30th Jun, 2022

Warwickshire hospitality venue looking to make up for lost time this Christmas

A WARWICKSHIRE venue is looking forward to entertaining the region’s businesses with the glitz and glamour of a Rio carnival this festive season after their Christmas was cancelled in 2020.

The IXL Events Centre, which is situated on the grounds of the Dallas Burston Polo Club in Southam, has been left unable to trade for the vast majority of the past year-and-a-half

Now, the team at the prestigious venue cannot wait to welcome guests this Christmas and say they are seeing a surge in demand from businesses that want to let their hair down this December after a testing time.

The Christmas parties take place on December 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th and include a three-course meal, Rio-themed entertainment, including colourful costumes and an awe-inspiring samba parade, as well as a live show, charity casino and resident DJ.

Guests will be able to party until 1am in the morning and can capture all of the fun with colleagues and friends inside a photo booth.

Atul Lakhani, who runs the IXL Events Centre, said: “The past year-and-a-half has been difficult for everybody and, as everybody knows, the hospitality sector has been hit hard.

“So, ever since the country began to re-open we have been doing everything we can to bring guests back to our amazing venue. We’ve held 50 weddings but, in most cases, it was staging weddings that had been postponed during Covid.

“It’s important to us, as a business, to start driving revenue by holding new events and we have a wonderful team here ensuring everything we do is of the highest quality.”

Hazel Pilling, membership manager at the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “The IXL Events Centre is a magnificent venue and the team ensures that everything they do is of the highest quality, whether its food or entertainment.

“We’re looking forward to our own Annual Economic Conference taking place there this November, with a range of speakers.

“The Christmas parties do sound like they are going to be truly amazing and are just what we all need after not being able to go out and let our hair down last year.”

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