Autumn is almost over so it's the perfect time to start planning the next few months - and winter promises to be a season of fun, food and fitness in Wales.
There are lots of events to keep all the family entertained or spend time with friends and colleagues, so we have picked a few of them out to make your job of planning your social life much easier...
1 Sunday Lunch with Santa
Every Sunday during December, Santa will be visiting us. After a 3 course Sunday roast Holly the Elf will take the youngsters, and the young at heart, to see him in his grotto. The menu includes items such as a cream of winter vegetable soup with a warm crusty roll or a brie and cranberry tart with a chestnut crumb to start, traditional turkey with pigs in blankets and winter vegetables or top side of beef with a homemade giant Yorkshire pudding. To finish you can enjoy a chocolate truffle mousse with raspberry puree or a traditional Christmas pudding with brandy sauce. The full menu can be seen on the event page.
2 Cabaret Lunch with Olly Murs
Booked your Christmas party? What about your parents or grandparents? The lunchtime event includes a 3 course festive menu plus tea, coffee and mince pies. Plus live entertainment from our Olly Murs Tribute.
Taking place on Friday 7th December, from 11.30am. The show is high energy and he has an uncanny vocal resemblance which often leaves people challenging "is he miming?". We can confirm, he is not. Spaces are £20 per person.
3 Through the Decades
Relive some of the most memorable eras with our resident party DJ for entertainment, plus a buffet. Our Through the Decades event takes place on Thursday 27th December from 7pm, perfect for breaking up the Christmas period. Spaces are £15 per person.
4 Into The Ark
The soulful acoustic band hailing from local Blackwood. Dane Lloyd & Taylor Jones rose to fame as finalists in The Voice on Tom Jones’ team. This follows a summer of touring across the UK and Europe which included festivals and supporting Tom ones on his UK tour. As well as entertainment from the boys there will be an American themed buffet.
The event is on Friday 18th January and spaces are £19.95 per person if purchased before 31st October. After this they are £24.95 per person.
5 Lionel Richie Songbook
On Friday 25th January we welcome 'The Lionel Riche Songbook' to Bryn Meadows. The show has been endorsed by Lionel Richie too. The show is headliked by Malcolm Pitt, in this high octane show which includes all the greatest hits... ‘Easy’, ‘Say You Say Me’, ‘Stuck On Y.ou’, Dancing On The Ceiling’, ‘Three Times A Lady’, ‘Hello’, ‘All Night Long’ and many more… The evening includes a 2 course dinner and is priced at £49.95 per person. An ideal Christmas gift idea.
6 Cheltenham Ladies Day
Taking place on Wednesday 13th March guests will arrive to a Pimms drink reception followed by a 2 course lunch followed by tea and coffee. Races will be shown on the big screens live from Cheltenham and fun betting will be administered by Pontllanfraith Rotary. An afternoon tea buffet will be served from 4pm and there will be on the day prizes including best dressed, best hat & more! Spaces are £29.95 per person.
7 Spice Girlz
The Spice Girlz Show is a great upbeat fast moving show with all the global hits everybody knows and loves. With high energy dance routines and audience participation the show ensures an accurate portrayal and has the true impersonations of the sounds, look and feel of the sensational, very British Spice Girlz live in concert. The evening includes a 3 course dinner on Friday 12th April 2019 from 7pm. Spaces are £34.95 per person.
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