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The Reading Room is our way of keeping you up-to-date with the latest event industry news, views and opinions. Here you can keep abreast of emerging trends, gain valuable industry insights and benefit from advice and tips from industry experts.

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Recipe: Main - Rosemary crispbread (V)

Rosemary crispbread with roast tomatoes, artichoke, and Taleggio cheese.

Real Wedding: Gillian & Carl’s Story

Gillian and Carl celebrated their wedding at Highgate House ih September 2013. 

Top Tips for Choosing a Wedding Photographer

How to choose the person who will document your special day.

Real Wedding: Vanessa and Keith's Story

On a beautiful sunny day in May 2014, Vanessa and Keith married at Highgate House.

Real Wedding: Donna and Andy's Story

Donna and Andy married at Woodside on 25th October 2014.

Real Wedding: Helen and Jamie's Story

Helen and Jamie held their winter wedding at Woodside in December 2013.

Real Wedding: Julie and Chris's Story

Chris and Julie married at Highgate House in October 2014.

8 Ways to Make your Wedding Reception More Fun

Make your wedding reception one to remember with these fun ideas.

Recipe: Starter - Wild Mushroom Soup (V)

A delicious Wild Mushroom Soup packed with flavour.

Recipe: Main Course - Pan Fried Blade of Beef

Pan Fried Blade of Beef, a hearty main course.

Food for Thought - How to keep your delegates functioning well throughout the day

How what we eat affects our energy levels, concentration and brain function.

Recipe: Starter - Rocket Ravioli with Garlic and Goat’s Cheese (V)

Rocket Ravioli, perfect as a starter or vegetarian main course.

Real Wedding: Rebecca & Wilhelm’s Story

Rebecca and Wilhelm married at Highgate House in August 2013 with a vintage country garden theme.

6 Tips for Selecting the Right Venue for your Event

 Planning your next event? Getting the venue right is crucial.

The Customer Journey – it’s the little things

MD Tim Chudley considers the customer journey.

Is Healthcare Compliance an opportunity for high end conference centres?

Tim Chudley considers healthcare compliance and the opportunity for high end conference centres

Top 10 tips to avoid ‘Apprentice’ team building day

MD Tim Chudley discusses how to avoid an Apprentice style team building day.

A changing landscape for hotels and venues?

Tim Chudley considers the changing landscape of meetings.

Top Tips for Choosing The Perfect Meeting Venue

Sundial Group have come up with a list of the top things to look out for when choosing the ideal venue for your business meeting.