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Sep
15

When hosting any type of business event, there is a lot that needs to be taken into consideration. Not only do you need to choose a conference centre London with care, but you also need to organise...

Sep
8

It is important to choose a conference room that is right for the meeting you are holding. This can be a bit of a headache, as there are numerous conference venues London wide to select from....

Aug
31

Organising a successful awards dinner can seem like a difficult task, especially after watching swanky ceremonies like the Brit Awards! However, you don’t need James Cordon presenting the...

Aug
3

Celebrate Watermelon Day with this tasty salad! Today is National Watermelon Day and to celebrate this supremely summery fruit, we thought it would be nice to present a dish that’s a bit out...

Jul
12

The QEII Centre are proud to announce that we have won a prestigious award for Best Conference Venue (over 750 theatre style) at this year’s Conference Awards. The award ceremony was held at the...

Apr
21

What’s your secret agent name? James Bond, 007, Jason Bourne; just a few names that spring to mind when we mention secret agents. Well now you can add yourself to the list, as doing the rounds...

Mar
25

Today is International Waffle Day and at the QEII we simply love waffles! To celebrate this occasion, we have our head chef Jean-Michel Viala present a recipe to make fresh waffles and the world is...

Mar
17

Welcome to another edition of our Friday Feeling blog series. We hope it puts a smile on your face or makes you laugh out loud! OAP – old age prisoner Spring is finally here; the...

Mar
7

The QEII Centre have recently designed and trialled a GEO filter on Snapchat for the venue and here are some snaps taken by QEII Staff;        Pretty cool right? Well, we think so and it’s...

Feb
10

Welcome to the second edition of our Friday Feeling post. Enjoy!    Man vs Food For those of you brave enough to have dared Red Dog Saloon’s Naga Viper Chilli Chicken Wings challenge, the...

Feb
8

The QEII Centre presented a series of masterclasses last week to give our guests a little ray of sunshine during this cold winter. The day was filled with various activities including learning how...

Jan
26

Declutter your life, the second in the QEII Inspire series took place in front of a packed audience of people eager to learn how to transform their lives. Professional declutterer Vicky Silverthorn...

Dec
1

November’s lost property items. The QEII Centre hosts over 400 events a year and sees thousands of visitors pass through its doors. As you can imagine this inevitably leaves results in a fair...

Nov
30

The QEII Centre would like to wish everyone a happy St. Andrew’s Day and to celebrate we have a classical Scottish  recipe that we feel will be a lovely treat for dinner tonight. Highland...

Nov
20

It’s five weeks until Christmas (I know it’s hard to believe) and I’m sure we’re all counting down the days. But today is Stir Up Sunday which is the last Sunday before...

Nov
11

Welcome to the second edition of our Friday Feeling newsletter! We hope you enjoy it. Man vs Food (Photo: Red Dog Saloon Instagram) Next up on the Man vs Food menu is Red Dog Saloon’s Naga...

Oct
7

Welcome to our first ever Friday Feeling newsletter. In our 30th birthday year, we would like to celebrate the weird and wonderful with you. We have put together a few things that brought a smile...

Aug
17

I have to admit to being hugely flattered when London Venue Awards asked me to join their judging panel this year, I finally felt like a grown up! From the moment I was asked to take part, I have...

Jul
19

30 years under Dan’s watchful eye… Our head of security Dan Blyghton has been at QEII right from the start and has seen many changes here, as well as overseeing security at some of the biggest...

Jul
12

Introducing our QEII Taste’s new deputy general manager, Jason Dignam QEII Taste has been going from strength to strength over the past year and with new deputy general manager Jason Dignam...

Jul
7

It’s World Chocolate Day today and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate it by indulging in chocolate cake!  We would like to share our recipe for a delicious Chocolate Torte...

Jul
1

I know what you’re thinking, it’s 5 months before Christmas. Why on earth would anyone book their Christmas party so early?! Well you’ll be surprise as this is normally the prime time for...

May
20

Tommy facts! Fruit or vegetable? Whether the tomato is a fruit or a vegetable has triggered a surprising amount of debate. This has not been entirely academic and in 1887 made its way to the US...

May
18

As it’s Vegetarian Week, QEII Taste would like to share a delicious recipe for barley, bean and mint salad. Plenty of green goodness to share with family and friends. Ingredients (Serves 6)...

May
16

  This week is Real Bread Week and to celebrate, QEII Taste have the perfect recipe to make Soda bread which will taste amazing with some hot soup a nice wedge of cheese. We promise it’s...

May
13

  Who doesn’t enjoy the delicious and versatile middle eastern dip that is hummus? We think hummus completely deserves its own day of international recognition! To celebrate, we at...

Apr
25

Our car enthusiast Mark Green shares his experience of working in large exhibitions for over 20 years as well as his future aspiration of being a TV star. Hi Mark. Tell us a little bit about...

Mar
14

What’s the story behind awards? Why do we enter them and what does it actually mean to win them in business terms? Diane Waldron, sales and marketing director, reveals all. Last year was truly...

Feb
10

The very first reaction is the only one that matters when it comes to measuring success in creating wow-factor moments, says Sital Chandarana, MD of Eventologists, the mastermind behind our...

Dec
4

Our event manager Charlotte Best kindly took time out of her busy schedule to share her experience and expertise in event management as well as some fascinating facts including her time as a...

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