RSA House

Up to 220
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence

About RSA House

Boasting a central location just off the Strand, RSA House combines Georgian grandeur with contemporary touches, making it an ideal venue for a traditional wedding that avoids feeling stuffy or too old-fashioned.

The townhouse’s historic aesthetic offers an elegant and grand atmosphere, thanks to finishing touches such as marble floors and stunning spiral staircases. This venue is home to a range of rooms that are available to hire for your special day, with capacities suiting everything from intimate gatherings to large-scale weddings.

RSA House is a licensed wedding venue that's able to accommodate ceremonies for up to 150 guests, seated wedding receptions for 120 or standing functions of 220. The venue typically offers an all-inclusive package, but there is the option to tailor this to your own specific needs if required.

Its largest space is the Great Room, for up to 150 at your wedding ceremony. Featuring double-height ceilings and a glass-domed roof which floods the room with natural light, the space is also home to a truly breathtaking sequence of six historic paintings which line the upper walls. It's certainly bursting with character, but there is enough room for you to add your own personal touches. For example, you can choose to have all your guests dine on one long table to add a dramatic, stately effect.

Elsewhere, discover the Benjamin Franklin Room on the ground floor, which features white columns, large bay windows and a Troika chandelier which reflects geometric patterns on to the ceiling. 

An example package at RSA House includes exclusive use of the entire house from midday until midnight, with the option to purchase a late-night extension. It also includes use of dressing rooms, a one-hour sparkling reception, a three-course dinner, private wedding tasting, dance floor, state-of-the-art AV equipment and a dedicated planner. 

Good to know about RSA House

Wedding Facilities
Bridal changing facilities, In house wedding coordinator
Essentials
Alcohol Licence, Confetti permitted, Exclusive Use, Wedding Licence
Type of Venue
City venue , Historic, Landmark
Venue Style
Luxury, Traditional

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RSA House Rooms

The Great Room

Seated Wedding Breakfast Capacity: 130
Ceremony Capacity: 200
Reception Capacity: 200

The Great Room is the jewel in our crown, featuring high ceilings and a skylight which floods in natural daylight. Surrounding the room is the breath-taking series of six paintings by James Barry. This room is the perfect space for a bright and romantic wedding ceremony & an intimate yet spacious wedding meal.

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The Benjamin Franklin Room

Seated Wedding Breakfast Capacity: 36
Ceremony Capacity: 100
Reception Capacity: 150

The Benjamin Franklin room can accommodate up to 100 guests for receptions. Boasting high ceilings embellished with a Troika chandelier, this room overlooks The Strand, providing a truly remarkable view as day turns to dusk.

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The Vaults

Seated Wedding Breakfast Capacity: 80
Ceremony Capacity: 80
Reception Capacity: 220

The subterranean Vaults beneath the grand and traditional event spaces of RSA House are something rather extraordinary; boasting four interconnecting event spaces, featuring exposed 18th-century brickwork throughout. A fun fact about this space, the Vaults were originally designed as warehouse storage and used to lead directly onto the Thames. For years the Vaults were used as wine cellars. Wine was brought up the river in casks and bottled in adjoining cellars before being bottled in house and laid down in the Vaults.

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RSA House Events

FreeWedding Open Evening
Open Day
Wedding Open Evening

02 Aug 2024

We are thrilled to invite you to our Wedding Open Evening at RSA House Friday 3 August, from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm RSA House, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ.

Our Open Evening is designed to give you the opportunity to explore their stunning venue, including The Benjamin Franklin Room, The Great Room and The Vaults.

What to expect:

Glass of bubbles on arrival.
Viewing of the spaces with their team.
A chance to meet our wedding specialists, Meghan and Sarah, to chat through your wedding plans and get inspired!
How to reserve your spot: Reserve your time slot with the team here.

Alternatively, contact your either Meghan or Sarah via email to organise a preferred time.

Happy Wedding Planning, and can't wait to welcome you to the House!

More Details

Late Availability for Rsa House

Available Dates: (select a date to enquire)

Sat 20 Jul 24
Sat 27 Jul 24

Location for RSA House

8 John Adam Street, Charing Cross, London, WC2N 6EZ

020 7451 6855

Website

Testimonials For RSA House

Dream wedding. Faultless day at RSA.OCTOBER, 2023

Huge thanks to all the staff at RSA for their role in our wedding day. We turned the event round in 9 months and received attentive, detailed and friendly responses from RSA staff throughout. From the initial venue tour we were captivated by the whole space and the ability to customise each room to our taste. However, it was ultimately the trust we instantly had in the wedding team that made us choose RSA. Though there were some staff changes in the run up to the big day, the training, experience and attentiveness of each wedding contact was faultless. There was no request too big and we felt hugely secure in the knowledge that everything was being taken care of behind the scenes. My wife and I are busy professionals and I would strongly recommend RSA to any other couples who are stretched for time. The day itself ran without a single issue. Each different room looked utterly fantastic and one of my lashing memories will be walking into The Great Room for the wedding breakfast. An unforgettable experience due to the spectacular setting! Our repeatedly praised the service of the staff throughout the day. Everything ran like clockwork thanks to well trained and professionals serving staff who all did a fantastic job. Special thanks to Sam who was a hugely calming influence to my wife and I right through the day. I cannot send enough praise to her way for all her help in the weeks leading up to the wedding and on the day itself. A true pro that worked exceedingly well with the rest of the staff to deliver a perfect day.

Jonny R

Surely the best London wedding venueSEPTEMBER, 2023

We recently got married at RSA House and could not be happier that we picked RSA as our venue. From day 1 communication was excellent, with a dedicated wedding co-ordinator on hand for all our questions. Even when our co-ordinator unfortunately couldn’t attend our wedding due to an emergency, the rest of the team swiftly picked up and ran the day to absolute perfection. It goes without saying that the venue itself is stunning - we particularly liked that you have different rooms for the ceremony, dinner and evening reception, meaning each room feels special and you don’t have to wait around whilst rooms are rearranged. The staff were absolutely incredible, with so many of our guests commenting on how great the service at dinner was. The food too was exceptional, with a large selection of interesting and unique dishes to pick from. We couldn’t fault RSA throughout the whole process and wish to thank everyone there who made our day so special.

Charlotte L

The absolute best daySEPTEMBER, 2023

RSA blew us away when we first saw it and all our guests felt the same way on the day! What a day it was, the venue was perfect and the food was incredible. The Vaults are the best party spot!!Amanda was a hero and we loved working with her. Would 1000000% reccommend being married here!!  

Erica

Brilliant wedding venueMAY, 2023

We had a fantastic experience getting married at the RSA house. The venue has so many amazing spaces which helped make each part of the day feel special in their own right. Amanda, the wedding planner, was very attentive and answered questions promptly throughout the planning process and on the day. Many of our guests commented on how great the venue was, with the party space in the vaults being a particular highlight. We had an unforgettable day and we are very much happy to have chosen the RSA for our wedding venue.27/05/2023

Marcelo


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