Graduation Parties & Ceremonies

Graduation Parties & Ceremonies

The end of University and College life is a big moment for anyone. That’s why you want the occasion to be as memorable as possible.

Friends, family and fellow students all make such days great fun and something to be remembered forever.

We can help with every aspect of planning and coordinating a graduation party or ceremony, so that everyone is sure to have an incredible time.

Proms

Celebrate Prom Night in style!

Celebrate the end of exams, the end of school and the end of an era with our great Prom Packages.

We’ll help you make sure the party goes off in style, with up to 160 Prom Kings and Queens.

Let us take the strain of planning, so that the guests can get down to the serious business of partying.

Christenings

Christenings

What better way to celebrate the christening of a child than with friends and family in beautiful surroundings.

We can help you to plan every aspect of the happy day to ensure that it’s perfect.

Wakes, Memorials & Celebrating a Life

Wakes, Memorials & Celebrating a Life

Our highly experienced team understands that it can be difficult to face organising post-funeral arrangements for a loved one. The last thing you want to worry about is managing caterers, florists, room layouts and everything else involved with organising a gathering of this nature.

Our experienced staff at Mercure Burton Upon Trent Newton Park are here to help and can tend to your requirements with the sensitivity and professionalism you would expect.

We are here to help…

  • Experienced and understanding staff
  • Professional and sensitive approach
  • Private and respectful
  • Assistance for infirm and disabled guest if required
  • Dedicated Event Coordinator
  • Flexible food and refreshment packages
  • Our dedicated Event Coordinator will look after you and your arrangements, helping to ensure all of your specific requirements are met on the day.

Please contact our Event Coordinator to discuss your requirements and arrange a time to view the hotel’s facilities.

Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Resort

As well as the thrills of the UK’s leading Theme Park, there is also a waterpark and an eighteen-hole golf course, all located in 500 acres of beautiful Staffordshire countryside. With over 50 rides and attractions, the Alton Towers Resort is the UK’s Number One theme park. The park also has many attractions for younger guests with CBeebies Land and meet all your favourite characters! First opened as a theme park in 1980, Alton Towers has delivered over 1 billion rides to thrill-seeking guests throughout its 37 year history. 2018 sees the opening of the new Wicker Man ride.

Mercure Burton Upon Trent Newton Park is only a 45 minute drive from Alton Towers Resort. Get away from the crowds at the end of a busy day enjoying the scares and thrills and relax with us.

 

 

Drayton Manor Theme Park

Drayton Manor Theme Park

Drayton Manor is a theme park and zoo, which opened to the public in 1950 by the Bryan family and is now one of the UK’s most popular family attractions with over one million visitors each year. Over 50 rides and attractions, including Shockwave, Europe’s only stand up coaster, a 152 seat 4D cinema, Stormforce 10, where you WILL get wet and Apocalypse, a five-sided drop tower together create a truly unforgettable day.

Drayton Manor Theme Park is less than 40 minutes drive making it a great day out for the whole family, while you stay with us at Mercure Burton Upon Trent Newton Park Hotel.

Make the most of our special one-night package, £146 for a family of four, including:

  • One night stay in a classic family room
  • One day family admission to Drayton Manor Theme Park and Zoo
  • Full English breakfast

Find out more here.

Helen’s Bake House and Tearoom

Helen’s Bake House and Tearoom

Enter an earlier era with a walk into Helen’s Bake House and Tearoom.

Walls are lined with memorabilia and old photos from the area. Ease into a 1940s-style chair at a table with a sugar bowl covered by a retro crocheted doily.

Indulge in a sweet scone, or opt for an all-day Butcher’s Breakfast complete with local bacon and black pudding. If you peer into the open kitchen, you’ll see your meal being prepared from scratch.

Would you like to try your hand at making some of Helen’s creations at home (yes, there’s a real Helen)? She sells ingredients like mixed nuts, dried fruit and flour in the exact amounts needed to bake in singular sessions.

Helen’s Bake House and Tearoom can be found in the centre of Burton-Upon-Trent, on the Market Place, just a ten minute drive from the hotel.

 

Murder Mystery Experience – Friday 8th March 2019

Murder Mystery Experience – Friday 8th March 2019

The Crash

It is 1929 and Harry Grimshaw is a self – made millionaire and very successful business man.

But this weekend we learn that Wall Street has crashed and Harry could end up being destitute.

It’s at times like this that you learn who your friends really are – and your enemies.

Dress Code: 1920’s Style Outfits

Price: £39 per person including a three course dinner or £178 for dinner bed and breakfast, per couple (single supplement of £20 applies).

Murder Mystery Experience – Friday 22nd March 2019

Murder Mystery Experience – Friday 22nd March 2019

50 Shades of Murder

Dominic Harker is a highly successful businessman. Self-made millionaire and all that. Dom’s work takes him all around the world where he hob nobs with celebrities, politicians, journalists etc. This weekend he is launching his latest product – said to be a revolutionary piece of software that will take the world by storm. And this is your invitation to attend this extravagant event. But are the rumours about a new attractive young girl in his life true? Is anybody envious and resentful of his money and his lifestyle? And would somebody kill because of this jealousy?

 

 

Mother’s Day Lunch, Sunday 31st March 2019

Mother’s Day Lunch, Sunday 31st March 2019

Spoil Mum with a delicious three-course Sunday lunch in The Folly Restaurant. Includes a gift for Mum.

Sittings from 12 noon until 2pm.

£25 per person | Children 3-12 years eat half price | Children under 3 years eat FREE