2014 News Archive

November 2014

ALL CHANGE FOR EVENTS AND HOSPITALITY QM RATES IN 2015!
28 November 2014
Many of our existing clients will be aware that our rates have traditionally changed in January of each calendar year. From January 2015, we are changing this; rates will now change for conference clients from the 1st August each year, while for accommodation clients the rate change will continue to take place on the 1st January each year.

ENJOY FLEXIBLE AND CONTEMPORARY EVENT CATERING FROM OUR IN-HOUSE TEAM!
21 November 2014
Catering & Hospitality QM is the in-house team at Events & Hospitality QM responsible for providing a flexible event catering service to Events & Hospitality QM guests, as well as operating a range of on-campus catering outlets.

EAST LONDON GETS FESTIVE AS VICTORIA PARK PREPARES FOR THE ARRIVAL OF 'WINTERVILLE'!
18 November 2014
From Tuesday 2nd December, East London will be transformed into a magical winter wonderland as 'Winterville' arrives in Victoria Park! Winterville is a magical winter wonderland in the format of a Christmas town in the heart of the East End!

QUEEN MARY'S GREAT HALL SHOWCASES THE BEST OF LONDON'S ACADEMIC VENUES
13 November 2014
The art-deco Great Hall at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) stepped into the events industry limelight on the 12th November when it hosted the second annual Venuemasters London (VML) Showcase. The event, featuring 10 of London’s academic venues included a keynote speech by Fay Sharpe, a founder shareholder in venue finding agency Zibrant alongside networking with the member venues.

October 2014

WORK COMMENCES ON NEW £25 MILLION GRADUATE CENTRE
14 October 2014
Work has commenced on the latest addition to the Mile End campus at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) - the £25 million 'Graduate Centre', which will feature new space for those looking for unusual event space in this part of London.

July 2014

OUT AND ABOUT WITH THE MEETINGS SHOW UK 2014!
9 July 2014
Events & Hospitality QM is excited to be exhibiting for the first time at this year’s Meetings Show UK! The show is specifically designed by meetings professionals for meetings professionals and is focused around a large exhibition, networking opportunities and professional education.

EVENTS AND HOSPITALITY QM LAUNCHES ITS INNOVATIVE NEW WEBSITE!
8 July 2014
Events & Hospitality QM (the hospitality brand of Queen Mary University of London) is excited to reveal its brand new streamlined website! The key driver behind the project has been the end user’s (i.e. potential clients) experience. 

June 2014

THE IMPORTANCE OF A DIGITAL PRESENCE
25 June 2014
Lauren Page, Events & Hospitality QM's Digital Marketing Executive talks about the need for an organisation to ensure its digital presence keeps pace with emerging trends and the process we went through when redesigning our own site in a piece for MyVenues.

QM GREAT HALL PROVES TO BE A ROARING SUCCESS!
19 June 2014
The iconic art-deco Great Hall at Queen Mary University of London hosted its first major live concert, following the hall’s £6.3 million refurbishment on the 1st May with a show from Damon Albarn and his band The Heavy Seas.

MARCH 2014

OUR NEW TASTEBUD TINGLING, MORE AFFORDABLE MENUS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!
4 March 2014
We are delighted to announce that our new catering menus are available now! These menus have been completely revised to offer a flexible range of options to suit every event. 

FEBRUARY 2014

DAMON ALBARN TO PLAY QUEEN MARY'S GREAT HALL
28 February 2014
Damon Albarn will play the iconic art-deco Great Hall at Queen Mary University of London for one of just two intimate dates in London to mark the launch of his first solo album Everyday Robots. (Image credit Linda Brownlee). 

JANUARY 2014

LEN GOODMAN’S DANCE BAND DAYS LIVENS UP THE QM GREAT HALL!
14 January 2014
QM’s largest facility, the 770 seat art-deco Great Hall stepped into the limelight when Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman paid homage to the days of dance bands in the 1920s and ‘30s in a new BBC 4 programme.  

QM'S OCTAGON TAKES TIME OUT FOR QUESTIONS!
14 January 2014
The Grade II listed Octagon at Queen Mary has proved once again its versatility when it comes to hosting events with the return of the BBC’s Question Time for a fourth time!