Westminster Abbey Venue Hire  

 
 
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, Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA
 
 
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Westminster Abbey

Hire this venue for your own event - it has five function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 500 guests and the smallest is ideal for 50.

Most famous nowadays as the venue for royal weddings - including the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011 - Westminster Abbey is also both the coronation and burial site of many a past British monarch. Elizabeth I, Mary I, Mary II, Edward the Confessor, Edward I, Edward III, Edward VI, Henry III, Henry V, Henry VII, James I, George II, Richard II, Charles II and William III are all buried in wonderful Westminster Abbey. And there's some speculation over whether the remains of Edward V (murdered by Richard III?) is among the 17 monarchs who rest here - DNA testing has proved inconclusive. That aside, every one of these royal deaths tells a story and where better to relive it than in this world-famous medieval abbey. The setting for almost every coronation since 1066 - 38 to be precise - the abbey has also formed the burial ground for statesmen, scientists, musicians and poets. Approximately, 3,300 people are said to have been buried in the church, including Chaucer, Sir Isaac Newton, Laurence Olivier and Charles Dickens. Stunning Gothic architecture, the fascinating literary history represented by Poets' Corner, the artistic talent that went into the statues, murals, paintings and tombs and the fantastic stained glass combine to make Westminster Abbey the most enduringly stunning of London's churches and a treasure trove of royal history.

 

Westminster Abbey events

 
Summer Holiday Family EventsSummer Holiday Family Events30th August 2016Thursday 1st September 2016 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Summer Holiday Family Events
event  Running from Tuesday 2nd August 2016 until Thursday 1st September 2016
TIMES  2nd August to 1st September 2016 - Various Times  PRICING  Free
2016 Summer Brass Band Season, Westminster Abbey College Garden2016 Summer Brass Band Season, Westminster Abbey College GardenEnjoy a weekly lunchtime performance from a number of brass bands.31st August 2016Wednesday 14th September 2016 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
2016 Summer Brass Band Season, Westminster Abbey College Garden
event  Running from Wednesday 20th July 2016 until Wednesday 14th September 2016
TIMES  10th Aug, 17th Aug, 24th Aug, 31st Aug, 7th Sep and 14th Sep 2016 - 12.30pm-2pm  PRICING  Free
Enjoy a weekly lunchtime performance from a number of brass bands.

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The Undercroft Museum

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150
 

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Cheyneygates

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50
 

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The East Cloister

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350
 

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St Catherine's Chapel Garden

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100
 

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College Garden

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500
 

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