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The 1920s Dinner on the British Pullman:

Who doesn’t wish they could be transported back to the jazz and flappers and Gatsby-esque world of the roaring twenties?  On October 27 2011, for the first Put your 'Glad Rags' on and have a memorable experience with Orient-Express 4time ever, the British Pullman will host The 1920’s Dinner, an evening of old fashion glamour. Ladies are encouraged to don their tasselled flapper dresses, jewelled headbands, and feathers, while gentleman sport their best cut suits topped with a fedora.  The décor of the Pullman – deco panelling, lamps, and furnishes – perfectly evokes the glamour of the decade, and guests can leave behind the 21st century for an evening of fine dining from a bygone era. Sit back in an armchair as the train rolls through the British countryside.

Dates: October 27
Included: Four-course dinner and champagne and wine
Rates: £350 per person
Departs: London Victoria

Other Autumnal departures evoking yesteryears include the following:

The Golden Age of Travel on the British Pullman:

Stepping aboard the British Pullman is like stepping back in time, for every detail – from regal carpets, woven brass luggage racks, and mahogany glass-panelled doors to silken lampshades and velour tapestry armchairs – transports guests back to back to a more gracious age. The journey follows a circular tour, with a champagne reception in Whitstable, the iconic seaside town in Northeast Kent.

Dates: October 7, 26 and 28, November 11
Included: Five-course lunch, glass of champagne, and bottle of wine per couple
Rates:  £260 per person
Departs: London Victoria

Murder Mystery with Lunch on the British Pullman:

The year is 1933 and you have stepped back in time aboard the British Pullman. Love and intrigue is in the air as you meet all the suspicious characters embroiled in a truly romantic adventure. What is going on? It’s a mystery! Something is afoot so keep your eyes peeled and don’t miss a trick!

Dates:  November 4
Included: Five-course lunch, glass of champagne, and bottle of wine per couple
Rates: £300 per person
Departs: London Victoria

Guy Fawkes Dinner on the Northern Belle:

The brand new Guy Fawkes Dinner is a unique dining experience full of sparkle, which will take guests on a circular tour whist relaxing aboard the gleaming carriages of the Northern Belle and enjoying a sumptuous dinner, accompanied by Champagne and fine wine.
Themed entertainment that will light the night and keep guests intrigued. They will have the opportunity to get off the train at famous Carnforth Station, the setting of the film Brief Encounter, for a fantastic fireworks display.

Date: November 4, November 5
Included: Dinner with champagne and wine
Rates: £195 per person
Departs: Crewe, Manchester (4 November) and Leeds, York (5 November)

Watch this space….

Aboard the British Pullman, on 1st December there will be a very special ‘Shopping on the Rails’ trip departing from London Victoria. This is first time this type of event has ever taken place on the train and it will showcase the very best of British luxury brands, including, Ettinger, Miller Harris, Cath Kidston, Daniel Sandler, Liberty, Holland & Holland, Collection Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and Brora to name a few. Guests will be able to start their Christmas shopping in style whilst enjoying a sumptuous four-course meal with wine and champagne.

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