Skyball: James Bond
Inspired Christmas Party
Manchester

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Key Information

Dates

1st, 8th, 9th, 15th & 16th Dec

Location

The Midland Hotel, Manchester

Cost

£100 (+VAT)

You’re invited to the most glamorous party in town

Shaken? Stirred? On an undercover mission to find the coolest Christmas party ever?

You’ve just found it. The James Bond Christmas party in Manchester delivers 007 style, glitter, glamour and as much entertainment as you can handle.

Want to leave the Aston Martin at home? Feel free. Your James Bond Christmas Party venue is the Midland Hotel in the heart of Manchester with excellent transport links.

It’s a licence to thrill everybody in your organisation, from Miss Moneypenny to M the boss… and Q in the IT department, obviously.

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What to expect at the James Bond themed Christmas party

You’ll be welcomed with a glass of Prosecco as you make an entrance on the VIP red carpet. There’s plenty of time for photos before the banqueting room doors open to the iconic 007 theme tune.

While you’re served a delicious 3-course dinner, show off your Bond knowledge by matching the film to the famous theme songs as they play in the background.

The drinks are flowing, dinner has been enjoyed… and the entertainment has only just begun. It’s time for the live band.

When the music switches from cool Bond to the hottest grooves on the planet, everyone will be stuck to the dance floor. If you can unglue yourself, try your luck at 007-style casino tables, or get your face bling on at the glitter bar.

And don’t forget to visit the photo booth. Those photos will remind you of the best Christmas party choice you’ve ever made.

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James Bond Christmas Party Manchester venue

The 4-star party venue is the iconic Midland Hotel, perfectly situated in the centre of Manchester. It has a gorgeous event space — one of the finest and most elegant banqueting halls in the city.

The transport links are excellent too. Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly and the St Peter’s Square metro stop are just a short walk away.

Or why not kick back, relax and book an overnight stay. The Midland Hotel offers 312 bedrooms plus a spa and swimming pool.

The Midland Hotel,
16 Peter Street,
Manchester,
M60 2DS

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The Midland Hotel

The James Bond Christmas party night

7.30pm

VIP red carpet arrival with a glass of Prosecco

8pm

3-course dinner is served

10pm

Live music, casino tables, glitter bar, photo booth

Midnight

Live band finishes, background music continues

12.30am

Bar closes

1am

Carriages

The dress code

There isn’t one. Having said that, a James Bond Christmas party is a fantastic excuse to dress up and look your suave, sophisticated best.

For men, we’d recommend black tie — and for women… Well, take your pick. Bond Girl bling, elegant ball gown or little black dress, Pussy Galore jumpsuit or sequins and sparkles. Enjoy!

Your James Bond Christmas party package

For £100 + VAT per person, your evening includes…

  • Red carpet VIP entrance with photo opportunities
  • Glass of Prosecco on arrival
  • 3-course Christmas dinner
  • Half bottle of wine per person
  • Live band and dancing
  • Suave, sophisticated 007-themed decor
  • Casino tables (just for fun, with pretend money & casino chips)
  • Unlimited trips to the photo booth
  • Professional glitter face painters
  • Free cloakroom, and concierge service for luggage
  • 4 star historic hotel venue in central Manchester

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Drinks packages

If you’d like to treat your guests to extra drinks, the easiest option is to pre-order a drinks package. All prices are per person.

Standard

3 tokens

Redeemable for beer, wine or soft drinks

£18 (+VAT)

5 tokens

Redeemable for beer, wine or soft drinks

£30 (+VAT)

Premium

3 tokens

Redeemable for spirits, beer, wine or soft drinks

£24 (+VAT)

5 tokens

Redeemable for spirits, beer, wine or soft drinks

£40 (+VAT)

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited beer, wine or soft drinks from 8pm to 12.30am

£40 (+VAT)

"We organised our Christmas Party through West End Events and were not disappointed!! The booking process was simple and seamless and the team were extremely helpful. We had a fantastic night at the 'Skyball' - everyone had great fun!! It was very well organised and the entertainment and food were superb! I would thoroughly recommend West End Events for a hassle-free and fun Christmas party!! A big thank you from us all!"

Emma Ford

FAQs

Do you have any questions? We’ve answered some of the most common questions below. If yours isn’t there, don’t worry. Just call us on 020 7183 3821 and we’ll provide the answer.

About the event

Is this a shared event?

Yes, the main party room is shared. This is where dinner is served, and also where all the live music takes place after dinner.

Will we have our own table?

Yes, no matter the size of your guest list you’ll have your own tables. You won’t have to share the table with anyone outside your party group.

Are drinks included in the price?

Yes. You’ll be given a glass of Prosecco as you arrive, and there are bottles of wine on each table — enough for half a bottle each.

The easiest option for extra drinks at the bar is to pre-order any of the following ahead of the evening:

  • £40 + VAT — Unlimited beer, wine or soft drinks from 8pm until 12.30am
  • £18 + VAT — 3  standard tokens redeemable for beer, wine or soft drinks
  • £30 + VAT  — 5  standard tokens redeemable for beer, wine or soft drinks
  • £24 + VAT  — 3 premium tokens redeemable for spirits, beer, wine or soft drinks
  • £40 + VAT — 5 premium tokens redeemable for spirits, beer, wine or soft drinks

Is there a dress code? 

No. We want you to have a good time, so you can wear whatever you want.

However…It’s James Bond! He’s famous for sartorial elegance and most of our guests for this particular event love getting dressed up for it.

The menu

Will the hotel cater for different dietary requirements? 

Yes they will. Once you’ve booked, we’ll send you a function sheet. Use this to let us know the names and dietary requirements of any guests. We’ll inform the chef so that each person is catered for appropriately.

The only exception to this is Kosher food. This cannot be prepared at the hotel, it comes via a separate caterer and incurs an additional charge. Call us on 020 7183 3821 and we’ll talk you through it.

Booking and admin

How much is the deposit? And when is it due?

To secure your booking, we’ll need a deposit of £35 + VAT per guest. The balance will be due 6 weeks (42 days) before the event.

Can I add additional guests later?

We’ll be as flexible as possible. Please let us know about any changes before 3rd November and we’ll do our best to accommodate them. Provided there is availability, we can add to your booking — although please bear in mind, we can’t guarantee this.

If you want to add guests, contact us on 020 7183 3821 or email [email protected]. We’ll let you straight away if there’s availability. If there’s enough space for additional guests, full payment will be required in order to secure the booking.

What’s the minimum and maximum number of guests I can book for?

The minimum is 8 people. The maximum number for this venue is 420.

The Venue

Is there parking near the venue?

Yes, although charges may apply.

Manchester, The Midland Hotel — There are 2 NCP car parks, both a 3 minute walk from the hotel. You can also park at Q-Park, an 11 minute walk from the hotel on First Street. For more parking locations, visit Parkopedia.

What about public transport links?

Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly and the St Peter’s Square metro stop are just a short walk away.

Can I stay at the hotel?

Yes, although you will need to arrange the booking. Unfortunately, we’re unable to do this for you. We’ve provided a link to the hotel website below.

Manchester, The Midland Hotel

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