11 April 2018
Are you tasked with organising your school prom, or university leaver’s ball? We appreciate this can be a daunting task, there can be so much to think about. From selecting a venue, considering menu options, to ensuring accessibility for all, you are likely to have a long list of requirements.
Here are some pointers to help get you started:
Firstly, know how many people you’re looking to cater for. This will ensure you’re contacting venues that can accommodate your numbers. A city central venue may be a good choice for easy accessibility for students arriving and leaving via public transport. Of course a venue with a car park, will also be a consideration for those who may be driving to the event.
Secondly, secure your preferred date. You are probably committed to dates around the end of exams, so check that your chosen venue can accommodate you.
Food preferences will need to be considered, with any dietary or allergy requirements catered for. Discuss your needs with the venue who will be happy to advise on the menu choices available, and advise on any allergen ingredients.
You’re likely to be looking for extras, whether it’s a fun photo booth for creating lasting entertaining memories, disco, live band, themed decorations, or even a first drink to be included. Discuss your preferences with your venue.
At the Mercure Leicester, The Grand Hotel, we’ve hosted many successful events. With a dedicated Event Co-ordinator, you can rest assured you’re in good hands. We’re happy to help with advice on dressing the room, food options, and entertainment.
If you’re not sure of exactly what you want, don’t worry, we’re can help here too. The hotel is currently offering a Glittering Gatsby themed event to include Gatsby themed table and room decorations, set three course meal, disco and more. An ideal theme for students to don their dazzling ball dresses and suits.
The hotel, with its central city location, private car park, choice of event rooms, and rooms for overnight accommodation if required, make Mercure Leicester, The Grand the ideal choice for your prom or university ball.
We’ll help ensure your students have a fabulous night to remember as they celebrate the end of an era with their friends.