Now is the perfect time to plan your 2017 corporate Summer Party…
As the event industry gathers momentum with reports of great successes over the Christmas party season we now gear up and prepare for the warmer months. Of course what better way to celebrate summer than with a well organised corporate summer party. There are a number of reasons for hosting a corporate summer party. The event could provide an amazing platform for customer engagement with subtle experiential elements or simply networking opportunities. You may want to reward staff or perhaps break down barriers and strengthen team moral with a family day or team-building experience. Whatever the reason for your Summer Party this year, Inspirational Venue Solutions would be delighted to assist you source, negotiate and secure the perfect venue and our eager team of venue specialist look forward to being of service.
To spark some creative thinking here are a few summer party venues we love and think you will too…
Tropicana Beach Club – Covent Garden
- Up to 600 standing
- 220 seated lunch/dinner
- Tropical Themed Venue
Fancy feeling tropical for you summer Party? Located in the heart of Covent Garden is a brand new venue made for Summer parties! As you enter you can hear the sound of the sea lapping at your feet! Suitable for up to 600 guests exclusively or for smaller groups in a beach hut for 15 people. Have your taste buds tickled with tacos, jerk chicken and key lime pie at one of London’s newest Summer venues!
Fun Fair at the HAC – EC1Y 4TW
- 400 – 1000 Seated lunches and dinners
- 400 – 2400 Reception/Buffet/BBQ
- 400 – 1200 Conferences
Summer = Fun. And that is what you will get at the Honourable Artillery Company summer party. The fun fair is perfect for daytime and evening parties with plenty of entertainment for everyone! Go back to your childhood and ride on the carousel, hook the duck and share candy floss with your guests. This is perfect for large parties of 400 – 2400!
London City Beach – Near Liverpool Street
Numbers – 400pax up to 1000pax
Weekdays aimed at corporate, weekend public space
All outdoor space – beach with sand
Be quick or you’ll miss it! For a limited time only, the London City Beach can offer you and up to 1000 guests an experience you won’t forget. BBQ’s, silent discos and secret gardens are just a snippet of what you can expect. The short walk from Liverpool Street Station makes the venue really accessible for the whole party!
Aviary @ The Montcalm Royal London House – Finsbury Square
Numbers – 50 to 250
If you’re anything like us, you’ll love a view. Even better, a view with the sun shining and a fruity cocktail in hand! The Aviary, recently opening in December, is London’s most elegant roof-top terrace with stunning views of the city skyline. The Aviary is perfect for groups from 50 in a semi-private area, up to 250 people as an exclusive hire.
Kensington Roof Gardens
Flamingos at a party? Surely not! Take your guests to paradise and be accompanied by two beautiful flamingos who live at Kensington Roof Gardens in the heart of Kensington. The Spanish Gardens are perfect for a glamorous summer party, followed by a late night party in the Club. As one of our favourite venues in London, we would recommend groups from 50 to 500 guests!
Printworks – Canada Water
Versatility is the one word we would use to describe The Printworks. Use the whole space for up to 6000 people or a smaller section of 1,000 people and go wild on the decor to create an interesting and alternative event. The Printworks is the blankest canvas perfect for summer parties. Why not tie in a London Route Master Bus or River Cruise to transport your guests to the venue?
We’d be delighted to schedule a call or meeting at your earliest convenience to further discuss your summer party or any other meeting conference or event requirements you may have. Please do feel free to contact us, as our experiences team of consultants are always available to assist.
The Bloomsbury is located in a magnificent neo-georgian Grade II listed building, like its iconic architecture, the Bloomsbury hotel evokes a comforting sense of refinement and understated glamour. With 153 guest rooms and an impressive selection of meeting rooms it is the ideal venue to hire for any event.
- George V – 320 Theatre
- Queen Mary Hall – 250 Theatre
- The Seamus Heaney Library – 40 Theatre
Brand New addition- Dalloway Terrace
The glamorous surrounding of Dalloway Terrace offers a chic yet relaxed setting, perfect for enjoying a truly British affair. Fully heated in the winter, this year round destination restaurant and bar offers the peace and charm of a secluded secret garden in the winter and a light, elegant and beautiful alfresco offering in the spring and summer months. With its fully retractable roof and lower terrace lined with buxus hedging to give privacy. It is definitely London’s best kept secret. It is the perfect setting for any type of private event from corporate functions to personal celebrations. Can accommodate private dining groups from 10-40 guests, and standing reception up to 100.
Not only does it provide the perfect venue to host any type of event you could dream off, it boasts stunning views of London. With the ‘Spanish Garden’ that transports you to a tropical paradise and the quintessentially British ‘Tudor Garden’ that boasts a human size chess board with friendly flamingos roaming around. Who could ask for a better summer party venue? It seems impossible to believe such an interesting yet exciting venue is in the middle of Kensington.
Exclusive Hire of Venue:
- Reception 550
- Sit Down 180
- Theatre 150
- Reception 50
- Sit Down 110
- Private Dining 12
With breathtaking views of London, this stylish 38th Floor restaurant offers more than meets the eye. Sushisamba provides a unique blend of Japanese, Peruvian and Brazilian culture and cuisine, it has become a culinary phenomenon. The combination of decor and amazing food provides the perfect venue for any type of event. Where can you offer guests a culinary experience paired with the view of the sunset over the city. Private Dining is available alongside exclusive hire of the whole venue- it can accommodate any type of event.
Exclusive Hire of 38th Floor inc Terraces:
Exclusive Hire of 39th Floor: 70 Standing:
Individual Hire of 38th Floor:
- Restaurant, 160 Seated, 220 Standing
- Lounge Bar, 30 Standing
- Central Bar Terrace, 70 Standing
- West Side Terrace, 70 Seated, 100 Standing
Individual Hire of 39th Floor:
- Lounge Bar, 54 Seated, 70 Standing
The spectacular glass dome located at 20 Fenchurch Street houses ‘exquisitely landscaped public gardens’ and of course one of London’s most ‘exclusive social spaces’. Introduced in January 2015, it has been the talk of the town since. With three event spaces available for hire, this venue will elevate your event to a whole new level. Taking the uninterrupted 360 views of the city into consideration, any event taking place at the Sky Garden will automatically thrive on the unmissable energy of the view surrounding it.
Exclusive Hire of Sky Garden:
Hire of City Garden:
- Standing 250 Seated 150
- Private Dining Room Fenchurch Restaurant: 16 Seated
These venues definitely have Inspirational Venues’ stamp of approval!
100 Wardour Street
Located in one of the most celebrated entertainment and live music districts in the world; 100 Wardour Street will breathe new life into an iconic London address. Loved by Londoners and visitors alike, this new all day lifestyle venue captures the spirit, energy and creativity of Soho; echoing the needs and lifestyle of a new generation of laid back clientele seeking a private club feel, but without the elitism.
The original Shoreditch, Soho is the heart of London’s film, music and entertainment district and 100 Wardour Street artfully plays to the needs of its creative clientele around the clock. From welcoming lazy breakfasts, light lunches, brunches and flexible working spaces in the upstairs Lounge, as evening falls 100 Wardour Street transitions into a sophisticated, yet vibrant evening dining and destination cocktail bar and downstairs Club with live music and DJs until the small hours.
- Exclusive hire – standing up to 400 / seated 250
- Exclusive hire – standing up to 500 & seated 243
- Group Bookings – Compton 75 seated / 100 standing
- Exclusive hire – standing up to 100 / seated 30
- Group Bookings from 20 – 40
- 54 seated / 70 standing Low Dining -33 / Lounge 19 / Poseur 23
Set menu pricing from:
- 100 Wardour Lounge – Lunch £25 & £35 / Dinner £35 & £45 100
- Wardour Club – Lunch £45 & £55 / Dinner £55 & £65
Get in touch with us for more details. We are already holding space next year on behalf of our other clients so know the space well!
InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand was converted from the former Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa, this historic building has had a full refurbishment to create a more contemporary feel. The stylish decor emulates that of most of the InterContinental properties, marrying elegance with brilliant service however still keeping the traditional features of the building.
The hotel comprises of 130 bedrooms, 44 of them being suites. We believe this would be ideal for a residential conference or special award ceremony considering the stunning ballroom can accommodate 250 people.
Let’s not forget the gem of this hotel, Gordon Ramsey’s Le Pressoir d’ Argent. The fine dining restaurant has taken resident at the hotel to provide beautiful dishes. Offering a gastronomic experience for its diners you can’t go wrong. As IHG stated, the hotel is an ‘ageless landmark of excellence’ which no doubt reflects the talent of its chef.
If you’d like to know more- contact us for more information!
This unique London venue on the River Thames is the perfect place for events. Reopened in December 2015 after a £30 million refurbishment, it offers cutting edge technology, improved capacity and new outside space in a location that’s easily accessible by rail, tube and river.
State-of-the-art technology in bright, air-conditioned rooms makes Savoy Place ideal for holding a multitude of various events. It’s convenient for delegates too, with a central London location close to public transport.
Cool, contemporary, flexible spaces form the perfect setting for your event at Savoy Place. The recent refurbishment has made even more of the views of the River Thames and increased capacity and flexibility, while the design facilitates smooth customer flow throughout the building.
What the venue has to offer:
- 2 state-of-the-art lecture theatres with capacity for up to 451 and 175 people or 626 jointly
- A Riverside Suite with a balcony overlooking the Thames
- A brand new roof terrace with capacity for up to 200 delegates
- Supporting rooms for speakers and syndicates
- Catering rooms near the main rooms with space for exhibition stands and ample power and data
- Accessibility for all – including a Sesame lift at the front of the building that provides easy wheelchair access
Clients and delegates will benefit from a full range of digital facilities, including free Wi-Fi without restriction for delegates, subject to terms and conditions, for a fully occupied building. In addition to this the venue also offers:
- Cutting-edge IT, AV and wireless connectivity throughout giving your speakers the tools to attract and hold their audience’s attention • High-end facilities for event filming, live streaming and production
- High Definition display screens in all rooms
- Capacity to send video and audio signals from any room to any room with the ability to link the 2 lecture theatres together.
- Streaming facilities and HD video conferencing services using the latest Polycom systems
- 3 phase power in key event spaces
- In-house AV team and theatre hire packages that include a dedicated technician for your event
You can brand event spaces easily using the built-in screens in the rooms via the on-site digital content executive. Plus, you can display event information and your logo on the HD video wall and communicate with delegates using the public address system across all ground floor rooms.
18a Manor Road, Stoke Newington N16 5SA
The Depository is a 6,500 sq/ft industrial warehouse based in Stoke Newington and the birthplace of the original “Dragons Den”. The location is set over four floors with a variety of textured walls and different floors as well as large windows offering great natural daylight.
The ground floor originally housed horse stables and is dark and atmospheric with a spiral staircase and original lift shaft. The first floor has a mezzanine floor and dilapidated, peeling walls while the second and third levels have more of a loft feel with original polished oak floorboards and a mixture of glazed and texture brick walls.
The warehouse provides the perfect setting for photo shoots, filming, launches or corporate away-days and there is also the chance to combine it with use of The House Next Door (on enquiry) which is funnily enough situated next door! The location is always decorated with an array of ever-changing, unique props and they also have colorama stands available at your convenience. The industrial lift is in full working order and there is also the facility to black out the whole location.
This venue is one of a portfolio of five uniquely different warehouse spaces which are all great alternatives for those looking for that something a little different!