London has a reputation for being the number one place to throw an event. There is good reason for this as its travel network can make it more accessible than any…
Party Venues in East London
Any event planner worth their salt knows that location is everything: the right venue in the right location sets the entire tone of an event. If you want to avoid generic offerings of Central London, then party venues in East London might be exactly the right choice for you.
East London is quickly transforming from dilapidated to trendy, and it covers a vast array of vibes – from hipster Hoxton to old-world Greenwich, glamorous Canary Wharf to the suburban south east – so it’s easy to find the feel you’re looking for. Here’s are some of our favourite East London party venues.
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Arts Factory is generally used as a venue for art and fashion shows, but recently it has become a noted venue for lavish parties. The venue provides an on-site café and plenty of open spaces, making it easy to modify the spaces for a variety of uses The venue can host up to 400 standing guests and 200 for a seated dinner.
Whether you’re planning a birthday, corporate conference or a family event, the Arts Factory provides the perfect space and a beautiful blank canvas on which to work.
The Museum of London Docklands is a vibrant museum opens daily for free tours, where visitors can enjoy a number of exhibitions and galleries displaying the unique history of the Port of London. However, the Museum is also a bookable venue, with facilities such as a banquet hall and theatre-style lecture room.
This makes it ideal for a corporate event that concludes with an exquisite after-party dinner. The venue also includes a gift shop where guests can pick up a souvenir or two as a reminder of the joyous evening.
If you’re looking for a venue with a difference, then why not hire out an entire nineteenth century ship? The Cutty Sark is a tea clipper sea vessel from the mid-1800s and it is now one of the last of its kind in London. Now permanently installed on land, the ship has survived numerous fires and undergone several renovations to become a fantastic museum and function venue. The ship contains four separate spaces, which can be rented together or individually.
Overlooking the eastern stretch of the Thames, the upper deck gives guest a breathtaking view of the River and wider Greenwich area, while the lower deck provides a theatre studio complete with a state-of-the-art audio-visual system.
A hidden treasure nestled deep in South East London, Eltham Palace has roots dating all the way back to 1305, when it was acquired by King Edward II. It was most famously used by the Tudors for throwing lavish Christmas celebrations. Beyond the building itself, the estate also includes a 19-acre park ideal for outdoor tea-themed parties and galas. Inside the Palace, plenty of rooms are available and can be used for hosting separate workshops and meetings.
If you’re throwing a party to remember, don’t just opt for a boring function room. These East London venues have the glamour and grit to spark an amazing party, so book quickly before they’re snapped up for your chosen date!