insideKENT Magazine insideKENT Issue 68 Nov 2017 - Page 18

SOCIAL insideKENT’s Autumn Drinks Reception at CHAMPNEYS HEALTH SPA THE ENTIRE insideKENT TEAM WAS OUT IN FORCE FOR OUR AUTUMN DRINKS RECEPTION – NOT LEAST BECAUSE WE LOVE A CATCH UP WITH OUR LOYAL CLIENTS OVER A GLASS OF FIZZ OR TWO, BUT ALSO BECAUSE WE COULDN’T WAIT FOR AN EXCUSE TO HOST SUCH AN OCCASION AT THE NEWLY REFURBISHED CHAMPNEYS HEALTH SPA AT EASTWELL MANOR, ASHFORD. The latest addition to the Champneys family, Eastwell Manor, with its beautiful landscaped gardens and vast parkland, couldn’t be a more fitting location for a haven of pampering and calm. Very sleek with statement lighting and a bright double reception area – the tables in which were piles high with the latest copies of insideKENT, of course – the combination of Champneys and an excellent turn out of our clients and close friends couldn’t have made for a more sophisticated blend. The drinks were flowing, the canapés were divine, a magician kept us all entertained, and Lisa Parkinson of Beachcomber Cakes presented an incredible selection of celebratory cakes that almost distracted from the prize draw – huge congrats to Lorna Wilks of Terlingham Vineyard who won a Champneys spa day for two. 18 It’s a credit to Champneys, a brand so synonymous with health and wellbeing since 1925, that they’ve been so sympathetic in their restoration of this Kentish gem while not compromising their own health, beauty and wellbeing philosophy. The end result is not only a sleek, stylish health spa experience that will only become more popular, but a fantastic venue and restaurant too with curved, comfortable seating, garden views and a committed team on hand to whip up anything you need for your gathering. We can’t wait to return in future to celebrate many more insideKENT milestones with friends new and old.