Christmas Party Night Dec 10th 2016 at Horsted Place Book Early


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Yes we are thinking of Christmas already, by popular request we are returning to Horsted Place on December 10th for another excellent social evening. The rooms for Horsted were very popular last year, so to ensure you are not disappointed, please call Horsted Place to book and pay for your room ASAP from Monday Feb 15th Call 01825 750581


As some of you who joined us last year are aware, we have again been able to secure an exclusive deal with Horsted Place. A lovely independent hotel, placed on the A26/A22, who welcome us with log fires, festive cheer along with excellent food and service.

 Saturday 10 December 2016

The hotel is available to us from 2pm, so please arrive at your leisure for a relaxing afternoon to prepare for our festive feast all located in a superb warm country house setting. (A room can be available for those wishing to change prior to dinner, speak to Gary if you wish to use this facility)

  • Champagne & Canapés reception with pianist in the Long Gallery/Morning Room at 5.45
  • Seated by Seven o’clock for three course dinner in the Drawing Room
  • Coffee/tea to be served in the Library
  • Live entertainment in the Terrace Room for those who enjoy dancing or if you just want to sit in the comfort of arm chair in the Drawing Room; the choice is yours.
  • Gentlemen Black Tie is required.

The menu is attached, you will have to pre-order and inform us of any dietary requirements.

The cost for the evening is only £89.00 per person. This includes 2 glasses of Champagne or Sparkling Elderflower Cordial, Canapés, Three Course Christmas dinner, Coffee, Half a bottle of House Wine and entertainment. All other drinks must be paid for when ordered.

You can stay at the hotel; rooms are available at a reduced rate, which range from £115 to £260 per night. Rooms are for 2 people including breakfast. There are 20 rooms available, 17 within the main house, 3 in the cottage annex 600 yard walk within the grounds, (see page 5 for room rates) you will need to call the hotel to make your reservation, and payment will be required when booking.

Traditional event of the “over cooked it” award to the persons willing to admit to a misfortune with their Aston – please submit your entry to Gary or Jan in advance.

We return to this venue by popular demand following the success and feedback from last year. So don’t miss out, we are sure to have a great evening with something for everyone.

What you need to do now:

  • Please book hotel rooms direct with venue: Horsted Place 01825 750581 (Rates See Below) from Feb 15th


  •  Send your menu choice (See Below) and payment of £89 per person (+£3pp supplement if ordering beef) to Gary ASAP as deposits have already been paid for this event

BACS payment to HSBC                             Or                    Cheque payment to Sussex Area 16

Account Number       01670727                                            send to: 2 Rowan Walk

Sort code                      40-20-09                                                        Crawley Down,

Reference –                 Your surname and Xmas.                             West Sussex, RH10 4JP

As we have use of the hotel from 2pm, it would be nice if those attending in their Astons could make an early appearance for a photo opportunity in the lovely setting at Horsted Place. During the afternoon you can take part in various activities, (As below) just relax and chat or do your own thing, the house is yours for that period.

  • History of the house
  • A walk around the grounds following the Queen’s walk approx. 1 hour (Weather permitting)
  • Picture show of Aston events of 2016
  • Something for those who like a bit of competition
  • Christmas raffle (Please bring your contribution)

After a wonderful evening of good food, wine and company those who want to make the most of this opportunity will be able to enjoy breakfast and a relaxing morning before departing, bedrooms to be vacated by 11:00 on Sunday – If you wish to extend your stay to include the Sunday night the hotel will give you the same special rate as the Saturday night this must be booked at the time of reservation.

Carriages at 12:30

Aston Martin Owners Club – Christmas Dinner Party Menu

Saturday 10th December 2016


Portobello Mushroom Soup (v)

 Parcel of Home Smoked Salmon

Filled with crème fraiche and chives

Tart of Provençale Vegetables (v)

With tomato, basil and olive dressing



Roast Norfolk Turkey

with chipolata sausages, bacon rolls

and a chestnut stuffing

Roasted Fillet of Beef (£3.00 supplement)

leeks, morel mushroom sauce, rosti potato

 Grilled Fillet of Halibut

On fennel and sweet garlic mashed potato,

lemon thyme jus

Roasted Mushrooms

Layered with coriander pancakes on a red onion

and lemon butter sauce




Chocolate Truffle Cake

With cappuccino cream

 A Christmas Trio

mini Horsted Christmas pudding, rum butter in brandy snap,

honey and ginger ice-cream

Tonka Bean Crème Brulee

With mulled pear and ginger biscuit


 Cafetière of Coffee


To be returned to Gary with payment of £89 per person (+ £3 supplement pp if ordering beef)

 Guest Names _____________________________________ / ____________________________________

 If you want to sit with any particular guests please advise and we will do our best to accommodate


Guest 1 Guest 2
Portobello Mushroom Soup    
Smoked Salmon    
Tart of Provençale Vegetables    
Roast Norfolk Turkey    
Fillet of Beef +£3    
Grilled fillet of Halibut    
Roasted Mushrooms    
Chocolate Truffle Cake    
A Christmas trio    
Tonka Bean Crème Brulee    


Please advise of any food allergies or intolerance, which the hotel needs to be aware


 Rooms and Discounted Room Rates at Horsted Place

To be booked by calling Horsted Place direct Tel No 01825 750581

Quoting AMOC Christmas Dinner Event 10th Dec

See web site for detail

Windsor Suite £260.00
Sussex Suite £200.00
Edinburgh Suite £200.00
Barchard Suite £200.00
Tower Suite £200.00
Westmorland Suite £200.00
Warwick Suite £200.00
Jellicoe Suite £200.00
Courtyard Suite £200.00
Garden Junior Suite £170.00
Snowdon Junior Suite £170.00
Cottage Junior Suite £170.00
Myers Double Room £130.00
Pugin Double Room £130.00
Abergavenny Double £130.00
Mews One (Annex) £115.00
Mews Two (Annex) £115.00
Mews Three (Annex) £115.00

 Remember you can extend your stay on the Sunday night at the same rates as above.

 In the event of all the rooms being booked, we have pre-booked 10 club rooms at the East Sussex National Hotel, Little Horsted, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 5ES

 Phone: 01825 880088 just a few minutes away from Horsted Place at an agreed reduced rate of £115. B & B (Normal Price £189)

You will need card number to reserve with payment on departure. Please use reference code: AMOC101216.

 Please Note: you will need to arrange your own transfers to/from Horsted Place

These rooms are reserved until 8 weeks prior to the event (15.10.16), if not booked they will be released to general public and the reduced rate will not be available.


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