Gondolas, classic fairground rides and steam engines; all teamed with a high technology conference venueeThe Garden Pavilion at Thursford is an idyllic venue situated in the heart of the North Norfolk countryside, 35 minutes from Norwich and a short trip to the beautiful Norfolk coastline.
The venue is a high quality double glazed marquee and prides itself on the level of advanced technology available.
With amenities to meet a variety of business needs such as:
· Indoor and outdoor sound system
· Public address system throughout the pavilion which is paired up with microphones
· Free Wi-Fi is provided
· Projector screen
· Power points
· LEP mood lighting
· Exclusive hire
· Large car park
· Maximum capacity of 240 guests
The Garden Pavilion is an incredibly unique facility, as guests can visit the world famous Thursford Collection.
The stunning Collection is the world’s largest assembly of steam engines and organs and has vast variety of classic fairground rides and gondolas, all of which can be enjoyed by guests using the conference facilities to wind down.
At night, the pavilion is dramatically lit by LED mood lighting, which can be set to any colour you wish. It illuminates the grand trees that line the lawn at the Garden Pavilion.
Thursford has a fully functioning onsite kitchen providing catering facilities for a variety of events. There are also bespoke drinks packages available, or if you have a sweet tooth, homemade ice cream and sweet packages are on offer. Garden Pavilion Menu’s include:
· Buffet Hot Dishes
· Cold Plates and Platters
· Finger Buffet
· Sandwich Platters
· BBQ Menu
· Gourmet BBQ Menu
At The Garden Pavilion all events are provided with a dedicated event advisor, and a licenced bar complete with glassware, staging, crockery, cutlery and poser tables to suit your requirements.
The venue is child friendly, offering giant outdoor games and a children’s play area, making it perfect for corporate family away days. The team at Thursford also ensure that there is only one event per day to make sure that there is no interference with your important day.
George Cushing MBE founded the collection, after the sights and sounds of the fairground rides at the Walsingham Fair, Norfolk captivated him at the tender age of eight. The colours, lights, flowing movement and music from the classic fairground rides have a similar effect on guests who are awe-struck by the mesmerising rides.