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- Clissold House
- Hackney Marshes Centre
- Hackney Town Hall
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- Royal Horticultural Halls
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Good morning Ellen,
I just wanted to say a huge thank you for all of the effort and support that you and your staff provided last night. Our guests had a fabulous experience - as I am sure you will hear about today - they didn't want to leave! (apologies if this caused any problems) The food was outstanding and the staff were attentive and extremely patient with our guests. The team did a great job adapting to the rather sudden change to the schedule when our MD (Bill Clinton) initiated the second round of speeches before the dessert had been served - I'm afraid he is a little spontaneous at times. The support and level of communication that you provided to us on the run up to the event was also second to none; the evening ran seamlessly thanks to you and your team, both in advance of the event and on the evening itself.
A great night had by all! I'm really looking forward to working with you again.
Have a fabulous weekend and well earned rest.
All the best, Stevie.
Stevie Dixon, Oxera
Choosing the right location for your event is vital. From historic castles to world class museums, we have partnerships with some of the country's most impressive cultural venues.
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
The Museum's unique grade-one listed public galleries are complemented with a suite of contemporary conference facilities, designed by Lord Foster, for daytime and evening events.
Contact Clare Tomlinson on 0207 323 8747 for more information.
East & West Foyer
(seated - 120, reception - 329)
(seated - 500, reception - 1500)
(seated - 80, reception - 500)
(seated - 350, reception - 800)
(seated - 220, reception - 300)
Bishopsgate Institute is an ideal location for meetings, conferences, events and launches, examinations and rehearsals, as well as more intimate meetings and corporate training events.
Receptions – up to 600
Dinners – up to 350
Access times – the venue can be dry hired from anytime.
For a party or reception, the BFI on London’s Southbank boasts several contemporary venue spaces, and has the ability to accommodate large film premiers, conferences or product launches.
Receptions – up to 450 guests
Dinners – up to 80 guests
Access time – the venue can be arranged for exclusive hire for day closers.
Museum of London
Located in the City of London, the Museum of London offers a variety of spaces, including a 220-seat theatre.
Diners – up to 300 guests
Receptions – up to 750 guests
Access time – from 6pm to 12pm
Daytime events can be accommodated in the garden rooms with maximum capacities for around 150 guests.
The award-winning Science Museum in South Kensington accommodates over 200 events per year, including conferences, gala dinners, product launches, awards, music concerts, wedding receptions and exhibitions.
The venue offers a diverse collection of spaces for daytime and evening hire, ranging from the traditional to contemporary and interactive. Choose from numerous galleries accommodating 10 – 2000 guests, dedicated conference suites, IMAX theatre and vast blank-canvas space. Unique teambuilding experiences are also available. Innovative branding and in-house entertainment options will heighten the 'wow factor' for your event.
Patrick Gwynne’s iconic building on the eastern edge of the Serpentine in Hyde Park houses the Serpentine bar & kitchen. Inspired by English country living the restaurant aims to be a retreat for both Londoners and visitors alike.
There are 5 unique settings for both private and corporate events at Westminster Abbey. From intimate dinner parties to large garden party receptions for up to 500 guests, each will provide an unforgettable backdrop to your event.
Receptions - up to 200
Garden parties - up to 500
Dinners - up to 60
One of Oxford's most iconic buildings, the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology is a distinctive and visually stunning choice of venue for corporate and social events. The Ashmolean has been voted one of the 50 best wedding venues in the UK and is licensed for civil ceremonies across each of the galleries.
Receptions – up to 900 guests
Dinners – up to 150
Access time – from 5.30pm
Private dining facilities available.
Having reopened in 2011 after undergoing a significant redevelopment, The Holburne Museum is set in landscaped gardens in the heart of Bath.
Receptions – up to 150 guests inside museum or 500 guests (marquee)
Dinners – up to 60 inside museum, or 250 guests (marquee)
Access time – from 5pm until 12pm
Crypt on the Green
Located in the heart of Clerkenwell, the Crypt on the Green, offers a magnificent venue for receptions, dinners, weddings, exhibitions, conferences and meetings. The vaulted brick ceiling and parquet flooring give the Crypt a welcoming and unique atmosphere and despite being partially below ground level, the 8 large windows allow plenty of light into this large, airy space. Conveniently positioned between Farringdon and Angel Stations, providing access to mainline and underground services.
Sir John Soanes Museum
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London
Ideally situated close to both central London and the City, the Museum’s reception rooms, domestic in scale, are particularly suitable for small or medium-sized dinners and receptions
(seated - 30, reception - 80)
Clissold Park, London
Clissold House is a stunning Grade II* listed space set in the tranquil surrounds of Clissold Park and is available for a range of weddings and private events.
This eighteenth century mansion house offers expertly restored architecture, beautiful interiors and a stunning outdoor terrace.
Recently refurbished, this space is a stunning setting for a range of events. The large ornate windows flood the space with natural light and offer guests exceptional views across the park. Original features such as marble fireplaces and the iconic spiral staircase ensure a breathtaking experience. The house offers two main rooms on the first floor with outdoor terrace. The Drawing Room, Dining Room and adjoining Hallway are perfect for the most stylish of weddings, providing space for a ceremony followed by a seated dinner or standing reception. The second floor comprising the Church Room, New River Room and Dressing Room provides further space for smaller meetings and intimate gatherings.
Hackney Marshes Centre
The Hackney Marshes Centre is a RIBA award winning building a stone’s throw from the Olympic Park.
This contemporary venue offers space for conferences, weddings and other events featuring imposing minimalist architecture with indoor and outdoor event spaces overlooking 340 acres of park land.
This venue is one of the newest in the collection. Created from a mixture of concrete and weathered steel, the space is located on the edge of a much loved local sporting landmark, providing space for up to 70 sports pitches. Long known as a training ground for some of the country’s best loved sporting heroes, this venue is the perfect setting for inspiring your guests attending conferences, charity events and corporate away days. The space can also be used for weddings and civil ceremony receptions.
The main bar and terrace give guests stunning views over the vast green space. These are perfect for summer weddings looking for both inside and outdoor space. Adjoining these rooms are the meeting rooms, perfect for seminars and smaller break-out meetings.
Hackney Town Hall
Hackney Town Hall offers sumptuous grandeur for weddings, receptions and conferences in a sought after Art-Deco style.
The graceful curved staircase leads to the beautifully restored Assembly Hall with a vast array of original features including the imposing 1930s chandeliers and original sprung dance floor.
The Assembly Hall is suitable for a variety of events and has the option of hosting both the wedding ceremony and celebrations providing a whole day’s experience in one venue. Sadly, standalone ceremonies aren't possible in the Assembly Hall but the Civic Suite, another stunning room in the Town Hall is available and provides space for up to 100.
Accommodating up to 550 standing for a reception, the large main space of the Assembly Hall can then be broken down into three smaller rooms, with the original floor-to-ceiling partitions, great for hosting more intimate events.
For business clients, both the entire space and three smaller spaces are equipped with state of the art AV facilities and conference style furniture. The adjoining Bridgetown Bar, decorated in dark wood and marble fixtures, evokes the feel of an exclusive gentlemen’s club. This space is perfect as a private bar or VIP green room.
Stoke Newington Town Hall
Stoke Newington, London
Stoke Newington Town Hall offers decedent 1930s glamour with its outstanding Art-Deco interiors.
Dark mahoganies, elegant marble and one of Europe’s largest working mirror balls make this venue one of the most desirable event spaces for ceremonies, receptions, conferences and parties in the whole of London.
One of two main spaces, the Council Chamber is the natural setting for a range of ceremonies and includes many elegant features such as the curved mahogany speaker’s table and original walnut panelling. Seating 83 across the main floor and balcony, its unique charm makes it one of the most spectacular vintage wedding venues in London.
In addition to this is the imposing 1930s Assembly Hall. With a capacity of up to 550 for a standing reception, the unique period features such as the original Canadian-maple sprung dance floor makes this space a truly magnificent setting for any kind of event both private and business related. Large wedding celebrations, conferences and show stopping performances bring the former dance hall to life.
West Reservoir Centre
Manor House, London
The West Reservoir Centre features a 1930s red-brick tower boasting fascinating structural design elements, flooded by natural light.
The perfect setting for wedding receptions, meetings and parties, the outdoor terraces overlook the glistening water providing an incomparable experience in a one-of-a-kind venue.
Close to Manor House tube station, the venue is one of the most unique spaces in London. Doubling up as a sailing centre, the space can be converted by night into a stylish and quirky event venue for any kind of celebration including wedding parties, business receptions and private dining.
Taking up to 130 for a seated dinner or 150 for a standing reception, the four-storey Main Tower features original water processing equipment, high above the heads of the guests, adding drama and intrigue to any event. On either side of the Main Tower are two wooden terraces providing space for summer entertaining.
Three additional meeting rooms overlooking the water facilities outside are ideal for seminars and away days with a difference.
The space features 20 car parking spaces making it a great location for wedding guests and is a perfect add-on to one of the other venues in the area.
Alexandra Palace is a unique London venue available to hire offering the perfect setting for corporate events including exhibitions, conferences, live events, product launches, trade shows and award ceremonies.
With stunning panoramic views of the London Skyline, set within beautiful parkland, giving all your guests an unmissable snapshot of the Capital in all its glory.
There are 9 flexible spaces of all sizes from a small conference of 10 people up to a banquet of 5,000. You can create any experience with a completely transferable and diverse venue with 10,000m sq of pillar free space.
Complimentary onsite parking for 1,500 vehicles.
Contact the team for more information on 020 8365 4314 or e-mail at email@example.com
Great Hall: seated 5,000 - reception 10,250
Londesborough Room: seated 130 - reception 200
Palace Suite: seated 300 - reception 400
Panorama Room: seated 600 - reception 800
West Hall: seated 1,800 - reception 2,500
Royal Horticultural Halls
The Lindley Hall was designed by Edwin J Stebbs, and his focus on achieving as much natural light as possible remains a key part of the character of the building more than 100 years later. The space, light and elegance inherent in its Edwardian design create a breathtaking effect for organisers and visitors alike.
Contact the event team on 020 7821 3650
The Museum of the Order of St John
The Museum of the Order of St John is a hidden jewel in the City of London, where evocative rooms dating from the twelfth and sixteenth centuries combine with sleek modern spaces to produce an extraordinarily special venue.
For more information, please contact Juliet Barclay on 020 7324 4076.
The Chapter Hall: seated 100 - reception 200
The Council Chamber: seated 30 - reception 50
The Galleries: seated 30 - reception 100
The Priory Church: seated or concert 200
The Priory Garden: reception 200
Madame Tussauds London is an award winning themed venue which has been hosting parties for over fifty years. A large venue in central London, Madame Tussauds can host events for up to 1,000 guests, and is extremely popular for high profile launches and awards dinners. With integrated lighting, sound systems and a large stage, it's perfect for hosting parties and networking events with live entertainment. Madame Tussauds has something for everyone. With 10 new figure launches a year, it is a must see attraction for both national and international guests.
For more information call 020 7487 0224 or contact Merlin Entertainment at firstname.lastname@example.org
London Museum of Water & Steam
The London Museum of Water and Steam invites you and your guests to experience a venue unlike anything you have seen before. From large scale parties to intimate meetings the Museum can be easily adapted to create a truly bespoke and unique experience. Set over the grade 1 listed buildings, engine houses and courtyards the venue offers you a wealth of environments steeped in history and culture.
Contact the event team on 0208 568 4757.
The Steam Room (seated 120 – reception 150)
The Grand Junction Engine House (reception – 150)
Trinity House, home to the General Lighthouse Authority, is located on Tower Hill opposite the Tower of London overlooking Trinity Square Gardens and is one of London’s most distinguished private event venues. Easily accessed by car or the underground, the elegance and airy spaciousness of the House possesses the ambience of a grand private residence and is an impressive setting for social and corporate occasions and memorable civil weddings.
Behind the building’s imposing neo-classical façade, designed by Samuel Wyatt in 1794, are five graceful banqueting and conference rooms – The Library, The Court Room, The Pepys Room, Luncheon Room and Reading Room catering for board meetings, conferences, informal dinners, formal banqueting and weddings ranging in capacity from 10 to 130 places. The House’s particularly beautiful Reception Hall, with its sweeping, twin-curved staircase, houses remarkable maritime artefacts that bear testament to the prominent role played by Trinity House in the nation’s maritime history.
For more information contact Edgar King on 20 7481 6931 or via email: email@example.com
Court Room: seated 60 – reception 120
Library Room: seated 130 – reception 180
The Pepys Room: seated 30 – reception 50
Luncheon Room: reception 40 – boardroom 20
Reading Room: seated 10 – reception 20
The Bodleian Library is housed in a remarkable group of buildings which forms the historic heart of the University. This beautiful venue can be the setting for your wedding, corporate event or family celebration.
Our spectacular rooms are ideal for both large and small events. We provide 6 meeting spaces with capacity for up to 450 guests for dining, buffet, wedding, meeting and other functions.
Contact the Venue Services Team on 01865 277224.
Divinity School: seated 120 - reception 200
Convocation House & Chancellor's Court: seated 100 - reception 100
Blackwell Hall: seated 250 - reception 450
Roof Terrace: reception 100
Blenheim Palace offers a magnificent location for your wedding. Whatever the size and style, our experienced Events Team would love to hear from you.
A masterpiece of 18th century Baroque architecture set in more than 2000 acres of 'Capability' Brown landscaped Parkland and award-winning Formal Gardens, Blenheim Palace provides a magnificent setting for your evening wedding, with a collection of six venue spaces to use for various elements of your event. From the stunning Orangery and Marlborough room for your ceremony to the impressive Great Hall and ornate Long Library for your dinner and drinks receptions, and the Water Terraces for music and dancing, Blenheim Palace makes a perfect location for a wedding of any size and style.
Matching exceptional service to this incredible setting, we have a dedicated team of experienced wedding planners that take great pride in their attention to the finest details ready to help create your dream celebration. Our Events Team will put together a bespoke package to match your needs and ensure that your wedding runs smoothly, living up to your every expectation.
The Great Hall: seated 150 – reception 250
The Saloon: seated 80 – reception 150
The Long Library: seated 300 – reception 500
Marlborough Room: seated 60 – reception 150
The Saatchi Gallery on King's Road by Sloane Square is ideal for both large and more intimate events. They encourage each client to personally choose the specific rooms they wish to hire, but will also guide you based on suitability, there is the option of exclusive or partial hire based on your requirements. The Gallery interiors are modern, simple, and very well proportioned with high ceilings; an ideal blank canvas for production and an elegant setting for all events.
Please call the Venues team on 020 8968 9331 for more information or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Reception: up to 1,500
Dinners: up to 800
Access Times: the venue can be dry hired from anytime.
The Postal Museum
The Postal Museum and Mail Rail is a brand new heritage attraction in Farringdon, London that will provide a unique subterranean event space which includes an immersive underground ride through the 100 year old secret tunnels.
The impressive, industrial blank canvas space has countless inspiring architectural features, including vaulted arches and original exposed brick work. Highly adaptable, the space has capacity for 275 standing and 140 seated and can be used for:
- Dinners, parties and receptions
- Product launches and exhibitions
- Awards ceremonies
- Fashion shows
- Filming and photography
- Business meetings
Additional areas are available for hire within the Postal Museum itself. Perfect for receptions and networking events, the contemporary museum space comes with the added benefit of a private courtyard and the opportunity to include a curator-led museum tour as part of the guests’ experience.
Receptions: up to 275 guests
Dinners: up to 140 guests
Venue hire time: from 6.00pm – 11.00pm (extension available)
Mail Rail ride and private museum tours available
Set in Scotland’s Historic capital, Edinburgh Castle is a part a World Heritage Site, and is a truly spectacular location to hold your event.
Receptions — up to 800 guests
Dinners – up to 120 guests
Access time – from 6pm until 1am
Maximum capacity receptions would be held throughout the castle grounds.
Exceptional events require exceptional spaces, and there's no doubt that this is what the National Museum offers. From small board meetings for 12 to elegant dinners for 850 or a drinks reception for 1200, the newly refurbished National Museum of Scotland caters for it all.
As preferred caterers at the National Museum, we are honoured to have been invited to work in such an iconic building. Whatever your requirements, the Museum is a magnificent space that can suit all budgets and needs.
The ancient home of Scottish kings and queens, Stirling Castle is the perfect place for all types and sizes of events including weddings, receptions and banquets.
Dinners – up to 300 guests
Receptions – up to 400 guests
Access times – from 6pm until 12pm
The castle can accommodate some day time events.
The stunning location of Urquhart Castle, on the shores of Loch Ness in the Great Glen region provides a quite unique venue. The Castle itself houses locations for wedding ceremonies, whilst the Visitor Centre with its terrace overlooking the Castle and the Loch is perfect for corporate and social events.
Wedding ceremonies up to 100 (outdoor locations)
Wedding receptions up to 100 for drinks receptions, up to 75 for a seated dinner & dancing
Corporate Dinners & Private celebrations up to 75