This year, Butlin's is celebrating its 80th anniversary. The seaside resorts, based in Bognor Regis, Minehead and Skegness, offer a range of flexible spaces, from 10-seat board rooms to the exclusive hire of an entire resort, hosting events for up to 7,000 people. In February, Butlin's launched a collection of M3 air domes across its resorts, suited to hosting a wide range of events including breakouts and drink receptions, both indoor and outdoor. A range of connecting tunnels are also available to add.
Where Bognor Regis, Minehead, Skegness
The Staffordshire- based theme park this year launched its Ride before you Dine package, offering the chance to ride Galactica, the world's first rollercoaster with fully-integrated virtual reality, multiple times without queuing. This is followed by the chance to host a dinner at he Rollercoaster Restaurant, where dishes travel along spiraling rollercoaster track and loop-the-loops before landing at their tables. Last year, Alton Towers also introduced 120 woodland lodges and five luxury treehouses to its Enchanted Village area, with the added option to exclusively hire the entire village, accommodating up to 520 delegates for events.
Where Farley Ln, Alton ST10 4DB
A new movie-themed event space was unveiled in May at Madame Tussauds in London. Movies at Madame Tussauds can accommodate up to 80 guests for seated dinners and 120 for standing events. The space aims to celebrate some of the most memorable characters in sci-fi history and offers an immersive element to Madame Tussauds' event offering. Guests can start with cocktails in the Marvel Movie Zone, before moving on to a high octane 4D cinematic experience, and end the evening amongst the likes of Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader in the Star Wars experience.
Where Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LR
London Film Museum
Covent Garden-based ondon Film Museum, which is hosting a Bond in Motion exhibition, the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles, offers space for events that can be separated into five different areas for day and evening events, for between 20 to 300 guests. These areas are suited to awards, meetings, receptions and dinners.
Where 45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7BN
Located in Royal Deeside in Scotland, Crathes Castle, which features Go Ape, north east Scotland’s only high wire treetop adventure course, in the castle grounds, last year unveiled 'The Horsemill' event space. The building, a former horse drivn threshing mill, has been transformed into a bespoke event space, catering for up to 90 theatre-style, 120 for dinner and 150 for receptions,
Where Crathes, Banchory AB31 5QJ