Written by James Dodwell

Coming back to town for a one night event only, hosted by fan favourite, Richard Short  are former Golden Boys John barnes and Nigel Callaghan in what is sure to be an exciting and fantastic opportunity for supporters to meet their former heroes over an exquisite dinner at the Mercure Hotel Watford. It is also the first event where the two have made an appearance together.


The ‘Meet and Greet’ style night offers supporters a casual form of meeting the former Hornets. To start the night, VIP guests will be able to personally meet John and Nigel prior to the beginning of the event- the perfect opportunity for pictures, signatures or just a chat! VIP tickets are available to be purchased, but with few remaining be sure to secure yours by clicking here.

At 7pm the event will officially begin where you will be guided to your seats at your dinner table, shortly after John and Nigel will introduce themselves formally to all guests with a quick intro to the night. After this the night will kick-off with a scrumptious dinner prepared by the culinary staff at the Mercure Hotel Watford chefs.


Once all appetites have washed away, there will be a sit down talk with John and Nigel as they do a live interview regarding their careers at Watford and unheard stories.

After the interview there is an excellent opportunity for all guests to get their hands on memorabilia at the Auction.

“Hear inside stories from John & Nigel regarding Watford in the 80’s under the Legendary Graham Taylor”

Swiftly after the Auction there will be a Q&A which will offer guests the chance to ask any questions they wish to be answered by John and Nigel.


Once all questions have been answered there will be time for any final photos with the pair of John and Nigel with the evening coming to an end by 10:15pm.


The event is the perfect opportunity for supporters to finally meet their childhood heroes in a casual event over a glass [or two] with the opportunity for questions to be asked, papers to be signed and pictures to be snapped!

Be sure to not miss out this event on Friday 2nd of November 2018 at The Mercure Hotel Watford, 6:30pm – 10:15pm.

Pricing for the event is as followed:

Gold Ticket – £30.00

Gold Ticket with Meal – £65.00

VIP Ticket Meal & Photos – £85.00

VIP Meet & Greet – £115.00

Only few remaining tickets left to be sold so be sure to snap up your tickets by CLICKING HERE.


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