Engagement Parties at The Arlington Ballroom in Southend-on-Sea

You're engaged. Now what? How about a PARTY? There's no better way to celebrate your love!

At The Arlington we can help arrange a DJ or live band, dance floor, sweet cart and photobooth. We have two bars, so why not dedicate one as a Champagne bar? We can also help your arrange your own cocktail to celebrate in style! 

If you'd like a buffet or even a sit-down meal, that can be easily arranged. Our fabulous chef can create dishes to suit your dietary needs and favourite cuisines - just ask our Events Team. We can help decorate the ballroom as you'd wish, wish coloured lights and a projector. If you'd like drapes, specially-decorated chairs or extra decoration such as a balloon arch, we can put you in touch with our recommended suppliers.

Come for a free consultation before you book - just email info@thearlingtonballroom.co.uk or call 01702 711 350 and our Events Team will show you around our stylish Art Deco ballroom.

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Corporate Awards Evenings & Charity Galas at The Arlington Ballroom, Essex

Are you an Essex or London-based entrepreneur looking to host a corporate awards evening or charity gala? Look no further. Here at The Arlington Ballroom in Leigh-on-Sea, we have capacity for 30-250 people depending on your event. Our excellent chef can whip up a delectable 3 or 5-course meal, with free-from and vegan options available.

Theme your event with our coloured downlighting and projector, and give your evening extra sparkle with a sweet cart, DJ or live band - or experienced Events Team can help you arrange everything!

Book a free consultation by calling 01702 711 350 or email info@thearlingtonballroom.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Why Hold Your Wedding at The Arlington Ballroom in Essex?

When it comes to wedding venues in the South East of England, there is a lot of choice. From country homes and hotels to barns and actual castles, it can be difficult to know where to choose. So why should you choose The Arlington Ballroom?

Located in the heart of the South East of England

Snug in Leigh-on-Sea (part of the borough of Southend-on-Sea) in Essex, The Arlington Ballroom is tucked along London Road. We can recommend several brilliant local hotels for you and your guests, and there's so much to do in Southend, from visiting the ancient Hadleigh Castle to taking a stroll along the promenade and down Southend Pier.

Excellent transport links to Essex and London

Our nearest train station is Chalkwell, on the C2C Fenchurch Street Line. It's easy for guests to arrive from London and Essex (Leigh is around 40 minutes from London!).

Elegant Art Deco Venue Licensed for Civil Ceremonies

Our opulent ballroom was renovated in 2012 to include high ceilings, black granite mirrored pillars and a mezzanine level with a Grand Piano. We are fully licensed for civil ceremonies, so you can hold both your wedding ceremony and your wedding reception with us if you'd like! 

Bespoke Themes and Menus Available

We can offer customisable coloured downlighting, a projector and various add-ons including a dance floor, sweet carts a dedicated Champagne bar and a DJ. Our menu can be entirely catered to your needs and desires; our excellent chef can whip up free-from, vegan, national cuisine... just name it. We can offer 3-course meals, 5-course meals, buffets and more. One of our weddings this year includes a barbecue!

What are you waiting for? Call 01702 711 350 or email info@thearlingtonballroom.co.uk to book a free consultation with our excellent Events Team, and see our Weddings page for more information and packages.

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Christmas Parties at The Arlington Ballroom, Southend

Planning a Christmas party with friends or colleagues? Want to try somewhere elegant and stylish? We're you're people. At The Arlington, we hold Christmas parties throughout December, with a welcome drink, decadent 3-course meal and a DJ until 1am.

Mid-week Bookings (Mon-Thurs) are £34.95 per person, while weekend bookings are £39.95 per person.

Give our Events Team a call to discuss availability on 01702 711 350 or info@thearlingtonballroom.co.uk. Please note there is a £10 per person deposit* required to secure booking.  Balance due 4 weeks before the event. Menu selectors will be emailed prior to the event!

*All deposits are non-refundable.

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Mehndi Celebration at The Arlington Ballroom

On 22nd July we hosted a gorgeous Mehndi Celebration. Decorated by Lacey's Event Services, our ballroom was a rainforest of colours! Thank you to everyone who helped make the day so special for the happy couple.

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Mehndi Celebration Decorations at The Arlington Ballroom in Essex

Club Classics with Martin Day at The Arlington Ballroom, Southend-on-Sea

Bring your dancing shoes to The Arlington on Friday 14th September for an evening of Club Classics with Heart Essex DJ Martin Day. Martin will be playing a set of dance hits from 8pm-1am. Tickets are £7 each or 4 for £20, and our brilliant bar will be selling premiere drinks - without the premiere prices!

To book, please call 01702 711 350 or email info@thearlingtonballroom.co.uk. 


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Birthday Parties at The Arlington Ballroom, Essex

If a birthday ends with a 0, it deserves a party. At The Arlington, we specialise in intimate, elegant 30th, 40th 50th and 60th birthdays. Whether you'd like an understated 3-course sit down meal or a party with buffet, we will make sure you ring in the new decade with style!

With two fully licensed bars, you can create a cocktail for your special day or use one of our bars as a Champagne bar. We can recommend DJs, live bands and singers and can help set you up with photo booths, a dance floor, sweet carts, chocolate fountains and much more!

Our opulent ballroom can hold up to 250 guests and we can colour our lights to match your theme or decorations. We can also provide a projector to share your favourite photographs or videos.

Interested in booking? Give us a call on 01702 711 350 or email info@thearlingtonballroom.co.uk. Why not pop in to view and chat to our Events Team to find out how we can help host your birthday party?

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