July 27, 2015

5 Minutes with John Topham, Signature Chef at Bowcliffe Hall

We take 5 minutes to grill John Topham, lifelong foodie and Executive Head Chef at Bowcliffe Hall. John tells us why there’s no such thing as a typical day, how remaining calm is something he’s learnt later in life and why Sicily might not be inviting him back to take part in food festivals any time soon…

July 17, 2015

Exploring the Story Behind Bowcliffe Drivers’ Club Pieces, Part two…

Part one of our series delving into the history of the glorious pieces nestled inside Bowcliffe’s Drivers’ Club proved such a hit that we wanted to get on and tell the stories of another four pieces from this exquisite shrine to all things automotive. This month, enjoy the history surrounding the striking Spirit of Ecstasy, the winged light fittings, specially commissioned hidden radiator grills and the inspiration behind the Drivers’ Club logo.

June 24, 2015

When Work Meets Play – the Bowcliffe Cricket Pavilion

This blog was inspired by a recent article about inspiring workplaces and using them to attract the most talented workforce. It got us thinking about all the beautiful office spaces we’re lucky enough to have on the Bowcliffe Estate. There was one office space in particular which resonated most, and it may surprise you to know that it was The Pavilion. Here’s why…

June 15, 2015

Drivers’ Club – The Story Behind the Pieces…

Anyone lucky enough to have visited the Bowcliffe Drivers’ Club, the sumptuous and glamorous private members’ club located in Bowcliffe Hall, can’t fail to have noticed the exquisite motoring artefacts nestled inside its elegant mahogany panelled walls. What many people don’t realise is the story behind the pieces, how they came into being and the history surrounding them.

June 11, 2015

Four accolades in three months for Bowcliffe Hall’s Blackburn Wing

We are in high spirits today at Bowcliffe HQ, having found out that the Blackburn Wing – our own 2,060 sq. ft treehouse conference venue shaped like an airplane wing – continues to build on its awards success after being shortlisted in the Constructing Excellence Yorkshire & Humber (CEYH) Awards 2015.