Written by Katie McCloskey
The best thing about visiting the venues we work with is meeting the teams and being able to visualise the events we offer. We work with lots of unique venues, and not only is it interesting to see them, but it is also great to learn so much about them. Each venue has its own history which helps you keep all the information you receive about them from merging into one another.
My most recent venue visit was to the RMG (Royal Museums of Greenwich) venues; Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum, The Queen’s House, the Peter Harrison Planetarium and the Royal Observatory. They are amazing places with so much history attached to them. Catherine showed us around all the venues and we were able to meet the rest of the sales team as well as some of the ops team – seeing how passionate and motivated they are was really inspiring.
Celebrate in style at The Queen’s House as this venue was built for entertaining! Not only is it a bride’s dream come true with such beautiful décor, but it is also great for summer and Christmas parties due to its vast outdoor space and fantastic view. It also has an undercroft which is perfect for a DJ and disco.
The Peter Harrison Planetarium and the Royal Observatory can add a wow factor to any event, whether it’s a drinks reception or a product launch! This venue is so flexible that you can go wild with branding and the astronomers can help design your presentation and give your delegates something to remember.
The National Maritime Museum is a large, versatile space that you can make your own – great for corporate dinners! Between the upper and lower deck, the flow of the event is really fluid. You’ll be greeted with a drink as you arrive, and guests will be able to explore the Museum which adds to the entertainment on the night. Then, as you are called to the mezzanine upper deck for dinner, you can sit under the glass roof and enjoy your night under the stars.
Cutty Sark holds so much history and it’s a truly iconic venue boasting astounding views of London. As soon as we walked in I could picture a spectacular summer party on board this vessel. I’d personally start with drinks on the weather deck and then check out the view. I’m sure after a few glasses of fizz someone will attempt to re-enact the most famous scene from Titanic. Then it’s down to the Sammy Offer Gallery for dancing. The mood lighting will set the scene for a fun-filled night.