It’s all too easy to put off booking your Christmas work party till the last minute. The holiday season is but a flicker in the distant future and you’ve already got a long list of pressing tasks. However, Christmas often has a habit of arriving quicker than expected so by the time you’ve got through your current to-do list the festive season will be just around the corner.

That’s why, as tempting as it is to delay, it’s never too early to book your party. In this post, we present 5 great reasons to book your work Christmas party today and discuss how this could benefit both you and your company.

  1. Beat Others to the Best Venue

If you’ve got a venue in mind for your Christmas party, there’s a fair chance that it’s popular with other companies too (unless you’ve got particularly quirky taste). This means that the most popular venues tend to get booked up early, leaving late comers to fight over the less sought after options. If you like a venue, take action now to avoid disappointment later.

  1. Come In On (or Below) Budget

Want to save money on your work Christmas do? Then book early.

You might find that some venues offer discounts for early birds or are at least more open to the idea of adjusting their rates for you. You’ll also be able to take advantage of out of season prices on Xmas party gear and have more time to shop around for the cheapest transport and accommodation options. The later you leave it however, the more the tables are likely to turn in favour of the service providers.

  1. Allow Your Creativity Room to Breathe

Just like a turkey at Christmas, good ideas need time to marinate. The further in advance that you sort the Christmas party, the more time you’ll have to get creative with the various elements, such as entertainment, cuisine and design. You will also have plenty of time to organise everything you need to make your ideas a reality, instead of having to rush around last minute.

  1. Avoid a Washout

There’s always something going on at Christmas, whether it’s a family get-together, shopping trip or winter getaway. Although this makes it a fun time of year, people can become quite elusive as their calendars fill up quickly. You can maximise attendance at the office party by booking well in advance to ensure it’s the first event in the diary.

  1. Give Your Office Something to Look Forward to

Even in the happiest of workplaces, a little morale boost never goes amiss. By booking your Christmas party early, everyone will have something to look forward to, while you’ll be able to tick another item off your to-do list.

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Book Your Christmas Work Party Today

Are you looking for a Christmas party venue? Set within Ferry Meadows Country Park and overlooking the picturesque Gunwade Lake, Lakeside Kitchen & Bar is a beautiful venue that offers first class catering, superb service and a range of diverse entertainment options. Despite the tranquil surroundings, Lakeside is just five miles from Peterborough city centre and offers easy access to the A1 and A47, we also have parking onsite.

Our wonderful venue is available to book exclusively for your company or as part of one of our “joiner” nights where you share the venue with others looking to enjoy a night to remember. Both options come with a 3-course meal cooked by our chefs who have a passion for tasty locally sourced food and the bar will of course be open.

To find out more and book, please go to our dedicated Christmas party page.