Award Ceremony Venues in London

We've selected the best venues for awards ceremonies and celebrations across London, from iconic theatres to state-of-the-art auditoriums.

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BMA House Bloomsbury

The Great Hall is an imposing room at 28ft high and 115ft long. Located in the centre of BMA House on the first floor, it has views from a balcony over the main Courtyard. The room provides a versatile location in which to host cocktail parties, dinners & exhibitions and is licensed for wedding ceremonies.


The whole Dining hall can also be available for parties up to 200 guests. Terms and conditions of reserving the entire room are decided on the case by case basis and depend on availability and the date requested.

ISH Venues Regent's Park / Marylebone

Our largest space accommodating up to 450 people for a standing reception is ideal for dinner parties and awards ceremonies. The Theatre is a spacious and welcoming room with a dedicated entrance and licenced bar, an elevated stage, interchangeable black and white pannels, built in AV equipment and central lighting rig to create the perfect atmosphere to your special event.


The River Room on 2nd floor of One Whitehall Place offers a stunning backdrop to your private dinner. With views over Whitehall Gardens, London Eye and River Thames Once the ladies room, the wooden-panelled River Room is perfect for formal and informal dinner parties. This can be hired as one room, or in conjunction with Churchill's Bar for pre-lunch or dinner drinks


Control Room was once the plate making workshop in the print factory and is now a newly refurbished VIP room with slick furnishings and bespoke steel structure bars. Offering 736 sq. m of versatile space, Control Room is ideal for private receptions, filming, intimate dinners and training sessions. 32m (L) x 23m (W) x 2.8m - 3.6 m (H) 736 sq.m


The Palm Court is a stunning reception area and is most certainly the area within our events space with the biggest wow factor! The glass domed roof of the Palm Court creates a distinct feeling of being outside when in. Its high glass ceiling allows light to flood in by day whilst turning into a focal point, lighting up, as evening falls. This space is ideal for standing functions or drinks receptions.

The Porchester Hall Queensway, Baywater, Paddington, Royal oak

Grade II listed Porchester Hall is a timeless art deco venue in the City of Westminster, popular for private parties, conferences, weddings, fashion shows, charity galas and concerts alike. The lavish Main Hall can accommodate up to 630 guests for a standing event; 450 theatre style; or 450 for a seated dinner; with numerous ancillary spaces for backstage or breakout areas. The venue has a recommended caterer list but also offers dry-hire for flexibility, along with corkage and cash bar options.


As Covent Garden's original flower market, the Galleries at London Transport Museum provide a unique space for any event from breakfasts to award ceremonies to product launches to panel discussions. Guests are immersed in two floors of London's rich transport history including interactive exhibitions, early tube carriages and our ever-popular Elizabeth Line driving experience. Surround by our collection of iconic red buses, the space can host up to 150 guests for seated dinners and 500 for standing receptions. Choose one of our carefully selected caterers to create bespoke menus


Why not host your Lunch, reception or dinner in the heart of the City of London. Our hall is over 800 years old and steeped in history. Enjoy a refreshing glass of sparkling wine on arrival in our Drawing Room followed by a lavish meal or reception with music in our main hall. We can host reception of up to 250 guests and dinners for 120 of round tables and 158 on a E - shape.


For grand-scale events, all three studios are available to hire, with the option of production and catering by Studio Spaces. Seating up to 700 people or 1600 standing throughout the spaces, this renovated warehouse maintains many of its original features, making it a favoured choice for a large range of events. The Warehouse has been meticulously restored to make the most of the original brickwork and raw details. The White Studio functions as the perfect reception room thanks to its bright interior and outdoor space, while the Black Studio is could be used for parties.

indigo at The O2 North Greenwich

This multi-functional venue is perfect for any award ceremony, with its impressive interiors and top-notch AV, your ceremony will go off without a hitch.

Cutty Sark Greenwich

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. With 4 distinct event spaces the ship can be used for any style of corporate hospitality. Ideal for summer & Christmas parties, drink receptions, product launches, private dining and press releases. This iconic British Institution has commanding views over the mighty river Thames and an evening beneath her gleaming hull is truly one of a kind as it is the only place in the world you can entertaining underneath the hull of a ship.

Award Ceremony Venues FAQs


What are the top venues for a large awards ceremony in London?

Great venues for large awards ceremonies include Evolution London, The London Palladium, The Museum of London and 8 Northumberland.


How much does it cost to host an awards ceremony in London?

Prices will vary venue to venue, and depending on the format of your event, as well as inclusions in the package. For an awards show including a gala dinner, the average price in London is around £80pp


What is included in an awards ceremony package?

Awards packages vary, but most will include hire of the space, 3-course dinner, 1/2 bottle of wine and water and staffing.


Will staging and AV for an awards be included in the quote?

Check with each venue directly. Some will offer basic awards sets, however for a lot of awards, the provided AV will not be enough.


What are the best large award venues in the UK?

For larger award ceremonies you can try venues such as Intercontinental, Royal lancaster, Magazine, Old Billingsgate, Battersea Evolution, The O2 Arena, Manchester Arena or Victoria Warehouse.


How much do award ceremonies cost per head?

Award Ceremonies are usually slightly more expensive than other corporate events. The price per head ranges from £80-150 in London but can be as affordable as £40 elsewhere. In addition you may expect to pay extra for stage build and production.

About Award Ceremony Venues


London is one of the greatest business hubs in Europe. But as hard as Londoners work, everyone needs a day out of the office every now and again.

What better way to keep your team refreshed and motivated than a day packed with team bonding activities? To help you out, we've listed the best indoor team building venues in London - guaranteed to keep your corporate away day running smoothly whatever the weather.

So, whether you're stuck for ideas or you just want a space inside to work through some exercises and games, these brilliant away day venues have got you covered.

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