Park

Glamping Plans for Iscoyd Park

The Grade II* listed Iscoyd Park wedding venue has entered plans to site 10 bells tents and yurts within its walled garden, with further proposals for a shepherd’s hut and the conversion of an old […]

Chairs set up for an event

We Need £680m

With 824,000 UK weddings in the pipeline, the industry tells ministers “support us now or the entire country loses out”. The weddings sector, paralysed by the restrictions imposed as a result of the pandemic, has […]

COVID mask with 2 wedding rings on top of it

UK Weddings Taskforce Meets with Government

The industry appointed UK Weddings Taskforce has met with government to ask for vital support for the sector. Prohibited from trading in a commercially viable form due to the restrictions since March 2020, the taskforce […]

Drive-in wedding

Drive-in Weddings

Braxted Park, Essex, helped a couple get around the 15 person limit on nuptials by facilitating a drive-in wedding. Roma Popat and Vinal Patel welcomed 200 guests in 100 cars who watched the four-hour ceremony […]

Raynham Estate pop-up yurt

Estate Plans Glampsite and Music Festival

Raynham Estate, near Fakenham in Norfolk, has applied for permission to make this year’s pop-up yurt-based glampsite a permanent fixture. Lisa Wheeler, Raynham’s events manager, said they hope to run a full season from Easter […]

Pods at White Hart Inn

Forward Thinking Pub Adds Pods

The White Hart Inn in Margaretting, Essex, has added six more dining pods to the four installed in 2018 and has been booked up ever since. The pods can hold up to five people and […]

Hoxton Hotel

Hoxton Hotel Glampsite at Eynsham Hall

For the month of August, The Hoxton hotel group set up a glamping site named Camp Hox, in the grounds of the eighteenth century Eynsham Hall. The site featured 12 fully stocked Lotus Belle tents […]

Tipi Tea Room

Hotel Diversifies with Tipi Tea Room

With their weddings and events business on hold, The Wroxeter Hotel, near Shrewsbury, has launched the Woodland Café in a tipi in its beautiful grounds. Kayleigh Owen, of the Wroxeter, said: “Covid-19 has obviously meant […]

Balbirnie House Hotel

Outdoor Dining gets Creative

Balbirnie House Hotel in Fife is planning to use its 400 acres of ground by offering guests the option to dine in outdoor ‘hygge’ style pods. The award-winning hotel and wedding venue’s two traditional dining […]