Read up on our recommendations and reviews of stadium venues on the Hire Space blog, and find the perfect base for your event.
5 Pitch-Perfect Sports Grounds For Events
More and more sports grounds and stadiums are opening their doors to event planners looking to add a sporty edge to their events. Hire Space brings you a selection of some of our favourites!
Venue Review: London Stadium
How time flies. Seven years ago, the Olympic Stadium hosted the majority of the London 2012 Olympics events. London Stadium, as it's known today, is home of West Ham United – but also an expansive events venue. Now transformed into a dedicated venue, the entire VIP West Stand is comprised of numerous spaces ideal for a number of different events: conferences , receptions and product launches
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5 Reasons Why You Should Hire Twickenham Stadium
We all know Twickenham Stadium as the 'Home of England Rugby', an iconic sporting venue that's seen some historic sporting moments. But, Twickenham has another side that makes it a versatile events venue, so we've rounded up a few reasons why it's the perfect place for your next event . 1. It has a secret...
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What will the Events Industry look like in 2018?... And what do experts hope it will look like?
We asked leading events experts for their predictions and hopes for where the events industry is going as we head into 2018. Wellbeing, the impact of new technology and the GDPR legislation were all major talking points at EventLAB 2017 and it's clear they'll be a bigger part of the conversation in the new year. With so much in motion in the events industry, let's see what the experts had to say. How will the events industry of 2018 be different to that of 2017? From t
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Go Big or Go Home: Enormous Events at Copper Box Arena
Forming a vital part of the London 2012 complex, the Copper Box Arena was the home of handball, modern pentathlon, fencing and goalball during the Olympics and Paralympics five years ago. Today, it's the home ground for the London Lions basketball team, and still plays host to various sports from badminton to wheelchair rugby. "The Box that Rocks"
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Lee Valley VeloPark: From Olympic Gold to Event-Hosting Victory
It's an iconic space of which you've no doubt seen images and heard stories of victory. Once the ultimate stage for Team GB glory as the velodrome for the London 2012 Olympics, the stunning centre now holds exhibitions and conferences in the middle of a cycling track , leading to such surreal images such as these: But that's not all that the Stratford venue offers for those looking to hold event
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A Scaredy-Cat's Guide to the ArcelorMittal Orbit Slide
The longest and tallest slide in the world. Yes, our world that stretches an area of 510.1 million km² – and no one has ever put a longer or taller slide on any spot on it than the one we were about to ride. Forgive my retrospective freak-out: I've never been one for rides. I was a queasy mess at Chessington. Big Thunder Mountain at Disney is more my speed. Scratch that: the teacups are more my speed. There is nothing, I repeat nothing, reassuring as you approach the ArcelorMittal Orbit
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