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Somerset House

This landmark building offers a unique portfolio of both historic and contemporary spaces, as well as the celebrated Courtauld Gallery, all available for daytime or evening entertaining up to 1,500 guests. Our dedicated events team provides a complete event management service, from initial enquiry to on-the-day logistics.

For drinks receptions, dinners, press events, meetings, conferences and more, contact our experienced events team to find out how we can help.

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Royal Museums Greenwich

Set within extensive grounds our venues can accommodate 5 to 1,500 guests. Choose from gallery and exhibition viewings, bespoke talks and tours, planetarium shows, lunar observations, telescope viewings and object interpretation sessions to enhance your guests’ experience. Grounds hire, marquee license and CAA approved heli-landing site available.

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Victoria and Albert Museum

The Dome is an elegant setting for drinks, dinners and dances. The Raphael Gallery is a magnificent space for dinners and award presentations. The Dorothy and Michael Hintze Sculpture Galleries provide a stunning space for drinks. Illuminated at night, the John Madejski Garden is a perfect venue for drinks receptions.

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Trinity House

Designed by Samuel Wyatt and constructed between 1794 and 1796, Trinity House is situated in a tranquil City location overlooking Trinity Square and with direct views of theTower of London.  The House has the ambience of a stately private residence and offers exclusive access to a suite of five elegant rooms ranging in capacity from ten - 130 (seated).  As the working home of the General Lighthouse Authority, a myriad of fascinating maritime paintings and artefacts -  including the brass bell from the Royal Yacht Brittania - are showcased in the impressive rooms, four of which offer charmin

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Natural History Museum

Hintze Hall

Hintze Hall has a dramatic sense of place. With its grand entrance leading to soaring Romanesque arches, a magnificent stone staircase and 25m skeleton of a blue whale suspended from the ceiling, it is the ideal venue for all kinds of events.

Just some of the events we've held: dinner dances, after-show parties, fashion shows, award ceremony press launches, bar and bat mitzvahs, and weddings. Depending on the number of people and the nature of your event, you can also hire the adjoining galleries for your guests to explore.

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Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds, the award winning venue, located next to Baker street station has been hosting London’s best  parties, dinners and awards presentations for over fifty years, the attraction has been designed with you the event organiser in mind with integrated lighting and sound system and a fully installed kitchen. Madame Tussauds continues to be relevant and topical with high profile celebrity launches each year.  A truly unique red carpet experience awaits your guests.

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London Transport Museum

Jump on board for a unique event in the heart of Covent Garden! Originally a Victorian flower market, London Transport Museum provides three fascinating spaces for hire. Daytime guests can enjoy the latest meeting technology and complimentary Museum access. Evening guests have exclusive access to two floors of galleries and exhibitions, surrounded by a collection of red buses and tube carriages, whilst enjoying bespoke menus from a choice of 6 approved caterers.

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Hampton Court Palace

For centuries, Hampton Court Palace has boldly and magnificently played host to gala celebrations, festive banquets and historic meetings. England’s most famous kings and queens, from Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn to William III and Mary II, dazzled audiences of ambassadors, courtiers, cardinals, artists and dignitaries with the grandeur and majesty of the palace. 

Today, your guests can step onto this inspiring stage and experience the soaring state rooms, grand staircases, cobbled courtyards and gorgeous gardens of one of the greatest palaces ever built.

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Cutty Sark

Built in 1869 to carry tea back from China, this monument to the glory days of sail travelled the world and survived the high seas. The ship boasts a spectacular riverside setting, with a sweeping outlook across the Thames to the city beyond. Entertaining on Cutty Sark is a truly exclusive experience, with four superb locations for evening events.

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