Watermens' Hall is a perfect location for conferences and events; our four rooms are full of historical artifacts and unique curiosities leaving us with an incredibly elegant and individual space. With full hire of the hall you will have access to our two larger rooms and two smaller breakout spaces.
Armourers’ Hall comprises 3 spaces, all of which are full of historic art and artifacts. Including three George II brass chandeliers and a superb copy of the famous Ardebil Persian carpet at the V&A Museum, made for Shah Tahmasp for the mosque in Ardebil. The Dining Hall is ideal for presentations and dinners, the Drawing Room is a superb breakout or reception space, and the Court Room is perfect for board meetings.
This magnificent room contains many of the grand paintings given to the Foundling Hospital in the 1740's, including Captain Thomas Coram, 1740, which is considered to be one of Hogarth's finest portraits. The room is ideal for hosting: -Receptions up to 200 people -Seated Conferences Theatre style for up to 120 people -Seated Dinners upto 100 people
Venture up into a rooftop tropical forest of unique plant life for a beautiful and memorable time. The Conservatory at the Barbican is one of the most unusual, unique, and memorable venues in London for weddings. The space is a tropical utopia. Find love under the beautiful glass roof, and get married among 2000 species of tropical plants and above 100's of species of tropical fish. Embrace this lovely oasis hidden away inside the city of London. The Conservatory is licensed to host wedding and civil partnership ceremonies.
Recently refurbished and with picturesque views over the terrace to the grounds, The Salon is a popular meeting space as well as a great location for civil ceremonies and events. Can be combined with the Drawing Room to increase capacity. Photocopying and Fax facilities available.
One of London's last remaining Livery halls, Stationer's was built in 1673. The Hall comprises three imposing rooms that combine to make the perfect events and conference venue. The Livery Hall is the largest space and has opulent stained glass windows with give an impressive ombiance. The Court Room is fabulously elegant and ideal for breakout sessions. The Stock Room joins the two larger spaces and is often used for dancing or drinks.
For larger events the exclusive hire of Drapers’ Hall is an ideal option. Giving you access to the breath-taking Livery Hall with its twenty-eight marble columns and copy of John Gibson’s The Tinted Venus. The Livery Hall was enlarged to its present size in the 1860s and provides a dramatic location for weddings, product launches and other important private and corporate events. You will also have use of the elegant Court Room and Drawing Room and our opulent stair case and landing.
The Kings Library Gallery provides an iconic backdrop for your pre and post event canapé reception or dinner, your guests can enjoy the view over the British Library and its stunning centre piece the Kings Library, a historical collection formed by George III.
The Coffee Room is located on our first floor and is our largest room with panoramic views over Hyde Park, a perfect space for a wedding reception. The Coffee Room can be combined with the Mountbatten Suite to provide an entertaining space for up to 174 guests dining or 220 for receptions. The Club, licensed for civil marriages and civil partnerships.
Wetland Living is a lovely, unique room for small gatherings. It is a fisherman's hut replica in the middle of the reserve. Sited amongst the sustainable gardens and adjacent to our herb garden, this is a great place to hold a ceremony for up to 42 guests or a standing drinks/reception for up to 60 guests. The space is fully licensed for wedding and civil partnerships.
The Gallery Rooms showcase London's diverse history with a variety of unique spaces and collections. The galleries include the splendour of the 18th century Pleasure Gardens which makes a romantic and unique venue for a wedding ceremony, civil partnership, wedding reception and a picturesque backdrop for wedding photographs and films. Couples can exchange vows beneath twinkling stars and a pagoda whilst guests stroll down the immersive Victorian Walk before enjoying a delicious wedding breakfast.