Top 8 iconic venues in London for your next event!

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London certainly has no shortage of iconic venues and astonishing architectural features. With architecturally genius cutting-edge designs or buildings with a rich and grand history that spans century’s. Get in touch today to discuss with venue finding team the perfect venue for your next event.

For an event towering over London in the clouds, hosted by the tallest building in Europe or an event in the brutalist architecture, The Barbican, proclaimed once as “one of the modern wonders of the world” 1982. For your every requirement, our expert venue finding team strives to find the perfect venue for you. Find out more on our Venue Finding agency today, or speak to a member of our team!

1) The Shard
The Shard is currently the tallest building in Europe, an immediately impressive building designed as a shard of glass piercing through London’s clouds. Praised as a significant architectural achievement and visited by people around the world to look out over the glittering London skyline from the Shard’s viewing platform. The perfect space to enjoy fantastic views, revel impressive the modern accomplishment and to experience the finest service, foods and beverages.

2) The Barbican
Love it or hate it, The Barbican is one of the most important iconic venues in London. Considered as a “wonder of the world” by some and covering 35 acres in the City of London, The Barbican has a huge event space equipped with the latest technologies and an idyllic garden for summer party’s.

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3) Plaisterers’ Hall
Plaisterers’ Hall is designed to be reminiscent of ballrooms in the 18th Century and provides the grandeur and elegance of these occasions. Each ballroom as beautiful as the one before, with luxurious gold walls, glittering chandeliers and deep red carpets that take you back to a golden era. Only recently re-opened after a complete renovation, this lively hall is back and in full swing. Capacities up to 600 people, in the heart of the City of London on the historic London Wall.

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4) Sky Garden
A beautiful garden 35 floors over London, providing panoramic views over London from the iconic ‘walkie talkie’ building. 20 Fenchurch Street is remarkably wider at the top, an unusual top-heavy design for taller buildings, but ensures that you get a larger event space with a phenomenal view. And why not enjoy the stunning features of London’s highest park for your next event?

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5) The Design Museum
The newly improved design museum reopened its doors late last year to reveal a minimalist interior, the latest technological advances and a vast celebration of human invention. Instantly regarded a huge success, the Design Museum is a haven of contemporary innovation, a light and open space for you and your guests to fill how you wish.

6) Guildhall
The City of London’s only surviving medieval building, built in 1411. Guildhall has an unrivalled history, having hosted some of the most significant events in London’s history. The grandeur and gothic design of Guildhall creates a dramatic backdrop for any event. A flexible space fitted with the latest AV equipment, this venue can be used for everything from conferences to gala dinners.

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7) National Theatre
Home to the best theatre across the country, located on the South Bank looking out onto the River Thames. A world-renowned theatre, famous for its innovative performances that everyone can enjoy. The Deck of the National Theatre, is the perfect event space with views across the river of London’s skyline. A large space perfect for gala dinners or award evenings alike.

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8) RIBA
The home of the Royal Institution of British Architects, you can expect exceptionally designed events spaces. RIBA venues are proudly equipped for a wide variety of events. An incredibly light space that can host a seated dinner of 250 guests. And with three roof terraces overlooking London, RIBA is perfect for a summer party.

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