Unusual Event Venues in London
Search and explore the best event venues in London, from museums to speakeasy bars. These unusual venues are set to impress for every occasion.
Unusual Event Venue Ideas
The Bloomsbury Ballroom
The Bloomsbury Ballroom is London's opulent Art Deco event space. Located on the stunning Bloomsbury Square, the venue is in the Georgian inspired Victoria House. With 10,500 square foot of events space, we offer a complete serviced venue and with 3 beautifully restored areas. We can accommodate up to 570 standing, 270 for dinner or 500 for conferences. With full air conditioning, Wifi, parking, disabled access, sound and lighting system, event management service, exclusive hire periods we can meet all of your requirements.
Bounce, the home of Ping Pong | Holborn
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.
Located in the celebrated heart of the UNESCO Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site Cutty Sark is the ideal location for memorable corporate events and entertaining, offering the only event space under the hull of a ship in the world. With 4 distinct event spaces the ship can be used for any style of corporate hospitality. Ideal for seasonal parties, product launches, private dining, conferences with a WOW and press releases. This iconic British Institution offers commanding views over the mighty river Thames and an evening beneath her gleaming hull is truly one of a kind.
National Maritime Museum
The main event space in the National Maritime Museum is the 'Great Map'. Set at mezzanine level and spanned by a glass roof, this event space is flooded with natural daylight and is ideal for corporate receptions, award ceremonies and networking. Whether you're looking for a seated gala dinner or a more relaxed standing bowl food affair, this epic space can accommodate up to 580 seated or 1000 standing. With some of the museum's most treasured items on display within the event space, or the option for guests to explore our engaging galleries, this is one event your guests won't forget.
indigo at The O2
After entering The O2's main entrance and walking right along the Entertainment Avenue, visitors will encounter indigo at The O2. The O2's smaller, entertainment venue which is no less modern, glamorous or high tech than it's older sister. This multi-functional venue is perfect for any live ticketed music gig, comedy, TV recording or private corporate event. These range from large awards dinners, conferences and parties to graduations, conferences and product launches.
The Tavern Room can host up to 48 seated on a boardroom styled table, or 40 guests on round tables. It is also a suitable room for standing fork buffets and pre-dining drink receptions.
Searcys at the Gherkin
The top of The Gherkin is a setting fit for the most memorable wedding celebration. Whether you are looking for the most fanciful of ceremonies or a more personal moment for you and your family, The Gherkin's sky-high spaces and intimate private rooms allow for just the type of celebration you have always imaged.
No. 4 Hamilton Place
Located on the second floor the Handley Page Room offers plenty of natural light and Edwardian elegance for private dining for intimate events. For those wanting a seperate area for a drinks reception the Handley Page Room with the additional use of the Sopwith Room provides the perfect combination.
Lord's Cricket Ground
The world’s oldest sporting museum, housing an unrivalled collection of cricketing art and memorabilia, is an entertaining and distinctly unusual venue for a drinks reception. It is often used in conjunction with the Long Room as a location for pre-dinner drinks, and can also form an added attraction for the guests of other events held within the Ground. Filled with over 30,000 exhibits, the Museum is a treasure house that intrigues cricket fans and agnostics alike.
Anomalous Space (A_SPACE) is the perfect alternative to your standard business venue. Located within a charming Georgian townhouse in Islington London, our unique and homely space has step free accessibility, off street loading, super fast wifi and is powered by green energy. Featuring an open plan space with studio, lounge, library and kitchenette areas it is ideal for large workshops, meetings and presentations. We have a range of facilities and audio visual equipment to aid creativity, brainstorming, focus groups and collaborative team building activities.
The Zetter Townhouse, Clerkenwell
The Games Room on the lower ground floor of the Townhouse is ideal for board meetings, team building days and private dining. It benefits from a small courtyard for those in need of "fresh air".
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