Parties and Private Events


Winchester Cathedral, with its Christmas Market, Ice Rink and stunning venues, is an ideal location for your Christmas party or to entertain friends, family, clients and colleagues. There’s also a great range of Children’s Party Packages available.

Whether you’re looking for a small private or shared party or exclusive use of the Ice Rink and Christmas dinner for 200 people we have a party option for you.

Shared Party Nights

Friday 16 and Saturday 17 December, 7pm until midnight
Our shared party nights provide a great opportunity for smaller groups to enjoy the exciting atmosphere of a big Christmas party.  Make the most of this unique location by arriving early and enjoying time at the Christmas Market, a skate or a visit to the Cathedral. The party will take place at The Refectory (using either the Paul Woodhouse Suite and Refectory or the Garden Marquee and Refectory depending on final numbers).
The Shared Party Night Package includes:

  • A glass of mulled wine on arrival (from 7pm)
  • Three-course Christmas menu (served at 8pm)
  • Disco with live DJ (from 9.30pm)
  • Christmas novelties

Price: £40 per person
Please email Dawn or call her on 01962 843 983 to book.
Download our Shared Party Night flyermenu and booking form.

Private Parties

Exclusive Christmas parties are available at The Refectory or within one of our stunning venues within the Cathedral close. Please email Dawn or call her on 01962 843 983 to see how we can help create a bespoke Christmas party package to suit you.

Parties at the Ice Rink Café Bar & Kitchen

If you’re looking for a dynamic venue for a small and intimate gathering then you may like to consider the Ice Rink Café Bar & Kitchen. Reserved seating or space can be made available for parties of up to 18 people (a minimum group size of 10 is required). If you would like to enquire about using the Ice Rink Café Bar & Kitchen please email

Live DJ Nights

In partnership with our media partner Heart FM, DJ Munza will be performing live on the following sessions:

Monday 28 November – 6.45pm and 7.45pm sessions
Tuesday 29 November – 6.45pm and 7.45pm sessions
Monday 12 December – 6.45pm and 7.45pm sessions
Tuesday 13 December – 6.45pm and 7.45pm sessions

Simply book one of these sessions to enjoy the live DJ experience.