Top 10 Last Minute Christmas Venues

Christmas is well on its way, but if you haven’t yet booked that all important Christmas party don’t fear!

We’ve compiled a list of our top ten winter venues suitable for last minute Christmas bookings. Whether you’re after a true winter wonderland, understated elegance or the ultimate party atmosphere these seasonal venues are sure to fit the bill.

The Ice Rink at the Natural History Museum, SW7

Create has joined forces with the Natural History Museum for a wintry pop-up at the Museum’s magical ice rink. The impressive ice rink is set across 1,000 square metres, against the stunning backdrop of this extraordinary museum. A fully themed café bar offers the perfect place to enjoy Create’s seasonal menus, with sumptuous alpine-inspired dishes, cocktails and warming drinks all on offer.

Exclusive: Up to 300 guests

Old Billingsgate, EC3

The extraordinary and unique Old Billingsgate makes a show-stopping backdrop for special events. Situated in the heart of the City, Old Billingsgate is one of the most sought after event spaces in the capital. The venue is available for exclusive parties as well as a shared night on 20th December.

Exclusive: Up to 1200 guests Shared Party Night: 20th December, prices from £95 per person

The Artillery Garden at The HAC, EC1

For an unbeatable Christmas celebration head to the Artillery Garden at The HAC, where 'Après' winter theming brings together the best loved elements of this magical time of the year. Situated in the heart of the City, the Artillery Garden is the perfect place to raise a toast as you party the night away.

Exclusive: Up to 900 guests

Old Billingsgate Vaults, EC3

Celebrate underground this winter at the Curiosity Cavern Club that is Billingsgate Vaults. With shared tables available at a shared party on 20th December and exclusive dates still up for grabs, this is the perfect space for extraordinary parties. Look out for bars shaped like medicine cabinets and document chests filled with forgotten treasures.

Exclusive: Up to 550 guests Shared Party Night: 20th December, prices from £99 per person

The Pavilion at the Tower of London, EC3

Christmas parties take place within the Tower's North Moat, enabling you to celebrate in the surrounds of one of the capital's most prestigious landmarks. This winter’s theme is ‘High Society’ so prepare to celebrate in the lap of luxury at this unique venue.

Exclusive: Up to 700 guests Shared Party Night: 14th December, prices from £99 per person


An iconic location, bright spaces and stunning views combine at the prestigious OXO2, creating an inspirational setting for Christmas events. This years theme takes inspiration from the 1960s, with POP creating a fun and funky space for winter events. OXO2 is also ideal for late Christmas parties in January 2014.

Exclusive: Up to 400 guests

The Conservatory at Painshill, KT11

A winter wonderland awaits at Surrey event space The Conservatory at Painshill this year. The reception space is to welcome guests with twinkling trees, glistening icicles and sparkling snowflakes, whilst festive music fills the air and guests are entertained by a close-up magician. Then it’ll be time to move through to the main space for a sumptuous three-course dinner, beneath the snowy forest.

Exclusive: Up to 500 guests Shared: 11th, 12th, 14th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st December, prices from £45 per person

The Pavilion at Tatton Park, Cheshire, WA16

Get the VIP treatment at Tatton Park’s Pavilion, where a Hollywood theme will wow guests with a red carpet experience like no other. The night of pure entertainment includes sensational singers, visual performances and incredible stage and lighting effects.

Exclusive: Up to 1500 guests

The Starlit Pavilion at Knowsley Safari Park, Merseyside, L34

The stage will come alive this winter at Knowsley’s ‘Dance Fever’ parties, where an extravaganza of music and dance is set to amaze guests as they party the night away. With hip-hop, street, salsa and tango you’re guaranteed to have the time of your life!

Exclusive: Up to 1500 guests

ICC, Birmingham, B1

Enter the voyage of discovery at Birmingham’s Grand Hall, ICC, where a Venetian Masquerade theme will entice guests into a mysterious world of music, dance, masks and spectacular costumes.

Exclusive: Up to 1250 guests

If you would like to learn more about last minute Christmas parties at any of these venues talk to us today.