Celebrating Welwyn Garden City at 100 - Gala Dinner On Wednesday 9 September 2020, the eve of the conference, we will be holding a very special Gala Dinner in the Banqueting Hall of the Old Palace at Hatfield House, home of Robert Cecil, 7th Marquess of Salisbury, the Patron of the Welwyn Garden City Centenary Foundation. Lord Salisbury has kindly agreed to host and speak. Tickets will go on sale in March 2020 and will include a reception in the beautiful formal garden and a three-course dinner with wine. Tickets are likely to cost around £120 per head or £900 for a table of 8. Final costs and details to be confirmed in the new year. If you are interested in sponsoring this exclusive event, please contact [email protected] If you wish to be informed when tickets go on sale, please contact [email protected] Read more about Hatfield House and the Old Palace. Travel: Hatfield is one train station or a 15 minute taxi journey from Welwyn Garden City. Accommodation: Should you wish to stay overnight more locally, we can recommend Lawn House, a lovely bed and breakfast in the grounds of the house, which is a very convenient five minute walk from our dinner venue.