The Belfry Hotel and Resort
Behind the Scenes

Deborah Collins

Deborah Collins, account director for corporate, entertainment, media and sport at The Belfry Hotel & Resort, shares her experiences looking after VIP guests. There is no typical day in my role at the Belfry. It […]

Lady Meditating
Entrepreneurs Chat

Amber Lort-Phillips

We talk to Wales’ Business Woman of the Year winner, Amber Lort-Phillips, about developing new business ventures at Lawrenny Estate. Working in the wellbeing industry for over three decades, Amber Lort-Phillips is a health and […]

Bronte Hall employees
Behind the Scenes

Bronte Hall

We chat to Bronte Hall about starting over post-pandemic hiring out giant tipis for weddings and events with her partner Brett Jackson. The last 18 months have been challenging, to say the least; the whole […]

Girl blowing bubbles in a field
Entrepreneurs Chat

Tom Raynham

We talk to Viscount Raynham about the diversification of his family’s estate into a multi-use venue and glamping enterprise. Tom Raynham’s grandfather (7th Marquess Townshend) lived all his life in the beautiful Raynham Hall, considered […]

Nighttime festival
Behind the Scenes

Behind the scenes with… Victoria Sigsworth

We meet Victoria, who is getting events back up and running at the glorious Harewood House and planning for the first open air production of MAMMA MIA! this summer. No two days are the same […]

Bar at Mount Druid
Entrepreneurs Chat

Adrian Murphy

We meet the man behind Mount Druid, the quirky, alternative Irish venue and glampsite. With a background in property refurbishment and lettings, Adrian Murphy was in a good position to make the most of a […]

Huts at Pinewood Park
Entrepreneurs Chat

Kerry Woodhead

After losing a business built up over 15 years, and many more battles along the way, Kerry and husband Dave have created a thriving business out of a failing caravan park. When Kerry and Dave […]

Broadlands aerial shot
Behind the Scenes

Richard Jordan-Baker

Looking after the management of the Mountbatten family’s house and collection at Broadlands, as well as PR and a growing events programme, director Richard Jordan- Baker tackles some complex issues. About Richard My name is […]

Charlie and Caroline Gladstone
Entrepreneurs Chat

Charlie Gladstone

Practising what he preaches, Charlie and his family are living ‘the Good Life’, with multiple countryside enterprises split between two estates. In 1990, Charlie Gladstone and his wife Caroline left jobs in music and design […]

Aerial shot of drive in cinema
Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes: Andrea O’Hagan

Andrea O’Hagan explains how Covid-19 has diversified her pop-up cinema business. At the beginning of 2020, experiential, open air and live events had been seeing a great growth annually of around 8% in the UK […]

Aerial shot of Heart of England
Entrepreneurs Chat

Stephen Hammon

How former DJ and promotional vehicle builder Stephen Hammon created a quirky events empire in the ‘Heart of England’ before diversifying into glamping and office pods. “Everything I do is about entertaining people and making […]

Staff working an outdoor event
Behind the Scenes

Rosanna Dean

Using TANKFEST 2019 to illustrate, Rosanna Dean gives a comprehensive overview of her role as events manager at The Tank Museum, Dorset. No two days are the same in the position of the events manager […]