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Free August Bank Holiday Pool Party
Sun, 03 Mar 2024

August Bank Holiday Pool Party

Live Event - Crazy Bear Beaconsfield

Get ready for an exhilarating afternoon and evening of poolside entertainment this August Bank Holiday.

Experience an unforgettable afternoon with our guest DJs, creating a vibrant poolside vibe. Relish a gourmet banquet whilst you sip exquisite cocktails in the sun. Celebrate the holiday in style.

Book now for an extraordinary day of fun, flavours, and fantastic music!


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£60.00 Pizza & Tiramisu class & dinner
Sun, 03 Mar 2024

Pizza & Tiramisu class & dinner

Dining Experience - Bridge Baker Fulham Road

In this pizza making class you’ll create pizzas topped with delicious San Marzano tomato sauce and lots of fresh toppings. They will teach you how to hand-stretch pizzas and top them before putting them in the oven. This class will make you confident of re-creating great pizzas at home. You will also learn how to make the perfect tiramisu that you can take home to indulge in later, (but don’t worry they’ll have some made for you to enjoy after pizza, so you can end the evening on a sweet note!)

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Free Bao Class
Sun, 03 Mar 2024

Bao Class

Event - The Avenue Cookery School

Indulge in their enjoyable and delicious hands-on Bao Class learning the secrets of Taiwanese bao.

3 Hours – times vary.

Bao Class Menu

Crispy Chicken (or Paneer (V) / Smoked Tofu (Ve)) Bao with Pickled Cucumber, Homemade Asian Mayonnaise and Crushed Peanuts
Spiced Pulled Duck (or Jackfruit (V&Ve)) Bao with Pickled Cucumber, Homemade Asian Mayonnaise and Crushed Peanuts
Crispy Asian Salad

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Free Wedding Open day
Sun, 03 Mar 2024

Wedding Open day

Open Day - Rose Crown Hotel

Join us for our wedding open day on Sunday 3rd March from 12 pm to 4pm for a guided tour of our historic hotel.


Your tour will include the ‘Secret Garden’, the stunning ‘Oak Room’ dressed for your ceremony, the beautiful ‘Rose Suite’ prepared for your wedding breakfast.


You will also be treated to complimentary ‘Bubbles and Canapés’ to sample during your tour.


You’ll also get the chance to meet our experienced wedding team, along with some of their long-standing recommended suppliers including a DJ, photobooth, photographer and venue decorator.


Entry to this event is free, however, you must reserve your place as spaces are limited. Visit our website to register and secure your place.

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