5 Fundraising Friendly Event Venues In The UK

5 Fundraising Friendly Event Venues In The UK

We have supported over 5,000 events across the UK, helping charities to raise as much as possible for their individual causes. Here are 5 of our recommended tried and tested event venues from across the UK that make the perfect setting to encourage maximum participation from guests!

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Gleneagles Golf Club

Location: Auchterader, Perthshire, Scotland PH3 1NF

Capacity: 10-2,250 guests

This iconic venue bursting with history dating back to the Edwardian could upgrade any non-profit fundraising event. Its the perfect environment to maximise donations for your charity’s cause as it offers a wide range of elegant spaces, large or small to meet your specific needs! With views overlooking their magnificent grounds, it can accommodate a big reception outside allowing guests to mingle and start bidding with an incredible backdrop. Inside, every room is spacious enough to create a captivating display for your auction items that’s bound to encourage competition and increase bids throughout the evening!

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Location: Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8EH

Capacity: 850 seated, 1,800 standing

Having re-opened in 2006 following a 30m refurbishment, this historic venue differs from the rest. Its a trendy setting which is able to accommodate a large number of guests but also helps contain and focus the audience on fundraising once seated for a more intimate feel with the circular shape of this space. The upper deck is also the perfect setup for your reception drinks and is spacious enough to fit all guests in comfortably. Its renowned as one of London’s most famous performance venues, the staging is the perfect platform for your MC to build up excitement around the silent auction and encourage your supporters to raise as much as possible for your worthy cause.

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The Celtic Manor Resort

Location: Coldra Woods, Newport, South Wales NP18 1HQ

Capacity: 20-900 guests

Offering a wide variety of unique venue spaces, this could be a great option for a host of different events. The rooms are perfect to accommodate many screens to ensure guests are constantly exposed to the leaderboard to keep them engaged to raise as much as possible on the night! There is an amazing opportunity for this venue to push specific auction items/experiences which are local to the event venue location, increasing the likelihood of guest bidding as there will be fewer external costs involved to them when won. Auction technology could seamlessly bring a modern edge to your event in this historic location and help you smash your fundraising targets.

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Chester Racecourse

Location: The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY

Capacity: up to 2,000 guests

Soak up the electric atmosphere as this venue is situated right beside the racecourse itself, use this energy to create the perfect and exciting pledge moment. Some rooms include views over the racecourse or parade ring which are an added bonus, increasing overall guest satisfaction helping you to retain your donors and boost recurring giving. With a large amount of green space, outdoor fundraisers are also an opportunity you should take advantage of in the summer!

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Rum Warehouse Titanic Hotel

Location: Stanley Dock, Regent Road, Liverpool L3 0AN

Capacity:  85-600 guests

Rum Warehouse offers a totally unique and adaptable space to help make your specific non-profit event vision a reality. The separate pre-function room can conveniently be used to host the cocktail portion of your event and allow you to build excitement for the silent auction. Display auction items and experiences around the room to encourage bidding before guests are seated. The incredibly fast Wi-Fi available throughout the event venue makes adding silent auction technology a simple task.


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.