While there is an incredible variety of hotels and conference venues to choose from in London, it can sometimes be difficult to find a totally unique venue for your meeting. Sometimes you need something that is a little bit more innovative; a venue that will get the creative juices flowing, inspire attendees and create a fun and edgy atmosphere.
After looking through hundreds of different venues around Greater London, we have compiled this list of 7 of the most unique venues to host your next meeting. After all, who said meetings can’t be fun?!
7. Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
If you work for an advertising company or for a big name brand, this could be the perfect venue for you. What better way to brainstorm new advertising ideas than in a museum that is full to the brim with famous adverts from the past?
Everything can be found here…the brands and packs, posters and ads, fads and fashions, toys and games. Both evocative and inspiring, this museum is a kaleidoscope of images and iconic brands.
The museum, which is ideal venue for evening events, is definitely one of the most unique venues in London.
6. The London Film Museum
A recent arrival in the old Covent Garden flower market building, the London Film Museum is dedicated to the rich history of the British film industry. Its permanent collection uses artefacts, photography, film and multimedia tools to take visitors on a journey through the story of cinema.
With stunning architecture, large spacious rooms and beautiful lighting, this venue would be a great choice for an exhibition or a large reception event.
5. Royal Air Force Museum
If you are looking for a venue with a difference, and one which is steeped in history, then this is the perfect choice for you. The Royal Air Force Museum is Britain’s only National Museum dedicated wholly to aviation, the science of flight and the RAF.
If you are looking for an exclusive venue to really impress your guests, you can’t get more unique than the RAF Museum’s exclusive function halls which contain rare and historic artifacts from the world of aviation.
Just imagine your guests enjoying a glass of wine beneath iconic aircraft such as the Spitfire and Hurricane or enjoying a post conference dinner underneath the wings of the magnificent Lancaster in the Museum’s Historic Hangars.
4. City of London Club
Based in the heart of the City, ideally positioned just 5 minutes walk from Bank and Liverpool Street stations and close to many other transport links, is the City of London Club. According to its first members, the Club offered ‘a Place of Useful Resort’ to those of ‘known respectability’ in the City.
From an impressive formal reception and banquet for 120 people to a private room for an hour’s brainstorming session at lunchtime, we have the perfect function or meeting space for your requirements and the dedicated service team to go with it.
3. Academy Of Medical Sciences
Founded in 1998, the Academy of Medical Sciences is the independent body in the UK that represents the diverse spectrum of medical science – from basic research through clinical application to healthcare delivery.
Located on Portland Place, close to Oxford Circus, Regents Park and Marylebone, this Grade II* listed townhouse is an ideal meeting venue for anyone working in the medical or science sectors or for any company looking for an alternative meeting venue right in the centre of London.
2. Bounce Ping Pong Club
Looking for the most fun venue in London? Bounce - The ‘Home of Ping Pong’ is the answer you have been searching for! A converted nightclub, Bounce is one of the hottest venues in London and is a great place to spot both local and international celebrities!
The venue itself, created by award-winning interior designer Russell Sage, is visually striking: it houses 17 bespoke ping pong tables, and features a 40ft long cocktail bar.
Bounce is the ultimate events venue, and is perfectly positioned between the City of London and the West End, the perfect spot for your next meeting or event.
1. Tuttons Vaults
Arguably one of the most famous and long standing restaurants in Covent Garden, Tuttons Vaults are situated on the east side of the historic piazza, overlooking the hustle and bustle of the markets.
Prior to being a restaurant, this building was a traditional Turkish Bath establishment frequented by the gentry and politicians in the late 1800’s and is specifically mentioned in the Charles Dickens novel ‘Great Expectations’.
The restaurant offers private dining facilities created from old cellars inside of the old vaults, perfect for a post conference dinner or wining and dining company executives. It can also host up to 50 guests for a standing drinks reception.