Good People of the Realm… You are cordially invited to attend a Royal Masquerade New Year’s Eve Ball!
Event Details: Held at the prestigious Marconi Cultural and Banquet Center – 120 Clarke Rd., London, ON (licensed event – cash /debit/credit cards accepted at bar)
Tickets are $40 / person, and must be purchased in advance (no later than Dec 27th). Last year’s event sold out, so to prevent disappointment, get your tickets early! (see below for purchasing details)
Masquerade Ball Doors open at 8pm (Optional pre-event dinner details listed below)
8 – 8:30 – Be announced by a Herald, and meet her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth the 1st. Enjoy music by the Gemsmen, and drink in the ambiance of the event.
8:30 – 11 pm – The masked ball. All dances will be taught and called by our dance mistress Judy Greenhill, and accompanied by our live musicians “Relative Harmony”. Enjoy a mix of community dances inspired by history – a blend of English country dances and ceili dances that are easy to dance to and include uncomplicated repetitive steps. Find a new partner for each dance, and meet some new friends!
9:30 – 10 – During our break, enjoy music from the Gemsmen while you wet your whistles, and perhaps learn a game that was played in days gone by!
11 – 11:45– We will enjoy a “pre-midnight buffet” of finger foods and enjoy the musical offerings of Captain Finn and the Salty Sea Dogs. The games tables will again be offered!
11:45 – Win a prize by participating in our renaissance themed contests, or find out if you won something in the auction.
11:59 – Join us for our count down and ring in the New Year!
12:15 – 1:30 – Captain Finn and the Salty Sea Dogs are back to close out the evening, and keep the merriment alive!
We hope you will join us to make this a memorable and unique event! We encourage everyone to dress the part – renaissance or historically inspired costume is encouraged. Actor’s black and a mask is also acceptable if you don’t know what that means! Feel free to explore costuming questions in the event discussion!
To order tickets for the Masquerade Ball – there are 3 options:
1) E-transfer to email@example.com
2) Pay pal at firstname.lastname@example.org
3) Visit the Marconi Club in person
If purchasing through e-transfer / PayPal, please include your name and your email address in the transfer / message box. Tickets will be emailed to you that can be printed at home once payment is received.
Pre-Event Dinner Option
So, you are planning on attending the ball, but really want to make a night of it? The Marconi Club is offering an opportunity to dine with them. Dinner begins at 6pm, and rumour has it that the food there is not to be missed! Menu offering for the evening includes the following: Lasagna, Chicken Cordon Bleu, (Or pre ordered Vegetarian option which substitutes in stuffed peppers and Portabella Mushrooms), Mixed vegetables, Roasted potatoes, Garden Salad, various Breads, assorted desserts coffee / tea. Price per person is $42.00. Reserve your dinner spot by calling the Marconi Club directly at 519 455 7950.
Further details @ Facebook Event