Thursday, 26 February 2009

Round Britain Day 4 - Wales

I actually thought out of all the day, this was going to be the difficult one. However it has turned out to be just as good as the others. Its great to see the guests joining in with the banter, and once again all the attire was out.

Tonight's entertainment was by the fabulous Sue Forrester, and she rounded off the week in style. Its been a great week

Round Britain Day 3 - Ireland

Another fantastic day on our round Britain tour as we celebrated Ireland in style. Lots of the guests made the effort to dress themselves in Irish attire and headed down to the dining room, for another culinary treat.

Once again everyone had their passports at the ready, hoping luck was on their side to win the fantastic raffle prize. Tonight, there was an Irish cream Easter egg, bottle of Guinness and Irish fancy dress up for grabs

Tony G Ford (seen below) was on top form, and had everyone up dancing to the Irish jig with his upbeat sound.

Just a few of our dancers. I must say, anyone needing an Irish entertainer, Tony G is your guy. It's always good to see the guests up dancing and enjoying themselves. It makes all the work worth while

What a Great Irish Day it was

Wednesday, 25 February 2009

Round Britain Day 2 - Bonny Scotland

Aye, every wee lad and lassy were kilted to perfection for our Scottish themed day of our Around Britain week. And of course the Staff were not afraid to make a fool of them selves. Seen above from the left, Tom, Christina, Pauline and Head Chef Steve. And below looking very happy to see the camera, director Sue Rollings

On the menu were traditional Scottish dishes such as Haggis, Neeps and Tatties. And a Modern twist with an Arbroath Smokey Risotto. Being Shrove Tuesday as well, guests were treat to scotch pancakes with all the toppings.

After the once again wonderful food, it was seats in the lounge for the Diva Vocals of Donna Reid all the well from Motherwell One !

Monday, 23 February 2009

Around Britain @ The Lindum Day 1

Its England Today. Guests checked in to the Traditional Sounds of our English Heritage, and were given the passport allowing access to the weeks events. The Dining room had been decked out with all the English trimmings and was looking fit for St George himself!
On the menu this evening, which is currently being served as I type and smells great is:

Ye Old Roast Leg of Lakeland Fell Pork
Served with Barons Savoury Stuffing, Bramley Apple Sauce, Crackling and Roast Gravy
Coronation Chicken, Bacon, Mushroom and Leek Casserole
Cooked in Wine and Cream and Served with Fluffy Rice
Rule Britannia Flaky Cod Fillet
Steamed Cod Presented with a Lancashire Cheese Sauce

Dragons Potatoes (Sliced Potatoes Cooked with Sauteed Onions and Stock)
Steamed English Garden Vegetables

And that is without mentioning the Starters and the Mouth Watering Dessert Table.

And For Entertainment this evening. The English sounds of Mr David Wainright


On Saturday 21st February 2009, 32 guests and members of staff from the Lindum Hotel took a Coastal Coach to the heart of City Centre Manchester, The Palace Theatre, for a wonderful afternoon of musical theatre. The well known stories of PL Travers and Disney Film Productions have been adapted by Cameron Mackintosh and has toured the country since 2004. We arrived in good time and had great centre seats in the stalls. Lisa O'Hare played the legendary Mary Poppins and she was "Practically Perfect In Every Way", cleverly convincing us that she was just as worthy to be on the stage as Julie Andrews. Daniel Crossley played Bert, whose singing and dancing was magical - and not an american accent in sight! They were supported by a very talented cast and the production was packed with clever scenery, stage tricks and all the well known songs - and some new ones. No wonder it has won so many awards. We arrived back at the Lindum just in time for their award winning food! An evening dinner of 3 delicous courses and coffee, followed by more entertainment in the lounge. A great day out!!! Looking forward to the next Lindum Theatre Trip - "Thriller" on March 25th.

Thursday, 19 February 2009

Delighted with the Halsa Enthusiasm

Many thanks to the members of Halsa who showed tremendous interest in our community blogging idea yesterday evening. Halsa (The Holiday Association of Lytham St Annes) were all for their business joining together and promoting each other with the blogging technique. Especially in this time of economic decline, it was deemed that all publicity is good publicity. It is hoped that most of the Halsa members will join the idea and will join together under the brand new Halsa website that is being designed by the very talented Ian Richardson of IWI Design. Ian has already revamped the Lindum Hotel Website and is very close to launching the new Rowley's Catering website as well, something which we are all looking forward to.

You can check out the new and very young Halsa blog by clicking here

Wednesday, 11 February 2009

Another Successful Event For Mr & Mrs Littler

Many thanks to Mr & Mrs Littler, who celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary at the hotel on Saturday 31st January. We were delighted to receive their thanks, which once again highlights the quality and standard of what we do.

Once again Many thanks and we hope to see you again soon

Sunday, 8 February 2009

A Week Early For Valentines

Yes that's right, Strictly Come Dancing Arrived at The Lindum on Friday (or our version of it). Hosted by Nick & Carol Atack. Nick and Carol are renowned Dance tutor from Preston. And have a large following. They have now been hosting our dancing weekends for the past four years, and they have become a very popular event with their customers and people from further afield

Thirty guests checked in for our Valentines Dancing Weekend. Friday evening was an informal get to know each other, and a chance to learn the steps. Leading up to the formal Valentines Dinner Dance on Saturday Evening

On the Menu Was:
Fruits of Love
Succulent Fan of Melon, Served with a Passionate Passion Fruit Coulis
Lovin Spoonful
Tomato, Apple & Celery Soup with Affairs of the Heart Croutons
Recipe for Lovers
Tender Chicken Breast Floating on a Dreamy Champagne Sauce
Between the Sheets
Fillets of Sole Sandwiched with Prawns with a Lytham Shrimp Sauce
Blind Date
Sticky Toffee Pudding, Soaked in a Butterscotch Sauce, with the Creamiest of Custards
A Selection of Cheese and Cheese Biscuits
Coffee and Wafer Thin Chocolate Mints
The Restaurant was decked out in style for the evening. And even the staff were in a romantic mood. Lubo (seen above) was more than happy to help out with decor. And this good looking lad has no date for valentines day. Would you believe !
So if anyone knows of a lovely young lady who's looking for a valentines date, Lubo is the Man !

Monday, 2 February 2009

Golden Wedding Anniversary Enjoyed By All

Congratulations To Mr & Mrs Littler, who celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary with us on Saturday.

Their guests were treat to a Drinks reception on our main lounge, followed by our fantastic Modern Hot & Cold Buffet. On the menu was:
Hot Honey Glazed Ham
(Carved by our Fabulous Chef Andy)
Poached Fillets of Scottish Salmon
Thai Green Chicken Curry and Saffron Rice
Herb Buttered New Potatoes
Mediterranean Pasta Salad
Green Salad with Green Fruits Panache of Fresh Vegetables Pasta Tortellini with Three Cheese Sauce
Followed by our Famous Home Made Desserts


A great time was had by all, and we wish Mr & Mrs Littler all the very best on what was a very special day

'Place Your Bets' At the Lindum

It was fun as usual on Saturday with what was another busy race day. Guests gathered in the lounge for a champagne reception and to see if luck was on their side. Myself, Patricia and her husband Patrick were inundated with bets for the Scoop 6 which had reached a Jackpot total of over 3 Million pounds. I even had a go myself, however not knowing much about horse racing i fell at the first hurdle and lost.

After all the bets were in, it was time for lunch. The Kitchen team had once again laid on a great hot and cold buffet lunch, with carved meats, thai green curry and accompaniments, new potatoes, various salads and more. And not to forget those amazing home made desserts !

Once everyone had had their fill it was time for racing. The lounge had been decked out with Multiple plasma screens. Nobody was going too miss the action. And at the end of the day, most people had a bit of luck and were able to claim a win.

For those which enjoyed it or for people who would like to come, we are holding another event in March. Feel free to give us a bell for more details