No. 4 Hamilton Place is an Edwardian townhouse in London’s Mayfair, available for hire for weddings, conferences, private dining, drinks receptions and parties. The venue is a Grade II listed building featuring nine versatile event spaces and an attractive outdoor terrace with views over Hyde Park. Once home to the Duke of Wellington, No. 4 Hamilton Place is an impressive, luxurious building with regal décor and traditional Edwardian features including a grand sweeping staircase. Our conference room is well-equipped with full audio-visual facilities and capacity for up to 250 delegates in theatre style, convenient travel links in, out and around the city and renowned high-quality catering provided by our exclusive partner, Blue Strawberry. We have a range of meeting rooms available for hire for groups of differing sizes whether you’re hosting an AGM or a small training session. Each is filled with natural light to keep your guests feeling awake and productive, with a team on-hand to provide any A/V support or refreshments. No. 4 Hamilton Place is also a popular venue for weddings and private events with a license for civil ceremonies and elegant range of ornate rooms suitable for celebrations of all size.
The Royal Foundation of St Katharine is a unique venue located in East London, in walking distance from Canary Wharf and with great transport links to the City of London financial centre. We have a range of facilities, which includes 9 beautiful meeting rooms for groups from 2 – 70 in number and the Yurt Cafe in our Precinct. Our meeting rooms vary in style from the listed Georgian house, to the modern and contemporary rooms refurbished in 2019. Many of our meeting rooms have natural light, and look onto our beautiful garden. High speed unlimited WiFi is available free of charge throughout and we provide complimentary AV equipment to suit each groups conference or meeting requirements. We can organise and host celebration dinners and special events such as wedding receptions, birthdays and garden parties. With such unusual and beautiful buildings and grounds we are an ideal filming location for productions of any size. Home cooked and freshly prepared every day, all of our food is made on site. We provide appetising and wholesome food for all our meeting and conference guests, with every effort to provide fair trade produce where possible. THE YURT CAFE Run by The Royal Foundation of St Katharine our Yurt is a beautiful and unique space for receptions, parties, dinners, networking events, talks & seminars within 5 minutes of Bank and Canary Wharf. We have a expert team of chefs who can provide catering for all occasions. Available for hire in the evenings from 6pm.
Discover 93 Feet East, a one-of-a-kind, unconventional, and flexible venue nestled in the heart of East London's vibrant creative hub, Brick Lane. Our delightful establishment boasts six unique event spaces that cater to all your private or corporate event needs. Our dedicated in-house events team brings a wealth of experience and expertise, ensuring a seamless and comprehensive solution for your special occasion. Inside, you'll find two generously-sized spaces, complemented by an expansive open-air courtyard and terrace. For a more intimate gathering, we also offer a selection of charming 'boutique' rooms. At 93 Feet East, we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable experience filled with creativity and top-notch service that you and your guests will cherish, leaving you with nothing but fond memories.
Westminster’s all day pub is situated conveniently in the heart of Trafalgar Square and on Whitehall, with various transport links. It provides a vibrant and fresh social hub, which blends the old and new seamlessly. Walkers of Whitehall retains its character by integrating the original vaulted basement ceilings from its former life as a bank marrying them into a modern offering of elegant banquette seating, open theatre-style kitchen and impressive lighting & decor. Choose from the main bar area, the Trafalgar room and the old bank vault for your event.
About Us Located in the heart of Homerton (East London), Hatch is a truly unique venue. The 1950's building was once a print factory loading bay, now converted into an industrial-style event space. With its rich history as a clothes market, illegal nightclub, and boxing gym, Hatch is a characterful hidden gem renowned for its homely feel. As part of East London’s scene, we are a sustainable and independently run space. Facilities & Capacity The venue features an impressive entrance constructed from mismatched salvaged windows and doors, full ceiling height of over 5.5m, two mezzanine areas, a bar and kitchen. The warehouse-style space is decorated with a mix of vintage and mid-century furniture that contributes to its retro-charm. While there is ample space for a seated meal (50-52 ppl approx.), the venue maintains an intimate feel (standing capacity of approx. 60 ppl). The abundant plant life contrasts perfectly against the white painted brick walls, adding to Hatch´s quirky atmosphere. Located right next to Homerton Station, Hatch hosts beautiful day/evening weddings, product launches, pop-up dinners, birthday parties, film and photo shoots, networking events, live music, and more. – Equipped with microphones, a projector, vinyl decks, and a sound system, our versatile venue can accommodate it all! Services offered Our dedicated team at Hatch would love to help bring your vision to life. We offer a variety of flexible options around dry/wet hire, and food catering. We have partnered with some amazing professionals such as Laura Paine, Cocotte Catering, Millfield Store, whose food is an experience on its own right; a local florist - My Posy Neighbour, known for their eye-catchy decors focused on sustainability. Interested in booking? Drop us a message!
Railway Arch conversion. The space has two entrances and DDA compliant. This is a perfect space for those who require space to build their event. Easy access from the main road. This space is full of character and has plenty ventilation and lighting.
Big Penny Social in Blackhorse Lane incorporates the UK’s largest beer hall, flexible event space, and a huge sunny beer garden with a total capacity of over 1,400 people. We are an incredibly versatile space and are well suited to many event types, from conferences and exhibitions, to summer or Christmas parties and away days to filming, markets, pop-up shops, product launches, press launches, gigs, weddings and everything in between! We are a collaborative team here and work with each of our clients to create tailored and memorable events. Situated a 5 minute walk from Blackhorse Road Station on the Victoria line and Overground, Big Penny Social is easily reachable from central London. Not only are we just 20 minutes from Kings Cross, we are also one train from London Liverpool Street, which goes directly to nearby St James Street Station, passing through Bethnal Green and Hackney. We are also well connected by bus, being on the routes to Stratford, Wood Green and Chingford. We are also a fully accessible venue, with step free access across all three of our public spaces. We also have brilliant tech and AV equipment included within the hire of our spaces, from radio mics to our 16ft projector or LED screen.
The Den - 300 pax standing / 120 pax theater / 60 pax cabaret - conferences, breakfast meetings, drinks reception, corporate parties, product launch, screenings, Summer & Christmas parties The Boardroom - Stylish 16 pax meeting room The Black room - 8 pax meeting room
After the success of Brat x Climpson’s Arch, we are delighted to extend our summer residency and now have a permanent spot at Climpson’s Arch. Sister to Brat Shoreditch which holds a Michelin star, Brat x Climpson’s was voted in the top 50 best restaurants in the world. We are a wood fired restaurant located under an arch next to London Fields. Along with our large, covered courtyard we have an inside dining space and a long bar area. The Courtyard is covered with a marquee structure which provides a roof and insulation for the unpredictable British weather with open kitchens in both the outside area and inside dining room. Private hire hours... Monday-Friday: Lunch time hire Monday-Tuesday: Dinner hire Large party (max 20 guests)... Wednesday-Friday: 5pm, 6pm, 9pm Saturday/Sunday: 12pm, 6pm
The Hurlingham Club is a green oasis of tradition and international renown bordering the River Thames in Fulham in 42 acres of magnificent grounds. Recognised throughout the world as one of Britain’s greatest private members’ clubs, it retains quintessential English traditions and heritage, while providing modern facilities and services for all of its guests. Whether you are looking to host an intimate event or a glamorous gala dinner for up to 1,200 guests, The Hurlingham Club is well practiced in hosting events for a huge variety of clients including conferences, charity balls, summer parties, corporate events, weddings, social events and more.
A much-loved museum in the London Borough of Southwark, celebrating the story of the building of the Thames Tunnel – the first tunnel under a navigable river anywhere in the world. The Museum displays are housed within the engine house, a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The adjacent 15-meter deep tunnel shaft is Grade II* listed and is available for fashion shows, film shoots and commercials. Make your Event an unforgettable experience with fire pits and artisan drinks in our beautiful Rooftop Garden! We have worked with Midnight Apothecary to create some catering packages, please get in touch for prices. The drinks menu is seasonal and constantly evolving. Inspired by and created from plants grown in our garden or foraged close by, the house-made infusions create an aromatic and bitter forward menu high on organic and local, low on refined sugar.
Little Kyoto is the perfect venue for informal or unusual events focused on great food, good drinks, and unforgettable experiences We have two bars, a varied seasonal street food offering, and a wide range of seating areas and breakout spaces including our Blossom Igloos and Ryokan Cabins. We also offer activities and games, including arcade games, table tennis, and our photobooth - something for everyone, and ideal for team building
Studio Z Brixton is a 2,000 sq ft unique railway arch multi-purpose Events Space and Photography Studio. It also comprises a fully equipped professional Kitchen. Located in South London's vibrant Brixton, we are just a few minutes walk from Brixton underground / train stations and within easy access to Central London. Studio Z spans two interlinked spaces. The first is an exposed brick high ceiling 50ft x 25ft “blank canvas” space with a standing capacity for 160 guests and seating capacity for 90 guests. This space is a popular option for those wishing to host a wide range of corporate and private events from company receptions & conferences, product launches, exhibitions, film screenings, press events and workshops to wedding receptions, private dining, supper clubs and birthdays parties. With beautiful exposed Victorian brickwork, natural daylight, blackout options and fantastic acoustics, this space also lends itself perfectly for use as a film and photography studio or as a rehearsal and performance space for theatre plays and music performances. The second unit comprises a lounge which can be used as an office space and features a large fully equipped state-of-the-art kitchen perfect for catering your next event. This space leads onto a private outdoor terrace and contains newly refurbished toilet facilities. Our venue is available for wet or dry hire with an almost endless list of options to accommodate your every need. We can arrange on-site catering, assist with venue decorations, provide bar and security staff, organise live music / DJ, lighting and audio visual equipment. We look forward to hearing from you!
Neverland has had a winter makeover- replacing the beach with a magical forest, adding a bavarian style beer tent, and swapping the beach club for a cosy Ski Chalet! From October - February Winterland is the perfect venue for memorable festive events for up to 480 guests Taking inspiration from the slopes of the Alps, Winterland will transport guests to a cosy winter playground. This winter we will be serving warming street food buffets with festive pizzas, sweet treats, and marhsmallows for toasting on the forest fire pit. Alongside the two bars and cosy seating areas Winterland also has a photobooth that can be branded and personalised, screens, mics, resident DJs to play into the night, and for those more playful Alpine explorers, beer pong, arcade games, table tennis and more can be found within Fulham’s very own ski resort. The full venue can be hired for Christmas parties, Festive Lunches, or unique seasonal themed away-days, conferences, training sessions or end-of-year meetings. Whilst the forest is a beautiful part of the venue, Winterland is over 70% indoors and completely heated- so safe and cosy from the unpredictable weather! Speak to us about your additional AV and staging needs, and the amazing entertainers we work with including close up magicians, cirucs style performers, mixologists and more. We can't wait to celebrate with you this winter!
The Old Baths of Hackney Wick were built in 1934 to provide washing facilities, laundry and community space to the poor population living in the area. Now under the name The Bath House, the space runs as a non for profit community building with artist studios, event spaces, gallery and cafe. With many spaces inside, we can cator to so many different types of events. Below is a list of the rooms and how they can be used: The Hall: 300cap Music Events Workshops Weddings Birthday Party's Yoga Movement Classes Exhibitions Cinema Screenings Audio Visual displays The Cafe/Lounge: Music jams Smaller workshops A place to eat and drink Relax Civic Classroom: 50cap Workshops Movement Classes Educational Classes Screenings Yoga Sound Baths Birthday Party's Art classes Acting as a hub for the surrounding community and beyond, The Baths is open to all personal and creative endeavors that will ultimately bring the community together. If you'd like to hold an event with us, we'd love to have you! -----
The sun is out, and the first thing that springs into anyone’s mind is a BBQ. A great excuse to get outside, meet up with friends, and enjoy good food and ice-cold drinks in the sunshine. Whether you’re hosting a BBQ for your work or for friends and family, there are a few dos and don’ts that you need to keep in mind to make sure that everyone has a good time. We’ve put together this handy list, so that you won’t forget a thing.
No one likes to think of their summer BBQ being called off because of the weather, but let’s be honest, everyone is going to be happy whether they are inside or out – so long as there is plenty off food. Ensuring that you have adequate space to fit everyone inside is essential; no one wants to be cramped together in the event of a downpour. Luckily, most venues with an outdoor area also have a good-sized indoor alternative. This is one of the benefits to hiring somewhere over hosting a party at your own house.
If your BBQ is for a corporate team, or a very large group, hiring a venue is definitely going to be something you should consider. One thing you can’t do however, is leave it until you confirm the weather forecast for your date. While there are a number of BBQ venues for hire in London, they all get snapped up pretty quickly, so you need to plan in advance. This way you have time to view them, decide if you are self-catering or not, and plan any other entertainment you might want on the day.
If you are catering yourself, it’s important that you prep as much as you can beforehand. This leaves you with plenty of time to actually talk to your guests and to get cooking. You always have less time than you think you do and spending the full day in the kitchen frantically prepping is no way to enjoy a BBQ party – particularly if everyone else is outside enjoying the sunshine. Have a list of everything that you can do the day and night before, with boxes that are clearly labelled for ease.
There is nothing worse at a party that revolves around cooking and eating food than not having enough to go around. Carefully manage who is coming and have extra ready in the freezer for a quick defrost if it looks like people are eating more than you bargained for. Particularly if people have a few drinks, they tend to eat more than usual, so you can’t just cater for a small portion each. Certain things might also be very popular, so it’s great to have extra things such as chicken skewers that people always go back for.
You don’t have to do everything when it comes to catering. Asking guests to bring along side dishes and desserts will ensure that there is plenty of variety for people to eat. Coming up with all these extras by yourself is time-consuming and expensive, particularly if you add in all I think the sweet treats on top of it! No one will mind contributing something, and if you have a list in advance of what everyone is bringing, you can then fill in any gaps in the menu with your own creations.
Having a BBQ and forgetting about the couple of vegetarian friends that you invited is a huge faux pas. While many people will bring their own food to be cooked if they have particular requirements, it’s still a good idea to ask beforehand. This way you can have food ready for them, as well as desserts and side dishes that they can happily tuck into. Everyone is sure to be very grateful for you doing this, especially when they have a certain allergy that limits what they can eat. No one wants there to be any hungry guests!
Do Have Music
Having some speakers playing music at all times is a must. Whether it’s something relaxing, or a few more upbeat tunes as the evening wears on, having that in the background relaxes people and gets them chatting. There’s no such thing as an awkward silence when there’s music involved. Pick your tunes carefully and have them arranged on a playlist beforehand that you can easily turn on. It’s important that you test your speakers beforehand. No one needs a tech malfunction while the burgers are cooking. They need to be loud enough that the whole area can hear, without deafening anyone.
Don’t Forget to Have Fun
Yes, you’re the host, and you’ve organised the whole day. Maybe you’re also in charge of all of the cooking, and you want to make sure that everyone’s glass is topped up. More important than all of this however, is that you relax and enjoy yourself. If you’re tense, your guests will notice, and it will affect them as well. Once everyone has turned up and the food is on, your job is done and it’s time to enjoy and appreciate what an awesome party you’ve managed to put together.
Whether the weather holds, or you’re faced with a downpour, a BBQ is never a dull event. Keeping it casual and relaxed is the key to its success. After all, no one can eat a burger gracefully! Keep the music and laughter going, and make sure that you take time to enjoy the fun yourself, and you’re sure to be the host that everyone remembers for all the best reasons.
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There are a number of venues for a garden or BBQ party in London, and you can find one that matches your requirements with Canvas. Whether you're looking for a large garden space to hire, or something more intimate, you will find something ideal for your BBQ event in London.
Depending on how many people you are catering for and where in London you want to host your BBQ party, you will find your ideal venue with the help of Canvas. Ideally you're looking for a venue with a garden or a venue with a patio space. You need somewhere that will allow a barbecue, whether it's bring your own or it's the venue's own. If you're organising a summer party with a barbecue for catering, make sure you are clear with the venue manager so they can okay it, as well as help you out with any other requests or questions you may have.
Planning a BBQ party needn't be difficult - it shouldn't be much different to planning any type of party. The main things you need to think about is booking your venue, sorting your guest list, and arranging the catering options. In this case: it's barbecue food! When it comes to finding your perfect venue, make sure you are clear that you are hosting a BBQ to get the permission of the venue. If it is allowed, they may even have some top tips to make your BBQ party even more of a success.
If you're looking for a roof terrace for a BBQ party, use Canvas to find the best rooftop venues then use our specifications to make sure it has everything you need. Use our contact form to get in touch with the venue manager directly; they'll be able to talk you through all your options to help make this the best BBQ party for you and your party guests.