Here at Canvas we proudly showcase a wide selection of top London landmarks, some vast; some intimate, but all with historic, cultural and architectural importance. They can be utilised for many different event types, with any of the venues featured here bringing an automatic sense of significance and luxury to the occasion.
Surrounded by parkland, Kensington Palace offers a welcome retreat from the nearby hustle and bustle of London. Its understated elegance makes the palace an ideal companion to the Royal Parks’ tranquil gardens and ponds. This beautiful palace offers you a variety of exciting, versatile spaces for hire. We will give you first-class, personal service from day one, right through to the end of what will be an unforgettable event for your guests.
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.
Painters' Hall is located in the heart of the City of London on Little Trinity Lane, EC4V 2AD. With three diverse rooms, it is the ideal venue for hire in London. It can accommodate up to 200 delegates for a conference venue and 180 as a private dinner venue. Looking to host a reception in an unique venue in London then Painters' Hall can host 250 guests. As a wedding venue in London, you have exclusive use of Painters' Hall for you and your guests on your special day.
For centuries, Hampton Court Palace has boldly and magnificently played host to gala celebrations, festive banquets and historic meetings. Today, your guests can step onto this inspiring stage and experience the soaring state rooms, grand staircases, cobbled courtyards and gorgeous gardens of one of the greatest palaces ever built. Whatever your occasion, you will enjoy first-class, personal service from a dedicated manager able to advise and help you choose the perfect space for your event.
A brand new townhouse venue in the heart of Covent Garden, opened for the first time in July 2019. The space hosts a rotational art gallery and is available for events, pop-ups and photoshoots. The building is Victorian and was the original office of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's first publishers, The Strand Magazine, so is mentioned in several Sherlock Holmes stories. Brilliant natural light and elegant period architecture make this townhouse a fantastic blank canvas for brands with creative concepts. The large windows and prominent shopfront in a busy area mean that this a fantastic location for retail pop-ups, events and immersive experiences. The venue offers dry-hire, full event packages and everything in between. In July the venue has opened with the first three floors available for hire and a fourth can be used as back of house or for storage. The building totals six floors (3500 sq ft) so there are also opportunities for those with bigger concepts looking for a six floor takeover.
Nearly 1,000 years of siege, ceremony, triumphs, tears, blood and even bears help create the remarkable atmosphere you will experience within these stone walls. A world heritage site in the heart of London, the Tower of London is the ideal venue for events and has a spectacular riverside location with a view of the palace and the River Thames, from Tower Bridge to the Shard.
For almost 30 years, The Private Dining Rooms, at the privately-owned Bleeding Heart Restaurants in historic, cobble-stoned Bleeding Heart Yard have been the city’s first choice for client entertaining, business meetings, banquets, weddings, wine tastings and any event that calls for a celebration. The magical medieval Crypt in Ely Place, adjoining Bleeding Heart Yard, is the perfect venue for a special Private Event for 50 to 200 guests – be it a Wedding Reception or a City Banquet.
Looking for the perfect, intimate venue in the heart of central London to hold your next high-end event? Look no further than London’s most prestigious private members club: Blacks. Featuring stunning and luxurious interiors, Blacks is the ideal choice for those wishing to run an event in a venue which oozes class, elegance and atmosphere! Our expert events team can help you create your bespoke event. From intimate dinners to small meetings, receptions and talent after parties, the team are on hand to help make your event a true success.
Built in 1929 and now Grade II listed, Conway Hall is a landmark of London’s independent intellectual, political and cultural life. We play host to a wide variety of events from conferences and lectures to concerts, dance classes, drama, festivals, film screenings, charity fund raisers, filming location and more. With a capacity of 400 spread over balcony and floor seating, our Main Hall retains its period features and is internationally renowned for its excellent acoustics.
Our First Floor Dining Room is the perfect space to enjoy any meal with us, be it a lazy group lunch, business meeting or a romantic dinner for two. You can also enjoy the ultimate alfresco dining experience on our wraparound terrace which overlooks the hustle and bustle of Granary Square & the beautiful Regent’s Canal. The First Floor is also available for exclusive hire and can accommodate up to 100 guests. With panoramic views across King’s Cross, this is a beautiful space to celebrate any special occasion.
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.
St James's Square
The London Library is available for evening hire for a range of corporate events, including networking, dinners, receptions, awards, presentations, launches and celebrations, with an enviable location directly off St James's Square and a minutes walk from Piccadilly and Pall Mall. The Library's stunning façade hides a wealth of beautiful 19th century interiors, including the Reading Room, which is available for up to 250 guests, the Issue Hall for pre-dinner receptions for up to 100, and the Lightwell Reading Room and Art Room for smaller VIP events of 30-50. These spaces are available Wednesday until Saturday evenings, on an exclusive basis for clients and their guests and offer an inspiring and unforgettable event experience. Tours are also available of the Library's seven interlocking buildings, housing 17 miles of open access bookshelves and over one million books, making it one of the most unique event spaces in London.