THE RAILWAY BALL
25 Nov 2016 | InterContinental London – The O2
DATE & TIME
Friday 25 November 2016
18:30 Drinks Reception | 19:30 Dinner | 01:30 Carriages
Black tie (Ladies that means short and stunning or long and lovely!)
To plan ahead for a great night, read our hints on getting to and from the Ball.
Tickets for entry will be sent to table hosts to distribute two weeks prior to the Ball.
If you have a dietary request please let your table host know by 11 November 2016.
The hotel has 220 spaces available on a first come basis. Guideline charge: £24.00 /day.
North Greenwich (500m). Jubilee line – 24 hour service, as do the Central / Victoria lines.
Tube to Hotel
There’s a free shuttle bus from 16:00, cabs, or it’s a 5 min.walk from North Greenwich.
Enjoy the Thames at night with our private charter. 45 mins from London. Get in touch for more info.
The Emirates Air Line ‘flys’ over the Thames from the O2 to ExCel London. Approx. 15 min walk.
The Railway Ball travel team will be at the Emirates Air Line desk at the top of the exit escalator at North Greenwich.
Plan your journey at tfl.gov.uk
ON THE NIGHT
Use Arora Ballroom entrance. Gold tickets: 1st floor. Platinum VIP tickets and hosted bars 2nd floor.
Guest meeting points, to meet up with other table guests, will be marked on the back of each ticket.
Plans on display before dinner will show host company, table number and host name.
18:30 Cocktails. 19:30 Dinner. 23:15ish Aftershow Party. 01:30 Carriages. 02:00 Last shuttle bus.
Food & Drink
Tickets covers cocktails and canapes, a 3 course dinner with wine/water. Cash bar after dinner.
Hotel residents and their guests can go on to the Clipper Bar (1st floor by Ballroom) after the Ball.
The hotel has a designated smoking area outside the Arora Ballroom’s main entrance.
Photos & Twitter
Tweet your Ball photo’s. Tag @RailwayBall with your own photos to enter our prize draw.
Putting the fun into fundraising. Optional entry fees: £10 to £20/game. There are 3 games.
Taylor Woodrow’s Smart Auction needs an email address via table hosts to pre-register guests.
Bid before you go or if you are not attending. Opens 28 Oct 16. Closes 12:00 25 Nov 16.
“Prizes” will be put to good use and we’ll give you the deserved recognition. Get in touch.
GETTING HOME IMPORTANT
Book a Cab
We strongly recommend you book your cab in advance. It’s a busy night and Rod Stewart is at the O2.
To assist finding your cab there will be numbered Rendezvous Points 1-6 on the hotel concourse.
Free shuttle bus to North Greenwich until 02:00. 24 hour lines: Jubilee, Victoria & Central.
Book early to take advantage of the special deals we have on offer, subject to availability.