Ravens Ait is a private, secluded and surprising 2 acre island, nestled in the Thames and providing beautiful views over the gardens at Hampton Court Palace. Accessible only by boat (unless you want to swim, of course – something we really don’t recommend), your guests will be welcomed to the island by friendly, professional staff, […]
Tips for finding the most suitable conference venues
It is really important when looking for a conference venue that you make sure that it can fulfil all of your criteria. Today there are so many venues to choose from that is very easy to get totally bemused with the huge variety of venues. Should you play it safe and use a hotel or meeting venue that you have used before, so know what to expect from the venue, or should you be a bit more adventurous and try one of the many more unusual and unique venues that are now available.
The choice is endless – there are completely dry hire venues where you can do your own set-up and make it totally yours, there are art galleries and studios which tend to work for more creative meetings and conferences and there are historic and fascinating venues, boats, museums and the like.
It can be difficult to know where to start, once you have made your mind up that you are going to try something different. This is where Venues for London can help. We have an extensive portfolio of unique and unusual venues in addition to the more typical venues and we understand which venue works best for which type of event. Contact us now and we will be very happy to help and advise.
The Westminster Boating Base is a truly stunning events venue, perched on the Thames in Central London. If you’re looking for a venue with a city view, there are few better than this – as the main function room has floor to ceiling glass windows with panoramic views of London’s iconic Battersea Power Station and […]
Booking a meeting room, conference centre or wedding venue at the last minute can be an extraordinarily tedious experience. You’ll find that in the space of a few hours, you’ll have given so many people so many different details, asked the same questions over and over again only to receive dissimilar answers, and by the […]
There are very few venues in London with the wow factor, novelty, exclusivity and grandeur that our beloved Natural History Museum has to offer. Thousands of visitors pass through its doors each week, but after dark, the building takes on a magical atmosphere and provides a ready-made space for wining, dining and entertainment. There are […]
Battersea Evolution is one of London’s largest events venues, and provides a fantastic blank canvas for any and all kinds of functions. Exhibitions, dinner dances, award ceremonies and conferences are all regular bookings at this highly versatile place, with companies also frequenting this venue for product launches – due to the sheer size of the […]
The Light Bar was designed by Phillipe Starck, and is now world-famous for its minimalist contemporary design, fantastic cocktails and clever use of atmospheric lighting that creates a truly unusual space. Available for private events but usually open to the public, this eclectic drinkerie uses light as its focal point – so much so that […]
There is so much to think about when searching for a venue. Space, flexibility, facilities, equipment, catering – the list seems endless, and is also far too long to simply type into a Google search to achieve an instant solution. Venues for London understand the frustration involved in phoning numerous venues, asking the same questions […]
Events at the ICA – fully equipped theatre, and two small private screening rooms – perfect for corporate events!
The ICA is one of London’s most reputable venues for corporate events, and houses fantastic facilities for conferencing, receptions, meetings and private screenings. There are two fully-equipped, small and perfectly formed cinema spaces here, one holding 85 people and the other 185. Traditional in design yet contemporary in thinking, The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) […]
Fantastic purpose-built London corporate venue, for conferencing, product launches, exhibitions and seminars.
Congress Hall is one of London’s most reputable corporate venues, and we at Venues for London are proud to say that we can get fantastic hire rates, package deals and special offers at this highly sought-after corporate venue. The main events space here, The Hall, has seen world-famous brands and household names host events for […]
Theatre is at the heart of British culture, and all theatre venues have a charm and character of their very own. Whether they are contemporary, traditional, ancient or progressive, a theatre is always a familiar environment and a fantastic place to host corporate events. Firstly, they are designed to give a sense of occasion. From […]