Entries by Carol Robinson

Five benefits of a winter wedding

The most popular months to wed in the UK are the warmer months of May to September *, with the numbers of weddings in December to February lagging a long way behind. But when it’s time to select a date for your wedding, the winter months shouldn’t be written off and here’s why. 1. It’s […]

Top tips on what to include in your conference menu

When it comes to conferences and events, the food you serve your delegates does make a difference. However, devising a menu that looks good, tastes better and will keep your conference attendees awake and engaged during your event is no easy task. Here are some of the “must-haves” for your conference menu.  Slow release carbohydrates […]

A simple guide to wedding speeches

There are no rules Gone are the days when wedding speeches were the exclusive territory of the father of the bride, the groom and the best man. While you might wish to stick to tradition, don’t be afraid to mix it up a little. Some wedding parties choose to have an all-female line up, others […]

Top reasons for choosing an academic venue for a conference

In a competitive market where new and unusual venues spring up almost daily, why would you choose an academic venue for your conference or meeting? The very name “academic venue” conjures an image of old fashioned facilities and inflexible ways of working. Or does it? There are several good reasons to choose an academic venue […]

Five ways to include your family history in your wedding

If you’ve chosen to get married at Royal Holloway, chances are you enjoy a good bit of history. After all, Royal Holloway is steeped in historic value, with a plethora of famous alumni, beautiful architecture and one of the country’s finest private collection of Victorian art. So we thought that to celebrate Royal Holloway’s history, it […]

How to get over first dance nerves

A first dance is supposed to be a wedding day highlight, the moment when you and your beloved lead your guests onto the dancefloor for the first time as a married couple. But for some people, the thought of having to bust any kind of a move, even a very slow one, in front of […]

Five things to do during your stay at Royal Holloway

Whether you’re in town for a conference or a guest at a wedding, Royal Holloway, University of London is ideally situated in the heart of the Surrey countryside, just a short distance from central London. This best-of-both-worlds location means that there’s plenty to see and do during your stay – here are some of our […]

Five ways to entertain children at your wedding

The secret to having a stress-free reception for both your guests with young children and for you when having children at weddings, is to be prepared and provide lots of child-friendly fun. We’ve come up with a list of 5 things you could consider to entertain children at your wedding, because a happy bunch of […]

How to make the most of your bridal boutique appointment

This is one just for the ladies! We’ve all seen the movies, the famous dress montages where our bride tries on a series of ludicrous dresses while her friends sit around sipping champagne until she finds the one. Real life, however, is a little bit different. Finding your dream dress can be the most fun […]

Justifying attendance at a conference

You know attendees love your events – just look back at the comments! But it’s becoming increasingly difficult for them to convince their employers to bear the expense. Some businesses see great value in allowing their employees to attend events that will help them to do their jobs better, but many conference attendees will have […]