A contemporary space will provide the perfect blank canvas for your event, lending a bit of minimalist-cool to your theme or providing the flexibility to dress it to your requirements. This adaptability is what makes our list of five top contemporary venues perfectly suited to a whole range of occasions; from award ceremonies to product presentations or conferences, there’s a modern space to suit.
Iconic Impact: Building Six at the O2, London SE10
Situated within London’s iconic O2, Building Six offers over 3,000 sq metres of interconnecting spaces and state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology, meaning you’ve got a labyrinth of options for all kinds of special events. The stage in the main room is ideal for presentations or productions, while the mezzanine level will work a treat as a VIP station and the decked outside space matches a breath-taking view of the London skyline with lush palms and lanterns.
Riverside Revelry: Mermaid, London EC4
The floor to ceiling windows of The River Rooms at the Mermaid make the amazing views over the Thames towards the Tate Modern, Shard and Globe Theatre the star attraction of this venue. Originally a Jacobean theatre, this warehouse space was refurbished following damage in the Blitz and now offers two modern rooms to hire independently or together, as well as the impressive Auditorium that’s ideal for conferences and product launches.
Modern Elegance: One Horseguards, London SW1A
Don’t let the original period features at One Horseguards fool you; contemporary furniture and state-of-the-art lighting options mean that the spacious suites of this central London venue are well suited for modern soirées. The Grade II listed building is just a stone’s throw from Whitehall and boasts views of the capital’s iconic landmarks, with the London Eye the perfect backdrop to the spacious outdoor lounge area.
Industrial Chic: Arts Factory, London E2
The innovative Arts Factory is a multi-site venue on the banks of London’s Regents Canal that offers something a little different for your next event. In the heart of the capital’s contemporary art district, its main hub is a warehouse space where cool concrete floors and industrial fixtures form the ideal backdrop for exhibitions, fashion shows or launch parties for up to 400 people, while a series of seven ancillary rooms provide more intimate alternatives.
Blank Canvas: White Space, WC2
For the ultimate in flexibility and convenience, look no further than central London’s White Space. In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the West End, White Space is a haven of tranquillity with a minimalist space for up to 100 guests. State-of-the-art lighting systems, a 1000 watt PA system and technical back of house area all allow you to truly transform this venue in to something special for press launches or intimate drinks receptions.
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