Join us alongside England Rugby legend and World Cup winner, Mike Tindall MBE, at our 29th annual Midlands Sportsman’s Luncheon in the heart of Birmingham this December! The festive Rugby-Themed event is held at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham City Centre and is an ideal opportunity for a company Christmas party or to entertain the Rugby fans among your important clients and guests.
With a star-studded cast in attendance each year, it is no surprise that the event attracts such high demand. In 2018, we welcome a guest of honour appearance from former England Rugby International, Mike Tindall MBE, along with Tim Stimpson as Master of Ceremonies and a headline comedian. And if that wasn’t enough to whet the appetite, the event also includes a superb four-course festive luncheon to savour!
Previous Guests of Honour include: Sam Warburton OBE, Phil Vickery MBE, Simon Shaw MBE, Jason Leonard OBE, Will Greenwood MBE, Ben Kay MBE, Will Carling OBE, Gavin Hastings OBE, Ieuan Evans, Rob Andrew MBE, Dean Richards, Jeremy Guscott, Jack Rowell OBE, Sir Ian McGeechan OBE, Paul Ackford, Martin Johnson CBE, Chris Cowdrey, Ian Robertson, Gordon Brown, Willie John McBride MBE, Fran Cotton, Geoff Cooke OBE, Sir Clive Woodward OBE, Martin Bayfield, Fergus Slattery, John Bentley, Bill Beaumont OBE, Austin Healey, Jeff Probyn.
29th Annual Midlands Sportsmans Luncheon – Horton Suite – Macdonald Burlington Hotel Birmingham
Guest of Honour: Mike Tindall MBE
Join us for the 29th Anniversary of what is one of the finest Festive sportsman’s’ luncheons in the country. The rugby-themed Midlands Sportsman’s Luncheon, held at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham City Centre is an ideal opportunity to entertain clients in the exciting build up to Christmas.
Hospitality Package Includes:
- Superb four-course luncheon
- Former England Rugby International, Mike Tindall MBE, as Guest of Honour
- Former England and British and Irish Lions International, Tim Stimpson, as MC
- Cash bar
- Heads & Tails, limited live auction and a silent auction in aid of nominated charities LoveBrum, Scotty’s Little Soldiers and the Queen Elizabeth Birmingham Hospital Charity
- Entertainment from a popular comedian
- Individual places – private tables within the Horton Suite at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel
|Wed 12th December 2018||Table of 8||£1200.00||Book Now Enquire|
|Wed 12th December 2018||Table of 10 – Well Positioned||£1500.00||Book Now Enquire|
|Wed 12th December 2018||Table of 12 – Front & Central||£1800.00||Book Now Enquire|
29th Midlands Sportman’s Luncheon – Individual Places
|Wed 12 December 2018||Horton Suite||Individual Places||£150.00|
Bookings accepted for a minimum of two guests
Please note all prices include VAT.
The Midlands Sportman’ Luncheon will be continuing its tradition of raising funds for good causes with a heads and tails, limited live auction and a comprehensive silent auction.
Please arrive at 12.00pm in order to take your places promptly at 12.45pm!
Michael James Tindall MBE, has certainly enjoyed a memorable rugby career both at international club level. A Rugby World Cup winner with England in the famous 2003 title triumph, he played a pivotal role as outside centre alongside trusted partner Will Greenwood. He was also a key member of the national team during the Six Nations Championship victory that very same year. Appearing for England 75 times, Tindall also featured for Barbarians on 5 separate occasions.
At club level, he represented Bath and Gloucester across a 17-year domestic playing career, accruing almost 300 hundred appearances. At 39, he still plays competitive rugby, plying his trade with Gloucester Division 2 team, Minchinhampton RFC.
Tindall is married to Zara Phillips, only daughter of Anne, Princess Royal and granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
29th Annual Midlands Sportsmans Luncheon – Menu
Smoked free range Chicken, Lemon and Serrano Roulade, Parsley Aioli
Sirloin of finest Scottish Beef, Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables
Sticky Toffee Pudding with Custard
Cheese Platter served to table with freshly brewed Tea & Coffee
Location & Directions – 29th Annual Midlands Sportsmans Luncheon
If you are travelling by car Birmingham has excellent motorway links and the hotel is located near the A38M just off the M6 Junction 6.
The Macdonald Burlington Hotel is located just a two minute walk from Birmingham New Street Station, in the heart of the city. The newly renovated station provides first-class rail links to London, Manchester, Liverpool and many other major cities.
9 miles from Birmingham International Airport, with regular trains running to New Street from the airport.
Town Hall Car Parking
The Macdonald Burlington have special deals the our local car park. The Birmingham Town Hall car park (also known as the red cage) is located on Brunel Street, B5 4AF and is only a 4-5 minute walk to the hotel.
When you have parked your vehicle in order to walk to the Hotel:
- Take the Navigation Street Exit
- Turn left onto Navigation Street
- Continue along onto Stephenson Street and you will see the Burlington Hotel on the left hand side (you will see a Ladbrokes shop on the corner of our building, the entrance is then just a little further along on the left)
The negotiated 24 hour rate we have in the car park is £10.00.
Car parking is also available at the NCP Car Park on Hill Street just a short walk away from the Macdonald Burlington Hotel.
The quickest route from the NCP Car Park is as follows
- Walk north-east on Station St towards Hill St
- Turn right at Hill St
- Turn left onto Station St
- Head straight through New Street Station
- Once you are through the statioon turn onto Stephenson Place
- Turn left onto New St
- Hotel is located on your left
Midlands Sportsmans Luncheon Hospitality - Horton Suite
Join Eventmasters for Birmingham’s premier sporting luncheon inside the fabulous Horton Suite at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel.
Another Excellent Event -
I attend the luncheon every year, and every year just gets better. Excellent food and the speakers were top notch!! Highly recommend.
Great Rugby Event -
We couldn't have asked for much more. This event was wonderful, the food and hospitality were outstanding and the guests speakers were terrific. Loved every minute.