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.

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