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A place for “oddfellows,” Greater Manchester is booming with quirky, creative venues and experiences.
Perhaps most exciting for groups is The Ginstitute, which offers gin-making experiences to attendees interested in making their own personal blend of gin.
The University of Nottingham is developing the new $58 million David Ross Sports Village, scheduled for completion later this summer.
“The Olympics really left everyone thinking of what they could do that hadn’t been done. Some interesting ideas came out of it—much of it had to do with reimagining unexpected space or looking at things from a creative, right-brain perspective.”
“Culture is the rocket fuel that can drive this city forward,” said Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, before Grandmother’s awakening at St. George’s Hall.
"You can now travel from Big Ben for a 30-minute transfer by boat to the convention center."
It's about a 2-hour drive from London and 30 minutes from Manchester and Liverpool, but inside the ancient walls of Chester, England, is an aura of timelessness.
Incorporating afternoon tea into your meeting or taking your groups to a nearby London tea house will add a touch of English culture to your event.
The Northern Quarter in Manchester, England is an ex-industrial neighborhood with some of city's hippest shops and restaurants, like the trendy SoLita Bar & Grill.
“By the end of the programs, attendees should be able to understand social behavior happening amongst people at their workplace, and they acquire skills to prevent issues arising from these.”
Studio-54 co-founder Ian Schrager adds pizazz to London Fashion Week.
“It’s even more optimistic than that, it’s almost like America is running back to Europe,” says Chris Lynn, vp sales/marketing for North America at London & Partners.
Birmingham is increasing with new meeting venues, The Library of Birmingham, Michelin Star restaurants, the Bullring shopping center, new retail establishments and modern uses for the city’s historic industrial architecture.
More than 12,000 hotel rooms have been added since the Olympic Games, and more then 50% of those are independent. We check out two of London's coolest new hotels.
Manchester today is aggressively focused on the future and new tech, rebuilding its infrastructure after the economy collapsed when the main port closed decades ago.
It began with a few Dutch weavers traveling to Manchester, England in the 15th century. They were drawn to the area for northern Britain's...
In one of the greatest land reclamation projects in modern history, Manchester's canals were cleaned to Blue Wave status.
The Maybourne Group, which operates three properties in London, was part of our Digital Detox story in our March/April issue. Take a look at...
Last year, we wrote about the variety of sustainable venues for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Here are the latest photos courtesy of London2012.
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