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Queen Victoria's Christmas Ball

20 December 2019 - 21 December 2019

Friday 20 December 2019 - Saturday 21 December 2019
7pm - 1am

Rochdale Town Hall
The Esplanade
OL16 1AB


Her Royal Highness cordially invites you to her royal ball to celebrate the greatest of Christmas traditions! Only the country's most important lords and ladies have been invited to dine, dance and be entertained with the queen and her husband Albert.

Only a Scrooge would miss this wonderful opportunity to enjoy delicacies from across the Empire, the finest Victorian entertainers and beautiful festive décor throughout. What the Dickens are you waiting for - book today!

Fancy dress is encouraged!

Our evening is suitable for ages 16+ and includes:

  • Free parking
  • Traditional festive décor throughout
  • Arrival reception drink
  • Delicious hot and cold canapes
  • Traditional 4-course meal
  • Wine on your table
  • First class music and entertainment
  • Cocktail bar
  • Photobooth
  • Your table to be used as a base for the night
  • Free cloakroom

Your ticket price includes entry plus a 4-course set menu, specifically designed by our chef within the theme of the evening. All special dietary requirements can be catered for - please let us know when booking your ticket.

To start 
-Pressed Ham Hock Terrine with black pudding, mixed leaves and an apple-mustard sauce.
-Stilton-stuffed Portobello Mushroom (v)(gf) with mixed leaves and garlic aioli.

For mains
-Pan-fried Escalope of Turkey (gf) with fondant potato, vichy carrots, baby sprouting broccoli and served with a tarragon sauce.
-Provençale Parcel (v) - Filo pastry parcel filled with provençale vegetables and topped with a goat’s cheese crumble.

For dessert
-Dark Chocolate Ganache Tart (v) - Rich and luxurious, served with fresh orange and crème analgise custard.
-Vanilla Pannacotta (gf) - Creamy and delicious, served with mulled berries.

To finish there will be English tea and fresh filter coffee, served with after dinner mints.

Arrival at Rochdale Town Hall is via the main entrance. Doors will be open from 7pm and a seating plan will be displayed at the bottom of the Grand Staircase for you to find your seats.

To book or make enquiries please email or telephone 01706 924797.

Entry fee: Tickets £65

Contact: Rochdale Town Hall
01706 924797

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