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The Royal Institute of British Architects

Light, versatile spaces and breathtaking London views, the RIBA is certain to make an impression.

The Royal Institute of British Architects is located between the buzz of Oxford Street and the tranquillity of Regent’s Park in London.

The light-flooded Royal Institute of British Architects headquarters was opened by King George V and Queen Mary in 1934 and represents the best of British architecture. The open design incorporates floor-to-ceiling windows, creating an oasis of light and space.

The event facilities host conferences, meetings, dinners, receptions, weddings and creative events for up to 400 guests. The three terraces offer rare outside space and panoramic views of London can be enjoyed from all rooms on the top floors. Today The Royal Institute of British Architects plays host to a vast range of events for corporates, associations, charities and private clients.

In addition to its 400 seating tiered auditorium, all its meeting spaces have large, bright windows and offer modern technology. Its art deco interiors add a touch of period romance to special occasions, Weddings, Anniversary Dinners, Awards Ceremonies etc. The venue has also provided the backdrop to many films, fashion shows and TV productions.

The catering team at The Royal Institute of British Architects has built a reputation for fine food and a seamless service for any event. The menus on offer range from breakfast canapés to fine evening dining and every dish is prepared on the premises using fresh, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients in support of our approach to ethical, local provenance. The venue’s vision and strength is built upon consistent delivery of a quality experience.

The Royal Institute of British Architects regularly exhibits world-class architecture drawings, models and photographs which are an added attraction for guests attending events. The building also houses an extensive architecture bookshop, a café, a restaurant and one of the finest architectural libraries in the world.

The Royal Institute of British Architects

66 Portland Place
020 7307 3888

Events & Capacities

Reception20 - 400
Lunch 5 - 250
Dinner 10 - 250
Dinner dance 50 - 200
Meeting/conference 2 - 400
Exhibition space (m2)
Marquee capacity0 - 0
Outside space 50 - 150
Wedding licenceYes
Wedding receptionYes
Accessible accessYes

Let the fairy tale begin… - The Royal Institute of British Architects Venues

Celebrate your wedding vows at The Royal Institute of British Architects Venues. Between the buzz of Oxford Circus and the tranquillity of Regents Park you are sure to be getting married in Style! Ascend the grand marble stairway and celebrate your vows with a champagne reception. Then proceed into the magnificent Florence Hall and choose your wedding feast from our seasonal menus. With all your friends and family you can dance the light fandango for a day to remember.

The Fairytale Package at £124.00* per person includes:

· Florence Hall, Roof terrace or landing reception area

· Two glasses of Prosecco on arrival

· Three canapés during drinks reception

· Three course seated dinner or buffet menu

· Coffee and chocolates

· Half a bottle of house wine per guest

· Glass of Prosecco for the toast

· Unlimited water during reception and dinner

· Complimentary tasting of your wedding menu choice for two

· Dedicated event manager

· Staffed cloakroom and meet & greet reception

· Coloured lighting in the rooms being used

· Bridal Room · Furniture (RIBA standard tables and chairs)

· White or black table linen and napkins

· Use of the baby grand piano on the landing area

· Stage and dance floor (if applicable)

· Sound system with one microphone for speeches

*This price is per guest and valid on weekends only until end of December 2016 and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or agency commission. Minimum numbers of 100 apply. All prices exclude VAT