Royal College of Arts

Residing opposite Kensington Gardens, next to the impressive Royal Albert Hall, this Grade–II listed building designed in the early 1960s has been praised as, ‘an extraordinary building contextually that respects the Victorian buildings around it’.
Its modernist design and prime location make it an ideal venue for a multitude of events from receptions and dinners to product launches, private views and conferences. Its extensive ‘blank canvas’ event spaces can easily be reconfigured to suit any event and are a perfect platform for themed events, branding and installations.
The galleries consist of eight exhibition spaces available to hire. The College also has a fully equipped Lecture theatre.

The Henry Moore Gallery is the flagship of the Royal College of Art, boasting an extensive 709 square metres of versatile events space and catering for up to 320 seated or 500 guests for standing receptions. The gallery has a beautiful Terrazzo floor and benefits from excellent natural light.

The gallery has an impressive screening system, which allows interior walls to be fitted as required, creating intimate areas within large events, increasing display space and creating enclosed projection areas. This versatile gallery is very popular for exhibitions, award ceremonies, product launches and première parties.

The exclusive Senior Common Room, which houses part of the College’s famous collection of art and has been described by its patrons as ‘one of the best kept secrets in London’. Its unique style provides an ideal venue for canapé and drinks receptions, silver service dinners, product launches, press launches, business meetings and other special events.
The galleries are available together or individually comprising a total of 1,532 square metres of white space, and form one of the finest venues for hire in London.