BEST NEW OR REFURBISHED VENUE 2019
Alexandra Palace Theatre & East Court
Alexandra Palace Theatre and East Court has reopened in December 2018 following a £27 million restoration. The restoration project represented the biggest investment in the venue for a generation and has resulted in a truly unique space – opened to the public 80 years after it last closed its doors.
Originally opened in 1875, Alexandra Palace Theatre was a home for spectacle and delight, where audiences were entertained by pantomime, opera, drama, ballet and music hall. The restoration has breathed new life into the space, welcoming a new generation of audiences. In a short space of time, Alexandra Palace Theatre has established itself as one of the city’s most exciting and unique event spaces.
BAFTA Piccadilly opened in July 2019, as BAFTA’s beautiful pop up venue whilst BAFTA 195 is undergoing a 2-year refurbishment. Utilising both the ground and lower ground floors of 194 Piccadilly, the space will be curated by BAFTA’s archive team featuring a series of exhibitions that will showcase BAFTA’s unique heritage.
BAFTA Piccadilly has the complete ‘wow’ factor as you descend the stairs into the decadent 350 pax reception capacity room. From mirrored lifts to marbled counters, the space is full of BAFTA glamour and luxury. The décor speaks for itself, allow you to can host everything from Christmas parties to cat-walks. All of which can be organised and planned through our brilliant in-house team.
BAFTA Piccadilly also offers our clients a unique opportunity to see the BAFTA kitchen team in action with a stunning open-kitchen set up. The first of its kind for BAFTA.
Our tight nit sales and events team form very close working relationships with all our clients and make them feel a part of the BAFTA family.
By hosting your event at BAFTA you’re not only going to enjoy outstanding food and impeccable service but a unique insight into one of the country’s greatest brands.
Events at No 6
Purpose-built by the Royal College of Pathologists, Events @ No 6 is an exciting new development for the London venue market, built to be innovative, state-of-the-art, and the perfect solution for an array of events.
Our spaces can host up to 210 delegates and we are perfectly located in the fast-developing Aldgate and Whitechapel areas close to the City of London, with amazing links to the rest of the capital and wider region.
The venue has bright meeting rooms alongside airy, relaxed open spaces. Room capacity ranges up to 210 and the dedicated meeting rooms all include the latest AV equipment for reliable and professional working experiences.
The top floor terrace room is a particularly special feature, with a central room flanked by two terraces, with spectacular views of the city.
With attentive and dedicated staff focused on the delivery of a great guest experience we expect Events @ No 6 to develop a loyal following amongst the corporate, agency and association markets In particular Our focus on service, great food and CSR provides a a balance that will ensure clients return again and again.
Hackney Town Hall
As a civic building, Hackney Town Hall is a multi-purpose building for the London Borough of Hackney Council, the local community and commercial businesses. The buildings aim is to be self funded through private and commercial events, whether that is weddings and receptions, filming for television and film or corporate meetings and conferences.
Many of our clients choose Hackney Town Hall not just because of its fantastic location and stunning architecture but also because they know by holding their event at Hackney Town Hall their money goes directly into securing its future for generations to come.
Illuminate at the Science Museum
The Science Museum opened its brand-new dedicated events space, Illuminate in March 2019. The multi-functional venue is situated on Levels 4 and 5 of the museum, replacing the old medicine galleries.
The museum’s mission of inspiring futures through the creative exploration of science, technical innovation and industry was Lead Architect Mary Duggan’s inspiration for Illuminate. The views, spaces and technology that Illuminate offers are simply not available anywhere else, making it a completely unique and innovative space designed with clients in mind.
The principal theme of Illuminate is the contrast between light and dark illustrated in the journey between the levels. Level 4 is a complete black-out space granting clients control of creative lighting to immerse guests in their brand experience. As you transition to Level 5, the space is flooded with natural light through a panoramic floor to ceiling window providing stunning views of London’s skyline.
Official production and catering partners to Illuminate are White Light and Moving Venue. White Light offers both DDR and bespoke packages, providing clients with streamlined offerings to ensure a convenient, cost-effective process, while Moving Venue offer outstanding and creative catering concepts to suit any client theme or brief.
Kensington Palace Pavilion
Nestled within the Kensington Palace gardens and boasting stunning views of Kensington Palace and the Sunken Garden, the Pavilion includes access to covered terrace and gardens. Built to inspire creativity and ingenuity within a historic landscape, the Pavilion can accommodate numbers up to 800 guests. As the Pavilion is a modern contemporary space the variety of options for entertainment, catering, production and floristry are vast.
The production truss in the main space affords clients the opportunity to be creative with their layout. From projectors to disco balls and floral designs the truss can act as an added dimension to any event layout! The Pavilions multipurpose space provides a wealth of catering options for guests. Throughout the year we have seen food stations, interactive dessert displays, Chef’s tables, ice cream machines and many more.
At Kensington Palace we endeavour to provide every client with an exceptional royal welcome. Our dedicated team aims to respond to every enquiry within 24 hours and from your initial site visit to the event evening our enthusiastic team will see clients through the entire process. Therefore, clients looking to find a large, versatile events space in zone 1 the Pavilion is the ideal venue!
The Embassy is the latest and greatest addition to the lumiere family, this space boasts a class of its own, from the location and the superbly restored period interiors to the lush high quality fittings and furniture.
For an unique event you will be pressed to find anything quite like this.
Science Gallery London
Science Gallery London is a free to visit space in London Bridge. Part of King’s College London, it is a vibrant, interactive place where art and science collide through exhibitions and events. Opening in September 2018, this unique space spans across three floors and offers a variety of spaces for meetings and events from breakfast to dinners and everything in between.
The Grubstreet Author
Launched in April 2018, The Grubstreet Author (GSA) occupies a formerly derelict basement area of The Brewery events venue in London. Accessed from a discreet private entrance on Milton Street, the venue is comprised of three distinct event spaces. It has a maximum capacity of 150 guests, split over three rooms which is equal to 214m2.
The GSA is as a luxurious, high-end offering tailored exclusively to smaller sized events who wanted a venue that, due to the association with The Brewery, they knew they could rely on to deliver a quality event, in a setting that would create a lasting impression. The venue is a unique proposition to the events market in that it bridges the gap between a traditional event space and members clubs, restaurants and bars.
The first year of operation has been a great start for the venue which has delivered over 80 events.