Celebrate Christmas

at Malt Cross


'Tis the season!

If you’ve visited us over the festive season before, you’ll know that surrounded by the twinkling lights and under the cosy winter sky is when Malt Cross really comes alive. 

Whatever you’re looking for, join us this December for our merriest, jolliest, most tinsel-doused yuletide yet.  

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Seasonal Christmas Menus

Join us during the magic of the Christmas season with our delicious festive menus for private bookings, featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients and custom-crafted dishes for your celebrations during the festive period.

Our Festive Buffet Menu is just £25 per person and is abundant with all your favourite festive trimmings and treats. 

You can also join us for a festive Sunday Lunch, every Sunday in December. 


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Private Hire & Group Bookings

Make this Christmas unforgettable. Our historic Victorian music hall offers the perfect setting for private hire and group bookings during the festive season. From intimate gatherings to Christmas parties, hire Malt Cross this Christmas for unique spaces to suit your needs.


Discover your own cosy, tucked-away corner in our exquisite hall. With seating for up to 20 people, the Snug is perfect for intimate festive gatherings, small group celebrations, and Christmas team lunches.

The Music Hall

Transform your Christmas event into a festive masterpiece. Book our main Music Hall for festive gigs, holiday performances, large celebrations, and Christmas dining. Plus, you will have exclusive access to the bar!

The Balcony

Perfect for festive sit-down meals and gatherings, it offers a scenic view of our beautifully decorated roof.

The Balcony is accessible step-free.


What’s On

We’ve curated a line up of events that are sure to fill your festive calendar and make your Christmas extra special.

Our festive events are designed to bring people together, create lasting memories, and embrace the warmth and joy of the festive season. So, why not make this Christmas extra special by discovering what’s on joining us at Malt Cross.

December 2023

Beer & Carols + Festive Feast – 11 December 2023 at 17:00 – 21:00
Beer & Carols + Festive Feast – 12 December 2023 at 17:00 – 21:00
Beer & Carols + Festive Feast – 13 December 2023 at 17:00 – 21:00
Beer & Carols + Festive Feast – 14 December 2023 at 17:00 – 21:00
Live DJ Social – Hemulen Soundz – 15 December 2023 at 19:30 – 23:30
Live DJ Social – Mista Shotta – 16 December 2023 at 19:30 – 23:30
Sunday Dinner @ Malt Cross – 17 December 2023 at 12:00 – 16:30
​Christmas Jazz & Festive Jazz Jam – 17 December 2023 at 17:00 – 21:00
Live DJ Social – Dirty Disco Sound System – 22 December 2023 at 19:30 – 23:30
Deep Down Brass – 23 December 2023 at 19:30 – 21:00

Beer & Carols

Bring your finest singing voices to the Malt Cross for a good old fashioned Christmas carol sing-along around the Christmas tree this December. Drinks will be available to purchase from the bar which will remain open to allow for the festive cheer to continue after the carols have ended.

Entry is FREE and first come, first served – but you can get a guaranteed spot in all the jolly action by booking on to a Festive Feast beforehand.

Taking place on the 11th, 12th, 13th & 14th December 2023.

Christmas Events & Workshops

Festive Gold Leaf Workshop

Join us at Malt Cross for this hands-on arts and craft session and turn your hand to gilding and creating personalised greetings cards.

Christmas Wreath Making

Create your own personalised Christmas wreath from dried and preserved flowers, with our special hands-on workshop.

Christmas Tales at Malt Cross

Join us for The Woolly Tellers: All Around the Tree for an evening of festive stories which guarantee to capture the imagination and spirit of Christmas.

Supporting the community with YMCA

Malt Cross is a community venue, supporting the work of YMCA and Street Pastors in Nottingham.

Last year, YMCA provided safe, local homes and support to 1,209 homeless people and 18 children in careOver 53% of those supported were between 16-30 years old.

This Christmas, any donations made as part of ticket sales or tap-to-donate points will support YMCA. We are also a drop-off point for YMCA’s annual Gift Appeal for residents.