Festive Events 2011/2012
Festive Events 2011/12
140th Birthday Celebrations
Guildhall Winchester, one of the largest venues in the
Christmas 2011 will see the Guildhall celebrating its
area proudly presents “Christmas with a Twist”.
140th birthday and we aim to celebrate in style If it’s
Don’t be fooled by the stunning gothic exterior of this landmark building, the interior boasts stunning Victorian features with a contemporary twist. If you’re looking for a large private event, small intimate family celebration, or to join one of our superb open party nights Guildhall Winchester has an event or space to suit your needs.
your birthday bring your friends to our birthday and come and celebrate with us at our Open party nights celebration on 21st and 22nd December 2011, Guildhall Winchester has 10 beautifully refurbished event spaces, which can cater for celebrations from 10 – 300 guests for package and menu details please refer to the Wise package on page 6. Alternative dates available on request.
Festive Lunchtime Celebrations Why not make your 2011 lunchtime celebration
Festive Lunchtime Celebrations are available from
bespoke to your requirements, our banqueting
1st â€“ 24th December
suppliers are more than happy to create a unique menu for your event. If youâ€™re looking for either a traditional festive celebration or a more contemporary
For further information or availability why not give the events team a call.
take on the festive season, Guildhall Winchester is the
We will also be happy to arrange festive accompaniment
place to be.
to your lunch or even an afternoon DJ.
A special festive themed menu will also be available daily in eighteen71 throughout December. Ideal for people who want to meet up and then also explore the many festive attractions available in Winchester.
The Vanilla Package Friday 2nd December, Thursday 8th December, Saturday 10th December Package includes 3 course menu, Â˝ bottle of wine, room hire, table novelties, festive themed decorations, casino tables* until midnight, DJ
Starter Ham Hock Terrine with Chives and Pickled Vegetables Or Lightly Spiced Roasted Parsnip Soup with a Parsnip Crisp Served with Freshly Made Home Made Bread Main Course Slow Braised Hampshire Beef with Shallots, Rosemary and Red Wine Or Traditional Roast Turkey with all the Trimmings Or Roasted Chestnut and Mushroom Pithiviers with a Thyme and Butter Sauce (Vegetarian)
entertainment until 1am. ÂŁ48.50 per person
Served With Seasonal Vegetables & Dauphinoise Potatoes Desserts Traditional Christmas pudding
* casino tables only available for Bapsy, King Charles and Courtyard Events Please note final menu selection must be confirmed 10 working days prior to your event, alternatively we are happy for you to select one choice from each course for all of your guests.
Or Christmas Sherry Trifle with Cinnamon dust Or Trio of Hampshire Cheeses Fresh Brewed Filter Coffee and Vanilla Fudge
Sunday Night Special
Starter Homemade Tomato & Basil Soup
Sunday 11th December
Package includes superb 3 course dinner accompanied
Traditional Roast Turkey with all the Trimmings Served with Seasonal Vegetables and Roast Potatoes
by dancing to our resident DJ. Start the week in style with our Sunday night special, at
Or Roasted Chestnut and Mushroom Pithiviers with a Thyme and Butter Sauce (Vegetarian)
Guildhall Winchester we know not everyone can
celebrate on a Friday & Saturday and thatâ€™s why we have
Traditional Christmas Pudding
created this special night which is great for those who
Coffee and Vanilla Fudge
work in hospitality, retail, emergency services or even those who just want to start the week with a fun party!! ÂŁ32.50 per person Guests will be seated at captains tables of 10, why not bring your party to our party !
Wise Package Friday Saturday Wednesday Thursday Saturday
16th 17th 21st 22nd 24th
Cream of Roasted Vegetable Soup with Green Pesto
December December December December December
A superb 3 course dinner accompanied by dancing to our resident DJ. Package includes 3 course menu, Â˝ bottle of wine, room hire, table novelties, festive themed decorations, casino tables* until midnight, DJ entertainment until 1am. ÂŁ48.50 per person * casino tables only available for Bapsy, King Charles and Courtyard Events
Or Oak Smoked Scottish Salmon with White Crabmeat and complemented with Pickled Beetroot and a Cucumber Vinaigrette A selection of white and rustic rolls Main Course Paupiette of Turkey filled with a Chestnut, Sage and Pancetta stuffing, lightly roasted and served with Chateau Potatoes, Winter Vegetables and a rich Cranberry Gravy Or Pave of slow cooked Dorset Beef served on a Horseradish Mash with a selection of Winter Vegetables Or Wye valley Asparagus Spears, Roasted Pepper and Somerset Brie Strudel served with a creamy Paprika sauce (Vegetarian) Desserts Traditional Christmas Pudding served with a Brandy Custard Or Chocolate Assiette Trio of Chocolate Cheesecake, Chocolate Tart and Chocolate Mousse Served with a White Chocolate Sauce Guests will be seated at captains tables of 10, why not bring your party to our party!
Celebrations in the Guildhall Informal celebrations
Guildhall Winchester is happy to provide a venue for
event. No matter if you are planning a champagne
all festive events. If you want to mark the season and
and canapĂŠ celebration or even a winter BBQ, why
prefer a less formal celebration, our dedicated team
not contact our events team who will offer inspiration
of professionals are on hand to create your perfect
Our Rooms The Bapsy Hall
The King Charles Hall
Celebrates the best of Victorian Elegance with a
Traditional splendour at its
contemporary feel, this grand ballroom which boasts
best, this unique hall houses
many of its beautiful original features recently
as its name suggests portraits
restored, large stage suitable for any performer and
of King Charles 1st and 2nd
state of the art lighting system to create the perfect
under the canopy of a
mood for any event. Comfortably seating up to 300 guests for a dinner.
hammer beam ceiling and full height gothic window the ideal space for up to 120 guests to celebrate in traditional style.
The Walton Suite
The Guildhallâ€™s best kept secret, the Walton Suite is
If youâ€™re looking for a unique, quirky, contemporary
one of the highest event spaces in the city of
event space then look no further. Formerly housing
Winchester and makes full use of the roof top terrace
the cells of the Winchester law courts, the Courtyard
and amazing views over the roof tops to St Giles Hill
with arched vaults, pillars and outside courtyard is
and beyond, Glass atriums create up-close vistas of
both intimate and spacious. Comfortably seating 140
the famous Guildhall clock
tower. Comfortably seating up to 80 guests
Alternatively if you are looking for a smaller more intimate dining space please speak to a member of our event management team.
New Year's Eve Charity Viennese Gala Concert A joyful programme of classical Viennese favourites, including
Online sales via www.RutterGadd.co.uk/NewYear Telephone sales on 0800 411 8881
works by Johann Strauss II and Franz Lehár.
Over-the-counter sales at the Tourist Information Centre at the Guildhall.
"Britain's leading operatic duo", Claire Rutter and Stephen Gadd, are joined by the Southern Sinfonia
Concert starts at 6pm (finished by 8pm)
(Konzertmeister Alexander Hohenthal) conducted by
5% of the price you pay for your ticket will be
donated to the Pinder Centre, a Winchester-based
Stalls, £42 and £29 respectively. An early booking discount is available for tickets bought before the end of September, at £38 and £26 respectively.
registered charity which treats patients of all ages suffering from a range of illnesses and disabilities, both short- and long-term.
Booking Information For further information please visit www.guildhallwinchester.co.uk contact our Events Manager on 01962 840 820.
Broadway, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9GH Tel: 01962 840 820 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.guildhallwinchester.co.uk
Published on Oct 5, 2011
Guildhall Winchester, one of the largest venues in the area proudly presents “Christmas with a Twist”. Don’t be fooled by the stunning gothi...