7 Unique London Venues That Will Help Set The Fundraising Scene

7 Unique London Venues That Will Help Set The Fundraising Scene

How can you stand out from the thousands of fundraising events that are being held in London every year? Ensuring you’ve picked a venue that brings your vision to life, sets the fundraising scene and is unique will play an imperative role in helping you sell tickets and impressing donors when they arrive!

We have accumulated a list of 7 venues situated in London to help you in your quest to find the perfect venue for your event!

Image: Saatchi Gallery

1) Saatchi Gallery

Location: King’s Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4RY

Capacity: 1,500

The Saatchi Gallery inhabits elegant high ceilings and a modern, simplistic interior. The stylish rooms provide the perfect opportunity for you to make the space your own. With a bit of creativity and imagination you can really convey the message of your cause in this space. This historic building is unrivalled when it comes to flexibility and the ability to make your next fundraising event truly bespoke.

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2) Caf De Paris

Location: 3 Coventry St, London, W1D 6BL

Capacity: 190 715 (varies on event type)

Caf De Paris provides a luxurious setting that is sure to leave a lasting impression on your guests. The venue offers a range of unique features, from grand sweeping staircases, to glittering chandeliers and stunning ballroom floors, guaranteed to give your fundraising event an edge.

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3)MNKY House

MNKY House: 10 Dover St, Mayfair, London, W1S 4LD

Capacity: 40 seated, 100 standing

Located in the heart of Mayfair, MNKY House offers its exclusive MNKY LNGE for premium event hire, offering an extravagant experience for your guests to really indulge. The lounge has its own distinctive entrance, and provides unique style and character to your event, which will no doubt help you stand out from the crowd. This lounge is regularly frequented with internationally renowned artists and DJs who use the state-of-the-art custom sound system. This venue will definitely help you give your donors a unique experience.

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4) Sushi Samba

Location: Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY

Capacity: 140 seated, 320 standing

Located on the 38th and 39th floors of London’s 40-story skyscraper at 110 Bishopsgate, Sushi Samba boasts breath-taking views of London from high up in the sky. The main dining room features a double-height ceiling, giving the room a soft and warm glow. The combination of Brazilian, Peruvian and Japanese cuisine is sure to bring something new to the table.

Image: Sky Garden

5)Sky Garden

Location: 20 Fenchurch St, London EC3M 8AF

Capacity: 450 seated, 750 standing

Hiring the Sky Garden could be the answer to your fundraising prayers! Renowned as London’s highest landscaped public garden and a leading visitor attraction, this venue is one of the most unique event spaces available in the capital. Unrivalled panoramic views of London and beyond with idyllic garden surroundings, Sky Garden is likely to attract major donors to any event.

Image: Royal Museums Greenwich

6) Cutty Sark

Location: King William Walk, London, SE10 9HT

Capacity: 200 seated, 450 standing

After being retired from its sea duties in 1954, the Cutty Sark now resides within the Royal Museum of Greenwich as a part of nautical history. The magnificent vessel has been raised and surrounded at the waterline by glass, enabling guests to enjoy the vessel beneath the hull that’s equipped with an audio-visual system, atmospheric lighting, screen and stage. All three of the vessels decks are available to hire and will no doubt provide an unforgettable fundraising setting.

Image: Warner Brothers Studios

7)Harry Potter Studios

Location: Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden, WD25 7LR

Capacity: 130 guests

Harry Potter Studios offers private hire for bespoke events and utilises many of the notorious props, costumes and sets that were created especially for the films. With many rooms available that can be tailored to event requirements, this unusual venue is sure to leave your guests spellbound!

Now you’ve got some inspiration for the venue, its time to learn about how you can raise more at your next event. Here are 10 steps to help you do just that!

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Ben Crook

Ben Crook

Chief Operating Officer

Ben is at the forefront of every project in Givergy, listing and actioning constant improvements across the business. With over a decade of experience in the charity and events sector he brings a deep understanding of what the fundraising industry needs to operate effectively and efficiently.