Our stunning new cookery school, Sauce by The Langham provides the perfect way for friends, family or colleagues to have a fun day together. The cooking classes offer a great team building opportunity and we are able to accommodate large groups in our brand new venue, The Conservatory. Pick from hands-on individual tuition for up to 12 guests or an interactive demonstration for up to 24. Your private class could be a 'building block' course where you can master the basics such as perfecting your pasta or sharpening your knife skills, or a masterclass when you can ramp up your cookery skills and learn some of the trade secrets of the Langham's brigade of chefs. Alternatively we can create bespoke classes to suit different interests or levels of expertise. Whichever suits you, you can be sure of a fun and memorable experience, with great food and wine!
Located in central London directly opposite Borough station, this beautiful event space boasts double heighted ceilings, stunning feature piece bar, 'bookcase' wall features decorated with books, ornaments and coloured tiled floor. The unique terrace triangulated between some the most iconic landmarks London has to offer features panoramic views of the Shard, St Pauls and the Tate Modern. It also includes full tech set up, an additional break out room on a mezzanine area, prep kitchen, tea/coffees and option of additional 16 person boardrooms if needed. Perfect for any occasion with a full concierge team at hand with on site catering available too. This venue can also provide bespoke packaged live streaming services, allowing for your event to reach thousands across the globe.
A versatile and modern venue for any special event from 5 to 500 guests. Our onsite catering and events specialists, Sliced Events, can cater for your personal requirements from stylish weddings, intimate dinners, private parties, corporate functions, conferences, examinations and more. We have four newly refurbished event spaces available for hire.
Affordable venue hire in Islington A short 10-minute walk from Angel station. Our 3000sqft internal space is divided into a workshop space, main event hall ad a kitchen. We have been home to personal development workshops, coaching conferences, R&D sessions for theatremakers and yoga teacher training. All rooms benefit from floor to ceiling windows, giving plenty of natural light. We're a social enterprise. All bookings fund our community work in Islington. Our spaces: Main Hall, £60p/h: Projector, large screen, surround sound speakers. Capacity: 100. Our light and airy main hall is the ideal venue for your next conference, away day, workshop, private function or corporate event. It’s an affordable space with a projector, large screen and surround speakers. Full use of the kitchen is available for an extra charge. Kitchen, £25p/h: Why not have your next supper club at Arc? Fully fitted kitchen. Two ovens, two hobs/cookers, two fridges, dishwasher. Suitable for cookery classes, food workshops, catering, food preparation. Flexible Workshop Space, £40p/h: Floor to ceiling windows, projector, sound system. Capacity: 30 Flexible seating/table arrangement. This small venue can be used as a meeting room, training room, workshop room or conference room. Floor to ceiling windows give the room refreshing natural light, and the room has a projector is for pitches, presentations and training days. Meeting Room, £15p/h Capacity: 4 Private and safe. Suitable for meetings and interviews or use as a box office, cloakroom, or green room when you hire the Community Hall. Whole venue: You can rent the whole venue: the meeting room, kitchen, workshop space and community hall. Price on request. Additional Extras: You get high speed WiFi and tables and chairs for up to 100 guests for free, but we also offer catering, hospitality packs, full PA system, stage, lighting, event marketing, photography, videography and more. Flip Chart £10 Projector and screen £25 Laptop £10 Portable speakers £10 PA system and microphones £25 Teas and coffees £3 each Stage £100 Discounts available for charities & Packington residents. By hiring our venue you directly support our community work.
The Pickled Hen is a modern take on the great British gastro pub, serving locally sourced honest food. Join us for an exclusively unique experience in our gastro pub for drinks, dinner and more. Book exclusively the pub or our private dining section, The Den, for your drink’s reception and private events. Our team will tailor a bespoke experience you’re sure to love.
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.
Launched late 2017 becoming the latest venue opened under the Balls Brothers brand; Adams Court is a stunning brand-new venue spread across 3 floors and nestled in a bustling courtyard just yards away from Bank station. The Copper Bar is a beautiful versatile space with natural daylight and a huge outdoor terrace, making it perfect for almost any occasion. Our Top Floor is a magnificent space to be enjoyed by all. We can cater for up to 240 people standing and 130 seated in the space. Perfect for your Corporate Event, Christmas party, private hire large sit-down meals or a night out with friends. Adams Court has fantastic facilities which can meet any event. We offer a fine range of menus to suit any event and have a delectable range of Corporate and Christmas menus to offer. A huge outdoor terrace A busy outdoor courtyard bar Multiple rooms and spaces Bar and Restaurant space Large private dining rooms for up to 130 seated and 240 standing Disabled access
Situated in the Heart of Covent Garden and a stones throw from the Seven Dials. The space will be a purpose built event venue/gallery, spanning 2 floors and an outdoor enclosed space. Easy access to Covent Garden, Holborn and Charing Cross station. Blank Canvas Unique spaces with multiple uses Total capacity 450 The venue can accommodate events of all natures, ranging from immersive and experiential experiences such as brand / product launches and exhibitions right up to private / corporate drinks receptions, dinners, parties and loads more!
Body and Soul is a unique and creative event space located in the heart of Clerkenwell. Our main space has high vaulted ceilings and large windows flood the area with light. The room can be adapted to suit your needs, with sofas to lounge on and tables allowing for both informal group work and formal events. Our versatile training room features double-aspect sash windows, kept empty to ensure we can furnish it to suit your needs. Our lower ground is a lively, fun space with plenty of natural light and the option of indoor football, table tennis and ping pong.
In the heart of East London, a 10,000 sq ft blank canvas for holding events, and photography and film shoots. The site is right next to Haggerston station, and a short walk to Shoreditch, Liverpool Street and Old Street. We have two 3500 sq ft studio spaces, an outside courtyard, and separate bar & café, all available for hire. The studios are situated in two big railway arches, featuring lovely brick work and concrete, giving an industrial feel, the perfect backdrop for any event.
At home on the site of the historic Television Centre in W12, the event studios at WCH offer a wide range of functionality and capability. The Loft | An apartment style set of rooms including two board/dining rooms, a film library, communal area with working bar, full a/v, and private terrace WCH Studios | Two studios A & B that can be used simultaneously or divided by sound proof panels to host numbers from 10 - 200. Studio A has a stage & full bar. Studio B has a gilded back bar. Full A/V across both studios Screening Studios | 3 State of the Art Screening rooms for 27, 32, and 44 guests respectively featuring DOLBY Atmos systems and a conjoining lobby and bar, can be hired individually or in full
The Garden Museum, located on the banks of the River Thames, opposite Westminster and the Houses of Parliament is a stunning and unique venue in London that can cater for private dinners, weddings, corporate drinks receptions, corporate dinners, fashion shows, exhibitions and product launches. Dedicated to the art, history and design of gardens, the Garden Museum offers a traditional church space with soaring pillars and beautiful vaulted ceilings alongside the brand-new, contemporary Sackler Garden, offering sought-after outdoor space and providing an oasis from the bustle of city life.
Venue only, full or self-service bar, reception or full dinner catering are all available. Lots of daylight in the open mezzanine. Seating can be re-arranged as per needs. Decorations are allowed.
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
Beautiful Victorian loft conversion in the heart of Hackney. Hosting a lot of space, light and character. This unique property features a large communal room that seats 16 people. The space has stunning architectural furniture and is very malleable to make it suited to your supper club, event or meeting. With bright natural light, it makes the perfect setting for photoshoots and filming. While the spacious and versatile layout makes it an excellent choice for board meetings, offsite days and workshops. The property also have a large patio, two bathrooms, dressing area, a parking spot and you can offload direct to the front door. We look forward to welcoming you to enjoy this phenomenal space!
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. The Petersham is an opulent setting for any event. Sweeping windows, Genoese chandeliers and a private terrace, perfect for a drinks reception or grand entrance. With moveable furniture and a creative team, the space is versatile and an impressive backdrop for all occasions. Take ove the full venue and enjoy drinks in the private dining space and garden, before pulling back the curtains to reveal the beautiful main dining room where long banqueting tables will be dressed for your feast. During dining, the private dining room can be transformed once more to provide the perfect space for dancing the night away. Ideal for a wedding reception to follow a choice of licensed ceremony spaces across the site or any style of celebration. Groups of 12-36 seated and 40 to stand can enjoy the beautiful private dining room, within the main restaurant. Made private by heavy curtains, your guests will be welcomed through their own terrace entrance. The room is drenched in light, with floor to ceiling windows and garden doors which open onto to Floral Court.
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!