Cheshire hotel and events venue celebrated the end of a turbulent year with a staff party held at Cruise Nightclub, in Chester City Centre on 4 January 2012.
One hundred and forty Castle staff members attended the staff party and awards, affectionately nicknamed The Peckys, in an Oscars-themed awards ceremony and after party. The event marked the end of a turbulent year for the Castle’s owners and staff following an arson attack on the Castle’s main function room in June of last year which caused millions of pounds worth of damage.
Attendees were greeted by a red carpet and photographer at the exclusively hired Cruise Nightclub and were wined and dined before an informal ceremony and dancing late into the night.
MD Chris Naylor, saw the event as an opportunity for all staff to move on from the year’s tragic events: “It was an opportunity for us to mark the end of an unsettled year, to toast our successes, to learn from our mistakes and prepare ourselves to move forward and continue all the hard work we all put in in 2012. I’d like to thank all staff members for making the event so enjoyable and for all their efforts this past year. Congratulations to the winners and here’s to 2012.”