Story brings over a decade of expertise in crafting exceptional conferences. Our comprehensive full event management services encompass venue sourcing, budgeting, showcalling, agenda creation, speaker and activity coordination, and content development. With our dedicated team, we ensure your event unfolds seamlessly from start to finish, bringing your vision to life!

Looking for the perfect conference venue in London? Here are five of our recommendations:

BAFTA 195 Piccadilly

BAFTA 195 Piccadilly stands as a premier venue, offering cutting-edge facilities for a variety of events, be it live, virtual, or hybrid.

  • Location: Historic Grade II Listed building in London’s West End.
  • Capacity: Up to 227 theatre style in Princess Ann Theatre, 90 cabaret style in Ray Dolby Room.
  • Breakout Spaces: Up to 6, flexible depending on requirements.
  • Catering: BAFTA offers a variety of catering options all via their in-house team. Crafted by their in-house Executive Chef, Anton Manganaro, their menus are thoughtfully designed to reflect the essence of British cuisine infused with delightful international twists and playful nods to cinema. All dishes prepared feature high quality ingredients and are carefully sourced to ensure sustainability is at the forefront. 
  • Branding Opportunities: High-spec cinema screening rooms, digital branding opportunities, immersive content creation with projection mapping which Story can work with you to create.

Old Royal Naval College

The Old Royal Naval College is one of London’s most iconic venues. This UNESCO site is packed with grandeur, history and suitable event spaces for a variety of guest numbers. 

  • Location: Iconic venue in Greenwich.
  • Capacity: Up to 400 theatre style in Painted Hall, 256 cabaret style in Upper Hall.
  • Breakout Spaces: 5 areas with Admirals House and Queen Mary Undercroft.
  • Catering: This venue works closely with their approved catering supplier, Company of Cooks. The team work hard to source local ingredients to craft visually stunning dishes and unique touches to create the perfect catering experience, no matter the occasion!
  • Branding Opportunities: Historical backdrop, branded entrance flag poles and bespoke lighting. Story can work with you to understand your vision and ensure this shines through on the event day through bespoke lighting designs!


Located on Levels 4 and 5 of the Science Museum, Illuminate offers versatile spaces for daytime and evening event. One of Illuminate’s standout features is its panoramic window on Level 5, providing breathtaking views of the City and abundant natural light. 

  • Location: The Science Museum, South Kensington.
  • Capacity: Level 5 – 400 theatre style & 272 Cabaret. Level 4 – 300 theatre style & 128 cabaret style.
  • Breakout Spaces: They currently have three spaces available; The Smith Centre, Level 3 Green Room, and the Flight Gallery which are available from September to April each year.
    In addition to these 3 spaces, the Science Museum will be launching a new space, which will compliment Illuminate, in October 2024, the Special Exhibition Gallery 1. The space will be able to accommodate up to 300 people in theatre style, 200 in cabaret style, or 400 for receptions.
  • Catering: With over two decades of experience in catering at the Science Museum, Moving Venue, are now the exclusive caterer for Illuminate. With a deep understanding of the significance of fresh, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients, their chef brigade passionately crafts delicious dishes that are both satisfying and environmentally conscious for a multitude of events.
  • Branding Opportunities: Panoramic city views, customizable LED walls, versatile branding opportunities which Story can work with you to design and produce.

Convene Sancroft, St. Paul’s

Convene Sancroft, St. Paul’s stands out as a unique venue renowned for its remarkable scale. Spanning across two floors, this exceptional location boasts an impressive footprint of 45,000 square feet.

  • Location: Located in the heart of Paternoster Square, amidst London’s iconic historic landmarks.
  • Capacity: 900 theatre style and 408 Cabaret Style in Grand Hall.
  • Breakout Spaces: 3 breakout spaces plus the boardroom and green room. 
  • Catering: Convene offer in-house catering and provide guests with an impressive DDR package throughout their conference which includes breakfast, mid morning and afternoon breaks and a hot buffet lunch. Delegates can also enjoy unlimited snacks and soft drinks throughout the day from stations in the venue.
  • Branding Opportunities: There are numerous branding opportunities available throughout the venue, including a vinyl-wrapped main reception desk to greet delegates, vinyl-wrapped Nourish Walls in the Grand Hall Gallery, Doddington Gallery, and Hardwick Gallery, vinyl-wrapped entrance doors at the Hub, and the option to brand or wrap the gallery pillars. Story can assist with your branding requirements from a content creation, design or advising perspective.

Westminster Park Plaza

Westminster Park Plaza offers an all-encompassing venue for a variety of events for large numbers.  

  • Location: Vibrant South Bank, opposite Houses of Parliament.
  • Capacity: Up to 1500 theatre style, 720 cabaret style in Westminster Ballroom.
  • Breakout Spaces: 32 options available. Story can work with you on your overall agenda to advise on the best spaces to use for each breakout session you are planning to help take some of the logistical stress away!
  • Catering: The hotel offers in-house catering for a variety of events. The venue also take responsibility for offsetting the carbon footprint of all meetings and events hosted at their hotels worldwide so sustainability is a key focus when it comes to conference catering. 
  • Branding Opportunities: Variety of areas that can be branded including entrance, custom signage, and stair branding. The Story team love nothing more than ensuring our clients capitalise on all branding opportunities!

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