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February Has Been Event-Full

It feels like the year has only just started yet we are already turning the calendar over to March. The evenings are getting lighter, Harrogate is starting to blossom and Spring is round the corner...

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My First 6 months as Deputy Venue Manager at YEC

By Mike Large It’s now been 6 months since I started as Deputy Venue Manager at the Yorkshire Event Centre and I’m loving every minute. We have a great team of talented people working on sales (finding and contracting the events) and operations (making the events...

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Stripped Tractor

Pimp my Tractor

Have you seen the YEC’s stripy tractor? It’s the talk of the town you know…. It started its life as a normal red tractor doing really mucky but useful work, cutting grass and hauling trailers. Until one day lots of new machines arrived it became...

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pud for event

A Pud to Reflect an Event

If you frequent social media sites (which I must admit to), you will have seen plenty of photos of other people’s food. It could be an exquisite, Michelin-starred celebration meal or a quirky cake; maybe it’s served in edible bowls or comes with a pair...

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Loving Ice Cream on Valentine’s Day

As I look out of the window, I see a beautiful covering of frost across our acres of lawns that surround the Yorkshire Event Centre. I think of warmer days to come and basking in the summer sunshine while enjoying a cool refreshing ice cream....

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Celebrating Yorkshire Day on August 1st

We'll soon be celebrating Yorkshire Day, an eventful date in the calendar. Organised by our parent charity the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, the Great Yorkshire Show is a big event on our calendar and something we are very proud to be associated with. Following very quickly on...

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