Corporate Christmas parties are an excellent way to let off steam and unwind after a stressful year of work. By bringing together staff, managers and shareholders alike, you can create the perfect environment for people to break the ice and forge relationships that will serve them well back in the workplace, or even just to leave behind their work related worries for a night and have some much deserved fun.
Found in the ever popular Islington, London, Jenius Social is a very flexible event venue that lends itself very nicely to a corporate Christmas party. If you want to kick back and relax, then you can be wined and dined on bespoke private dining menus in a comfortable, modern setting that can accommodate up to 70 people. If instead you would rather something a little more interactive, why not get everyone out of their seats and taking part in one of many cooking classes on offer in the onsite, fully-functioning kitchen facilities. This can be a brilliantly effective but enjoyable team-building exercise, getting people talking and laughing out of the office.
Just a 5 minute walk from Russell Square tube station and 11 minutes from King’s Cross St Pancras, this conveniently located site in central London is a unique and exciting venue. If you like a touch of history, then you are sure to enjoy the hot-rolled black steel, exposed brick walls and reclaimed wood found throughout, which give Generator a distinct British feel. If history isn’t your bag, there’s still plenty on offer here to keep you happy, including a café, cinema, art installations and a bar – complete with a life size London bus! With several different spaces, all packed to the brim with fun, quirky décor, it’s sure to put a smile on your face.
You would be forgiven for overlooking Century as first, but that’s the beauty of this delightfully unique venue; it remains a lesser-known, hidden gem that makes it all the more enjoyable for those who find it. Tucked away discreetly on Shaftesbury Avenue, in the heart of Soho, this exclusive five floor private member’s club is just 4 minutes from both Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square tube stations. There is Wi-Fi throughout each of the different floors, which themselves include a restaurant, a meeting room, a cocktail lounge, a screening room and Soho’s largest rooftop terrace. Private member’s clubs are known for their sumptuous, luxurious sense of style and Century is no exception to the rule, perfectly combining the idea of business and pleasure, ideal for corporate Christmas parties.
With 3 floors, 2 dining rooms and 2 bars, POLPO at Ape and Bird is a multi-purpose, flexible venue available for parties of up to 350 people. Each section offers its own unique feel, from the grungy bar in the basement to the elegant dining room on the first floor, so there’s something for everyone here. Whether you wish to hire one specific floor or the building in its entirety is up to you depending on your Christmas party’s needs but regardless, the several nearby Underground stations – including Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square – all within walking distance mean it is easily reached from across the length of the city.
Just 6 minutes from Brixton station, you will find Electric, a huge and versatile venue that manages that rare feat of mixing both a contemporary feel with characterful charm. The space can be adapted depending on the vibe you are going for, with room for up to 1700 people at a standing reception or 200 seated guests in the main room for a more formal event. The vast space is overlooked by a mezzanine, providing great views of the stage, perfect if you wanted to organise live entertainment for your Christmas party. The modern, cool and airy atmosphere is great for any occasion with a big guest list, without having people feel they have been crammed in – There’s plenty of room for everyone.