Cheltenham Food and Drink Week 2023

September saw the return of Cheltenham Food and Drink week take over Cheltenham town centre. NR Events worked alongside Cheltenham BID to program and deliver three days of live music and entertainment. 

The Event kicked off on Friday night with ‘Band Night.’ Despite a brief tussle with the weather, Crispin took to the stage, setting the tone for the evening . As the night unfolded, the skies cleared, drawing out an enthusiastic crowd. Following Crispin were rock covers by Takin Names, building up the anticipation for the night’s headliners, The Bridge.

Saturday saw the opening of two additional venues across town, an acoustic stage at Montpellier Courtyard showcasing Ben Vickers and Yeti’s Breakfast. Meanwhile, Regent Street came alive with roaming performers – Ultra Tall Juggling Chefs, Sweet Treat Stilt Walkers and a Balloon Modeller.

Over at the Brewery Quarter stage, Rives, Saint Senara, and Tala set the mood for the main event. Saturday night reached its pinnacle with a transformative experience at the Brewery Quarter—two and a half hours of a Silent Disco. DJ LV and DJ Si Ellis each commanded a channel, spinning cheesy pop and dance tunes, creating an atmosphere that dared the brave to dance and entertained the many spectators. Rounding off the evening bringing everyone together with a sing along to Wonderwall! 

Sunday brought a more serene ambiance, featuring Mark Harmer, a harpist, and a Piano Hedgehog taking the stage at Montpellier Courtyard. The Brewery Quarter hosted family-friendly entertainment by the Music Man bringing entertainment to the younger generation with his timeless tunes. 

The success of the entertainment we programmed helped to increase the footfall into local restaurants and bars over the course of the weekend and the event was an overall success.  Collaboration between NR Events and Cheltenham BID resulted in three days of unforgettable live music and entertainment, showcasing the town’s vibrant spirit and community engagement.

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🍽️ Q Stakeholder Dinner 🍽️

Recently, we delivered a memorable dinner event for Q members in London at the fabulous @goodhotel.co in Royal Victoria Dock.

The hotel prides itself on its sustainability values whilst still offering the best service and catering possible 🌱 which fit nicely with the Q team`s objectives!

#qcommunity #clientdinner #goodhotel #sustainability
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Another fantastic piece of feedback from one of our jobs. If you`d like to feel the same as our clients then get in touch about your events to hello@wearenrevents.com 👋

#eventproduction #eventprofs #testimonials #feedback #wemakeevents #client feedback
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🎞️ NR Events Showreel 🎞️

Introducing our new company highlight video for NR Events!

We are pleased to offer a range of services for a variety of event formats, with a selection of our best work showcased in this video 💪

Thank you to all of our brilliant clients, past and present. Don`t hesitate to get in touch for any upcoming event production or management needs: hello@wearenrevents.com 👋

🎥@_taylography_

#NRevents #eventmanagement #eventproduction #eventagency #cheltenham #showreel #eventprofs #wemakeevents
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Its always great to get lovely feedback from our clients. Here`s one of our favourites! Thanks Rob! @orangesandlemons_ireland 🍊🍋

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✏️We are brushing up our CAD skills for the summer.
CAD (Comupter aided design) is used for drawing out site plans for events, so we are always looking at CAD plans when we are site managing! We`ve been following the @Event Site Design Ltd course and are loving it! ✏️

#eventsmanagement #sitemanagement #eventprofs #computeraideddesign #wemakeevents # outdoor events
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⛸️ Cheltenham Ice Rink - Sustainability Report 2023 ⛸️

At the beginning of the year, the Ice Rink in Cheltenham finished another successful season of skating sessions, this year with an improved focus on sustainability 🌍

We worked with @visitcheltenham and the suppliers of the Ice Rink to collate all production, transport, waste, serveware, graphics information and inputted this into TRACE. TRACE provides a sleek software to understand exactly which areas of the event are the highest contributors to the carbon output, which we were then able to format into a visual presentation. This will allow for the organising team and suppliers to work on improving for next time and reducing the event`s carbon impact event further.

For more information about the ice rink please see: https://www.cheltenham.gov.uk/news/article/2899/cheltenham_christmas_ice_rink_reports_big_economic_boost_and_environmental_efficiency_measures

#sustainability #sustainabilityreport #trace #isla #cheltenham #cheltenhamicerink #marketingcheltenham #visitcheltenham #wemakeevents #eventprofs
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🔬 As part of our ongoing training to support our roles on site, last week we took part in a day of online training with @theloop_uk We spent the day on their `Responding to drug use at music festivals & outdoor events` course to help us ensure our knowledge was on top form ahead of festival season. We had a fantastic experience and some important conversations with other industry professionals about keeping everyone safe. 🔬

#NRevents #eventmanagement #eventproduction #eventagency #eventprofs #wemakeevents #theloop #festivals #outdoorevents
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🎪 5% VAT for Festivals 🎪

@aif_uk are asking the UK Government to lower VAT on music festival ticket sales from 20% to 5% for a temporary period of three years.

As of last week, 21 UK festivals have announced having to postpone, cancel, or completely close this year. AIF are predicting that the UK may lose over 100 festivals in 2024 due to rising costs.

We have witnessed the damage that the pandemic, increasing supply chain costs, Brexit, and the energy crisis have caused to the once thriving UK festival scene. In order to keep our most-loved events alive, the government must take action now!

@alexchalk99 @dcmsgovuk

#aif #ukfestival #5percentVAT #5percentVATforfestivals #eventmanagement #festivalmanagement #sitemanagement #eventproduction #festivalproduction #wemakeevents #eventprofs
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🙌 Announcement 🙌

We are thrilled to say that Natasha is going to be a mentor as part of @wearenowie`s Level Up Scheme!

She can`t wait to see what comes about over the the next few months. Thanks to @weorganisechaos and @festivallstaff for supporting this initiative ✨

#eventmanagement #eventproduction #mentor #mentorship #nowie #womeninevents #wemakeevents #eventprofs
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