London venue-matching becomes easier with new booking platform

London venue-matching becomes easier with new booking platform

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

A new booking platform, launched in London, will make locating vacant meeting and event spaces easier for event planners. It will help to reduce the overcapacity that has caused the industry to struggle...

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Giant slide set to open at the ArcelorMittal Orbit

Giant slide set to open at the ArcelorMittal Orbit

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

Thrill-seekers will be in for a real treat when the new giant tunnel slide on the outside of the ArcelorMittal Orbit opens to the public in June. Riders will have the opportunity to hurtle down the tower...

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London celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

London celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

Date: April 25, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

Residents and tourists across London marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare this weekend. A series of events helped to bring his works to life for a new generation, as well as...

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Add a tasty gin treat to your event

Add a tasty gin treat to your event

Date: April 20, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

Gin lovers will be overjoyed to hear about the opening of the capital’s biggest gin bar. The Holborn Dining Room would make the perfect addition to a corporate event. The location is one of the most...

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London reopens the Thames underwater tunnel after 150 years

London reopens the Thames underwater tunnel after 150 years

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

The Thames has always been one of the capital's most popular attractions, with people using the services of London boat hire companies to explore the beauty of the river and see the sights along its banks....

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London theatres give a glimpse of the city’s history

London theatres give a glimpse of the city’s history

Date: April 11, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

With London ready to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, almost the entire city is set to become a stage. The vibrant theatre scene will take theatre lovers on journeys they'll remember...

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New London exhibition to showcase free events

New London exhibition to showcase free events

Date: April 01, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

Eventbrite is set to host its first multimedia exhibition, showcasing how important free events are to UK culture. The exhibition, at the Oxo Tower in London, will run from 6th to 10th April. Called ‘Free:...

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London comes out top in global travel poll

London comes out top in global travel poll

Date: March 31, 2016 By: Gemma Heath in River Thames News

A new study looking at the best places to visit in the world has unveiled London in top position, beating cities such as New York, Rome, and Prague in providing value for money and quality of entertainment. The...

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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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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...

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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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