Our top 6 venues for themed events

At Dash of Sparkle we specialise in creating incredible themed events and experiences that will leave your guests speechless… we do this with the best decor, entertainment, food and most importantly, the venue! Whatever your theme may be, we have created a helpful list of our top 6 venues in the local area, paying attention to the most popular Bar/Bat Mitzvah and wedding themes! Anyone can book a community hall and transform it up with decor, but we do so much more than that. We find a luxury venue that’ll bring your theme to life with a buzzing atmosphere and stunning surroundings.  

Nightclub theme (Apollonia)

Apollonia in Stanmore is an all-in-one venue, complete with an LED lit dance floor and elegantly draped walls. The mirrored, shimmery effect around the room creates the perfect backdrop for the in-house effect lighting once the sun goes down. Featuring nightclub style cube furniture, Apollonia will suit parties of all ages – from excited groups of thirteen year olds to ladies celebrating a hen do. With such stunning decor already, this venue won’t need much more to complete the nightclub theme, just great music and lots of (non alcoholic) cocktails! Apollonia can also do a dinner dance with ghost chairs and banqueting, and has a civil ceremony license. 

Trendy dinner dance (Beales)

For a classic dinner dance, Beales Hotel in Hatfield is the perfect setting. With eight stunning banqueting rooms decorated with modern trendy art to choose from, there’ll be one to suit your trendy theme. Not only do you have a dedicated bar and outside terrace, there’s a large sprung dance floor to dance the night away! A great place to bring family, with loads of free parking and over fifty modern bedrooms, Beales offers exclusive ground floor use on Sundays. The high ceilings and spotlights create the ideal space for a DJ, interactive games, and a sweet station.

Romantic rustic feel (Tewinbury Farm)

Tewinbury Farm is nestled in 490 acres of the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside. A picturesque setting for a wedding, you can choose from one of the 17th Century converted barns to hold your ceremony. Now offering their large Meadow Barn for dry hire, Tewinbury could also be a unique choice for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah. From traditional wooden beams to modern draped ceilings with fairy lights, there’s a romantic feel throughout the venue. They even have outdoor areas along a river bank Perfect Dor wedding ceremonies or an out door reception. Tewinbury Farm would be perfect for a woodland wedding theme.

Football theme (The Hive)

With a function room almost as large as a football pitch, The Hive is certainly the ideal venue for a football or sporty theme! The Amber Suite can hold up to 500 people, with high ceilings and LED lighting, this exquisite venue has the flexibility needed when creating a themed event. With plenty of room for props, entertainment and dancing, your guests will hardly spend any time sitting down! There might even be space for a mini football pitch simulator and goal! Located in Edgware, The Hive brings the glamour of the West End to North London, a great location for travelling from Borehamwood and Elstree.

Theatre theme (Radlett centre)

Anyone with a love of theatre will love the Radlett Centre. This venue provides the cosy atmosphere of a theatre, whilst being luxurious and easy to transform. Perfect for more intimate occasions, The Radlett Centre seats up to 180 people for a sit down meal. As well as the main room, there’s a spacious foyer ideal for enjoying welcome drinks and canapes before the party starts. In this venue, your theatre theme takes care of itself with a professional stage for your DJ or live band to perform on. With lighting and entertainment space taken care of, you can focus on bringing the theme to other elements, such as tables named after popular musicals and invitations to match!

Movie and awards theme (Elstree Studios)

One of the most popular venues around, Elstree Studios is the number one venue for a movie and awards theme. Aside from being part of an operating film studio, Elstree has a stunning function room with wall stickers from famous movies – a great starting point for building your theme. With a dedicated bar, stage and dance floor area, you can party the night away like a real movie star! For the full-on movie experience, think large stormtrooper props, an igloo photobooth, a red carpet and life-size LED lettering.

To discuss any of these fabulous venues or to arrange a visit, give us a call on 07877 927 246 or email us office@dashofsparkle.com!!

Written by Laura Baines