Nationwide Corporate Events Including London, Cambridge, Peterborough & Birmingham All of our activities are fully mobile and we are happy to bring them to the venue of your choice, nationwide, or can suggest a venue to suit you! We offer a full event management service and can arrange the venue, conference, catering and activities for you or just provide the activities if you prefer. Either way we will always liaise with your chosen venue to make sure that your corporate event goes without a hitch. We have worked with many corporate events venues in London, Cambridge, Peterborough, Birmingham, and throughout the rest of the UK. Below is a selection of some that we work closely with and recommend to our clients: Venues in Bedfordshire Venue 360 A warm welcome and a professional, friendly approach. That’s what you experience every time you visit Venue 360. As Luton’s leading leisure and conferencing complex, Venue 360 (formerly known as Vauxhall Recreation Club) has provided the local community with state-of-the-art facilities for over 20 years. As a non-profit organisation, all revenue is reinvested back into Venue 360, which allows us to continuously improve our facilities and update equipment in order to keep ourselves at the forefront of leisure, provide exceptional service and great value for money. So if you are in the Luton, Dunstable or Harpenden area and looking for a great gym, astro-turf pitch, restaurant, meeting room or conference facility, then Venue 360 is the place for you. Wyboston Lakes, Bedfordshire Wyboston Lakes is the UK’s largest, privately owned, single site specialist conference and training centre. Centrally located on the Cambridgeshire/Bedfordshire border just off the A1, they are easily accessible, being just 20 minutes from the M1 and 45 minutes from London by road or rail. Their 350 acre picturesque countryside setting, amongst lakes and alongside the banks of the River Great Ouse, provides a tranquil and distraction-free environment that is ideal for many of our indoor and outdoor team building events, both on land and on water. Luton Hoo Hotel Golf & Spa, Luton If you are looking for a sumptuous and exclusive conference and event venue then look no further than Luton Hoo. With a newly opened purpose-built conference centre, Warren Weir, with 84 bedrooms and meeting facilities for 400 delegates, over 1,000 acres of parkland, a fantastic lake for water activities and the grandeur of the original Mansion House, this is a unique venue for corporate events from dragon boat racing to Medieval days and its a knockouts to indoor team challenges. Venues in Birmingham Aston University Sports Centre, Aston, Birmingham Set in 48 acres of trees, fields and sports pitches, the outdoor recreation centre makes an ideal location for corporate activity days and its a knockout events in the Midlands. The centre has a large function room with licensed bar suitable for meetings, evening entertainment or to provide indoor cover alongside a family fun day as it overlooks the stunning grounds. Catering and refreshments can be provided to suit the client and barbecues are especially popular in the summer months. Birmingham Moseley The focal point of the South Birmingham Sports Village in Billesley, Moseley Rugby Club offers the most vibrant and fresh venue in the Birmingham area. The club has a brand new multi-million pound conference and banqueting facility, including two large function rooms that can cater for up to 460 people. In addition, it boasts vast grounds that are perfectly suited to family fun days, corporate activity days, and social occasions. The Pavilion, Birmingham City University Just minutes from Birmingham city centre, The Pavilion is a conveniently located £4.5million purpose-built corporate and sports facility with a large banqueting suite catering for up to 300 people and extensive grounds suitable for a large family fun day or conference and its a knockout event in Birmingham. Venues in Buckinghamshire The Bull Hotel The Bull Hotel is superbly located in the centre of Gerrards Cross, a 20-minute train ride from central London. Located right off the M40, easy access is available to the M25 and M4. Heathrow Airport is 12 miles away and Luton Airport is 25 miles. Parking is free and transport can be arranged for delegates. The hotel is used to regularly hosting meetings and events for companies and associations from Slough Trading Estate, Uxbridge Trading Estate, Rickmansworth, Beaconsfield and High Wycombe. It also partners with other Buckinghamshire venues to provide discounted accommodation for group bookings. The Bull’s flexible rooms and landscaped gardens suit a wide range of team building activities and evening entertainments. With 150 guest rooms, 24-hour or multi-day retreats with discounted accommodation are available. Venues in Cambridge & Surrounding Areas Homerton College Conference Centre, Cambridge Part of Cambridge University’s Homerton College, this meeting and activity venue in Cambridge is capable of hosting anything from an it’s a knockout to The Apprentice Challenge and Gable Events is proud to be the venue’s preferred event supplier. Homerton Conference Centre boasts 25 acres of grounds with space for all kinds of team building activities plus a range of services and facilities to suit any style of event. There are modern and traditional ‘college style’ training rooms and the intimate Drawing Room or striking Victorian Great Hall for a private dinner, Christmas party or even a BBQ for up to 270 guests. BEST WESTERN PLUS Cambridge Quy Mill Hotel & Spa BEST WESTERN PLUS Cambridge Quy Mill Hotel & Spa has long been popular with companies and organisations seeking a unique venue for a whole variety of events. Just three minutes from the A14, they provide a flexible range of meeting areas, able to accommodate anything from one-to-one interviews to large corporate events for up to 80 delegates. All meeting rooms have natural light. Within the beautiful grounds (close to their helipad!) is a five acre field suitable for a range of exciting team building activities, with free unlimited guest parking. They specialise in residential and day conferences, meetings, team building activities (both indoor and outdoor) and product launches. Their banqueting facilities will cater for weddings, charity balls, corporate entertaining, sports dinners and much more. Newmarket Racecourse Situated in the heart of East Anglia with easy access to Cambridge, Norwich and Ipswich, ‘The Home of Racing’ provides a unique and historic venue for a corporate event. Newmarket Racecourse has acres of grounds for outdoor team building events and The Rowley Mile Conference Centre offers very flexible indoor meeting space catering for up to 300 delegates. Gable Events is proud to be preferred event supplier to this truly unique and inspiring venue. Venues in Kent The Hop Farm The Hop Farm is the South East’s leading entertainment and hospitality hub. It features exquisite and historic function rooms, first-class in house catering, visitor attraction, animal farm, restaurants, bars, hovercraft and quad course and 500 acres of event field land for hire. Venues in Lincolnshire Belvoir Castle, near Grantham, Lincolnshire Belvoir Castle is a stunning and versatile conference and event venue providing a spectacular setting for all of our corporate activities whether it is chocolate making in the Old Kitchens, a meeting and team building activity in the spectacular State Rooms or dragon boat racing on the lake. It is also perfect for a Medieval day in the Midlands. Belvoir Castle is conveniently located for a corporate event in the Midlands, just 20 minutes off the A1 at Grantham and Gable Events is proud to be Belvoir Castle’s preferred event supplier. Stoke Rochford Hall Situated just 5 minutes from the A1, Stoke Rochford Hall is a peaceful 28-acre parkland retreat in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside. This superb Victorian country mansion boasts elegant function rooms, spacious accommodation, excellent cuisine and outside activity space to offer the ultimate flexibility for your event with Gable Events. Venues in London (Central) Regent’s Conferences & Events Situated in London’s peaceful Regent’s Park, just minutes’ walk from Baker Street tube station and the West End, Regent’s Conferences & Events offer beautiful outdoor spaces and an affordable range of attractive meeting & function rooms. It is the perfect environment for conferences, training, meetings and away days for up to 370 people. During the summer months, the grounds can be used for corporate or private functions, weddings, outdoor team building activities and barbeques for up to 1200 guests. The Langham, London From extravagant banquets to stylish cocktail receptions, The Langham, London provides the ideal backdrop for any event. Accommodating every request, coupled with dining options from celebrity chefs Michel Roux Jr. and Albert Roux OBE, The Langham makes a glorious setting that is sure to impress the most discerning guest. Situated within London’s four villages of Mayfair, Marylebone, Soho and Fitzrovia, the large event spaces on offer coupled with the hotel garden makes The Langham an ideal venue for team building and evening entertainment activities. Kingsway Hall Hotel, Covent Garden Situated in the heart of bustling Covent Garden, Kingsway Hall Hotel is a luxury four star London hotel boasting 170 spacious bedrooms, high class facilities and the flexibility to cater for all banqueting, accommodation and conferencing needs as well as plenty of space for indoor team building events such as our chocolate making challenge and giant 8-lane scalextric. It is ideally situated within five minutes’ walk of Covent Garden and Holborn tube stations and all of London’s main attractions. Hotel Russell, Bloomsbury Situated in peaceful Russell Square but close to all of London’s attractions, the historic Hotel Russell has built a deserved reputation for its high standards, excellent service and attention to detail. With 373 luxurious bedrooms and flexible indoor spaces ranging from the magnificent marble-decorated Wharncliffe Suite catering for dinners for up to 450 guests to smaller library-style rooms, it is the perfect venue for a Central London team building event. Surrey Quays Watersports Centre, London, SE16 7SX Easily accessible from the City and Canary Wharf, the recently refurbished Surrey Quays Watersports Centre is the perfect location to hold a dragon boat event in London. Having recently undergone a £2.3m refurbishment, it offers excellent facilities for a water-based corporate team building event and BBQ. The HAC, London EC1Y 2BQ With six acres of gardens surrounding a magnificent Georgian mansion catering for up to 400 people, The HAC is a rare oasis for an outdoor corporate event in Central London. Conveniently located within 5 minutes walk of Moorgate and Old Street tube stations, it is the perfect venue for a school sports, company fun day or its a knockout event in the heart of the City of London. Mudchute Park & Farm, Isle of Dogs, E14 3HP With 32 acres of countryside in the very heart of East London (just ten minutes walk from Canary Wharf), Mudchute Farm is a superb venue for a company fun day or its a knockout in London. This unique London activity venue can comfortably host corporate events for up to 1,000 people, the barn can be hired for meetings and catering arranged to suit. Venues in London (North) Saracens F.C at Allianz Park, Barnet, London Set within a 26-acre greenfield site, Allianz Park offers not only beautiful surroundings but fantastic indoor and outdoor team building facilities rivalling any in London. At Allianz Park you have the opportunity to run on the 2012 Olympic warm up track or take to the field on the state of the art artificial pitch. Located barely 400 metres from Junction 2 of the M1, 12 minutes from the M25 and seven minutes from the North Circular. West Reservoir Water Sports Centre, Hackney, London N4 2HA The home of our London Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge, West Reservoir is a great location for corporate dragon boat racing events of all sizes from groups of 20 to over 500 for a half or full day. With five function rooms for hire there are plenty of options to combine the activity with a meeting or bbq making it a superb London dragon boat venue. Arsenal FC at Emirates Stadium, Islington, London Aside from world-class football, this venue boasts an array of bright, modern and versatile suites, all with impressive views of the pitch. Ideal for football themed and other team building events and with excellent transport links to London’s Kings Cross/St Pancras, Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium has rapidly established itself as one of the UK’s leading meetings and events venues. Venues in London (West) Rosslyn Park RFC With it’s excellent location in South West London, with easy access to West and Central London, Rosslyn Park is the perfect venue to host a team building event or function. Boasting superb facilities, including a brand new 4G multi-purpose pitch and a large conference room equipped with HD screen and brand new sound system, Rosslyn Park can comfortably cater for many of our activities, both indoors and outdoors. The function room seats 200, there are two large bar areas and ample car parking is available on site. Richmond Athletic Association, Richmond Looking for a venue in Richmond that’s versatile and affordable? Look no further than Richmond Athletic Association and their beautiful rugby ground, home to both Richmond FC and London Scottish RFC since 1861. Situated on 26 acres of green rugby pitches with two fully licensed bars, in-house catering and significant car parking space; Richmond Athletic Ground is the ideal venue for any event. Old Deer Park, Richmond Set in fifteen acres of parkland with views towards the famous pagoda of the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, Old Deer Park has extensive grounds making it perfect for a large company fun day or it’s a knockout event in London. It also has four function rooms and quality catering so is the ideal choice for a conference and activity venue in Richmond. Ravens Ait Island, Kingston upon Thames Ravens Ait is an enchanting island on the River Thames between Kingston and Surbiton with landscaped lawns, a superb riverside veranda and marvellous views over Hampton Court Palace grounds. The Island is a truly unique venue for all types of functions and is ideally suited to dragon boat racing. The main house, elegant ballroom and large marquee cater for meetings and events from 20 to 350 guests. The southern tip of the Island features a large lawn area perfect for team building games. Venues in Milton Keynes Kents Hill Park Looking to energize, motivate and improve team dynamic? Kents Hill Park in Milton Keynes is the ideal location to bring your teams together and the perfect place to add a teambuilding element to your training event or conference. With over 70 meeting rooms, 330 bedrooms, a spacious courtyard, sports hall for hire and 800 complimentary car-parking spaces, it offers a large degree of flexibility to adapt to your requirements & the opportunity for guests to eat, sleep, & relax all within one modern venue. Easily accessible with excellent transport links to the rest of the country – Kents Hill Park is only 4 miles from Central Milton Keynes inter-city Rail Station & just 5 – 10 minutes from Junction 13/14 of the M1. Venues in the North The Coniston Hotel, Skipton Set amidst 1,400 acres of spectacular Yorkshire Dales scenery centred around a 24-acre lake, the 50 bedroom Coniston Hotel is the ideal destination for a conference and team building activity in Yorkshire. Whether dragon boat racing on the lake or taking part in a Medieval day or its a knockout in the grounds, the Coniston Hotel provides the perfect escape from everyday pressures and is deservedly one of the most popular meeting and event venues in the North of England. Salford Quays Watersports Centre, Salford Quays, Manchester Salford Quays Watersports Centre is the chosen venue for many of our annual charity dragon boat events in the North West including the Manchester Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge. Surrounded by some of Manchester’s top hotels, it is the perfect venue for combining a conference and overnight stay with a dragon boat event in the North West or for a standalone dragon boat team building activity and BBQ Venues in Northamptonshire Rockingham Motor Speedway Rockingham Motor Speedway in Northamptonshire hosts a range of race events including the British Touring Car Championship, British F3/GT and the Pickup Truck Racing Championship on the oval. Throughout the rest of the season, Rockingham hosts activities both on and off track, including track days, manufacturer events, corporate driving days, conferences, exhibitions and team building events. Every event held at Rockingham is tailored specifically to your needs. The range of cars and experiences is limited by just one thing…your imagination. Whittlebury Park Situated in the beautiful rolling countryside of south Northamptonshire within easy reach of Silverstone, Milton Keynes and Northampton. Whittlebury Park is an ideal venue for corporate meetings and events. The magnificent Atrium provides the perfect venue for a special event with a spacious ballroom for meetings and activities for up to 400 people, The Pavilion has a luxury marquee feel in a stone building with a lawned area for outside games and The Orangery has stunning marble floors ideal for indoor team building activities. All with access to a lake for dragon boating and raft building, finished off with stylish well-appointed bedrooms for up to 40 people. Extra accommodation of 213 bedrooms is available at the adjacent Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa. Rockingham Forest Hotel, Corby With 71 bedrooms, six meeting rooms and substantial outdoor space, the modern Rockingham Forest Hotel is conveniently located for a conference and event in the Midlands. One of the Best Western chain of hotels, its largest function room accommodates up to 400 guests so it is particularly suited to corporate events catering for large numbers. Venues in Peterborough and Surrounding Areas East of England Arena The East of England Arena and Events Centre provides unrivalled facilities across 9,000 sqm of indoor event space and 250 acres outdoors. From exhibition to trade fair, arena or outdoor concerts, through to corporate events and conferences, it has the versatility to cater for all needs. The Arena has 100,000 visitor capacity, 22,000 car parking spaces, excellent transport links and has recently undergone a £1 million facilities upgrade. It is also a superb Christmas party venue with bespoke themed packages available. The Arena is a short drive from Peterborough Station which can be reached from London in under an hour. Peterborough Greyhound Stadium Situated within a mile of the City Centre, Peterborough Greyhound Stadium is the perfect location to combine a conference with a team building activity and the thrills and excitement of an evening of live greyhound racing action. Boasting excellent indoor and outdoor facilities and seating for over 1,000 guests, Peterborough Greyhounds can be used for a huge variety of our corporate events and on non-race days, the entire stadium is available for hire at extremely competitive prices. Holmewood Hall, Holme, Peterborough If you are looking for a tranquil setting for a meeting and event near Peterborough, you need look no further than Holmewood Hall which is set in 14 acres of lovely landscaped gardens and was once an opulent home. With its distinctive style, 14 rooms of various sizes and personal tailored service, Holmewood Hall is the perfect venue for a conference and team building activity and Gable Events is proud to be preferred event supplier to this beautiful venue. Holiday Inn, Peterborough The Holiday Inn Peterborough West is the largest conference venue in Peterborough with fourteen meeting rooms accommodating up to 450 guests and some outdoor space. It is also a short drive from Peterborough City Centre, the A1 and Peterborough Rowing Club where we can arrange dragon boat racing on the lake, making it a great meeting and events venue in Peterborough. Marriott Hotel, Peterborough Set within 11 acres of grounds, this modern 4* hotel has 12 meeting rooms, the largest accommodating up to 300 guests, and 163 bedrooms plus leisure club, restaurant and bar. Having recently undergone a £3.5 million renovation, this superb conference and event venue in Peterborough can facilitate a range of indoor and outdoor corporate team building activities. Best Western Orton Hall Hotel, Peterborough Set in 20 acres of parkland, this seventeenth-century house has been completely renovated to provide a spacious comfortable hotel with 72 bedrooms, a traditional inn, award winning restaurant, nine meeting rooms and swimming pool. Situated close to Nene Park golf course, the Best Western Orton Hall Hotel is a great location for a conference and event in Peterborough. The Haycock, Wansford, Peterborough Radiating traditional charm coupled with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, the Haycock Hotel is one of the best meeting and event venues in Greater Peterborough and is equally popular with the business and leisure guest. The Ballroom can cater for up to 250 guests for a meeting or party and its 48 individually styled bedrooms provide luxurious accommodation. Situated in an attractive village just outside Peterborough, the Haycock Hotel also has extensive lawn space for outdoor activities and it is even possible to enjoy a dragon boat team building activity on the River Nene which runs through the grounds of the hotel! Venues in Reading/Slough/Windsor Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 Vibrant new AA 4 Star hotel adjacent to Winnersh Triangle station on the Reading to Waterloo service and close to the M4, Reading, Bracknell and Wokingham. 174 luxuriously appointed spacious bedrooms, complimentary underground parking, air-conditioning and Wi-Fi. Relax in the extensive Esprit Fitness & Spa featuring 19m indoor pool, gym, sauna, steam room and spa treatments. Enjoy modern European cuisine in the Caprice Restaurant with outdoor terrace or meet for an informal drink in the stylish Monty’s Bar & Lounge. The vibrant ‘Academy’ boasts 8 state-of-the-art meeting rooms for up to 260 with natural daylight, Wi-Fi, competitive day delegate and residential packages. The Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct 10 is the ideal venue for a range of team building activities and caters for large groups. Dorney Lake, Windsor Gable Events is very proud to be preferred event supplier to Dorney Lake, the designated venue for rowing and canoeing at the 2012 Olympics and a magnificent location for a corporate dragon boat event near London and indeed any other event. The Lakeview function room, acres of land and water space and superb on-site catering, mean that this prestigious venue is able to host any type or size of event. Queen’s Eyot, Bray, near Windsor Gable Events is also preferred event supplier to Dorney Lake’s sister venue at Queens Eyot, Bray, near Windsor which offers the perfect intimate location for a special event near London. Only reachable by private ferry, this four-acre island on the River Thames is easily accessible from London but provides a gorgeous escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Meetings at this exclusive venue can be hosted in the historic classical-style clubhouse or marquee with activities taking place in the beautiful private grounds and/or on the River Thames. The Runnymede-on-Thames Hotel, Egham Situated on the banks of the River Thames, the four-star Runnymede Hotel is an exceptional corporate events venue in Surrey and is the perfect place to combine a conference with some fun corporate activities such as dragon boat racing on the River Thames. With a fabulous new layout and contemporary style, the Runnymede Hotel combines state of the art meeting facilities with gorgeous riverside dining and an award winning spa. Royal Holloway, University of London Nestled in beautiful grounds and with facilities for up to 400 delegates, Royal Holloway is a gem of a venue providing a superb blend of modern conferencing facilities and historic architecture coupled with ample space for outdoor events such as our Medieval Days and It’s a Knockouts. Copthorne Millennium Hotels at Slough/Windsor and Gatwick With their prime locations close to Heathrow and Gatwick airports, the Copthorne Millennium Hotels at Slough and Gatwick offer prime meeting and events venues in Greater London for national and international clients. We are able to provide any of our indoor activities at these locations and the Copthorne Millennium Gatwick has ample land space for outdoor events. Venues in Shropshire & Staffordshire Lilleshall National Sports & Conference Centre Originally built in 1831 as the hunting lodge of the Duke of Sutherland, Lilleshall is a welcoming and historic conference and events venue offering state-of-the-art facilities for up to 100 delegates and superb sports grounds to allow you to let off steam following your conference. Uttoxeter Racecourse, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire With over 50 rooms available for hire, flexible meeting space accommodating up to 400 delegates and acres of outside space for activities such as Gable Events it’s a knockout, Uttoxeter Racecourse provides a unique and memorable location for your conference and team building event in Staffordshire. Competitive day rates, award winning catering and a dedicated events team ensure your event runs smoothly from planning to completion. Uttoxeter Racecourse is conveniently located in the Central England countryside with easy access to the M1, M6 and East Midlands Airport. Venues in the South Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7 Exceptional hotel adjacent to the Ageas Bowl and set in landscaped grounds offers 176 modern bedrooms with complimentary hot buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking. Easy access to M27/M3 and conveniently located 3 miles from Southampton Airport , 5 miles from the City Centre, Docks and Cruise Terminal. Experience freshly prepared evening meals in the comfort of the air-conditioned Conservatory Restaurant or enjoy your favourite drink in the lounge bar with 42” TV. The hotel offers 5 state of the art meeting rooms well equipped to host business functions for 2 to 52 delegates, all with natural daylight. The Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct 7 is the perfect venue for a variety of team building events. Greenacres Estate, Leigh, Wiltshire This privately owned 17 acre Cotswolds estate within easy reach of Swindon is ideally suited to the full range of outdoor activities that Gable Events offers including dragon boat racing, raft building, it’s a knockout, motorised activities, clay shooting and skool sports. Gable Events is proud to be the preferred event supplier to this superb corporate events venue in the south west. Venues in Surrey Oatlands Park Hotel, Weybridge Standing in 10 acres of parkland overlooking the Broadwater lake and Surrey countryside, Oatlands Park Hotel is the perfect place to hold your meeting or event, just 20 minutes’ drive from London Heathrow. With a dedicated team and delegate packages for 8 to 300 people, you are guaranteed warm, personal, yet unobtrusive service designed to make your event run smoothly. Enjoy a team building challenge in the grounds then sit down to thoughtfully created menus, delicious food and carefully chosen wines in relaxed surroundings with complimentary WIFI access. Addington Palace, Croydon Set in 163 acres and with the option of two distinctive venues on site, Addington Place is a truly unique location to hold a corporate event. They are able to cater for 10 to 200 people using the Palace or from 150 to 750 in the Royal Marquee and the South Lawn also offers a practical and picturesque space for group activities, team building events, fun days and BBQs. Venues in Warwickshire & Worcestershire Holiday Inn Express Birmingham Redditch M42 Jct2 The award winning 100-bedroom town centre hotel is adjacent to Redditch Station on the Birmingham New Street service (30 minute journey) and offers free on-site car parking. Rate includes a complimentary hot buffet breakfast and free internet access for hotel guests. Exceptional freshly prepared evening meals served in the Great Room restaurant daily. The hotel has two air-conditioned meeting rooms for 2-50 delegates with high-speed Wi-Fi access and complimentary tea/coffee facilities & mineral water. A selection of hot buffet or sandwich conference lunches are available on request. The Holiday Inn Express Birmingham Redditch is the perfect venue for small indoor team builds and an excellent location for treasure hunts. Dunsmore House Dunsmore House is a beautiful exclusive retreat for private parties and corporate meetings and events. This large country house provides the perfect venue for a special event with a spacious ballroom for meetings, parties and activities, a lawned area for outside games and stylish well-appointed bedrooms catering for up to 30 people.