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Manchester Central

Direct Booking Line: 020 8295 8388
(For a minimum of 10 guests for Christmas Parties and 2 guests for New Year’s Eve Parties)

Manchester Central, Zulu Sundance: The Magic Of Africa Christmas Party

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Catering at its best…

  • Canapé reception on arrival
  • Delicious 3-course dinner followed by freshly ground coffee and chocolate truffles
  • Midnight Breakfast

Breathtaking Entertainment…

  • High-level acro-balancing, poi twirling and professional ‘pas-de-deux’
  • World class aerial acts such as double trapeze, tandem rope and flying silks. 
  • Indoor fairground rides including dodgems and waltzer*
  • After dinner disco & professional DJ 
  • Casino tables including Blackjack & Roulette **
  • Professional group photography *
  • After dinner fairground attractions*

* These items are optional and are not included within the ticket price
** Fun Casino - all profits are donated to our chosen charity, The NSPCC

Professional Event Management…

  • Spectacular African theming throughout the stunning venue.
  • Moet & Chandon Champagne bar serving ice cold fizz and bubbles 
  • Themed  bars serving creative cocktails, crisp beers and wines
  • Complete event management
  • Complimentary Cloakroom facilities
  • VAT
This December Christmas Party World at Manchester Central hosts the spectacular ‘Zulu Sundance’. The magic of Africa descends over the city’s flagship party venue, bringing an unrivalled level of entertainment, dinner and dance.

This year the exhilarating sounds and rituals of African Congo tribe come to Christmas Party World, bringing their thumping, irresistible energy to Manchester’s legendary Christmas party venue as is transformed into a magical and enticing land!

Tribesmen and women herald your arrival with traditional African drumming and dance against the backdrop pf the beautiful Congo jungle where waterfalls and giant sweeping trees create a truly enchanting experience.

As you move through the venue handcrafted canapes and delicious drinks are served as you begin to explore and decide where to venture first. Grass roofed mud hut bars offer crisp wines and cold beers and the legendary Colonial Champagne and cocktail bar create popular concoctions infused with a sprinkling of African magic!

The hustle and bustle of high-spirited conversation fills the air as local villagers entertain, vying for your attention as their infectious smiles light up the room.

As the Kingdom Chief summons guests to the Christmas feast, you’re invited to make your way through the giant gates of the African kingdom, emerging in the warmth of the African grasslands. Glistening beams if light dance across tables as you take your African pole, contortion and high-level aerial cirque routines.

Your party shows no signs of slowing down as the DJ and dance floor explode with spirit and verve, bars continue to serve wonderful concoctions, Dodgems, waltzers, twist and Miami fairground rides whirr to life, the fun casino tables and fairground stalls compete for your attention, or you can choose to sit in a quieter area and enjoy freshly ground coffee with friends.

As midnights approaches breakfast rolls are served against the vista of twinkling lights and inspiring scenery. The night has been a true part masterpiece – as your party comes to a close warm memories of a great evening live long… until next year that is!

Oak Smoked Salmon Blini, white crab & dill crème fraiche
Vine Cherry tomatoes with fresh vegetable ratatouille (V)
Confit duck Bon Bon in Japanese breadcrumb
Miniature Aberdeen Angus beef burger and red onion relish

Cream of fresh market vegetable soup, toasted seeds, cumin spiced oil (V)

Rustic Ham hock, chestnut and cranberry terrine, pickled vegetables, pea shoots, sour dough crostini and honey mustard dressing

Roasted chicken breast, red onion and parsley mashed potato, roasted heritage carrot, tenderstem broccoli, seasonal greens and thyme gravy

Butternut squash risotto tian, chargrilled Mediterranean vegetables, seared cherry tomatoes and spaghetti vegetables (V)

Rich Chocolate Marquise on a vanilla genoise, Morello cherries, cinnamon chocolate soil, toasted meringues (V)

Indulgent sticky toffee pudding, hot caramel sauce (V)

Coffee & Chocolates
Freshly ground coffee, teas and chocolate truffles

Survivors Breakfast
Crispy bacon in floured rolls or Welsh rarebit (V)
served with American mustards and ketchups

Minimum Numbers
Sunday - Thursday minimum booking of 8 (please contact us for bookings of 8 and 9 guests)
Friday - Saturday minimum booking of 10
Venue holds 1950 guests

Minimum Age
16’s and over are accepted in the venue- ID will be required
All-inclusive evenings are restricted to 18’s and over.

Dress Code
Very dressy evening- no jeans, trainers or sportswear allowed

Round tables that seat 8,10 and 12 guests
Tables will never be shared with other parties
Location: Manchester Central, Petersfield, Manchester M2 3GX
6.45pm Venue Opens, Entertainment begins
6.45pm- 7.30pm Canapés Reception
8.00pm Dinner is served
10.00pm Disco & after dinner entertainment commences
12.40am bar closes
1.00am Venue closes

Timings subject to licensing

Fri 30th Nov (Premiere Night) - £68.50  Free glass of sparkling wine included on this night only
Sat 1st Dec - £70.50  
Fri 7th Dec - £73.50  
Sat 8th Dec - £73.50
Sun 9th Dec (Retail & 999 night) - £45.00 
Tues 11th Dec - £45.00 
Wed 12th Dec * (All Inclusive Night) - £75.50 
Thurs 13th Dec - £58.50 
Fri 14th Dec - £73.50 
Sat 15th Dec - £73.50
Sun 16th Dec * (All Inclusive Night) - £75.50 
Tues 18th Dec * (All Inclusive Night)  - £77.50
Wed 19th Dec * (All Inclusive Night) - £77.50 
Fri 21st Dec  - £73.50  
Sat 22nd Dec - £73.50 

*All-Inclusive Nights – Ticket price includes house wine, beer, cider, alcopops and soft drinks all evening. Guests must be 18 or above to attend our all-inclusive nights. WE PROMOTE RESPONIBLE DRINKING AT ALL TIMES. 

Adults from: £45.00 (inc VAT)

Group Size:
Minimum 10 guests
Maximum 1950 guests
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