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15Hatfields
Southwark, London, England
15Hatfields is a state-of-the-art venue with a strong emphasis on environmental and sustainable practices. The venue’s versatile spaces hosts up to 550 delegates and are ideal for conferencing, though to parties, product launches and small meetings...
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Commonwork
Edenbridge, Kent, England
Commonwork is an educational trust on a 500-acre organic farm and study centre at Bore Place, Kent, and is committed to exploring in practice how to live more sustainably. Commonwork’s conference and study centre presents a peaceful and creative environment for professional and personal development...
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EarthSpirit
Somerton, Somerset, England
EarthSpirit is a residential retreat centre set within seven acres of beautiful Somerset countryside yet just five miles from the famous pilgrimage town of Glastonbury...
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Folly Farm Centre
Bristol, United Kingdom
An award-winning venue for conferences, meetings, weddings and courses, surrounded by a stunning 250-acre nature reserve...
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Green and Away
Stroud, United Kingdom
Runs Europe's only outdoor tented conference centre. The Centre near Worcester is used every year by a variety of organisations seeking an environmentally-sound place for staff or members...
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The Organic Farm Shop
Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England
Award-winning organic farm shop and café, selling their own seasonal vegetables, meat, eggs, milk and dairy products, home cooked cakes, ready meals, and cut flowers, all Soil Association-registered...
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The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
A Quaker owned not-for-profit Meeting & Conference venue set in a unique 1930’s building with a modern extension in a superb Central Birmingham location...
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Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre
Lambourn, Berkshire, England
A green conference centre housed in a beautiful, eco-friendly building set in the heart of the farm, surrounded by fields and woodland, with spectacular views across the rolling downland. This purpose built conference environment has state of the art presentation equipment and conference facilities...
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The Engine Shed
Edinburgh, Scotland
The Engine Shed is a café serving a range of organic wholefood snacks, meals, teas, coffee etc, as well as a bakery and work unit producing organic tofu. All products can be purchased in the café, as well as in other health food shops...
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Trafford Hall
Chester, Cheshire, England
A unique environmentally friendly conference and events centre, in a beautiful Georgian manor house set in the tranquil Cheshire countryside, just five miles from the historic city of Chester...
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Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Woodbrooke is Europe's only Quaker Study Centre, offering adult education since 1903, set in organic gardens, which supply some of the food served to guests. You can experience short courses on personal spiritual growth, theology, creative arts, and training for Quaker roles, hire out elegant meeting rooms for conferences and stay for bed and breakfast...
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15Hatfields

Description

15Hatfields is a state-of-the-art venue with a strong emphasis on environmental and sustainable practices. The venue’s versatile spaces hosts up to 550 delegates and are ideal for conferencing, though to parties, product launches and small meetings. Expect eco-friendly touches across the board, from Fairtrade cookies served in recycled glass jars to wooden easels instead of flip charts. HD video conferencing and webcasting facilities can be used for interactive meetings and presentations.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7827 5920
Email: info@15hatfields.com
Web: www.15hatfields.com

Location

Chadwick Court,
London SE1 8DJ
United Kingdom

Key Words

venue,event space,meeting room,conferences,parties,product launch,catering

Memberships & Accreditations

ISO 14001
BS8900 NQA sustainability accreditation
Sustainable City Fish pledge
Food legacy pledge
EON electricity levy exempt
FOG mission statement

Creation Date: 
Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 07:07
Last Updated: 
Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 07:07

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Commonwork

Description

Commonwork is an educational trust on a 500-acre organic farm and study centre at Bore Place, Kent, and is committed to exploring in practice how to live more sustainably. Commonwork’s conference and study centre presents a peaceful and creative environment for professional and personal development. You are welcome to take part in our education programmes or hold your own development and training.

We regularly host events, meetings, seminars and workshops with public bodies, NGOs, social enterprises and commercial businesses as well as welcoming writers, artists and private family parties. Our chef prepares delicious seasonal food using local, fairly-traded and organic ingredients, including produce from our own farm. Accommodation is in sensitively converted historic buildings around a courtyard and complements our new low-carbon resource centre which is spacious and well equipped for meeting and learning.

Visitors can explore and enjoy our organic, wildlife and vegetable gardens, see our renewable energy installations, or take a walk along the Bore Place Field Trail. Commonwork’s extensive education programmes for school students and teachers focus on food, farming, sustainable development and global learning. We have public programmes in growing, cooking and green woodwork as well as running hugely popular open days for the public.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1732 463 255
Email: info@commonwork.org
Web: www.commonwork.org

Location

Bore Place,
Chiddingstone,
Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7AR
United Kingdom

Key Words

Sustainable working and living
Organic food and farming
Conference and Resource Centre
Education programmes for schools and community groups
Sustainable development and global citizenship
Local food, fair-trade centre
Renewable energy installations
Residential and day visits
Open days and workshops for the public
Historic House and Gardens

Memberships & Accreditations

Soil Association
Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative (OMSCo)
Sustain
New Economics Foundation
Garden Organic
Human Scale Education
Centre for Alternative Technology
Friends of the Earth
Think Global
DECs Consortium
CPRE

Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 4 April, 2012 - 18:48
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, 4 April, 2012 - 18:48

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EarthSpirit

Description

EarthSpirit is a residential retreat centre set within seven acres of beautiful Somerset countryside yet just five miles from the famous pilgrimage town of Glastonbury. The venue offers supportive workspaces for group events in restored 17th barn buildings specially converted for use as a centre. Up to 54 guests can be accommodated – more with camping.

EarthSpirit’s passions for sustainability and gorgeous vegetarian food – plus extras such as hot tub, sauna, sweat lodge and bonfires – are among the many reasons groups return year after year from across the UK and overseas.

The centre is based around a 52ft main hall with underfloor heating, oak timbers, stone walls, wood-burning stove and high roof with skylights which create a light, airy atmosphere. The adjacent sitting room has floor to ceiling windows and door to the terrace and lawn, and the large entrance lobby provides and additional space for registration or displays. The dining room also leads on to the terrace for alfresco meals and the tea room has facilities for making a wide range of hot drinks.

For more details and pictures of the centre, also listings of upcoming events and testimonials from respected teachers, please visit the website www.earthspirit-centre.co.uk

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1458 272 161
Email: office@earthspirit-centre.co.uk
Web: www.earthspirit-centre.co.uk

Location

Dundon, Somerton, Somerset TA11 6PE
United Kingdom

Key Words

Winner of Kindred Spirit ‘Best Centre Award’; committed to the environment.

Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 5 September, 2012 - 14:19

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Folly Farm Centre

Description

The Folly Farm Centre is an award-winning venue for conferences, meetings, weddings and courses, surrounded by a stunning 250-acre nature reserve. It includes many eco features, ranging from biomass central heating to rainwater harvesting. Profits are gift-aided to a local wildlife charity.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1275 331 590
Email: info@follyfarm.org
Web: www.follyfarm.org

Location

Stowey, Pensford BS39 4DW
United Kingdom

Key Words

conference centre, wedding venue, holiday centre, education centre, bristol, bath.

Memberships & Accreditations

Green Tourism Business Scheme, Green Dragon

Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 8 February, 2012 - 08:13

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Green and Away

Description

Runs Europe's only outdoor tented conference centre. The Centre near Worcester is used every year by a variety of organisations seeking an environmentally-sound place for staff or members to meet. Some events are only open to members of the user organisations, others are open to all interested in attending an event with organic food and drink, solar water heating and electricity, meeting spaces made of recycled materials and some of the friendliest people in the world! Green & Away is a charity and run by volunteers. It has been used by a wide variety of organisations including Resurgence Magazine, the Soil Association, Friends of the Earth and the New Economics Foundation.

Contact

Tel: 0870 460 1198
Email: info@greenandaway.org
Web: www.greenandaway.org

Location

Berkeley House,
Paganhill Lane,
Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 4JJ
United Kingdom

Key Words

Sustainable Environmental Outdoor Conference Venue meeting-place Eco-centre

Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 8 February, 2012 - 08:20

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Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre

Description

A green conference centre housed in a beautiful, eco-friendly building set in the heart of the farm, surrounded by fields and woodland, with spectacular views across the rolling downland. This purpose built conference environment has state of the art presentation equipment and conference facilities for between nine and 200 delegates. Each room offers a unique space for different styles of meeting – and there are plenty of break out areas. In the vaulted dining room, food cooked from organic produce grown and raised on the farm is served. Visitors can take farm tours and see how an organic system works. Or they can simply wander through grassy meadows, past grazing animals and native woodland, along the reed beds which transform waste water from the conference centre into a clear, clean lake.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1488 674 737
Email: myevents@sheepdrove.com
Web: http://conferences.sheepdrove.com & www.sheepdrove.com

Location

Sheepdrove Organic Farm,
Sheepdrove Road,
Lambourn RG17 7UU
United Kingdom
Creation Date: 
Monday, 18 March, 2013 - 21:00

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The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre

Description

A Quaker owned not-for-profit Meeting & Conference venue set in a unique 1930’s building with a modern extension in a superb Central Birmingham location.

With nine versatile meeting rooms that can accommodate anything from two to 200 delegates; full and half day-delegate packages, and a range of superb catering and refreshment options, we are totally confident that we will be able to fully meet your needs.

Our commitment to the environment is reflected in everything we do, from our use of fair trade refreshments, to recycling all of our waste packaging and paper. Use of Bio-degradable pens and recyclable take away food boxes and drinking cups. A large proportion of our trading profits are given to charity and make a valuable contribution to the local community.

Whether your event is a regular team meeting, training course or annual conference, the landscaped gardens and the contrast of traditional and modern design provides a truly unique venue.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 121 236 2317
Email: enquiries@theprioryrooms.co.uk
Web: http://theprioryrooms.co.uk

Location

Friends Meeting House,
40 Bull Street,
Birmingham B65 0PP
United Kingdom

Key Words

Meeting rooms birmingham, meeting venue Birmingham, meeting space Birmingham, conference rooms Birmingham

Creation Date: 
Tuesday, 30 July, 2013 - 09:30
Last Updated: 
Tuesday, 30 July, 2013 - 09:30

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Trafford Hall

Description

A unique environmentally friendly conference and events centre, in a beautiful Georgian manor house set in the tranquil Cheshire countryside, just five miles from the historic city of Chester. Throughout Trafford Hall’s seventeen years of hosting conferences and events, eco friendly policies have been applied to protect the environment in which they live and work whilst providing excellent facilities and customer care. The Hall has seven meeting rooms, two of which are housed in a state of the art carbon-neutral building, and 14 acres of beautiful, organically managed grounds, including an organic kitchen garden, providing freshly picked produce for the kitchen. There are 53 bedrooms accommodating up to 124 people. Outstanding value for money, the Hall provides an inspirational setting for any event.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1244 300 246
Email: info@traffordhall.com
Web: www.traffordhall.com

Location

Ince Lane,
Wimbolds Trafford, Trafford,
Chester, Cheshire CH2 4JP
United Kingdom

Memberships & Accreditations

Green Dragon

Creation Date: 
Monday, 18 March, 2013 - 21:34

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