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Entrepreneurs Panel

Laura Tenison
Steve Purdham
Julie Meyer
David Pollock
Jeremy Roberts
Brian Hay
Debbie Pierce
Charlie Mullins
Richard O'Sullivan
Jennie Johnson
Tony Caldeira
Michael Oliver

Weston Manor Hotel

OX25 3QL
United Kingdom
Phone: 01869 350621
Fax: 01869 350901
Website URL:

Dating back to the 11th Century, Weston Manor Hotel is a country house hotel situated as the centre piece of Weston on the Green, near Oxford. Offering easy access from the M40 & A34, this historic building and wonderful grounds make it a beautiful and unique hotel venue for conferences and weddings.

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