Private Dining & Parties

Holdsworth House is synonymous with celebrating. For baby showers or parties marking milestone birthdays and anniversaries, Holdsworth House can cater for up to 120 guests. Choose a beautiful private dining room, the large Stuart Room, the historic Gazebo or cosy restaurant. Our experienced events team will help you plan and deliver the most amazing party.

Arrange your party by calling 01422 240024

“We booked a Winter Ball with drinks reception and three-course meal for 65 guests... The venue is fantastic the food was superb and staff polite and helpful.”

Baby Showers & Christenings

To celebrate a new baby’s arrival, gather friends and family together for an afternoon tea party at Holdsworth House.

From £18.95 (plus £50 room hire charge) we can allocate you a fabulous private dining room. We can add some simple decorations or you can dress the room yourselves with as much colour-coded bunting and balloons as you wish. You’ll have enough sandwiches, pretty homemade patisserie treats and refreshing tea to feed all your guests, but there's plenty more we can do to make it extra special.

Read our blog on Baby Showers to find out more and discover our top five baby shower games >>

Call to discuss private dining on 01422 240024

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Birthday and Celebration Packages

Holdsworth House is perfect for a landmark birthday or anniversary celebration. Talk to us about your ideas and we'll create a bespoke price and package for you, or choose from our ready-made party packages. Click on each to download the menu and to see what’s included.

Create your own package from our private dining menus:

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Funeral Teas & Memorial Celebrations

For a top class venue to celebrate the life of a loved one, Holdsworth House is the perfect choice.

The beautiful and uplifting surroundings, award-winning food and the unobtrusive service make will help mark the passing of someone special the most memorable and special.

Our teams work closely with all the funeral homes of Halifax. So rest assured you’re in caring hands.

Call to discuss a private event 01422 240024

Private Dining Rooms

The Ayrton Room was originally a first floor bedroom. The Beatles slept here in 1964 and Jayne Mansfield in 1967. The De Aldworth Room next door is where the Fab Four and Brian Epstein took room service on John Lennon’s 24th birthday.

The Abraham Brigg Room is a ground floor room for large afternoon tea events. The Stuart Room - the main banqueting suite - has a private bar, cloakroom facilities, dance floor and adjoining Colonnade Courtyard for events up to 150 guests.

The Gazebo, beside the sunken Parterre garden, is a small room for totally unique space for dining for up to four people.

The Gazebo
The Stuart Room © James and Lianne Wedding Photographers
The Mullioned Restaurant. © Karen Ross Photography

Menus

Host a Roast is a popular party idea to gather family and friends for a home cooked roast or pie menu for sharing around a large table. From £30.00 per person for three courses choose from the Holdsworth House Pie Collection, Classic Host a Roast or the Ultimate Tasting Menu – there is something for all tastes and budgets.

Afternoon tea remains a popular choice for parties too and can be seasonally adapted to suit your event. Start with handmade canapés or a drinks reception - whatever your plans, we have plenty of ideas we can share.

Our menus open as PDF documents:

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