West Reservoir Centre and Clissold House to host Wedding Open Day

Two of the most unique spaces in the Hackney Venues collection are to host a wedding open day on Sunday 21st February.

Clissold House will be open between 11am-3pm and the West Reservoir Centre between 1-5pm. The event is open to both new and existing clients and will provide an opportunity to meet the event teams, view the venues and meet some of the amazing suppliers that work with them. There's no need to book and parking is available at the West Reservoir Centre.

For more information please email Josh.cooper@gll.org or telephone the venues on 0208 442 8116.


Stoke Newington Town Hall features in a new 'Top Venues' list

The well loved, art-deco venue, Stoke Newington Town Hall has featured as one of the top venues in London to hold an awards ceremony in a list complied by well respected venue finders Canvas Events. 


UK Wedding Awards Nomination

Hackney Venues is delighted to announce that the West Reservoir Centre has been nominated in the Best City Venue category in the UK Wedding Awards 2016. The panel felt that the unique nature of the space, along with its amazing views and brilliant outdoor spaces for summer weddings made a perfect inclusion in the category.

Taking up to 150 for a standing event or 120 for a seated dinner, the West Reservoir Centre is a stunning venue for all types of wedding celebration. The original features including water tanks and supporting steel-work give the space a very contemporary, industrial feel, setting the venue out as one of the most unique spaces in east London. 

To vote for the West Reservoir please click on the button below:







Brides of Culture Show hits Hackney

Hackney Venues is excited to be holding the forthcoming Brides of Culture Wedding Show, due to take place on Saturday 15th March 2014 from 11am-6pm. The UK's largest multicultural bridal exhibition which is aimed at African, Caribbean or Asian brides will be holding their spring show in Hackney Town Hall, one of the newest venues in east London and an excellent example of stunning art-deco architecture. For more information:

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Christmas Markets come to Hackney Venues

December sees two Christmas Markets take place at Clissold House and Stoke Newington Town Hall. Drawing on the success of previous years, visitors will be able to see some of the best local products in the area over two separate weekends. For more details please click here.


Clissold House to host wedding open day

Clissold House will be hosting a fabulous wedding open day on Saturday 30th November from 10am-3pm. Showing off the house and its beautiful interiors, perfect for weddings and parties, there will be a number of other suppliers on site who are all able to make any couples dream wedding come true. Including musicians, photography, hair and make up, catering and florists, visitors will be able to get some amazing ideas for their forthcoming celebrations. 

The Clissold House venue team will also be on hand to offer expert guidance and show prospective guests around the building. 

Join them on 30th November at 10am.  No booking or tickets necessary.


Hackney Venues wins Best Brochure at the Meeting Industry Marketing Awards 2013

Hackney Venues was delighted to announce last night that they'd triumphed in the best brochure category at the MIMAs 2013. They were up against some worthy competitors but ended up taking home gold. Marketing Blackpool won silver and the Royal College of Physicians took home bronze.

Dan Cowdrill, who heads up the marketing and sales side of the portfolio said on Tuesday: “Our aim was to produce a brochure that not only showed off the amazing venues in our local area but also to present them in a way that would appeal to a range of event clients. The judges felt that this aim was achieved and were also impressed with how it had helped increase awareness and enquiries. The brochure was designed and produced in-house so it’s a huge achievement for all involved."

Take a look here to see a rundown of the other winners on the night. 


BL-NK -  a brand new venue in Hackney

BL-NK is a unique, 3,200 Sq Ft mixed purpose urban-space. It will play host to a series of themed events throughout the year, including tech, creative, fashion, development and investment exhibitions and conferences. 

BL-NK welcomes the use of its spaces for meetings, conferences, exhibitions and as communication environments to serve both visitors and the local community.
Operating daily on a more informal basis providing a welcoming hangout, complete with free hi-speed WIFI, while coffee and snacks will be available, the venue can be used for drop-in meets from co-working teams, group working sessions or simply working quietly.

 

BL-NK has an extensive network of support companies so you can be sure that we can provide for your every need when it comes to exhibitions and conferences; from high tech AV to picking the right after dinner mint, we can find the right partner for you.

For information please contact: info@bl-nk.org or call 020 3289 7859

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Hackney Venues nominated as a finalist in the Meeting Industry Marketing Awards 2013 for Best Brochure

Hackney Venues was excited to announce this week that they’d made it through as a finalist in the best brochure category at the Meeting Industry Marketing Awards 2013, due to take place in West London on 24th October. As one of four finalists they’re now competing for a Gold, Silver or Bronze award.

Dan Cowdrill, who heads up the marketing and sales side of the portfolio said on Tuesday: “this is a great honour and an amazing achievement for us all here at the London Borough of Hackney. Our aim was to produce a brochure that not only showed off the amazing venues in our local area but also to present them in a way that would appeal to a range of event clients from corporate organisations looking for product launches and dinners, to private clients looking to hold weddings and parties. The brochure was designed and produced in-house so it’s a huge achievement for all involved and we’re all very excited about the awards night this autumn."


Stoke Newington Town Hall to feature in two BBC productions

Stoke Newington Town Hall gets its moment in the spotlight on Wednesday 4th September at 8pm on BBC3 as it plays host to Free Speech, a political discussion show aimed at 18-30 year olds. Then, next Thursday, 12th September at 10.30pm, the Assembly Hall will once again play host to another well known political panel show as it welcomes Question Time through its doors. Be sure to tune in to see the Town Hall as you may have never seen it before!


The East London Wedding Show set to return to Stoke Newington Town Hall in October

Organisers of the East London Wedding are excited to announce that the show is set to return to Stoke Newington Town Hall after two previous events in March and June. Running from 11am-3pm on Sunday 20th October, the show will present some of the best wedding suppliers in London. Featuring dress designers, cake makers, jewellers, honeymoon companies, caterers and

wedding list suppliers, all guests on the day will be treated to some amazing products and lots of special offers. The event organiser, Adrian Spencer from Wow Wedding Shows said “Over the years Wow Wedding Shows have worked with many venues throughout the UK but nothing could have prepared us for the success of the last two events. Stoke Newington Town Hall has to be one of the most perfect wedding venues we have ever promoted”.


Clissold House features in brand new Channel 4 lifestyle show

During April and May, Clissold House was used as the main location for a brand new programme that started last Wednesday. Called How Not to Get Old, the show will investigate how and why we age as we do, and offer viewers the ultimate consumer guide to the best treatments on offer to keep everyone looking youthful. 

Fronted by Anna Richardson and Louise Redknapp, the series will investigate the latest scientific developments in the fight against aging. Each episode will examine the most popular and cutting edge surgical procedures available, and test much hyped non-invasive products that promise to take off years.

Clissold House was transformed for the programme with a number of rooms being specially painted and decorated but the beautiful façade remained throughout setting it up as a getaway for the very best in beauty treatments. The Venue Manager said after filming: “It was a busy few weeks doing such a large filming project in the house but hopefully it’ll be another great way to show potential clients what can be achieved in the space for a range of events from weddings and parties to corporate away days and dinners”.

How Not to Get Old continues on Channel 4 on Wednesday 14th August at 8pm


Hackney Venues to exhibit at Square Meal’s Venues and Events Show

 

Hackney Venues is pleased to announce that they’ll be exhibiting at the Venues and Events Show at Old Billingstgate on the 18th and 19th September 2013. One of the best trade exhibitions for the events industry, they’ll be there to talk more about what Hackney Venues has to offer and provide some great ideas for a range of corporate events.

Sign up for the show and come and visit them at stand H34: http://livebuzzreg.co.uk/2013/sqmeal13/reg/?link=50258d6eee6186d5ab28


Clissold House nominated as Best Event Space of the Year at the 2013 Event Magazine Awards

Clissold House, part of the brand new Hackney Venues collection was proud to announce this week that it had been nominated in the Best Small Event Space of the Year category for the Event Magazine Awards 2013.
 
The annual celebration which is the only industry awards ceremony that celebrates the creative, exhibition and experie

ntial sectors of the live events industry, is one of the key dates in the events diary and the ceremony itself is due to take place on Friday 4th October at the stunning Roundhouse in Camden.
 
After an extensive refurbishment, the house reopened its doors to the public in early 2012. Since then it’s gone from strength to strength, not only providing a much-loved café for local residents and park users but also hiring out its five other rooms for a range of events from weddings and parties to corporate away days and VIP dinners. With all funds generated going back into the house, they’re used not only to maintain the property but also to invest in public programmes and community activities.
 
Venue Manager Emma Finch said: “We’re over the moon to be nominated in this category as it really does reflect the beauty of the house and the quality of the events that we do here. It’s also great recognition for all the hard work the team have put in over the last 18 months to make this a successful venue for hire and one of the best-loved spaces in North London”.


The first East London Wedding Show to be held at Hackney Town Hall hailed a great success as organisers gear up for two further shows within Hackney Venues in 2013.

Organisers of the East London Wedding show expressed excitement on Sunday 17th March as the first of their shows this year took place at the newly refurbished Hackney Town Hall. Running from 11am-3pm, the show saw over 80 brides come through the door, defying the inclement weather and determined to come and see some of the best wedding suppliers in London. Featuring dress designers, cake makers, jewellers, honeymoon companies, caterers and wedding list suppliers, all guests on the day were treated to some amazing products and lots of special offers. The event organiser, Adrian Spencer from Wow Wedding Shows said “Over the years Wow Wedding Shows have worked with many venues throughout the UK but nothing could have prepared us for the sheer splendour of the Hackney Town Hall, this has to be one of the most perfect wedding venues we have ever promoted”.

The show’s organisers are now in planning for two further shows, one in June and another in October, both at Stoke Newington Town Hall. A firm local favourite for ceremonies and receptions and one of the greatest examples of art-deco architecture in north-east London, the venue will be the perfect setting to see some of the best suppliers in the capital.