Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world’s first purpose built public gallery and home to one of the finest collections of Old Master paintings in the world. Within easy reach of central London, Dulwich Picture Gallery is a stunning setting for entertaining and can host a variety of different events. The grand Soane Gallery and contrasting contemporary event spaces and gardens make Dulwich Picture Gallery the ideal venue for corporate events, private parties and bespoke weddings.

If you’re interested in holding an event at Dulwich Picture Gallery, please contact our Events Team by email or alternatively call 01483 757211

Soane Gallery

Our magnificent Soane Gallery is our showcase events venue. Sir John Soane’s design has been an inspiration to gallery architecture worldwide since Dulwich Picture Gallery opened in 1817. Five perfectly proportioned rooms interlink to form our grand enfilade, famous for its rich red walls.

The Soane Gallery displays one of the finest collections of Old Master paintings in the world. Raise a glass alongside works by such artists as Rubens, Rembrandt and Canaletto. Perfect for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, private parties and corporate events.

Capacity
  • Reception: 250
  • Dinner: 120

Linbury Room

The Linbury Room is a contemporary space surrounded by sleek white walls and top-lit by natural daylight. Hire of the Linbury Room includes use of the in-built AV facilities, including a projector, screen, laptop and lectern.

The Linbury Room is available for full day or half day hire, as well as for evening events.

Capacity
  • Boardroom: 18
  • Cabaret: 42
  • Theatre: 109
  • Reception: 90
  • Dinner: 60

Keepers Cottage

Located in a secluded part of our gardens, Keepers Cottage is a unique venue for corporate away days and intimate private parties.

This versatile space can be transformed for all occasions and includes a private garden.

Capacity
  • Boardroom: 10
  • Theatre: 20
  • Reception: 30
  • Dinner: 20

Gallery Gardens

From intimate garden parties to large marquee events, our beautifully landscaped gardens provide a peaceful retreat with the stunning architecture of our Soane Gallery as the perfect backdrop.

The Gallery Gardens are available to hire outside of public hours.

Capacity
  • Reception: 350
  • Dinner: 250

Gallery Café

The Gallery Café has a contemporary feel and is perfect for smaller occasions. With floor to ceiling windows and fold-back doors that open onto our outside terrace, this space offers a tranquil setting with picturesque views of our gardens.

The Gallery Café is catered exclusively by Creative Taste and is available to hire outside of public hours.

Capacity
  • Reception: 80
  • Dinner: 50

The Meadow

The Meadow is a private outdoor space, and at just under an acre is perfect for large-scale events. Fully fenced and lined with trees, this idyllic spot offers a secluded option with ample space for a magnificent garden party or outdoor away day.

Hire of the Meadow includes all-day access for set-up, and can accommodate an earlier arrival time than our public gardens.

Capacity
  • Up to 500