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Which Watches to Watch? Around 60 local business people gathered at the Southgate Hotel on Friday 1st December, for the last of this year’s Southernhay Breakfast Club meetings. The fascinating guest speaker was Antonia Bechmann from Bonhams. Bonhams holds eight specialist watch auctions every year worldwide and it is an emerging collectors’ field. Having not long returned from an auction in Switzerland, […]
Cllr Bialyk told business people in Southernhay about the importance of the Exeter bus station and leisure centre redevelopment.
Michael Caines, MBE, has very recently opened Lympstone Manor, a Grade II listed Georgian Manor, transformed into a hotel with restaurant. The local chef will be coming to the Breakfast Club with some of his team to tell us about this new venture, which Michael describes as ‘the realisation of my dream’.
Mary Quicke’s family has been making cheese for generations. The cows at Quicke’s are grass-fed and she is certain that happy cows make more delicious milk. Mary told the Breakfast Club about how Quickes create cheddar that is handmade, cloth-bound and matured with individual customers in mind. Patting a model truckle of cheese on the table next […]
Laurence Oakes-Ash, business analyst and Director of City Science, gave a very engaging talk to an audience of 50 at the Southernhay Breakfast Club on Friday 2nd December. He described how the Exeter City Futures programme, of which his company is a part, is working towards a Zero Congestion area in Exeter. They have found […]
Julian Tagg: “It’s not about football, it’s about Exeter”.
The Southernhay Breakfast Club on Friday 10th June, welcomed Rt Hon Ben Bradshaw MP to hear about ‘Brexit at Breakfast’. The charismatic local MP laid out his three ‘Ps’ encouraging an audience of local business leaders to vote to remain in the EU at the upcoming Referendum. Admitting that many people didn’t even know that […]
Exeter City Council Chief Executive tells local business group, “I’m proud of this city”. The enthusiasm that the Council’s Chief Executive, Karime Hassan, has for the city was evident when he spoke to more than 60 local professionals at the recent Southernhay Breakfast Club, last Friday 4th March. Also acting as Growth Director for the […]
At this club meeting, our guest speaker was the charismatic Joe McNulty, who runs a business called “Theatre Learning”. As the name suggests, they use actors and theatre to get across training messages to groups – they have worked for many sizeable organisations such as the MOD, British Airways, Barclays, Devon & Cornwall Police and […]
Alison Davenport, Programme Director, explained how CloistersPlus aims to raise funds for new and existing projects at Exeter Cathedral. She described how, in addition to the £4k per day it takes to ‘keep the lights on’ at the Cathedral, CloistersPlus continues to seek funding to develop visitor attractions such as the shop and information boards as well […]
Charles Lanning and Laura Smith of Bonhams Valuers and Auctioneers presented on the subject of “Why should your investments be boring?” Previous EventNext Event
Businesses learn more about Southernhay’s roots Members of the Southernhay Breakfast Club enjoyed an interesting talk by Gill Yates, an Exeter Red Coat, at the recent event on 6th March 2015. Approximately 60 people attended the event at the Southgate Hotel. After networking, members listened to Gill talking about the history of Southernhay itself. Interesting […]
There’s more to the Met Office than predicting the weather At the recent Southernhay Breakfast Club, local business people enjoyed an interesting talk by Sandra Pearson, the Met Office’s Legal Manager for Contracts. Over 50 people attended the event held on 5th December 2014 at the Southgate Hotel. Sandra explained that as well as the […]
Tony Rowe OBE held his audience captivated during his presentation at the latest Southernhay Breakfast Club on 19th September 2014. Over 60 people attended the event at the Southgate Hotel, despite the torrential weather getting to the venue. A key element of his talk centred around taking an opportunity when they present themselves; a message […]
Peter Exley – Regional Public Affairs Manager – spoke about the RSPB’s work locally, around the UK, and overseas to protect birds and other wildlife. He also explained the charity’s history as a campaigning body and the recent shift of brand and messaging (including it’s first TV advert) to reach a broader audience and build […]
Over 80 people attended the Southernhay Breakfast Club on Friday 7th March
The guest speaker for this event was Paul Nero and Niño Firetto of Radio Exe…
The guest speaker for this event was David Snell (Cathedral Guide) who gave a short presentation entitled “The Treasures of Exeter Cathedral”. Next Event