BEST VENUE WITH OUTSIDE SPACE
As one of the four Inns of court in England and Wales, who would have guessed we would have a hidden gem situated in central London? Comprising of over 5 acres, the Walks gardens are transformed during the months of June and July for Summer Parties. A purpose-built marquee comes to life to not only host a range of corporate parties within various industry sectors, but to also host a memorable wedding, an awards gala dinner and family fun days.
Gray’s Inn have been able to enhance their packages, the variety of food and beverage we can offer along with pushing the limits on the entertainment and decoration. With a brand-new sales team and a temporary kitchen, the team at Gray’s Inn have worked against all odds to ensure we were able to rise above the challenge, to exceed client expectations and to start the creative juices flowing for the plans for 2024. This historical setting in central London has inspired many and even now we continue this through the vision of each booking and bringing to life a memorable moment in time.
One of London’s best kept secrets, The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) is a hidden gem in the heart of the bustling city. Comprising a magnificent Georgian Armoury House and large event space, The Prince Consort Rooms, the real star of the venue is the five acres of immaculate gardens, aptly named the Artillery Garden.
A piece of history in the city, The HAC is the London home of the Honourable Artillery Company, an active military regiment and a charity, first granted by Henry VIII in 1537. Upon entering the grounds, you are greeted by five acres of Artillery Garden, still used in parades and military ceremonies today.
With sprawling lawns, the space is available for parties, weddings and large gatherings and is one of the largest outdoor party venues in London, meaning it can cater for even the most unusual event briefs. Able to adapt to suit the organiser’s needs, including adding marquees for alfresco dining and sports grounds to hire, the HAC provides the best outside space for events. Pair this with expert catering from one of the UK’s oldest caterers, Searcy’s, and competitively priced packages, there is nowhere else like this venue in the city.
Lambeth Palace and Lambeth Palace Library
Lambeth Palace is a historic Palace with over 10 acres of heritage grounds located in central London, just across the Thames from the Houses of Parliament. Founded in 1197, Lambeth Palace garden is one of the oldest gardens in England. We are proud to utilise them to full advantage 900 years later.
As well as this exceptional and generous outside space, the recently completed Lambeth Palace Library provides another incredible outside space. Our roof terrace hosts events such as international media conferences, charity receptions and product launches. We take full advantage of our prime position, offering spectacular panoramic views of London; looking over the Palace gardens, across to the House of Parliament and Big Ben, and much more.
In this last year, Lambeth has seen a number of events that will go down in history, including the London Day of the decennial Lambeth Conference, welcoming 1500 church leaders and dignitaries to Lambeth Palace, working with CHCC to deliver the Foreign & Commonwealth Development Office’s Official Reception to 650 Heads of State following the funeral of Her Late Majesty Elizabeth II, and delivering the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s Reception for the Coronation of Their Majesties, The King and Queen.
Prince Philip House
Prince Philip House’s ultimate hidden gem is the terrace with its views over the Mall and St James’s Park. It can host up to 250 guests standing and is the perfect backdrop for the most unique summer parties in the iconic Central London location within a stone’s throw from Buckingham Palace. What makes the terrace so unique is that we only have 5 dates a year to offer to our event bookers! What is more, we also have access to beautiful Waterloo Gardens, launched only a few months ago, consisting of Waterloo West Garden and Stirling Square Garden that can be hired as an extension to our room hire.
RCP London Events
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is over 500 years old and currently in its fifth home since 1965. This iconic Grade 1 listed modern building overlooking Regent’s Park houses an award-winning conference and events centre, RCP London Events. The venue offers highly versatile facilities, including tiered auditoriums, conference, meeting, exhibition and dining spaces as well as a museum and a Medicinal Garden ideal for summer entertainment.
The RCP’s Medicinal Garden is a wonderful, tranquil space. The real joy of this space is its unique and bespoke collection of plants: our 1,100 plants, herbs and flowers tell the myriad stories from diverse cultures and different countries, and offer an illuminating window into the history of medicine throughout the centuries.
In the summer, the Medicinal Garden transforms itself into an oasis for hosting creative summer events, pizza and barbecue parties, post-conference drinks receptions with interactive food stalls and al fresco dining for up to 200.
It is rare to find a venue so centrally located with outdoor garden space making RCP London Events a truly unique space in the heart of London.
Rose Court Events
Launched in July 2022, Rose Court Events is a space for upscale launches, awards and an impressive destination for milestone events. Spanning the top three floors of our South Bank location, the 25,000 sq.ft venue has a capacity for 700 guests and comprises nine event spaces each with floor to ceiling windows with panoramic views of the London skyline and independent access to a wraparound terrace. At the pinnacle of the venue are the show stopping 360 degree views from the roof garden event space accessed via a purpose built contemporary circular staircase complete with enclosed courtyard. From here, up to 300 guests can take in the sweeping river Thames along with views of The Shard, St Paul’s Cathedral, The Walkie Talkie, Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf. The venue has been purposefully designed and styled to bring people together to meet and entertain, to impress and inspire, the event space really does have a claim as one of London’s best and most exclusive rooftop venues.
Six Park Place
A two-year renovation has transformed this garden into a picturesque, show stopping, versatile event space.
The Garden overlooking Green Park, can be hired in various configurations, including the Lawn, Decking, Patio or exclusive hire. First class facilities include the Garden Bar, stone-baked pizza oven and Synergy Grill, creating a stage for the team of chefs to produce vibrant, food theatre and indeed memorability. Menus are diverse, pizza, BBQ, tapas and picnic style, to seated three course fine dining. The garden can be branded/themed, having hosted everything from luxury children’s parties, product launches, live screenings, afternoon tea, weddings, croquet & cocktail days.
Substantial parasols and inbuilt heaters with lighting, establish an almost weatherproof event space.
Collaborations with MasterChef winner Irini Tzortzoglou have elevated the culinary offering, social media engagement, and customer experience.
Proactive campaigns including the Secret Garden Party and Tea for Two showcased clients the finest hospitality, innovation, secured new business and drove ROI.
100% customer satisfaction scores 9 or 10/10.
Six Park Place is home to the Royal Over-Seas League, a not-for-profit members organisation, who champion and support young talent in classical music and visual arts. Commercial rates are competitive, and revenue is channelled back into our charitable arm.
Originally built as a royal palace, Somerset House welcomes over 3 million visitors annually to ‘step inside, think outside’ regardless of age, stage, or background, and curates a globally acclaimed cultural programme. Clients can add these cultural aspects for increased guest enrichment as and when they choose to their own events.
This iconic neo-classical venue has beautiful views over the River Thames to the Southbank and the spectacular Courtyard, complete with dancing fountains in the summer. With 3 stand-alone outdoor spaces, to entertain 320 to 1,500 guests, each offers different opportunities for any given brief.
With its high foot fall from Waterloo Bridge, Lancaster Place is the perfect choice for public sampling and activations with proven record. The River Terrace is also a success for activations as well as summer events incorporating the San Miguel Bar. On top of the Summer Series of gigs for emerging talent and SKATE in the winter, The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court can contain glass span marquees for entertaining up to 1,500 people. Recently, Ridley Scott filmed his latest project there.
These three spaces offer an unrivalled premium London setting that cannot be recreated elsewhere.