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Guest Blog: Escape London for an event in Ardingly

As I drove to work this morning along, as Ed Sheeran would say: “those country lanes”,  I can’t help but feel lucky that not only is my commute to work fairly simple and stress-free, with none of the daily irritations of heavy traffic, it’s also taking me to a calm and quiet part of the country, Ardingly.

We are very lucky to have some of the most beautiful countryside right on our doorstep here in West Sussex. It brought to the forefront of my mind all of the wonderful team building events held here at the South of England Event Centre, how lucky they were with the fantastic weather on the day of their events, what amazing fun they had, and how great it was to watch them all bonding with each other, and laughing.

I’ve sometimes heard people call team building a pointless exercise, but I believe it’s a great tool for bringing your employees together, enjoying activities they might never normally do, and building relationships that will benefit themselves and you, all whilst leaving behind the daily grind.
It takes them from being shining stars individually to being a strong team together, with the skills to be able to think outside of the corporate box, brainstorm, and share ideas in a safe, happy environment.


The skills your team learn on team building days, are then brought back into your workplace where they can utilise the benefits and you can gain from having a productive and often more responsive team.  Do you still think that team building is not for your business? I thought not……

So, let us at the South of England Event Centre help you build up your team and show you why we have the perfect location, with one of our amazing team building packages.

As an added bonus, if you book your team building day with us before 30 June 2018, we will throw in 6 tickets to see ‘Steps’ or ‘Simple minds’ at our venue this summer (T&Cs apply).

Don’t delay, get in contact today, and keep putting your team forward to build on those basics!

See you soon!


Kim Matten, General Manager
South of England Event Centre