Bellavita Academy is a bright gallery and a spacious 100sq meters venue, that combines modern art with light and space. Located only 5 minutes away from Tower hill, the space is ideal for corporate conferences, meetings and training sessions. The venue is fully equipped with a brand new kitchen, perfect for team building activities, cooking classes, wine tastings & supper clubs events. Whether you need an entertaining and dynamic team building or a venue for a product's launch or private celebrations, we will host your event properly. We provide additional services that add the extra touch: from breakfast meetings to all-day events, our quality food & drinks will transform your corporate or private receptions into unforgettable events. Our chefs can prepare the best tailor-made solutions, our fine selection of wines spoils you by choice, our sommeliers can support your delegates thoroughly. Enjoy booking with us: throughout the entire process we will provide a single point of contact delivering our highest standard of services.
If you are looking to impress, Morton Society certainly fits the bill. With stunning original decor and impeccable service we have everything on hand to make yours an unforgettable night. The Booze Lab brings you in off the street, from where you are invited down the stairs to discover the dazzling venue below. Friends or family, guests or delegates, clients or suppliers, you can count on us to send them home well-fed, watered and happy.
Situated in the heart of Mayfair, is a state-of- the-art venue showcasing emerging and established talent within the fast-growing contemporary art world. A gallery by day and private events space by night, the venue boasts the perfect setting to impress clients wishing to host events ranging anything from private dinners to evening networking / drinks receptions, immersive events, brand activations, press days and many more. The venue itself is 6,000 Sq./Ft split over two floors, both of which can operate independently. Exclusive hire of the venue allows for up to 420 guests, with a wide range of facilities on site, including a six-metre custom made LED screen, a sixteen thousand watts / 32 speaker audio system, accompanied by showcase track lighting and multiple rigging points throughout the entire venue. There are also two fully equipped onsite kitchens, both with rear loading bay access. With industrial features as well as a versatile layout, is a brilliant backdrop for events of all natures.
Situated on the first floor of a Grade II Listed warehouse in close proximity to London Bridge Station. Available for events, meetings, photoshoots and filming, the space features plush soft furnishings, a cornucopia of plants and period details, and large sash windows. The space will be a talking point for your guests and provides the perfect backdrop for events both corporate and otherwise. In addition to numerous areas of soft seating there is a 14 seat table for business meetings and lunches, a small kitchen and 3 toilets.
Bayswater - Paddington
Ma Dame is an intimate, French- inspired, live music night club & late-night dancing venue in the heart of west London, close to Royal Oak and moments from Hyde Park. With our boutique style furnishings and superb cocktails, customers enjoy a unique ad intimate experience, late into the night! We pride ourselves in offering great service and bespoke packages, tailored for private parties, intimate gigs, corporate VIP after parties, VIP birthdays, engagement parties and much more! We want to create a movement that incorporates fashion, music and art with product launches and branded parties.
Ladbroke Grove, Little Venice
The Molly Anna is an exquisitely maintained 58' wide-beam canal boat with full-length stage, licensed and insured for musical or theatrical performance, product launches, cozy work retreats, events and parties. The Molly Anna is available for canal-side events at a variety of locations along the Grand Union Canal, in West, Central or East London. On a rainy day, 8-10 people comfortably fit inside around our roaring stove. Two-to-three times that many people can lounge above board on a sunny day. We frequently partner with canal-side pubs and other businesses to accommodate larger crowds, allowing people to circulate on and off the boat. In addition to offering a place to perform their work, Bards on Boats employs actors as hosts and tour guides. Contact us to discuss if and how actors' services can complement your event, or if you'd prefer to go with a skipper, whose services are included in the boat rental.
is the latest project by the team behind two of London’s foremost cultural institutions, Oval Space and The Pickle Factory. This space has been designed as a blank canvas, set in an industrial but polished setting. The venue comprises of 3 unique areas, a sprawling, blank canvas main room, a roof terrace with breakout containers, and a brandable cocktail bar event space. The venue also features breakout rooms on the 1st floor. The versatility and multi-faceted nature of is bound to whet the appetite of any ambitious event producer, whether they’re planning a product launch, conference or live music gig. Moreover, the venue can boast to be one of the most environmentally sustainable in the country, with a ban on single-use plastics the first step in ‘Oval Green’ a cross-venue initiative to create spaces that deliver unforgettable experiences minus the carbon emissions. All hires include a projector and screen, sound and lighting packages, chairs, staging, lectern and a dedicated event manager.
Terra Terra is a stylish, authentic Italian Brasserie & Bar, conveniently located at 120 Finchley Road, opposite to Finchley Road station. We offer elegant and modern event spaces suitable for special occasions and private dining. We can accommodate birthday parties, engagements, corporate events and celebrations up to 80 seated guests. Our head chef Massimo Mioli presents his signature events' menu, containing Italian dishes inspired by the traditional food markets of Florence and Bologna. Food is paired with sleek surroundings and cocktails & wine list that celebrates the best of Italian produce.
We are a bar and restaurant based on a flat-share concept, designed to look and feel exactly like being round at somebody's home, located in the heart of Notting Hill off the iconic Portobello Road. Our quirky, homely and vibrant flat is a fully licensed venue with award winning food and drinks on offer alongside a variety of spaces perfect for private and dry hire including birthday parties, dinner parties, corporate parties and team away days, filmings and photoshoots and most other private hire formats! It has two floors available for hire, The Living Room and The Flatmates Den, which can be rented together for full private or dry hire based on your group size and requirements at favourable rates. Based on the award winning pop-up of the same name on Notting Hill Gate which opened 4 years ago, has already hosted the likes of Boy George, Wretch 32. The Fratellis, Duran Duran and many more filming crews, fashion brands and PR agencies for all forms of pop-ups and venue hire events. Looking for something more personal? We've hosted hundreds of wedding receptions, birthday parties, dinner parties, private house parties and just about any other gathering you can think of! Get in touch and we'll be able to provide you with a bespoke quote for your event. *** Please note our venue is not available for Private Hire on Fridays and Saturdays during operating hours unless you have a substantial budget as these are our peak operating hours. On Fridays and Saturdays we usually operate on a minimum spend bases for non-exclusive area bookings. ***
Chalkney Water Meadows is a unique festival and glamping venue just an hour from London in Essex offering delicious hog roasts, pizza ovens, real ale and outdoor team building activities
A sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Petersham Nurseries Covent Garden offers a unique lifestyle destination in the heart of central London. Two restaurants, a delicatessen, florist and lifestyle shop are all united by Floral Court, offering a variety of opportunities to suit any occasion. La Goccia is a vibrant restaurant with an open kitchen, wood fired oven, large grill and dining bar. A section of the restaurant offers semi-private dining for up to 30 guests. This space sits under the kitchen, which keeps the atmosphere vibrant and the backdrop exciting. Guests are invited to choose from one of our set menus. La Goccia Bar which features a hand made iron bar is the perfect venue for a standing reception. The short end of the L Shaped space provides a cosy sofa section which can hold up to 30-35 guests standing. Tucked away from the length of the bar, your guests will be invited to use the bar garden entrance exclusively, so the space feels intimate. For larger parties, full hire of the bar can home a maximum of 70 guests. The bar allows for casual seating, lounging and dancing if desired. We have a wonderful in-house Dj that can play for your party, just let us know and we will put you in touch. Your standing party are invited to dine from our canape menu. La Goccia Bar is adjoining to The Shop, which offers seated dining for up to 70 guests or provides an extension to your standing party. Please see our profile for full details.
Location, is a 2,000 square feet spacious Architect designed minimalist apartment in the heart of London EC1, located near Old Street, Angel and Clerkenwell. Ground floor courtyard garden and design conscious interior. Set over 2 levels, this popular converted warehouse has a contemporary and loft appeal, with interior and exterior patio slab paving stones, exposed brick walls and a mix of modern and retro interiors.The building exterior has a classic London warehouse look with easy access. Together with the fully opening glass doors leading to a patio area, this exciting location is suitable for product launches, filming and photo shoots plus dinners, corporate events, cocktail parties, workshops and screenings. Feel free to inquire 8 am - 8 pm Mon - Sun Tel: + 44 7956 279338 PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT CATER TO PRIVATE PARTIES INCLUDING ANY BIRTHDAY PARTIES FOR MORE THAN 10 PERSONS. THIS IS AN EVENT VENUE FOR BUSINESS RELATED, PRESS, FILMING/PHOTO SHOOTS AND CREATIVE EVENTS ONLY.SOME PRIVATE EVENTS ALLOWED. WE HAVE THE ABILITY TO TAKE BOOKINGS ON SHORT NOTICE AT EXCELLENT RATES. PARKING IS ALSO AVAILABLE.
We are delighted to offer the opportunity to hire Elder Street. Previously, the space has been used for client workshops, networking events, product launches and parties, conferences and private dining. The spaces available for hire include our beautiful vertical garden and courtyard, The Undercroft, The Workshop, Upper Lobby, Canteen and Kitchen.
KITCHEN TABLE The Kitchen Table is a home-inspired kitchen for those round-table meetings that require some hearty, home-cooked food delivered from our restaurant, or created bespoke by a dedicated on-hand chef. Capacity: 10 PRIVATE DINING ROOM The Private Dining Room on the fifth floor is a multi-purpose space with a mid-century finish that is perfect for intimate meetings and exclusive lunches & dinners. Capacity: 8 DRAWING ROOM The Drawing Room on the third floor is an understated lounge-inspired environment with a homely feel that is designed for those meetings where inspiration flows from relaxation. Capacity: 10 BOARDROOMS The spacious, more traditional boardrooms at Mortimer House combine a luxurious interior design and are equipped with all the high-tech amenities you would need for your meeting. Capacity: 8
Newly opened flexible and inspirational state of the art conferencing and event space. We can cater for all types of conferences, meetings and more. From a small space for interviews, therapy sessions and similar to conferences for 220 people or exclusive venue hire for up to 500 people and many combinations in between. Our onsite catering team can provide sit down intimate private dining, large scale buffets and bespoke menus or choose from our range of menus for elegant simplicity.
Uniquely located between London’s Angel, Kings Cross, Clerkenwell & Old Street, Anomalous Space is an Art Deco showroom turned studio and event venue. Situated within a Georgian townhouse it provides a charming and homely alternative to modern spaces. With three distinct rooms available there are options for a wide range of business events, social gatherings and work focused meetings. A_SPACE is a large open plan ground floor event room, set back from the road with accessible entrance, facilities and off street loading, while B_SPACE is a smaller first floor meeting and presentation room. A & B SPACE can be hired separately or combined to enhance the offering and adaptability of events. Additionally there is also C_SPACE, a co-working office with opportunities for short and long term desk hire. Powered by renewable green energy all spaces have a range of seating options, plenty of natural light, super fast broadband ideal for hybrid events and live streaming, integrated audio visual equipment and airplay connectivity throughout. Due to its flexible nature Anomalous Space is perfectly suited to a wide range of events. From workshops, meetings, presentations, training sessions, team building activities and focus groups through to pop up events, product launches, games nights, live broadcasts, photo/video shoots, castings or even for use as a film location or central London production base. The venue’s homely feel makes it the perfect environment for collaboration and creativity. Our experienced studio team is always ready to help in making sure the space matches your requirements, ensuring safety and suitability.
Do you struggle every year to come up with something new to do for your team away day? Particularly if you are split between different offices or some of your team works from home, it can be difficult to find something that will really bring you together. It can be easy to just go for dinner and drinks, after all, there’s nothing that quite gets people talking like a sit-down meal is there? Well, now you can have that experience, mixed with an activity. How? With a cooking class.
It might not be Bake-off, but just look at how much fun those contestants seem to have, even if there is a disaster. It’s the same with a cooking class. You don’t have to be Chef Ramsay, and your instructors definitely won’t be. It’s a class where you can relax, learn, have a laugh, and hopefully, have a meal at the end of it!
Working together as a team during your cooking class, even if you all have separate dishes, is a major part of the experience. Those who know what they’re doing will help those that don’t. Depending on the type of class, you may be in teams of two, all in one group, or working separately to create an amazing dish that you’ll all enjoy. Cooking together isn’t always the easiest of things to do, so it teaches your group the importance of communication, how to transfer knowledge, and how to be understanding when someone makes a mistake. Timing is always crucial when cooking, so the team will learn how to respect other deadlines, and to understand how to stay calm when one curial part takes longer than another.
Learn Something New
Learning a new skill is always fun. Whether you pride yourself on being good in the kitchen or not, everyone will learn something from a cooking class. Starting from the basics, you’ll be taught that cooking really is for everyone. In turn, it can make your team more open to learning new skills at work. After all, if they can create a meal from scratch, then the rest of the team can help them to learn that new software programme!
You Won’t Be Talking About Work
One of the best things about a hiring a cooking class venue in London is that you won’t be talking about work. No one will have the time to start discussing project deadlines, you’ll all be focused on the task at hand. This is what makes an away day truly memorable. It’s a chance to keep the work in the office and spend time with your colleagues doing something fun. It’s a chance for everyone to unwind and get to know each other better. People can act very differently when they’re not in an office environment and when you’re talking about cooking instead of work, new friendships can easily form.
When you attend a cooking class, everyone is the same. Everyone listens to the instructors, and everyone has their part to play. Your boss isn’t your boss anymore when you are both peeling potatoes. Taking away the hierarchy enables new bonds to form that will stay when you return to the office. You can talk about your lives outside of work and it’s a chance for all of the team members to be on equal footing – something that doesn’t happen very often in any corporation.
It Includes Everyone
Let’s face it, a lot of us hate the mention of a team building exercise. They’re usually either outdoor activities, encourage competitiveness, or are an excuse to talk about work even more than usual. With a cooking class, everyone can get involved. From the new intern, to the few people that have been at the company for 30 years, a cooking class doesn’t discriminate on age or gender. Everyone will be willing to take part and try something new as it’s a relaxed and welcoming environment. There are likely going to be some people that you don’t see very often during your working day. Whether they are in another office, work part-time, or work remotely, a cooking class is something that no one is going to be apprehensive about joining.
You Eat Together
What bonds a group of people together more than eating a meal together? When you’ve made it yourself, it’s even stronger. Being able to sit down together as a group over the food that you’ve prepared together is really something special. You’ll all already be nice and relaxed, and you can take the time to congratulate yourself and each other on a job well done. Get the conversation flowing and make sure it stays away from all work topics and you’re sure to have a team building day to remember.
When are you having the cooking class? Are you going for brunch, lunch, or a full evening meal? You need to make sure you know how much food everyone will be getting before booking!
Think about allergies. It’s likely that someone on your team will have an allergy, so make sure you and the instructors are aware of this in advance.
Don’t stop the party. While a cooking class is great, you want to continue that feeling on for the rest of the day/night. Get everyone together and head to the local bar afterwards so the conversation and goodwill doesn’t stop.
Take a photograph. A group photo is essential at any team building event!
Cooking classes have really become a popular team building activity for a range of businesses. No group is too big or too small, you can find a cooking class venue in London for any size of group. Just remember that it’s meant to be fun, and while food is a serious thing, you don’t need to take the day too seriously. A cooking class isn’t a competition, but a time for everyone to relax and learn a new and exciting skill together.
You can easily find cooking class venues by using the Canvas search function. Canvas is a venue-finding platform for spaces in London, with the most advanced and detailed search function on the market. Whatever you need to specify for your event, you’ll be able to find it through Canvas. If you’re looking for a cooking class, all you need to do is select “Cooking Class” under “What type of event?” and you’ll have a list of both the venues that offer cooking classes and spaces where you can host your own.
When you’re looking for a cooking class venue in London, it’s useful to know how many guests you would like to invite and what kind of equipment you’ll need. If you’re preparing cooked ingredients, you’ll just need counterspace and utensils. However, if you’ll be cooking fresh ingredients, you’ll need enough hobs, grills or ovens to make sure it all gets cooked. A good way around this is to pair your guests up or get them to work in teams, so you won’t need one stove per person. You can also rotate through different stages of the meal, so only one group is using the hob at any time
If you’re looking to impress your date, look no further than a cooking class in London. You’ll both come away with a new skill, and you’ll be able to impress your partner with your amazing cooking on your next date. Most cooking classes are in small intimate groups, so you can meet other couples as you’re cooking up a storm.
clients to an event or activity to help break the ice. Cooking classes are perfect – you can split into pairs or teams, and if you’re feeling competitive you can organise a blind tasting to see who makes the best meal. If you want to forge new relationships, try breaking up the clients between your team members so everyone works with somebody new. They’ll appreciate the effort – it’s not an event they’ll be forgetting in a hurry!