Meeting and event planners are always on the lookout for innovative and new venue spaces for clients. 2016 is the year the world celebrates the work and life of one of the most famous literary legends, Shakespeare. In celebration, the CWT Meetings & Events team have picked out unique venues in Shakespeare’s London perfect for hosting your next meeting or event.
Middle Temple Hall
Nearest underground station: Temple
Seated capacity: 300 people
This timeless venue was the location of the first performance of Twelfth Night in 1602, Shakespeare himself performed to an audience that included Queen Elizabeth.
Situated in London’s legal sector, Middle Temple Hall services the legal profession as one of the four ancient Inns of Court. This venue is perfect for hosting formal dinners, meetings and corporate events. You can also take advantage of the breath taking garden space overlooking the river Thames for a pre-dinner reception.
Underglobe @ The Swan
Nearest underground station: London Bridge
Seated capacity: 350 people
Located right underneath Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and serving as part of the Shakespeare exhibition space during the day. By night the Underglobe transforms into a contemporary space perfect for your awards ceremonies and gala dinners. The Venue includes a private mezzanine for arrival drinks.
Tower of London
Nearest underground station: Tower Hill
Seated capacity: 240
Tower of London played a huge part in Shakespeare’s Richard III. Referred to mainly as ‘the Tower’ throughout, it represents murder, violence, treachery and sorrow.
Standing for nearly 1,000 years and home to the crown jewels, the Tower of London offers a truly magnificent experience. Wow your attendees with the choice of eleven different hireable spaces, – including private viewings of the Crown Jewels and witnessing the ancient tradition of the Ceremony of the keys.
Want to know more? Read more about more Shakespeare inspired venue spaces here.
Tower of London