The British Academy

Up to 200

About The British Academy

With its plum address right in the heart of Westminster, {10-11} Carlton House Terrace makes the ideal place to gather with colleagues or clients. The former residence of prime minister William Gladstone, {10-11} Carlton House Terrace is now home to The British Academy and offers 10 grand event spaces for hire.

The venue’s range of flexible spaces keeps it at the forefront of the event planning scene and ensures whatever scale or style of gathering you’re organising there should be a perfect spot. Separate rooms can be hired individually or collectively and range from a smart business suite in the Burlington Room through to a grand reception space found in the old Music room. The latter is adorned with unique wall panelling, elaborate chandeliers and an impressive mantlepiece to set the tone for get-togethers with gravitas.

With a professional and experienced planning team on hand to take you through the organisational process, no detail will be missed off the list to ensure the seamless running of your event. The British Academy partnership with Searcys ensures top-quality catering that ranges from simple breakfast buffets through to formal sit-down dinners. Each event is given bespoke treatment, so any requirements you might need can be chatted through to result in your perfect menu. The drinks menu includes wine, beer, cider, and spirits as well as an exciting cocktail list and a carefully curated selection of mocktails so that everyone is catered for no matter their preference.

Throughout, period features contrast with contemporary art and up-to-date tech, providing rooms ready for modern business needs, while its regency character lends itself to evening entertaining and private dining. Exclusive hire of the whole venue is also a popular option. Additional options include being able to hire the space for weddings. Christmas parties, filming and more.

Venue Facilities
Exclusive Hire

Good to know

Delegates/Guests
Up to 200
Venue Type
Conference centre, Meeting room, Museum art gallery
Venue Style
Grand, Historic, Iconic, Light and Bright, Spacious, Traditional
Event Atmosphere
Corporate, Exclusive, Formal

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The British Academy Rooms

Burlington Room

Burlington Room

16
Meeting
20
Standing

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Cornwall Room

Cornwall Room

18
Meeting
20
Standing

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Council Room

Council Room

34
Meeting
90
Standing
60
Banquet
80
Theatre

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Lecture Room

Lecture Room

80
Meeting
80
Standing
40
Banquet

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Library

Library

40
Meeting
60
Standing
30
Banquet

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Mall Room

Mall Room

70
Meeting
80
Standing
60
Banquet

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Music Room

Music Room

70
Meeting
80
Standing
50
Banquet

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Reading Room

Reading Room

70
Meeting
90
Standing
50
Banquet

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Wolfson & Gallery

Wolfson & Gallery

125
Meeting
200
Standing
100
Banquet

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Location

10-11 Carlton House Terrace , St James's, London, SW1Y 5AH

020 7969 5224

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