A FAIRYTALE CHRISTMAS AT THE ASSEMBLY HOUSE!
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Make Christmas magical at The Assembly House!
Christmas at The Assembly House is something special: delight in an enchanting festive season with all the traditional trimmings at the most beautiful House in Norwich.
We have a gorgeous range of rooms to dine, celebrate and raise a glass at the House, whether you’re looking for afternoon tea under chandeliers, an indulgent dinner with family, a cosy stay in one of our antique-filled bedrooms or the perfect place for a glittering party.
Our trio of sparkling igloos return to our front lawn in November offering you the chance to enjoy Festive Beforenoon Tea, Christmas Afternoon Tea or our new Après-Ski menu.
This year we welcome back our fairytale theme for Christmas Afternoon Tea as The Nutcracker returns with a few new magical touches. Our enchanting tea is inspired by the charming story of the little girl who wakes at midnight on Christmas Eve and is taken on an enchanted journey to the faraway Land of Sweets by her toy Nutcracker.
Head of Pastry Mark Mitson will be a creating a tea in four Acts for our famous service: Act I, sandwiches; Act II, savouries; Act III; Scones and Act IV, delicate pastries. Perfect for Princes and Sugar Plum Fairies of all ages.
As ever, our halls will be well and truly decked for Christmas, along the with sparkling winter wonderland of trees in front of our stunning fountain and beside our igloos.
Indoors, there are more trees, hearty seasonal menus, festive feasts and lots of rooms to suit every kind and size of party and lots of celebrations we’d love you to join.
We’ve got festive supper clubs and cooking demonstrations and lessons from The Richard Hughes Cookery School, traditional festive dinners on offer throughout December and, of course, the chance to make The Assembly House your home-from-home with our Christmas Eve and Christmas Day packages.
This year we have introduced our Office Christmas Party Night; a big night out for smaller groups who want the atmosphere of a larger party night but don’t have the numbers! For more information, and to book, take a look here.
The lead up to Christmas in Norwich is a charmed time: the streets fill with festive markets, twinkling lights are strung overhead and the sound of carols spills out of church doors, most notably St Peter Mancroft, just a few steps from The Assembly House.
Why not stay with us in the heart of the city and take advantage of Norwich’s independent shopping scene on our doorstep for a night or two in one of our stunning bedrooms? Or join us for a hearty breakfast before tackling your Christmas shopping or a reviving slice of cake and creamy hot chocolate afterwards? How about our wonderful winter afternoon tea before the pantomime at Norwich Theatre Royal next door?
And where better to hold your Christmas get-together than in the Georgian splendour of the House?
The Assembly House has thought of every finishing touch to make your Christmas the most magical ever. So, however you choose to celebrate this Christmas, celebrate with us at The Assembly House – we’d love you to be our guests!
Love from The Assembly House x
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