Sometimes an event needs to be different, to stand out from the crowd and to really impress, wow your guests and possibly even shock them, giving them something to remember and talk about. Choosing a quirky and unique venue is a great way to make such an impression. If you’re looking for media attention for your event, you’re sure to get it if you hold it in an unusual venue. In addition, a unique venue is sure to provide a more interesting story to write about and share.
Wonderful places in London that make an unusual venue
London is full of wonderful places, many of which are hidden gems, known only to a few in the know. From disused warehouses and train stations, amazing iconic buildings and museums you didn’t think you could possibly hold an event in, underground bunkers and prisons, quirky themed bars and restaurants, churches and crypts, empty town houses, and more…
Here are a selection of our favourites. Just scroll down the list for inspiration:
A huge turbine hall in one of London’s famous art galleries, perfect for large scale events
A massive greenhouse in West London, warm and tropical all year round.
A six storey townhouse in London’s West End, a blank canvas to create a truly unique event
An old restored impressive Banking Hall in the City of London
A warehouse with rustic features, used on Dragon’s Den
Former toilet blocks
A former prison
The walkways of London’s most famous bridge
A steam museum in West London
A jailhouse styled bar/restaurant
A bar styled as a house, complete with kitchen, utility room, games room, lounge and there’s even a real dog complete with food and basket living there.
Church in North London
An old Chapel in South London
Underground Vaults near the Tower of London