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Hello All,

 

Our illustrious chairperson Paul_S managed to lace me with enough alcohol last Saturday night at Silverstone to convince me to agree to arranging this year’s Christmas Party…

 

I’m happy to have a go, especially as one of my staff lives for Christmas and all things parties.

 

What I’d like to know in order to get it going (and I know we can’t please everybody) is those of you:

  • Who would like to meet on 30th November?
  • Or 7th December?

I’d like then to know where everybody is coming from if 99.9% of attendees are based on the Isle of Wight then that would be the place! (A poor example I know but you get the idea!)

 

Can you please reply below (copy and paste) like so:

 

Date: December

From: Surrey

Numbers: 2

 

I will then go with the search for best location and date for as many as possible.

 

I did discuss with Paul the following as an option: https://www.bestpartiesever.com/christmas-parties-milton-keynes

 

But this would mean taxis to an hotel separately, but without putting out there as an idea… any thoughts welcome 😊

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Will it ever be easy!   So after calling the Swanick last week discussing all the requirements for the date and getting lots of yes yes yes (when Harry met Sally style) I called last Friday to confirm

That might be an option, I have copied Paul in on emails sent to them but still await replies...

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Date: Either

Coming From: Exeter

Qty: 2

P.s. Nice hotel please.

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For many years we did the last weekend in November but more recently the first in December (only because hotels tend to start their Xmas party season in Dec so it gave more choice). I am happy with either date :)

Date: November or December
From: Kent
Numbers: 2

The venue is always a tricky one (the old you can't please all the people all the time thingy). I think it's important that any venue has a mix of a party area for those who want to let their down and a quieter area for those who want a more relaxed event.

Ultimately, if you don't say what you'd prefer then there's less chance of getting what you want!

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Date: December


From: Reading


Numbers: 4 (inc. Han and Andrew)



I agree with Paul about the party/quiet area, but so long as they serve nice beer/wine etc. I'll be happy

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At this moment in time either of those dates are ok with me.

 

Qty -1 place for me please :(

 

Coming from Hertfordshire.

 

Vicky x

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Either Date

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Date: December

 

From: Stevenage, Herts.

 

Numbers: 2

 

Thanks - good luck!

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Either (at the moment, work do's unknown at this point)

Gloucester

2

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December it is then the 7th.

 

I will now do a loctaion and venue search.

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Cheers Frankie. I'll put this in the calendar so I don't double book.

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Have added date to the Club Calendar - just saying updated to follow. But it now appears on the list. Will update the Club Events Calendar in a second. Cheers

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Genuinely struggling to find a venue ...

 

... would be cheeky to ask what peoples budgets are? You can PM them.

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Has the committee decided on an area or what sort of event the club is going for.

 

I think that a venue like last year where most people stopped over "on site" was great, and not far to stagger back to the room, as for cost... well I suppose the room would be about £60.00/£80.00 and the dinner could be around £50.00 + drinks.

 

I do feel for you as a real headache you have there.

 

Vicky xx

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I Agree with Vicky,

 

Personally, we have a brilliant range of club members and they have a brilliant range of disposable incomes. With Christmas its a challenge for many I am sure to supply Santa the cash he needs, attend the works Christmas do's - pay for team do's (if you are a manager). So its an expensive time. The last two places I thought were brilliant, Kettering we had done a few times and I enjoyed the table games at the end. But in all honesty I think the one a couple of years ago was great. We went by train that year to the Christmas do - met Blobbish on the Platform on the same train. The room we had for the AGM was massive that year.

 

I know I am 1/30th of the attendance and so I have no real sway, but the thing I have always enjoyed about the events is we didn't have to dress up if we didn't want too, I know some people do. I personally have always said I spend all week in a tie and I do not want to do it at weekends. Again that's personal. Whatever its one of those things which will not please everyone I suspect and what one person wants another won't. And its nearly impossible I suspect to match a budget as everyone is different. But if we look at good attendance years its the sort of price Vicky is saying. For that it must include Breakfast though.

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Has the committee decided on an area or what sort of event the club is going for.

 

I think that a venue like last year where most people stopped over "on site" was great, and not far to stagger back to the room, as for cost... well I suppose the room would be about £60.00/£80.00 and the dinner could be around £50.00 + drinks.

 

I do feel for you as a real headache you have there.

 

Vicky xx

My disposal is limited due to being a grandad, dad,lover,Zowner,Gasman,etc etc etc.

Happy to push the boat out this year but happy to go without a tie etc.

I do like a suite and dress every now and again though

 

 

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My struggle is not the date, but finding a venue that has accomadation, and isnt listed as 2 stars.

 

I found a venue that has a dinner and a show but the accomadation reviews are terrible!

 

Im thinking of camping at this rate!

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From previous experience its worth remembering that December dates attract a price premium over November.

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We could always have the AGM and a Pub meal somewhere - its only the AGM which needs to happen at that time - and plan for a Start of year Party before other events - when availability would be better and prices will also be cheaper. Just a thought. I know it won't be a Christmas Meal.

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