events

Events

Set within extensive grounds, the Riverside offers over 530sqm of clear space with a ceiling height of 5.5m providing unrestricted views.

 

The main events space is air-conditioned, has an intelligent lighting system and is complimented by a private entrance, dedicated reception lobby and self-contained facilities. Double-height windows flood the room with natural daylight and doors open onto the patio and lawned gardens beyond, ideal for break-outs, drinks receptions, barbecues and summer parties.

 

· Charity & Gala Dinners
· Corporate Team building days
· Occasions & Celebrations
· Air-conditioned with intelligent lighting system
· Free parking for 350 cars
· Free WiFi throughout
· Comprehensive leisure & sports facilities

The Riverside has played host to prestigious events such as the British Olympic Appeal Dinner with HRH The Princess Royal, pre-election campaigns by David Cameron, Jeremy Corbyn and other prominent politicians, numerous Vauxhall new car launches, team building activities for easyJet and workshops for TUI.

Private dining

Experienced in delivering high-quality food for large parties of up to 240, delegates are assured of quality ingredients cooked to perfection.

The Riverside at Venue 360 has played host to numerous charity and gala dinners over the years and has built up an excellent reputation for its quality and service. 

Venue 360 can deliver a variety of menus to suit a range of corporate needs, catering for everything from nutritious team breakfasts and light fork buffets to champagne reception canapés or large sit down meals such as a five course Gala Dinner for up to 240 delegates.

A large selection of wines are on offer and we are happy to recommend which wines will best complement the flavours in your food.

The Riverside has played host to prestigious events such as the British Olympic Appeal Dinner with HRH The Princess Royal, pre-election campaigns by David Cameron, Jeremy Corbyn and other prominent politicians, numerous Vauxhall new car launches, team building activities for easyJet and workshops for TUI.

So if you are looking for a venue to host a corporate dinner, sportsmans dinner, charity event or Gala dinner then Venue 360 is the place for you.

 
 

Celebrations

Looking to celebrate a big birthday or anniversary in style then Venue 360 is the place for you. 

A celebration at Venue 360 is guaranteed to be one to be remembered. Our friendly and professional team complements a fabulous choice of menus which can be tailored to suit you and your budget.

We have two fantastic rooms to suit all occasions and if you would like to view one of our private party function rooms and to discuss your plans in further detail, simply contact our events team who will be delighted to help you.

Our sumptuous buffets are the perfect accompaniment for every celebration, see below for details. 

Finger buffets

6 items £10.95

8 items £13.95

11 items £16.95

Compulsory item - Selection of sandwiches and specialty breads and selection from the below:

 

Self-catering

Asian Weddings

 Family Parties & Celebrations
 Wakes / Funeral Gatherings

 Air-conditioned with intelligent lighting system
 Free parking for 350 cars

Your booking would include:

  • Tables and chairs for up to 340 guests  

  • Cash bar - Venue 360 to stock and staff

  • Event Manager on site  

  • Use of Kitchen  

  • Use of foyer

  • Exclusive Toilets  

  • Complimentary car parking  

  • Use of Gardens

Room capacities

 

Perfectly located

By Rail – over the road

The Luton Airport Parkway rail station is directly opposite us with frequent Thameslink services to and from London. We are only 30 minutes from the centre of London. 

From the train station exit via the same direction as the taxi’s and cars until you come to the pathway access to the main road. Cross the road at the pedestrian traffic lights and turn right. You will then see us almost immediately on your left-hand side.

By Air – 5 minutes in a taxi
London Luton Airport is only a 5 minute drive away. Regular buses or Taxi’s are available immediately outside the airport.

By Foot – 20 minutes walk from the town centre

From Park Square (by University of Beds main campus) head down Park Street (passing The Brewery Tap pub on your right then Iceland food store further down on your left).  Continue along Park Street for approx. ½ mile, then turn left into Osborne Road. At the top of Osborne Road (past Vauxhall Motors main office on the left-hand side), turn right onto Gipsy Lane. After about 200 metres you will see the retail park on your left and then we are located on your right.

By Road - The M1 is just 3 minutes away

From M1: From Junction 10, take exit towards Luton. Go over next roundabout (Junction 10a) taking A1081 towards Luton Airport / Town Centre. As you approach a set of traffic lights, get in the left hand lane and via left. Turn left at next roundabout and the entrance is 200m on left (opposite the retail park).

From Hitchin:  Follow A505 towards Luton. Follow signs for Luton Airport (clockwise round Luton, over several roundabouts). Take 3rd exit at roundabout (signposted left to Luton Airport) onto Kimpton Road.  Turn left at end of road onto Windmill Road, then straight over mini roundabout, we are on your right just after retail park traffic lights.

350 free car parking spaces available

Satellite Navigation users should be aware that our postcode is LU1 3JH and that for some reason you are directed across the road to the retail park. We are easily visible from the retail park; you cannot miss our large car park, main building and tennis courts.

Contact Us

If you haven’t been to Venue 360 before, then we’d like to extend an invitation to join us for a coffee and a show round, and even if you have, we’d like to welcome you again!

To arrange a site visit, enquire about our facilities or make a booking please contact the events team on 01582 748225 or if you prefer, click on the button below to complete our enquiry form and we’ll get back to you right away.

We look forward to hearing from you…

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ABOUT VENUE 360

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A warm welcome and a professional, friendly approach. That’s what you experience every time you visit Venue 360. As Luton’s leading conference, events, fitness and leisure complex, Venue 360 has provided the local community with state-of-the-art facilities for almost 25 years. 

As a non-profit organisation, all revenue is reinvested back into Venue 360, which allows us to continuously improve our facilities and update equipment in order to keep ourselves at the forefront of leisure, provide exceptional service and offer great value for money.

So if you are in the Luton, Dunstable, Harpenden or Hitchin area and looking for a great conference centre, party room, gym, exercise class, 3G football pitch or cafe bar, then Venue 360 is the place for you.

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