Imperial War Museum opens new outdoor space

New outdoor event space for up to 175 people has been unveiled in the grounds of the iconic London museum.

Image credit: iStock
Image credit: iStock

For the first time in its history, the Imperial War Museum in London has opened its grounds for private hire, with a newly created terrace area holding up to 175 people.

The space, which will be operated by the venue’s catering partner, Peyton Events, has been designed with summer parties and drinks receptions in mind.

Furnished with stylish, informal seating, parasols will shield guests on warmer days while heaters will ensure the space can be enjoyed during cooler evenings.

From BBQ inspired dishes cooked on an indoor grill, to canapés and street-food themed bowls, food will be prepared by the on-site Peyton Events chefs spearheaded by creative director Oliver Peyton, a regular judge on TV’s the Great British Menu.

"IWM London’s facade, flanked by two impressive 15-inch naval guns, makes it one of the most recognisable buildings in the capital," said Peyton. "And the surrounding parkland really is an oasis of greenery and tranquillity. 

"So, what could be nicer than inviting guests, business contacts or clients to a summer drinks reception, with spectacular food, in a truly memorable venue?" 

  

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