Quirky venues for hire in Islington

Below you will find some of the quirkiest offerings on the events scene in the popular Islington area of London; each one completed in its own distinct style and yet suited to a wide range of different occasions.

Little Bat

little bat

Little Bat is a bar and multi-purpose event space that has played host to everything from wedding receptions to Christmas parties. This award-winning bar offers delicious seasonal canapes and bowl foods, ideal for events where guests can mingle and share, as well as a great choice of tempting cocktails. The maximum capacity allows for up to 120 guests to attend, with the nearest transport options, Highbury & Islington and Angel tube stations, being within comfortable walking distance.

London Art House

London Art HouseWith stylistic inspiration from far and wide, London Art House is an aesthetically stunning venue that serves as a wonderful alternative corporate space, regularly hosting the likes of meetings, away days, conferences, seminars and training days, as well as corporate parties that are sure to leave a lasting impression on all who attend. The generous size of the venue allows for up to 625 guests in all, and it’s well served by its close proximity to Angel and Essex Road stations.

Islington Metalworks

islington metalworks

Islington Metalworks has very unique beginnings, being found within the former stables that were used for the horses that pulled trams for London Transport. Now, this fully licenced venue is used as the backdrop for events as varied as fashion shows, club nights, concerts, exhibitions and film shoots, with its playful décor and props adding an instant hit of fun and intrigue to any occasion. The onsite kitchen and catering team are also sure to come in handy.

Born Basement

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By day, Born Basement is a photography studio and agency, but by night, it is able to be transformed to suit a myriad of different needs, depending on the type of event you had in mind. Designed and situated with convenience in mind, the building benefits from a street access loading bay, a lift, and onsite parking outside of the congestion charge zone. Bright and modern inside, it is in many ways a blank canvas that is able to accommodate up to 100 guests.

Big Sky Studios

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Big Sky Studios is a very flexible choice when it comes to the layout and capacity for your event. The two main spaces, Studio 1 and Studio 2, are found on the ground floor and are linked via large double doors. In addition to this, there are a further 5 ancillary areas that are perfectly positioned to function as breakout or prep space should you need it. With a combined floor space of nearly 950 square feet, you can expect to invite as many as 650 guests.