SOL brings together the North East’s premier business, events and hotel venues and services incorporating the Stadium of Light, National Glass Centre, Hilton Garden Inn and Eighteen79 Events Management, along with its vast team of dedicated customer service staff into a single all-round events solution with an enviable reputation as a market leader in the hospitality and events industry.
Whether it’s your office Christmas party, a family and friend’s get-together or an intimate dinner, the Stadium of Light is a magical location for your festive gathering.
A great range of themed packages have already been put together for 2016 and complemented by our stylish suites that can host 10 to 1,000 guests plus mouth-watering dishes and special drinks packages, you can be confident there’s a party to suit your needs.
Early bird bookers can take advantage of special offers including any parties with of 20 or more receive a complimentary half bottle of wine per person and a free pair of Black Cats Bar tickets for an SAFC home game for the event organiser.
On Christmas Day, SOL also offers an opportunity to relax with your loved ones over a magnificent three-course festive feast in the Montgomery Suite, starting with bucks fizz and canapés on arrival in our Business Lounge with a visit to Santa’s grotto and a gift for children under 12, we guarantee a memorable Christmas for adults and kids alike.
On New Year’s Eve 2016, the Stadium of Light plays host to the New Year’s Eve Gala Ball; featuring the spectacular tribute act We Love the 80s/90s in the Montgomery Suite. Guests can enjoy a glass of bucks fizz on arrival followed by a mouth-watering five-course gala dinner with coffee and petit fours, before moving on to party the night away and capping off a wonderful evening as you welcome in the New Year to the traditional sounds of Scottish Pipers.
For the first time ever, delegates and party-goers will be able to supplement their SOL experience with a truly luxurious overnight stay, with guests spending a night in the stunning 141-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, located adjacent to the Stadium of Light itself and a short walk from its sister venue, the National Glass Centre.
Each guest room will offer complimentary WiFi, individually controlled air conditioning, fridges and flat screen TVs. The Hilton Garden Inn will also house a destination restaurant serving the finest cuts of imported American beef, along with a range of chicken dishes, seafood and mouth-watering desserts.
The Hilton Garden Inn further extends the SOL events and conferences offering, boasting its own dedicated conference and event facilities, including a 24-hour business centre allowing guests to conduct business around the clock, and three private suites with space for up to 50 delegates.
The hotel is also perfectly situated to enjoy the sites of Sunderland such as Roker Beach, National Glass Centre and Penshaw Monument, or to take in some Barclays Premier League football or a world-class concert at the Stadium of Light.
Anything (and everything) else…
With a proven track record of working with regional, national and international event organisers, planners, promoters and performing artists, 1879 can provide the perfect wedding, Christmas party, banquet or dinner in a location that suits you.
Our award winning operations team will deliver a personalised and impressive event to suit all budgets. Our vast team of dedicated staff, from catering and hospitality to facilities, stewarding and ticketing, offer a blue-print in event management expertise and 1879 Events liaise directly with agencies, service providers and suppliers to ensure that your event is both safe and successful.
1879 has managed events for a number of high profile clients including Newcastle’s Northern Pride, The Bridges Retail awards and the Journal Business Awards. 1879 draws on the knowledge and expertise Sunderland AFC has gained over the years playing host to live performances from some of the world’s biggest bands, sporting events, weddings, conferences and celebrations within the Stadium of Light.
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