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Highbury Calendar of Events - 2014

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During the year we look forward to welcoming friends old and new to Highbury; whether for a theme evening; for an event or for a dinner, we are sure you will enjoy your time with us.

Highbury Hall 2014 Calendar of Events

Highbury Hall 2014 Calendar of Events

Ghost Stories by M R James and Halloween Disco
Friday 31 October 2014

Warnings To The Curious is an original one-man stage show based on some of the Edwardian era’s greatest ghost stories. Atmospheric with flashes of macabre humour, it’s guaranteed to raise the gooseflesh and to make you fear that perhaps there ARE such things as ghosts. Disco the night away until 12.30am. Hog roast included (vegetarian option available).

Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 7.30pm
£21.95 per person. Booking essential

Chocolate Indulgence Afternoon Tea
Sunday 2 November 2014

For all you chocolate lovers! Enjoy hot chocolate with marshmallows, a pot of tea or freshly ground coffee. You will be served a selection of finger sandwiches, chocolate pastries, chocolate chip scones along with other chocolate goodies. Chocolate demonstrations by More Cocoa. Your table will be yours to enjoy for 1½ hours, afterwards you are welcome to explore the house and grounds.

Individual sitting times apply
Doors open: 12pm
Doors close: 6.30pm
£14.95 per person. Booking essential

Highbury Hall by Candlelight
Sunday 16 November 2014

Find out about the history of Highbury Hall, Joseph Chamberlain and his family and the ornate architecture of this decadent Grade II listed building, lit by hundred’s of candles. Mulled wine and mince pies will be available for sale as well as other light refreshments. Chamberlain memorabilia will be on display with guided tours available for only £3.50 per person.

Doors open: 5pm
Doors close: 9pm
Free entry

Christmas Craft Fayre Weekend
Saturday 22 and Sunday 24 November 2014

Our annual Christmas Craft Fayre Weekend. Last minute Christmas shopping for unusual personalised gifts, a variety of stall holders including; hand made jewellery, cupcakes, hand made soaps, Christmas floral decorations, candles and much more. Mulled wine and mince pies will be on sale

Doors open: 11am
Doors close: 4pm

Entry fee: £1 for adults, free for children under 12

Murder Mystery Dinner and Christmas Party Disco
Friday 5 December 2014

An ideal office Christmas party or social gathering, back by popular demand. Highbury Hall is the perfect venue to get together with friends and family over a tasty festive meal. If you think you’re a budding Inspector then this is the event for you. Afterwards to you can boogie the night away.

Doors open: 7pm.
Dinner: 7.30pm
Disco and bar until 12.30am
Doors close: 1am

£38.50 per person (pre booking is required)
Price includes your murder mystery entertainment, three course meal, coffee and chocolates and after disco in the Drawing Room.

Christmas Afternoon Tea
Sunday 7 December 2014


Come to Highbury Hall dressed for Christmas and enjoy our Christmas themed afternoon tea in Victorian surroundings. Christmas music will be played throughout the hall by the Hickman Duo.

You will be served a variety of scrumptious finger sandwiches and cakes. Twinings everyday tea, Earl Grey and a selection of herbal teas for you to choose from. Your table will be yours to enjoy for 1½ hours, afterwards you are welcome to explore the house and grounds.

Highbury Hall's rooms of interest, memorial library and grounds will be open for you to view.

Individual sitting times available from 12.30pm to 4.30pm.
Doors open at 12pm
Doors close at 6.30pm
£14.95 per person (pre-booking is required)

Charles Dickens Feast of Festive Frighteners and Christmas Party Disco
Friday 12 December 2014

A splendidly-spooky collection of Charles Dickens's lesser-known Christmas ghost stories,hosted and performed by Victorian pawnbroker Gabriel Grubb and his longsuffering apprentice, Master Snodgrass. Vengeful skeletons, haunted railway lines, and more macabre frights lie in store for audiences brave enough to step inside... Followed by our disco.

Doors open: 7pm
Dinner: 7.30pm
Disco and bar until 12.30am
Doors close: 1am
£38.50 per person. Price includes entertainment, three course meal and disco in the Drawing Room.
Booking essential

Comedy Night and Christmas Party Disco
Saturday 13 December 2014

Lighten up your evening with a night of comedy with stand up comedian, Tank Sherman, followed by a light supper of turkey, cranberry and stuffing baps (vegetarian option available) and then boogie the night away on the dance floor. Late bar.

Doors open: 7pm
Supper: 8.30pm
Disco and bar: 12.30am
Doors close: 1am
£20.50 per person
Booking essential

Traditional Family Christmas Lunch
Sunday 14 December 2014

Perfect for a relaxing family and friends get together in the lead up to Christmas. Santa will be coming along, with gifts for the children. Children’s menu available on request.

Individual bookings taken between 12.30pm and 2.30pm

£25.95 per person, including a three course meal, coffee and chocolates. Booking essential

Christmas Dinner & Carol Service
Tuesday 16 December 2014

Come and join us for a relaxing dinner at one of Moseley’s most his historic venues, dressed for Christmas. There will be Christmas carols to get you in the mood for Christmas.

Doors open: 7pm
Dinner: 7.30pm
£31.95 per person, including a three course dinner, coffee and chocolates
Booking essential

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Valentine's Dinner
Saturday 14 February 2015

This Valentine's Day experience a romantic meal by candlelight with a loved one at Highbury Hall. You will love the ambient setting, listening to romantic music in this warm, relaxed atmosphere. If you held your wedding here, why not come back and reminisce about your special day.

Table reservations between 7pm and 9pm
Doors open: 6.30pm
£28.95 per person including a three course meal, followed by tea or coffee and chocolates.

Why not add a couples drink package for £20.00 - enjoy two glasses of Prosecco on arrival and a bottle of red, white or rose wine with your meal.

Mothering Sunday Carvery
Sunday 15 March 2015

An ideal treat for Mum! Show your gratitude for all of the hard work and support your mum has given you over a delicious three course Sunday carvery followed by tea or coffee. Choose from roast beef, turkey or pork with all the trimmings. The house and grounds will be open to view. Happy Mother's Day!

Table reservations between 12.20pm and 2.30pm
Doors open: 12pm

£19.95 per person, including a gift for Mum

Cocktails, Canapesand Conjuring
Friday 20 March 2015

Witness miracles close up this evening as Stephen Seabourne demonstrates his modern style of close up conjuring.

Join us in Highbury's elegant Main Hall and relax with classic cocktails whilst being transported by an evening of timeless wonder. Stephen chooses not to perform the large stage illusions you see on TV, rather taking inspiration from the performers of the early 1900s who performed close up for the rich and famous in venues like Highbury Hall and in the living rooms of the aristocracy across Europe.

Stephen combines slight of hand, body language, misdirection and subtle mind tricks to create unique close up miracles.

Stephen asks guests to dress in cocktail attire for the evening, allowing you to fully immerse in the sophisticated and vibrant atmosphere. The guest list is limited to 40 people for this exclusive event allowing the magic to be witnessed inches away from you and take place inside your own mind.

Doors open: 7.30pm
Show part 1: 8pm - 8.30pm
Interval: 8.30pm - 9pm
Show part 2: 9pm - 9.30pm

£24.95 including two cocktails per person and canapes. Additional cocktails can be ordered from the bar.
Limited numbers

Historical Open Day
Sunday 22 March 2015

View historic Highbury Hall, go back in time and find out about the history of the house and eminent MP Joseph Chamberlain. Light refreshments will be available for sale. Chamberlain memorabilia will be on display with guided tours available during the day for only £3.50 per person.

Doors open: 11am
Doors close: 4pm

Spring Craft Fayre
Sunday 19 April 2015

Come and do some indoor shopping for unusual personalised gifts, from a variety of stalls and relax in our pop up tea room. Explore this historic house and grounds.

Doors open: 11am
Doors close: 4pm
Free admission

Real Ale Festival
Friday 15 May 2015

We love real ale, do you? To celebrate summer in style why not join us for our first ever Real Ale Festival. A variety of 11 'off the wall' ales will be available from local breweries around the West Midlands, including Whitworth Brewing Co, the main provider. Live music (from 7pm). Ploughmans platters will be available to purchase. Fully stocked bar.

Doors open at 6pm
Doors close at 12am
£12 per person (pre-booking is required) - price includes a novelty glass, 1 pint of ale and a guide book

The Mad Hatter's Tea Party
Sunday 14 June 2015

Take a trip to Lewis Carroll's equally remarkable work of Wonderland and attend the Mad Hatter's Tea Party at Highbury Hall. See Highbury Hall dressed up in an 'Alice and Wonderland' theme and try a selection of unusual afternoon tea delights, guaranteed to tickle your taste buds and indulge in a non-alcoholic 'Drink Me' potion.

Your table will be yours to enjoy for 1.5 hours, afterwards you are welcome to explore the house and grounds.

Table reservations between 1pm and 5pm
Doors open: 12.30pm
Doors close: 6.45pm
£18.95 per person.

Cocktails, Canapes and Conjuring
Friday 19 June 2015

Second event of the year. Witness miracles close up this evening as Stephen Seabourne demonstrates his modern style of close up conjuring. Stephen asks his guests to dress in cocktail attire for the evening, allowing you to fully immerse in the sophisticated and vibrant atmosphere. The guest list is limited to 40 people for this exclusive event.

Doors open: 7.30pm
Show part 1: 8pm - 8.30pm
Interval: 8.30pm - 9pm
Show part 2: 9pm - 9.30pm

£24.95 including two cocktails per person and canapes. Additional cocktails can be ordered from the bar.
Limited numbers

Gentleman's Tea
Sunday 21 June 2015

Can't be doing with sugar craft decorations and sparkly icing? Try something different and a little more robust.

With Highbury Hall's relaxed setting, The Gentleman's afternoon tea is the perfect location for the man about town to entertain guests or simply while away the hours with a game of chess or backgammon. Enjoy pork pies, savoury quiches, cheese from the Cheese Cellar, a selection of cold meals, pickles and crusty bread, tea or coffee. Happy Father's Day!

Table reservations between 1pm and 5pm
Doors open: 12.30pm
Doors close: 6.45pm

£17.95 per person, including a pint of beer on arrival for Dad

Sunday Carvery
Sunday 12 July 2015

Treat your loved ones to a Sunday carvery at the splendid Highbury Hall in Moseley over a tasty three course meal. Steeped in history with grand architectural designs, Highbury Hall is an excellent place to relax and enjoy a delicious Sunday carvery. The house and grounds will be open to view.

Reserved tables between 12.30pm and 2.30pm
Doors open: 12pm

£19.95 per person
Booking essential

Taste of the Orient
Wednesday 16 September 2015

A different take on the taster events that we have hosted over the last few years. Come and join us for our taste of the Orient. An opportunity for you to taste authentic mouth watering, tantalizing Chinese cuisine. All your favourite dishes to tingle your taste buds. Sponsored by our Chinese approved caterer, Wing Wah.

Doors open: 7pm
Sampling: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

£8.00 per person
Booking essential

Highbury Hall 2015 Autumn/Winter Calendar of Events

Our 2015 Autumn/Winter Calendar of Events will be released in Spring 2015. If you would like to be added to our mailing list then email civic.catering@birmingham.gov.uk or telephone 0121 303 2050 to be added.

All of our events are also listed on our the events section of our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HighburyHall/events?ref=page_internal


Contact

For further information on any events listed please telephone 0121 303 2050 or email: civic.catering@birmingham.gov.uk

Highbury is also available for private hire and offers conference, banqueting and meeting facilities.

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