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National Vegetarian Week 2020

This year, National Vegetarian Week ran from 11th to 17th May 2020 and aimed to highlight to the public the benefits and pleasures of a meat-free diet and that vegetarian food can be vibrant and exciting to eat. The challenge is endorsed by the National Vegetarian Society who say, “It’s an unusual time at the moment, but […]

Venues go Vegan

Veganism is proving extremely popular in today’s modern millennial world, with several people moving away from a meat and dairy-based diet to an entirely plant-based one.  On a daily basis, we are learning the importance of a vegan diet, recent studies show the health and environmental benefits of going plant-based. Meatless Mondays are now becoming […]

When face to face turns virtual

As we work on the venue side of the events industry, we are used to bringing our clients events to life rather than our own. Pre lockdown, our Venue Manager Kat was looking forward to delivering an external event as part of her Fast Forward 15 programme. Fast forward (pardon the pun) a few months and lockdown […]

World Environment Day 2020

It’s world environment day and it couldn’t have come at a better time… The global pandemic has encouraged us all to reevaluate our lives and how our current ways of living are having an irreversible effect on the planet. This must be stopped. The Earth is having a minute to breathe. Data from satellites shows […]

How to add value to your event

We all love a bargain! And why not? Any opportunity to be able to save those precious pounds for ourselves or our organisations can go a long way. In the spirit of “bargain hunting”, I wanted to share some tips with our event planners, party planners or couples planning to enquire about our event spaces […]

Top tips for planning Christmas parties in 2020

Well, what a year this is turning out to be! As we begin May, we thought we would be looking ahead to a fantastic summer, parties in the Courtyard throughout June and July, and lots of outdoor drinks receptions and BBQs. In reality, I am sat at home writing this from my bedroom, desperate to […]

Why choose BMA House?

BMA House is a Grade II Listed building in the heart of London just a short walk away from Euston and Kings Cross station, boasting 22 event spaces in addition to two outdoor spaces. With rooms ranging from nine boardroom style, to 200 for dinner and to up to 294 theatre style, BMA is sure […]

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Rebecca’s survival guide to working from home with children during lockdown To set the scene I have twins, a boy and a girl who’ve recently turned 3 years old. They don’t yet go to nursery or school, so are fairly used to homelife. Seven weeks ago, I was told to ‘work from home for the […]

Ways to have a more sustainable wedding – Vick’s Top Tips

It’s 2020. Global warming and the climate crisis are definitely at the forefront of most of our minds and there is one question we are asking ourselves – how can I reduce my carbon footprint? There are many easy things to be done in day to day life such as carrying a reusable coffee cup […]

‘Top Tips Tuesday’ – Selecting your Event Suppliers

In these strange and uncertain times where we have excess time and too much headspace, we can really focus on those things that often take a backseat when we are too busy. One majorly important part of events; including conferences, private parties, bar mitzvahs, and weddings, are suppliers. Often, we don’t really take the time […]