Celebrate the festive season with The Athenaeum’s own take on ‘A Christmas Carol’ enjoying a modern twist with the beauty of Victorian elegance. Charles Dickens, the author of this much loved novel, gave readings in the stunning, Grade I listed venue in 1859 and again in 1861. Historically, The Athenaeum has always been popular for social events and party gatherings - from Victorian times to the present day – thus providing the perfect visual backdrop to complement The Christmas Carol theme.

This Christmas the team The Athenaeum will take you on a wonderful journey back to mid-Victorian times to experiencefestive customs and traditions. These will include family and friends gathering, carols, seasonal food and plenty to drink! Not to mention creating a presentday party atmosphere for you and your guests to celebrate the wonderful occasion in style. Upon arrival, you and your guests will be warmly welcomed and invited to start your evening with a chilled glass of sparkling fizz.

Following your festive drinks, you will be led into the stunningly decorated Georgian Ballroom… step back in time and let the festive scents of cinnamon, berries and oranges engulf you. The outstanding team of chefs have created a sumptuous three course festive dinner using the finest seasonal ingredients to provide you with a true taste sensation. After your Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, our resident DJ will have you on the dance floor for the rest of the night, enjoying an array of tunes, requests and festive favorites.


£43.50 Thursday 3rd Dec

£46.50 Friday 4th Dec

£46.50 Saturday 5th Dec

£43.50 Thursday 10th Dec

£46.50 Friday 11th Dec

£46.50 Saturday 12th Dec

£41.50 Wednesday 16th Dec

£43.50 Thursday 17th Dec

£46.50 Friday 18th Dec

£46.50 Saturday 19th Dec

Please note prices are quoted per person and include VAT.

The Athenaeum Christmas Brochure 2020