If, like us, you’re obsessed with the elegance, glamour and style of the 1920s and 30s, then London is the perfect place to say “I do”. The city is full of beautiful Art Deco venues, each with their own unique features. We’ve picked out our favourite Art Deco wedding venues in London to give you some inspiration.
This Grade 2 listed space seats up to 1,000 guests and is located in Stepney, East London. Aside from the incredibly glamorous interior, a great aspect of this venue is that caterers are welcome and there is no corkage charge. Originally a luxurious theatre, the Troxy was recently restored to its former glory to create a stunning wedding venue. The extravagance and grandeur of the 1930's Art Deco can be seen in the original features, high ceilings and spiral staircases, which would be amazing locations for your photographs.
Find out more: http://www.troxy.co.uk
Eltham Palace in South East London is a beautiful 14th century royal residence, updated in the 1930s with a striking art deco interior and described as a ‘masterpiece of modern design’. Couples can marry in the stunning entrance hall, featuring a coffee and cream colour scheme, wood paneling and curved staircases. The unique circular shape of the room means you’ll be surrounded on all sides by your friends and family whilst you make your vows beneath the beautiful domed glass ceiling. After the ceremony, you have full use of the flagstone terrace and historical moated gardens for drinks and photographs too.
Find out more: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/venue-hire/weddings/
The Banking Hall
The Banking Hall in the heart of the City of London is the ultimate in chic sophistication. The Grade II listed hall was designed in the 1930s and remains as grand today as it was then, with towering marble columns and decorative iron railings. The mezzanine floor provides views over the City, including of the Bank of England, and can host up to 280 guests for a seated ceremony and reception. With a cocktail reception and jazz band, we think this would be the perfect setting for the ultimate glamorous 1930s-inspired wedding.
Find out more: http://bankinghall.com/banking-hall/
Town Hall Hotel
Formerly Bethnall Green town hall, now a luxury hotel, Town Hall Hotel is a gorgeous mix of Edwardian and Art Deco architecture located in East London. From the imposing marble entrance hall to the wood paneled council chamber with beautiful art deco light fixtures, every area of the building exudes an Art Deco charm that would make the perfect backdrop to your wedding photos.
Opened originally in 1910, and extended in the 1930s, the venue contains a number of different rooms and event spaces that can cater to many sizes of weddings, from large celebrations to more intimate affairs.
Find out more: http://townhallhotel.com/
Stoke Newington Town Hall
With mahogany and walnut wood, sumptuous purple carpets and one of Europe’s largest working mirror balls, Stoke Newington Town Hall is an elegant setting for an Art Deco wedding. Hold the ceremony in the charming Council Chamber, then head to the 1930s assembly hall with its original Canadian-maple sprung dance floor! This is the ideal venue for couples wanting a huge wedding celebration, as the hall can host up to 550 reception guests!
Find out more: http://www.hackneyvenues.com/stoke-newington-town-hall/
If you’re couple that likes to break the mold and are after an unexpected venue, why not get married at Sketch? This quirky West End venue is part restaurant and bar, part exhibition space and is licensed for weddings. Get married in the opulent lecture room, and then host your reception in the striking powder pink ‘art deco with a modern twist’ Gallery restaurant.
Find out more: https://sketch.london