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Event spaces

Our coveted collection, your exclusive event

Discover unparalleled elegance as you host an unforgettable event at the National Gallery. A historic landmark renowned for its art collections, we offer a space to elevate your gatherings and leave a lasting impression. From The Portico Terrace’s picture-postcard views that will leave your guests in awe, to the opulent and mesmerising ambiance of our galleries, the choice is yours.

No matter the size of the guest list, our diverse range of event spaces caters to every need, from intimate private dinners and dancing extravaganzas to lively drinks receptions. Commemorate traditions and celebrate life's milestones in style with birthdays, engagements, and retirement parties that will be treasured by your guests for years to come.

To celebrate our 200th birthday, we're thrilled to reveal new spaces that will transform your event experiences at the Gallery. Take a look at the new spaces which will be available to book from May 2024. 

Download our Events Brochure [PDF, 17.4 MB]

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Portico Terrace

Awe-inspiring views across Trafalgar Square

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Central Hall

Iconic marble steps lead to spectacular Central Hall

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The Barry Rooms

Look up at the majestic domed ceiling from our most opulent room

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The Julia and Hans Rausing Room

Baroque splendour in red and gold 

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The British Collection - Room 34

Entertain with the finest British masters

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Annenberg Court

A versatile contemporary space

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