New and Refurbished UK Event Venues 2018

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The Principal Blythswood Square Hotel , Glasgow’s only five-star hotel, has revealed a luxurious two-bedroom penthouse.

Principal Penthouse stretches over 1,850 sq. ft and features a private entrance and lift making it suited to press junkets, cocktail parties and events. The penthouse also comes with an outdoor terrace that provides views across the city, as well as a fully equipped kitchen, bar and dining room.

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De Vere Canary Wharf has unveiled a new contemporary conference suite, following a refurbishment of what was formerly its ground floor restaurant. The new conference suite includes seven meeting rooms incorporating the latest tech and AV equipment. The largest space, The Canary Suite, has capacity for up to 110 theatre-style and offers event planners a blank canvas.

Meanwhile, a new dining concept by Burr & Co. features a regularly changing menu designed by Group Nutritionist Wendy Martinson OBE.

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News of another De Vere refurb, this time at Wokefield Estate, near Reading. They’ve splashed out £20 million for a complete restoration of the venue’s historic Mansion House.

Newly refurbished meeting and event spaces include the Lincoln Suite – an old chapel; The Old Lounge, with a magnificent original fireplace; Mortimer, with views of the hotel’s gardens, and the elegant Maple Suite, which is the Mansion House’s largest event space and features an extensive balcony overlooking the grounds and lake, providing a scenic break-out area.

The estate is also home to Wokefield Place, a dedicated on-site conference centre that boasts 51 meetings spaces, including the refurbished Wokefield Suite, which has a capacity of up to 400 delegates, and the recently launched The Canary Suite, that has a capacity of up to 150 delegates.