I know, I know. You’ve only just swapped your snow boots for your flip-flops. But, we’re only a summer away from the most wonderful time of the year, which means it’s the perfect time to book your 2018 Christmas party. Luckily, at Prestige Venues & Events we have it all wrapped up for you. No elves required. All you have to do is tell our team what you’re looking for. So, what’s on everyone’s wishlist this year?
This month we’re sharing a few of the festive touches that set our Christmas party venues apart from the pack: our Marks of Distinction.
You don’t need the Ghost of Christmas Past to take you back in time at a Prestige venue - there’s history everywhere you look. Hold a drinks reception surrounded by iconic works of art at the National Gallery, enjoy the atmosphere at The Assembly Rooms, or bask in the stately opulence at The Athenaeum, where Charles Dickens - author of A Christmas Carol - once gave a reading.
Our stadiums are for big parties. At Hampden Park Stadium in Glasgow, they’re rolling out the red carpet for you, with a glass of fizz on arrival to compliment your grand entrance. At Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, following your festive three-course carvery, you’ll be treated to a music quiz and games. Then after dinner, we’ll bring the dance floor… but the dance moves are up to you. At St James’ Park, Newcastle, host DJs, Derek West and Mark James, will entertain your revellers. Before carriages, why not celebrate your surroundings with a pitch-side selfie?
OUR FOOD PHILOSOPHY
Our culinary experts come into their own at Christmas. Don’t just take our word for it - The Crystal’s ‘A Taste of Christmas Banquet’ is a whole evening dedicated to the celebration of festive food! We’re proud to source our ingredients locally, and that means our menus are unique to each venue. Alongside classic Christmas dinners, we offer bespoke dining options tailored to your requirements for your Christmas party. And most importantly, we cater for everyone with dietary-conscious spreads too.
CREATING THE EXPERIENCE
Across the country, our themed evenings are all the rage. This year the Imperial War Museum is inviting you to step back in time to Blitz-era Britain with 1940s swing singers available for your Christmas event entertainment. From masquerade balls at Knebworth House and The Apex in Bury St Edmunds, to an enchanted Venetian evening at Ascot Racecourse, and a fairy tale-worthy night at the American Express Community Stadium, Brighton. Our Christmas events are special because we think about the entire guest experience. The same is true for our service, which is one of the reasons our Christmas parties come so highly recommended. We love what we do, and our event planners are always on hand to help you make the most of your party - from plan to perfection.
At Prestige Venues & Events we have Christmas spirit on the inside and outside… meaning our views are absolutely dazzling. Feast your eyes on a city at night, with London’s sparkling skyline in view aboard Bateaux London, or soak up the excitement from the lofty heights of the Emirates Aviation Experience, where flight simulators take you far above the clouds. Our Scottish venues rarely go without a snowy Christmas, so keep your fingers crossed for a view that will take your breath away from Dundas Castle and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, this Christmas.