'Tis the season to be jolly, and what better place to soak up the festive spirit than at The Anchor, your cosy village pub in Stanwell Moor Village? As the yuletide season approaches, we're decking out our halls with boughs of holly and lining up a sleigh-load of events that promise to spread cheer far and wide. Whether you're a local, a traveller from afar, or just passing through near Heathrow, we've got a stocking's worth of fun just waiting to be unwrapped.
Christmas Karaoke Night – Jingle Bell Rock-Out
🎤 Friday, December 1 | From 8pm until the final note fades
Pull out those Santa hats and warm up those vocal cords because our 'Jingle Bell Rock-Out: Christmas Karaoke Night' is about to light up your holiday like a Christmas tree! Hosted by the fabulous Lesley, this evening promises to be chock-full of festive tunes, laughter, and perhaps the chance to discover the next Christmas Number One. Whether you're a secret Mariah or a clandestine Cliff Richard, our stage welcomes all.
🍸 Toast to the season with our exclusive Christmas Cocktail menu, boasting classics and new concoctions alike. Who could resist the velvety charm of Bailey's Hot Chocolate or the tangy kick of our Seville Buck? There's no need to book – just turn up with your Christmas spirit and a song in your heart. It's first come, first serve, so slide down the chimney early to grab your spot!
For a rockin' good time, join the Christmas Karaoke Facebook Event and let us know you're coming!
The Anchor's Enchanting Christmas Market
🛍️ Saturday, December 2 | From 1pm to 5pm
Imagine a place where Christmas magic comes alive with the clink of glasses and the joy of community. Our traditional British pub transforms into a wonderland of festive shopping and seasonal delights. The Anchor's Festive Market is a must-visit for Stanwell Moor, Stanwell, Colnbrook, and beyond.
What's on Offer:
Exclusive Artisan Stalls: Embark on a treasure hunt through stalls brimming with handcrafted goods, twinkling decorations, and unique gift ideas.
Full Bar Service & Festive Drinks: Fancy an adult hot chocolate with Bailey's or perhaps a traditional mulled wine? Our bar is brimming with festive favourites to warm your hands and heart.
Festive Nibbles: Our mince pies are a recipe of tradition and joy – the perfect companion to your festive tipple.
Live Piano Music: Let the melodies of Christmas past, played by a skilled local pianist, transport you to a winter wonderland.
For an enchanting experience, RSVP to the Christmas Market Facebook Event and come along for some festive fun!
Festive Quiz Night with Nish the Quizmaster
🤔 Wednesday, December 13 | From 7 pm to 10 pm
Put on your thinking Santa hats and join us for a merry bout of festive trivia at The Anchor's Festive Quiz Night. Nish, our cheerful bar team member, will don the cap of quizmaster and lead you through the snow-covered paths of wintery facts and yuletide lore.
Entry is a cracker of a deal at just £3 per person, and it's not just about the eggnog and laughs – it's about community and goodwill. Surprise festive prizes await the winners, and our sumptuous food menu will be available to fuel your quiz conquests.
Don your festive jumpers, gather your squad of elves (up to 6 per team), and book your table now. It's a night of fun, facts, and festive cheer not to be missed!
Secure your table by joining the Festive Quiz Night Facebook Event – Ho Ho Hope to see you there!
Christmas Music Bingo – Deck the Halls with Boughs of Bingo
🎶 Wednesday, December 27 | From 7 pm
This isn't your grandmother's bingo! Get ready for a Christmas Music Bingo night at The Anchor that will have you rocking around the Christmas tree. Join us for a unique twist on bingo, featuring your favourite festive tunes. With great prizes up for grabs and a chance to prove your Christmas song prowess, it’s a night you won't want to miss.
Bring your mates, grab a pint, and keep your ears open for those holiday hits. It's a merry way to keep the Christmas spirit alive and kicking!
Don’t be a silent night, spread the word and RSVP to the Christmas Music Bingo Facebook Event!
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day – Festive Cheers and Beers
Christmas Eve | Noon to 11 pm
Join us for a relaxed Christmas Eve at The Anchor. We're keeping it cosy with our full bar service all day as we count down the hours to Santa's grand sleigh ride. While our kitchen takes a breather, we invite you to enjoy the festive atmosphere with classic Christmas songs and the clinking of glasses. It’s the perfect time to have a 'Merry Christmas Eve' with friends and family!
Christmas Day | Noon to 3 pm
Pop in for a Christmas Day toast at The Anchor! We’ll be open for a few hours for those who want to raise a glass of holiday cheer. Our kitchen will be taking a well-deserved break, but the bar will be merry and bright, serving up your favourite drinks to the tune of Christmas classics.
Closed to celebrate with our loved ones
On Boxing Day, The Anchor will be closed as we spend time with our families and loved ones. We believe in sharing this festive time with those who matter most and hope you do the same. We'll be back, ready to welcome you with open arms and a pint or two on December 27th!
New Year's Eve Party – Ring in 2023 with a Bang!
🚀 December 31 | 7 PM to 1 AM
Say goodbye to the old year and hello to the new with The Anchor's exhilarating New Year's Eve Party! Dance the night away with our live DJ sets, indulge in our delicious burger selection, and sip on festive cocktails as we countdown to 2023.
This family-friendly event welcomes everyone, with children included in the celebrations. Watch the excitement build with the BBC countdown on all screens, and best of all, it's absolutely free to attend!
For the perfect village knees-up without the need for a taxi home, join us at The Anchor. No dress code required - just your party spirit and the desire to start the New Year with a blast!
Get your party hats ready and RSVP to the New Year's Eve 2023 Facebook Event. Don't miss out on the biggest bash in the village!
New Year's Day – Recovery and Rest
After the clock strikes midnight and the New Year rolls in, The Anchor team will be taking a day to recover from the festivities. We’ll be closed on New Year's Day to recharge our batteries, enjoy the last of the Christmas leftovers, and perhaps catch some of the holiday telly. We hope you do the same, and we can't wait to welcome you back, refreshed and ready for a fantastic new year ahead!
As the fairy lights twinkle and the carol singers voice their joyous songs, The Anchor is your home away from home this festive season. From Christmas cheers to New Year's toasts, we’re here to make your holiday season unforgettable. Don't forget to share our events and invite your pals – the more, the merrier!