Best Christmas Corporate Party Venue


Freemasons’ Hall

An art deco Grade II listed venue: Freemasons’ Hall is unique, spectacular, and awash with history. The Grand Temple forms the centrepiece: all burnished golds, ornate ceiling paintings, and original fixtures. The venue was designed for large events – unlike other premier venues in London that have day jobs as museums or galleries – and it boasts grand proportions, clear sightlines and perfect acoustics. As well as hosting premières, launch parties, and London Fashion Week it is also a popular film location Smart Christmas Parties have created immersive spectacles here for clients including Thomson Reuters, L’Oreal and BUPA. To provide exceptional service we installed a 30-foot bar, ensured smooth crowd flow, provided surprise distractions (casinos and photobooths), and delivered faultless food services for up to 1,600 guests. Smaller events fit perfectly in our Gatsby Club, a roaring ‘20s themed space with prohibition-style speakeasies, flapper girls and dapper dancers Our events draw inspiration from the incredible venue and our clients – then we deliver spectacular entertainment and delicious food (including spiced lobster and pickled nashi pear, confit belly pork with black cherry, or Christmas classics) without neglecting those little details, the temperature in the cloakroom, and the scent of the candles.


Lancashire Cricket Club, Emirates Old Trafford

Emirates Old Trafford has hosted an impressive display of public and private Christmas parties for over 35 years.

The ultimate mission is simple; to be the best Christmas party venue in Manchester and the first choice on people’s lists when planning their party.

What makes us unique is our in-house team of event experts. They are flexible to the clients need and can turn any of the vast venue spaces into a dream Christmas party – no matter the theme or brief.

The team also excel in arrange shared party nights, giving guests an evening that they’ll never forget, including a scrumptious three course choice menu and the very best in live entertainment. With a changing theme each year, guests come back time and time again to celebrate the festive season with Emirates Old Trafford.

With the addition of a brand new four-star 150 bedroom Hilton Garden Inn Hotel on-site, offering complimentary car parking, Emirates Old Trafford has become a must-visit, all-inclusive venue for Christmas parties – meaning that guests have no need to leave site!

In 2017, Emirates Old Trafford welcomed 10,700 party goers through its doors and is already working on booking enquiries for next year!


The National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum in York opened in 1975 as the first national museum founded outside London. It holds more than a million objects celebrating the history of train travel, making it the largest museum dedicated to train travel in the world. Today, it’s firmly established as one of Yorkshire’s most prominent large venues, offering a truly unique destination for Christmas parties.

The museum’s distinctive collection makes it a popular setting to host Christmas parties with a difference, which guests will remember for years to come. Clients can book the museum’s Great Hall, home to a stunning display of the finest locomotives, including Mallard – the world’s fastest steam train, or Station Hall, where the museum’s famous royal vehicles are displayed. Both spaces provide an inspiring, nostalgic backdrop for Christmas parties, as well as a guaranteed talking point.


The Ski Lodge

In 2011 London’s first and original Ski Lodge at the Montague on the Gardens Hotel was launched. A pop up style bar that was created to offer something different in the heart of London.

Now, in its 8th year, The Ski Lodge is ever growing in the number of visitors and is a well established Christmas venue in London.

The Wood Deck is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. Complete with pine trees, falling snow, reindeer, snowmen, ski racks, piste maps, strings of fairy lights and lanterns and a customised jet ski selfie area with the opportunity to win a luxury mini break. Over the years the design has been adapted creating a cabin area, complete with working fire place, cow skin rug and life sized bear. This opens onto a wintery scene and has a full mountain landscape in the background.

Our custom built bar serves a selection of beverages from a choice of 12 including Schnapps, Christmas flavoured vodkas, mulled wine and hot chocolate cocktails. A selection of Christmas inspired finger buffets are also available.

With the Log Cabin just next door and a function room with DJ and dance floor, we can welcome up to 200 guests


Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Whittlebury Hall Hotel, part of the Whittlebury estate, is the perfect flexible Christmas party venue for groups of all sizes. Whittlebury Hall offers both private party nights and shared party nights at Christmas, catering for small companies and groups of friends and family to large blue-chip companies with 1000+ guests on one night.

Full event theming is one of the reasons clients choose Whittlebury for their Christmas parties; themes so far have included Masquerade, Christmas in New York and Great Gatsby, and future themes will include Après Ski & Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Creative theming and first-class catering and entertainment impress clients year after year.

The flexible, versatile venue also offers three restaurants and two bars, and one of the largest hotel spas in the country, all set within over 700 acres of land in the Northamptonshire countryside.

An excellent location, competitive rates, first-class facilities and a dedicated events team that always strives to go the extra mile all contribute to making Whittlebury a preferred Christmas party venue choice, and the positive feedback and excellent client retention rate speak volumes about the exceptional customer service that is provided

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