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Top 5 UK Event Venues With a Story

Today on the Make Events blog we are looking at venues with a story. Delegates are looking for more than just a conference room for events, they want a space with character and history that can reflect their brand, values and messaging.

The venue’s story can be incorporated into the content and brought to life with the theming, enhancing the guest experience.

1.  Old Billingsgate, London
Once a world-famous fish market, this striking building is a remarkable part of London’s heritage. Situated on the North bank of the River Thames, Old Billingsgate has three versatile event spaces and a terrace that has unrivalled views of Tower Bridge, City Hall, The Shard and London Bridge.

Now a Grade II listed building, it holds events from exhibitions to awards dinners.

2. The Monastery, Manchester
Built in 1863, Gorton Monastery was rescued from dereliction, and is now in its third decade of restoration. The building, which stands tall above the houses that surround it, is Grade II* listed and is now used for a range of events. 

3. The Balmoral, Edinburgh 
This building holds its place within the architectural fabric of Edinburgh and its been entertaining guests since 1902. Acclaimed as one of the great railway hotels, its name means  “majestic dwelling” in Gaelic. Available to hire for events. Website.

4. Guinness Storehouse, Dublin 
Located in the heart of the St. James’ Gate Brewery, the Storehouse is Ireland’s most popular tourist attraction. Hire its Gravity Bar with 360° views across the city’s magnificent skyline. Available to hire for groups of 10-2000.
5. Coombe Abbey, Coventry
Originally built back in the 12th Century as a monastery, Coombe Abbey is a haven of peace and relaxation, but has also had many reports of paranormal activity over the years. Available to hire for meetings and events.

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