Many of our institutional venues are generous in size, making them great choices for large scale events, though we do have some smaller meeting room-style spaces that lend themselves to smaller, more intimate gatherings. We also have a great mix of both historic and modern spaces, meaning there is something to cater to every taste.
The Barbican is rightly considered to be the beating heard of the City of London; a place of innovation and adventure reaching out beyond the confines of its walls to inspire the Square Mile and beyond. The AIM Gold accredited venue has 19 flexible and creative spaces, which can be hired for a range of events; from conference, AGMs and product launches to meetings, receptions and weddings.
2018 Christmas event packages: Christmas Luncheons from 24.50 per person Christmas packages from £89 per person --- London's Best Private Dining Venue for just £65pp! One Great George Street was crowned London's 'Best Private Dining Venue' at the most recent London Venue Awards. Book a private dining event for 30 people or more on a Monday for just £65pp* to find out why... Terms & Conditions: This offer applies to new bookings and is subject to availability. All prices exclude VAT. *This Package includes 2 glasses of house wine or soft drinks on arrival, 1/2 bottle of house wine and 1 bottle of water with the meat; 3 courses followed by coffee and salted caramels. --- Day Delegate Rates from just £55pp! Book our Rennie or Palmer Room and enjoy a finger buffet, WIFI, LED Screen and 2 flipcharts for just £55pp. Alternatively book both rooms for £62pp and upgrade to a 2 course lunch. Terms & Conditions: This offer applies to new bookings and is subject to availability. All prices exclude VAT. No Opening Charge for Non-Exclusive Weekend Conferences! You can now treat 60 delegates or more to a weekend conference in one of our State Rooms with no weekend opening charge. Terms & Conditions: This offer applies to new bookings and is subject to availability. All prices exclude VAT.
Our venue name is InSpire, an arts and community charity in the heart of Southwark. We have a large community hall and several rooms for hire for all types of events, from conferences to art classes to birthday parties. Our venue location is Walworth, in the Elephant and Castle area of Southwark. InSpire truly is a unique venue in London: a warm and friendly community setting that is suitable as a corporate and conference venue. Our spaces can also cater for a private dinner party, seminar, training event, birthday party, creative space, engagement party or meeting room.
Located in the heart of Royal London, with views over The Mall and St James’s Park. Prince Philip House is part of the Neo-Classical John Nash terrace built in the early 1800s and is the historic home of the Royal Academy of Engineering. Prince Philip House is home of the Royal Academy of Engineering and situated in the heart of Royal London on the classic Carlton House Terrace. Whether it’s a conference for 170 guests in our Al Qasimi room or a small private dinner in our National Grid, you’re guaranteed a historic location with a modern twist. Prince Philip House is perfect for conferences, meetings, private lunches, private dinners, drinks receptions, product launches, filming, branded events. The modern space also means we're able to transform this space for a summer party or wedding with our fantastic terrace and available the entrance to our building. Maximum capacity of 250 guests. Dry hire available however terms and conditions apply. The food service is provided by specialist caterer CH&Co who design, plan and cater the venue’s events with attention to detail, ingenuity and imagination. CH&Co create seasonal menus using sustainably and ethically sourced ingredients and buys from small, local, independent suppliers where possible. Resident Head Chef, Stuart Cooper, is a highly experienced professional who is extremely passionate about designing and delivering menus.
21 Arlington Street, a beautiful, elegant Grade II* listed property. This unique venue in London was originally built in 1740 for Richard Boyle - 2nd (and last) Viscount Shannon. Centrally located in London’s West End, 21 Arlington Street is just a few steps from the Ritz Hotel. The three private rooms available are situated on the first floor, with the main Boardroom overlooking Green Park. Perfect for private dinner parties, receptions, business meetings, product launches and filming. Not available after 11pm.
City of London
The Dutch Hall is a beautifully renovated church in the heart of the city dating back to 1550 and King Edward VI. The world famous painter Vincent Van Gogh, during his stay in London in the late 1800’, visited the Church many times as he was drawing the magnificent old building that was destroyed in the Blitz. This hidden gem is incredibly central, yet secluded, located on Austin Friars and away from the busy roads. In fact is just a few minutes walk from Liverpool Street, Moorgate and Bank Underground Stations. The Dutch Hall is Grade II listed building and strikes a perfect balance between stunning original character and contemporary design features. There are four event spaces, which can be used individually or in combination offering great flexibility and versatility for a wide range of events. The Great Hall, the Van Gogh Room, the Library and the Outdoor Garden There are a number of ways you could use the space to gain maximum impact, best discussed on a viewing. Pricing Daytime events – from 8am to 5pm Price include early access and time to de-rig and clear the venue afterwards For events starting really early we strongly suggest to set up the day before, please check availability and additional costs with your Event Manager. The Van Gogh Reception Room – £1,950 plus VAT perfect for small and medium theatre and cabaret style meetings – from 50 up to 120 people seated or 200 standing (AV included) The Great Hall – £2,450 plus VAT Wonderful and spacious room that can cater for large conferences up to 200/250 guests – (additional AV and lighting needed) Whole building– £2,950 plus VAT if you need flexibility and space for your guests, using one room for refreshments and the other for the main event The Library – £850 plus VAT if booked alone - £500 if added to the other rooms if you need a private meeting room for up to 12 people with Plasma TV, Wi Fi and AV connections The Outdoor Space (weather permitting) - £500 plus VAT – only in conjunction with the hire of the Van Gogh or the whole building. This price includes: Hire fees Expert Venue Managers Top network of accredited suppliers Cloakroom and cleaning staff High Speed Wi-Fi throughout the building (more speed available at extra cost) Health and safety paperwork Brand new toilets facilities Kitchen use for caterers including all the equipment Van Gogh room only equipment including: Hidden natural screen up to 2m x 2.5m Overhead projector with connections at the front and back of the room Brand new PA System with microphones BOSE surround Digital system for Blu-Ray and Presentations Up to 100 comfortable chairs plus sofas Permanent oak wood Bar and Buffet station Brand new wooden and Perspex lectern Three 2m x 1m stage EVENING EVENTS – from guests arrival 6pm onwards Please note the hire fee include set up time and clear time We can cater for seated dinners from 50 up to 200 people and receptions drinks up to 750 guests. Reception Drinks – 6pm to 10pm Great Hall - £5,900 plus VAT Van Gogh Reception Room - £4,900 plus VAT Both venues - £6,400 plus VAT Dinners/Late evenings – 6pm to 12am Great Hall - £6,900 plus VAT Van Gogh Reception Room - £6,400 plus VAT Both venues - £7,900 plus VAT Late finish? We charge £1,000 plus VAT per hour after 12am This price includes: Hire fee including all day set up and plenty of time to clear the venue afterwards Expert Venue Managers Top network of accredited suppliers Toilet Attendants Water and Electricity Cloakroom Top security team Health and safety paperwork All day rate We do allow full day hire subject to availability and description of the event. Please ask your event manager for a bespoke quote. Late Licence We are delighted to have a late Licence that will allow all our guests to stay late and enjoy themselves if they wish. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday till 12am Thursday, Friday and Saturday till 2am Please note additional charges will apply after 12am Additional costs You need to consider Catering, Lighting, Visual and Sound for your event. The Van Gogh room needs minimal production and can be transformed really easily into a beautiful room. Extra lighting and some theming is required. The Great Hall can be used as it is, with the internal lighting on. However, to bring the room to its splendor it needs additional atmospheric lighting and Sound system which can be obtain from our capable suppliers. Catering We have a full list of great caterers that can cover every type of events, big or smalls. They can offer a Michelin Star dinner for that important award ceremony or serve a very special sandwich lunch at the staff meeting with affordable prices. We are proud of working with these specialists and we’ll be delighted to help and assist in gathering quotes tailored to your budget. Accredited suppliers We work with a list of fantastic accredited suppliers who know the building well and can help with all your needs. If you would like any guidance on which ones are best suited to your event, we happy to help. In the mean time please see attached the full list of suppliers, including websites and numbers. Please do remember that everything can be tailored to your preference and budget. We are always able to get the best quote from any suppliers on our list. Damage Deposit We will require a damage deposit prior access to the venue to safeguard the Grade II Listed building from any damage that may occur during your event. This fee is Exempt of VAT and fully refundable once the venue is returned in its original state. Fee range from £500 to £2,000 depending on the size and complexity. Night Tube London Underground will keep open, on Fridays and Saturdays, some of the biggest Tube Lines in London, including the Central Line. This would mean your clients would be able to leave after midnight without rushing back in order to catch the last train home. In fact with the Underground open all night, there isn’t a limit on when they’ll be able to catch a train from either Liverpool Street or Bank Station. More information and maps click here Access Monday to Saturday – 08.00 – 00.00 An earlier start and later finish is possible but need to be agreed in advance and additional charges apply If you need any more information or to arrange a viewing, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Central Hall Westminster is one of the most well-respected and forward thinking event venues in the UK; offering the largest conference and events space in central London. The 2,400 capacity auditorium and an additional 25 rooms allow the venue to host over 700 corporate and public events yearly. And all within a unique, prestigious Grade II listed building, located right opposite of Westminster Abbey.
Situated in the City of Westminster, Porchester Hall’s Grade II listed classic art deco design and understated elegance make it a sought-after venue for events of all sorts. The grand entrance to the Hall is ideal for reception drinks and leads guests up the elegant staircase with its ornamental bronze and wrought iron banisters, striking marble walls and crystal chandelier. From the stairway, guests are led through to the Main Hall, which is the very essence of grandeur and opulence. Porchester Hall is suitable for Weddings, exams, AGM’s, conferences, fashion shows, filming, boxing, banquets and exhibitions The Small Hall serves as an ideal ancillary to functions in the main hall or as a charming venue in its own right, the versatile. Small Hall has capacity for up to 50 people and can be used for any manner of events. The Duchess of York Suite and the Blue Room, which are ideal for more intimate gatherings or as an extension of the Main and Small Hall. Catering We work with a carefully selected group of caterers to provide you with a wonderful selection of menu choices to suit all cultures, tastes and budgets. Suppliers We have a network of recommended partners, including photographers, DJs, Entertainment, florists and AV however our clients are welcome to use their own suppliers if they prefer. Twitter Facebook Everyone Events
St. James's Park
Described as the 'cultural heartbeat of London' by Damien Hirst, the Institute of Contemporary Arts is an iconic and creative venue suitable for any event. Centrally situated in between Number 10 Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace, the ICA also benefits from excellent transport links. The ICA has two Regency period drawing rooms, a professionally equipped theatre, studio space, two art house cinema screens and bar and restaurant facilities available to hire with views over The Mall, Big Ben and the London Eye. The ICA is an independently funded charity with all proceeds from venue hire towards a pioneering Arts programme. All catering is provided exclusively by Arnold & Henderson who run the highly acclaimed Rochelle Canteen based in Shoreditch’s Rochelle School, now also at the ICA.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS VENUE ONLY ACCEPTS CORPORATE EVENTS Due to council restrictions we cannot hire the venue later than 23:00. Guests should be offsite by 21:30. The venue will not accept the following: Warehouse (rave) parties, Loud music events, any events with a Paranormal or Ghost Theme. The House of Detention, a totally unique, atmospheric and historic 9000 sq/ft venue, deep in the heart of Clerkenwell. Nestled within the hub of London's design and creative district, lies the House of Detention. Formally a prison and built in the 17th Century, this 130 standing venue has a long turbulent history. It was one of the busiest prisons in Victorian times, and well known for its attempted inmate escapes, as well as being used as an air raid shelter during the Blitz. Today, it's a distinctive venue space perfect for product launches, presentations and immersive events. The cavernous, segmented chambers hold the infrastructure to cater to almost any type of event, offering space that it is impossible to find elsewhere in popular post codes for commercial events in London. Where else can you offer exhibitors packaged up space in individual prison cells? NOTE: This space is partially outside and exposed to the elements. Click here for full video tour
Nestled in the heart of Clerkenwell, the Old Finsbury Town Hall is an art nouveau styled gem perfect for any glamorous affair. Whether it's a seated dinner, or a standing cocktail reception, this characterful venue is the essence of vintage elegance right in the bustling centre of London. This stunning grade II listed building exudes opulence and glamour with its vintage decor and original features. With its dramatic sweeping staircase, stained glass and a grand hall glittering with elegant chandeliers, you and your guests will feel like celebrities for the day. Both versatile and unique, the venue is located just minutes from Angel and Farringdon tube stations. The space is suitable to cater for a variety of functions including dinners, award ceremonies, press conferences, and weddings, and the Old Finsbury Town Hall staff are always on-hand to ensure your event runs smoothly.The building is owned by the Urdang Academy, whose alumni have gone on to appear in some of the top West End shows. All profits made from the venue go towards the Urdang Academy's Student Bursaries Scheme, supporting outstanding talents in the Performing Arts.
Arundel House is owned by the International Institute for Strategic Studies and is perfecty situated just opposite Temple underground station. With great views over the river Thames, Arundel House is the perfect venue to host your conference, dinner or drinks reception. Our conference facilities have just undergone a major refurbishment in January 2013 and state of the art technology installed. The rooms are light and spacious and stylishly decorated.