Widely regarded as one of the most important factors in creating an amazing Christmas party, finding the perfect venue can be a huge challenge. Particularly if time is running out… Which is why we’ve put together our pick of the best last minute Christmas venue options any event planner could wish for. Find out why you won’t want to miss them:
Part of the buzzing Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall was created in 1951 for the Festival of Britain. There are limited dates available in a variety of spaces, all of which provide a uniquely authentic 1950s backdrop for stylish Christmas parties. Celebrate Christmas in grand cinematic style at British Museum‘s Clore Centre with their state-of-the-art projectors and extensive reception spaces. The venue will even arrange tours of its many fascinating galleries or provide guest takeaway items from its unique gift shops.
Guests will be truly captivated by the many wonders of the Science Museum – they have very limited availability in their WonderLab and Flight Galleries. Whilst London Transport Museum‘s array of compelling exhibits will keep even the most party-hardened of guests amused this Christmas.
Banqueting House was purpose built for entertaining with two atmospheric and inspiring spaces. They still have a few dates available in December and are offering free early access to the venue from 13:00hrs or a free extension until 01:00hrs (which usually costs an additional £1,000).
Royal Hospital Chelsea‘s magnificent State Apartments and charming Wren House are available for Christmas lunches and dinners, with the venue providing a Christmas tree to add the perfect festive touch. Additionally, December bookings for the Wren House confirmed by the 1st of the month will receive 50% off.
With only a last few Christmas lunch/party dates left, Somerset House is offering 20% discount on venue hire on selected dates and the option to include ice skating for guests. Indigo at The O2 still has some last-minute availability for dynamic festive celebrations with state-of-the-art sound and lighting included.
Event planners wishing to throw a lavish Christmas house party should look no further than distinguished Victorian townhouse, Kent House, Knightsbridge with its beautiful period features and grand sweeping staircase. Middle Temple‘s sumptuous medieval setting is perfect for traditionalists who like a twist, and they have some rare key dates available.
All Christmas parties booked by the end of November at Museum of London will include free entertainment during pre-dinner drinks receptions in the shape of an actor who will to bring the exhibits to life. Versatile and characterful riverside venue, Glaziers Hall has evening availability for the end of November or a range of lunchtime dates throughout December.
Described as ‘another gem to add to London’s bottomless jewel box of art’, House of Illustration is a delightful 19th century building, perfect for Christmas receptions with plenty of character.
Spacious photographic studio style venue Studio Spaces is ideal for on-trend Christmas gatherings with its high specification finishes and stunning architectural features. Provocative Christmas parties find their true home at Shoreditch favourite Village Underground, with a handful of available dates leading up to Christmas itself.
And finally, for post-Christmas revelry in January, spectacular Edwardian era Royal Horticultural Halls provides a light and elegant space. The venue’s period features and stunning glass vaulted ceilings make for truly magical events.
Contact Bubble’s events team on 020 7703 2653 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more, before the last few dates are snapped up!