White Tower at HM Tower of London
The iconic White Tower stands at the centre of this historic fortress which is the most recognisable structure on the site. Upon arrival, guests walk through the Line of Kings, which is the world's longest running visitor attraction. The exhibition features royal armour which has astonished for over 300 years. The King's Great Hall on the first floor is a truly special and historical space for dinners and receptions. It has a capacity for up to 90 guests for dinner and up to 250 for a standing reception split across both chambers.
Prince Consort Rooms at The HAC
The HAC's exciting new £6.5M conference and events venue was officially opened by HM The Queen in 2007. Located in the City of London, The Prince Consort Rooms are an exceptionally sleek and stylish venue incorporating the elements of HAC's history, ideal for corporate and exclusive parties, events, Christmas and summer parties, gala dinners and award banquets. With its own courtyard entrance ensuring privacy and security, the courtyard garden is a stunning space for drinks receptions and barbecues.
Long Room at Lord's Cricket Ground
The Long Room is a world-famous sight at Lord’s – international cricket players pass through it on their way onto and off the field of play. A magnificent backdrop for elegant Christmas parties and private dining, it has high, ornate ceilings and is fronted by glass. The adjoining Long Room Bar can also be used as a characterful drinks reception area.
Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace
The Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace was a great entertaining space for Henry VIII and his court. The Hall is truly stunning, with the hammer beam ceiling and the wood paneled walls as well as the beautiful intricacy of the window panes. The space is a dramatic setting for banquets, concerts and award dinners to accommodate 270 people in splendour.
Main Hall at Banqueting House
The double height ceilings in the Main Hall mean for fantastic acoustics, in this grandiose, light and airy space. The space has a reception capacity of 500. A stunning venue to host an extra special evening. The Grecian pillars and fantastic ceiling painting are an excellent framework for fundraisers and charity balls, concerts and award ceremonies, fashion shows to drinks receptions and all manner of extra special celebrations.
Cathedral - The Nave at Southwark Cathedral
The nave is a beautiful space with outstanding examples of high Gothic arches and architecture. With lightning design and production or with a plain setting the nave is an exemplar of a unique venue and can accommodate 400-800 in a canapé reception setting or 220 for a sit-down formal private banquet. This space is available upon special request
The Orangery at Kensington Palace
You wouldn't find a better place for a business conference than this spectacular building, which design involved not one, but three famous architects of the day. The Orangery has a capacity for 200 for theatre style seating and 120 for cabaret style. In addition, during breaks, guests can also enjoy the large, wide stone terrace and look out over amazing views of the grounds. After conference drinks are a must in the summer months.
About Historic London Venues
London has more historic venues for hire than any other city in the world. Choose from medieval livery halls, museums, churches and cathedrals, and hire somewhere with talking points in every corner. We've selected some of our favourite here, but if you can't find what you're looking for, get in touch with one of our Venue Experts for more options. You'll receive tailored venue suggestions within 24 hours, and all for free. Happy venue finding!
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