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April 2015

Find Somerset Venues24/04/2015

Find Somerset Venues

Being able to find Somerset venues doesn't have to a difficult and time consuming task, we are here to help here at Monks Yard. As you will be able to see on our website, we have a fantastic range of rooms available to host your event. Whether that's a presentation, through to business meeting, we are confident that we will be able to meet and exceed your expectations.

Our job is to ensure that your event runs as smoothly as possible. That's why you can be sure that the room you choose with us will be cleaned to the highest of standards before use. We also have Wifi available, tables and chairs, along with food and drink if required.

We make sure the prices we charge for using our facilities are some of the most competitive within the local area and all prices will be outlined at the start with no hidden extras or nasty shocks down the line.

If you would like to book your venue with us then please call our team on 01460 200020. We will be able to help and we look forward to hearing from you.

Look no further than Monks Yard if you wish to find Somerset venues.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson visits Monks Yard16/04/2015


London Mayor Boris Johnson dropped by at Ilminster’s conference centre and café, Monks Yard, on Wednesday and made an impromptu speech to a rapt cafe audience.

The sometimes-controversial figure posed for photos and chatted to customers. He also met with Marcus Fysh and Rebecca Pow, prospective Conservative candidates for Yeovil and Taunton Deane.

 “Nothing could be better for the South West economy than the duelling of the A303 and A358,” said Mr Johnson.

Senior Manager at Monks Yard, Dean Holling said Mr Johnson had chosen Monks Yard because it is conveniently located for travellers using the M5 and A303.

“Politicians don’t always have great Press, but Boris was someone people are always keen to meet. He gave a great presentation and spoke passionately about the need to upgrade both the A303 and A358.

“And true to form he threw in some amusing jokes, mainly at the expense of his party’s political rivals!

“He’s a very charismatic character and will always be welcome back to the Monks Yard, as he mentioned that he travels past regularly - as, of course, will all politicians who make visits to the South West.”


Mayor of London Boris Johnson visits Monks Yard
Looking for Venues in Taunton15/04/2015

Looking for Venues in Taunton

We are here to help at the Monks Yard if you are looking for venues in Taunton where you can host a meeting, conference or event. We are based in Ilminster which means we are perfectly located for anyone looking for a venue in Taunton or the surrounding area and all of the rooms we have available are spacious, clean and full of natural light.

On our website you can see all of the rooms that we have available to suit different party size requirements. All you have to do is let us know the type of room you're after and we will take care of the rest. This includes providing tables, chairs, WIFI access and food and drink (if required). If you click HEREthen you will be able to see our online gallery to get a better idea of the venue spaces we have available for you to hire.

Are you looking for venues in Tauntonor the surrounding area? If so, then please call us on 01460 200020. Our team will be more than happy to help and we look forward to hearing from you and assisting you further.

Conference Venue in the South West01/04/2015

Conference Venue in the South West

Here at The Monks Yard, we can't believe at the time of writing this that it is nearly April! 2015 seems to be flying by and we are pleased to say that so far, this year has been excellent for us. We have helped a number of clients throughout the South West and further-a-field with their conference venue requirements with the rooms we have available. We are certainly looking forward to seeing what the rest of the year has in-store.

If you have found us because you are searching online for a conference venue in the South West, then we would certainly love to help. You will be able to see on our website that we have a number of rooms of varying sizes available to suit a range of requirements. We also supply a range of extras if required to ensure that your conference runs as smoothly as possible.

Please do not hesitate to call us on 01460 200020 if you have any questions about the conference venue we have available. We will be more than happy to help and we look forward to hearing from you.

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