Your London Wedding - January/February 2023 (Issue 87)

Scan to view video local Where to tie the knot in East London PAN PACIFIC LONDON 020 7118 6888 | Nestled in the heart of the city in Bishopsgate and moments away from Liverpool Street station, Pan Pacific London is surrounded by 800-year old history and numerous iconic landmarks that are perfect for those all-important photo opportunities. Designed by Yabu Pushelberg, it stylish interiors boast a fusion of south-east Asian vibrancy and the refined elegance of the area’s local history. From the sophisticated garden-themed rooms to tropical rainforest and green woodland public areas, the tranquil surroundings are accompanied by contemporary pop of colour finishes. With exclusive access from Bishopsgate Plaza via an impressive glass escalator and lift, the majestic double-height Pacific Ballroom features a neutral colour palette, Swarovski crystal chandeliers and state of the art technology. Ideal for larger gatherings, this room accommodates 250 for your ceremony and 400 guests for the evening reception. Located on the fifth floor and offering magnificent views over Bishopsgate Plaza through floor to ceiling windows, Green Dragon, which represents good fortune, is perfect for more intimate nuptials of up to 50 guests. Located next to the Pacific Ballroom, the VIP Bridal Suite comes complimentary with any Pacific Ballroom booking. Equipped with a private washroom, vanity station and relaxing lounge this suite provides a sanctuary for pre-wedding jitters, or a place to take a breath as newlyweds. KEEP IT CORE CLAPTON 020 3011 4161 | Set in a quiet street in Clapton, Hackney, Core Clapton is the perfect setting if you want a large blank canvas with the freedom to add your own personality to your surroundings to create a stunning winter wonderland. The main event space benefits from high, barrelled ceilings and its numerous windows provide an abundance of natural light. The white décor means this space is perfect for any theme and can be brought to life with your choice of décor and lighting. The ground floor reception room hosts ceremonies with 50 loved ones and the main event space can accommodate 200 guests. The reception room is also perfect for your arrival drinks, a children’s area, photobooths or a chill out zone. It’s also a useful area for guests to mix if the main space needs a room change between your ceremony and evening party. The venue benefits from a private terrace for the warmer months and a large onsite kitchen for all your catering needs. 19 LOCAL VENUES