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THE RAILWAY BALL

29th Nov 2019 | InterContinental London – The O2


VENUE

InterContinental London – The O2
Waterview Drive, London  SE10 0TW
020 8463 6868 | info@iclondon-theo2.com
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DATE & TIME

Friday 29th November 2019
18:30 Drinks Reception
19:30 Dinner
01:30 Carriages

DRESS CODE 

Black tie. Ladies, that means either a full-length gown or a cocktail dress.


PLAN AHEAD

Travel

To plan ahead for a great night, see our travel tips below on getting to and from the Ball.

Tickets

Tickets for entry will be sent to table hosts to distribute two weeks prior to the Ball.

Diets

If you have a dietary request please let your table host know by 8th November 2019.

Parking

The hotel has 220 spaces available on a first come basis. Guideline charge: £24.00 /day.


 GETTING THERE

The Railway Ball team will be at the desk at the top of the exit escalator at North Greenwich

Tube

North Greenwich (500m). Jubilee – 24 hours as do Victoria, Central, Northern and Piccadilly . www.tfl.gov.uk/nighttube  

Shuttle Bus to Hotel

There’s a free shuttle bus from 17:00, cabs, or it’s a 5 min. walk from North Greenwich.

Sail

Enjoy the Thames at night with our private charter. 45 mins from London. Get in touch for more info.

Cable Car

The Emirates Air Line ‘flies’ over the Thames from ExCel London to the O2. Approx. 15 min walk.

Plan your journey at tfl.gov.uk

ON THE NIGHT

Arrival

Use Arora Ballroom entrance. Gold tickets: 1st floor.  Platinum VIP tickets, Diamond tickets and private rooms: 2nd floor.

Meeting Points

Guest meeting points, to meet up with other table guests, will be marked on the back of each ticket.

Table Plan

Plans on display before dinner will show host company, table number and host name.

Timings

18:30 Cocktails. 19:30 Dinner. 23:15ish Aftershow Party. 01:30 Carriages. 02:00 Last shuttle bus.

Food & Drink

Tickets cover cocktails and canapes, a 3 course dinner with wine/water. Cash bar after dinner.

Night Cap?

Hotel residents and their guests can go on to the Clipper Bar (1st floor by Ballroom) after the Ball.

Smoking

The hotel has a designated smoking area outside the Arora Ballroom’s main entrance.

Photos & Twitter

Tweet your Ball photos. Tag @RailwayBall with your own photos.


FUNDRAISING

Games/Donate

Putting fun into fundraising. Optional entry fees: £10 to £20/game with 3 games.

Auctions

 The Smart Auction needs an email address via table hosts to pre-register guests.

Online Bidding

Bid before and on the night with you smart phone. View Auction.

Prize Donations

“Prizes” will be put to good use and we’ll give you the deserved recognition. Get in touch.


GETTING HOME  IMPORTANT

Book a Cab

1,200+ guests: so we strongly recommend to book cabs in advance.

Cab Pick Up

To assist finding your cab there is a large hotel concourse for your taxi to collect you from.

Tube

Free shuttle bus to North Greenwich until 02:00. 24 hour lines: Victoria, Central, Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly.

Stay Over

Book early to take advantage of the special deals we have on offer, subject to availability.


Make the most of your time

intercontinental-o2

PINNACLE OF LUXURY

The 18 storey hotel has 453 spacious rooms, choice of restaurants and bars, spa, pool, business centre and car park. Read more.

1 Bed Suite

ACCOMMODATION

Act fast to get preferential rates at the InterContinental London – The O2 as well cheaper alternatives. Read more.

ClipperBar

AFTER THE AFTERSHOW

Hotel residents and their guests can take a night cap in The Clipper Bar, next to the Ballroom or take in the view in the Sky Bar.