Looking for small party venues? London is full of places that are ideal for this kind of celebration. A small party doesn’t mean less fun – on the contrary! Here at Tagvenue we know that little venues can pack a really big punch! From dainty tearooms to pint-sized pubs, we list hundreds of small party venues in north, south, east and west London. Even better, you can search by area, price or the number of guests, which means finding the perfect small party venue is quicker than ever!
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London is second to none when it comes to the party life in Britain. It’s the home of some of the most iconic nightclubs in the country, like the Ministry of Sound in Southwark. But what if all you want is to chill out with your friends in a private, enclosed space? Maybe you’re trying to organise a small birthday for a friend? Hiring a small party venue is a popular option for many different events and celebrations. Have a look at our shortlist of special occasions that often require a small party space:
Another benefit of small party venues is that they’re very easy to find in all parts of the city. You don’t even need anything special, there are all sorts of spaces that will gladly host your party. Here are some of our favourite examples for spaces suitable for small parties:
Depending on what type of event you want to organise (birthday, family gathering, or dance party), you may need to take a slightly different approach. But if you follow this guide, you should be able to hire a venue and prepare everything you need in advance, so that your party day will be smooth and free of stress.
First thing you have to do is contact the venue of your choice. You can even enquire for multiple spaces so that you won’t have to worry about them not being available at the time you want.
Include all the details such as how many people you want to host, if you want to bring food or alcohol, or if you want to set up some games and decor. The venue manager will be able to clear up what you can do with the venue and help you out if you have any questions.
Then, figure out the invitations. Setting up a facebook event or group is one of the easiest ways to provide your guests with the necessary information and give them a way to RSVP. For a more traditional approach, you can buy some invitation cards and share them with your friends or family.
What’s a party without fun icebreakers and activities? If you want to make your party fun and memorable, you should incorporate games into the agenda. Remember to match the games to how well the guests know each other. Start with icebreaker games if you’re dealing with a newly formed team at the office, and go with something more interesting as the night progresses.
Unless the venue has live music or a DJ - you should make sure to get some music going. Make a playlist on a streaming app like Spotify or Apple Music and let everyone add something they like to the mix. If you’re going for a themed party, you can also find a pre-made playlist with top hits from a certain era or style.
If you want to have some food and drinks, ask the venue about their options. Most party venues will be able to provide you with some sort of catering for your event, but it will often cost extra. Ask them if you can bring your own dishes into the venue or just check this on their venue page.
Of course! What you are looking for is a small party venue. Be sure to check out cafes, studios and function rooms for some great small-sized options. For a Central London venue, expect an average price of £300-£500 per session. (Based on Tagvenue data.)
Yes! There are many venues that will offer you the chance to hire a booth for your group. This is a great option for small parties and doesn’t come at a high cost. You can often find booths for hire at pubs, nightclubs and bars.
Hiring a small party venue can start at around £10 to £40 per person. Minimum spend for a smaller sized venue will be found starting around £50 to £1200 per session. Hire fee per session will range from £50 to £1200. (All data from Tagvenue.)
You can certainly hire a small event space for free if you check out your minimum spend options. Quite popular at bars and pubs, this type of price model simply requires you to spend a pre-agreed amount on food and drink. Make sure your guests know the drill.
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