Is that a hint of sunshine I see? ….not quite, but with the daffodils are trying to push their way through and the crocuses are in flower, I feel that spring is just about here and hopefully summer won’t be far behind. I’m sure this is what we are all hoping and judging by the summer events coming in, it seems we are all feeling positive summer vibes! Bring on the sunshine, I say…
If you are looking for the perfect summer venue for 2013 then look no further as we have some fantastic ideas to suit a range of styles and requirements, both private and corporate events in London. And not only that we have some fabulous creative menus for you to choose from which will tantalise your taste buds and keep your guests satiated while supping our fresh summer cocktails.
Museum of London
A gem in the heart of the city accommodating from 30 to 600 guests throughout the various gallery spaces, of which the Terrace Galleries offer unique outside space. The Terrace Galleries are perfect for accommodating reception, hog roasts and barbeques for up to 150 guests.
Package start from £52.50 including a sparkling wine and Pimms reception, your chosen menu a nd unlimited house wine, beer and soft drinks amongst other things….contact the C&P events team for further details and to reserve your preferred date before it’s too late!
This is one of the most iconic venues in the heart of London, and one to truly impress your guests for your summer event. Whether it’s a wine tasting dinner or a sophisticated canapé reception and presentation, this is a perfect setting with doors opening directly onto two viewing balconies, set beneath the largest bronze sculpture in Western Europe – with exclusive views across Buckingham Palace gardens and Westminster to Big Ben, the London Eye and the Shard. The Quadriga Gallery offers additional fascination for guests.
The Orangery, Holland Park
Set in the beautiful famous Holland Park, the Orangery Gallery was formerly the summer ballroom of the fourth Lord Holland. It offers superb summer event space looking out over the rose gardens and park, and with direct access to the pristine lawn. Accommodating up to 150 in the Orangery, and more with the option for gazebos or marquee on the lawn, this offers a flexible setting for day and evening events including seated dinners, canapé and food bowls receptions or how about a traditional afternoon tea party with dainty sandwiches and tasty morsels, freshly baked cakes and an ice-cream cart with all the toppings you can imagine.
Leighton House Museum
Leighton House Museum offers an outstanding collection of High Victorian and Oriental art with the atmosphere and intimacy of a private home. And with it’s wonderful garden it is perfect for summer entertaining. The Arab Hall and decorative tiles lend this venue to a Middle Eastern themed menu of canapés and food bowls for up to 150, while upstairs the venue brings you back to a traditional English feel and the opportunity to feature the great British summer menu with a dinner for up to 80 guests.
Eltham Palace & Gardens
With a series of linked Art Deco rooms, a stunning medieval Great Hall and 19 acres of moated gardens all exclusively yours, Eltham Palace will lift your corporate event into a truly unique and unforgettable occasion. With capacity up to 200 for dinner dance or 300 for a reception and access straight into the extensive grounds the event opportunities are endless. How about a corporate family fun day with lots of fun activities for the big kids and little kids, team games, themed food stalls and a barbeque feast? Or if that’s not for you, a White-Tie summer party with elegance, sophistication and panache to suit this stunning historic venue…the choice is yours!
So, what will it be for this year’s summer party? Get in touch with our fabulous events team to cement those ideas and get your summer party booked before it’s too late!
Tel: 020 7731 5282 www.cooksandpartners.co.uk