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Venue price From £67 per person
Venue capacity 12 - 280 people

Spaces at British Library


A light filled meeting room in the British Library's knowledge centre,


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.


This versatile space can be partitioned into two rooms if necessary. It is well equipped with in-built AV facilities, with air conditioning allowing you to be comfortable along with multiple windows for lots of natural daylight.


The Theatre is perfect for large gatherings such as presentations, conferences, award ceremonies, graduations, screenings and product launches. The space is air conditioned and has a flexible stage layout. Included with our Theatre is the Foyer which is the perfect setting for exhibitions, showcases and receptions.


An ideal event space boasting character with its high ceilings, large windows offering natural daylight. With a blackout facility available, the Eliot Room is often hired for exclusive functions. Adjustable lighting enables you to create the perfect setting for your meeting or event.


This space is great for small gatherings and has direct access to the Theatre. It is well lit with skylights but, if necessary, there are facilities to block out the light.


With its curved glass wall and modern architecture the terrace restaurant is the perfect venue for your own private networking event, post conference or for formal dinners and award ceremonies. During the summer months the adjoining terrace provides a stunning venue for barbeques and cocktail parties.


With three levels, seated booths and a private bar, this light and modern reception area is great in combination with The Auditorium or simply for exhibitions, showcases and networking.


The Boardroom Suite consists of one main boardroom with 4 smaller private rooms. The Boardroom is a climate-controlled room in corporate surroundings. It includes a boardroom table for up to 32 people and unique paintings from the Library's archives. A small catering space is available in an annex within the room and the Boardroom foyer can be used as a break-out or reception space. The remaining rooms, Cotton, Harley, Burney and Sloane can seat at a boardroom table 4 - 14 guests. These spaces are excellent for exec meetings, team training and interviews.

About British Library


The British Library is the national library of the UK and houses over 150 million items.

Conveniently located between Euston and Kings Cross St Pancras, the British Library offers unique and flexible event spaces for meetings, conferences, lectures, dinners, receptions and more.