London is city renowned for event venues that provide creative spaces from which to breathe life into corporate meetings and marketing conferences, or lend a unique touch to baby showers and wedding receptions. Not every creative venue in the city is the same though, with some offering more or less of specific themes and feels that lend themselves to specific celebrations and family or corporate get togethers. Below you’ll find a selection of six large creative spaces that will allow you to select from a range of ideas and cool possibilities for your next event, letting you add that something special to your occasion to will make it unforgettable.
Conveniently located in the bustling centre of London’s well loved Camden area, Gilgamesh is a creative space that will delight and impress any guests. In fact, they’ve gone a step further than most other creative venues and even have their own wedding license, meaning if you’re looking for a creative wedding venue where you can also have your reception, they can take care of everything. There are five unique event spaces represented in the location, spanning more than 12,000 square feet of space, and offering plenty of room for any number of guests from 20 to 500, and even up to 750 if you’re comfortable with standing room only. A flexible and versatile event location that also includes underground parking and is close to two main tube stations, it’s a must see venue.
The Holborn Basement, better known as the Display Gallery, is one of London’s cooler and more funky creative spaces. It offers a ground level access area, with street facing window frontage and a large glass entrance which leads into the main area. From there guests are led downstairs to the much larger lower ground area, where exhibitions are usually held. In fact, the lower ground level is three times the space of the upper area, which often surprises and delights guests. Offering 1,500 square feet of blank canvas space, it can be decorated to suit the needs of any corporate, public or private event needs, and can accommodate up to 350 people. As there are no sound restrictions, you can also host live events, and it is close to a number of stations, including Farringdon and Chancery Lane.
One of the more eclectic creative spaces in Marylebone, Carousel has made a name for itself in London by providing something a little out of the ordinary. In fact, as it’s a transformative space, you can take your next event to the level of extraordinary with the right touches. It’s a full featured event space that provides professional lighting throughout, and comfortably hosts everything from weddings to fashion shows and creative meetings. Whether you are interested in a product launch, or prefer something more subdued, the 4,800 square feet of event area here will let you host up to 350 guests in a brilliantly laid out space. Refreshments options are near limitless as well, since the facility is a name in town and has established relationships with a number of vendors.
A versatile blank canvas, The Hellenic Centre is one of Central London’s best creative event venues, and is conveniently located in historic Marylebone. It provides plenty of natural daylight, a balcony area with a lovely white finish, and extremely high ceilings throughout. At more than 2,600 square feet, up to 250 guests can be comfortably attended to, and will enjoy an exceptional day or evening, depending on your event. A wide range of catering options are available too, with each new event transforming the venue into something different. If you are looking for a unique space to leave your mark on, this is the place for you. It’s also just six minutes walk from Baker Street, and only a few more from Bond Street station.