Meet Hilary of Hilary’s Cakes & Bakes, a family run bakery specialising in bespoke wedding and occasion cakes. Hilary tellus us about her interesting introduction to the world of cake-making…
Razzle Dazzle, a perfect name to complement the Art Deco style of The Midland. Meet Karla and Lyndsey who are masters at capturing a couple’s idea of their dream day and dressing the wedding venue to make it a reality. Continue reading “Putting on some Razzle Dazzle Style at The Midland”
Spring is nature’s way of waking up from sleepy hibernation, and don’t we all need to shake ourselves awake from cosy winter repose? Colour-bursts of new life in the Lake District and Lancashire showcase the vibrant hue of deep-pile carpets of bluebells, Wordsworth’s beloved sun-glow daffodils and fresh green of woodlands putting on their new clothes.
As English Lakes guests arrive for our glittering 2016 New Year celebrations around the group – sumptuous banquets, champagne on ice, piper piping, decorations all a sparkle, fireworks across the lake – take a thought for those around the world that will be celebrating in less salubrious style … Continue reading “Five Strange New Year Traditions from Around the World!”
It’s International Chefs Day and we just wanted to give a big shout out to the Head Chefs at English Lakes. These guys amaze us every day with their hard work, creativity and dedication to their craft. We asked them about their favourite food and who inspired them to get into the kitchen. Their teams have a few interesting things to say too!
Continue reading “English Lakes and Five Mighty Fine Chefs”
Mark Needham, General Manager of The Midland Hotel introduces us to a drink with a history of humble beginnings but which, recently, has been brought right up to date to enjoy something of a renaissance around the world. Continue reading “The Midland Get Creative with Rum – the new star on the drinks scene”