Exeter PA Network’s Christmas Delight

29 Nov 2017

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On Saturday 18 November, Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre invited the Exeter PA Network for a fun-filled festive event. The day started with mulled wine (as well as a non-alcoholic alternative) and networking followed by the opportunity to view a selection of the Centre’s eight rooms.  A Christmas Table Decoration workshop run by the Abbey’s Garden… Read more »

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Celebrating 1000 years of Monastic History

26 Oct 2017

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As Buckfast Abbey prepares to celebrate its millennium in 2018, a new book has been published which chronicles the monastery’s remarkable history, art and architecture. The first monastery was founded in 1018 and absorbed into the Cistercian Order in 1147, but was dissolved during the Reformation. The site gradually fell into disrepair, and in the… Read more »

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Relaxation and business do mix well

14 Sep 2017

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The idea of having a long corporate conference in a dull, airless room is enough to make anyone’s eyes glaze over. We’ve all been there when no matter how engaging the presenter is you find your attention span slowly deteriorating as the day goes on. This has created an increased demand for conference and event… Read more »

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Testimonial: The Devonshire Association

13 Jul 2017

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In June, Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre hosted The Devonshire Association’s 155th annual conference. The organisation is one of the oldest in Devon having initially been founded by William Pengelly in Exeter in 1862. Since then, it’s membership has risen hugely with today’s figure around 1,300. The association has eight specialist sections – Botany, Buildings, Entomology, Geology,… Read more »

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Devon Life: Spring networking delight

9 Jun 2017

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Earlier in the year, we hosted some of the region’s best business minds at the Devon Life Business Spring Launch. The event was a fantastic opportunity to welcome people to Buckfast Abbey and to show off the latest room additions to our conference offering. Guests represented a wide range of Devon businesses from both the… Read more »

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Bringing the outside in – Seminar rooms 2017

5 Apr 2017

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With spring upon us, the gardens at Buckfast Abbey are filled with colour as the beautiful flowers start to bloom, so we thought what better time to unveil our recently renovated Dart View seminar rooms. Overlooking the river and magnolia trees, which are just about hitting their peak at this time of year, they take… Read more »

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Mindfulness

22 Feb 2017

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There is a tradition of contemplation within most religions and belief systems, including Christianity. This tradition has more recently become increasingly popular in the corporate world with Mindfulness. It’s ability to increase productivity and work flow, as well as providing a welcome break from the stresses of day-to-day life, have proved invaluable in the corporate… Read more »

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Digital Business Conferences

5 Dec 2016

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In today’s fast moving digital world, your delegates need instant access to their online business. Simply having a WiFi service isn’t enough, you need a conference centre that has considered your delegates’ digital needs, from the fastest, most reliable WiFi connection, to easily accessible charging points throughout the venue. It’s a certainty that many of your… Read more »

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