As a mobile events company, KDM provide a broad range of team building activities and games in Carlisle either at the venue of your choice – or we can recommend venues in the Carlisle area depending on your requirements and budget.
Voted the “Best Event Provider” at both the 2017 and 2018 M&IT Awards, KDM Events are a renowned full-service Event Management Company who specialise in delivering memorable events for our corporate clients!
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Inspired by live escape room games, this is a fast and furious challenge as each team goes all out to successfully decode a master cryptic message to gain the means to open a mysterious large box. Interpreting cryptic puzzles, spotting clues in the environment and mastering dexterity challenges are all important in this race against time. Available in a 60 or 90 minute format.
This event is particularly good for encouraging: Time Management, Problem Solving and Teamwork
Informal fun or a competitive team or individual challenge this event gives your guests plenty of hands on action as they take part in a variety of modern and traditional country activities. Archery, Shooting, Segways, Falconry, Sheepdog Handling ... the options are endless. Ideal for rewards and incentives as well as team building this event is a great experience and lots of fun.
Teams must race against the ticking clock to obtain the highest winning score as guests work in teams to complete as many challenges as possible within the set timeframe. A fast moving, high energy competition where teams must race against the ticking clock to obtain the highest winning score before the counter reaches zero! This is a fast and furious event as each team goes all out to successfully complete as many of the 50 available challenges as possible within the set timeframe.
This event is particularly good for encouraging: Leadership, Time Management, Creativity and Teamwork.
Guests work in teams and are given a profile for their target consumer and are tasked with creating a box of chocolates that will appeal to their target market. This is an engaging, entertaining and creative event that has teams using a range of skills from creative thinking to budgeting, sales and marketing…all surrounded by chocolate!
This event is particularly great at encouraging: Leadership, Time Management, Creativity and Teamwork
An integrated event using latest technology, tablets and GPS tracking - teams must select and navigate the route on foot via the GPS hotspots on their Galaxy tablet to solve the clues and challenges found there. Team work and communication are essential if teams are going to achieve success.
This event is particularly great at encouraging: Time Management, Teamwork and Problem Solving.
Create, film and edit an animation feature of your own in an unusual and highly creative session, stretching participants to communicate ideas in new ways whilst experiencing the benefit of a strong teamwork, planning and production exercise. Following an introduction to Stop Motion Animation techniques made popular by the incredible success of Aardman studio’s ‘Wallace & Gromit’, teams will be equipped with craft supplies, modelling clay and tools, corner studios and recording equipment before being tasked with creating, filming and editing a movie of their own.
This event is particularly great at encouraging: Efficient use of resources, Communication, Teamwork.
A form of vocal percussion involving the art of mimicking drum beats, Beat boxing is a super fun and original way to get all your guests energised and jamming to the same tune!
Perfect as an icebreaker or energiser, this is an easy and satisfying way of successfully working together to create something memorable. No musical ability or previous experience is necessary as this event is presented in a fun visual way, and made accessible for everyone. Demonstrated and led by our instructors, your group is allocated to different percussion sections such as bass line, hi-hat cymbals and snare drums! With icons and images pulsing on screen to remind and trigger the group to make the accompanying sounds, guests will be following the beatbox rhythms in no time. Your guests will be amazed by the range of different sounds, beats and music they will be able to make together using only their mouth, lips, and voice.
After practising each section, all are then performed together in an amazing finale which demonstrates the power of collaboration in action. A high energy memorable experience, you’ll never look at pictures of boots or cats in the same way again!
Have you got what it takes to survive the great outdoors? This event challenges your guests to tackle a series of exciting outdoor Bush Survival skills. Our trained instructors will take your teams through their paces as the guests learn a spread of novel skills.
Mental & physical challenges combine with team work as teams vie to be the best. Everyone can excel as teams compete in a variety of challenging rounds including general knowledge, response, observation, mental agility, intelligence and physical ability. 3 rounds take place indoors, with the remaining 3 outside including assault course style inflatables. Communication and teamwork are key to achieve success in the Krypton Factor which is also available as an indoor event with suitable equipment.
This event is particularly good at encouraging: Communication, Teamwork, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving.
The Insights Discovery Profile paints an incredible picture of how we think, act, and work, and is highly relevant to all personal and team development. Every profile is unique and includes personalised information about the individual and how they relate to others. A useful tool for new teams or helping established teams work more effectively together.
Learning objectives for this style of training are set prior to the event according to your specific goals.
KDM regularly provide successful conferences and events for our clients in Carlisle and the surrounding areas. With years of experience, an enviable list of clients and impressive knowledge built up over many years, KDM are the perfect partners to help deliver your conference. For an informal chat and guidance about either event management or your conference in Carlisle please do not hesitate to contact us for informed and friendly assistance.
With years of experience, KDM can assist in every aspect of your conference and event management in Carlisle. Whether you need help sourcing a speaker, organising team building or have audio visual requirements we'd love to help. And, if you need somewhere to hold your corporate event or conference in Carlisle or elsewhere just let us know as we offer a free venue finding service!
Team Building Venues in Carlisle
Venues in Carlisle where we have created events include Warwick Hall, Carlisle Rugby Football Club, The County Hotel, Caledonian Inn, Premier Inn Carlisle plus many more.
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Known as the Border City, Carlisle today is the major commercial, cultural and industrial hub for north Cumbria and was given Fairtrade City status in 2005.
In 2012, Carlisle was one of the official stop off points for the Olympic torch before it made its way down to the Olympic Games opening ceremony.
It was in Carlisle that Henry I agreed to the foundation of a priory in the early 12th century. The priory converted to the Carlisle Cathedral and in 1122 the town was granted the status of a diocese.
In 1707, an act of union was established between Scotland and England, creating Great Britain, and Carlisle stopped existing as a frontier town.
Throughout the Industrial Revolution the inception of textile manufacture began a system of socioeconomic transformation in Carlisle, developing into a heavily occupied mill town. This and its positioning made Carlisle a developed and important railway town, with seven railway companies sharing the station. The public tram system was introduced later in 1900 bettering transport in Carlisle, which operated until 1931.
The historic Carlisle Castle, still relatively intact, was constructed in 1092 by William Rufus, and once operated as a prison for Mary, Queen of Scots. The castle now houses the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment and the Border Regiment Museum.
The former law courts or citadel towers which now serve as offices for Cumbria County Council were designed by Thomas Telford. The first Citadel building was a Tudor fortification replacing the medieval Englishgate, created by the Moravian military engineer Stefan von Haschenperg in 1541.
Museums in Carlisle include The Guildhall Museum, a 14th century building and The Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery opened in 1893 by the Carlisle Corporation. The museum has been accredited with copious prizes and was expanded in 1990, again in 2000.
In the 1980s, The Lanes, the winding enclosed alleyways of housing which cut through the eastern block of the city centre, were refurbished and developed into a shopping centre and opened in 1986.
Theatres known in Carlisle are The Green Room and The Stanwix Arts Theatre. The major entertainment venue is The Sands Centre which hosts touring musicians, theatres and comedians.
Music festivals that have taken place in this region include, The Carlisle Music Festival held in the Cathedral each year and Brampton Live, the biggest folk festival in the north of England, is based a short distance from the city in Brampton. The Carlisle Lake District Airport hosted Europe’s largest free music festival, Radio 1’s Big Weekend in May 2011.
Carlisle’s Brunton Park stadium has also been known to host live music and hosted Elton John in 2007.
Other recreations in the city include The Carlisle Food Fair. It is located in the pedestrianised zone in the city centre each August, presenting produce from across the continent, as well as displaying many local farmers’ produce including authentic Cumberland sausage, mustard and sauce.
Renowned companies that were established or had factories in Carlisle included Carr's of Carlisle (now part of United Biscuits), Kangol, Metal Box (now part of Crown Holdings) and Cowans Sheldon.
In Carlisle the University of Cumbria has four campuses on Fusehill Street, Brampton Road, Paternoster Row and Newcastle Street.
The 16th Century Curse of Carlisle was first invoked by Archbishop Dunbar of Glasgow in 1525 against cross-border families, acknowledged as the Border Reivers, who lived by stealing cattle and pillage. The words of the curse were etched into a 14-tonne piece of granite decided by the local council to celebrate the millenium. Superstition about the stone gathered and a number of Carlisle's hitches were attributed on the curse stone.