PLANNING A simchah can be very similar to devising a film or a show. You need to find a good producer, there needs to be someone behind the scenes directing and all of the actors need to combine to ensure that everything comes together on the big night. Then, of course, you need to roll out the red carpet for the star or stars. And as in all great films or stage productions, the set is crucial.
If films are your thing, then what better way to celebrate your occasion than by having it on-set – or surrounded by some of the most iconic moments in movie history.? Elstree is a legendary location in British film history. Set up in 1926, the studios have been the setting for many great cinema moments. Recent films made here have included The King’s
Speech and among the TV shows were Dancing On Ice and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? You will add a layer of instant glamour to your function by inviting your guests to a place where cinema history is still being made.
The Studio Suite that can hold up to 200 for a dinner dance, while the studio bar has a capacity of 120.
“If you’re looking for something different, this is one venue unrivalled in its iconic history and world renowned reputation” says events manager Lee Keston.
Couture, Elstree Studios’ in-house caterer, offers bespoke banqueting packages and also welcomes external caterers, ensuring that your party has a happy ending and receives five-star reviews from the guests.
LONDON FILM MUSEUM
In lively Covent Garden, the London Film Museum celebrates the history of the moving image and early photography. It can also play host to your simchah. The venue has its own entrance from the piazza, and with its location, flexibility and originality, has already held some of the most prestigious events in the capital.
The museum accommodates 450 guests for a reception and dance, or you can have a sit-down dinner for 250 to 300. You will be able to bring in your own choice of caterer.
Star quality at Elstree Studios