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 Bottomless Brunch – Winter Edition After our last bottomless brunch top 5 blog, the team at Seven Events has been to many more brunches in London, and thought it was best to report back on four of the more recent favourites, particularly a few that......

New Restaurants London 2017 In the Seven Events office the majority of our conversation circles around food and where to eat. Alongside, we are often asked by our clients for new and exciting restaurants to try.  See our top 3 below which are perfect to......

Coming Soon…. New Venue at The Science Museum   This week the Science Museum have made a very big announcement… as of January 2019 the museum is launching a brand new multi-functional event space.  Although this venue is yet to be named, it has been......

Feeling Festive   When you’ve had your fill of hitting the shops for Christmas presents what better way to recharge the batteries than stop for a festive afternoon tea? Here’s our pick of a few of the best:   The Ritz – Palm Court is......

As of the 22nd of November, Kew Garden will be lit up in all its Christmas sparkle until the 1st of January 2018. With over one million twinkling lights the gardens and trees and illuminated in Christmas magic! There is something for everyone at Kew......

Drinks in Alcotraz   Forever a new opening in London, this is one of the most recent.  An immersive theatrical cocktail bar, inspired by the most famous Prison in America; Alcotraz has launched in London.  An orange jumpsuit will be handed out at the door,......

Christmas Crafting What could be more festive than an afternoon Christmas crafting? Creating bespoke and personalised gifts for friends, is the true spirit of Christmas. Perhaps give it a go this season and enjoy some fun with friends while getting a bit creative. Here are......

The Science Gallery As 2018 is approaching here at Seven Events we are getting excited about new events opening.  One of the most anticipated openings is the new Science Gallery.  Located in London Bridge this building connects art, science and innovation in the heart of......

The importance of meeting face to face   We are an industry of organisers and there is a tendency that so much is done on email to ensure that you have a conversation trail in writing, that in our opinion, the need to meet face......

Introducing the Latest Newcomer to the Sofitel Family In the prime location, overlooking Leicester square and just a stone’s throw away from London’s glitz and glam red carpet central now stands Victory House, Leicester Square, MGallery by Sofitel. The groups fifth MGallery in the UK.......

Red Rooster   The Curtain Hotel is one of the most exciting opening of 2017 offering boutique luxury accommodation, members club and its famed restaurant Red Rooster brought to London from the Curtains New York Home and celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson.   When dining at......

Live Event Deadlines Keeping to deadlines for live events is key to producing a seamless and well run show day. This is especially crucial in relation to content, speaker requests and the flow of the day. Clients often push the boundaries of event managers, due......

Time to get your skates on!   So we’re nearing the most wonderful time of the year (Christmas) which means that skating rinks are popping up across the capital to get you into the festive spirit. Here’s a quick look at where they are and......

Who ate all the pies…   The colder weather is upon us which means that warming food definitely needs to be on the menu. So imagine how excited we were when we heard what is due to open in December at the Rosewood… “The Pie......

Goan Adventure   Often mistaken for an island, the Indian state of Goa is somewhere not to be missed; full of character, beautiful beaches, incredible food and welcoming people.  A few months ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to a wedding in Goa......

M&I Forum Dubai   This week we jetted off to the sun in Dubai to attend the M&I Forum. It was certainly a whistle stop tour however we packed an awful lot into the 2 days we were there! These types of events are a......

HAUSER & WIRTH Somerset   Hauser & Wirth Somerset Durslade Farm, Dropping Lane, Bruton, BA10 ONL UK   I really recommend a visit to this wonderful farm in Somerset. It has so much to offer and is a lovely place to spend a weekend afternoon.......

A New Conference Centre on the Edge of Richmond Park! A New Conference Centre on the Edge of Richmond Park has now opened.  Elm Grove which is part of the Roehampton Venues collection ultimate in conference and meeting facilities; a selection of suites and boardrooms......

Pop ups are popping up!   We all love a pop up in London and there’s a new one in town. Following a summer pop up, winter is now coming to town…. Think rustic, wooden walls and twinkling lights, alpine lodge style and you’ll have......

  Harry Potter: A History of Magic   Here in the SevenEvents office we are all still waiting for our admittance letters to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. We may be way past the age of 11 but we are all still secretly holding......

Went along to the Basquiat Boom For Real Exhibition at The Barbican. It was awesome and highly recommend it to anyone. Advisable to book tickets in advance to ensure availability as it’s a very popular exhibition.   Basquiat (1960­-1988) is one of the most significant......

The Dali / Duchamp Exhibition at the Royal Academy   I recommend a trip to the RA to have a look at the Dali/Duchamp exhibition. Brilliant pieces of art that show the close relationship between two of the greatest artists that you may not have......

The island of Hvar   Situated in the middle of the Pakleni islands off the mainland of Croatia lies the island of Hvar, the sunniest spot in the country, and arguably Europe!  Most hotels say that if you have more than 2 days of rain......

Halloween in the Heavens…   It’s time to put your decapitated heads together…. What are you going to go as for Halloween this year? On October the 27th and 28th head sky high for the freakiest party of the season. The Sky Garden are set......

A Space to Breathe – Amber Lakes   Set in over 450 acres of natural beauty, Amber Lakes is certainly one of the most unique venues for events and conferences.  It is located only 45 minutes outside of central London and 10 minutes from Heathrow......

Oktoberfest in London    From October 5th – 22nd, the age old traditional Bavarian festival of Oktoberfest is coming to London! The event is being hosted by ERDINGER Weißbräu, a private German brewery who have been brewing beers since the 19th century. Some the best......

Out and About London: Here at Seven Events we love our home town of London! We cannot think of anything better than exploring all of the pop ups and exciting happenings this city has to offer on a weekend.   See below some of the top......

3 totally underrated destinations! This week in the SevenEvents office we’ve had new international incentive proposals coming out of our ears. Every year there are the hot locations but what about the spots that are often forgotten but promise to amaze! Here’s three that we......

A day out with a difference!   There are so many different festivals happening over the summer but one of us had a little treat in going to Goodwood Revival this month. We love an excuse to get dressed up and there’s no better place......

72 hours in Riga   Cobblestones and culture, art nouveau and soviet history, the capital city of Latvia has a lot to explore and in 48 hours there’s almost too much to fit in!   Having recently organised an incentive in this city, it was......

Off-Roading in Riga Last week two team members from Seven Events spent four days in Riga co ordinating an incentive event for 35 people.  Everyone that was invited on this 5-star money can’t buy short break had won a place on the incentive for themselves......

Nobu Shoreditch Exciting times for Shoreditch, with the launch of the first Nobu hotel in London. Just 10 minutes from Old street station this new kid on the block has created a unique fusion of Japanese and East London vibes. Mixing concrete grey, with luxurious......

Top Destinations of 2018   As we wave goodbye to Summer (insert large sad emoji) we’ve been daydreaming about all the places we want to go in coming year so thought we’d put together a 2018 hot list. Let us know your thoughts or if......

A ploughman’s cocktail anyone?   London Cocktail Club (LCC) is serving up a whole new drink.. a cheese and pickle cocktail, to celebrate Branston’s 95th birthday! With 8 bars around London, they are all offering the new drink, served in a Branston Pickle Jar! A......

All conference and meeting planners know that when it comes to planning an event overseas and internationally there are certain unique and tricky challenges to overcome. For starters, unless you are multi-lingual the chances are you are going to find it difficult to communicate with all of......

If only all doctors prescribed this….   Nothing is better than knowing of somewhere cool to go which no one else knows about yet… so we’re going to tell you a secret!   5 years ago a bar opened up under the guise of a......

Alice’s Adventures in the London Waterloo Vaults The Waterloo Vaults is arguably one of London most quirky event spaces.  It is also a very popular performing arts platform for weird and wonderful.   This week, Seven Events ventured into the Vaults and down the white......

Newbury Racecourse   Not the first place any event planner would think of to organise an event, but what do you to when you need to find a midpoint between Cardiff, Sevenoaks, Southampton and Swindon for a conference with modern facilities and great AV? Well......

Think Livery think Lovely!   We’re all guilty of hearing about a venue and making assumptions based on the type of venue it is or the name. This week was no different for me when heading off to one of the many Livery Halls in......

Bottomless Brunch for the win! Here in the Seven Events office we love bottomless brunch, it’s probably out favourite weekend activity. Between us we have certainly covered the most of what London has to offer. With that in mind we have put together a list......

Scent Success Aromatherapy probably isn’t the first tool you think of to help boost your delegate’s productivity and learning. But something now recognised in the workplace can be transferred to the world of events, to help maximise ROI for conference and training events. Smell is the......

Finding the best venue for an event in London is no easy task as there are many options to choose from in this fantastic city. So rather than going in full steam ahead without any kind of plan, take a look at our ‘Epic Formula’......

What To Do In London This Bank Holiday Weekend With summer drawing to an end, the August bank holiday is the perfect excuse to get out of your comfort zone and do something very different and even more fun in the capital. So we have......

The Giant Robot At SevenEvents we are big fans of street food and especially when it come from Street Feast London. So imagine our excitement at the opening of the newest kid on the block, The Giant Robot. This brand new eating and drinking roooftopia......

The New Postal Museum:  London has a new museum!  The Postal Museum is opening on the 28th July and within its walls you will be able to discover the history of the world’s first ‘social network’ at The Postal Museum.  Here you will be able......

The benefits of delegate management systems!   It’s going to be a week filled with registration sites at Seven Events, with September and October being our busiest time with back to back events, registration for most of these events are going to be launching this......

Prudential RideLondon This weekend is Prudential RideLondon, a great event that takes place every year in the capital whch encourages everybody to get out and on their bikes. In honour of this we have put together a few great cycle trails through this wonderful city.......

Alberto Giacometti At The Tate  Modern  Last Sunday I had the pleasure of visiting the Tate Modern for the Giacometti exhibition. I always enjoy going along the embankment as the views across the river are breath taking and include many of the London sites such......

A Destination Overview: Malta For such a small island, Malta packs a lot in. You’ve got beaches, chic harbour towns, and enough centuries-old sights to keep you busy for weeks. It’s a real up-and-comer on the clubbing scene too, and has a calendar that’s crammed......

Inflatable obstacle courses!   We’re all talking about it – the world’s biggest inflatable course is coming to London and we’ve only got a couple of weeks to wait!  For just 4 days over the bank holiday weekend, Ally Pally are hosting “The Beast”, a......

Corinthia Summer Party Last Tuesday we were lucky enough to attend the Corinthia’s Summer Party Showcase, and what a showcase it was. From the food to the music to the massages. Food stations were ready and raring to go as soon as we arrived, and......

Anything but chardonnay? A once firm favourite chardonnay has been given a bad rep of late. All too often associated with a heavy buttery flavour or overly oaked. But there is much more to a chardonnay, and humble grape are working to dispel this old......

A destination overview Tenerife The Destination Tenerife is the largest and most popular of Spain’s seven Canary Islands, which form this Atlantic Ocean archipelago. This sun-kissed holiday hotspot welcomes millions of people every year who are looking for relaxation, adventure, good times and fantastic weather.......

A Day at the Races   All Ladies like an excuse to get dressed up, and a day at the races provides just that! There’s nothing better than getting your glad rags on and heading out in the sunshine with a glass of something bubbly......

The Coolest Attraction To Land On South bank this Summer   Are you ready to have a go on the coolest ride in London?? Then head to South Bank for the World’s fastest and biggest City Zip Wire.  Starting at heights of 100 feet this......

Workplace Flowers As of late we’ve had lots of large events with creative floral elements and it’s got our minds buzzing into creating a workplace plant area – as with most Central London offices we’re not luck enough to have our own garden. We’ve done......

Escape to the Future We kicked off the summer party season with Escaping to the Future for our clients Summer Off Site for 600 guests at the Print Works London. A futuristic theme was perfect for our cutting edge consultancy client, who are striving to......

Wimbledon 2017   It’s certainly Wimbledon fortnight, with pop up screens appearing all over London with an abundance of pimms and strawberry stalls. There are lots of different ways to watch the tennis ranging in price, from corporate hospitality, court tickets, ground passes or simply......

Festival Season One of the best things about summer has got to be the festivals. And we are so spoilt for choice here in the UK as every year they get bigger and better. Getting out of town for a festival or even out of......

Gilmerton House, I few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be invited to one of my friends weddings in Edinburgh, their chosen venue was Gilmerton House and it remind me that sometimes the best venues are worth traveling to and certainly worth giving up......

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest Last weekend we were in Budapest and we were lucky enough to stay in one of the most revered hotels in the city, Kempinski Hotel Corvinus has me to stay. This is a five star luxury hotel which is located downtown......

Venues Summit 2017   On Monday, this week Seven Events attended the Venues Summit 2017 at the Hilton London Canary Wharf. For those who have never heard of the Venues Summit, it is an annual event produced by Forum Events and is an event tailor......

During the winter months in London it’s all about finding the perfect cozy pub on the closest corner for drinks, however in the summer months it’s a totally different story – it’s all about living the high life! In this blog I have picked out......

Summer in the Square This week we are most looking forward to spending a couple of our lunchbreaks and probably an evening or two at ‘Summer in the Square’! Located right behind our offices, we are fortunate enough to be treated to a huge array......

Creating the right balance between the finishing touches and the bigger picture is the key to successful events. Sometimes it is all too easy to put too much focus on the smaller details whilst ignoring the integral elements. Producing an event is a process and......

Last week I had the absolute pleasure of travelling to Ibiza for an event like no other – one of my best friend’s weddings! Having never visited Ibiza or experienced a wedding outside of the UK before, I didn’t know really know what to expect,......

When the rain is never ending what more could you want than a slow lazy week in Greece, eating as much fresh salad and feta cheese that you can stomach, topping up your tan whilst dipping your feet in its clear blue waters. With this......

Recently we were fortunate enough to be invited to a showcase by Evolve Events, at Kent House. It was called The Secret Salon and was an exclusive night set in 1939.   The house was opened exclusively for that evening and on arrival guests were......

  Last week at Seven Events Events we were lucky enough to do a site visit in the Latvian capital and we loved what we saw!  Not the most obvious or popular destination for an incentive from the UK, but we’re not sure why as......

We’ve recently returned from an epic 11 day trip to the beautiful Caribbean Island of Barbados. We have left our hearts there but thought we’d share some of its top restaurants and attractions:   Restaurant – The Cliff We headed here for a special birthday......

This week we were fortunate enough to attend the Rocket Food’s private view event. This took place in the iconic Tate Britain.  An impressive venue which is home to the greatest collection of British art and is one of the most architectural rich venues in......

When on a recent site visit with a client we were told that the spa was ‘The Best Spa in Europe’. We laughed and commented that that was a pretty big statement to make however we came to the conclusion that it really is pretty......

Holybirds The Holy Birds is was launched by brothers Gerry and Jon Calabrese, who are behind The Hoxton Pony and Wringer & Mangle as well as Hoxton Gin, while cocktails have been created by their father — the legendary barman Salvatore Calabrese.   Now, although......

Staying on Top It is well documented that jobs in the event sector can be some of the most stressful. Event Managers have to juggle multiple tasks at the same time. So when planning an event it is important that you prioritise things appropriately and......

Kew Gardens   What’s the first thing you think of when someone mentions Kew Gardens? Botanical gardens, UNESCO world heritage site, maybe even science.   Well we were lucky enough to be invited to Kew Gardens one evening earlier this week to check out their......

This actually is unique! When venues talk about the fact that their property is ‘unique’ or ‘different’ sometimes we have to be honest and say that we can’t always see that USP.   There is however a new venue in Zurich that caught our eye......

The Crystal Maze Challenge   The 90’s hit show Crystal Maze is back this year and off the back of the excitement pop up challenge games are more popular than ever.   A big trend heading into 2017 Crystal Maze offers an exciting team building......

Easter Weekend! It’s a “cracking” weekend to be in London, with 4 days off we’re hopeful of sunshine so that we can attend some of these exciting events going on.   1. Good Friday Bottomless Brunch With bottomless brunch taking London by storm, what better......

When thinking about planning the event it is important that the whole experience from right from the point of the arrival.  As soon as guests step inside you can set level expectation of what the rest of the event will entail.  A professional, efficient and......

Phileas Fogg; the man who famously made a bet for £20,000 that he could travel round the Victorian world in less than 80 days, has for one reason or another opened a Gin Residency on St Martin’s Lane, and the team at Seven Events were......

Time seems to be passing faster and faster every year, therefore special occasions are coming round quicker than ever, meaning we all need to start getting more creative with our gift ideas. So with Mother’s Day approaching we’ve found three alternate ways of treating that......

Creating the right balance between the finishing touches and the bigger picture is the key to successful events. Sometimes it is all too easy to put too much focus on the smaller details whilst ignoring the integral elements. Producing an event is a process and......

With the beautiful sunshine we have been treated to this week the Seven Events Team cannot wait to get their sun glasses on and find the best roof top spots of 2017 to catch the rays! See our top tips below…   Queen Of Hoxton:......

The concept of street food is one that has proven popular over the past 12 months and whilst the concept is simple executing it well is something that takes careful planning. With venues like Streetfeast having the monopoly of the market currently it’s exciting to hear......

It’s not long until the beautiful long bank holiday weekend graces us with its presence. If you are struggling to find things to fill your time we have pulled 3 of our favourite things going on in London:   Easter Chocolate Workshop @ My Chocolate......

Hong Kong is an exciting and diverse city, with an iconic sky line, world class cuisine and a colourful, traditional culture. A modern metropole that embraces technological advances while preserving the age old charm of this unique city, known as the people’s republic of China. Growing in......

Last week we went on a unique venue tour that took us from Westminster to Greenwich. Hosted by Lime Venue Portfolio we had the chance to see a selection of unusual venues that all offer something a bit different for your events.   The Churchill......

With clients starting to think about their Summer Parties we loved hearing that the Queen of Hoxton’s rooftop summer theme has just been announced. It’s going to take you out of this world and it’s called Bangarang!   The Rooftop bar is going to be......

Throughout the capital there are a great selection of blank canvas venues.  These are simple in style with white or stripped back walls and basic facilities such as bathrooms and space for catering.  These are excellent spaces for creating your own unique event with theming......

We all know Gin has some great health benefits. But, while we consider ourselves to be experts in the art of the G&T, we’re the first to admit that we still have a lot to learn about our favourite drink. Now there is a better......

Here at Seven Events Events, we’ve been organising a fair few events in the North of England recently and last week we went up to Sheffield for some site visits, and found a venue unlike any other we’ve used before.  A hands-on experience, packed with......

It seems to be the talk of the city when a new venue opens and here at Seven Events Events we have been talking about it too.  The new 6000 capacity converted old print factory going by the name “Printworks” towards the East of London......

We have a number of Birthdays in the office in April (mine included) and in honour of this we have found some of the best bakeries in London – many of which we have tried of course. These bakeries are perfect for birthday muffins or......

When you work in events we are sometimes spoilt by the places we get to go and experience and this week was no different.   On Thursday evening we got to sample the most amazing cuisine at Nobu on Old Park Lane. I have to......

The Brewery is an iconic event space found in the heart of the city, just short walk from either Monument or Barbican tube stations. This venue was originally Whitbread brewery in East London which was open from 1750 to 1976. Today, The Brewery has extensive......

Street Feast is back and it’s bigger and badder than ever.   Now that we’re slowly creeping into the summer months, this cool, urban and quirky concept has re-opened its doors.   With 4 locations including: Hawker House in Canada Water, Dinerama in Shoreditch, Model......

Even if you’re a born and bred Londoner we all get that claustrophobic feeling; that sudden urge to get out of London. To escape the confinements of the tube, the constant rush and just take a deep breath (of fresh air) and relax! So we’ve......

Last week, a couple of us from Seven Events were invited down to L’atelier De Chefs, by Hotel Republic on behalf of PortAventura.   We made our own Spanish tapas and paella from scratch in an exclusive kitchen, purposely built for such activities. It was......

The Philippines are located in the Western Pacific and is made up of 7,000 sprawling Islands. These Islands are famous for there long powder white beaches, turquoise waters and cliffs covered with tropical fauna and flora.   One of the most popular Islands to visit......

There’s new flights paths that might tickle your fancy…   Gothenberg, Sweden Though often caught in Stockholm’s shadow, gregarious, chilled-out Göteborg actually has greater appeal for many visitors (and resident Swedes) than the fast-paced capital. Some of the country’s finest talent hails from the streets......