Monday 6 July 2020

8 of the most extravagant parties you could throw in the Cotswolds

Whether you have a birthday, anniversary or wedding coming up, make it one to remember at these extravagant venues in the Cotswolds.

Whether it’s a big birthday extravaganza, an anniversary celebration, or a party for the sake of a party, why not go all out to plan a memorable day for all of your guests? With so many amazing venues in the Cotswolds, there’s plenty of flexibility, especially when it comes to theme.


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Bringing client visions to life, Oasis Events takes in all aspects of planning an event. From event design to venue management, catering, sound, lighting, travel and entertainment, the bespoke event planners can completely transform venues.

Covering Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and beyond, Oasis Events will create stunning, inventive and memorable experiences to inspire your guests.

For more information, visit oasisevents.co.uk.


1. Alice in Wonderland themed party at Cowley Manor

Visited by the author of Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, Cowley Manor provided inspiration for the famous storybook. There’s no better place to hold a wonderland-themed party than here, that’s for sure. Inspire curiosity with decorations and, of course, fancy dress. You could opt for a mad hatter’s tea party inspired buffet, or perhaps play some Wonderland-themed games out on the lawns. Exclusive hire at Cowley Manor includes full use of the venue, including the luxury bedrooms, C-Side Spa, restaurant and library.

Find out more about how Oasis Events pulled off an Alice in Wonderland theme by visiting oasisevents.co.uk/portfolio.


2. Rustic countryside party at The Barn at Upcote

Strip things back with a party in the beautiful The Barn at Upcote – an idyllic location for a celebration in the Cotswolds. Decorate with flowers galore, distressed furniture, fairy lights and props such as wheelbarrows, crates and straw bales. The Barn at Upcote’s main building, the Threshing Barn, can seat 100 guests, while the Grain Store and Sheep Shed barns provide a relaxing setting for guests and can be decorated to suit your theme.

Find out more about how Oasis Events planned a rustic party by visiting oasisevents.co.uk/portfolio.


3. Summer party at Cornwell Manor

With beautiful grounds and rolling countryside views, Cornwell Manor in the Cotswolds makes a great venue for an outdoor summer party. Sit back with a picnic out on the lawns, listen to live music and enjoy the summer sun. With 2,000 acres of estate to enjoy, you can hire out Cornwell Manor for exclusive use, meaning you and your guests can make use of the 12 bedrooms and on-site chef.

To find out how Oasis Events organised a summer party at Cornwell Manor, visit oasisevents.co.uk/portfolio


4. Las Vegas themed marquee party in the Cotswolds

With plenty of scope for creativity, a Las Vegas theme is great fun for a big birthday celebration. From gamblers and cabaret dancers to magicians and piano players, the possibilities are endless. Hiring a marquee is a great way to start with a blank canvas, so that you can design your space from scratch. With free reign on lighting, colour theme, furniture and music, a marquee venue can be as extravagant as you like it.

Find out more about the Las Vegas themed party by Oasis Events by visiting oasisevents.co.uk/portfolio


5. Ultimate birthday bash at Elmore Court

Elmore Court’s Gillyflower venue is a contemporary marquee-hall, where guests can dine and dance into the night. Surrounded by Cotswold countryside, the venue has stunning views and, with no neighbours, the music can be amped up without a worry. The state-of-the art surround-sound system and LED mood lighting create a brilliant party atmosphere. Priding itself on offering bespoke experiences, Elmore Court provides exclusive use hire. So, whether you want a live band, street performers or a banquet, you can have the place to yourself.

Get the ultimate birthday party inspiration by visiting oasisevents.co.uk/galleries


6. Fairy tale themed party at Sudeley Castle

What could be more fairytale-like than a party in a castle? Its Terrace Pavilion provides panoramic views of Cotswold countryside and the Medieval Banqueting Hall is perfect for an enchanting sit-down meal. Be transported to another world within the castle walls, with some scope for fantastical decorations and fairy tale theming. Bursting with romance, the castle also makes a stunning location for a wedding.

Get the ultimate fairy tale inspiration from Oasis Events’ enchanted theme by visiting oasisevents.co.uk/portfolio.


7. Disco party at Egypt Mill

Egypt Mill is a unique setting for a party; the refurbished 16th century mill is full of characterful charm and with 32 beautiful bedrooms, it’s an ideal place to throw a good party. Happy to suit any theme, the function room has a great space for a dance floor and with catering options available, you can treat your guests to some delicious food, too.

Check out Oasis Events’ 70s disco themed party by visiting oasisevents.co.uk/portfolio


8. Festival themed party at Cripps Barn

Ideal for the summer months, an outdoor festival party makes a great theme for a birthday extravaganza. From entertainers to live music, the possibilities are endless. Cripps Barn in the Cotswolds provides a rustic venue for this theme, complete with rolling countryside and beautiful views. Get branded lanyards and festival programmes for your guests upon arrival, and decorate with fairy lights, bunting and straw bales.

Take inspiration from Oasis Events’ festival themed party by visiting oasisevents.co.uk.


To find out how Oasis Events could bring your party dreams to life, visit oasisevents.co.uk, call (01608) 651100 or email events@oasisevents.co.uk.


By Amy Wright


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