World-famous Westminster Abbey surrounds guests with a fascinating history. An architectural masterpiece of the 13th to 16th centuries. It has been the setting for every Coronation since 1066 and for numerous other royal occasions, including sixteen royal weddings.
Over warmer months, event spaces also include the spacious College Garden space which can accommodate large scale events and boasts a temporary marquee for events throughout the Summer.
Guildhall takes guests on a journey of over 800 years with its awe-inspiring architecture and versatile function spaces. Within the walls of this national treasure lie nine rooms providing unique surroundings for corporate events and hospitality.
Situated in the heart of the City of London, the world’s leading international financial and business centre, this striking Grade I-listed landmark offers a stunning setting for banquets, conferences, dinners and receptions. With clients that include leading international organisations, charities and professional and academic bodies, Guildhall offers an extraordinary portfolio of historic spaces, fully equipped with excellent facilities for modern business requirements. All of Guildhall’s spaces are available for daytime or evening hire whether for a meeting of 10 or a glittering reception for 900, from the stunning setting of Guildhall’s largest and most impressive room, the Great Hall, to the largest surviving medieval crypts in London, hosting your at Guildhall guarantees your guests will have a unique experience.
The stained glass surroundings of the Old Library and the traditional stone Livery Hall are favourites for dinners and awards ceremonies, whilst the Art Gallery houses a magnificent display of Victorian art and is a popular space for drinks receptions. If it’s not a grand gala you’re planning, Guildhall’s Chief Commoner’s Parlour and Basinghall Suite spaces can accommodate anything from 10 to 80 guests and provide the perfect backdrop for a small conference, meeting or presentation. Or why not try something a bit different, with canapes in the London-themed Undercroft Gallery, followed by dinner in our atmospheric Roman Amphitheatre?
Built on historic foundations at the very heart of the capital, Somerset House is London’s working arts centre, home to the UK’s largest creative community and one of London’s best loved public spaces – run as a charity by the Somerset House Trust, all event hires directly contribute to its cultural programme, education and outreach work, and helps achieve the upkeep of the Grade 1 listed, public building. You can be confident that your event will be directly supporting an organisation offering immense value to an audience that goes far beyond your attendees.
Our spectacular, neoclassical building offers 12 blank canvas event spaces, suitable for staging events of all styles and size. Clients also have the opportunity to enhance their event by connecting it with Somerset House’s diverse cultural programme, with private tours of the building and exclusive access to our exhibitions.
The grandeur and heritage of Somerset House’s diverse venue, coupled with the expertise of our Events team, offer an unrivalled location for an unforgettable event.
Spectacular, neoclassical building offers 12 blank canvas event spaces, suitable for staging events of all styles and size.
Located just a few short steps from the bustling activity of the Strand, in the heart of London, the Edmond J Safra Fountain Court is centred around the iconic fountains and surrounded on all sides by glorious 18th century architecture. Popular with the public throughout the year, the courtyard hosts some of the city’s best loved major events such as Summer Series and Skate, our annual ice rink.
The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court and Sir William Chambers’ neoclassical backdrop is at the heart of Somerset House, offering a spectacular oasis for bespoke and unforgettable events.
The iconic British Museum has been welcoming visitors since 1753 when Sir Hans Sloane donated his collection and created the first public Museum. With objects that span centuries and celebrate culture and history, this world-renowned and much-loved venue is now available for events.
Located in Central London for over 245 years, the Museum is easily accessible and offer lots of special elements that can be added to your event to ensure a real wow-factor for guests.
Enclosed under a spectacular glass and steel roof, the Great Court contains a number of sculptures from the Museum’s collection. With a wealth of fascinating galleries to explore, guests can travel back through 3,000 years of Egyptian history and come face-to-face with the Rosetta Stone and the Statue of Ramesses II in the Egyptian Gallery.
The Museum’s unique Grade I listed public galleries are complemented with a suite of contemporary conference facilities, designed by Lord Foster, for daytime and evening events. A sleek balance of functionality and style, the BP Lecture Theatre has very comfortable fixed tiered seating for 323 people, plus a raised stage with lectern and impressive Sony 4K Digital Projector and cinema-style screen. A control room provides access to state-of-the-art audio visual equipment.
Royal Museums Greenwich is comprised of five historic venues: the National Maritime Museum, the Queen’s House, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Peter Harrison Planetarium and Cutty Sark.
Set within extensive grounds, the venues can accommodate 2 to 1,500 guests. Events can be enhanced with gallery and exhibition viewings, bespoke talks and tours, planetarium shows, lunar observations, telescope viewings and object interpretation sessions. Grounds hire, marquee license and CAA approved heli-landing site available.
This historic collection of venues showcase pioneering architecture, British art and tales of exploration. The five unique venues are an ideal setting for large gala dinners and awards ceremonies, exciting receptions and parties, intimate private dining and lavish weddings.
Conveniently located in Zone 2, Royal Museums Greenwich is just a short journey from Canary Wharf and the City, with excellent connections from DLR and mainline rail station and river boat services.
A beautiful space featuring masterpieces of British art – this architecturally rich building encompasses diverse entertaining spaces and displays artwork from 1500 to the present day. Minutes away from the heart of Westminster and within walking distance from Victoria Station and the Thames Clipper stop, this beautiful Grade-II listed building offers a range of formal and relaxed spaces to host a variety of events.
With views of the Thames, the Grand Saloon is ideal for daytime meetings with the added option of a tour of Tate’s collection. Or, dine surrounded by nineteenth century masters in the Victorian Gallery 9. If you are looking to impress, then the soaring Sackler Octagon with its domed ceiling and grand porticoed entrance way will set the scene. Or, build your event around one of Tate Britain’s popular headline exhibitions, with a canape and drinks reception in the Manton Foyer. All profits raised by events at Tate are returned to the gallery to help further Tate’s mission to promote public understanding and enjoyment of British, modern and contemporary art.
One of London’s most exciting and loved buildings, Tate Modern houses a world renowned collection of international modern art. When Tate Modern opened at the turn of the millennium, it was an instant icon, transforming an obsolete power station into the world’s most visited gallery of modern and contemporary art. The new Tate Modern opened in June 2016, adding a new dimension to UK cultural life.
Blavatnik Building boasts new gallery suites for our truly global collection, and generous public spaces for the millions of visitors who come to see our special exhibitions, enjoy our social spaces and enjoy art from around the world. With its commanding location on the banks of the Thames opposite St Paul’s Cathedral, the new Tate Modern has ten floors of unique and varied spaces, plus the vast and versatile Turbine Hall and The Tanks. Tate Modern is the iconic London location for your event, big or small. And remember: all the revenue raised by events helps secure Tate’s collection for the nation.
From Victorian beginnings as a steam-engine repair shed, to the legendary music venue we know and love today, the Roundhouse is steeped in cultural history.
Having hosted performances from Jimi Hendrix, The Doors and Pink Floyd during the 60s and 70s, the Roundhouse re-opened in 2006 following a £30m refurbishment. Performances from Radiohead, Amy Winehouse, Little Simz and The Chemical Brothers have re-established the Roundhouse as one of London’s most iconic music venues and performance spaces, and we’re also available for private and corporate hire.
Whether you are planning a dinner, a product launch or awards ceremony, the Roundhouse is the perfect venue to create the ultimate event, offering over 2500sqm of versatile, industrial event space with a capacity of 3,000 and a 2am licence.
An iconic and elegant period venue for an unforgettable event. As one of the largest uninterrupted floor spaces in Central London, the iconic Lindley Hall is an easily accessible, Grade II listed building which is entirely flexible. The hall’s stunning glass-vaulted ceiling lets in an abundance of natural light and can be fully blacked out if required. It’s your blank canvas for every type of event, hosting conferences, exhibitions, fashion shows, dinner dances, weddings, product launches, and many other events. It also provides a stunning backdrop for music videos, car launches, adverts and films.
Clients can take advantage of built in state of the art light and sound systems, VIP access with press and backstage areas. The hall can also be customised to accommodate separate bar, reception and dinner spaces. Our exceptional event management team ensures stress-free organisation guarantees an unforgettable event.
Embodying all the grace and elegance of the Edwardian era, the Lindley Hall displays immense light and sophistication, making a stunning setting for entertaining – it simply never fails to make a long-lasting impression.
In the heart of the City on the North bank of the River Thames, stands a striking historic building that is a remarkable part of London’s heritage. Old Billingsgate encompasses three versatile spaces and a beautiful terrace with unrivalled views of Tower Bridge, City Hall, The Shard and London Bridge.
This Victorian Grade II listed building was once a world famous fish market, running up until 1982. The Grand Hall, which now holds varying events from exhibitions to awards dinners, was the market floor, and the basement of Old Billingsgate, now The Vault, was covered in 50 years of ice used to store the fishermen’s catch. Given an industrial twist by architect Lord Richard Rogers, the building has undergone an amazing transformation, from the 19th century’s largest fish market to London’s premier event space.
The Grand Hall is Old Billingsgate’s largest space, boasting a stunning triple-height ceiling and a feature mezzanine. The ornate sky-lit ceiling together with The Grand Hall’s magnificent proportions guarantee an inspiring first impression that guests will not forget.
The Terrace makes for an unforgettable entrance with fantastic views. It provides an ideal setting for summer drinks receptions and is the perfect backdrop for photo and filming opportunities.