All posts by Natalie Allera

Marketing Manager for Blythswood Square and The Bonham.
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IF YOU LIKE PARTIES, YOU’LL LOVE ‘SPARTIES’

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By Natalie Allera, Marketing Manager for Blythswood Square

One of my favourite things is a party, who doesn’t love a good knees up. It’s not a regular occurrence these days as life seems to have become crazy busy since I became a parent, but that only makes me appreciate nights out a whole lot more.

Another much loved pastime of mine is spending time in the spa. There is nothing better than lying back in the hydro pool and relaxing after a hard week in the office.

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COMPETITION – WIN A BOOZY SNOOZY LUNCH FOR 4 & A £100 VOUCHER TO SPEND IN HOGARTH’S ACCESSORIES BOUTIQUE

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We are delighted to have teamed up with contemporary fashion brand HOGARTH, to bring you an exclusive competition.

This is your chance to win a Boozy Snoozy lunch for 4 people in Restaurant at The Bonham, plus a £100 voucher from the HOGARTH accessories boutique in Stafford Street, Edinburgh.

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WIN 2 TICKETS TO THE RYDER CUP 2014 GALA CONCERT

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Golf and music fans at the ready, we have a pair of tickets to give away to The Ryder Cup 2014 Gala Concert at The SSE Hydro on Wednesday 24th September.

This once in a lifetime evening will see the European and USA Teams meet live on stage for the first time, alongside captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson, ahead of the iconic sporting event which is returning to Scotland for the first time in 40 years!

Ryder Cup Gala Concert

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2 for 1 tickets for the Country Living Christmas Fair

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A special offer for friends and followers of The Town House Collection.

Country Living Christmas Fair is back at SECC, Glasgow from 20 – 23 November 2014.  This annual celebration of all things festive is viewed as the official start of Christmas by many loyal visitors and a must for anyone who enjoys a great day’s shopping.  We are delighted to have arranged a 2 for 1 tickets offer for our friends and followers. Book before 15 September 2014 and you can pick up two tickets for £10, saving £10 on advance ticket prices. To take up the 2 for 1 ticket offer simply call 0844 848 0160 or visit www.countrylivingfair.com/glasgow/booktickets  and enter the code EBCL14 before September 15 2014.

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WHY I LOVE GIVING BLOOD (AND YOU SHOULD, TOO!)

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By Natalie Allera, Marketing Manager for Town House Collection.

I used to watch the ‘give blood’ adverts on TV and think to myself ‘I must pluck up the courage to donate blood soon’. However, I never quite found the time. Perhaps I was conveniently too busy to get around to donating as I hate needles. A fear that was fuelled by a bad blood test when I was pregnant and suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum (severe morning sickness). Giving blood seemed like a thing only super brave people could do.

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BLYTHSWOOD SQUARE RED BOOTH COMPETITION

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Browsing through social media recently to check out pictures of our hotel, I came across A LOT of red booth images. It is definately a popular spot to take a selfie or group photo. How lovely to see all those smiling happy guests in what is unmistakably Blythswood Square. You can’t miss those vibrant red booths.

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WHAT’S ON GUIDE AT BLYTHSWOOD SQUARE

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View forthcoming events in Glasgow’s five star hotel.

Looking for something different and fun to do to fill your free time? Blythswood Square, Glasgow’s best five star hotel has just announced its programme of events for the coming months. From cupcake master classes to a Spanish wine tasting evening, there is an event for everyone.

MOET MOVIE DAYS
Fancy a bit of Hollywood action? Why not treat yourself to a truly indulgent Moët Movie Day. Enjoy a glass of Pink Moët & Chandon Champagne and Afternoon Tea in the Monte Carlo Suite, followed by a screening in the private cinema room. During the film you can tantalise your taste buds with some Moët & Chandon Truffle Popcorn.

Blythswood Square is hosting two Moët Movie Days: Celebrating The Oscar’s: As Good As It Gets on Sunday 6th April and Celebrating Icon Day: Breakfast at Tiffany’s on Sunday 6th July. Tickets are priced £40 per person.

VIVA ESPANA WINE TASTING
Working together with Buffwines, Blythswood Square are holding a Spanish wine tasting evening in The Monte Carlo Suite on Wednesday 11th June.

Join them on a colourful journey of discovery through the dynamic wine regions of Spain, from the “new wave” white wines from the North West to the ubiquitous flavours of the classic region of Rioja further East.

Spanish wine used to have a fairly sedate flavour profile, yet now it is diversifying itself vintage by vintage. This wine tasting evening is the perfect opportunity to catch up with all the latest developments.

The evening will start at 6.15pm and includes a wine tasting session plus a selection of Blythswood Square tapas to complement the wines. Tickets are priced £25 per person.

SQUARE EYES FILM CLUB
Back by popular demand! Blythswood Square’s film club has been a massive hit with the ladies. What better way to spend the afternoon than sipping Prosecco with friends and escaping into a world filled with Patrick Swayze, circa 1987 – “nobody put’s baby in the corner”!

Arrival is at 1pm for afternoon tea, a glass of Prosecco and tea or coffee in The Monte Carlo Suite. The films begin screening at 2pm. Tickets are priced £30 per person.

Upcoming films are as follows:

  • Casablanca – Sunday 30th March (afternoon)
  • Pretty Woman – Sunday 27th April (afternoon)
  • The Notebook – Saturday 28th June (afternoon)
  • Dirty Dancing – Sunday 13th July (afternoon)

The screening room at Blythswood Square has recently upgraded all of its equipment to included Blu Ray and Apple TV. You can now watch films in full 5.1 surround sound and full HD for a great movie experience.

FLOWER MASTERCLASSES WITH MOOD FLOWERS
Join Nick Priestly of Mood Flowers for a flower arranging master class in The Monte Carlo Suite on Sunday 8th June and Sunday 14th December (Christmas class).

Enjoy a glass of Prosecco and a sumptuous afternoon tea while you watch a full demonstration of the latest trends and Mood Flowers signature pieces. Then roll up your sleeves and learn how to make your own mini masterpiece to take home and show off.

Classes run from 2pm – 4.30pm and tickets are priced £60 per person.

WEDDING OPEN DAYS AT BLYTHSWOOD SQUARE
Did you recently get engaged? Are you looking for a Glasgow wedding venue?

On Wednesday 9th April (5pm – 8pm) and Sunday 4th May (12pm – 5pm) Blythswood Square will be opening its Monte Carlo Suite for wedding open days. This is the perfect opportunity to come along and see Blythswood Square set up for a wedding ceremony and breakfast.

The Monte Carlo Suite can provide a wonderful wedding venue location for your big day, accommodating up to 80 guests for the wedding breakfast and a further 40 for evening receptions. Natural wooden floors, rich wood panelling and luxurious fabrics create a glamorous setting.

CUPCAKE MASTER CLASSES WITH NAKED BAKES
On Sunday 15th June come along and learn how to decorate beautiful cupcakes with Naked Bakes.

All Naked Bakes creations are made from nature’s finest free range, organic and fair trade ingredients. They are topped with delicious light whipped butter cream or fondant icing. Each cake is bespoke, handcrafted and baked with love!

The cupcake classes run from 11am – 2pm and 2.30pm – 5.30pm and are priced £40 per person.

The class includes a glass of Prosecco on arrival, 90 minute master class, sandwiches and one of Naked Bakes cupcakes to enjoy and 4 boxed cupcakes (decorated by you) to take home.

BLYTHSWOOD LIVE LOUNGE FREE EVENT
Wind down at the end of the weekend with some live music at Blythswood Square. Why not choose a delicious tipple from the vast and varied cocktail book and settle down to enjoy an early evening of easy listening grooves.

Blythswood Square’s live lounge sessions are now on every Sunday in The Salon between 5pm and 8pm. Entry is free and booking is not essential. #blythswoodlivelounge

Enjoy music by Bronagh & the Boys. Six-piece Glasgow band, Bronagh & the Boys are led by Belfast singer Bronagh Monahan. Influenced by the likes of Fleetwood Mac & Amy Winehouse, the band blends a soulful sound with infectious harmonic pop.

Also featuring, The Easy Orchestra on Sunday 20th April. The Easy Orchestra have developed their own sound by taking songs both modern and old and mashing them up into a groovy easy listening vibe.

To book tickets for any of the Glasgow events at Blythswood Square and for further information contact the team on 0141 248 8888 or events@blythswoodsquare.com.

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WIN AN ISHGA SPA DAY AT BLYTHSWOOD SQUARE

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This is your chance to win an ishga Blythswood Square Spa Day Experience for 2 people, plus a full set of ishga products to take home. Click to Enter

SPA AT BLYTHSWOOD SQUARE

The bespoke ishga products have been used to create a range of luxurious spa treatments which are available at Spa at Blythswood Square. These include massage, facial, scrubs, body wraps and the very unique ishga Scottish Seaweed Bath Experience.

The Spa at Blythswood Square in Glasgow, covers 10,000 square feet and features the exclusive Blythswood Thermal Experience - a seven stage journey of alternating temperature experiences to soothe, relax and detoxify the body prior to treatments.

The Spa also features nine spacious and tranquil treatment rooms including a double suite where guests can enjoy a full range of face, body and holistic treatments, a decadent dark pool where guests can relax in warm waters, a Rhassoul, a choice of wet and dry relaxation rooms and a spa lounge.

Blythswood Square is situated in the heart of Glasgow on one of the city’s green spaces. The hotel has 100 bedrooms including four spacious suites and a top floor penthouse. It also has a restaurant, bars, a private screening room and event facilities.

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It is a well known fact that seaweed contains a high content of vitamins, minerals, trace elements and natural antioxidants that are considered essential for maintaining healthy, youthful and glowing skin. This natural marine wonder helps slow the aging skin process while protecting it from the harsh environmental elements in the air and water. It firms, tones and hydrates and is suitable for all skin types.

The name ishga is derived from the Gaelic word for water. The Hebrides has some of the cleanest waters in the world. This is where ishga sustainably hand harvest the seaweed to produce their 100% organic ingredient for their skincare range.

WHAT’S SO GOOD ABOUT SEAWEED?

  • Seaweed is a fascinating sea plant with an abundance of natural chemicals and beneficial ingredients.
  • Seaweed or Algae is one of the oldest forms of life on the planet.
  • Oils in seaweed have been used for many years to recuperate from illness.
  • Natural anti-ageing and anti-cellulite properties.
  • Seaweed has been used as an effective treatment for conditions like Psoriasis, Eczema, Dermatitis and Acne.

COMPETITION PRIZE

The winner will enjoy an ishga Spa Day at Blythswood Square for 2 people, plus a set of ishga products to take home.

The Spa Day will include:

  • Full use of The Thermal Experience
  • ishga Seaweed Bath – 30mins
  • ishga Facial or ishga Hot Stone Massage – 55mins
  • Spa Lunch or Afternoon Tea in the Spa Café
  • Gift Bag

HOW TO ENTER

You can enter through Blythswood Square’s Facebook Page, or simply email natalie@thetownhousecollection.com with your name, telephone number and ‘ishga Competition’ in the subject line and you will be entered into the free draw.

Terms and conditions apply. For further information click here.

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BLYTHSWOOD SQUARE – JACK VETTRIANO HOTEL BREAK

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Blythswood Square Glasgow is delighted to announce partnership with Kelvingrove art gallery which provides the ultimate package for art lovers – the Jack Vettriano hotel break.

Enjoy a luxury overnight stay in the 5 star city centre hotel in Glasgow and a visit to the Retrospective exhibition of paintings by Jack Vettriano. This exhibition show cases over 100 paintings, from 1992 when he created the famous piece “The Singing Butler” right up to 2012. Jack is known for his Scottish heritage and controversial images that sell at the speed of lightening.

The Jack Vettriano Hotel break starts from £216 per room and includes the following:

Luxury accommodation in a bespoke designed classic bedroom

  • A 3 course lunch or dinner from the delicious market menu
  • A personal meet and greet (and queue jumping) escort into the exhibition by a member of the museum team
  • A signed copy of Jack Vettriano’s exhibition book
  • Full Scottish Breakfast

Contact the reservations team now to book your break:
T: 0141 248 8888
E: reserve@blythswoodsquare.com

Prices are based on 2 adults sharing a classic bedroom and are subject to availability. This package can be booked from today until 23rd of February 2014.

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CHRISTMAS GIFT VOUCHERS FROM THE TOWN HOUSE COLLECTION

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Treat a loved one this Christmas to a monetary or experience gift voucher at one of our luxury hotels.

This is the perfect gift for him or her that is sure to leave a memorable impression. Blythswood Square, Glasgow and The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh offer a range of fabulous options.

For foodie friends, you can purchase a delicious afternoon tea or 3 course fine dining vouchers. Cocktail or bubbly vouchers, which start from £25, are another popular gift – perfect for those who love to party. The ideal start to New Year celebrations!

Overnight stay gift vouchers start from £195 at Blythswood in Glasgow and £149 at The Bonham in Edinburgh based on 2 people sharing. This is the perfect romantic getaway gift and is sure to make those Christmas dreams come true. Why not go all out this year and purchase a night in the magnificent Penthouse at Blythswood Square. This experience will quite literally take your loved ones breath away.

The award winning Spa at Blythswood Square offers a range of gift options from a 5 star thermal experience to a range of wonderful facials and massages from £80 per person. With the cold frost outside, this is the perfect time to be pampered and treated like royalty. Why not, #youonlyliveonce

Christmas gift vouchers are valid for twelve months from Boxing Day 2013, so you can buy your loved ones our luxury gift experiences in plenty of time for Christmas without losing out on the validity.

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THE BONHAM CHRISTMAS GIFT VOUCHERS

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