Celebrate in style this festive season at one of Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel’s very special festive events.

Christmas Masquerade

Christmas Masquerade 2019

Choose your mask and wear it well, so your true identity, no one can tell…

Enjoy the spirit of the ball with a charming night of decadence, festive dining, indulgent cocktails and dancing to the sounds of the DJ at a Christmas Masquerade Party with Mercure.

Make an entrance with your own mask or try one of ours on for size.

Whether you’re celebrating with friends, family, or colleagues it will be a night to remember with a delicious meal and superb entertainment, to suit your party, your pocket and your date.

From our masquerade parties, lunches with all the trimmings, off peak festive celebrations, work night parties, or even a festive break and much more, Mercure have it all.

Please note, our Christmas Day Lunch is now fully booked.

Please fill in our form below with any requests or to start your booking and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

A magical escape – Festive Breaks in Gloucester

A magical escape! Come to Gloucester for a festive 3 night stay!

All partied out? Time for a relaxing break in cosy Christmas surroundings with Mercure. Come and stay with us and enjoy:

  • A hearty full English breakfast on every day
  • Christmas carols sang by our local choir on Christmas Eve
  • Festive 3 course meal
  • Hot chocolate and cookies await, when you return from midnight mass
  • Traditional Christmas Day 4 course lunch
  • A light buffet dinner, followed by a game of bingo and entertainment
  • Excursion to the Everyman Theatre to watch Cinderella*
  • Boxing Day 3 course dinner with piano entertainment
  • And much more!

  • 3 night package arriving 24th December – £325 per person sharing, £475 single occupancy

The residential packages are non-refundable and non-transferable.

*Subject to availability. Please book early!

Wreath Making

Celebrate the festive season by enjoying a delicious meal and designing and decorating your own Christmas Wreath.

Using seasonal foliage, berries and fruits, savor our delicious mulled cider and curried chicken skewers with sticky rice and satay curry sauce, only £45 per person.

Thursday 28th November

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Wednesday 4th December 2019

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All inclusive Christmas Party Nights

Looking for a Christmas Party Night with an all-inclusive price to make the budgeting easier?

You will be welcomed with a cocktail reception followed by a 3-course meal while you enjoy some wine, bottled beers and soft drinks at your table whilst you’re eating.

There will be unlimited cocktails upon arrival starting from 7pm until 7:45pm, then sit down and enjoy a delicious dinner which will be served at 8pm and dance your midnight away with our disco night until 1pm.

Dress code: dress to impress with your cocktail outfits, no trainers.


£69.50 per person

Please note, a deposit of £20.00 per person is required, with the full balance due 4 weeks prior. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.

All-inclusive Christmas packages: Will include bottle beers; drought Becks; drought cider; house wine; house Prosecco; single shot house spirits and standard mixer; soft drinks and mineral water. 

Exclusions include all cocktails (except arrival cocktail):shots; liqueurs; Champagne; and specialist branded spirits (e.g. Glennfiddich;Hennessy XO).