Venue Reviews

9 awesome London Bridge venues that will inspire you

The bustling London Bridge area spans the divide between the historic City of London and the more relaxed Bankside. A commuter hub, this stretch of the Thames’ southern bank between the London and Tower bridges is home to City Hall, HMS Belfast and one of Europe’s tallest skyscrapers, the Shard. Planning to host an event …

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It’s no surprise then that this historic venue in the heart of the city is a favourite among top wedding bloggers.

Stationers’ Hall: immerse your guests in London history

Right by St Paul’s Cathedral, Stationers’ Hall is one of the few Livery Halls remaining in London. Built in 1673, after the original hall was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666, this Grade I listed building is steeped in London history. It’s no surprise then that this historic venue in the heart of the …

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Bluebird is a west London drinking and dining institution

The best venues for hire in Chelsea, London

Fine dining, high-end boutiques and stylish art galleries make affluent Chelsea a favourite among fashionistas and celebrities. Putting on your own event in SW3? This upmarket riverside neighbourhood boasts a wealth of fantastic venues for hire, from splurge-worthy Michelin-starred restaurants to the world-famous Saatchi Gallery, just off Sloane Square. Need a little inspiration? Here are …

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Skylon is a stylish Covent Garden events venue.

Quick guide to venues for hire in Covent Garden, London

One of London’s must-see destinations, Covent Garden is known for its bustling marketplace and winding side streets lined with cheese shops, theatres, museums and cafes. Looking to host your own event in this unyieldingly charming neighbourhood? From the London Transport Museum to grand Somerset House, Covent Garden has some of the city’s best venues for …

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Pop Brixton: the cool urban space at the heart of Brixton’s revival

Pop Brixton: the cool urban space in the heart of south London’s melting pot

Over the last six years, a new entrepreneurial spirit and a sense of local pride have seen Brixton undergo an exciting transformation. The neighbourhood now has one of the UK’s hottest food scenes, with Pop Brixton, a cool shipping-container food and events space, leading the way. Read on to learn more about its runaway success, …

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Since its opening in 2008, the Mosaic Rooms has showcased the work of Antony Gormley, Raja Shehadeh, Hanaa Malallah, Mahmoud Darwish and Mona Saudi, as well as emerging artistic voices.

The Mosaic Rooms: A vibrant cultural space celebrating daring and creativity

A post-apocalyptic Palestinian supper club embracing lab-engineered gastronomy. A film screening examining the role played by social media during the Arab uprisings. An exhibition exploring how archaeology is used to justify territorial claims in the Middle East. These are just some of the ways The Mosaic Rooms is presenting new thinking and diverse voices from …

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Thoughtful design elements, like a whiteboard wall that encourages collaboration, and glass walls that keep the mind awake during brainstorming sessions and meetings, make for an agile work environment where people have more choices, more control and more opportunities to connect.

Impact Hub: how a cutting-edge events space is sparking innovation

Where do you meet when you’re bored of the boardroom? How about a hanging innovation cube with writeable glass walls for brainstorming, and Fairtrade refreshments that’ll make you feel as good as they taste? Read on to find out more about Impact Hub King’s Cross, the multi-use innovation space that’s shaking up the way people …

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One of Britain’s most eccentric museums, the Cinema Museum is set in an archaic Victorian warehouse within a Lambeth NHS complex.

Cinema Museum: A movie lover’s shrine to the big screen

In the early 50s, cinephile Ronald Grant was an apprentice projectionist in Aberdeen. Later, he moved to London to work for the British Film Institute and the Brixton Ritzy, but a fortuitous trip back to his home city saw him save sets of beautiful lobby cards that had been marked for the dumpster. With the closure …

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These central London gallery spaces are also available for exhibition hire.

Mall Galleries: Bold exhibition spaces in an iconic location

Pelé is football’s greatest legend, and in June 2016 Mall Galleries tell his incredible story through never-before-seen sports memorabilia. The exhibition covers Pelé’s entire career, from his signing in 1956 at the age of 15, right through to his humanitarian work and him being named Santos FC’s Lifetime Global Ambassador in 2014. For the first …

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The Crystal is London’s most technologically advanced and sustainable events space.

The Crystal: Give your event a green makeover

A beacon of sustainability, the Crystal is one of the world’s greenest buildings. Opened by Siemens in 2012 as an international hub for debate on sustainable living and development, the Crystal is home to the world’s largest exhibition on the future of cities. The building Award-winning architects Wilkinson Eyre designed the innovative building, which draws …

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Situated in the heart of Westminster, Broadway House is a prestigious Edwardian-style conference venue with a distinctly modern feel.

Broadway House: Meet in the heart of Westminster

On an unseasonally chilly day this April, Broadway House welcomed London Marathon participants who were running in aid of Sparks, a charity that raises money for pioneering children’s medical research. Hot beverages and free massages were a hit at the post-race reception, which was a place for runners to celebrate amongst friends and family. And …

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Britain invented the cartoon: the Cartoon Museum celebrates it

Britain invented the cartoon: the Cartoon Museum celebrates it

The Walking Dead broke viewing records in the US when it was adapted into a hit TV series in 2010, according to Nielsen ratings. Charlie Adlard, the British artist behind the internationally successful zombie drama, says his obsession with drawing goes back to 1972, when his day began buying him Marvel comics. But the UK’s …

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Laban Building: ‘the coolest piece of architecture in the capital’

With big-name clients like Selfridges, Unilever and the BBC hosting events here, the landmark Laban Building in the heart of south-east London is guaranteed to get your guests talking. Designed by Herzog & de Meuron of Tate Modern fame, and winner of the Stirling Prize for Architecture in 2003, this world-leading contemporary dance training centre …

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