Archive: January, 2017

A Titanic Success at The Duke!

Tuesday 24th January, 2017|Category: News
We were delighted to welcome around 2000 visitors to our exhibition of artefacts from the Titanic and the White Star Line company over Saturday, Sunday and Monday. This unique event was organised by local Titanic enthusiast Nigel Voisey and featured his own fascinating collection of items relating to the famous cruise ship. It even offered a rare chance to see a remnant from the Titanic wreck itself, on loan especially for this exhibition. Visitors came from far and wide, including Bristol, Wales and Kent. It was pleasing to see so many children among the attendees – and we are grateful to Nigel for taking the time to answer their many interesting questions about what they saw. With the exhibition ...

Wonderful Winter Weddings

Thursday 19th January, 2017|Category: News
We wanted to brighten your January with some fabulous ideas for the perfect winter wedding. Over the festive season many couples get engaged, after all “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”! Firstly, congratulations if this is you, what a journey you are about to begin…! Christmas is such a magical, romantic time that as well as proposals, many couples choose to get hitched in the holidays. Winter Weddings offer many advantages as mentioned in our ‘Styling an Autumn Wedding’ blog including a greater choice of suppliers, who may be fully booked in the summer months and offer more flexibility out of the peak wedding season. We think the Duke provides the perfect backdrop for a winter ...

Charitable Giving from The Duke!

Wednesday 18th January, 2017|Category: News
We proudly support many amazing charities year after year. Despite being inundated with countless charity requests, we always do our best to support as many as possible, we often donate vouchers as raffle prizes from our AA rosette restaurant, champagne Tea at the Top and in special circumstances an overnight stay! On top of this, we take part in charity events as a team. As well as boosting team moral it enables us to raise vital funds for so many worthy causes. We wanted to write a post sharing all of our good deeds with you, we hope it inspires other businesses or individuals to do something for charity this year. We know it makes a difference. Most ...