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Capacity

1,350 Seated
1,800 Reception

Location

Willows Farm, St Albans
EXCLUSIVE CHRISTMAS PARTIES

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS

EXPERIENCE ALL FOUR CORNERS OF THE GLOBE IN THE HEART OF WILLOWS FARM.

Let your guests’ imagination soar and make like Phileas Fogg as they explore our Christmas party at Willows Farm. We will take them from ancient Egypt, via the souks of Marrakech and ornate temples of Japan, to the snowy hills of Kathmandu. Your guests can expect an exciting and eclectic mix of the best food, drink and entertainment the world has to offer as we take them on an exhilarating journey. From the moment they approach the entrance, guarded by huge monkey lions and lit by fire pits and sconces, a sense of anticipation is created.

They’ll then gather for drinks and canapés and enjoy the buzz of this multi-cultural spectacle. As they’re welcomed into the main dining area, they’ll marvel at a riot of colourful hot air balloons floating alongside bi-planes and colourful parasols. They’ll feast on delicious food and drink by Moving Venue, before they take to the dance floor as the DJ starts their set. Your guests will experience a riot of colour, sights and sounds as we bring them the best the world has to offer.

WILLOWS FARM

Party Journey

Please see suggested timeline below; you will be able to tailor your timings to you and your guests’ requirements with your dedicated Account Manager.

  • 18:30
  • 20:00
  • 22:00
  • 00:30
  • 01:00
Around The World In 80 Days

Package Inclusions

  • Exclusive venue hire from 18:30 – 01:00.
  • Stunning pan-global theming throughout the venue.
  • Sparkling drinks reception on arrival.
  • Bowl food menu including 6 bowls per person OR Three course seated dinner by award-winning Smart Hospitality.
  • Unlimited house wine, house beer and soft drinks all evening or ½ bottle of house wine and water per person.
  • Exclusive pre-event menu tasting.
  • Large specification of AV – including stage, dance floor, and intelligent sound and lighting package.
  • State-of-the-art dance floor and professional DJ.
  • Event Security.
  • Event First Aider.
  • Dedicated Event Manager.
  • Cloakroom Facilities.

These inclusions are subject to change dependent on your requirements.

WILLOWS FARM

Upgrades

We believe in making sure your guests should have the best night possible. We've put together a few ideas to make them feel extra special, but the sky is the limit, so please speak to your dedicated Account Manager about what's possible.

UPGRADES TO BE PRICED AS ADD-ONS

Entertainment

BANDS AT WILLOWS FARM

We welcome live bands at Willows Farm, but there are some restrictions being in a residential area.

  • All bands must perform under our bespoke designed sound curtain installation. A stage must be laid over our existing dance floor at an additional cost.
  • All bands must use an in ear monitoring system.
  • Where a band requires a drum kit, they must use
    an electronic drum kit, which the band must provide.
  • Bands may be subject to timing and decibel restrictions.
  • All bands are subject to approval from Smart Group.

PRE-DINNER ENTERTAINMENT

4 routines of 3-4 mins per routine throughout the reception.

DINNER ENTERTAINMENT

4 routines of 5-6 min punctuating each course culminating to the finale performance to get everybody on the dance floor!

COSTS

Costs vary depending on the specific band and their technical rider. For an average 6 piece band, to install a stage and provide the additional sound equipment including in ear monitoring and technicians, costs start at £2300.

Please note that all sound control is always at the discretion of the venue manager. For any questions or quotations please get in touch with your account manager.

Canapés

Delicious canapés during the reception – 4 bites per person.

Casino Tables

Operated either free of charge to guests or for a small charge to guests with proceeds going to a charity of your choice.

Dodgems

Adrenaline-pumping entertainment for your guests.

Food Stations

Interactive food stations, perfect for standing events.

All Night Spirits Package

Spirits available to you and your guest all night.

After Dinner Spirits Package

Spirits served to you and your guests from 9:00 PM – 12:30 AM

CATERING

Menu

Sustainably sourced products prepared fresh on the day of your party by our experienced team, Smart Hospitality.
SAMPLE MENU
Starter
London Cured Beetroot Smoked Salmon
Main
Feather Blade of Beef & Asparagus
Dessert
Raspberry & Chocolate Slice
Bowls
Sage & Roast Pumpkin Ravioli

PRODUCTION SPEC

Please click below to view the production specification at Willows Farm.
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FLOOR PLAN

Around The World In 80 Days at Willows Farm
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LOCATION

WILLOWS FARM

ADDRESS
Willows Activity Farm, Coursers Road AL4 0PF

Tel: 020 7836 1033 Email: [email protected]

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