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Celebrating Christmas at Goosedale!

christmas-partyIt’s time to start thinking about this year’s work Christmas do – what to do, where to go and most importantly, what are you going to eat! That’s why we are thrilled to share our recently announced Christmas party theme for 2018 – the Prohibition Era. Join us at Goosedale for a night of 1920s revelry, celebrating everything gangster with a fantastic array of swing and jazz music.


Entertaining Your Wedding Guests

wedding-entertainmentAre you planning your dream wedding, or maybe you’re browsing ideas to celebrate a recent engagement? Goosedale is a beautiful wedding venue in Derbyshire with excellent travel links to the M1 and Nottingham East Midlands Airport. Our purpose-built wedding suites are the perfect place to hold your big day and our team will work tirelessly with you to ensure your day runs smoothly from the ceremony to the evening reception.


Hosting an Outdoor Wedding

bride-groom-heartWeddings have traditionally been indoor events, held in grandiose churches and historic manors steeped in history. However, if you’re planning to host an outdoor summer wedding, we have got some advice to help your big day go off without a hitch. Whether you choose to marry in a tent or beneath a covered canopy, we want your special day to be perfect. If you’re looking to host a beautiful Scandinavian style event, look no further than Goosedale to be the location for your tipi wedding in Nottingham.


Top Tips to Host a Memorable Party


So, you’re throwing a party and you want it to be one that your guests are talking about for a long time. What you are going to need is good preparation and a bit of creativity and imagination to plan something unique that isn’t just like every other party.

Here are some top tips for throwing the ultimate party!


Planning the Perfect Asian Wedding

The venue is probably the most important decision of all and, often, there is usually a priority based on the size of the Asian wedding venue to ensure it will comfortably entertain large volumes of guests. So once you have an idea of guest numbers, you can decide whether you want to book a hotel or a manor estate, function room etc.

asian-weddingYou also need to tie this in with the catering arrangements to ensure there won’t be any issues with selecting your choice of food. The venue also needs to be suitable for any rituals or traditions that you are planning to include as part of the ceremony.


Nottingham: Exploring the Local Area

Nottingham market squareNottingham is a place that should definitely be at the top of your list of places to visit. A popular destination for weddings and venue hire, Nottingham is full of wonderful sites to see and various places to visit. However, not everyone appreciates the city’s beauty as this is one place that you need to visit in order to fully appreciate what it has to offer.

Of course, you will need to look at hotels to stay in, but this will ultimately depend on what you want to do. If you enjoy going out with friends to have a drink, then a hotel situated by the best bars and clubs would be ideal. So before you go ahead and book a room, why not look at what you can do in Nottingham.


Planning Your Spring Wedding with Goosedale

spring-weddingSpringtime is upon us and it can affect many people in different ways. Especially those that may be beginning to plan their wedding. Has this season inspired you to have a springtime wedding?

Having a theme is great as it allows you to decorate accordingly, but you will still need to find the ideal wedding venue. Wedding venues in Nottingham are perfect as they are centrally located catering for all guests and there are various vendors in surrounding areas that will have the perfect décor and other accessories for your wedding. If, however, you’re not sure where to start with planning your springtime wedding here are a few tips.


Throwing a Family Party in Nottingham

family-partyIt’s a proven fact that spending time with loved ones is beneficial to your health. If you haven’t seen the family in a while, why not consider throwing a family party?

To do this, you will need to look at event hire. Nottingham is ideal for this as it’s so central and it will allow your entire family to arrive with ease. But before you get to the planning stage, first things first – why is throwing a family party a good idea?


The Best Way to Celebrate Mother’s Day

mothers-dayMother’s Day is fast approaching and if you haven’t already done so, now is the time to plan the celebrations. This is the one day of the year set aside for mothers where everyone can show their appreciation for the most important woman in their lives. Understandably, it’s important to plan something great to show her just how much you care.

Two popular options are to take your mother to dinner or possibly even throw a party for her. If you decide to do this, you may need to look at venue hire. Nottingham is ideal for this as all guests can arrive with ease. However, if you are still unsure of the best way to celebrate Mother’s Day, these ideas may provide that much-needed burst of inspiration.


The Goosedale Guide to Arranging a Seating Plan

wedding-seating-planFor many events, seating plans are essential. Not only do they allow you to know where everyone will be seated, but they can also help you plan the layout of the room. It’s something that is essential to consider when you are looking at both business and wedding venues. Nottingham has many locations that are suitable for a wide variety of events but either way, a seating plan will still be needed. However, it can often be difficult to know the best seating arrangement for meetings and weddings. So, to give you a helping hand, here is a useful guide to help you plan for both eventualities.