Warren Gatland The Events Room

Warren Gatland unquestionably ranks as an all-time great rugby union coach.  His record with Wales and the British and Irish Lions in particular is incredible.  The 2024 Six Nations preview dinner, organised by The Events Room and held at Cornerstone in Cardiff, gave the Wales coach the opportunity to talk about the forthcoming tournament and… Read More

Tŷ Hafan Chefs’ Night Out 2023

The Chefs’ Night Out is a spectacular celebration of amazingly creative food cooked by some of the UK’s top chefs.  The event, first held in 2010, is the brainchild of David Loosemore, Managing Director of Portabella, and Huw Edwards, Head of Auctions and Auctioneer at Seel & Co. and raises funds for Tŷ Hafan the Welsh… Read More

Mikey Rayer All-Dayer The Events Room

Cardiff RFC legend Mike Rayer was joined by ex-Wales internationals Mark Ring, Glenn Webb, Rupert Moon, and Martin Madden in a celebratory Mikey Rayer All-Dayer lunch organised by The Events Room at Cornerstone in Cardiff.  Hosted by Phil Steele, the ex-players entertained the audience with rugby tales before the professional era.  Martin Madden’s heart rate… Read More

Jiffy at 60 The Events Room

The great and the good turned out at Cornerstone in Cardiff to celebrate the 60th birthday of rugby union and league legend Jonathan ‘Jiffy’ Davies OBE.  Staged by The Events Room, family, friends and fans enjoyed listening to Jim Mills, Martin ‘Chariots’ Offiah and Jiffy talk about an incredible career in rugby and the media. … Read More

Sir Ian Botham The Events Room

I remember watching Sir Ian Botham play cricket.  His swashbuckling style was unique and seemed out of place in the world of cricket with cucumber sandwiches and cups of tea.  Everyone recalls the 3rd Ashes Test against Australia at Headingly in July 1981, where Botham and Bob Willis destroyed the Aussies, but his legacy runs… Read More

The Fab Four The Events Room

Lee Byrne, James Hook, Mike Phillips and Shane Williams – the Fab Four – lit up world rugby during a golden era for Welsh rugby.  At one time, each player was arguably the best player in their position in the world.  Playing their regional rugby for the Ospreys, under coach Sean Holley, the Fab Four… Read More

Wayne Pivac The Events Room

The Events Room’s celebration lunch marking Wales 2021 Six Nations success may have been delayed until September, but did not dampen the audience’s excitement about the headline guest Wayne Pivac.  The Wales head coach joined host, rugby journalist Phil Steele, on stage at Cornerstone in the centre of Cardiff.  After an excellent 3-course meal, Wayne… Read More