Events industry show heads to The O2

Events industry show heads to The O2

Date: March 29, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

One of the most dynamic and innovative venues in London, Building Six at The O2, will host Event 360 on May 25th. The show brings together the events industry and highlights emerging trends. Event 360...

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Free summer festival returns to Greenwich

Free summer festival returns to Greenwich

Date: March 28, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

The Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF) will be staged again this summer, marking the 21st year of the event, which remains the largest free outdoor festival in London. Events take place...

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Social media essential for night-time events

Social media essential for night-time events

Date: March 24, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

A new survey highlights the importance of social media in publicising night-time events, such as those on board Thames luxury charters, showing it as more significant than other forms of publicity. Carried...

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Avoid corporate entertainment disasters

Avoid corporate entertainment disasters

Date: March 24, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

A Microsoft staff party hit the headlines earlier this week for including scantily-dressed dancers as part of the entertainment, and had to issue an apology. Corporate entertainment can be complex but...

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London hotel provides guests with free mobile phone

London hotel provides guests with free mobile phone

Date: March 23, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

Guests staying at London’s Eccleston Square Hotel are now provided with a free smartphone when they check in. Use of the free phone will help to reduce the expenses related to both business and leisure...

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Free fireworks display to returns to London

Free fireworks display to returns to London

Date: March 22, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

Central London is set to benefit again from a free public fireworks display, following last year's City Hall decision to charge for the New Year’s Eve display. The traditional display, ending the Lord...

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New Thames cycle bridge to ease transport pressures

New Thames cycle bridge to ease transport pressures

Date: March 21, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

A proposed bridge for cyclists and pedestrians across the Thames could reduce pressure on the underground network and increase use of the river, which is already home to a number of London boat hire companies. The...

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Free Film Festivals are the latest trend

Free Film Festivals are the latest trend

Date: March 18, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

The Free Film Festivals (FFF) scheme has been running since 2010 with many locations across London participating by setting up their own community screenings. The organisers now want more of us to have...

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Is your event data secure enough?

Is your event data secure enough?

Date: March 17, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

A critical aspect of any event is the data held by a company about attendees and other elements of the planning process. How secure is this, particularly in relation to the handling of sensitive delegate...

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Somerset House announces Summer Series line-up

Somerset House announces Summer Series line-up

Date: March 16, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

The Summer Series at Somerset House has become an important fixture on the London events calendar and the prestigious venue has just announced the line-up for the 2016 concert season. The series of concerts...

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Historic London venue becomes unique theatre

Historic London venue becomes unique theatre

Date: March 15, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

Middle Temple, one of the most historic and stunning venues in London, will be transformed into a unique theatre for one night only, to raise money for a children’s charity. On Monday 11th April, the...

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Dinner, drinks and a makeover onboard Benefit’s ship

Dinner, drinks and a makeover onboard Benefit’s ship

Date: March 14, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

Next month will see the launch of a new vessel on the Thames as The Good Ship Benefit opens at Victoria Embankment. For five months, the three-storey branded ship will promote some of the company’s best-selling...

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