The Victorian Hall

The Grade I listed Victorian Hall is the original grand entrance to the Royal Institution. The Hall features collection works as well as plaster casts of friezes and metopes from the Parthenon/Elgin Marbles. These casts were gifted to the gallery by King George IV to commemorate the gallery’s opening in 1823. A versatile space which creates a spectacular arrival experience for any event.

Filled with natural light from the expansive skylights, and artworks from the Collection,  guests will enjoy the period features of the imposing Victorian architecture. Utilise our in-house equipment to wash the space with coloured lighting, add a bar or even a twinkling dance floor, we can take care of all your event needs.

Food & drink

Our in-house catering team offers food and drink for any event thrown at the gallery – and anything’s possible. Simply tell us what you’re after and leave the rest to us. We prepare everything from canapés to business lunches to lavish dinners – always with an eye on fresh, locally sourced, seasonal ingredients – and you can wash it all down with our fine selection of wines, soft drinks, and Fairtrade coffees and teas.

One off extras

We are also able to offer you the opportunity to create a unique experience for you and your guests whether it be a guided tour, art workshop, wine or gin tasting or a cocktail making class. Please talk to us about your requirements and our team will work with you to ensure that you and your guests have a truly memorable and distinctive experience.

Let us help you craft the perfect event

Call the Events Team to discuss your exact requirements or fill out the form, and we will advise you on which combination of event spaces would work best for your special day.

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