At the end of last year, a selection of Bentley’s magnificent cars rolled up Bowcliffe’s gravel drive and were parked around the estate as part of a Private Bentley Auction. A select 30 Bentley dealers attended, arriving at 1pm to enjoy wine, soft drinks and beers alongside a delectable Moroccan style buffet put on by Signature Chef, John Topham…. Read more »
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Restoration has officially begun on the original Bowcliffe Hall ballroom.
This magnificent room, which would have been the hub for grandiose balls, social gatherings and parties, is brimming with beautiful original features and has an imposing, soaring ceiling. Following successful restoration of numerous other significant rooms within Bowcliffe Hall including the Morning Room and Bowcliffe Room, it was decided that the Ballroom also deserved some special attention.
Back in August 2015, a wonderful couple named Wendy & Steve chose Bowcliffe Hall as the place they wanted to say ‘I do’. And what a wedding day it turned out to be.
Bowcliffe doesn’t have specific wedding packages, choosing instead to work with each couple to create a completely bespoke day. With a limited number of weddings throughout the year, Wendy and Steve were given complete creative license for their special day, with the help and support of Bowcliffe’s Director of Events, Michael Gledhill.
As predicted, Bowcliffe Drivers’ Club Members’ were out in force for our second cheese themed Members’ Evening held on 8th December. Alongside guests, we welcomed Judy Bell MBE of Shepherds Purse Cheeses and Johnny Pearson from Bowcliffe’s wine merchant, House of Townend to the sumptuous surrounds of the Drivers’ Club for an evening of cheese talk and tasting.
High-profile entrepreneurs James Lambert OBE, Lawrence Tomlinson and Jonathan Turner – who have built their companies to a legendary status – shared the secrets of their success with Yorkshire business leaders at a one off seasonal charity event last week at Bowcliffe Hall.
Earlier in the Year, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) awarded the Blackburn Wing the ‘RIBA Yorkshire Award 2015’ and ‘Client of the Year 2015’ to Jonathan Turner and the Bayford Group. Last week, key members of the architect community and notable figures from RIBA were invited to a behind the scenes talk and tour of the award-winning development.