The 2016 London calendar will see some nice cultural occasions happening, together with celebrations for the Queens 90th Birthday, a program of actions marking 400 years of Shakespeare’s legacy and 40 years of Punk heritage, and the opening of the extremely anticipated Harry Potter stage present – Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby.
With one other blockbuster yr of tradition, incentive planners shall be spoilt for selection.
EXHIBITIONISM, the primary main exhibition on The Rolling Stones, can be opening on the Saatchi Gallery in April. For occasion organisers, this ground-breaking occasion presents a singular leisure platform for hospitality occasions, offering personal entry to probably the most anticipated exhibition of the yr.
To rejoice 400 years of Shakespeare, a lot of cultural venues are internet hosting Shakespeare impressed occasions. Discover probably the most iconic theatres in London, Shakespeare’s Globe, and watch Hamlet carried out in a venue made well-known by Shakespeare himself. Throughout April, flocks of Shakespeare lovers may even stroll the two.5-mile route alongside the Thames, for the Full Stroll, all through which 37 screens will present the playwright’s well-known works in a collection of specially-made brief movies.
The Barbican’s Shakespeare Weekender will see quite a lot of experiences, interactive workshops, enjoyable installations and performances with a distinction, happen in the course of the occasion, adopted in Might by The Royal Shakespeare Firm in affiliation with Tower Theatre Firm’s efficiency of A Midsummers Night time’s Dream. For delegates with a love of Shakespeare, the Barbican provides bespoke personal excursions with behind-the-scenes entry to a few of the performances.
Additionally becoming a member of within the celebrations, Museum of London are providing a Shakespeare Boat alongside the Thames expertise, the place delegates can see well-known iconic London landmarks and websites related to the Bard. For a extra laidback environment, Guildhall is internet hosting a Shakespeare Cocktail Live performance, permitting delegates to sip on cocktails while having fun with a Shakespeare themed night of phrases and music.
A hub for music, artwork and meals, Kings Place presents guided excursions of the artwork and sculpture galleries at their King’s Cross website, situated a couple of minutes from the Eurostar terminal. Delegates and incentive programme individuals may also have the distinctive alternative to satisfy performers and artists throughout their occasion. Take pleasure in a personal eating expertise at Rotunda, the place the menu modifications every day, with natural and sustainable produce served recent from the restaurant’s personal farm in Northumberland. An skilled can information diners by means of their ‘nostril to tail’ eating expertise and share with them the ethos of the restaurant.
Expertise the town’s largest assortment of rum at The Langham’s famend bar, Artesian, winner of the world’s greatest bar for the fourth consecutive yr. Set on the forefront of the subtle London bar scene, attempt their tapas fashion dishes impressed by components from the brand new ‘Surrealism’ cocktail menu.
For Michelin Star eating, Roux at The Landau gives a personal eating expertise with a contact of glamour in elegant environment, with menus devised in partnership with Michel Roux Jr and Albert Roux OBE. The restaurant is right for networking occasions and bespoke dinners.
The newly opened 400 bed room InterContinental London – The O2, situated within the Greenwich Peninsular, is situated proper subsequent to Europe’s largest leisure and occasions complicated The O2, the place delegates can take pleasure in watching superstars carry out or take over their personal area for an occasion. InterContinental Conferences’ Insider Assortment additionally offers a variety of experiences to create really partaking, personalised experiences, which may vary from off-site workforce constructing, by means of to sourcing native professional audio system.
Sports activities followers can go to the well-known Wembley Stadium, house to UK soccer and the most important stadium within the UK. From the Nice Corridor to the Wembley Suites, the Stadium provides occasion area with a singular historical past and environment. The venue supplies the right setting to carry conferences, conferences and award ceremonies. On non-match days the stadium presents a very distinctive incentive expertise, the place shoppers can dine within the presence of the FA cup within the residence group altering room.
Talking concerning the significance of the capital’s vary of cultural incentive providing, Barbara Jamison, Head of Enterprise Improvement, Europe and London, stated: “London is a singular and numerous metropolis that mixes over 2,000 years of dwelling historical past with a large breadth of museums, galleries and extraordinary exhibitions, plus it presents a bustling nightlife and world-class delicacies. This yr’s celebrations and anniversaries actually spotlight the town’s place as a worldwide enterprise centre which additionally provides a variety of nice incentive alternatives, enabling planners to mix enterprise with reward experiences and to create a very memorable occasion in London.”
Different notable 2016 celebrations embrace Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday and the 350th anniversary of the Nice Hearth of London.
Wembley Stadium, Kings Place, The Langham, Barbican and The O2 are a number of the companions becoming a member of London & Companions’ Conference Bureau staff at IMEX Frankfurt on stand F400.
For extra info and to guide an appointment with the London & Companions workforce at IMEX Frankfurt go to conventionbureau.london