THE RAILWAY BALL
24th Nov 2023 | InterContinental London – The O2
DATE & TIME
Friday 24th November 2023
18:30 Drinks Reception
Black tie/cocktail attire.
Check out our GUEST GUIDE for all you need to know about the night.
To plan ahead for a great night, see our travel tips below on getting to and from the Ball.
e-Tickets for entry will be issued to table hosts to distribute a few weeks prior to the Ball.
If you have a dietary request please let your table host know by Friday 10th November 2023.
Limited spaces on a first come basis. Guideline charge for hotel guests: £40-£70 /day.
Tips to get you there.
North Greenwich tube station on the Jubilee line. It is a 5 minute walk to the hotel.
Shuttle Bus to Hotel
There’s a free shuttle bus from 17:00, 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 London Cable Car ‘flies’ over the Thames from ExCel London to the O2. Approx. 15 min walk.
Plan your journey at tfl.gov.uk
ON THE NIGHT
Arora Ballroom entrance. Gold tickets-1st flr. Platinum VIP/Diamond tickets & private rooms-2nd flr.
Guest meeting points, to meet up with other table guests, will be marked on 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 cover 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.
Photographs will be taken for promotional purposes e.g. website and event publicity.
Everyone is asked to donate £30 or more by card, payable via a QR Code.
The Rail Aid Auction goes live in early November 2023.
Bid before and on the night with you smart phone. More on Auction.
“Prizes” will be put to good use and we’ll credit your support. Get in touch.
GETTING HOME IMPORTANT
Book a Cab
1,300+ 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.
North Greenwich shuttle bus to 02:00. 24 hour lines: Victoria, Central, Jubilee, Northern & Piccadilly.
Book early to take advantage of the special deals we have on offer, subject to availability.
Make the most of your time
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.