Take a look at our pick of the 10 best London summer party venues and event companies for 2020.
For many people, the summer season means another excuse for a party. The office summer bash has become as much of a staple in the corporate calendar as the Christmas do, as companies look to celebrate their staff and reward them for a job well done.
We’ve done the hard work for you when it comes to planning the best summer party London has to offer – read on for a guide to the best events and venues as you start planning your ideal sunny season get-together.
Answer questions, shoot videos, take photos and track down items in this ridiculously fun scavenger hunt around London. The Big Smoke takes your colleagues in to the great outdoors in search of police officers to high five and shop windows to take pictures inside, and the event can be fully tailored to suit your group. With 30 challenges across two hours, expect things to get competitive as your different teams battle it out to be crowned the winners. More details here.
Steamed Egg is the events company on a mission to create fantastic group experiences through the power of virtual reality. An energetic event which you can host from the comfort of your own office, get set for two hours of high-drama hilarity as your colleagues get stuck into a variety of different games. Find out more here.
3. Hackney Arts
Want to help your team refresh and reset? Artists are seamlessly connected with businesses as part of Hackney Arts’ unique approach to creative corporate events. Driven to deliver hands-on workshops that also nourish the soul, signature events here give your staff the chance to enjoy ceramics workshops, screen-printing classes, street photography and well-being activities. More details here.
This unassuming rooftop bar boasts a magnificent view of St Paul’s Cathedral. We can practically guarantee that you’ve seen someone you’re following on Instagram swanning about on the One New Change outdoor terrace directly adjacent to the bar, Make the most of those views by hosting a private event, cocktail in hand. A proven hit for a corporate summer party in London. Find out more here.
This laid-back rooftop space is a summer party haven in north London. Perfect for chowing down on summer BBQ fare in the daytime before busting some moves on their huge dance floor. TheTerrace at EGG even comes complete with lighting, lasers, a high-spec DJ booth and an LED video wall. Find out more here.
Keep things light and bright at the Sky Terrace at Courtyard Hotel Soho. How about hosting an engagement party with a difference on this open-air rooftop? The ample seating options make it the perfect space for a relaxed catch up with friends over champagne. Find out more here.
Make the most of Inner Temple’s landscaped gardens with a garden party in the grounds. This hidden space is a far cry from the concrete covered streets of the City of London. It’s time to go green and escape the city. Find out more here.
You don’t get much more iconic than Tower Bridge. Make the most of the bridge’s memorable architecture by hosting an event in this prime position. The Lawn at The Tower Hotel is the perfect option for a summer event held by the river. Find out more here.
9. Hawker House
It’s ‘go big or go home’ at Hawker House by Street Feast, and we definitely recommend going big. Enjoy exclusive hire of this street foot metropolis with space for up to 3,000 people for £15,000. Find out more here.
We can’t get enough of Sea Containers and this space is perfect for making the most of the summer sunshine. Ok, we can’t guarantee the English weather won’t misbehave but we can guarantee cracking views from the Southbank. Find out more here.
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