Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall (BGV) is a unique and atmospheric venue housed in the former Lambeth Ragged School opened in 1851. Built on Victorian philanthropy, the school has been transformed into a stunning contemporary art gallery and versatile blank canvas event space. BGV has three very individual event spaces and a courtyard garden that capture the best of London design. Our distinct spaces can be hired out separately, in combination or as a whole. We are available to hire for corporate events, photo-shoots, filming, conferences, wedding receptions and private parties. Located in Central London we are situated close to excellent transport links and have several on-site parking spaces for clients. The Upper Space With its 7 metre high white walls, original stepped wooden floor and large arched windows, the Upper Space is a spectacular room full of natural light. This large, impressive space is ideal for ceremonies, conferences, product launches and corporate hospitality. Facilities include a lighting rig with spots, up lighting and a projection balcony with broadband capability. The whole space is fitted with underfloor heating and has single and 3 phase electricity. Capacity: Standing:150 / Seated:100 / Area:1600 sq ft The Lower Space Perfect for smaller and more intimate events such as dinners, meetings and workshops. The Lower Space has white walls, an original Yorkstone floor, cast iron pillars and large windows providing excellent natural light. The Lower Space can be hired on its own but is included in any hire as this is where the toilets are located: x2 Gents, x2 Ladies and x1 Wheelchair access. Facilities include down-light spotlights with dimmers and 6 double sockets. Capacity: Standing:150 / Seated:100 / Area:1300 sq ft The Arch Space An atmospheric space suitable for large events, the Arch Space has exposed brick walls, a state-of-the-art invisible infrared heating system and sprung wooden floor (painted grey). Its urban aesthetic complements the period features of the Upper and Lower Spaces and its stunning, cavernous capacity makes it ideal for product launches, fashion shows, distinctive sit-down dinners and film shoots. Facilities include single and 3 phase electricity. Capacity: Standing:500 / Seated:400 / Area:3150 sq ft The Courtyard Garden The secluded, plant-filled Courtyard Garden is an oasis from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding area. Ideal for summer parties, receptions and al-fresco events, this tranquil space is available to hire in conjunction with any of the 3 spaces. Along with benches we have a large retractable all-weather canopy. It is possible to erect a marquee or park food trucks in this space.
About Hawksmoor Spitalfields restaurant & private room This Spitalfields steakhouse has wooed much of London since opening in 2006; word-of-blog has only served to create an even bigger buzz around the restaurant and its food. A case of the emperor’s new clothes? We think not.’ Time Out Spitalfields was our first restaurant, and the general view is that it is where the ‘Hawksmoor spirit’ is best embodied – many of the staff have worked there for years and would never consider elsewhere. Great steaks, amazing private room that takes up to 60 seated, great drinks and an amazing atmosphere, full of people who desperately care whether you enjoy your evening. Spitalfields's private room has the capacity to take 60 seated and is available for private hire Monday - Sunday. Can be hired for corporate functions, birthday dinners, trainings, Christmas party or just simply meat-fulled parties. Their menu is versatile, with a rich seafood and vegetarian selection. About Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar - Winner International Restaurant Bar Tales of the Cocktail 2019 Located in a former illegal strip club, our basement bar has been home to a crack team of cocktail-geek bartenders for the last 4 years with both the bar and the people winning numerous accolades as amongst the best the world’s cocktail industry has to offer. Our newly launched menu features numerous Hawksmoor classics from what we think of as our ‘gin years’ including Shaky Pete’s Ginger Brew and Marmalade Cocktail. Spitalfields Bar is available for exclusive hire with a capacity of 40-50 seated or 80 standing. Available Monday to Sunday making it the perfect space for birthday parties, informal events, tastings, brand activation & fashion events. Their in-house events manager will co-ordinate every aspect of your event and support you throughout the planning process. No hire fee required, quotes based just on minimum spends. Bar food is a greatest hits list of the best from all our bars over the last decade, including short-rib nuggets (a Time Out ‘Top 10 Dishes in London’), burgers, dogs, lobster rolls and poutine.
Shoreditch Platform is an amazing venue located in the heart of Shoreditch. With over 1200 Square foot and split into two levels, we pride ourselves on being an alternative option for clients wanting to be different and exciting. Our fully equipped bar, kitchenette, sound system, lights show, and in-house furniture is perfect for workshops, lectures, private and corporate events, dining, cocktail and birthday parties as well as meetings, presentations, and conferences. Our main room, the Soft Lounge, has a 200 people standing capacity and our Glass Room, located on the first floor, holds an 80 people capacity, standing. You can rent one or both floors.
The Hoxton Basement is a multi-purpose venue available for hire in the heart of London's East End. The decor throughout is minimal yet tasteful - really allowing for the identity of the events we host to breathe.
The Depot Clapton is a unique and versatile venue in east London. Located in former stables of Clapton’s Tram Shed, we are one of the few remaining independently run warehouse spaces in London. An ideal venue for intimate and atmospheric events. Our gallery with its high ceilings and wooden beams can provide an all-white backdrop to all sorts of ideas. We've hosted everything from pop-up restaurants, book launches, exhibitions, pop-up cinemas, parties, functions, photo and film shoots.
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The Vaults at RSA House are ideal for large standing receptions, unique celebrations and evening parties. Originally designed as river-front warehouses, these fully restored Vaults offer a striking contrast to the splendour of the rooms above. The Durham Street Auditorium is a purpose built theatre ideal for screenings, conferences and meeting. It was built on the last remaining stretch of 18th century cobbled roadway which was part of a tunnel beneath the House leading down to the Thames. The DSA can accommodate up to 70 people. The RSA is an enlightenment organisation that seeks to understand and enhance human potential located in the heart of the West End. Throughout its history, the RSA has extended a welcome to others looking for a place to discuss their ideas. This tradition continues, with the Great Room, Durham Street Auditorium and Benjamin Franklin Room and our more intimate rooms providing the perfect backdrop to dinners, conferences and workshops. Recently awarded Best Historic Venue or Livery Hall at the London Venue Awards, 2018.
Carousel is creative hub with a growing portfolio of venues cross Marylebone and Seven Dials. Our unique event venue in the heart of Marylebone is split over three beautifully designed floors, each with its own distinctive character as well as hosting our award winning restaurant. Upstairs Space: carouselspaces.com/upstairs Inspired by minimalist Scandinavian design - complete with polished concrete floor, white walls and clean lines - Upstairs at Carousel is a light and airy room with windows on two sides and a hand made feature table as its centre piece and private access to our leafy, south-facing “Garden”. The room comes with High-spec AV equipment, WiFi, flexible lighting rig and a dedicated duty manager to ensure your event runs smoothly. Maximum Capacity: Boardroom style – 30 people / Cabaret style – 48 people / Reception style – 80 people / U-shaped style – 35 people / Theatre style – 80 people / Sit-down meal style – 60 people Downstairs Space: carouselspaces.com/downstairs Downstairs at Carousel is a vast and versatile space with an industrial, warehouse-style finish that’s tailor made for large-scale events - think high ceilings, polished concrete flooring and moody lighting. Kitted out with a fully equipped professional kitchen, flexible lighting rig, high-spec AV equipment, pop up bar, 3 separate WCs and a dedicated duty manager. Maximum Capacity: Boardroom style – 38 people / Cabaret style – 70 people / Reception style – 180 people / U-shaped style – 50 people / Theatre style – 100 people / Sit-down meal style – 90 people If you’d like to hire a combination of our spaces (e.g. Upstairs and Downstairs), just let us know your requirements and we’ll put together a quote for you. Carousel Next Door: carouselspaces.com/next-door Offering 3,300 sq. ft. of high-footfall, high-visibility retail and event space right on Baker Street, Carousel: NEXT DOOR is the dream venue for your next concept store, fashion show, product launch, sample sale, art exhibition or pop-up café... With floor-to-ceiling windows at street level, elegant wooden floors throughout and clean white walls, it‘s an ultra-flexible blank canvas space. And with neighbouring Carousel just a few yards away, you can also add all of our award-winning food and drink, staffing and production into the equation. Carousel Seven Dials: carouselspaces.com/seven-dials Seven Dials is the perfect space to put your event in the public eye. Since opening in June 2018 we've hosted key household name such as Baileys, Instagram, Clarins, Charlotte Simone and Whistles to name a few - watch this space for upcoming events! Totalling just over 2,000 sq. ft. of high-footfall, high-visibility retail and event space, the latest addition to the Carousel family is located right in the heart of Seven Dials, one of London’s busiest and buzziest shopping districts, home to flagship stores from cutting brands such as Nike, Benefit, Sonos and Superga. Attracting 32 million visitors a year from over 80 different countries, this vibrant central London neighbourhood is the perfect location for making some serious noise, whether it’s a brand activation, concept store, product launch or pop-up shop that you’re planning. Split over two floors and combining exposed brickwork with plain white walls and raw concrete features, our unique blank canvas space at 9-11 Shorts Gardens is flooded with natural light. Two large display windows stretch across the width of the ground floor, while glass tiles in the floor illuminate the white box basement below. The space can accommodate up to 160 guests at a time and has its own bathroom downstairs. Catering & Events Production also available. Carousel isn’t just a dry hire space - we also specialise in restaurant-quality food, we can create bespoke menus to complement your day as well as cocktail consultancy and events production. Speak to one of the Carousel events team!
68 and Boston is located seconds from Soho Square and the West End. 68, the Wine Bar is located on the ground floor and open from 5pm, Monday to Saturday, featuring, with Boston, the Cocktail Bar located on the first floor, offering classics and original serves. Whether you are looking to book in for two or two hundred and sixty, we've got the perfect space. Private and semi-private hire areas available, along with the possibility of exclusive hire of our whole venue.
Welcoming guests 24/7, Duck & Waffle keeps pace with a city that’s always on the move - where better to host your next event? Featuring the highest private dining room in the country, Duck & Waffle offers flexibility to host an array of events, from intimate dinners to exclusive parties for up to 250 guests. Our award-winning events team will guide you through the planning process to ensure a seamless event for both you and your guests.
Folklore is a superb live music venue and bar in the heart of Hoxton - 186 Hackney Rd. is an incredible corner spot with Shoreditch just 10mins walk, Hoxton overground less than 5 and bustling Columbia Rd. and Brick Lane a few paces away. Gorgeous raw brick walls, rustic up-cycled bar and candle-lit interior will have you instantly in love with the front bar, with a secret 100 capacity live music space in the back to keep guests dancing til late. Events are our pride and joy - our personable, friendly and experienced approach to private and promoted parties has seen hundreds of successful events take place under our roof. Birthdays, welcome homes, club nights, live music promotions, product & brand launches, fashion shows, film locations, showcases, screenings, or just an old fashioned knees-up - we can handle a lot! We have secure storage with separate entrance if required; internal and external catering can be provided and our beautiful venue is licensed until 1/3 a.m. We're always looking for new ideas and connections - get in touch!
The LaLiT London Hotel conveys indulgence, consisting of modern, luxury and multi-purposed spaces. The hotel contains two unique restaurants; Baluchi, titled by the British Curry Awards as the "Best Indian Restaurant in London and City Suburbs" as well as for the "Best Dining Experience in the UK and Ireland" by Condé Nast Johansen's, along with The Terrace, offering an outdoors dining experience. On a mezzanine level, The Gallery, which displays a view of the glorious Great Hall, along with two more bars; the Teacher’s Room and the Headmaster’s Room, the LaLiT London serves versatility that can accommodate your purpose and needs by exceeding your expectations.
Buddha-Bar Restaurant London excels and breathes a beauty that Buddha-Bar restaurants have become renowned for.You are immediately captured by stunning crystal Chinese dragons, art installations and interiors fusing a colonial and baroque style. Set over two floors, the restaurant and lounge bar offers a comprehensive premise that is available for exclusive events tailored to our clients’ requirements, allowing a generous capacity.