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Conferences: Top 6 Quirky Conference Venues

Want to host a conference with a twist? These quirky conference venues will have your guests in awe. All ideally located in London, they're set to inspire attendees, thanks to their unique history and stunning interiors.

Take a look at our top six quirky conference venues, handpicked by our team of venue experts.

ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo

You might be surprised, but ZSL London Zoo is an excellent place to host a conference. It has a superb range of professional and private spaces with views of eye-catching animal residents and environments. For example, The Prince Albert Suite is a conference venue unlike any other, with its spectacular rooftop terrace overlooking Penguin Beach.

Even better feeling than merely hosting an event is to have a philanthropic cause behind it. By holding an adventurous conference at London Zoo, you are helping to contribute to ZSL - the charity behind London Zoo, which supports the global conservation of animals and their habitats.

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London Film Museum

London Film Museum

Located in Covent Garden, the London Film Museum is perfect for any central London conference. It's unique, memorable and perfectly versatile, with five spaces available to hire exclusively or individually across the building.

Central to the London Film Museum is the hugely popular Bond In Motion exhibition, which would be the talking point of your conference. Enjoy the sophisticated combination of history, British film and culture that only 007 can bring to your event.

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The Apartment at The Hoxton Shoreditch

Hoxton Shoreditch

With room for up to 250 people, The Apartment at The Hoxton in Shoreditch is a quirky but spacious conference space that will allow creativity to flow. With seven rooms available in the whole apartment, guests can make themselves at home, raid the pantry (which is full of free goodies!) and have the most productive day.

This unique venue offers stunning natural daylight, and is a home away from home in the heart of London.

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Eventim Apollo

The Eventim Apollo

One of London's major live entertainment venues, this ex-cinema has hosted stars such as David Bowie, Kate Bush and Russell Brand! And now, it could be the perfect location for your conference.

Available for exclusive hire, the Eventim Apollo fits 3300 seated theatre-style in the auditorium and includes a two-level foyer as the perfect breakout space for registration and refreshments. This gorgeous art-deco style venue has the perfect combination of glitz, glamour and history.

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Events @ No 6

Events @ No 6

On the sixth floor of this purpose-built events space, you'll find Events @ No 6's Terrace Room. With a capacity of 60 seated theatre-style, this stunning venue has two outdoor terraces on either side of the main room. What better breakout spaces could you hope for at a summer conference?!

But that's not all. Events @ No 6 has six rooms available for you to choose from, all bright, airy and impeccably designed. In fact, the venue won our 'Best Newcomer' award in 2019! Each room comes with flexible breakout spaces, plenty of natural light and the latest AV equipment.

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ArcelorMittal Orbit


Enjoy a conference in the clouds at ArcelorMittal Orbit. At 114.5 metres high, the ArcelorMittal Orbit provides staggering 360 panoramic views of the London skyline from within the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, home of the London 2012 Olympic games.

The unique design provides unparalleled views of London, and the history behind the venue will be sure to inspire delegates at any conference.

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Told you these quirky venues would have your guests in awe! To find out more about booking one of these unique venues for your conference, just chat with one of our venue experts.




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