It's a Knockout Away Day for Blake Morgan Solicitors at the Norton Park Hotel in Winchester, Hampshire

The Booking
Gable Events were asked to suggest ideas for a fun-filled company away day for the staff and clients of Blake Morgan Solicitors at the Norton Park Hotel in Winchester, Hampshire. The group was made up of 25 delegates who were split into four teams to take part in six fun it’s a knockout games for approximately two hours, culminating in a human table football finale. Although It’s a Knockout traditionally consists of wet style games, Gable Events also offer a dry version for clients who’d prefer not to get soaked in bubbles and water. Blake Morgan felt this was a more attractive option for them and opted to stay dry!

The Client
With exceptional talent and leading lawyers working across southern England and Wales, Blake Morgan Solicitors has a highly skilled workforce with more than 120 partners and 900 staff, giving their clients access to a greater depth of skills and experience. Based in Oxford, they act for large corporates, entrepreneurs and owner-managed-businesses, public sector and charity organisations. Blake Morgan were looking for a company away day that would give staff a chance to unwind and mix with clients on a relaxed, informal basis and Gable Events It’s a Knockout provided the ideal solution!

The Venue
Blake Morgan Solicitors chose the venue and arranged lunch prior to the activities at the Norton Park Hotel, near Winchester, Hampshire. On the outskirts of Winchester, Norton Park Hotel is a sumptuous four-star venue blending beautiful contemporary chic with historical elegance all set within 54 acres of peaceful grounds. This made it the perfect venue for the Blake Morgan company away day as the client could indulge in the relaxing atmosphere but also let off some steam whilst participating in our It’s a Knockout.

The Event
The it’s a knockout company away day in Winchester was a huge success with a resounding win for the self-named ‘Norton Numpties’. After a relaxing drinks break, the same four teams competed against each other in a Human Table Football tournament, also provided by Gable Events. This activity is ideal for building team work as you must move from side to side simultaneously in rows in order to be successful! The tournament was run in a round-robin style to decide the eventual winners. The professionalism and enthusiasm of Gable Events staff and the fun nature of the games generated some superb positive feedback from Blake Morgan Solicitors and their clients!