Hawker House is our huge indoor food and drink warehouse in Canada Water. It can fit up to 2,000 people in winter indoors, and 3,000 in th summer months when we open our outside area, aka The Land of Bamboo - a tropical tiki paradise. Hawker House ie th perfect versatile event space for conferences, exhibitions, award ceremonies, product launches, parties and LOADS more. The venue is split across two rooms, meaning you can hire one side of Hawker House for smaller groups of 200 up to much larger whole venue takeovers. The incredible warehouse has 10 brilliant bars 15 street food traders and loads of extra room for you to play around with, including optional pool and beer pong tables. Hawker House is the perfect alternative space for large scale conferences. With 1500 square metres of transformable space, our brilliant Canada Water warehouse provides a unique backdrop for conferences of up to 550 people (theatre style). The venue also has four further breakout spaces for you to play with. The unbeatable operations team at Hawker House are on hand to deliver slick service catering for all of your needs. Choose from delicious street food breakfast and lunch options, cooked by London's best traders. Plus, we believe work hard, play hard and can offer fantastic after party options to round off your conference, complete with DJs and delicious cocktails. Hawker House is a short walk away from Canada Water overground and underground station, and is only a short distance from London Bridge, Borough and Canary Wharf. Whole Venue Exclusive: 3,000 capacity - Two massive rooms, 15 street food traders, 10 bars and free reign of our unique and versatile events warehouse Land of Bamboo: 1,000 capacity - Book your summer event at the Land of Bamboo for outdoor sunshine vibes. Get creative with this flexible space - nothing is off limits Big Room: 800 capacity - Huge hangar-style space, perfect for a range of events including conferences (for up 550), exhibitions and award ceremonies Other Room: 600 capacity- A sprawling versatile space with street food pitches, counter-top dining, your choice of bars and an additional mezzanine level Milk & Honey: 200 capacity - Our mezzanine level cocktail bar is a great break out space for your event, or a cosy option for drink receptions of up to 200 people The Deck: 120 capacity - This additional break out space based on our Big Room mezzanine level gives you great views, pool tables and a private bar 86 Bar: Capacity 50 - Hideaway bar with a secret entrance. Perfect for smaller events of up to 50 people **Venue does not allow consumer ticketed events**
Having previously housed The Wapping Project arts programing, the venue had a 4 million pound investment before being left dorment for several years. Boasting much of the original hydraulic equipment and machinery, the space is bathed in atmospheric pools of natural light, pressure pipes, rusty chains, huge hooks, valves and bare brick walls. The venue is a fantastic space for just about any style of events; Dinners, press days, workshops, car launches, private and corporate parties, the site is ideal for anyone looking for a venue with the added wow factor.
Our state-of-the-art new home in London City Island opens up multiple opportunities for creation, collaboration, commercial activity and engagement. With four large rehearsal studios, our full height fly-tower Production Studio, social spaces and meeting rooms, English National Ballet has a home to be proud of and to grow in. Our home is the cultural anchor in London’s newest neighbourhood, London City Island. A space where we can share practice, generate ideas and create extraordinary experiences for our audiences and partners. We have excellent transport links, served by the Jubilee and DLR lines at Canning Town – 20 minutes from central London and only five minutes from Stratford, where the new Sadler’s Wells, V&A and London College of Fashion are opening. Once Crossrail opens in late 2019 there will be another fast link to Canary Wharf and Stratford. Our new home has been designed by award-winning architects Glenn Howells Architects. At 93,000 square feet, it is four times the size of our previous buildings. These world class facilities will not only fulfil our needs now, but for generations to come, inspiring and developing the dancers, choreographers, costume-makers, musicians, participants and audiences of the future. The Production Studio Capacity: 500 standing 500 theatre 350 dining 250 cabaret The Production Studio is a blank canvas and can be a productive technical theatre space, an engaging conference or training space, and can transform into a magical hospitality space. With a full height fly tower and a stage space to match London's largest theatres, the Production studio offers a technical space in which to rehearse and produce performances. It is incredibly versatile and can also be used as a dining space, presentation and training venue and for showcasing brands and organisations. The Rehearsal Studios Capacity: 200 standing 100 seated We have four large rehearsal studios, 15 x 15 x 5.5m in size, acoustically treated and featuring state of the art harlequin flooring. Our studios are not only world-class rehearsal spaces but also make the perfect space for a variety of events. Highly suitable for workshops, training sessions, a drinks reception, castings, film and photography and a whole range of other hospitality events. Our studios feature dance mirrors and ballet barres on 3-4 walls (which can be covered if requested) speakers, a 55" screen, a piano which is included within the hire, and lots of natural light from the floor to ceiling windows. The Mezzanine Capacity: 175 standing 100 classroom 75 seated 70 cabaret The Mezzanine is a bright, welcoming space situated on the first floor of the English National Ballet's new home on London City Island. The iconic floor to ceiling shuttered windows gives the area lots of natural light throughout the day whilst also remaining a private space. It is highly suitable for workshops, training sessions and can be used together with the Bickle room to bring the capacity up to 200 standing. This Mezzanine also makes a wonderful setting for a drinks reception and is a highly versatile space for a range of hospitality events. The Bickle Room Capacity: 60 standing 30 seated The Bickle Room is a welcoming space situated on the first floor of the English National Ballet's new home on London City Island. This room makes a great breakout space when hired together with the Mezzanine but can also be used on its own for workshops, training sessions and meetings.
Located in the heart of London's Soho, Chotto-Matte is the flagship site in the internationally acclaimed collection of powerhouse event venues. Packed full of vibrancy and colour, Chotto-Matte brings the energy of underground Tokyo to the streets of Soho and delivers an unrivalled culinary experience to guests, serving up high quality Nikkei cuisine and award-winning cocktails. Chotto-Matte has played host to some of London's most exclusive parties, from car launches to wrap parties and screenings. Offering uncompromising versatility across two spacious floors and accommodating between 50 and 400 guests. Semi Private Parties on the Ground Floor available for up 50 seated & 70 standing. Private Hire of Chotto-Matte's 1st Floor available for up to 160 seated & 250 standing.
The National Gallery is one of the most visited and best loved art galleries in the world. The Grade I listed building is nearly 200 years old and a true icon of the capital. With twenty two different event spaces that include both contemporary and historic event venues, available for daytime and evening events, as well as options for outdoor and indoor entertaining, the National Gallery offers an unparalleled amount of choice for corporate events, private parties and wedding receptions for between 2 and 1200 guests. With beautiful picture galleries, a dedicated conference suite and options for late night dancing until 2am, this is a breath taking venue for all occasions, located at the very heart of London just off Trafalgar Square.
The velodrome, with its iconic sweeping roof and the fastest track on the planet made sporting history during London 2012 but this special venue offers more than just cycling. Sure to inspire and impress, it’s also a show stopping base for your next conference, exhibition or meeting.
The building once formed part of the London Gaslight and Coke company. It was badly bomb damaged during the 1940s London Blitz and shortly after demolished and rebuilt in the early 1950s. It later became a textile factory, car park (yes, really!!) and later a theatre rehearsals studio space. It is now a location for filming, photography, launches and events. Features include: Electric blackout blinds, 3 Phase Electrics, Changing and Make up room complete with light-up mirrors, steamer and hanging rails. There are two rooms upstairs for either clients, extras or a green room. The venue has two entrances, one of which is a secret entrance for events and immersive theatre productions. Outside there is a court yard and parking space. It is an ideal place to shoot cars and furniture, with a giant shutter ensuring easy access and loading.
Located at city of London, Cocoon provides multifunctional event spaces for business/corporate events. With advanced AV equipment installed, our event space is ideal for hosting conference, workshop, demo day, exhibition, cocktail reception, fashion catwalk, party, etc. The space can be separated into 2 rooms and accommodate events ranging from 40 to 300 people.
Peckham Springs is a hidden gem in the heart of South London. The venue features two bars, an extensive and fully heated winter garden, a seating space where guests can take advantage of the carefully crafted selection of cocktails, an intimate performance space and an art gallery. The spaces are available for hire separately or as a whole. All spaces are blank canvases which give you the opportunity to make them unique. Our events team will be on hands all along the way from the very beginning until the day of your event to make sure it is one to remember.
WHOLE VENUE The Gallery is the longest running of the Urban Leisure Group venues and there’s a reason it keeps going from strength to strength each year and it’s not just the 101 hand-picked world whiskies. The team at the Gallery have a real passion for delivering outstanding, friendly, welcoming service to everyone of their friends that comes to visit; walking into the split level ground floor bar is just like heading over to a friend’s house for a night of craft beers, popcorn shrimp, truffle Mac ‘n’ cheese, fried chicken and garlic fries! As you enter the Gallery the ground floor bar is overlooked by the cosy 25 seater mezzanine which is a great space for smaller groups but if you’re looking for more of a party you can head straight downstairs to the semi-private basement bar which has space for 80 people standing – a projector for your own stills and films and its own separate music system so you can plug and play your own tunes or get a DJ in for your night. The room is perfect for birthdays, engagements, and smaller company do’s. If you’re a bigger group why not take over the whole venue with space for up to 180 people standing over both floors. You’ll get access to a second projector on the ground floor and could even consider bringing in a DJ or a small band for your night. The Gallery is open until late every night, but we can also extend the licence for you to as late as 2am! Whatever you’re looking for, let us know what’s important to you and we can work with you to make sure your night is a huge success at the Gallery or any of our other 8 venues! GALLERY BASEMENT BAR The basement bar at The Gallery is the perfect space for groups looking for somewhere fun, intimate and very relaxed for the perfect night out. There is space for up to 80 people standing for exclusive use or smaller groups of 40 can share the space together. As you head downstairs you’re greeted by your own bar with a huge selection of world whiskies for those that love their dark spirits, but it’s a full bar selection so no matter whether you want wines, beers or cocktails the team can get the right selection sorted for you. There’s plenty of entertainment too as the room has several old-school board games to keep you laughing and free use of our Classic Super Nintendo console for the Mario Kart tournament of your life (and 20+ other games already built in)! Or you are welcome to make use of the projector to display your own images/footage. Book a DJ or even a small band and we’ll help you get the room set just the way you need it. Great for birthdays, engagements, and corporate events alike there’s plenty to help make your night great at The Gallery including a late licence to 12 or 12:30 on Wednesdays to Saturdays and your own dedicated team to look after you all night! Give the events team a shout for more information on the minimum spend required for your date here or at any of our other 8 sister venues and we’ll be happy to help you create the perfect evening.
Hunter Collective consists of 2,000 square feet open plan space with large, bright windows overlooking the quirky, industrial looking buildings and architecture in Clerkenwell, Farringdon. The studio offers the perfect location for inspiring workshops, corporate functions, conferences, meetings and many many more. We offer catering but feel free to provide your own. We are flexible with budgets.
Our Workshop Space consists of 2,000 sq ft of bright, open space. With floor to ceiling windows looking out over our tranquil, landscaped internal courtyard, this light and airy space is suitable for a range of different classes, workshops, and activities; its sprung wood floor makes it ideal for dance and movement classes. For larger events, take a look at our Event Space or, subject to availability, hire out both of these spaces together.