A shared party is a great way for smaller companies that can’t afford to exclusively hire a venue to enjoy a magnificent festive knees-up without breaking the bank. Here’s a round-up of some top-notch shindigs taking place in the East Midlands this Christmas
21 Junction Approach, Leicester, LE19 1WQ
Celebrate the festive season with colleagues at this traditional shared party. Just three miles from the city centre, the hotel is conveniently located for those not wanting to travel too far (although comfortable rooms can be booked for late-night partygoers). The package includes a delicious three-course dinner with half a bottle of wine per person, a disco and a photo booth.
88 Wood Lane, Quorn, Loughborough, LE12 8DB
Put on your dancing shoes for an evening of entertainment. Enjoy a two-course Christmas dinner (followed by coffee and mince pies) at this award-winning hotel, before kicking up your heels and dancing the night away. All guests will receive four drinks tokens on arrival, which can be exchanged for house beer, spirits, a 125ml glass of house wine and soft drinks.
Lilbourne Lane, Catthorpe, Leicestershire, LE17 6DF
Leading Michael Jackson tribute artist Tej’ai Sullivan will be entertaining guests with his musical prowess, spectacular dance routines and impressive costume changes at this party night. Covering all of Jackson’s best-loved hits, Sullivan is sure to get even the grumpiest Scrooge on their feet. The evening includes a three-course dinner with a choice of starters, main and dessert.
Racecourse Road, Nottingham, NG2 4BH
This magnificent Palladian-style Georgian mansion, which was once the ancestral home of Lord Byron, is hosting masquerade party nights this Christmas for groups of up to 500 people (minimum groups of ten). Taking place in the Lakeside Pavilion, the event includes a sumptuous three-course dinner, Venetian dancers, casino tables and a DJ. Guests are encouraged to arrive incognito!
King St, Derby, DE1 3DB
Dress to impress at this sophisticated shared party inspired by James Bond. Enjoy a Martini on arrival (shaken not stirred, of course) before tucking into a delicious three-course carvery dinner. There is a choice of turkey or gammon; vegetable nut roast with hoard’s cheese; grilled salmon in chilli and coriander sauce; or tofu and red pepper roulade. The evening also includes a DJ until 12.30am.