Willesden CC’s Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony: Sat 23 Jan 2016

Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony
6:30pm, Saturday, 23 January 2016
De Vere Denham Grove Hotel


The Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony combines a fabulous night of fine dining and with a celebration of the club’s achievements made throughout 2015! Please find below full details about the event.

All members should receive a formal invitation by post over the coming weeks. If you do not receive this, then please contact social@willesdencyclingclub.org.uk to check your details.


Venue details

The event will take place at the beautiful four-star De Vere Denham Grove Hotel in Denham, Buckinghamshire. Visit the website to find out more and see photos.

De Vere Denham Grove Hotel
Tilehouse Lane
Buckinghamshire UB9 5DG

Travel & transport

The hotel is situated in a countryside location, and is accessible by car or taxi. Please be aware that Tilehouse Lane is a small, winding country lane without street lighting.
Visit the hotel website for a map and directions, as well as a useful journey planner.

If you require a taxi please call Town & County Executive on +44 (0)1494 675888.


Festivities will begin with a glass of bubbly on your arrival, followed by a delicious three-course banquet with a further glass of wine, concluding with coffee and mints. All of the above is included within your ticket price, thanks to generous support from the club. A paid bar will also be available throughout the evening (cards accepted).

Please share any dietary or other special requirements with us at your earliest convenience by emailing social@willesdencyclingclub.org.uk


Chicken Liver Parfait, Red Onion Marmalade, Sour Dough Croute


Roasted Parsnip & Apple Soup, Parsnip Crisps (vegetarian)


Roasted Rump of Lamb, Braised Red Cabbage, Dauphinoise Potato & Redcurrant Jus


Wild Mushroom & Stilton Pithivier, Broccoli, Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce (vegetarian)


Vanilla Crème Brulee, Winter Berries


Drinks reception from 6:30pm
Call to dine at 7pm
Awards Ceremony
Live band & dancing
Carriages at midnight

Awards Ceremony

The awards will be presented by Willesden CC President, Mrs Gladys Purdy, and coordinated by Trophy Secretary Mr Jim Mears. Members who are due to receive an award are warmly encouraged to come to the dinner to accept their award, however if you are not able to, please let us know who you would like to accept the award on your behalf.

Live music & dancing

Following the Awards Ceremony there will be a fantastic live band, The Stylettes (see website), playing for your enjoyment. You will have the chance to relax and catch up with friends, tap your feet to the beat, or get up to get down on the dancefloor! The band will keep you dancing until midnight.


Should you wish to make the most of the occasion, or you prefer not to travel home after the dinner, overnight accommodation at the hotel can be booked at a preferential rate for dinner guests. The hotel has an indoor 18-metre pool, sauna, jacuzzi and gym.

A number of rooms have been reserved until six weeks prior to the dinner, and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis, so please book early to avoid missing out. To reserve a bedroom, please call the De Vere Denham Grove Hotel on +44 (0)1895 833338, stating that you are attending the Willesden Cycling Club Annual Dinner.

Classic Room: £69 bed & breakfast based on double occupancy (example: discounted from rack rate of £119 excluding breakfast at £8.50 per person)
Superior Room: £89 bed & breakfast based on double occupancy
Superior Family Room: £109 bed & breakfast based on 2 adults and a maximum of 2 children

Video & photography

Filming and photography will take place during the evening, for use in promotional material for the Club. If you do not wish to be filmed or photographed, please advise a club official.

Dress code

The dress code for the evening is lounge suits and cocktail dresses.

Booking deadline

Bookings will close on Friday 1 January 2016. Please BOOK YOUR TICKET on the Triangle Cyclery website. Please email social@willesdencyclingclub.org.uk, or call the telephone number printed on your invitation, if you wish to enquire about alternative payment methods including cash and cheque.

Adults, £30
16 & under, £15


If you have any questions, please contact Charlotte Zittel, Social Secretary at social@willesdencyclingclub.org.uk

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