Social Diary

Business Network South West Summer Lunch Event

Over 50 members of the local business community enjoyed wine and a two-course lunch at Exeter Golf & Country Club hosted by the Business Network (SW). A pre-event seminar was hosted by Ian Dunstan and Jim Taylor of Cobalt Communications titled ‘The Internet of Things’. An after lunch presentation was given by Jon Beake MioD, the SaBRE and Employer Engagement Director of Wessex Reserve...

Plymouth University agrees to play enhanced role in ESRC Festival of Social Science

Plymouth University has forged a partnership with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) which will see it expanding its role in a major national festival taking place this autumn.

The ESRC stages the Festival of Social Science every November, with the aim of enhancing public engagement with academics and social science research.

Plymouth was among the universities to...

Wine industry experts toast Glazebrook's Wine and Whisky tasting Room

Renowned for their innovative approach and imagination, Glazebrook House Hotel has officially christened their unique wine and whisky tasting room, inviting local and national wine experts to celebrate its opening, following the hotel’s successful launch in September. This luxurious boutique hotel is the destination of style, comfort and surprise for corporate and private events. Owner Pieter...

McCoy takes a double at Newton

Tomorrow (Tuesday) sees the social highlight of the season at Newton Abbot with the popular St Austell Brewery, Ladies’ Day, mixing fashion with an evening of summer jumps racing.

The racing action starts at 6pm with the Triton Galleries Maiden Hurdle over two miles and six furlongs and the curtain comes down with the Welcome Back Again Sean Dooner Lady Amateur Riders´ Handicap Hurdle...

Night at the theatre raises cash for bereavement charity

Business guests enjoyed a night at the theatre and raised £155 for Jeremiah’s Journey, a Plymouth-based charity supporting grieving children.

Guests from across the business sector were invited to experience the corporate entertainment facilities at Plymouth’s Theatre Royal and A Comedy of Errors by The Propeller Theatre Company, on May 8.

The event was jointly hosted by...

Crowds turn out in their best for Ladies' Day at Newton Abbot

The sun was shining for St Austell Brewery’s Ladies’ Day at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Tuesday 25 June as crowds turned out for one of the most glamorous fixtures in the racing season.

Ladies and gentlemen donned their finery with the hope of walking away with the coveted title of Best Dressed Lady, Best Dressed Gent and Best Hat. The ever-popular competition saw thousands of attendees...

Distinguished guests attend Plymouth Chamber annual dinner

Business delegates turned out in force earlier this month for Plymouth Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Dinner, which featured a compelling speech from Josephine Fairley, Co-founder of UK-based chocolate company, Green & Black’s.

Over 150 representatives from businesses around the South West attended the distinguished black-tie event, held on the evening of Friday 15 March...

Brewin Dolphin hold 250th anniversary event

The Brewin Dolphin Plymouth office was the first in the City to host a corporate client event at the newly opened Rhodes @ The Dome Restaurant on the Hoe. The Lord Mayor of Plymouth, Michael Wright joined 200 guests to celebrate the company’s 250th anniversary.

Clients, dignitaries and associates were welcomed with wine and canapés prepared by celebrity chef and restaurateur Gary...

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