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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Jersey Zoo tents
Behind the Scenes

Ashley Mullins

Ashley Mullins heads up hospitality at Jersey Zoo which is headquarters of global charity, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. He is a hotelier by training but passionate about conservation. Durrell Wildlife Camp is not your average […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Browsholme Hall forest
Entrepreneurs Chat

Amanda Parker

Following a surprise inheritance Robert and Amanda Parker moved to Lancashire. 35 years later they launched as a venue and haven’t looked back since. We talk to Amanda. Sometimes inheritance can be a surprise, and […]

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Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes with… Amber Wykes

There’s nothing better than a hard day’s work for Amber as she creates her summer bell tent camps. I’m sure this isn’t uncommon, but being a business owner of any description in this age of […]

Gisburne Park estate
Entrepreneurs Chat

Guy Hindley

Born with “the hunger to succeed” Guy Hindley, owner of Gisburne Park estate, dove headfirst into diversifying his wedding and park lodge business into events with the UK’s first socially distanced festival. Returning to his […]

West Lexham farmhouse
Entrepreneurs Chat

Edmund Colville

With a passion for re-connecting people and rebuilding communities, Edmund Colville is transforming West Lexham into what he hopes will become a “spiritual Soho Farmhouse”. Having studied sustainable architecture at the Centre for Alternate Technology […]