Summer Corporate Events

Sodexo is the hospitality partner for some of the biggest occasions in the summer social calendar, from Royal Ascot to Henley Royal Regatta.

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Summer Party Venues and Packages

Summer time with Prestige Venue & Events

Dinner with dinosaurs, sailing the Thames and exploring the great outdoors are just some of the great ways in which businesses can engage their teams this summer.

Henley Royal Regatta

Henley Royal Regatta is undoubtedly the best known regatta in the world. It is a highlight of both the summer sporting calendar and the social season.

Summer Parties to remember

At Prestige Venues & Events we have unrivalled experience in teambuilding and corporate events and our ethos of high quality from venue to experience has resulted in us being able to offer exclusive corporate packages across the finest venues and summer events.  Our catering team includes Michelin starred chefs and classically trained support teams and our Events Hub can help plan, manage and coordinate your summer package from start to finish.

Corporate events should are the core of building a strong working culture and setting the tone for this, and summer is Hertfordshire’s historic Knebworth House and Barns, which is throwing open its extensive grounds for everything from corporate summer parties to fairground fun days – with a vast array of catering ideas, including hog roasts, barbecues and street food stalls.

Further north north is one of the more unique venue’s and options, Newcastle’s Great North Museum:Hancock is hosting The Natural History Museum’s famous diplodocus, Dippy, as part of a national tour and businesses can join the dinosaur for drinks or dinner during the summer months. For those entertaining clients, or looking to bond teams, we think this is a fantastic option!

While, north of the border, The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, which boasts 70 acres of landscaped gardens, is offering the perfect outdoor dining experience. On the John Hope Gateway’s decked terrace, an all-weather kitchen has been installed, where a team of chefs can create a wide range of dishes using home-grown salad, herbs and vegetables cultivated by the Botanic’s own, in-house gardener.

At Hampden Park whether it’s a sophisticated black-tie soirée, a surprise birthday party or a landmark anniversary, family communion, an intimate christening, engagement party or baby shower, we’re here to help make your event unforgettable. Our exclusive Millennium Suite provides the ideal backdrop for an occasion to remember, and the fully stocked bar will ensure there is never an empty glass. 

Building Relationships and Bringing People Together

Summer Time with PV&E will mix business with pleasure and encourage engagement and networking by bringing people together for interactive corporate events such as garden parties, team building sports days and post meeting drinks receptions in some of the UK’s most beautiful and interesting settings.

The capital, too, will be displayed in all its glory as venues with the best views in London – quite literally – push the boat out for corporate clients.

River Room is one of London’s most stylish floating event spaces – with an ever-changing backdrop of London’s most famous sights – and its outdoor upper deck can be exclusively hired for an alfresco summer party with food stations, live entertainment and giant games.

Further downriver is London’s The Crystal, one of the world’s most sustainable buildings where an outdoor terrace overlooking the waterfront at Royal Victoria Dock is the perfect spot from which to enjoy Champagne and canapés at the close of a meeting as the sun goes down. 

Outdoor oases can be found at the heart of the city, too, at venues such as IWM London, where an outdoor terrace overlooks parkland, while greenery of a different kind is under the spotlight – and floodlights - at Brighton’s Amex Stadium and Aberdeen’s Pittodrie Stadium.

Both grounds are offering corporate fans a menu of seasonal summer produce in light and airy rooms overlooking the hallowed turf, while, at Bury St Edmunds, the Grade II-listed Athenaeum is packing a punch with a picnic lunch in the nearby Abbey Gardens for corporate clients.

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Nestled in the South Downs, the multi-purpose American Express Community Stadium offers a wonderful array of naturally lit event spaces and exhibition halls, making it the perfect environment for your next Christmas party, meeting, conference or special event.

At Ascot Racecourse we are committed to providing our guests with an outstanding experience whether they come to race, hold a business meeting, or host a private dinner at our world-class venue.

Board our giant glass viewing pod and glide up gently to 450ft, sharing magical moments together as you point out city landmarks, artwork on the rooftops, wind farms at sea and the rolling coastline stretching away to the horizon.

The recently renovated Hamilton Park Racecourse is the premier horseracing and events venue within South Lanarkshire.

One of Britain’s most beloved stately homes sits just 28 miles north of London in the heart of rural Hertfordshire.

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a leading centre of excellence in plant research, horticulture, education and habitat preservation as well as a sustainable meeting and events venue.

Aberdeen Football Club has a rich and fascinating history: partnering with Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events to create Pittodrie Events, we have an exceptional record of providing first class service for meetings and events.

Welcome to one of the Edinburgh’s largest and most impressive multi-purpose event spaces – perfect for any occasion, from conferences, dinners and performances to exhibitions, seminars and weddings.

The famous home of Blackburn Rovers, Ewood Park is a stadium that offers fantastic facilities for all types of occasions, both business and special events, and through Prestige Venues and Events, offers unrivalled, seasonal produce and dining experiences.

Set in the glorious arena of Highland Perthshire, Blair Castle has a long and illustrious history. The castle has accumulated many fascinating historical artefacts, including antique furniture, art, period dress and armour.

The Discovery Museum is housed in an ornate Victorian building and provides a fascinating insight into Tyneside engineering, shipbuilding and entrepreneurial heritage, with eclectic exhibits and interactive displays.

As you drive through 1,000 acres of wooded countryside and see the majesty of Dundas Castle open up before you, the chaos of the city couldn’t feel further away. Experience all the comforts of a 5-star hotel, with the grandeur of a castle and the warmth of a family home.

Emerald Headingley Stadium is a world famous home of great teams – Leeds Rhinos Rugby League Club and Yorkshire County Cricket Club, and our own events and hospitality team. The site is steeped in sporting legend.

Goodison Park, an iconic venue steeped in football legend, is ideally located a short distance from Liverpool city centre. The club boasts nine different conference and event suites, providing capacity for up to 300 guests for a wide range of corporate and private events.

The Great North Museum: Hancock is one of the most unusual and exciting event venues in Newcastle. The museum welcomes thousands of visitors each year to see our collections of antiques and curiosities, but our venue is popular for corporate and private events too.

Proud to be Scotland's National Stadium! Hampden Park offers high quality meeting and event spaces, combined with top class service and award-winning menus to create a memorable event experience!

Keepmoat Stadium is Premier Conference and Events Venue Since opening in December 2006, Keepmoat Stadium has been home to Doncaster’s prestigious sporting teams - Doncaster Rugby League FC, Doncaster Rovers Belles and Doncaster Rovers.

Laing Art Gallery, established in 1904, is situated in the heart of Newcastle. The gallery is a Grade II listed Edwardian building, home to an internationally important collection of historic, modern and contemporary art. We offer exclusive access to our stunning spaces for private events.

Not only is the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park a unique landmark in homage to sporting excellence, but it's also a multi-dimensional event venue.

One of Edinburgh’s most versatile large venues, the museum has an unrivalled collection of gallery spaces and private rooms to accommodate from 12 to 1,500 guests.

St James’ Park is home to Newcastle United Football Club. The jewel in the crown of the city of Newcastle, St James' Park boasts one of the largest, state-of-the-art meeting, conferenc

Set in the picturesque grounds of the historic Scone Place and skirting the banks of the River Tay, Perth Racecourse is an awe-inspiring venue. The modern Nelson Stand is ideal for business meetings and conferences with panoramic views of the course.

Evoking the heyday of its elegant surroundings in Edinburgh’s New Town, the stylish suite of Victorian and Georgian rooms at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh are filled with stunning original architectural features.

The Liberty Stadium is the premier location for conference & events in south west Wales. Home of Swansea City FC and Ospreys rugby this venue features a range of function suites that can accommodate meetings and dinners for 8 to 600 guests. 

Home to Swindon Town FC, the Swindon County Ground is one of Swindon's leading conference and events venues. With the potential to host events for up to 500 guests, the County Ground is a truly unique venue, suitable for all types of corporate and private function.

There is so much to see and do here at The 1st Central County Ground, Hove so why not take a look at our products and find something that takes your fancy? We have a range of dinners, lunches, parties and more throughout the year that you can join and enjoy.

AESSEAL New York Stadium is one of the finest event venues in South Yorkshire.

The Apex is an award-winning and highly flexible venue, known for its acoustic excellence and home to a diverse programme of live music and events.

The Athenaeum, purpose-built in the early 18th century as a space for the community to gather to play cards, read books, attend parties and generally have a good time – which is not so different from its use today. Our venue was re-named The Athenaeum in 1854, and is a Grade I listed building.

The Bristol Pavilion is a Premier Conference & Events Venue The Bristol County Ground has been home to Gloucestershire County Cricket Club since the latter part of the 19th century.

The County Ground, Beckenham offers conference and event organisers a range of options in it's newly built function centre and existing.

On the waterside at London’s Royal Docks, The Crystal provides a striking contrast to the surrounding skyline with its iconic shape.

The Spitfire Ground St Lawrence, set in the heart of Canterbury, is one of Kent's leading conference and events venues.

Bateaux London combines fresh food, unique views of London and upbeat live entertainment. With two vessels, London's moving restaurant can run a variety of cruises, including lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, as well as opportunities for exclusive hire and private dining.

Bateaux Windsor combines quality food cooked on board within the lush surroundings of Windsor. Their vessel, Melody, is a beautifully crafted river boat with large, arching windows that provide uninterrupted views of the Berkshire landscape.

Located just 30 miles (38 minutes) from Edinburgh Airport and 22 miles from the centre of Edinburgh, Gilmerton is a handsome Grade A listed Georgian Mansion situated in the heart of the pretty Scottish county of East Lothian.

One of Scotland’s finest stately homes, classical, elegant and prestigious, Hopetoun House never fails to impress.

The majesty of IWM London’s famous Grade II listed façade is contradicted by its chic, ultra-modern interior.

Kinross House and its fabulous setting undoubtedly provide one of Scotland’s finest destinations.

Lancaster House is managed and run by The Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Situated close to Buckingham Palace, this historic house offers a magnificent setting, a prestigious central location, and first-class facilities for all types of events and hospitality.

Liverpool Cathedral is a majestic venue for any event, from intimate drinks receptions to large-scale corporate dinners. As well as this, it can also hold conferences and small to mid-size meetings.

This iconic Cathedral was designed in 1930s to have one of the largest crypts in the world by Sir Edwin Lutyens sadly it was forced to abandonment after the Second World War leaving it to be the enormous and breath-taking crypt today.

Situated at the centre of Liverpool’s prestigious World Heritage Site and cosmopolitan city centre, Liverpool Town Hall is a venue with hundreds of years of character, historical and cultural significance and breathtakingly beautiful features.

Manchester Cathedral has been a place of welcome and hospitality for over 1300 years.  The current medieval structure built by Henry V dates from 1421.

One of our most spectacular exclusive use venues for weddings, parties and corporate events, Mansfield Traquair is nothing short of extraordinary.

We love the fact that one of the most stylish racecourses and sporting venues in the UK is included in our portfolio of luxury venues. Musselburgh Racecourse is a 5-star visitor attraction just six miles from Edinburgh with excellent transport links and free parking.

For an awe-inspiring setting and possibly the most unusual venue we work with, consider The Concorde Experience, where the sky is the limit for hospitality wow factor!

Originally designed by Benson & Forsyth Architects to replicate the ancient Iron Age Scottish broch, the tower at the National Museum of Scotland houses a suite of Boardrooms combining traditional Scots architecture with twenty-first century luxury, offering a totally unique perspective for d

The Royal Airforce Museum is a truly unique events venue; teeming with history, awe-inspiring exhibits and supported by a dedicated, on-site Events Team.

One of the country’s most important stately homes, Scone Palace is poised above the River Tay in Perthshire, at the very heart of Scotland, and with its majestic architecture, remarkable collections of antiques and paintings and beautiful gardens, it is a magnificent venue for any kind of special

Situated in the very heart of Edinburgh, the Scottish National Gallery is one of the most prestigious venues in the city.

This beautiful neo-gothic gallery reopened in December 2011 after an extensive refurbishment, and is now increasingly in demand as one of Edinburgh’s most striking event venues.

St George's Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest neo-classical buildings in the world and is a Grade I listed building. Standing at 169ft long and 74ft wide with a tunnel vaulted ceiling - the largest of its kind in Europe.

Located in Mayfair’s Royal Academy of Arts, The Keeper’s House restaurant is a gallery of sorts itself: with green, felt walls, plush, bespoke furnishings and sculptural casts suspended above guests.

Founded in 1824, the National Gallery houses one of the greatest collections of Western European painting in the world and offers an abundance of different event-spaces for both corporate and private clients to boot.

Founded as a monastery in 1128, the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is The Queen's official residence in Scotland.

The Signet Library, situated in the very heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, is the epitome of prestigious, Georgian elegance and is home of The Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet – an association of Scottish lawyers and one of the oldest professional bodies in the world.

A majestic, glass-roofed courtyard positions The Wallace restaurant as an al fresco space, indoors. A rare and valuable thing with London’s temperate weather!

V&A Dundee will transform the cultural landscape of Scotland.  Housed in a world-class building, designed by renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, the building encapsulates V&A Dundee’s innovative attitude, confident ambition and broad outlook.