Looking Back On 2016


As 2017 rapidly approaches, we wanted to take a few moments to look back over what has been a truly remarkable year of events at The Earl of Doncaster Hotel. We would like to say a warm thank you to everyone who joined us this year,many of whom got back in touch or went onto our social media channels with their kind feedback.

So, let’s have a look at some of the highlights of the year...

’00’ Heaven Night – Saturday 12th March 2016.

With the return of James Bond in Spectre at the end of 2015, we wanted to offer guests the chance to experience the world of 007 for themselves. Each and every attendee came glamorously dressed which really helped us set the scene in the Ballroom.

The evening’s entertainment included themed Casino Tables, a disco of timeless Bond soundtracks, and a live Shirley Basset tribute act by Debbie Farrell. We were that impressed with Debbie Farrell that we rebooked her to perform at our New Years Eve Gatsby Ball on Saturday 31st December 2016.

Wedding Fayres – May and October 2016.

With three stunningly set Wedding suites, the best way to explain what The Earl of Doncaster Hotel has to offer is to see and experience it for yourself. At our Wedding Fayres in May and October we elegantly dressed our Ballroom and Concorde Suite,whilst showcasing some of the area’s most reputable Wedding suppliers in the Ripon & Wetherby Suite.

Over the summer our Concorde Suite was refurbished into a bright, crisp and modern space, and at the October Wedding Fayre we set it up as a fantasy ‘Winter Wonderland’ which looked truly breathtaking. We hope you can come along to our next Wedding Fayre this spring on Sunday 12th March 2017.  

Grease Murder Mystery – Friday 8th July 2016.

TaleGate Theatre regularly perform at The Earl of Doncaster Hotel, but their Grease inspired Murder Mystery in the Summer was a particular favourite. With audience participation, dance offs and a blend of drama and comedy that is not easily created, the theatre group had everyone fully engaged in the story.

Unlike any other events we host, at our Murder Mysteries the entertainment runs both before, between and after the 3 courses of the evening meal, offering a fully immersive experience. TaleGate Theatre will next be joining us on Saturday 21st January 2017 for a Sherlock Holmes themed Murder Mystery. Book soon to avoid disappointment.

Head over to our events page to see what we are currently taking bookings for.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the entire team at The Earl of Doncaster Hotel.

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