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Broadsword's Birthday

Posted by  Anna Green on August 1, 2019

Today is Broadsword’s birthday!

Our fantastic Event Production Agency was incorporated on 1st August, 2006, by Founder, Bruce Teggart which makes us an incredible 13 years old. Was the name ‘Broadsword’ chosen as a reference to the film ‘Where Eagles Dare’ or a discussion in the pub about medieval weaponry? As Trebuchet was also considered then that might be a give-away!

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Public Speaking in Madrid – Some Useful Tips

Posted by  Anna Green on June 18, 2019

It’s never too late to try something new.

When asked to attend the second C&IT International Forum as a speaker, I was a little apprehensive. These were unchartered waters for me; I love conversation of course, but the responsibility to add value and contribute meaningful content, was rather daunting. Let’s face it: most of us experience public speaking butterflies, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. A little nervousness raises our level of performance but it’s important that the balance doesn’t tip from nerves to anxiety.

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Run, Broadsword, Run!

Posted by  Alice Taylor on June 13, 2019

On 1st September 2019 a team of Broadsword employees will be running 10k in London's most iconic park, Hyde Park, to raise money for Mind.

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. They won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respectMind believe no-one should have to face a mental health problem alone. They’ll listen, give you support and advice, and fight your corner. 

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Broadsword opens Manchester Office

Posted by  Liam Bremer on June 3, 2019

Some big news to kick this month off, we are delighted to let you know we now have a Manchester office, which is a two minute walk from Manchester Victoria station. We’re proud to be a part of Federation House, a historic building in the centre of Manchester filled with a community of digital businesses built on ethical values.

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Broadsword’s View from The Shard

Posted by  Alice Taylor on May 30, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Broadsword has recently been selected to join the approved supplier list at The View from The Shard for delivering exclusive events. The View from The Shard offers a unique opportunity to hold your event 800ft above the ground with unparalleled 360° views across London.

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Award Winners Again!

Posted by  Anna Green on May 21, 2019

We are absolutely thrilled to have picked up a silver for Best Awards Event Production at the Awards Awards. 

Broadsword’s entry was based on BIFA – the British Independent Film Awards. Each December, Awards Season, Christmas and the British Independent Film Industry merge to provide us with a perfect storm of an event.  The stars literally align on the red carpet at Old Billingsgate for a glittering celebration of British film where you don’t need a Hollywood budget to find yourself sharing the stage with some of the biggest names in movies. 

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TUTANKHAMUN: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

Posted by  Alice Taylor on April 29, 2019

Commemorating the centenary of the discovery that captivated the world, the largest collection of King Tutankhamun's treasures ever to travel out of Egypt will open at the Saatchi Gallery for a limited run.

Broadsword are thrilled to announce that we have been selected as the sole production supplier to the Gallery from 2nd November to 3rd May 2020 while a new collection, Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh makes its final London appearance.

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Earth Day, Energy & Events

Posted by  Anna Green on April 24, 2019

Earth Day is a global event celebrated on April 22nd. More than one billion people in 192 countries take part in a day of civic action. In 2018 the theme of “End Plastic Pollution” focused on a global effort to eliminate single-use plastics. Earth Day 2019, the 49th year, campaigns to “Protect our Species”. The world is facing a mass extinction of species due to climate change, deforestation, habitat loss, trafficking and poaching, unsustainable agriculture, pollution and pesticides.

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Easter Venue Hunt

Posted by  Alice Taylor on April 18, 2019

Introducing you to our Easter Venue Hunt – over the last two weeks we have been posting a photo a day from a venue we work in.

If you haven’t had a chance to take part, all you need to do is guess the venue, matching the photos with the following unique London locations:

Saatchi Gallery
Somerset House
Royal Horticultural Halls
Design Museum
Battersea Arts Centre
Science Museum
Tower Bridge
Museum of London Docklands
Odeon Leicester Square

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