Running November & December
£50 Per Person


Duston Mill, Northampton

Get ready for the most magical Christmas party yet!


Coming in hot off the success of last year, Black Ducks are proud to announce that tickets to our 2024 Christmas parties are now on sale.


Celebrate the festive season with your colleagues at Duston Mill – the perfect place to relax, unwind, and let your hair down after a long year of hard work. Either book out the whole venue (minimum 70 guests, maximum 300) or join one of our mixed nights.


Start the evening off with welcome drinks in our cosy winter wonderland lounge. Speak to our Award-winning mixologists at our mirrored infinity bar and get in your favourite cocktail. Then it’s time to draw back the curtain and welcome you into the main area where a suspended Christmas tree and mirror-ball forest awaits you. Take a seat by the fire, grab a drink at our second bar or head straight to the dancefloor, the choice is yours. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere as you dance the night away to live music and enjoy delicious street food.


So why not treat your team to an unforgettable Christmas party experience? Duston Mill is the perfect venue for your businesses party. Book now and get ready for a night you’ll never forget.

@ Duston Mill, Northampton, NN5 5FP

Duston Mill

Duston Mill, conveniently located near the centre of Northampton, is also in close proximity to the M1, train station, and several hotels. Although typically serving as a wedding venue, this winter, Black Ducks will be transforming it into an amazing party space with the assistance of Stingray Events.

Delicious Street Food

With a range of street food providers available, we have something to suit every taste.

Available at ALL events:


Gourmet Beef, Chicken and Vegan Burgers

Topped Fries

Classic Naples pizzas

Asian Fusion

Salad Bowls

More options available on request.


Alternatively, a high end dining experience can be provided if requested*. We have teamed up with Chef Danny Tompkins ( to provide a Christmas party dining experience like no other. Contact us now for more details.
*Additional costs will be involved

Festive Cocktails

Our experienced mixologists add an extra touch of magic to our Christmas parties. With their skillful craftsmanship, they create a selection of delicious and refreshing drinks that perfectly compliment the festivities. We also have a second bar which is fully stocked with all your favourites, including draught lager.

Live Music / Entertainment

Our in house band, Six Feet Apart and resident DJ (Mark from MDJ Functions) will be present at all events unless stated. Let us know if you would like to personalise your private event further with close up magicians, fire shows or other entertainment.



£50 inc VAT


Available for parties of 6 – 300 people

Parties of 70+ enjoy exclusive use of the venue and we will work with them to fully customise their event. Parties of less than 70 will share the venue with other bookings.



Please note: If considering our Drinks Wristbands or any of the Drinks Packages, these are in addition to the ticket price and the same wristband or package must be ordered for each person in your booking.

Drinks Package 1


inc VAT

Half a bottle of house wine, a bottle of water and a £12 drinks voucher. __________________________

Drinks Package 2


inc VAT

Half a bottle of house wine, a bottle of water and a £22 drinks voucher. ____________________________

Premium Inclusive


inc VAT

Inclusive premium spirits, draught beers, cider, wines, Prosecco, a selection of cocktails and soft drinks. No shots or champagne, fair usage policy applies.

Drinks Tokens

Treat your team by buying them vouchers to spend behind the bar. Available in any denomination you choose.





Is the venue heated?

Yes, as well as multiple thermostatic heaters throughout the venue, we also have a covered fireplace to ensure that the Mill is comfortable and warm, regardless of what’s happening outside.

Does the venue have disabled access?

Yes, absolutely! If possible, please let us know beforehand if any member of your group has special requirements so that we can make their experience as enjoyable as possible.

How much is the deposit?

The deposit per person is £20 + VAT and is non refundable and non-transferrable.

Your booking isn’t confirmed until the deposit has been paid for every guest.

If it is less than 6 weeks from your event then the full amount will be due to confirm your booking. This is because the final balance of any party will be due at this time.

Can I add to my booking later?

We try to be as flexible as possible and will do everything we can to accommodate changes up to 2 days before your party, however we cannot guarantee this. Provided we have availability, you can add to your booking.

Please note, availability is subject to change and tickets are on a first come, first served basis. You can add or decrease the number of guests in your booking by sending written confirmation via email to to confirm how you would like to proceed in regards to your booking number. Full payment is required in order to secure additional tickets.

If you wish to reduce the number of people in your party, any monies already paid are non-refundable and non-transferable meaning these payments cannot be used towards any additional orders or balance payments. For example, you cannot use this money for drinks packages, or any add ons etc.

What is the minimum number of guests I can book for?

For one of our shared nights, minimum booking number is 6 guests. For a whole venue booking, minimum guest number is 60.

Is there an age limit?

Due to our liscencing, all guests must be over 18.

How and when do I pay for my party?

Simply fill out our enquiry form, email us at or call on 07367577711. One of our team will confirm all of your requirements with you before we sent out our invoice and party confirmation.

Is there parking at the venue?

Yes, we have parking for over 200 vehicles, including buses/mini buses.

Do the bars accept cash and card?

Yes, both of our bars accept all forms of payment.

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