Victoria Warehouse Shortlisted for Venue of the Year!

Victoria Warehouse Shortlisted for Venue of the Year!

Victoria Warehouse Shortlisted for Venue of the Year! The shortlist for The Event Production Awards (EPAs) was recently released and unusual event space Victoria Warehouse have made it into the line-up for ‘Venue of the Year’. The Event Production Awards celebrate the hard work and achievements of key suppliers, contractors, venues and organisers within the UK events industry. This ‘Venue of the Year’ category specifically recognises the best venue throughout the country that has delivered the best environment for event organisers and attendees. Judges will be looking at the variety of events catered for, innovations in the organiser and customer experience, sustainability, catering services and security measures that stand out. The national awards celebration is being held on February 28th 2018 at The Novotel London West and the team from Victoria Warehouse will down at the event hoping to return back North as winners. ———– Background Info Victoria Warehouse is a completely unique, entirely innovative event space in Manchester. The iconic venue offers clients the prime place for production and delivery of both large and small scale events to a wide range of sectors from conferences, meetings and exhibitions to weddings, music and sporting shows. Victoria Warehouse was initially a cotton storage facility. Built in the early 1900s, it quickly became a symbol of strength and innovation in the city. Today it’s a vibrant and flexible event space that can house everything from a six-person boardroom to a trade show welcoming thousands of guests. As a creative canvas of unlimited potential, Victoria Warehouse live by the motto … “We Are What You Make Us” For further information on this...
New Year & Valentine Day Wedding Proposals to Finding a Venue

New Year & Valentine Day Wedding Proposals to Finding a Venue

Christmas in a Manchester restaurant, the dessert has just been served, and a man drops to his knee by the side of his partner and pulls out a ring. Its a wedding proposal and he asks the inevitable big question, ‘will you marry me?’ (Fortunately it’s a yes!) and there’s a cheer from the surrounding tables. So, with the New Year comes optimism for a better 2018 and a fond farewell to 2017. Valentine’s Day (14th February) is just around the corner. So it’s a popular time of year where people get romantic and pop the question. On the basis all goes well, the hard bits done. But then comes planning the wedding day, and generally first on the agenda is the venue. To make the choice easier, Unique Venues of Manchester has an amazing range of venues. From traditional and iconic, to modern and contemporary spaces. The venues can help organise and host your wedding ceremony, wedding breakfast or the evening reception (or all of the above). They may be able to suggest and recommend suppliers from photographers, cars, florists to wedding planners. There will definitely be lots of planning and lots of decisions to make. So whether you decide its Lily, Lavender or Lotus Flowers for the table centres; Pimms, Prosecco or Peroni for the drinks reception; or Turkey, Trout or Tofu for the main course, Unique Venues of Manchester venues are sure to provide you with a spectacular day! How to Search: Use the ‘Our Venues’ search option. Select ‘Wedding Reception’ from the drop down event type list. The view will change to show which venues...
Manchester Met’s Conference & Events team support Big Change Manchester

Manchester Met’s Conference & Events team support Big Change Manchester

Manchester Metropolitan University Conference and Events Contribute to Big Change Manchester Since June 2017, Manchester Met’s Conference and Events team have committed to collect direct donations of £1. Collected from each conference day delegate rate for Big Change Manchester. In support of the Manchester Homelessness Partnership. The Partnership is a campaign drawing charities, grassroots groups, Manchester Council, businesses and residents together, and contributions to the Big Change Fund. To support those without somewhere to live by providing grants for education or training courses; furniture, furnishing or essential appliances; clothes for interviews, deposits and rents. Manchester Metropolitan University is delighted to help Big Change Manchester to raise both money and awareness for this invaluable campaign. Fulfilling one of the four pledges to which the University committed when it signed up to Manchester Homelessness Partnership’s Manchester Homelessness Charter in May 2016. Conference and Events at Manchester Metropolitan University would like to encourage other Manchester venues and hotels to become involved and support this great initiative. “Let’s make a difference together.” For more information on donating and raising money for Big Change Manchester, please contact Eleanor Watts on: 0345 1122211 To offer your time or to donate practical items, please contact info@streetsupport.net or visit www.streetsupport.net. Manchester Met offers a range of innovative and flexible spaces, which can cater for conferences, exhibitions, networking events and much more. The Business School and Geoffrey Manton building have multiple facilities ideal for conferences alongside the Brooks building at Birley. Manchester Met has invested £350 million in its estate and facilities during a ten-year plan to create a truly world-class campus in the heart of Manchester and...
Unique Venues by Eclectic Hotels

Unique Venues by Eclectic Hotels

Unique Venues by Eclectic Hotels Eclectic Hotels have great boutique hotels across Manchester, but the real gems are their fantastic, unique and eclectic spaces for conferences, meetings and events. The Rooftop Lounge Housed in Great John Street hotel, originally a Victorian school house, the Rooftop Lounge and Playground truly lives up to its name as a space where you can relax, work and play. The elegant rooms that make up the Rooftop Lounge are unique within the city centre. South facing views that extend over the city and leading out to the Rooftop Playground. This 3rd floor space is one of the most diverse areas within the Old School House. The terrace has adopted its name from its former use as the boys playground. The Playground offers a real vacation flair with its informal wicker furniture and home-nurtured plants. The South Terrace At Kings Street Townhouse is available for private hire from meetings to weddings of up to 150 guests. The heated south-facing terrace with overhead canopy and two-way facing fire is dressed with comfy alfresco furniture. The eclectic mix of chimneys and rooftops amongst the skyline tell an architectural story, a time line of a growing city. This may not be the highest of views, however it may be one of the most charismatic. Showcasing the urban city that we so proudly call our home. Inside the south terrace lounge is a large versatile space with solid wooden flooring, informal furnishings and a bespoke wooden bar. The Walled Garden Set in the leafy suburbs, Eleven Didsbury Park is an exclusive Victorian townhouse. It is a statement of eclectic design,...
Victoria Warehouse celebrates 5 years in business

Victoria Warehouse celebrates 5 years in business

Victoria Warehouse Victoria Warehouse is a completely unique, entirely innovative event space in Manchester. The iconic venue offers clients the prime place for production and delivery of both large and small scale events. Delivered to a wide range of sectors from conferences, meetings and exhibitions to weddings, music and sporting shows. Events venue Victoria Warehouse celebrates 5 years in business. Victoria Warehouse aims to be the UK’s most creatively ambitious event space yet. 5 years on, that goal is edging closer. As a symbol of this city’s industrial strength and innovation, the venue is constantly growing its portfolio of events with clients from all over the UK. Bringing Manchester’s industrial heritage to the future. The warehouse buildings were built in the early 1900s shortly after the industrial revolution. It was predominantly used as a cotton storage facility. The business ‘Victoria Warehouse’ began in 2012. Owner David Cohen purchased the property with a vision to create the events space. Since then, careful renovations have been made to the venue to capture the imagination and needs of the industry. Whilst still keeping its existing Mancunian character. Victoria Warehouse started off a venue that promoted just a handful of music events in the first year. Now is’t a venue that now operates multiple events each week with up to 8,000 delegates every month. And a full calendar with a huge range of corporate, social, music and sporting events. Over the last few years, the venue has successfully achieved to sell and operate events with a magnificent range of clients. With a number of spaces available and the opportunity for high spec AV...
Grape and Grain Catering Co. win management contract with Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre

Grape and Grain Catering Co. win management contract with Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre

Event supplier Grape and Grain Catering Co. have won the contract to take over the management of Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre. To go live this month, the company are set to drive their mobilisation plan, along with a sales and marketing strategy, in order to run and sell the space to full capacity. A key part of the city’s Medieval Quarter supporting the tourist hotspot. The Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre site boasts spacious and brilliantly situated conference and meeting rooms overlooking the Cathedral and its gardens. With the new resource and management, Grape and Grain Catering Co plan to maximise on these spaces. Targeting specifically city centre corporate clients who wish to use the space for training seminars, team building workshops and networking events. Stefan Maciejewski, Managing Director of Grape and Grain Catering Co. adds: “An exciting time for the company, as we’re now able to showcase our focus on strategic management and business development for venues. We look forward to putting the plan in action and of course delivering results.” As the venue stands pride within the heart of the city alongside the Cathedral, the new management insist on continuing with the aim of working towards a better community and promoting the heritage of the area and driving revenue through this historical event space. Background Information. Grape and Grain Catering Co. are currently on the preferred suppliers list for Events at Manchester Cathedral and Victoria Warehouse. Grape and Grain Catering Co. Innovative Ideas, Distinctive Delivery Winners of ‘Best Outside Catering Company’ at The CHS Awards www.grapeandgraincatering.com/ Grape and Grain Catering Co. was created with the aim of setting...