On the lookout for christening party venues in London, but aren't sure where to start? Don’t worry, Tagvenue has put together a list of the city’s top christening and dedication party venues, from traditional tea rooms and christening halls for hire to contemporary restaurants with private dining areas. When it comes to choosing a venue for your celebration, it’s important to consider your guest list carefully – if you’ve invited more than 10 children, you may want to book a family-friendly venue rather than a fine dining restaurant or a formal banqueting suite. So, what are you waiting for? See how fast it is to book the perfect christening venue in London with Tagvenue.
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Things to consider when hiring a venue for a christening reception or party:
The convenience of the location
Ease of accessibility for the elderly or disabled
The type of venue that would best suit your event
Once you’ve decided to baptise your child, the first step is to talk with your local vicar. You'll need to establish whether a special service has to be arranged or whether your child’s christening will be part of a regular Sunday service. It makes sense to start planning early, no matter if you’re hosting an intimate gathering of your closest friends and family or a large get-together with a formal reception after the christening ceremony.
Venue prices range from £50 per hour up to £150 per hour and the average price is around £100 per hour. If you want to hire a large venue that can fit 100+ people, prices range from £200 per hour up to £400 per hour. (All data from Tagvenue.)
There are many wonderful areas of London where you can host your christening party. With a little research, you can choose the best location for your event, whether it's based on a budget or just your personal preference. One of the most popular districts in London is Knightsbridge. This area is known for its beautiful architecture and upscale dining experiences, as well as its access to some of the best restaurants and hotels in the city. Another great option is Chelsea. This district offers stunning views of both The Thames and The Royal Hospital Chelsea grounds across from it, which makes it perfect for outdoor events. Plus there are plenty of restaurants nearby that offer delicious options at reasonable prices—so no matter what type of food you prefer on your big day (or any other day), there will be something here for everyone! If you're looking for something more spacious, Holborn may be the best choice for hosting a christening party because it has several large venues such as hotels and banqueting halls, where celebrations can take place on a grand scale.
The first thing that is expected is that the venue should be decorated with balloons and streamers in the color of your choice. This can be done in any style you choose, from simple and elegant to extravagant and over-the-top. Whatever you choose, make sure it matches the theme of your party and the venue itself. You may also consider having a cake—and not just any cake! It could be decorated with the baby's name written out in icing on top, or you could have a cake that looks like a christening dress or suit. You can also get creative with the food, perhaps serving baby-shaped sandwiches or cupcakes. Finally, you may have some favours for your guests to take home with them after the party is over—maybe related to religion (like rosaries), or something more general like candy for children and adults alike.
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