Autumn is the best season, that's a fact. The crisp post-summer air, the sort of temperature that lets a jacket be a pure fashion choice rather than dictated by the weather. It's the colour of beaten copper in the trees and the crunch of leaves on the floor. Autumn is refreshing, it's invigorating; the season of new beginnings. It makes sense then, that discerning people would choose it as the best time to get married.
ZSL London Zoo
Unusual perhaps to get married in a zoo, but the Mappin Pavilion is a gorgeous autumnal venue for receptions. The floor to ceiling windows that surround the room let in the season's honeyed rays giving the warm a wonderful warm glow at sunset while offering wonderful views of Regent's Park and the Tiger enclosure. This wonderful space in the heart of London's animal kingdon can host up to 90 guests for dinner or 70 for a dinner and dance.
The Oyster Shed
The beauty of autumn is you can enjoy outdoor events without having to worry about the heat. Why not capitalise on the balmy weather of the autumn months with a wedding next to the placid Thames at the Oyster Shed. This wonderfully stylish bar sits on the bank of the river offering incredible views. If your hire the whole venue you can host up to 140 guests for a reception or for a more intimate dinner you can hire the Captain's Table to entertain 20 of your nearest and dearest.
Hackney Town Hall
This gorgeous art-deco hall enjoys a wonderful warm aesthetic thanks to authentic wooden floors and fittings; a perect match to the mood of the season. This iconic hall is a shining example of 1930s art-deco style. The Assembley Hall has the flexibility to function as both a reception venue or a space to host the wedding ceremony. As a reception venue it can host up to 300 guests or 140 for a dinner and dance. With access to the cozy art-deco bar, original sprung dance floor and grand windows the Hall is the perfect all-in-one venue.
The Institute of Contemporary Arts
The Nash and Brandon Rooms at the ICA enjoys a regal view over the Mall so you can enjoy St James' park in its full autumn glory thanks to floor to ceiling windows. Up to 150 guests can enjoy a dinner and dance in this elegant space. One of the most special features are the 3 balconies that overlook the Mall and the park allowing for you to live out your own royal wave moment.
41 Portland Place
A private Georgian house in the heart of fashionable Marylebone is the setting for our final reccomendation. Mixing grand dining rooms with a modern roof terrace combines the modern with the traditional for a sensational result. Hireing the whole venue allows for a versatile event that can host up to 250 guests. True luxury for your special day.
Let us help you make booking you event a joy and enquire with our Venue Experts about booking a venue for your wedding this autumn.