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Five top events venues in Peterborough

Ferry Meadows Bar Kitchen

Peterborough is a fantastic place to hold an event and there are plenty of great venues within the city limits. We’ve worked at most of them over the years, so here are five of our favourites, in no particular order… Holiday Inn Peterborough West Some people knock chain hotels as being a bit bland, but we couldn’t disagree more. Venues like the Holiday Inn have been designed specifically for hosting events of all sizes. The large Buckingham Suite caters for up to 400 but there are also a bunch of smaller rooms which can be divided up and specified to just the right size for your event. What we love about […]

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Great wedding ideas – the poker tournament

Poker table

The events industry is always looking for the ‘next big thing’ when it comes to attractions at a wedding reception. In recent years we’ve seen the introduction of photo booths, sweet carts, chocolate fountains and a whole load of other activities to wow guests and keep them entertained on the evening. Now I know that many readers will be wincing at the thought, but bear with me. How about a poker tournament on your big day? Poker has experienced a real boom over the last decade or so but my own personal poker experiences are of sitting around the kitchen table, with generations of family playing for coppers. What better […]

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A First Class Service – our guide to the perfect wedding ceremony

That first flush of wedding planning excitement will most likely have you scoping out frothy dresses and canapés, but really the most important part you need to consider is the actual ceremony itself (without which it’s basically just a big party!). The main decision you’ll have to make is what kind of service you and your partner want to have. Where you wish to wed may dictate this answer, for example should you want to hike halfway up a mountain in Guadeloupe then it’s likely a civil service is on the cards. Types of ceremonies to consider:- Traditional – These are usually faith-based according to the religious beliefs of the […]

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Red guide to choosing your wedding venue

Choosing a wedding venue is one of the biggest decisions a couple will make, whether you’re dreaming of a fairy tale castle or a simple civil service in a registry office, there are certain questions that you will need to ensure you’ve answered before handing over your hard earned cash. The first step is easy – talk to your partner. Discuss what your expectations are and realistically what your budget might stretch to. Next decide upon the size of your wedding. It’s important you finalise the guest list before venturing out to look at any potential locations. This is especially important if hoping to go for a hotel package as […]

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