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The Best Way to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and if you haven’t already done so, now is the time to plan the celebrations. This is the one day of the year set aside for mothers where everyone can show their appreciation for the most important woman in their lives. Understandably, it’s important to plan something great to show her just how much you care.


The Goosedale Guide to Arranging a Seating Plan

For many events, seating plans are essential. Not only do they allow you to know where everyone will be seated, but they can also help you plan the layout of the room. It’s something that is essential to consider when you are looking at both business and wedding venues. Nottingham has many locations that are suitable for a wide variety of events but either way, a seating plan will still be needed. However, it can often be difficult to know the best seating arrangement for meetings and weddings. So, to give you a helping hand, here is a useful guide to help you plan for both eventualities.


How to Organise the Perfect Prom

While it may seem as though it’s a long time away, prom season will be here before you know it. Although there’s still plenty of time to find the perfect dress and start thinking about how you want to arrive, planning needs to start now.


Corporate Event Checklist

Planning an event can be a very stressful experience. Understandably, you want everything to go smoothly, but when it comes to a corporate event, there can often be the added stress of ensuring that it’s both professional and appropriate for your guests. With a corporate event, there is a greater need to get everything organised and completed to the best standards as there may be investors and other important members of the business attending.


Your Guide to Picking the Perfect Wedding Venue

wedding-table-settingThere are many things to consider when planning a wedding, but one of the biggest decisions you will need to make is the venue. It could be that you haven’t considered this yet but it’s important to think about your budget and the location as well as the size of the venue. If your wedding venue is too small or too big it could result in you having to change your guest list.

For wedding venues, Nottingham is one of the most popular cities in the UK as it offers various options for your big day. But before you go ahead and plan your special occasion, here are a few things to think about when picking the perfect venue.


Wedding Day Ideas

weddingYou may have gotten engaged over the holidays and are now thinking of planning your big day; wedding venues, budgets and a guest list are just some of the things you will need to think about. It can often be pretty difficult knowing where to start because of course, want your big day to be absolutely perfect – a day for all your guests to remember.

You do have a lot to think about but don’t let that stress you out, once the day is over you’ll wish you could relive it over and over so enjoy it while it lasts. If you are worried about where to start, then here are a few things that you will need to check off the list to begin with.


5 Ways to Start the New Corporate Year


It’s the start of a brand-new year and there is no reason that your business can’t start the year off in the right way. The new year is the perfect time to go back to the drawing board and re-focus on the most important parts of your business. It might be that you need to reconnect with investors and staff, or you might be thinking about starting the new business year with an event to motivate staff.

Here at Goosedale, we offer a wide range of conference rooms, so now is the perfect time to look at Nottingham venue hire. If there are changes you need to make or areas you need to focus on, now is the time. Here are five ways that you could start the corporate new year.


Business or Pleasure? Have Both, With Our Nottingham Conference Rooms

shutterstock_360870461Whether you are hosting a highly anticipated symposium for your industry, an annual pow-wow for your top clients, or a more informal gathering of internal stakeholders, there are a lot of things to consider.

Arguably, one of the more challenging aspects of planning a corporate event or conference is trying to decide between a venue that is welcoming, comfortable and productive, as well as a facility that is suitable for the occasion when it comes to the associated logistics and practicalities.What makes this decision even more challenging is the vast array of conference rooms out there, stretching from Newquay to Nottingham.

But how do you narrow them down? Do you opt for business…or pleasure?

Why not both?! (more…)

Planning for Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Nottingham


Party season is upon us – but that doesn’t mean that it’s too late to be planning for Christmas and New Year’s Eve events. In fact, you’d be surprised how many businesses just like yours are leaving plans until later in the year. Of course, there will always be bigger, blue-chip companies that seek out festive venue hire in Nottingham within the second quarter of the year – long before the rest of us – but for others, now is the ideal time to find the right place for your needs.


5 Things to do in Nottingham this Christmas

christmas-nottinghamHere at Goosedale, Christmas is undoubtedly our favourite time of the year! Not just because we offer one of the best services when it comes to venue hire in Nottingham for festive parties, but because there is so much going on in our city.

Christmas markets, pantomimes and ice skating – Nottingham has it all this year and it would be a shame to miss out. Below, we have picked our favourite things to do in and around the city over the festive period.