BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, the iconic BAFTA members’ club in London, has achieved significant growth over the past 2 years, reversing the industry trend over this period. This announcement comes in tandem with the appointment of Julian Shaw, formerly a Director at the Gorgeous Group, as the venue’s new Director. Click here to read the full report.
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly is delighted to be hosting Advertising Week Europe for a second successive year, with the 2013 festival's London debut having proved a great success. From 31 March - 4 April, thousands of the world's brightest creative minds will descend upon London for the world's biggest advertising festival, with BAFTA 195 Piccadilly set to host an array of stimulating seminars from some of the most talented in the industry.
With seminars scheduled from such dynamic companies as Facebook and Spotify, and celebrity speakers such as Idris Elba and Rugby World Cup winner Will Greenwood in the lineup, this year's festival promises to be bigger and better than ever, with all at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly greatly excited to be playing host for the second year running. Tickets for the festival are now available and can be purchased at the official Advertising Week Europe website.
On Wednesday 19 February, Emerald Street – the daily newsletter from the people behind Stylist – hosted a special reader's screening of the acclaimed Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen's enthralling homage to Tennessee Williams with Kate Blanchett in the lead role. The film has been nominated for no fewer than three EE British Academy Film Awards, and the evening was introduced by BAFTA CEO Amanda Berry.
The film preceded by a Champagne Taittinger reception, with attendees sampling the canapés created by Head Chef Anton for the Film Awards ceremony itself.
On 22nd January 2014, we had the pleasure of hosting the latest Red Network event, which was an exclusive screening of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom. Once more we have teamed up with Red magazine to bring its readers a private screening of this acclaimed film starring Idris Elba and Naomie. Click here to read more.
On 15th November we welcomed guests to our second annual Christmas Shopping Evening, offering members and clients the exclusive opportunity to stock up on Christmas goodies. From cases of Champagne Taittinger to boxes of hand-crafted delicacies from Hotel Chocolat, guests took advantage of special discount rates across the board whilst sipping on delicious mulled wine and festive treats. Click here to read more.
Following the success of the inaugural edition of Advertising Week Europe, the event will return to London in 2014; 31st March – 4th April.
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly will once again play host to Advertising Week Europe as the central location for its thought leadership programme. Advertising Week Europe is a week-long celebration of inspiration.
The Week is grounded in thought leadership uniting a broad cross-section of industry leaders from the client, creative and media community within the world of popular culture.
Matt Scheckner, Advertising Week Europe Executive Director commented: “Having just completed our tenth anniversary in New York City, all eyes are now focused on our second voyage across the Atlantic and elevating our game once again to deliver for London and the broader European community.”
Susan Holding, Head of Business Strategy, BAFTA 195 Piccadilly said: “The inaugural Advertising Week Europe, held at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, in March was a huge success and we’re delighted to be hosting The Week for its return to London next year.”
On Monday 7th October 2013, Jonathan Ross hosted a very special EAT Film event as part of London Restaurant Festival in conjunction with BAFTA 195 Piccadilly and The Japan Centre.
To celebrate delicious. magazine's 10th birthday in glittering style, the magazine invited its readers to an evening of glamour with a ‘chocolate’ theme and an exclusive dinner and private film screening. Readers were treated to a French inspired menu with chocolate provided by Hotel Chocolat, champagne provided by Champagne Taittinger and award-winning wines from Villa Maria Estate. Following the dinner, the party then moved upstairs for a private screening of BAFTA-nominated film Chocolat, starring Johnny Depp and Juliette Binoche.
Click here to discover how to recreate Anton’s delicious slow cooked feather blade of Brechin beef bourguignon that was served on the night.
We had the pleasure of hosting a Red Network event, when a number of food entrepreneurs shared their experiences of setting-up their companies. Speaking at this very special event were three inspirational women from the UK food industry: Lily Jones, from Lily Vanilli Bakery, Catherine Hanly, Founder of Hot-Dinners.com and Monique Borst, Food Business Consultant. Click here to read more.
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly’s Bar Manager Graham Lloyd-Bennett celebrated the launch of The Great Gatsby by re-creating the Mint Julep, a classic cocktail made famous by F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Prohibition-set story.
Why not host your own private screening of a latest film in the luxurious surroundings of our two screening rooms. Pre-release films can also be secured for clients.
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly was thrilled to open its doors to host the brightest and best figures in the industry.The world’s sharpest and most creative minds descended upon the capital for a four-day extravaganza, with BAFTA HQ welcoming the likes of Google, Spotify, Facebook, Yahoo, and many more of the world’s biggest media providers to present hand-crafted seminars on the most pertinent topics affecting the industry today.
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, the prestigious West End home of BAFTA, is proud to announce a new and unique partnership with its neighbour St.James’s Church. The picturesque church gardens will be available for exclusive BAFTA 195 Piccadilly pre-dinner wedding receptions, adding to 195’s existing status as one of London’s most unique wedding venues.
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly announces the extension of its catering service by bringing its operations and execution in-house to offer members and clients innovative food design and procurement, combined
with cutting-edge events solutions.