There are times when an ordinary event space simply won’t do if you are planning a special event. How can you make your event to stand out from the crowd? What you need is a venue that can deliver that special WOW factor and will have people falling over themselves to attend!
The United Kingdom is home to numerous iconic venues that can be hired for various events, from conferences and weddings to concerts and exhibitions and more. We have scoured the country and come up with a list of some of the most iconic venues across the UK:
The Royal Albert Hall (London):
A world-famous concert hall known for its stunning architecture and acoustics. It’s suitable for concerts and corporate events. Whilst the main auditorium cannot be hired for conferences, there are seven other event spaces available for hire with capacities ranging from 12 to 250.
The Shard (London):
The Shard offers event spaces with breathtaking views of London. Ideal for corporate meetings and upscale events.
The British Museum (London):
This historic museum has unique event spaces, including the Great Court and Egyptian Sculpture Gallery, which can be hired for receptions and dinners.
Edinburgh Castle (Edinburgh):
An iconic Scottish castle with various event spaces, including the Crown Square and the Queen Anne Building, suitable for weddings and corporate events.
Blenheim Palace (Oxfordshire):
A grand stately home and UNESCO World Heritage Site, perfect for weddings, conferences, and gala dinners.
The Titanic Belfast (Belfast):
Located at the birthplace of the Titanic, this modern museum offers event spaces with a maritime theme. The largest space, the Titanic Suite has a capacity of up to 700 seated theatre style.
The Natural History Museum (London):
The Hintze Hall, with its famous dinosaur skeleton, is a popular choice for gala dinners and corporate events.
The Tower of London (London):
This historic fortress has multiple event spaces, including the medieval White Tower and the New Armouries, suitable for various occasions. The Reveller is a relatively new addition to the Tower of London and offers a unique riverside setting.
The Glasshouse Gateshead (Gateshead):
A contemporary music and conference venue with stunning architecture on the banks of the River Tyne.
The Royal Pavilion (Brighton):
A unique and exotic palace, perfect for weddings and events with a touch of regal elegance.
The Albert Hall (Manchester):
A stunning venue known for its stained glass windows and organ. It’s suitable for concerts, weddings, and corporate events.
The Roman Baths (Bath):
An ancient Roman bathing and socialising complex with event spaces overlooking the historic baths.
The Globe Theatre (London):
A reconstruction of Shakespeare’s original Globe Theatre, offering a historic backdrop for performances and events. In addition to this historic space, there is also the Underglobe (capacity up to 350 seated and 450 standing), Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and the Upper Foyer.
The Victoria and Albert Museum (London):
This museum offers various event spaces, including the stunning Raphael Gallery, suitable for art-themed events.
Wembley Stadium (London):
Iconic for sporting events and concerts, Wembley Stadium also has event spaces for corporate functions. Capacity ranges from 300-1,800.
Glasgow Science Centre (Glasgow):
A modern venue with interactive exhibits and event spaces overlooking the River Clyde.
The Cavern Club (Liverpool):
Famous for its association with The Beatles, this underground club is ideal for music events and private parties. It is available for private hire from Monday – Thursday. Capacity seated up to 170, standing up to 350.
If you would like more information on any of these venues, contact us today.