As a manager, inspiring your team can often prove difficult and while you might turn to team building events for motivation, these can often be boring, dull and done to death. Rather than considering age-old events such as … why not consider something a little different? Here we have picked some of our favourite team building events. We think the events we have listed below will really get your employees talking both on the day and for months afterwards. Read on to find out more and make your event planning much easier.

Cookery School At River Cottage

For those looking for a truly unique cookery team building experience, look to the River Cottage of Channel 4 fame. TV chef, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has opened the gates to his Devon base and is now allowing corporate groups to spend a day on the farm and be taught in his professional cookery school.

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The River Cottage team building days aim to encourage interactive team building, boost personal development and inspire creativity. Making for a truly different experience, the day will see your team foraging for wild foods, curing their own bacon and baking their own bread.

House Of Cards Inspired Team Building

Allow your employees to unleash their inner Frank Underwood in this team building package inspired by the hit Netflix series House of Cards. Designed to emulate the high-stake negotiations made by Kevin Spacey as he plays the razor-tongued politician, FU will allow your employees to test their drive in an energetic experience of power struggles, scandal, ruthless policies and high-powered negotiations.

Go Wild With Bear Grylls

If you really want to put your colleagues through their paces, take them out into the wilderness with the Bear Grylls Survival Academy. Combining remote land and water survival and adventure team tasks, the team building event features tasks like those undertaken by television survival expert, Bear Grylls. Tasks include wild food foraging, a gorge walk and a daring ‘Tyrolean Traverse’.

A 24-hour experience, the Bear Grylls Survival Academy is designed to strip away all business distractions and creature comforts and encourage teams to work together to achieve results in challenging situations.

Circus Skills

Stop your employees from playing the clown in the office by allowing them to play it away from the office. Taking place in numerous locations, a circus skills workshop will allow your group to participate in taster sessions of various different circus activities such as flying trapeze, static trapeze, juggling, plate-spinning and unicycling.

Circus skills will make a fun way for your team to work together and will have them talking about it for months afterwards. –

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