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					    Christmas & New Year 2010

1         Stay. Eat. Celebrate. Relax.
                Enjoy a little Fawsley magic this
                   Christmas and New Year
    There are few better places to celebrate a traditional English Christmas and New Year than in the
    spectacular setting of Fawsley Hall. Whether you are joining us for one of our ever popular Christmas
    parties, to celebrate New Year, or simply fancy a break or spa treatment during the holiday season, we
    guarantee the warmest of welcomes - leaving you to relax, celebrate and indulge in real style.

    Once you drive though our impressive gates, the
    spirit of Christmas takes you over. As you enter the
    Tudor Great Hall you will be transported to a place
    where Christmases past and present all come
    together. Throughout Christmas this historic room is
    transformed into a truly magical setting. The interior
    is illuminated with the warm glow of church candles
    whilst a log fire roars and crackles in the magnificent
    stone fireplace. At the room’s heart is our Christmas
    tree, one of the tallest in Northamptonshire, with its
    twinkling lights and beautiful festive decorations.

    It’s not just our guests, partygoers and diners who get
    excited at this special time of year. Our head chef       Time’ selection of treats, magic and games in quieter
    and his team spend the preceding months carefully         surroundings with our special entertainer. Of course
    planning the special seasonal menus and choice of         the highlight of any Fawsley Christmas is the special
    wines which are always a highlight of any Fawsley         appearance of Father Christmas on Christmas Day
    Hall experience. From the mince pies and mulled           morning - will he make it again this year?
    wine, through to our mouth watering festive menus,
    the finest tastes of Christmas are never far away.        We have also created an exciting range of activities
                                                              for adults which include archery, spa treatments,
    Whatever your age Fawsley Hall is guaranteed to           guided walks and VIP passes for a trip to the designer
    delight and surprise - from the enchanting magical        shops in Bicester Village. In the true spirit of
    tales told by our story teller through to the classic     Christmas we also have Carols in the Great Hall and
    feel-good christmas films in our cinema. For our          the opportunity to attend services or midnight mass
    smaller guests we have created a special ‘Family          at our local churches.

      Festive Fawsley - a tradition of Christmas for over 700 years
                                               Early Booking Discount
                             All bookings made by June 30th 2010 we will hold 2009 prices

                                      ‘Stupendous great hall and high-order cooking
                                          in one of the loveliest country houses’
                                                      Daily Telegraph
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                                                            For the Twelve days of Christmas we have Twelve

    Festive Afternoon Teas                                       Party Nights                                                   Beat The Rush Special Rate
    November, December & January                                 November, December & January                                   23rd December
    Fawsley Hall afternoon teas are amongst                      Fawsley is the perfect place to enjoy a                        Arrive a day early, miss the Christmas
    the finest in the heart of England.                          Christmas party. Book a private exclusive                      rush and relax.
                                                                 event or enjoy a shared party night on
    Give yourself a little Christmas treat and                   selected dates. Prices from only £35 pp                        For only £69.95 pp* you can enjoy a
    add a glass of champagne (see page 8).                       (see page 8).                                                  stay in one of our stylish rooms, dinner
                                                                                                                                in our Brasserie and full English

                                                                                                                 Discover Fawsley’s selection

    Friends and Family rates                                     Grayshott Studio Spa                                           VIP Shopping Experience
    27th - 30th December                                         Festive Breaks                                                 For all our staying guests we have available
    For only £79.95* per person you can                          Whether you have overdone the partying                         a VIP pass for Bicester Shopping Village.
    enjoy a stay in one of our stylish                           or just need to recharge your batteries, our
    bedrooms with dinner in our Brasserie                        Spa Breaks are the perfect way to                              If you love a little retail therapy then make
    and full English breakfast. Should you                       rejuvenate mind and body. We have                              sure you are first in line for the New Year
    require alternative accommodation                            special rates on breaks and don’t forget                       Sales.
    please contact us directly.                                  they make the perfect present.
                                                                 Please note to avoid disappointment
                                                                 treatments need to be booked in advance.

                              * Prices inclusive of vat. Accommodation deals assume that two people share a double room. Offer subject availability.
great ways to stay, eat, celebrate and relax

    Christmas Eve                                      Christmas Day                                      Boxing Day
    Make it a really special Christmas by              Our Christmas House Party will be in full          Boxing Day is always a special occasion
    joining us as a guest at our Christmas             flow so why not join us and stay for two           at Fawsley, so why not join us for Lunch
    House Party. You can stay with us for two          nights (see pages 5 & 6.)                          or at our Gala Dinner.
    or three nights and enjoy all that Fawsley
    has to offer - great food, fine wine and           Alternatively you can enjoy our one night          If you are a guest at our Christmas House
    attentive service (see pages 5 & 6).               stay or join us for Christmas Lunch                Party then why not extend your stay and
                                                       (see page 5).                                      join us for another night (see page 6).
    Or enjoy a one night stay on this special

of sumptuous festive treats

    Festive Lunches and                                 New Year’s Eve                                    New Year’s Day
    Dinners                                             See in the New Year with friends at               Our New Year’s Day Brunch is the perfect
                                                        our Dinner Dance (see page 8).                    way to start 2011 (see page 8). Once brunch
    Throughout the festive season our chef
                                                                                                          is over, our guests and diners have the
    has created special menus which are                 Extend your New Year’s Eve Celebration            opportunity enjoy a pleasurable stroll around
    served in the cosy atmosphere of our                                                                  the beautiful grounds surrounding the Hall.
                                                        Forget ordering a carriage for midnight
    wonderful restaurants, private dining
                                                        and extend your stay. To avoid
    rooms or banqueting suites. Rates start at                                                            Extend your New Year’s Celebration
                                                        disappointment please contact reception
    only £19.95 pp for a two-course festive                                                               Our special rate is only £69 pp* inclusive
                                                        for details.                                      of dinner in our Brasserie and full English
    lunch or dinner in Bess’s Brasserie.

                  For rates please refer to page 9. For more information or reservations call 01327 892 000 or visit
                                                      Christmas House Party
    Our traditional Christmas House Parties have become one of our most popular special occasions. It’s a chance to relax, and enjoy fine
    food, great entertainment and a little quality time with friends and family.

    Christmas Eve                                                         Christmas Day
    5.30pm        Champagne Reception.                                    7.30am         Full English Champagne breakfast at leisure.
                  Rosé Champagne with caviar, blinis, sour                onwards
                  cream and smoked salmon in the Great
                  Hall. An opportunity to meet your fellow                10.00am        Mince pies, mulled wine and hot chocolate
                  guests.                                                                for the children, whilst we await the arrival of
                                                                                         Father Christmas in the Great Hall.
    6.30-7.00pm Christmas carols around the tree in the
                Great Hall with the Parish Church Choir.                  11.00am        Christmas service in Fawsley Church.

    7.00pm        An à la carte Christmas Eve dinner in the               Midday         Traditional Christmas Day lunch.
    onwards       Restaurant.                                             onwards

    Midnight      Enjoy a trip to one of our village churches             Afternoon      For the Children:
                  for midnight mass.                                                     Each day our special entertainer accompanied
                                                                                         by a responsible member of staff will keep
                                                                                         your children spellbound with magic tricks,
                        Christmas Eve Menu                                               stories and games, plus our cinema will be
                                                                                         showing children’s films at selected times.
                 Pork Rillette, Toasted Sour dough, Muscat Jelly                         Situated in Knightley Court.
           Carpaccio of Octopus, Charred Artichokes, lime dressing
                     Roasted Parsnip Soup, Indian spiced Oil                             For the Grown Ups:
                                         •                                               You can choose a treatment from our Grayshott
          Braised Shin of beef, truffle mashed potato, nutmeg spinach                    Studio Spa menu or try your hand at field
                 Roasted Corn fed Chicken”cock a leekie” style
                                                                                         archery under the direction of our resident
               Hot Smoked Halibut, Chive Gnocchi, red wine jus
                                                                                         expert. Please pre-book to avoid disappointment.
                      Apple Pie Parfait, green Apple sorbet
                     Vanilla Pannacotta, Cherries, chocolate
                       Plum Gratin, gingerbread ice cream                 7.30pm         Extravagant dinner buffet.
                Artisan cheese, Quince Jelly, Fig & Almond cake
                                                                          8.00pm til     Our story teller will circulate and entertain
                                                                          10.00pm        you with his mix of local tales, ancient stories
                                                                                         from the East and adapted fairy tales.

                                                                          ‘..Chef Nigel Godwin knows how to make a first impression’
                                                                          Olive Magazine

                       We have field archery for all ages and abilities (9 upwards). Details will be confirmed at a later date.
                     Enjoy our new Grayshott Studio Spa, swimming pool, sonarium, steam room, fitness studio and fabulous
                                                      treatment rooms (reservations essential).
Boxing Day                                     Imagine                                           Especially for Children
                                               The Tudor Great Hall with its magnificent log     During the day, situated at Knightley Court, our
7.30am    Full English breakfast at leisure.   fireplace decked with holly, the reflection of    special entertainer accompanied by a
onwards                                        the Christmas tree in the candle light, huge      responsible member of staff will keep your
                                               squashy sofas, misty views across the lakes and   children spellbound with magic tricks, stories
10.30am Guided walk to Badby along the         frosty walks across the park. Creating the        and games. Children of 9 years and over can
        Knightley Way not forgetting the       ultimate rural escape, with the best of fine      participate in field archery with their parents.
        occasional opportunity to buy a        wines and food, accompanied by excellent          We will also be showing children’s films in the
        pint.                                  hospitality.                                      afternoon and have an exclusive family lounge,
                                                                                                 children’s menu, children’s canapés and
Midday    Traditional Boxing Day lunch in      A chance to relax or discover                     cocktails, milk and cookies at bedtime and
onwards   the restaurant.                      Enjoy Grayshott Studio Spa with its sonarium,     Christmas stockings.
                                               indoor swimming pool, hydropool, range of
          Our Boxing day field archery         beauty treatments and deep relaxation area,       For him and her
          challenge is open to all ages and    There are also a host of more traditional         You can choose a treatment from the spa menu
          takes place throughout the day.      pursuits including: board games by the fire,      in the adjacent Grayshott Studio Spa or try your
                                               days out at Towcester Races or Stratford upon     hand at field archery under the direction of our
5.30pm    Fawsley Challenge - ‘ask the         Avon, or the chance for a little retail therapy   resident expert.
till      family’ style general knowledge      including VIP passes for the designer shops at
6.30pm    quiz. Back by popular demand         Bicester Village. Throughout the festive season
          so please create or join a team.     we will also be screening a range of
                                               complimentary films in our private cinema in
8.00pm    Grand Gala Champagne Dinner          Knightley Court.
          Residents only - dress black tie.

                                                                                                            Celebrate the Festive

                     Christmas Day Lunch                                                    Boxing Day Lunch
     Pressed Terrine of Suckling pig, crispy crackling, apple dressing                          Fawsley Prawn cocktail
                               Soup course                                                      Smoked Chicken Broth
                Roast butternut Squash, Parmesan cheese                             Cured Scottish salmon, Honey & Dill dressing
                              Sorbet Course                                                          Eggs Benedict
                             Mandarin sorbet                                                               •
                                     •                                     Braised sticky Oxtail, creamed swede, onion rings, red wine jus
    Badby Farm Turkey, Bacon Rolls, bread sauce, mulled cranberries          Crispy Belly Pork, baby onions pancetta mash, thyme sauce
                                     •                                            Poached Smoked Haddock, mustard beurre blanc
              Traditional Christmas Pudding, Brandy sauce                            Fondants of root vegetables chervil sabayon
                £98.00 per person Inclusive of Service and VAT                            Vanilla crème brulee, cherry sorbet
                                                                                                      Sherry trifle
                                                                                 Chocolate & roasted walnut tart, vanilla mascarpone
                                                                                          Artisan cheese, Fig & almond cake

                                                                                     £49.00 per person Inclusive of Service and VAT

                                                                                        Boxing Day Gala Dinner
                                                                                      Duck & Foie gras confit pinot noir jelly
                                                                                                   Fish course
                                                                                         Grilled baby Squid, Pork Cheek
                                                                                                  Sorbet Course
                                                                                                  Apple & vodka
                                                                            40 Day aged Beef, Pomme Anna, Onion Soubise, Porcini jus
                                                                             Chocolate Hazelnut Delice, salted caramel, Milk Ice cream
                                                                                                 Coffee & truffles
                                                                                       (House guests only - dress black tie.)

                         Due to high demand, please book rooms directly with our reservation team on 01327 892000.
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Season in true style
     New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance                                              Party Nights (November, December & January)
     Welcome in the New Year at Fawsley Hall.                                 Fawsley is the perfect backdrop for your festive celebrations. Whether in
                                                                              the main house or the exclusive Knightley Court, a private event or a
     7.30pm          Join us for a glass of champagne in the                  shared party night - let us look after you.
                     Great Hall
                                                                              Dates are available in November, December and January. You can book
                                                                              our fabulous venue for an exclusive party, end of year conference or join
     8.00 pm         Dinner
                                                                              our shared party nights. We take care of every little detail including
     to 9.30pm
                                                                              crackers, hats and disco to dance the night away with seasonal cheer.
     10.00pm         Dancing to our live band through to                      7.30pm          Sparkling aperitif on arrival
                     1.00am. Black tie                                        8.00 pm         Dinner
                                                                                              Disco till midnight
                                                                                         Monday - Thursday               Friday - Saturday
                   Roast Lobster Cappuccino                                                   Nov £35                          £45
         Rabbit Rillette, Bacon Wafers, Tarragon Salad                                         Dec £39                         £49
                           Fish Course
           Octopus Carpaccio, sweet lime dressing                                              Jan £35                         £45
                          Sorbet Course
                      Pineapple Star Anise                                    We require a minimum number of 80 persons for exclusive use of
                                •                                             Knightley Court. All prices are per person and inclusive of VAT. A deposit
       Roast Partridge, Fondant Potato, Pumpkin Puree,
                                                                              of £10 per person is required for parties of 10 and over.
                        Chocolate sauce
                                                                              Knightley Court is available for larger parties, please call for information.
        Passion fruit Delice, milk chocolate, coffee soil
                         Coffee & truffles

          £115.00 per person Inclusive of Service and VAT                                                    Party Nights
                                                                                       Confit of Scottish Salmon, semi dried tomatoes, rocket salad,
     Festive Afternoon Teas (November, December & January)                                                  sweet lemon dressing
                                                                                                  Soup of Roasted Pumpkin, Chocolate oil
     As a real festive treat, our traditional afternoon tea of sandwiches,            Saint Marcellin baked in its own pot, bread sticks truffle honey
     scones and cakes is complemented by a selection of homemade                                                      •
     mince pies, stollen cake and delicious petit fours. It’s a chance to             Traditional Roast Turkey, Bacon Rolls, Bread Sauce, Cranberry
     relax in one of our magnificent rooms including the unique Tudor                                 Seasoning, Gravy Roast Parsnips
     Great Hall, with its open fire and splendid majestic Christmas Tree.                 Guilt head Bream, Cauliflower, crushed new potatoes,
     To really celebrate, why not add a glass of champagne?                                                coriander butter sauce
                                                                                        Compression of winter vegetables, Glazed with Béarnaise
     Full afternoon tea £16.25 per person                                                                             •
     Champagne afternoon tea £25.75 per person                                               Classical Christmas Plum pudding, Brandy Cream
     Reservations from 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.                                                   Vanilla Rum Pannacotta, Roasted Pineapple
                                                                                               Cave aged Cheddar Cheese, Pickles, Biscuits
     Please note: Parties of 10 and over, we require £10 per person                                          Coffee & Mince pies
     deposit for festive season reservations.

               Our wine list is available on request. Our staff will be happy to recommend scenic walks, or visits to places of local interest.
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                                     Beat The Rush Special        3 Night House Party              2 Night House Party         2 Night House Party          One Night Stay
                                         23 December              24, 25 and 26 December           24 and 25 December           25 and 26 December            Christmas Eve
Standard                                    £69.95                        £720.00                        £468.00                       £510.00                  £197.00
Club                                        £79.95                        £780.00                        £510.00                       £550.00                  £215.00
Superior                                    £99.45                        £865.00                        £565.00                       £606.00                  £245.00
Luxury                                     £119.45                        £930.00                        £605.00                       £648.00                  £266.00
Junior Suites                              £129.45                        £999.00                        £657.00                       £699.00
Suites                                     £154.45                        £1160.00                       £763.00                       £805.00

                                        One Night Stay                  One Night Stay               One Night Stay            Friends & Family rates       New Year’s Day
                                         Christmas Day            Boxing Day (incl. lunch)        Boxing Day (exc. lunch)         27 - 30 December               1st Jan
Standard                                   £259.00                         £251.00                       £193.00                        £79.95                   £69.95
Club                                       £280.00                         £270.00                       £212.00                        £89.95                   £69.95
Superior                                   £306.00                         £299.00                       £240.00                       £109.45                   £89.45
Luxury                                     £328.00                         £246.00                       £262.00                       £129.45                  £109.45

                                         Beat the rush      3 Night       2 Night     2 Night        One Night     One Night   One Night     Lunch      Friends &    New Year’s
                                          special rate    House Party    House Party House Party       Stay          Stay        Stay       Exclusive     Family      Eve Stay
    What’s included                         23 Dec       24/25/26 Dec    24/25 Dec   25/26 Dec        24 Dec        25 Dec      26 Dec       26 Dec     27-30 Dec     31 Dec

    Accommodation and full
    English breakfast each morning            •               •              •               •           •             •           •             •          •               •
    Welcome champagne
    reception & canapes                                       •              •                           •                                                             To find out
    A three-course dinner with
    coffee on Christmas Eve                                   •              •                           •                                                            more about
                                                                                                                                                                      our popular
    Christmas morning mince pies
    and mulled wine and hot
    chocolate for the children
                                                              •              •                                                                                        New Year’s
                                                                                                                                                                     Eve packages
    Christmas Day lunch with coffee
                                                              •              •               •                         •                                                   please
    Evening buffet with coffee
    on Christmas Day                                          •              •               •                         •                                               reception
    A three-course traditional
    Boxing Day lunch                                          •                              •                                     •                                       to avoid
    Gala dinner on Boxing Day                                 •                              •                                     •             •
    Dinner in the Brasserie
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                                                                             Booking information
    To make a booking is simple,                   Prepayment                                    Dress Code                                Fresh ingredients
    telephone 01327 892 000                        Full prepayments are due by 1st               None, but most men choose to wear a       Our policy is to use the freshest
                                                   December 2010. Deposits and                   jacket and tie. The only exception to     ingredients. In rare circumstances
    Deposit                                        prepayments are non-refundable.               this is New Year’s Eve and Boxing Day     non-availability may necessitate
    £20 per person Christmas Day lunch,                                                          evening when black tie is required.       changing dishes.
    Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve. £100            VAT
    per person for Christmas and New               Is included in our published prices at                                                  Changes
    Year’s Eve residential. Provisional            the current rate.                                                                       Amendments and cancellations
    bookings will be released after 14 days.                                                                                               must be confirmed in writing.

                                                  How to find us
                                                               From the M1
 Exit at Junction 16. Follow the A45 towards Daventry, through Flore and straight over the traffic lights at Weedon. At Daventry bear
 left at the roundabout and continue along the A45 to the first slip road just before the second bridge. Take the slip road (signposted
A361 Banbury, M40 South). From the top of this slip road, the turning to Fawsley is 3 miles on the left-hand-side, signposted ‘Fawsley
       Hall 1.5 miles’. Follow this single track road for 1.5 miles until you reach the wrought iron gates of Fawsley Hall. It takes
                                approximately 20 minutes to reach us from junction 16 at Northampton.

                                                            From the M40
  Exit at Junction 11 and follow the signs for Daventry A361. Follow this road through Wardington, Chipping Warden, Byfield and
Charwelton. The turning for Fawsley is on the right-hand-side, signposted ‘Fawsley Hall 1.5 miles’. Follow this single track road for
1.5 miles until you reach the wrought iron gates of Fawsley Hall. It is 14 miles and takes approximately 20 minutes to reach us from
                                                        junction 11 at Banbury.

                                               Fawsley, Northamptonshire NN11 3BA
                                                     Tel: +44 (0)1327 892000