2018 News -

  • National Memorial Arboretum appoints new Managing Director

    22 Aug 2019

    Philippa Rawlinson has been appointed as Managing Director of the National Memorial Arboretum, which is part of The Royal British Legion. The award-winning free-to-enter 150-acre woodland site in Staffordshire is home to more than 380 memorials, including the national Armed Forces Memorial. It is visited by in excess of 300,000 visitors each year, including nearly 20,000 young people on learning visits.

  • Drayton Manor will see you at the show!

    03 Jun 2019

    Drayton Manor Hotel are thrilled to be attending The Meetings Show on Wednesday 26th June at Olympia London.

  • First Babies Since 2017 Born at Monkey Forest

    28 May 2019

    Trentham Monkey Forest is thrilled to announce the first babies since 2017 have been born.

  • Mighty Oaks take root at National Memorial Arboretum

    16 Apr 2019

    The clay soil of the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, provides the foundation for almost 30,000 young trees, thriving living tributes to tremendous acts of service and sacrifice that will endure for centuries. A new temporary exhibition – Mighty Oaks, Coiled Clay - featuring work by illustrator Mark Frith and ceramicist Charlotte Barker, explores these two materials that are fundamental to the site.

  • Monkey Forest recognised as one of the best!

    16 Apr 2019

    Staffordshire’s Trentham Monkey Forest have been recognised as one of the leading animal attractions in the UK as they’re now officially members of The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA).

  • Trio of wins at the recent TUCO Competition 2019 for Keele University Events and Conferencing

    11 Apr 2019

    Keele University won medals in three categories at the annual The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) Competitions held at Warwick University on 26th and 27th March 2019.

  • World of Wedgwood Retains Top Attraction Award

    01 Mar 2019

    World of Wedgwood in Barlaston in Stoke-on-Trent has been awarded the prestigious Gold accolade in VisitEngland’s top attractions awards for the second consecutive year.

  • Keele University Events and Conferencing reveal refurbished campus space

    27 Feb 2019

    Keele University Events and Conferencing relaunch their campus facilities after a comprehensive refurbishment, to offer conference and event planners hi tech, versatile conference space.

  • Staffordshire businesses invited to tackle the #countryquest challenge

    21 Feb 2019

    Businesses looking to organise their next staff training, awards evening, team building, or Christmas event are being invited to come and ‘try before they buy’ at iconic events venue and home of England football - Hilton St. George’s Park.

  • Adrian Lowe joins the team at Keele University Events and Conferencing

    08 Feb 2019

    Adrian Lowe, joins Keele University Events and Conferencing in the new position of General Manager, leading the team at Keele Hall, as part of the senior team within Events and Conferencing