As one of the world’s most well-known cosmopolitan cities, London is a cultural melting pot home to some incredible people, architecture, landmarks and, on top of all this, spectacular event venues for hire. To kick off your journey to planning the perfect event, we’ve curated the ultimate guide to our top 10 event venues in London for hire!
Your Ultimate Guide To Event Venues In London
In the decade of planning a range of events with our photo booth hire in London, we’ve seen it all, especially when it comes to the choice of location. From networking events, corporate events in London to weddings and bar-mitzvahs, all the way down to smaller, more intimate events, we’ve journeyed throughout London over the years and seen some truly unique venues; and we’ve decided to showcase the best of the best in a one-stop guide for you.
Ready to take a tour of your next venue? Take a look at some of these 10 showstopping event venues in London available to hire:
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1. Soane Hall, One Marylebone
Complete with a stunning 27ft high mosaic ceiling and beautiful stained glass windows, this Grade I listed former church boasts a huge main hall, landscaped garden and ‘The Galleries’ upstairs for hire.
Soane Hall has a grand capacity of up to 500 people (or 400 people for dining) and is an excellent choice for weddings, exhibitions and conferences or large, corporate events. Soane Hall is in itself a standalone island oasis in the heart of Fitzrovia in London, just a short walk away from Euston Station.
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2. The Galleries, One Marylebone
Just upstairs in One Marylebone, ‘The Galleries’ can be hired alongside the main hall or as a standalone space for weddings and receptions. The beautifully elegant re-design and natural feel to this space have caught the eye of many high-profile clients within the beauty and fashion instruct, including Vogue. This dream space is perfect for a smaller, intimate event dinner (for up to 100 people) or reception of around 300.
One Marylebone is a great example of the versatility of the spaces in large event venues in London. Our photobooth in London can be hired for your special event and works incredibly well at large event venues.
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3. The Design Museum, Kensington High Street
As one of London’s most sought-after events due to its sensational views over Holland Park, The Design Museum has seven event spaces within its iconic, contemporary building: its newest space for hire, The Plaza, an outdoor space with a capacity of up to 100 guests standing. We can envisage this space being absolutely perfect for receptions and networking events this summer season.
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4. Tiki Hut at Sugar Cane, Clapham Junction
The Tiki Hut at Sugar Cane runs a range of exciting events throughout the month, from silent discos to cocktail masterclasses and areas to hire for smaller parties. They also have a huge selection of rums, beer and spirits from all over the world to enjoy on the night!
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5. The Boudoir Bar at Bar Soho
You can find the Parisian-themed Boudoir Bar nestled on the first floor of Bar Soho, which was modelled on the aesthetic of a one-bedroom apartment and has been a real crowd-pleaser in the past. The room holds up to 100 people with its own bar inside, ideal for smaller and more intimate group settings such as birthday parties, engagement events and other celebrations.
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6. 1901 at Andaz London Hotel, Liverpool Street Station
An inspiring original stained glass dome room towers above this Grade II listed ballroom, which was previously the setting for the Great Eastern Hotel’s original ballroom. This is a gorgeous classic space that your guests will certainly appreciate, whether you’re looking for the ideal charity event venue hire in London, hosting a gala dinner, wedding reception, or even a fashion show.
1901 at Andaz London Hotel accommodates between 80 to 120 seated guests with in-house catering also available.
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7. Amber Lakes, West Of London
Located in the West of London, approximately ten minutes from Heathrow Airport, Amber Lakes is an incredibly unique 450-acre nature retreat just 45 minutes from Central London by car or train. Featuring 120 acres of fishing lakes within a beautiful, private nature reserve, this events venue boasts stunning views of the surrounding lakes within a Scandinavian-style lodge. This venue is a relaxing oasis for corporate away days, conferences and summer events, and, more impressively, all events include the use of the Amber Lakes fishing boat with a captain and fishing equipment!
The Lodge itself can accommodate up to 250 attendees standing and 140 seated. Visit their website for more enquiries.
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8. Q Shoreditch
Luxury pool tables, a Casino Lounge, and a futuristic club room in the heart of Shoreditch? Look no further than Q Shoreditch to experience Vegas without catching a flight out of the city.
Q Shoreditch offers three all-inclusive immersive experiences set over two floors, from their decked-out Lounge (well suited for up to 220 people), to their VIP room (with a capacity of up to 60 people) and Club (featuring four American pool tables, 5 activity gaming tables and a capacity of up to 260 guests).
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9. Cocktail Cabinet at Dirty Martini Monument
Housing an exclusive atmospheric area complete with its own private bar, in-house kitchen and chef, the Cocktail Cabinet at Monument’s Dirty Martini is the perfect choice for networking, client entertainment, cocktail-making classes or corporate nights out. The area is recommended for up to 120 people and is a hidden gem in the city.
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10. De Vere Connaught Rooms, Covent Gardens
Within this spectacular Grade II listed building, which previously underwent an incredible £7million transformation, you can find a range of beautifully designed rooms. The re-design elegantly showcases ornate wood-panelling and eye-catching chandeliers throughout.
If you’re looking for large event venues in London, look no further than the Connaught Rooms; the conference facilities can host up to 3600+ guests! If you’re hosting a gala dinner, the adjacent room can accommodate 850 for dinner and 1,400 for a reception or networking event.
Find out more about hiring one of their rooms on their website.
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Want Exciting Entertainment At Your Next Event?
Our goal with our photo booth hire in London is to provide each of our guests with an opportunity to take a souvenir home from an already memorable night. The photos taken during the event will be provided to you for a digital keepsake as well.
If you need help planning the perfect event, The Big Collective is here to help and can provide bespoke entertainment at any of the above venues listed to suit your needs. Our services are incredibly versatile, from candy floss machines, virtual reality pods, or our digital graffiti wall in London can be provided at any of the event venues listed above.