Below you will find a list of some of the best new galleries available for hire in London for 2016, all of which make a wonderful backdrop for an event to remember.
Wardour Street Gallery is a spacious contemporary art gallery that is great for a whole range of uses, from retail pop-ups to dinners. The cutting-edge architecture is accented by details including the high ceilings, reflective black flooring, pillars, brickwork and large windows (which let in plenty of natural daylight). Up to 500 guests can attend a standing reception here, or else 100 at a more formal seated event, but with Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square and Oxford Circus tube stations all mere minutes away, all your guests should be able to reach you with ease.
71a Gallery and events space is an incredibly diverse venue that has already played host to everything from film screenings to parties. This gallery, screening room and workshop comes with a separate bar and lounge, adding up to a total capacity of around 150, and can be used for both one off occasions and regular, recurring events throughout the year, depending on what you need. It’s found in the popular area of Shoreditch in trendy East London, surrounded by good transport links, including Old Street, Liverpool Street and Shoreditch High Street.
Craft Central is another highly flexible, multi-purpose venue that can be adapted to suit many different needs. There are several spaces on offer here, the largest of which being known simply as The Gallery; a space which comes complete with an exhibition quality lighting system, natural oak flooring, dual aspect windows, a kitchenette, exhibition props and various other handy features. Other spaces at your disposal include The Showcase, The Meeting Room and the roof – 157 square metres of event space overlooking London’s stunning skyline.