Tibbalds’ Annual Trip 2018 – Lyon

Tibbalds’ annual study tour this year visited the French city of Lyon. The third largest city in France, with a population of around 500k, Lyon was a textile city and the centre of the European silk industry. It is now a centre for banking, chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech industries, and is also the gastronomic capital … Continue reading Tibbalds’ Annual Trip 2018 – Lyon

Thamesmead…not just a clockwork orange…

Thamesmead is synonymous with Stanley Kubrick’s, “A Clockwork Orange,” and is often the first thing people associate with the area.  The cult classic paints a dark and dystopian picture of the area, but is this the reality? Tibbalds’ Engagement Manager, Claire Callow, aims to ditch her prejudices and look at the potential in Thamesmead to … Continue reading Thamesmead…not just a clockwork orange…

The Impact of Noise and Developments on Music Venues

Closed-down nightclub, Madame Jojos' in Soho, London. Image © Garry Knight Claire Callow is regularly departing the office for another live gig experience, and is well versed in many of London’s varied music venues. However, during her gigging life, so has seen well-loved venues disappear. There are many reasons for this, especially as our entertainment … Continue reading The Impact of Noise and Developments on Music Venues

Football and regeneration

In the office, I’m known for a few things; I’m the engagement specialist who bakes cakes, goes to gigs and loves sport.  So, it’s only natural that I am interested in what football teams are doing to improve their stadiums and how this impacts on the wider communities. What are the benefits for the people … Continue reading Football and regeneration