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Special Events Venue

Special Events Venue

We offer a special events venue in a central London location. Church House Westminster provides a stunning historical setting for filming, fashion shows, screenings, lectures, and concerts. Our multi-purpose Grade II listed building is full of character and charm, having been designed by world-renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker before World War II. 

Enviable location

Our special events venue is set within tranquil Dean's Yard, with beautiful views of Westminster Abbey and within walking distance of the Houses of Parliament, St. James's Park and Buckingham Palace. 

An award-winning team of Event Coordinators 

We host over 800 events a year in our special events venue, from charity event fundraisers to election hustings, diplomatic association forums, and public consultation events. Our team has again been awarded a BVA BDRC VenueVerdict Gold Standard in 2018 in recognition of the service excellence we provide to our clients. 

Versatile and flexible event spaces 

Our special events venue offers 19 rooms, from the large and impressive Assembly Hall which accommodates up to 600 guests, to the small and intimate meeting rooms for interviews and workshop seminars. Use the rooms in conjunction as ante-rooms for breakout sessions, green rooms for VIPs, changing rooms, exhibition rooms or catering spaces.

Accessibility

Excellent access is provided within our special events venue, including wheelchair access throughout the building, except the Jubilee Room. 

Sustainability

Our special events venue is part of the Green Tourism Scheme and has been accredited with a Silver Award as formal recognition of our ongoing commitment to minimise our venue's impact on the environment. 

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Catering

Our special events venue provides an extensive range of menu options, created by our in-house catering partner, CH&CO, who holds a Royal Warrant for catering services to Her Majesty The Queen. CH&CO has also recently been awarded three stars by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA), a testament to their long-term approach to operating in a socially responsible, sustainable way.  

Choose from an array of food options, including all-day refreshments, working lunches, buffets, afternoon tea, canapes, bowl food, and seated menus. 

We would recommend talking to one of our dedicated Event Coordinators to discuss your requirements. We will be happy to advise you on the best packages and menus for your event or to help you create something completely bespoke.

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Audio Visual

Expect the very best in audio visual event technology, including video conferencing, sound, lighting, staging, and webcast services.

Our special events venue offers a wealth of benefits for event organisers looking to engage attendees with the use of modern technology.   

  • Hard wired interconnectivity with other rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Web-streaming and live broadcasting options available
  • Event filming and event production capabilities
  • 4K projection in the Assembly Room.
  • An in-house AV team to ensure dedicated and expert technical support for your event when opting for an AV package. 
  • Opportunities for event branding, including the entrance at Dean’s Yard, throughout the building and in the rooms. 

Bespoke options are available, please contact our AV Manager to discuss your requirements. 

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Charities

Official charities receive a 10% discount on room hire rates.

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Previous Special Events Venues

It was a pleasure working with you and your team and I was grateful for all the support you gave us during the day to make it a success. There was never any fuss and the staff were professional and helpful.

Sue Glasgow, Spear Communications

Assembly Hall, Bishop Partridge, Charter Room

About Special Events Venue

Special Events Venue in Westminster, Central London

Church House Westminster is a historic special events venue in the heart of London that offers 19 flexible event spaces and modern facilities for screenings, concerts, fashion shows, academic lectures, receptions, and filming. 

The largest event space within the special events venue is the Assembly Hall, which was designed by world-renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker, and accommodates up to 600 guests. A striking 30-foot glass dome and 15 arched windows will “wow” your attendees and provide a talking point.

The in-house Audio Visual team of experts of the special events venue will work closely with you to create the perfect staging, lighting, and sound for your event. We have developed solutions to suit your needs and transform any space to fit your event`s theme and requirements.

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Special Events Venue in Westminster, Central London

Church House Westminster is a historic special events venue in the heart of London that offers 19 flexible event spaces and modern facilities for screenings, concerts, fashion shows, academic lectures, receptions, and filming. 

The largest event space within the special events venue is the Assembly Hall, which was designed by world-renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker, and accommodates up to 600 guests. A striking 30-foot glass dome and 15 arched windows will “wow” your attendees and provide a talking point.

The in-house Audio Visual team of experts of the special events venue will work closely with you to create the perfect staging, lighting, and sound for your event. We have developed solutions to suit your needs and transform any space to fit your event`s theme and requirements.

The in-house caterer of the special events venue, CH&CO, will provide you with a series of delicious, sustainable and ethically sourced menus. Enjoy mouth-watering fork buffets and three-course dining for formal occasions or canapes and bowl food for informal reception parties. If you have any special requirements, we are happy to listen and create a bespoke menu that works for you, your guests and your budget.

Over the years the special events venue has hosted a large number of high-profile events, such as fashion shows for London Fashion Week, live screenings, concerts and public debates.

Situated just off Parliament Square, behind Westminster Abbey the unique location of the special events venue provides excellent transport links, via both St James’s Park and Westminster tube station and Waterloo and Victoria mainline stations.

If you have any questions about our special events venue in Westminster, Central London please call us on 020 7390 1590 or fill in our contact form.

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