Summer venues

London comes into its own in the summer. From world-famous sports grounds to brand new outdoor locations, make the most of the capital with our selection of spaces for your event. London really shines in the summer: make sure your event is just as sparkling.

Summer venues in London

BMA House Midsummer Night’s Package
Entertain your corporate guests in the Courtyard and Garden at BMA House, with a sophisticated cocktail party or a relaxed summer barbecue. Up to 320 guests can enjoy Pimms and canapés, garden games and live entertainment in classically English-themed gardens.

Shakespeare’s Globe
Experience the magic of London theatre this summer. The Balcony Room at Shakespeare’s Globe is located on the top floor of the Swan restaurant and makes a beautiful setting for a party. French doors open onto a private balcony where you can enjoy the summer sun setting over unsurpassed views of the Globe Theatre, St Paul’s Cathedral and the River Thames.

The Roof Gardens
Enjoy live music, comedy and club nights in one of three picturesque gardens 100ft above Kensington High Street, complete with delicious food and striking pink flamingos.

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition
For 247 years, the Summer Exhibition has offered a snapshot of contemporary art. This year, the exhibition promises a riot of colour with over 1,200 works spilling out from The RA’s galleries. In the courtyard, visitors will find themselves confronted by a towering formation of steel ‘clouds’ before taking the kaleidoscopic stairs up to the Main Galleries.

The Barbican
Go to the tropics and back in your lunch hour, courtesy of the Barbican’s indoor garden. This oasis of twisted and vibrantly coloured undergrowth provides a welcome distraction from your ever-growing inbox, and the awe-inspiring waterfalls will help you sink into relaxation-mode almost immediately.

HMS President
Experience a riverside perspective of London’s landmarks and skyscrapers with 360 degree panoramic views from HMS President’s open-air decks. To honour its approaching centenary, the newly opened River Bar is offering barbecue packages for groups on the foredeck and Quarter Deck.