London is city renowned for event venues that provide creative spaces from which to breathe life into corporate meetings and marketing conferences, or lend a unique touch to baby showers and wedding receptions. Not every creative venue in the city is the same though, with some offering more or less of specific themes and feels that lend themselves to specific celebrations and family or corporate get togethers. Below you’ll find a selection of six large creative spaces that will allow you to select from a range of ideas and cool possibilities for your next event, letting you add that something special to your occasion to will make it unforgettable.
Found in the infamous Camden Market, Gabeto is a recently-updated restaurant and bar venue that can bring a really original edge to any type of event. Set over 2 floors, it’s a great venue for those seeking just a private booth but also those wanting to hire out the entire venue for a bigger event. From social occasions like birthdays, Christenings and Christmas parties through to corporate meetings and conferences that want to be remembered, Gabeto has got what it takes to make an event memorable. Its interior design isn’t something you see in any London venue; it’s fun, creative and totally Instagram-worthy.
One venue that certainly has a unique and creative edge is The Postal Museum in Farringdon. The industrial trend is all the rage in the industry of venues and events, and this surpasses expectations. Full of inspiring architectural features like the vaulted arches, The Postal Museum is a seriously cool venue to host events of any types. You can even hire the Mail Rail train to make the occasion even more memorable for you and your guests. This Farringdon venue has seen dinner parties and drinks receptions, product launches and exhibitions, children’s parties and 50th birthday parties – it’s even popular for business meetings and conferences. It really does cover all grounds.
There’s what we call a ‘blank canvas venue’ and then there’s this blank canvas venue. Asylum in Peckham is a beautifully distressed church which provides an impressive backdrop to whatever event you are planning, no matter how you dress it. As a Grade II listed building, the venue itself holds a lot of history. It was bombed in WWII but still provides a wonderfully stunning space to hold celebrations or events, including weddings and parties, but also more corporate hires too. If you are on the hunt for a unique events venue, Asylum Chapel is definitely worth checking out.
One of the more eclectic creative spaces in Marylebone, Carousel has made a name for itself in London by providing something a little out of the ordinary. In fact, as it’s a transformative space, you can take your next event to the level of extraordinary with the right touches. It’s a full featured event space that provides professional lighting throughout, and comfortably hosts everything from weddings to fashion shows and creative meetings. Whether you are interested in a product launch, or prefer something more subdued, the 4,800 square feet of event area here will let you host up to 350 guests in a brilliantly laid out space. Refreshments options are near limitless as well, since the facility is a name in town and has established relationships with a number of vendors.
A versatile blank canvas, The Hellenic Centre is one of Central London’s best creative event venues, and is conveniently located in historic Marylebone. It provides plenty of natural daylight, a balcony area with a lovely white finish, and extremely high ceilings throughout. At more than 2,600 square feet, up to 250 guests can be comfortably attended to, and will enjoy an exceptional day or evening, depending on your event. A wide range of catering options are available too, with each new event transforming the venue into something different. If you are looking for a unique space to leave your mark on, this is the place for you. It’s also just six minutes walk from Baker Street, and only a few more from Bond Street station.