With awards season around the corner, don't miss out on locking in a gold standard venue to celebrate your high achievers! Whether you're after an ornate hall with colossal capacity, or an exclusive lounge to treat your top team members, we've got spectacular settings to roll out the red carpet, whatever the size or style of your event.

1. The London Transport Museum

If you're after something quirky and memorable, The London Transport Museum is sure to drive proceedings up a gear. With events taking place in the immersive and entertaining surroundings of the museum's larger-than-life exhibits, there's something to keep everyone engaged. And thanks to the venue's central Covent Garden location, guests can easily jump on a real London bus after they've had their fill of exploring the museum's retired vehicles. Tickets please!

Location: Covent Garden

Capacity: 150 dining

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2. Eventim Apollo

If you're after a venue with BAFTA-worthy flair, Eventim Apollo makes an outstanding candidate. With a colossal capacity of over 3000 guests (theatre-style) or 680 at tables, there's space for your entire company to come together. And with a stage, spectacular lighting, and fantastic acoustics, the award presentation is sure to be a thrilling event - just make sure speeches have a time limit or you might come to regret putting people in the spotlight!

Location: Hammersmith

Capacity: 3311 theatre; 680 cabaret

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3. National Maritime Museum

A UNESCO world heritage site, The National Maritime Museum is a prestigious venue to hoist the sails of your awards ceremony. With a glass ceiling covering the vast central atrium, attendees can enjoy dinner under the sky, surrounded by historic artefacts from Britain's seafaring tradition. And with the museum's exhibitions available for guests to explore, events here are sure to make a splash!

Location: Greenwich

Capacity: 580 dining; 250 cabaret

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4. St Mary's Venue

With its vast, arched ceilings and classical architecture, St Mary's Venue is an awe-inspiring spot for a sophisticated ceremony. Boasting a huge floor space with flexible table and seating arrangements, this open venue offers ample room for dining, delivering awards and speeches, and dancing the night away. And with professional AV and in-house lighting to set the mood, guests will have plenty of reason to raise the high roof of this stunning space!

Location: Marylebone

Capacity: 315 dining; 700 theatre

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5. Plaisterer's Hall

While we're on the topic of ceilings, you may just have some trouble keeping guests' eyes on the stage at Plaisterer's Hall... The ornate, carved plasterwork in its Great Hall is a sight worthy of a strained neck, and with elegant decor and state-of-the-art AV and tech throughout, attendees are guaranteed to feel inspired and appreciated in this stunning space.

Location: Barbican

Capacity: 340 dining; 400 theatre

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6. PS Tattershall Castle

Want to really push the boat out for your ceremony? For a smaller event, PS Tattershall Castle is a unique and utterly charming steam boat decked out with a nightclub, 5 private bars, and 3 private event spaces. Bridge the gap between prize-giving and partying as easily as moving between decks, and give attendees a memorable, maritime experience to get proceedings going full steam ahead!

Location: Embankment

Capacity: 50 seated; 200 standing

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7. Searcys at The Gherkin

For real high-achievers, why not take proceedings to the next level with a sky-high awards ceremony at Searcys at The Gherkin? This iconic London landmark is best enjoyed from the inside, with panoramic views across the city making it the pinnacle of venues for a dinner reception. Perfect for medium-sized events of up to 140 guests, every attendee is guaranteed to feel like a winner from this vantage point!

Location: City of London

Capacity: 140 dining

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If you've got team achievements to celebrate, make the occasion extra memorable with a ceremony in one of these tip-top spots. From theatrical, BAFTA-beating beauties, to buses that allow you to 'conduct' proceedings with style, we've got incredible spaces lined up for every event.

Haven't found the perfect setting yet? Check out our other podium-ready venues for awards ceremonies here, or get in touch with one of our venue experts today!