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Alternative Christmas Party Ideas for 2019

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Have you landed yourself with the job of planning the office Christmas party? A daunting task to say the least, especially if the company has done the same thing year after year. Why not shake things up with these alternative Christmas party ideas that are sure to get everyone in the festive spirit!

What to do in London

If you’re based in the capital, there are an array of quirky things you can plan to celebrate. Why not adopt an under the sea staff Christmas party theme and head to London Aquarium. Walk into the Sea Life Centre where you’ll be met with a glass of bubbly, perfect for starting any event. Watch as interactive divers communicate with your guests while they venture through the experience; dine on delicious food and dance the night away in the main hall.

What to do in Yorkshire

Celebrate the end of another year in true Après ski style and head off-piste for something really unique. YurtBar is an innovative pop-up Christmas party event, which comes to Yorkshire for a limited number of days a year. From November 29th to December 21st; packages include a complimentary gin and tonic on arrival, 3 course dinner, live music, photo booths and mixologists.

Travelling to and from the event is easy; simply book your train to York station and arrange for a minibus to collect you all and drop you off, it’s not far at all. Plus, there are a number of hotels to stay at if you’re travelling far, so you can rest your weary head once you’re done celebrating.

What to do in Manchester

Think you’ve got what it takes to beat the game? The hit 90s TV show brought to live, the Crystal Maze Live Experience is the ultimate team challenge, sure to get those competitive juices flowing. Interactive, frantic and extremely silly; why not split your company into teams and battle it out to find out who is the best! Whether the marketeers challenge the sales team, or HR compete against senior management, this horrendously fun Christmas party idea is sure to finish the year off on the right note.

Open in both Manchester and London, it’s easy to get to both! Hop on a train to either Manchester or King’s Cross station and let battle commence.  

What to do in Newcastle

Roll up, roll up, the big top is in town! Run away this Christmas and join the Ringmaster, stilt walkers, creatures and aerial acrobatics at The Dream Circus. Indulge in a variety of canapes before enjoying your three-course dinner. Visit one of the many bars; oh, and don’t forget to lose yourself in the many interactive dessert stations! After dinner, hop on one of the dodgems, try your luck at Roulette or simply dance the night away to the sounds of the DJ.

Whatever Christmas party idea or theme you decide to choose, why not opt for something a little different this year to truly wow your employees!

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