Why the advent month is merry, festive and memorable in Leeds

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Like many of the UK’s biggest and brightest cities, Leeds is counting down to Christmas with a whole stocking full of festive activities and fun things to do. So, if you’re feeling a little of the Christmas spirit, Leeds is most definitely the place to be.

What’s on in Leeds this Christmas…

Whether you’re visiting for the day or making a weekend of it, here’s our guide to some of the best Christmas activities in Leeds this year, plus where to stay when you simply can’t take any more festive fun!

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Earn more with Weetwood Rewards

Finding meeting and conference facilities that perfectly meet your needs, and in exactly the right location, can be incredibly difficult. So, once you’ve found the ideal hub to hold crucial meetings, team-building events and important conferences, you’ll need an easy way to re-book whenever you need to.

At Weetwood Hall, we make it easy and convenient for businesses to cut out the middle man and conveniently book meetings and conferences in Leeds. However, we go one step further and also reward loyal businesses who make repeat bookings with us, and with more than just a thank you. As part of our Weetwood Rewards scheme, you can save money on the next big event in your business calendar by redeeming up to £5,000 off your company’s next booking.

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Five festive proposals: Pop the question in style this Christmas

Christmas can be the perfect time to pop that all-important question. With festive lights twinkling, wood fires burning and everyone relaxed and enjoying spending time together, it’s the perfect backdrop to make a special romantic gesture. But how to do it?  Should you simply drop down to one knee or should you plan a festive surprise? Here are some ideas, which should hopefully lead to a spate of 2015 weddings

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Calling all ‘Green Businesses’ – Why you should use a sustainable meeting room

Nowadays, going ‘green’ is not only good for the environment. It’s also extremely good for business. Green businesses that demonstrate a commitment to sustainability can stand out from competitors, impress like-minded clients and business partners and win more customers with their green image, as well as potentially saving money.

If your business is green-minded, you should definitely consider holding your meetings and conferences in sustainable meeting rooms. This is just another step on the road to becoming an eco-responsible company, but it’s a very important one.

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Not booked your Christmas party yet? Tips on planning a Christmas party at the last minute

It’s not even December, but if you haven’t planned your Christmas party yet – you could have left it a little too late. There is just enough time to squeeze in last minute Christmas parties, but only if you start planning this minute. We’ve put together some handy tips for planning office parties and family Christmas parties with only a few short weeks to go…

First and most importantly – be realistic

If you only have a limited amount of time to plan your Christmas party, you need to be realistic about what you can achieve in that time. Scale down your ambitions a little, reducing the guest list and taming down the extravagant entertainment. Remember that the more you have to do, the harder it will be to achieve last minute. It’s best to scale down your plans and pull off a fantastic party than stretching yourself too thin and having your event be a washout.

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