A warm welcome to Nicholas Oxborrow as the newest member of The Event School London's Associate Teaching Team. We are delighted Nick has joined our specialist event training school to share his extensive knowledge and expertise with our students. With an educational background in Hospitality Management from Hotel School Switzerland and Boston, Nick has had a 30-year career in hospitality and events management. Nick has created and managed events worldwide while running his aw
One year ago these amazing wedding planning graduates started their evening classes in a normal world. A few weeks later they were studying in virtual classrooms as London entered its first lockdown. ✨ They all completed their course in live online classes with Siobhan Craven-Robins and we are so proud of the progress they have made since then even in the most difficult of difficult times. ✨ Many of them have set up their own wedding planning businesses and continue to engag
As we all well know, this pandemic has created an unprecedented situation. It feels like life has been on hold for most of this year and we all feel a frustration in not knowing quite when it will be over, and we will be back to a semblance of ‘normal’. What we do know, is that we will get back to normal and when we do, there will be all the more reason to celebrate. One of the industries that will reignite is the wedding industry. I think that finding something to do: a proj
I have recently had two reminders of great memories courtesy of some ex-clients. It’s always lovely to be remembered at key moments in ex-clients lives and these have somehow felt all the more special during this strange time. In July I heard from New Yorkers, Jonathan and Kelley who celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary. Jonathan had arranged a surprise Zoom with me as part of their 'lockdown celebration'. It's so hard to believe their wedding was 20 years ago, it doesn'
‘We were on a break!’ It certainly feels like we are ‘on a break’ right now; but that is ALL it is. We will get back to normal, weddings will continue to take place and our industry will thrive again. We are not winding down to a close, it’s just we can’t quite see the end of this yet, and with that comes worry. It’s hardly been a break or rest period as there’s been weddings to undo and reappraise - not something we are in the business of doing to this extent. We all know we
A brilliant start to the Spring Term with our Certificate in Wedding Planning evening classes launching at the iconic Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel in Central London. Starting 10 February, the classes will be held over 8 Monday evenings and are taught by renowned wedding industry leader, Siobhan Craven-Robins. With students travelling to evening classes from all over London as well as after work in the city - the Le Meridien is ideally located to make it easier for all partici