The best of British: A look at British Pie Week 2015

If you still have fond memories of Pancake Day but just can’t wait until the chocolate-fest that is Easter, you’ll be delighted to know that there’s another hugely exciting foodie event for your calendar coming up very soon – it’s nearly time for British Pie Week 2015!

Coming up on 2nd to 8th March 2015, this fantastic event is a celebration of the great British pie in all of its many forms, sweet or savoury, hot, cold, main meal and snack-size. Despite being a nation of pie-lovers, it’s surprising how many of us haven’t heard of British Pie Week before.

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Want a great night out in Leeds with your mates? Head to the Stables Pub

Want a great night out in Leeds with your mates? Head to the Stables Pub

There is no doubt that as a city, Leeds boasts many fantastic venues, with something to suit all tastes on a night out. However, there aren’t many with real character and historic charm, but you will find this and much more at Stables Pub at Weetwood Hall in Leeds.

Traditional pub food and award-winning cask ales

A big part of the draw of Stables Pub at Weetwood is its Cask Marque real ales, which between them have racked up quite a few awards. These real ales perfectly complement the delicious pub meals, from a locally sourced trio of Yorkshire Dales sausages to a range of freshly made pies, on offer at this traditional Leeds venue.

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Treat your loved one this Valentine’s Day at Weetwood Hall

At Weetwood Hall, we go all out for February 14th, the most loved-up day of the year. We’re planning a whole weekend of romantic Valentine’s Day events, from a special, extra-delicious menu to a fabulous Valentine’s Ball on the Saturday night.

The treats on our Valentine’s menu this year include extra-special sparkling wine, king scallops, a beef daube with burgundy sauce and a rack of lamb, not to mention mouth-watering desserts such as a marbled white and dark chocolate torte with fresh raspberries.

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What to expect from the 2nd annual WW1 Conference at Weetwood Hall

2014 may have marked 100 years since the First World War, but commemorations continue into the New Year around the country and all over the world. At Weetwood Hall in Leeds this August, the focus is again on this most significant milestone in world history, offering new perspectives on a myriad of fascinating WWI issues.

Returning for a second year after the success of last year’s ‘First World War in Retrospect’ event, which was excellently attended by delegates from all over the world, military consultant Colonel Alan C. Roberts and conference director Dr Peter Liddle will present the 2015 conference. Full details of the event are currently being finalised, but here’s an inside look on what to expect this year.

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Want to build your team in 2015? How to host an effective team-building day

Want to build your team in 2015? How to host an effective team-building day

Team building activities can do wonders for improving relationships in the workplace, as well as rewarding hard-working employees and encouraging them to work together and have fun at the same time. However, if poorly organised, team building events can be something that employees dread.

If you want to make your first team building day of 2015 a resounding success, follow these handy team building tips:

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