5 crazy things done to raise money for charity across the world

28 February 2017

Yarnkfield Prk - Lion Charity Stunt

 Raising money isn't only a great opportunity to do something amazing for your community, it's also a really fun way of breaking your routine.

It's tough finding the perfect venue to hold your charity event so we've looked at the five most extravagant ways that money has been raised for charity across the world for some inspiration...

Why has Christmas Jumper Day become such a popular charity event?

19 December 2016

The season of goodwill is upon us! As a popular venue for charity events we've seen and joined in with many fundraisers. This year, we'll be donning our fluffy festive knitwear to celebrate our favourite annual charity event, Christmas Jumper Day! This fantastic money-raiser was started by Save the Children UK.

5 fundraising ideas for your office this Christmas

18 November 2016

It's that time of year again! It seems only a few moments ago that we were blogging about planning Christmas parties. But December is almost here and we're preparing for an exciting month at Yarnfield Park – the perfect venue for the not-for-profit sector.

Stress Free Event Planning

28 September 2016

When planning an event, you might think you've got everything covered...until the day comes and you've forgotten to inform delegates about parking...or you've not printed the Wi-Fi password in the programme. But it doesn't have to be a horror story. We've put together this handy guide to get you thinking about your event in ways you didn't even consider. You can thank us for keeping an eye on your stress levels. Or you can check out Yarnfield Park's incredible facilities, a national training centre equidistant from Manchester and Birmingham.

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17 May 2016


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Planning a large fundraising event? Here's what you need to know...

09 May 2016



Events are a popular form of fundraising (whether it's a family fun day, silent auction or charity ball). But for those organising the event, there's a lot to consider and it can sometimes be very stressful and hectic! As a national training centre, we've hosted countless large events, so we've put together some tips that we've picked up along the way to help you plan your way to a great event.

Strange and wonderful events that you might not know exist

23 March 2016

kittens at a large conference venue

When it comes to events, we thought we'd seen it all. As a large conference venue with residential facilities, we've held more training events, expos and conferences than we can count!

However, a quick Google search reveals some wonderful events happening around the world, truly demonstrating the breadth of variety within the events industry. Here are some of our favourites (cats and icecream are involved!)...


5 meeting productivity tips - get more out of your time

03 March 2016


At Yarnfield Park, we've seen a meeting or two. As a residential conference centre conveniently located in the West Midlands, we host hundreds of meetings at our venue every year.

We know that sometimes meetings in the office aren't as productive as they ought to be, so we've put together 5 simple meeting productivity tips to help your team get more out of their time.

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About Yarnfield Park

At Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre, in the Midlands, we work with companies from a diverse range of business sectors to help them achieve their conference, training and development goals. We offer one of the fastest free dedicated Internet and WiFi solutions within a training and conference centre in the UK.

Situated in the Midlands, our training and conference centre’s central location is accessible from all over the UK via the region’s excellent transport links.

We have over 32 flexible meeting spaces, from large theatres for 450 delegates to vast outdoor space ideal for team building. We have a successful track record in delivering residential and non-residential conference and training programmes for associations, government and corporate clients.

Tel: 01785 762900