A look into 9 Different Functions You Can Attend at a Swanky London Venu
There is always something to see and do in London. As a city, it provides endless entertainment, but it also provides a lot of opportunities. Functions and conferences of all shapes and sizes are held in countless London venues throughout the year, from weddings to art exhibitions, corporate functions and much more.
So what would you expect to see in some of the many venues available for hire in London?
It can be hard to tell just what constitutes as modern day ‘art’ nowadays, with pieces such as ‘My Bed’ by Tracey Emin fetching a surprising £2.5 million at auction, but art exhibits are still a popular type of function, particularly in and around London. You never know when you might be able to snap up the next modern masterpiece!
Improvisational Theatre & Scripted Theatre
Fans of drama flock to London to see a wide range of class acts, looking at both scripted theatre and improvisational theatre. With a whole host of musicals constantly playing in the capital, the theatre scene is always busy with up-and-coming stars, award-winning new shows and a few smaller venues that host comedy nights and more. If you’re looking for a jaw-dropping performance, or you just want to see out a local comedian for a laugh, London has it all.
Team Building Events
Working as a team is an essential part of any successful business. That goes for small and large businesses alike. With a range of different activities designed for groups and team-building events available across London, companies are spoilt for choice when looking for a venue for their monthly team-building exercise.
Corporate functions can serve a number of different purposes, whether they are introducing the launch of a new product or service or the managing director is rewarding employees for their hard work. They can be designed for larger audiences or for small groups of employees, and can sometimes include lunch or dinner at the event itself. London has a number of suitable venues where corporate functions can be held.
Networking is always important. Most businesses are constantly looking for new connections, new ways in which to expand their business, new ways of making deals in order to make their company more successful. Business conferences are a means of companies coming together and the many colourful venues in and around London provide an accessible platform for businesses across the country to meet and talk with each other.
Motoring conventions, replica aeroplane conventions, sci-fi and fantasy conventions, comic book conventions; it is likely that London has hosted a convention of every kind in the past. From smaller, less well-known conventions to international events such as EGX and FACE, London has room for every niche, every business and every hobby.
Whether you’re used to extravagances or you want to commemorate a milestone birthday, London plays host to some gorgeous birthday venues. You have your traditional function rooms with catered parties and your slightly more unorthodox venues that boast wonderful views of the city itself; it’s up to you to decide.
Some people prefer to travel abroad for their big day, longing to take wedding photos on a beautiful coastline or aboard a Mediterranean cruise whereas others prefer luxuries a little closer to home. London has a number of landmarks that provide good backdrops for wedding photos. If you are looking at spending your wedding in London, you will want to book a long way in advance, as most wedding venues are in high demand.
Hen Night/Stag Do
A night out on the town with no inhibitions is something of a ceremony for soon-to-be newlyweds. In London, there are countless bars and nightclubs where hens and stags can drink and dance to their hearts content. If you’re looking at spending the ‘last night of your single life’ in London, there are also specific venues you can hire out for the night, if you just want it to be you and your mates.