Six Christmas party venues available to hire

Troxy can host up to 1,500 guests
Troxy can host up to 1,500 guests

While most of us are still planning summer holidays, event organisers have their sights sets further afield. Event takes a look at a selection of venues available to hire for the Christmas party season.


This east end venue has partnered with successful club nights; Ultimate Power, Guilty Pleasures and Sink The Pink for its Christmas parties this year. With the option to create an exclusive party package, Troxy can host up to 300-1,500 guests. Gourmet caterer, Nigel’s Food and Design will be on call to carve up a traditional Christmas meal or prepare festive bowl-food which will be accompanied by an open bar.

Where: 490 Commercial Rd, London E1 0HX

Contact: 0207 790 9000

Assembly Rooms

Built in 1771 for entertainment the Assembly rooms in Bath is a fitting venue for a Christmas do. Event agency Searcy’s will create a bespoke Christmas package to wow guests. The Ball Room, able to seat 280, leaving space for a dance floor, can be organised and arranged in a way to suit all needs. The whole venue is available to hire hosting up to 420 guests.

Where: Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QU

Contact: 01225 477786

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum has partnered with leading event management company, Ultimate Experience to offer guests a relaxed, bespoke event in the museum's Earth Hall. This venue is capable of hosting 120-200 people for a sit-down dinner and 200-400 for a standing reception or buffet.

On a slightly larger scale, Hintze Hall is set in the grand entrance of the museum and hosts 100-650 dining and 200-1,200 for a standing reception. This December will be the last chance to dine at the feet of the iconic Diplodocus cast, as the museum prepares for a new star in 2017. Adjoining galleries are also available for hire so guests can explore the museum.

Where: Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD

Contact: 0207 942 5434


This Christmas the HAC is offering a Return to Narnia package which will see guests dining in a wintery wonderland. With a choice of three separate rooms: Queens Room, Long Room and Prince Consort Rooms, the Long Room hosts 250 standing and 130 dining, while the Prince Consort Room holds 700 standing and 350 for a seated dinner.

This venue is set in an 18th century Georgian House surrounded by a five acre garden. It is located near Moorgate and Old Street it is easily accessible by public transport.

Where: Armoury House, City Road, London EC1Y 2BQ

Contact: 0207 382 1533

Hilton Cambridge City Centre

The Hilton Cambridge City Centre hotel in located in the heart of the historic city. Guests enter through a glass atrium into a private meeting space, complete with a large skylight. The venue can host up to 250 people for a Christmas party, and can be styled to suit the type of event. Standard packages include the Christmas Joiner Party Nights (on Friday and Saturday) and Private Weekday Party Nights (Sunday to Thursday).

Where: 20 Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DT

Contact: 01223 464491

Christmas at The Lodge

Set in Victoria House basement this alpine-themed event transports guests to the ski slopes. The venue has various après-ski themed rooms where guests can enjoy reception drinks in the Northern Lights bar, dine in an authentic alpine hunting lodge and boogie in the Lodge bar.

Various packages are available to purchase including a choice of a sit-down three course meal or a two course canapé and bowl-food option. The venue can host between 200-1,000 people. 

Where: Victoria House Basement, Bloomsbury Square, London WC1B 4DA

Contact: 0845 6446510

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