Unusual Event Venues in London

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Bounce has been designed specifically with conferences in mind, boasting a spacious area in the main hall for up to 200 seated guests which includes a 10ft wide cinematic screen with HD projector and a state of the art wireless presentation system. This expansive space can be utilised for breakout areas, syndicate sessions and team build activity options such as a ping pong masterclass or small focus group whilst the main event continues uninterrupted.

Churchill War Rooms King Charles St

Harmsworth Room is packed full of history, with electric generators full of dials and switches! The room holds the atmosphere of a wartime bunker yet has all the comforts of a modern venue, making it the perfect space for an unusual drinks reception, christmas party, or a memorable intimate dinner!


Celebrate the festive season in style with friends, colleagues, and loved ones at The Curling Club this December in London. Situated in the heart of the city, this immersive, alpine themed , curling infused pop-up is the perfect way to reconnect and we want you to be part of it. Combining a short, fast form of curling with wintery cocktails, alpine infused street food, live music & entertainment and much much more. The Curling Club is the new ultimate destination for Christmas parties this year. Come and celebrate the festive season with us and your team.


Host an event with a BANG! A brand-new venue with a difference, Clays takes the wonderful world of competitive socialising to another level with its fully-digitised clay shooting experience using world-class technology, alongside tantalising dishes and drinks to tickle those taste buds. So, if sipping on stunning signature cocktails with tasty sharing plates whilst clay target shooting sounds like your thing, let us tell you some more. Whether you're a keen shot or you've never played before, we guarantee fun and games all round!

RSA House West End

The Benjamin Franklin Room is a gorgeous, traditional Georgian styled room enhanced with modern touches- including a one-of-a-kind Chandelier. The neutral colors provide every couple with creative freedom, as it looks amazing with any color scheme! this room is ideal for wedding ceremonies of up to 150 guests or wedding breakfasts up to 110.


The private dining rooms situated on level 38 of the iconic Gherkin building offer unforgettable views of the London skyline. Designed with flexibility in mind, whole floor bookings allow for large gatherings of up to 130 guests. Events at The Gherkin are lavishly catered for with bespoke breakfast, lunch and dinner menus that bring to life Searcys' passion for British produce and seasonality. Here, private dining is both refined and secluded, offering a privileged perspective to impress your guests.


Our largest event room, the original floor to ceiling silver-grey wood panelled walls presented by the Indian Government in 1937 make this room a distinctive setting. It is suitable for conferences, meetings, fine dining and receptions. The room has an optional partition which forms 2 smaller meeting rooms, perfect for a seminar or meeting in one half with catering served in the other. The evening session is a Dining, room hire price which is based on a seated 2 or 3 course meal only.


Located on the second floor the Sopwith Room has great natural light through bow windows. Ideal for a range of corporate events such as meetings, small conferences and presentations.


Running the whole length of the Pavilion, the Roof Terrace is a beautiful and airy space with a long balcony and remarkable views of the Ground. Used by MCC Members on match days as a place to enjoy the cricket over a drink in the sun, it makes a dazzling and spacious North London venue for a summer drinks party or reception.

Anomalous Space Angel, Islington

A_SPACE is the perfect film and photography location. Located within a charming Georgian townhouse in Islington, our unique and homely space has step-free access, off-street loading and superfast broadband. Featuring a 1000 sqft environment with a studio, lounge, library, kitchenette and make-up areas, it offers various backdrops ideal for filming, photo shoots and livestreams. Colourama, LED backwash lights and projection also available. If more space is needed for talent, team and/or equipment, combined hire with our second room B_SPACE is available. Hire times are flexible. Inquire now!


The Zetter Townhouse is available to hire exclusively. For a wedding celebration to remember, you and your guests can have the run of the place, your own staff and the keys to the front door! With a choice of event spaces, catering for all sizes of wedding, beautiful bedrooms to accommodate your guests and bespoke food and drink menus to spoil them with, the Townhouse is one of London's most unique boutique wedding venues.


The contemporary museum Courtyard is a highly adaptable outdoor event space that comes with the added benefit of a thematic living plant wall and the opportunity to include a private curator-led museum tour. Besides, your guests have the opportunity to board the Mail Rail train and take an immersive journey through the secretive tunnels beneath the streets of London.

Unusual Event Venues FAQs


What are some of the best unique venues in London?

If youare looking for a unique venue, then you should try Bounce, The Ivory Vaults, Postal Museum, SAMA Bankside or Six Storeys on Soho for your next event.


What are the best unique venues to have a conference in?

If you want to hold a conference somewhere different then London Transport Museum, The Brewery, Lumiere London and Bounce are all excellent options.


What are the best unique venues in London for a Christmas party?

For an unusual christmas part options the London Filmed Museum, ZSL London Zoo, Swingers City and The Design Museum are fantastic choices.


What is a blank canvas venue?

A blank canvas venue is one with a plainly designed space which can be branded and designed to the requirments of the event it is hosting. Quite often holding events at a blank canvas venue means lower spend on venue hire, but higher production costs


What are the best unique blank canvas venues in London?

If you want a blank space which you can design yourself then Noho Studios, Tobacco Dock, The Steel Yard and The Pickle Factory are must see venues.

About Unusual Event Venues


On the hunt for an unusual event venue for hire? Our Venue Expert team has trodden many a city pavement, tracking down a multitude of secret spaces to create the largest venue resource in town. People are increasingly looking for a venue with the 'wow-factor' and we understand the need to impress whether for corporate events and conferences or an exclusive party. London is full of amazing iconic buildings that are available for private hire, from historic palaces steeped in history, to sporting venues, arenas, galleries and museums...the list goes on.


We've chosen a few of the best from the huge selection from across the city to guide your search. If you like the look of one (or more), just enquire directly through Hire Space. If you need more guidance, our Venue Experts can help too, they'll take your brief and handpick venues that perfectly suit your requirements, with best prices negotiated, and all for free. Pulling off a unique, memorable event has never been easier, so get in touch to kick off your search today.

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