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On Friday 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. GDPR is a new law aimed at protecting consumer’s personal data from being abused or stored without consent. This includes but is not limited to; what data is stored, how data is stored, who has access to data and how data is used. The new regulation also gives clients the option to access their data at any time, update details, or request data removal.

How Simply Good Times comply with this new law?

Simply Good Times only store information that is relevant and up-to-date from people that have engaged with our business (for example booked an event with us or expressed an interest in our events by making an event enquiry). This includes; name and email address as a minimum. We will also store business details including contact numbers and addresses, if provided. Additionally, we promise not to share your details with any other organisation or use your details for marketing purposes unless given consent.

Privacy Policy:

Please click HERE if you would like to read our updated privacy policy.

After an incredibly successful (and frightening) Halloween we now have our sights set on all things bright and Christmassy - it is afterall “the most wonderful time of year”! Taking inspiration from last year’s most successful Christmas events, and combined with our new event launches, we bring you the most unique and fun things to do this Winter in one handy blog post! Whether it's a small sociable gathering, or a large corporate party of 200+ guests, we’ll do all the hard work in organising the festivities while you take the Christmas credit!

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Christmas Chocolate Workshops
Perfect for groups of all sizes, families, Stag & Hen Parties, office outings and large corporate events, our Chocolate Workshops are a favourite among most! During your event, your group will create cream truffles in the shape of Christmas Puddings, make and taste fudge & marshmallows, taste Christmas-infused chocolate (think spiced apple, mulled wine and cinnamon), design chocolate trees and ball-balls with chocolate transfer and take part in a fun and interactive lesson in how chocolates are made from 'bean to bar'. That’s not all … If you’re looking to add the extra sparkle to your event, we can provide unlimited(!) prosecco, upgraded luxury decorations and a chocolate gift bag to your event for an extra cost per person.

Festive Escape Games (at your office or home!)
Based on the popular ‘Escape Game’ concept, this interactive event makes planning your office party easier than ever, combining your ‘Out of Office’ with your Christmas party venue! Lasting up to 2 hours, this immersive event starts with teams being locked in their offices/designated rooms and needing to work together to complete a series of tasks and interactive challenges before they can escape. Once teams have escaped their offices/rooms, your GPS-activated Tablets will guide teams to their end location (which could be a local bar, pub or restaurant) where a Festive meal and steaming Mulled Wine awaits!

Winter Multi-Activity Days
Avoid queuing for last-minute Christmas presents and book a jam-packed multi-activity day in various locations across the UK in the beautiful countryside for friends, family and loved ones! Please enquire for more information and details for your location!

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Christmas Film & Private Cinema Hire
Sit back, relax and watch a festive movie of your choice in a secluded, private cinema located in the heart of the city. Simply Good Times are able to offer an infinite choice of Christmas family favourites for your Christmas Celebrations, along with several new releases (subject to availability). For your own screenings, the format would need to be in DCP or DVD / Blu-ray. Your private hire includes state-of-the-art cinema screens, glasses of bubbly, ice creams, sound devices, your own event coordinator and 2hrs of private screen hire. (Costs based on maximum capacity).

Festive Tablet Treasure Hunts
Combining high-tech tablets, a fool-proof Treasure Hunt App, seasonal trivia and lots of photo opportunities, our Festive Tablet Treasure Hunts are adaptable for various group sizes and requirements – whether it be part of a Christmas Work Party, a Stag or Hen Party or a family gathering – we’ve got every event covered. Your event with include a start point which acts as the beginning and end for your event (usually a Pub or pre-organised Venue), and dependant on group size, you will be divided into teams to take on various video, photo and trivia challenges which can include anything from posing next to famous landmarks to hunting down a particular branded beer and photographing evidence. Don’t forget to come up with a team name and photo – which forms part of the end presentation! On the day, our Event Coordinators will be on hand to deliver an event briefing, help with clues and provide an eagerly anticipated wrap-up presentation.

Christmas Party Boats
This really is as good as it sounds! Jingle all the way on our fabulous Shared or Private Christmas Party Boats, located in various coastal cities across the UK. Hop on board, sip a mug of steaming Mulled Wine, eat from the festive buffet spread and dance to your favourite Christmas classics. Whether you’re organising a family occasion, a festive Hen Party or your Office Christmas Do, Simply Good Times has you covered over the festive period!

Christmas Go Kart Racing
A Christmas Grand Prix the perfect option for those craving something a little more competitive for their Christmas party! Exclusive use of the track is guaranteed, along with a grid start race to really rev up your team! Add some mince pies, minibus transport, and mulled wine for afterwards and you have a fast, fun, affordable Christmas Party afternoon!


We’re always thinking of unique and innovative ideas to keep events fresh and fun, especially when it comes to organising seasonal celebrations. Alongside organising Christmas Do’s, Easter Family Fun days and New Year parties, we also specialise in Halloween which is possibly our favourite time of year - any excuse to scare the neighbours!

Spook yourself silly with these events, currently running across the UK:

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Murder Mystery Dinners - from £50pp:
Looking for something to combine dinner and evening activities? This event is incredibly popular for Stag and Hen Parties, Corporate Groups or Family Gatherings. Why not hire out a spooky venue for dinner and have the actors come to you. Your group is tasked with solving a Murder case and those who aren't keen on serious sleuthing can just relax and enjoy the fun. Murder Mystery Dinners are hosted by professional actors and involve audience participation during the ‘larger-than-life’ theatre performance to make up the cast and so that everyone feels part of the plot as events unfold. 

Horror Film Cinema Screening – from £25pp
Sit back, relax and watch a Scary movie of your choice in a secluded, private cinema located in the heart of the city. Simply Good Times are able to offer an infinite choice of Horror films for your Halloween Celebrations, along with several new releases (subject to availability). For your own screenings, the format would need to be in DCP or DVD / Blu-ray. Your private hire includes state-of-the-art cinema screens, glasses of bubbly, ice creams, sound devices, your own event coordinator and 2hrs of private screen hire. (Costs based on maximum capacity).

Halloween-Edition Escape Games – from £25pp
Upon arrival of your specialist escape games venue, you will be introduced to the basics of the game and given a quick run-down of the mysterious events that have unfolded prior to your arrival. Inside your group’s designated room there will be various props, codes, interactive stations and lots of boxes with locks which you need to complete in order to have the slightest chance of escaping. The event is interactively controlled and how fast you escape is totally up to you and how well you work in your team! A countdown clock shows you how much time you have left before you’re locked in forever. Will you manage to escape in time?

Ghost Walks – from £15pp:
Running all year around and in the UK’s most popular and haunted cities, these night-time walks include numerous chilling tales of brutal murders, hideous apparitions, boisterous poltergeists, wandering nuns and haunted buildings. On our Brighton Ghost Walks you’ll hear some gruesome stories of the Prince Regent’s Staff mysteriously disappearing, the Demon which haunts the old Police Cells and various ghosts that haunt the Laines. Actors perform in full Victorian attire, complete with Gladstone bag, containing a few surprises! Perfect for that evening stroll just before your Halloween night out! These events run most Saturdays and cost from £15pp for over an hours’ worth of frightful entertainment!

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Zombie Apocalyptic Challenges – from £30pp:
Organising a Halloween Corporate Event? Does your Stag want something a little bit more horrifying than regular Clay Pigeon Shooting? We have the perfect combination of activities located all across the UK! We have a selection of awesome Halloween Themed target activities including Axe & Knife Throwing and Zombie Rifle Shooting, Zombie Airsoft Games, plus Halloween-themed Escape Games!

Scary House Accommodation – (POA)
Simply Good Times offer a brilliant range of charming but terrifying self-catering Castles, Forts, or Towers available for long and short term hire in amazing locations across the UK. We work closely with owners to provide the most immense venues and extras for your event. Call now to discuss your requirements!

Spooky VIP Club Passes – from £10pp
A lot of our most memorable Halloween nights have been spent in the city, dressed up as Ghosts and Devils, and partying until the early hours! If a Halloween-themed club night is what you seek, we can provide the perfect accessory! Inclusive of fast track queue jump and nothing to pay on the door, our VIP Club Passes provide access to some of the UK’s hottest clubs on Halloween! Prices starting from £10pp for several clubs and bars, our passes are available at most locations across the UK. Fancy Dress is thoroughly encouraged around Halloween, and often the clubs provide a free drink or Halloween prize to the ‘freakiest’ dressed!


This year’s Love Island has taken the British public by a storm, with its most popular series yet – and now you can become an Islander for the weekend too! Available at locations across the UK, we have teamed up with some hunky guys, bare-bottom chefs and luxury group accommodation so you can party it up in style for some Hen Weekend celebrations.

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As if that’s not enough already, your evening entertainment comprises of some Hunks in Trunks for each Hen to ‘couple up’ with for the games, a few glasses of bubbly to start and then it’s onto several hilarious couple challenges which you would have seen on the show, where you compete against your friends to win the overall Love Island prize. (Unfortunately it’s not £50,000 and the hot man on your arm, but something much better – a sensual dance from your Hunk to get tongues wagging and everyone laughing.)

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If you don’t mind cooking for the group, instead try out some popular cocktail bars, book a VIP Booth at the most popular club in town, or guarantee your group entry by using our VIP Passes for your night. You wouldn’t want to go unnoticed, so why not book our professional makeup artists and beauticians to do your group’s hair and makeup before going out!

To enquire about our Love Island Hen Weekend, click here.

As dedicated and knowledgeable Event Planners, Simply Good Times endeavour to know as much about our events as possible, so we can organise the best possible events for our customers. So when we were invited to the annual London Whisky Weekender, we couldn’t really say no! Ideal for both the dedicated Whisky enthusiasts, or those who wish to expand their horizons from Gentleman Jack or Jack Daniels (both incredibly delicious and a staple on the home bar kart ‘FYI’).

1 2The festival showcases some of the UK’s homegrown Whisky brands, along with a handful of worldwide labels which you may (or may not) have heard of. Ticket holders were given a London Whisky Festival Logo Dram to take home, tasting sheets, a bottle of water (or five), two tokens for the use of tasting an exclusive under-the-counter tipple, the option to take part in a Cocktail Masterclass on the rooftop and an array of Whiskies to taste. Either way, you were guaranteed an exciting and fun time!

Each table was represented by a particular brand of Whisky, with up to 10 different bottles to taste and a knowledgeable informant on how each bottle is created. Ranging from smooth and crisp, to peaty and perspiring (yes, some really did make you sweat), you were bound to find your favourite.

3 4The Festival Coordinators were all incredibly friendly and helpful, and the event was very popular! For anyone interested in organising your own tasting event for a group of friends or colleagues, Simply Good Times run Whisky Tasting events across the UK for Stag Groups, Corporate Parties, Weddings and even Birthdays, so get in touch today to hear how we can help at your next event!

Please click here for our Whisky Tasting page and to make an enquiry