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London is one of the largest and wealthiest cities in the world. Fantastic transport links to Britain and Europe, luxurious hotels, wonderful nightlife, and the capital's status as a hub of international business combine to make it the ideal conference venue. All preferences and budgets are catered for, intimate meeting rooms contrasting with impressive modern spaces.

Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace Way, Wood Green, London, N22 7AY | Tube: Bounds Green Station

Alexandra Palace

After a shaky start - destroyed by fire 16 days after 'The People's Palace' first opened in 1873 - Alexandra Palace re-opened again two years later becoming the place from where the BBC beamed its first broadcast in 1935. The palace title maybe a little misleading - it's charm being more shabby chic than regal. Still, it's a great venue for the regular rock concerts, raves and exhibitions staged, with two massive indoor spaces. And, perched above the city, it boasts beautiful surroundings and wonderful views over London.


Events at Alexandra Palace

Legends Of Gaming Live

On Soon
4th, 5th and 6th September 2015 - 9am-9.30pm

The show provides gamers with the latest products and includes participative gaming areas.

Brand New

Friday 11th September 2015 - 6.30pm-11pm

Rock quartet from Long Island, New York.


Florence & The Machine

21st to 25th Sep 2015

Back with their long-awaited third album, Florence & The Machine return to the stage with their first full UK tour since March 2012. September will see them embark on a 12 strong string of dates ...more

Florence And The Machine

21st, 22nd, 24th and 25th Sep 2015 - 6.30pm

Singer-songwriter Florence Welch leads her outfit in playing indie and folk-influenced pop in support of the album How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful.

The Wombats

Thursday 1st October 2015 - 6.30pm-11pm

The Liverpudlian outfit plays indie-pop.


Barbican Centre

Silk Street, City, London, EC2Y 8DS | Tube: Barbican Station, Moorgate Station

Barbican Centre

Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or not, this multi-faceted performance and arts venue is truly wondrous. Open 363 days a year, it offers the most diverse program of any London venue. As well as being home to the London Symphony Orchestra, the centre's giant Barbican Hall attracts a host of international classical, jazz, rock, and world music stars. Two theatres offer a year-round program of some of the finest in international performing arts, while three cinemas mix mainstream films with specialist seasons. The Barbican Art Gallery, several smaller exhibition spaces, shops, cafes, restaurants, bars, live music in the foyer, and a host of talks, signings, and events for children are also on offer.


Events at Barbican Centre

Aaron Koblin And Ben Tricklebank: Light Echoes

OngoingFree Event
27th June to 6th September 2015 - 12noon-8pm

Los Angeles-based digital artists Koblin and Tricklebank present a laser commission, which projects a sculptural wall of light around the gallery space culminating in a visual wordscape. Under 5s are not permitted in the gallery ...



5th August to 31st October 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the title role of Hamlet in Lyndsey Turner's production of Shakespeare's tragedy at the Barbican. The story famously follows the son who is compelled to seek revenge for his father's death, ...more

The Barbican Exhibition: Building A Landmark

OngoingFree Event
25th May to 29th November 2015 - Various Times

Rarely seen photographs of the construction of the building from a bomb site into a brutalist architectural landmark.


On SoonFree Event
2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd Aug 2015 - 11am-5pm

An all-day celebration of music and art.

The Big Wednesday Comedy Club - Barbican

Wednesday 9th September 2015 - 8pm-10.15pm

Business Design Centre

52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0QH | Tube: Angel Station

Business Design Centre

Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The City and two from The West End. It also perfectly combines architectural beauty with modern facilities, offering a huge space to host the most stylish of events. One of its best features is the natural light that pours through the high barrel-vaulted roof of the Mezzanine. The ground level, Gallery Hall and Conference Centre combine to offer 6,000 square metres of flexible space in total and room enough to seat up to 1,500 visitors.


Events at Business Design Centre

World Low Cost Airlines Congress 2015

Tuesday 15th September 2015 - 9am-12midnight

Now in its 12th year, The World Low Cost Airlines Congress is where the global aviation industry comes together in Europe. Featuring CEOs from Vueling, KLM, Pegasus, Brussels Airlines and more.

JAX London

12th, 13th and 14th October 2015 - 9am-9pm

Create. Innovate. Code. JAX London - Conference for JAVA Masterminds, 12-14 October.


Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair

Free Event
11th to 15th Nov 2015

In preparation for Christmas, the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair brings a taste of rural England to the Business Design Centre, with all the cosy traditionalism that goes with it. With over 400 exhibitors there's ...more

SkyTech 2016 Drone Expo

Free Event
Wednesday 27th January 2016 at 8.30pm-6pm & Thursday 28th January 2016 at 8.30pm-5.30pm

Central Hall Westminster

Storey's Gate, Westminster, London, SW1H 9NH | Tube: St James's Park Station, Westminster Station

Central Hall Westminster

Combining its dual functions as an event/conference venue and a Methodist church, the imposing Central Hall Westminster also offers visitors (curious about exploring the inside of this Edwardian structure) free admission. Of the 30 meeting rooms, the largest holds 2,160. While refurbished to meet the needs of a modern functions host, the venue still has a strong period feel to it and has featured in a number of films, including 'Calendar Girls' and 'Jekyll and Hyde'. Gandhi, Churchill and the Price of Wales have all spoken here. The hall also played host to the first General Assembly of the United Nations in 1946.


Events at Central Hall Westminster

Melodies From The Heart

On Soon
Saturday 22nd August 2015 - 7.30pm-9.30pm

Earls Court Exhibition Centre

Warwick Road, Earls Court, London, SW5 9TA | Tube: West Brompton Station, Earls Court Station

Earls Court

The Earls Court and Olympia exhibition centres are the most popular in London for major public exhibitions. Located down the road from fashionable Kensington, this venue is as familiar to shoppers as it is to companies, and was selected as one of Britain's 'Superbrands', alongside Shell, Samsung, and Rolls-Royce. The centre has its own conference rooms, hotels, bars and a huge range of additional facilities. Events here are always well catered and set up for wireless internet use. However, the owners intend to close this venue, making way for a mixture of offices and residential buildings. So, make the most of it while you still can.


ExCel Centre

Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL | Tube: Canning Town Station

ExCel Centre

A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London's purpose built ExCel Exhibition Centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting venue in the city. The range of flexible, high-spec rooms is second to none, as is their customer support service. Though not as close as other venues to the major airports and central London, it's very close to City Airport and the presence of a DLR stop inside the centre means it remains convenient for public transport.


Events at ExCel London Exhibition Centre


London Triathlon

On SoonFree Event
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th August 2015

The triathlon is fast replacing the marathon as the event of choice for testing your body to the limit and the London Triathlon is the world's largest event of its kind. Over 13,000 entrants are ...more

Summer In The City 2015: Conference

On Soon
14th August 2015 at 11am-5pm & 15th and 16th August 2015 at 11am-9pm

Discussions and talks with top YouTubers.

ESC Congress 2015

On Soon
Saturday 29th August 2015 - 7am-1pm

ESC Congress: the world's largest and most influential cardiovascular event.

Sea Cadets National Combined Regatta

Saturday 5th September 2015

Recruits from around the UK compete to test their skills in rowing, paddlesport, sailboat and powerboat handling.

The Homebuilding And Renovating Show

25th, 26th and 27th September 2015 - 10am-5pm

Displays offering information, expert advice and inspiration for renovating or improving your home. Ideal for budding DIYers.


Royal Horticultural Halls and Conference Centre

80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London, SW1P 2PE | Tube: St James's Park Station

Royal Horticultural Halls

This architecturally unique venue boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall, overlooking leafy Vincent Square, is a popular venue for corporate events. Since it re-launched in 2001 it has been the location for Paul Smith's fashion shows and Decanter Wine Awards. Originally built in 1904, this classical Edwardian structure has state-of-the art contemporary facilities including fully integrated sound system. Next door, Lawrence Hall has gorgeous high vaulted ceilings. This Art Deco style multi-purpose hall has become well established for hosting niche market trade shows such as antiques shows, wine fairs and classic car auctions. When combined with the Conference Centre - which can house any number from two to 200 people - it has proved a successful choice for exhibition organisers looking for up to 1,800m≤ of stunning space.


Olympia Exhibition Centre

Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London, W14 8UX | Tube: Kensington (Olympia) Station

The Olympia Exhibition Centre is the most popular in London for major public exhibitions. Located down the road from fashionable Kensington, this venue is as familiar to shoppers as it is to companies, and was selected as one of Britain's 'Superbrands', alongside Shell, Samsung, and Rolls Royce. The facilities here are first rate and the in-house technical and support staff are the most experienced in Britain. They can cope with just about any request.


Events at Olympia London

Africa Fashion Week London 2015

On Soon
Friday 7th August 2015 at 1pm-8.30pm & Saturday 8th August 2015 at 12noon-8pm

A two-day event featuring runways and contemporary exhibitions.


The Great British Beer Festival

On Soon
11th to 15th Aug 2015

Over 66,000 people flock to this massive celebration of our national drink, which features over 500 real ales, ciders, perries and beers from around the world. There are over 350 different British breweries featured at ...more

London Acoustic Show 2015

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September 2015 - 10am-6pm

Live performances and masterclasses from Steve "N" Seagulls, Luca Stricagnoli, Jon Gomm, Daniel Ho, Martin Carthy, Doyle Dykes, Antoine Dufour, Leon Hunt and Preston Reed.

French Property Exhibition

Free Event
18th, 19th and 20th September 2015 - 10am-5pm

A showcase of French properties on the market with free seminars, tips from experts and listings for available properties.


100% Design 2015

Free Event
23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th Sep 2015

Moving to a new venue in 2015, 100% Design, the commercial cornerstone event of The London Design Festival, exchanges Earls Court for nearby Olympia. Further new features for 2015 are the luxury and modern British ...more

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