Dec 06, 2017 6:00 PM

Lecture: Play is considered the "job" or "occupation" of a child. They use it to develop, learn and make sense of the world around them. Occupational therapists utilise play in a variety of ways, however this lecture will focus on how to give play structure and how it can be used to assess and evaluate a child's performance across a variety of settings. This use of play has been the core to occupation-focused therapy, despite diagnosis or impairment.  CYPF Party: After the lecture, the CYPF committee invite you to continue on with the theme of play, and join us at the Rugby Tavern on Great James Street, WC1N 3ES, to help us celebrate the end of another successful year of lectures and events provided for and attended by our members living in London. It is a fabulous opportunity for networking, and we would love to see you all there. See below for googl map link.

Dec 01, 2017 1:00 PM

As part of the Park Cameras Christmas event in London, Hasselblad will be running a special X1D Photo Walk around the store’s local vicinity in West London. Hosted by renowned photographer and photography trainer, John Clements, the walk will be suitable for photographers who wish to shoot urban landscapes and/or architecture, and each delegate will have the exclusive use of a Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera throughout the whole duration of the walk.* Taking in the ‘hustle bustle’ of Oxford Street at its busiest time of the year, John will guide and assist the group with various shoot ideas, while also allowing the flexibility for the group to influence the location and style towards the end of the walk, with a Hasselblad expert also being on hand to assist in your use of the camera and answer any questions, etc. With emphasis on the advantages of using a medium format sensor, there will be a quick camera familiarisation session followed by the walk itself, which is planned to last for approximately two hours. All those attending this festive photo walk will receive a FREE SanDisk 32GB Extreme Pro SDHC95MB/S Class 10 UHS-1 card worth £29.99 for your use during the walk. . Leanrn more about the Hasselblad X1D-50c by visiting us in store, calling 01444 23 70 70, or by visiting our website.   * Photographic ID needs to be presented on the day as proof of address.

Dec 31, 2017 7:00 PM

Send off 2017 with a bang as Café Mambo Ibiza bring in the new year with their first ever New Years Eve spectacular in London! Following a huge year of unforgettable moments, the heavyweight Ibiza clubbing brand throw one last party in the capital for the biggest event of the year. The iconic Cafe Mambo lands back at McQueen for an exclusive Ibizan inspired party set in the heart of Shoreditch. Featuring unforgettable live performances, spectacular production accompanied by a White Isle inspired soundtrack.For over 20 years Cafe Mambo Ibiza has become an institution on the undisputed party capital of the world. Best known for its stunning sunsets, special guest DJs & parties, the Ibiza venue has become a right of passage for any reveller to experience on the White Isle.Winner of 2017's Best DJ Bar award in the London Club Awards, McQueen sets the benchmark for an all-in-one entertainment venue that consistently delivers on all levels of quality, featuring a laidback Lounge bar, chic yet elegant Restaurant, atmospheric Club and a summer pop-up terrace 'McQueen Outdoor' - The plush & vibrant Shoreditch venue is the perfect setting for Cafe Mambo Ibiza as they make their mark on the capital this year.Expect the unexpected as Ibiza arrives in London to bring in 2018 in style.#mambolondonThis event is strictly 21+ For group table booking enquires contact: [email protected] or call: 0207 036 9229

Nov 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Stakeholder Workshop Dates Glasgow - Tuesday 21st November, 10:30am - 15:00pm London - Thursday 23rd November, 10:30am - 15:00pm The second consultation on the Electricity Network Innovation Strategy is scheduled to open on the 17th November 2017. As part of this phase of consultation, the ENA and its members are hosting two free stakeholder workshops to facilitate more open and in-depth conversation on the draft strategy.   The ENA and its members acknowledge that in order to develop a successful and well-informed Strategy, it is essential the wider viewpoint of the industry is incorporated. Your feedback and input is very important and we encourage you to participate in this opportunity to help shape the Electricity Network Innovation Strategy. The first workshop will take place in Glasgow on Tuesday 21st November and a second workshop will be held in London on Thursday 23rd November. Places are limited so please register your interest as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.  There will be further opportunities for stakeholder engagement at ENA's LCNI Conference in Telford from the 5-7th December 2017.  For any queries, please e-mail: [email protected] Workshop Agenda 10:00-10:30 - Registration & Refreshments 10:30-10:40 - Welcome & Introduction 10:40-11:00 - Summary of work to date 11:00-11:35 - Plenary: First thoughts on the 2050 Energy System 11:35-12:20 - Q&A Panel with Electricity Networks 12:20-13:00 - Lunch & Networking 13:00-14:30 - Breakout Sessions 14:30-15:00 - Share findings from Breakout groups 15:00-15:15 - Next Steps and Close 15:15-15:30 - Refreshments & Networking Note: The same material will be covered at the London and Glasgow Workshops. Please ensure you only register for one of these events as places are limited.  Background On 30th June 2017, Ofgem issued a Direction notice to modify the standard conditions of the electricity transmission and distribution licensees. These modifications require the affected licensees to consult with stakeholders and work together to develop and publish an Electricity Network Innovation Strategy by 31st March 2018. The ENA will be coordinating the development of the Electricity Network Innovation Strategy.  A plan for delivering the Electricity Network Innovation Strategy was published on the ENA website on the 31st August 2017. As part of the delivery plan, the ENA ran a short consultation from 22nd September until 6th October to gather stakeholder views on challenges and uncertainties facing electricity transmission and distribution licensees. The feedback from this is being considered and a summary of this consultation will be published on the ENA website. The delivery of an Electricity Network Innovation Strategy is a critical part of the ENA’s innovation work programme, as it makes the ongoing collaborative work within the ENA and its Members more visible. The Electricity Network Innovation Strategy will ensure that all the relevant network licensees work together in relation to innovation, which will result in coordinated action on priority areas such as reducing cost to the customer, making our service more reliable and supporting the low carbon economy. It will also have implications for the Distribution System Operator (DSO) Transition which is the subject of the Open Networks project, also being led by the ENA on behalf of the GB network operators. For more information on the Electricity Network Innovation Strategy, please refer to the ENA website here.

May 22, 2018 12:00 PM

                           Welcome to the Motiv8 Sport London-Paris Cycle Challenge 2018 Were looking for individuals and 1 or more teams of 6 to join #TeamMotiv8 this year and fly the flag raising awareness of Organ Donation. Each team member receives some fantastic products from our National partners and of course our Limited edition Challenge Cycle wear. This Years challenges are to raise funds and Awareness of Organ Donation and life after Transplantation. Any Funds raised will go towards Motiv8 CIC's Mixed-Ability Sports and Outdoor Programmes for Adults and Children, including our Dialysis and Transplant Kids " Raising Asspirations" Outward Bound Residentials. These much needed project's give hope to dialysis patients and inspires them to keep on fighting and provides oppotunities for Transplant patients to enjoy the gift of life by integrating them back into their communities. So thank you for getting involved and "Helping us Change Lives". EVENT DETAILS This Years challenges are to raise funds and Awareness of Organ Donation and life after Transplantation. Any Funds raised will go towards Motiv8 CIC's Mixed-Ability Sports and Outdoor Programmes for Adults and Children, including our Dialysis and Transplant Kids " Raising Aspirations" Outward Bound Residentials. These much needed project's give hope to dialysis patients and inspires them to keep on fighting and provides oppotunities for Transplant patients to enjoy the gift of life by integrating them back into their communities. So thank you for getting involved and "Helping us Change Lives". EVENT DETAILS Cycling from London to Paris is by far one of the best of bike rides in Europe, so why not join us for a truly inspirational experience. For those who choose; this is a fantastic way to raise funds for the charity of your choice.Starting in London, covering just over 300 miles, this 4 day route takes us through some glorious undulating countryside on route to the ferry from Dover to Calais. Once ‘French side’, we cycle along quiet country lanes, through traditional market towns with views of the rolling green hills of Northern France. Get ready for a fantastic ride – the tarmac in France is superb, and cycling is the nation’s favourite sport, so don’t be surprised if the locals cheer you on!Whether you are a regular cyclist or simply a novice, as long as you are willing to train, then this event is perfect for you as Chapeau Events cater for all levels of ability.The pièce de résistance is ultimately the spectacular view of the 324 metre Eiffel Tower, marking the rides overwhelming finish and certainly evoking a huge sense of achievement, not to mention those unforgettable memories. The days in the saddle are long but upon reaching Paris and celebrating our achievements in this fabulous capital, the saddle soreness soon wears off! Itinerary Day 1 – London to CalaisApproximate cycling distance 138km (86 miles) Your challenge begins, after registration, with an early start from our hotel, as you head out through the outskirts of London on to the quieter roads and the stunning villages, taking in the striking countryside of rural Kent. It’s a long cycling day through some tree lined lanes but upon reaching the port of Dover and the famous white cliffs you will feel great with what you have achieved.We then board the ferry to Calais where you will relax and have something to eat. Once disembarked, we have a short ride to our hotel, your base for the evening for some well-earned rest! Day 2 – Calais to ArrasApproximate cycling distance 135km (84 miles) After a hearty breakfast we head out of Calais remembering to ride on the right hand side of the road!As we take on the smooth, relatively flat, roads we next come across a few undulations as we pedal our way through the stunning French countryside and rolling landscapes of Northern France. After a delicious Chapeau lunch we take on a few more undulations finishing with a beautiful gentle decent into the splendid medieval town of Arras, famous for its two striking squares, made by many houses dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. This is where we find our hotel for the evening. Day 3 – Arras to CompiegneApproximate cycling distance 126km (78 miles) Our route this morning heads south through the region of the Somme, which is perhaps most famous for its battles but the name is also a Celtic word meaning tranquility…totally summing up the feeling of the day as we cycle through this superb place. You will see the battlefields of WW1, many war memorials and cemeteries as we cycle along the tree lined country lanes and stunning meadows, before reaching our next hotel stop in Compiegne. Since 1968, this town has been the starting place of the “Paris-Roubaix”, the, most famous cycling race in France, after the Tour de France. Day 4 – Compiegne to ParisApproximate cycling distance 105km (65 miles) We leave the hotel on our final day of cycling, riding through the exquisite forest that surrounds Compiegne. It was here that the 1918 Armistice was signed and still resides in a small museum.We continue on our way riding through quiet quaint villages before reaching the outskirts of Paris where we will start to spot familiar sights and infamous landmarks of the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. As we cycle through the sometimes crowded Parisian streets, with car horns sounding our arrival, we pedal up the Champs Elysees and on to our grand finish at the Eiffel Tower…a truly fitting end to a challenging journey! Day 5 – Departure Day After a leisurely breakfast, the event comes to an end. Your bikes will be safely transported back to the UK leaving you hassle free to continue with your onward arrangements, whether homeward bound or enjoying the romantic delights that Paris has to offer.Chapeau Events reserves the right to change the route or itinerary for safety reasons should local conditions dictate. What’s Included?• Full bike transport to route start in London and from route finish in Paris – if required• All accommodation• All meals starting from lunch on day one to breakfast on day five• Complete transport of luggage between hotels during the ride• Full trip support including mechanics, first aid, drivers and full route support• Water stops• Celebration meal in Paris at the end of your ride. What’s Excluded?• Personal transport to route start in London and from route finish in Paris• A bicycle• Personal travel insurance• Drinks, personal items or entry to any optional tourist sites you may wish to visit.• Remember to allow extra for drinks, snacks, souvenirs and other personal expenses.• We strongly recommend you carry a credit card in case of personal emergency. What can I expect from your accommodation?Accommodation is in 3-4* hotels, picked for their proximity to our route. All the hotels we choose are excellent with en-suite facilities, offering exceptional value for money; standards however may vary between the hotels. The price of this trip is based on two people sharing a room. If you are travelling on your own don’t worry, we will pair you up with somebody in a similar position. You can also opt for a single room, but this will incur a supplementary charge. What food is included and does it cater for all diets?Breakfast, lunch, and evening meal will be provided as part of the event package, starting with lunch on day 1 and finishing with breakfast on day 5. Evening meals and breakfasts will be provided at the hotels, apart from the evening of day 1 where due to timings and logistics this will be taken on the ferry. Lunches are provided by Chapeau Catering and are a generous buffet-style (hot and cold) with plenty of energy food to keep you going! In addition, we will provide refreshments at each cycle checkpoint of which there will be 2 each day, in addition to lunch of course and consisting of water, juices and high-energy snacks – 1 in the morning and 1 in the afternoon. Chapeau can cater for all special dietary requirements provided you let us know well in advance of the trip. What’s unique about Chapeau…why should I choose you?Our events are tailored to you…our team have physically driven and assessed every mile of the route to ensure the safest and best possible route for your challenge, so rest assured you are in the safest hands. All our routes are specifically tailored with you in mind. How fit do I need to be?Chapeau events attract people of all levels of experience and fitness, all ages and backgrounds. We expect all participants to train hard in advance to achieve this challenge, but we respect everyone’s limits. You will be in the saddle for upward of 70 miles a day for 4 consecutive days, so you should ensure, as a minimum that you are comfortable riding a 60-70 mile day and have achieved this regularly before you leave for the trip. The profile on some days can be hilly, so you should include some hilly rides in your training. We design our challenges so that everyone can go at their own pace; this is not a race. Who will be there to support me during the event?Your trip will be led by experienced Chapeau Events crew. Our crew are selected for their experience in cycling events around the world, their friendliness and approach-ability, sense of humour and ability to safely and effectively deal with any situation that arises. Our crew leaders are also trained in expedition first-aid. You are in very safe hands with the Chapeau Events crew.The number of crew and support vehicles looking after you will depend on the final size of your group, but the team will be looking after every aspect of your trip whether that’s transporting your luggage, ensuring your route is well-marked, sorting out any mechanical problems or giving you a lift in our back vehicle – our “Love bus”. At Chapeau Events we pride ourselves on our high crew: cyclist ratio and believe it leads to greater trip enjoyment as well as excellent trip safety. Will I be safe?Your safety, and that of the rest of the group, is our highest priority. Our trips are designed and planned with safety in mind. Your crew will be equipped with radios and emergency mobile phones, first-aid kits and other safety apparatus where necessary. They always have access to our 24-hour emergency back-up in the UK. Our leaders are responsible for safety on the trip, and will make any changes to the itinerary they deem necessary should local conditions dictate. Pre-trip administration – such as compulsory medical questionnaires and travel insurance – is all done with your safety in mind. What happens to my luggage each day?Our support vehicles are with the group all of the time. All luggage and spares will be carried in them as we travel to each destination. On reaching our hotels, at the end of each day, you will hand over your bike for safe overnight keeping and collect your luggage. Each morning, you will hand over your luggage and collect your bike. Obviously space is limited and hard-sided luggage is not suitable, so it is essential that your kit is packed in a soft sailing bag, rucksack or expedition kit-bag. What insurance will I require?It is a requirement of entry that you have adequate insurance to cover your participation on the event. We will require a copy of valid insurance before travel. We also recommend that you apply for a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), as the NHS will cover most medical care when traveling in Europe. You can apply for an EHIC at your local post office. Is travel, to start of route in London and from end of route in Paris, included?No…you are responsible for your own travel arrangements to the start of the event in London and return travel from Paris back to UK. Chapeau will, however ensure your bike is safely transport to and from the event if required, allowing you the freedom for free time in either fabulous capitals. Perhaps a relaxing spa day in London before you embark on your adventure or exploring the wonderful sights Paris has to offer, the choice is yours.Chapeau events will of course provide advice on best travel options and further accommodation requirements should you require. Will I receive further information?Yes…a full detailed information pack will be issued following signed registration.

Jul 14, 2018 11:00 AM

CATFEST London | cats + pop culture festival A celebration of all things feline, CatFest makes its debut in London, showcasing fancy cat food, buzz-worthy furniture and accessories, along with stylish feline-inspired products for cat-folks, books, art, veggie street food, kitty-themed cakes and cocktails while helping cats in need. Meet and fall in love with adoptable rescue cats brought by London charity Feline Friends ( and connect with feline experts and other cat lovers. AND MORE… See cat videos and films, get glammed up at the Glamour Puss beauty bar, listen to inspiring talks from bestselling authors Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson (The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats) Gwen Cooper (Homer’s Odyssey) and much more. Plus great music, contests, and competitions will make CatFest one of the most exciting summer festivals. A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit London rescue charity Feline Friends ( Location: Oval Space, 29-32 The Oval, London E2 9DT  | A stunning indoor-outdoor venue in the buzzy heart of East London, close to Shoreditch and Brick Lane. • Near Cambridge Heath station + Bethnal Green tube • Accessible from Liverpool Street tube   FAQs   What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? • Near Cambridge Heath station + Bethnal Green tube • Accessible from Liverpool Street tube   What can I bring into the event? 1. Bring your printed ticket. 2. We can scan your ticket from your phone. 3. We can look you up by your name.Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable? Yes. You can make name changes.Can I bring my pet? No, please don't bring your own cats, dogs or other animals! You'll get to see lots of lovely adoptable rescue cats at the on-site Meow Parlour adoption lounge. How can I contact the organizer with any questions?  

May 17, 2018 9:30 AM

The present was made in the past. Our future is born today. What future are you birthing?  Is it time for change?          We make our futures NOT by what we do tomorrow but…           …by what we do and don’t do today               …by what we say and don’t say today                    …by what we see and feel and think today                         … by what we miss, deny, ignore, distort today This programme is for leaders, coaches, supervisors, health professionals, parents, students - in fact it is for ANYONE committed to doing something to change themselves, their lives, their relationships, their prospects.     What you learn here will equip you to act wisely amidst complexity in all aspects of your life.  You will learn to use the P6 Constellation as a presence-in-action map to assist you in deepening and extending your efficacy and artistry in and with life. Through practice you will become better able to see, adapt, communicate and take coherent, wise action in any circumstances.  You will develop the wherewithal to get unstuck and to liberate yourself into flow.  With practice you will find yourself ever more skilled in navigating the complexities and challenges you face, whatever the context.  For practitioners working with others, you will quite literally find your personal and professional practice increasingly transformed by the insights you gain. Irrespective of your roles in life, this programme will open up new ways of seeing, understanding and being in the world.  It will deliver joys and surprises; it will be challenging and sometimes a bit confusing.  This is the nature of learning.  It will call on each of you to let go of what you think you know in order to discover what is currently beyond sight or reach. Through this process you will find yourselves increasingly liberated from the fictions that bind and blind you - that prevent you being and becoming your full potential. During our time together we will make connections between ancient wisdoms and new sciences - helping you to connect to wider patterns in nature and the wider world.  We will...                                                                                                                         ...dive deep and stretch high                                                                                                        ...reach outwards and touch inwards                                                                                 ...explore what happens within and between us                                                                ...engage lovingly and boldly with our deepest selves                                               ...experiment with ancient wisdom and embodied knowhow                  wholly and wholeheartedly as ourselves, in action together ...connect where the sacred meets the systemic within, between and beyond Throughout our time together, we will share, experience, reflect, play, practice and learn together.  I will introduce you to models, frameworks and theories that can help you make sense of your experiences and insights.  You will engage in solo work, paired practice and whole group activities.  We will take advantage of all our senses and sense-making - using our bodies, minds and spirits, not in isolation but as the integrated whole beings that we are.  FAQs What should I bring?  For INDOORS: Please bring a pair of non-slip slippers or non-slip socks as we will be walking on a floor map or rug!  For OUTSIDE: We will spend some time outdoors.  Please bring suitable outdoor clothing and footwear so you can keep warm and dry.  Where has the P6 Constellation come from? The P6 Constellation has emerged through personal and professional experience over some 30+ years.  It has been proven in practice and is substantiated by my doctoral research.  Can I continue my learning after the event? P6 CONSTELLATION COMMUNITY IN PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT DAYS: Participants wishing to gain Approved Practitioner status to support others in 1-1 settings (Level 2) or group settings (Level 3) will need to engage in regular P6C supervision and attend 2-3 Community in Practice days per year. Details will be shared at the end of the training.  What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking on-street or in venue car park TRAVEL TO CLAYGATE: Direct trains between Waterloo and Guildford.  Best airport Gatwick - get train to Clapham and then connect to Claygate train.  Easy buses - K3 between Esher and Kingston-upon-Thames via Surbiton.  Road via A3. What about refreshments? REFRESHMENTS: We will provide morning and afternoon teas and coffees.  For lunch, you can bring your own food or take advantage of the pub and other eateries across the road from our venue or a short walk into the village.  We ask that you do not consume alcohol during the daytime. What are the accommodation options? SLEEP, BREAKFAST & EVENING MEALS: Claygate has several options including The Foley which has a small number of bedrooms.  All details on the web so do check out what is available and do book ahead to be sure of a bed for the night!  What's the refund policy? CANCELLATION: £75 non-refundable administrative fee.  No refund if cancelled within 4 weeks of training however delegate can do a once-only transfer to a future course at no cost.  How can I contact the organiser with any other questions? [email protected] 

Jan 27, 2018 2:00 PM

 Announcing TWO rooms of live DJs for this mega family rave: - Hardcore Heaven in Fire room with the Old Skoolers' Old Skoolers - 2 BAD MICE and adding more boom for your buck with - Pure Techno Tunnel in Lightbox with BFLF residents DJs BAKER & BEALE Start 2018 the right way - with a MEGA FAMILY RAVE with BFLF in the astonishing railway arch venue in Vauxhall.  An incredible under-the-railway-arches multi room club with one dancefloor surrounded by an LED light ceiling and state of the art sound system. Accessed via a covered outdoor area that is the perfect break out space - it is a perfect place for a family rave. Entrance via the food market away from the road. World famous, award winning family rave sensation BFLF throws the ultimate family event in our new South London venue.  We expect this show to sell out in advance so please buy early to avoid disappointment. Family fun for the post-rave generation of parents. Helping parents be responsibly irresponsible since 2013. Multi-sensory dancefloor with glitter cannons, bubbles, giant balloons and parachute dance finale -AND AN LED CEILING! Captain Cookie Craft tables with giant mural, themed crafts and playdoh table. Play area with tents and tunnels and Villa Pia baby chillout space with mats and soft-play ball pool. Licensed bar, free transfers and glowsticks. Bakerchef cake stall plus savoury street food Facepainters our excellent facepainter will be on hand. Be transformed! With PHACE by Philly. Kids £5  -  Adults £7  To be painted children must be over 2.  CASH ONLY.   Optional fancy dress: Sailing the Seven Seas. Parents remain responsible for their children at all times. For families with younger children (8s and under) though all ages are welcome. Adults are not admitted unless accompanied by a child. A max of 3 children per adult. If there are more than 4 adults per child in your group please email [email protected] for pre-approval before buying tickets. Tickets are non-refundable but can be transferred/sold on and if anybody with tickets finds they cannot attend a sold-out event please email [email protected] and BFLF will attempt to put you in touch with people seeking to buy tickets. Each member of your group must have a ticket and pre-walking infants free (but ticketed). Will cost more on the door (if tickets available). Please be aware that events are standing/dancing with limited seating, club lighting rigs (no strobes) are used and events are busy with around 500 people at each party - which helps create the rave ambience. Each event is stewarded and risk assessed in advance. Buggies must be left in buggy park and will not be allowed on the dance floor. We may photograph or film small parts of the event and by entering you are giving your permission for these to be used for BFLF promotion purposes. FAQs Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? All ages welcome but acitivities are designed with 0-8 years olds in mind. Music is played at safe levels for everyone. What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event? Very close to train and tube stations and lots of buses nearby. Parking is free in the nearby roads. How can I contact the organiser with any questions? [email protected] What's the refund policy? There is a no refund policy but if you are unable to attend you may sell your tickets to someone else. If well in advance of a sold out event please email [email protected] so we can try and match you with someone on the waiting list. If within 24hours of the event then please post them to sell on the Facebook event page - where we will validate that you have tickets.

Nov 27, 2017 6:00 PM

A seminar as part of the Birkbeck Sport Business Centre Public Seminar Series Given by: Rebecca Edser and Lucy Crickmore, Major Events Consultants, UK Sport Attendance at the event is free but you need TO REGISTER. Synopsis In this presentation, Rebecca Edser and Lucy Crickmore, Major Events Consultants, UK Sport, will explain how the UK has used the launchpad of being the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic host to become one of the world’s leading event hosting nations and how it is looking to maintain and grow this position over the coming decade. UK Sport is the UK Government’s high performance and specialist major events agency. It has had widely publicised success in helping to take team GB from a single gold medal at the Atlanta Games in 1996 to 2nd in the medal table at both the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics. Born from the UK’s successful bid to host the London 2012 games the major events programme has evolved from a programme supporting sports on their journey to London 2012, to the UK being recognised as one of the more respected and successful event hosting nations. With major events helping to showcase the best of Britain to the world, bring together millions of spectators and make significant contribution to the economy, the UK has already secured a number of the world’s top sporting events to towns and cities across the country including 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup, 2018 Boccia World Championships, 2019 Netball World Cup, 2019 World Road Cycling Championships, 2019 World Taekwondo Championships, 2020 World Men’s Curling Championships and the Rugby League World Cup 2021. This presentation will look at how the UK Sport major events strategy has used National Lottery funding since 2008 to target major events for the UK and how it has changed and adapted this programme to respond to changes in government policy and the international events landscape. Biographies Rebecca Edser & Lucy Crickmore are Major Event Consultants with UK Sport. With over 25 years of major events experience between them they have been on the front line of the major events industry in the UK as it has developed over the last decade to its current status as one of the world leading event hosting nations. Major Events Consultants work with the NGB during the feasibility, bidding and staging of events to ensure they are delivered to a world leading level. Both have worked with a wide array of sports and a large number of international event bid and organising committees including the London 2012 Games, World Track Cycling Championships 2016, World Athletic Championships 2017 and World Road Cycling Championships 2019. Reading Contact Details Seminar Series Details For further details on this seminar series contact: Sean Hamil Department of Management Birkbeck College Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Tel: 020 7631 6763 Email: [email protected] Twitter: @Birkbecksport Header Image:

Nov 30, 2017 10:00 AM

About Slingshot  Slingshot Sponsorship – an independentand strategic sponsorship sales agency basedin Central London with offices worldwide.Launched with the belief that sponsorship hasevolved and now has the ability to trulytransform businesses, Slingshot has successfullytaken their strategic commercial frameworkand applied it to the world’s leading brandswho want to take their investment beyondeyeballs and awareness.Recognising that the shift in marketing andimpact of the recession has created anopportunity for brands and rights holders tocapitalise, Jackie has gone against conventionand developed a bespoke commercialisationframework for the sponsorship industry thatsupports how to successfully deliver results intoday’s changing landscape.With innovation residing at the forefront ofeverything Slingshot does, this has led to thedevelopment of a sponsorship module withSoho Group and General Assembly – knownfor their network of innovativeentrepreneurs.Over its 7 years of existence, SlingshotSponsorship has grown to work acrossnumerous verticals with clients ranging fromgrass roots charities, leading FTSE 100companies, global music artists, start-ups andentrepreneurs. Some of Slingshot’sclients have including the Mayor of London,GB Taekwondo, Spotify, Bloodhound, VolvoOcean Race, Extreme Tech Challenge,Marks & Spencer, Universal Music, HaymarketConsumer Publishing, Renault, Wales RallyGB, E.ON, and Shell – all with the desire totake sponsorship farther. ACHIEVE YOUR BUSINESSOBJECTIVES: The agenda for the intimate day-long eventis tailored to offer tangible return oninvestment for all attendees, with the aimof helping you secure the funds that youneed to achieve your business objectivesfor 2017. ONE-ON-ONE IN-DEPTH CONSULTANCY Taught by one of the most innovative agenciesin the industry, Slingshot Sponsorship - this isa unique opportunity to gain one-on-one indepth consultancy and insight on how tosubstantially increase profitability for yourbusiness through sponsorship. THIS FULL DAY OF SPONSORSHIP TRANING COVERS: • The current sponsorship landscape• What brands want• How to uncover your sponsorship assets• What your property is worth• How to package your rights effectively• Selling your package to the right brand DIRECT AND EFFICIENT Attending one of our sponsorshipsessions at Slingshot is the most direct andefficient way to address your individualsponsorship needs, providing you with allthe necessary tools to approach sponsorshipfrom a forward-thinking and creativestandpoint.

Nov 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Please note this event is postponed until 2018   Sut gallem ni i gyd brynu a gwerthu ynni’n wahanol yn y dyfodol clyfar? Mae ein system ynni’n cael ei thrawsnewid diolch i dechnoleg glyfar. Mae gosod mesuryddion nwy a thrydan clyfar mewn cartrefi a busnesau bach yn creu llwyfan i ni arloesi’r ffordd yr ydym i gyd yn talu am ac yn defnyddio ein hynni. O frandiau sefydledig i newydd-ddyfodiaid i’r farchnad, mae technoleg glyfar yn creu mwy o gyfleoedd i arloesi nag erioed o’r blaen, gan fod yn gatalydd i rymuso ac ennyn diddordeb defnyddwyr yn gynyddol. Bydd y digwyddiad yn ymchwilio i ddulliau newydd o alluogi cymunedau lleol i gydweithio i gronni’r ynni a gynhyrchir ganddynt yn lleol a rheoli galw lleol i leihau biliau ac allyriadau carbon. Bydd y siaradwyr yn trafod prynu a gwerthu ynni mewn ffordd wahanol yn y dyfodol clyfar a bydd yn archwilio pynciau megis ynni cymar wrth gymar, cwmnÏau gwasanaeth ynni, rheolaeth trydydd parti a phrynu ynni ar y farchnad agored. Ymysg y siaradwyr mae: Keith Jones, Yr Ymddiriedolaeth Genedlaethol Dr Jeff Hardy, Imperial Colleg Llundain Fflur Lawton, Ynni Clyfar GB Shea Jones, Ail-egnïo Cymru – Y Sefydliad Materion Cymreig   Please note this event is postponed until 2018  How could we all buy and sell energy differently in the smart future? Our energy system is undergoing a transformation thanks to smart technology. The installation of smart gas and electricity meters in homes and small business is creating a platform from which innovation can take place in the way we all pay for and use our energy. From established brands to newer market entrants, smart technology is bringing more opportunity for innovation than ever creating a catalyst for greater consumer empowerment and engagement. The event will explore new ways to enable local communities to work together to pool their locally owned generation and manage local demand to reduce bills and carbon emissions. Speakers will discuss buying and selling energy differently in the smart future and will explore topics of peer-to-peer energy, energy service companies, third party control and buying energy on the open market. Speakers include: Keith Jones, National Trust Dr Jeff Hardy, Imperial College London Fflur Lawton, Smart Energy GB Shea Jones, Re-Energising Wales – Institute of Welsh Affairs

Dec 16, 2017 3:00 PM

To celebrate the launch of the new UK and EU focussed podcast, CAYDE'S TAVERN (, we will be holding our first social LAN event in association with AN00BIS Gaming! Thank you to our sponsors INSERT COIN, GRAVESHAM TROPHY CENTRE and MULTIPLAY Here's what you can expect from the event: CAYDE'S GROTTO IS AN 18+ EVENT (16-17 year olds must be accompanied by a responsible adult) 15:00-18:00 LAN event at Belong by Game, 162 Wardour Street, London W1F 8ZX All ticket holders will have the opportunity to enter into a social LAN tournament at Belong. Event 1: Nightfall Strike Race Event 2: Rumble Knockout Tournament Feel free to bring along your own food however Belong do sell snacks and drinks in the arena. All you need to bring is your login details! 20:00 til late After Party and Pub Quiz - Secret Weapon Bar - E15 4PH Following the LAN event, you'll have some time to check into your hotel and get your Christmas jumper on for the Destiny Christmas party! We expect to have a pub quiz and games available on the evening as well as Destiny themed cocktails. Full details TBA, dancing and drinking shoes compulsory. Entry to th pub quiz will be £5 per team and all proceeds will go towards our partner charity for the event, Special Effect. We hope to also be holding a raffle which again will go towards our charity donation! Thank you for taking your time to visit our page and we can't wait to see you on the 16th December. Shop for the official Cayde's Grotto Apparel here!