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CONFERENCES ARE CALLING

CONFERENCES ARE CALLING
Should you need a conference space in The City of London, our City venues offer a variety of conference spaces, meeting rooms and breakout areas - each available with all-inclusive DDR packages and upgrade options that focus on sustainability and health. Our Halls are grand listed buildings, each with a different history and story...
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LIVERY - BUT MAKE IT FASHION!

LIVERY - BUT MAKE IT FASHION!
As we kick-start the new year, we reflect on all of the amazing ways our City venue spaces have been utilised. Most recently Skinners’ Hall for Edward Crutchley’s Winter 2020 fashion show – think livery but make it fashion! Our Instagram blew up as fashion show attendees tagged the venue on their Instagram pages...
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A CITY WEDDING VENUE GUIDE

A CITY WEDDING VENUE GUIDE
Happy New Year and a huge congratulations to all of the lovely couples who are newly engaged or have started wedding planning over the Christmas period!! To assist you in the planning process, we have put together two wedding venue guides - this one covers some of our amazing City of London venues and ...
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VENUE OF THE MONTH: TROXY

VENUE OF THE MONTH: TROXY
  Let’s set the scene, it’s September 11th 1933 - Troxy’s opening night. To symbolise the grand opening, the ribbon is cut by 14-year-old Stepney schoolkid Bridget Hughes, and to celebrate the occasion, their first ever customer is gifted a gold watch. Inside the venue there are large chandeliers, a sweeping staircase, floor-to-ceiling mirrors and...
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VENUE OF THE MONTH: GUILDHALL

VENUE OF THE MONTH: GUILDHALL
A powerhouse in the centre of The City of London, Guildhall has been a key part of London’s history since the 12th Century, an era when the Lord Mayor of London rivaled the monarch for influence and prestige. Built somewhere between 1411 and 1440, Guildhall was designed to reflect the power and reputation of London. This...
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VENUE OF THE MONTH: TWO TEMPLE PLACE

VENUE OF THE MONTH: TWO TEMPLE PLACE
Tucked away on Embankment and overlooking the Thames, Two Temple Place is one of London’s hidden gems - an extraordinary late Victorian mansion built for William Waldorf Astor. Astor inherited a hundred million dollars in 1890 and became the richest man in the US, then almost immediately emigrated to the UK. He wanted a...
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VENUE OF THE MONTH: BANQUETING HOUSE

VENUE OF THE MONTH: BANQUETING HOUSE
No venue was built for a more specific purpose than Banqueting House. Designed by Inigo Jones for King James I after the original burnt down, the last remaining building of Whitehall Palace wows guests as much in 2019 as it did back in 1622.Seating up to 380 guests for dinner, guests walk in the...
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VENUE OF THE MONTH: LEIGHTON HOUSE

VENUE OF THE MONTH: LEIGHTON HOUSE
If you are looking for character, historic charm and a grand space with an intimate feel then Leighton House is the perfect venue for you. First opened to the public in 1929, Leighton House Museum is the former home of the Victorian artist Lord Frederic Leighton. Designed to entertain, the House has an impressive collection of art...
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New Summer Party Space at Royal Museums Greenwich

New Summer Party Space at Royal Museums Greenwich
With the sun shining across London today (well, at least it is as I write!), we're turning our attentions to the Summer Party season, and an exciting new temporary venue space! Royal Museums Greenwich will be installing a marquee on its grounds between Tuesday 11th and Friday 21st June 2019, offering spectacular views of the...
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Venue of the Month: Museum of London Docklands

Venue of the Month: Museum of London Docklands
It's only February and there are already some very exciting things happening over at Museum of London Docklands - the only Grade I listed building in Canary Wharf. Keep your eyes peeled for further developments within the Museum - we'll make sure you're updated!  The venue is newly launching an outside space just in time to...
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