Gallery A at The National Gallery

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Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN Show map
Leicester Square Station (350 yd)
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Jeani T.

Safety rules may apply in this venue
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Pre-booking food and drink venues is recommended
All entry to premises is controlled, and alcohol served to seated patrons only
Groups limited to 4 people unless from a single household
Wedding receptions are limited to 15 with table service only
Outdoor gatherings based on 2m social distance rule
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About this space

Gallery A explores a different way of experiencing the nation’s collection of paintings, as it is hung broadly in chronological order, telling the entire story of 600 years of painting in a single space.

This gallery is located within the main Wilkins Building and is accessed by our Pigott Education Centre entrance, accommodating up to 88 guests seated in cabaret style and 140 theatre style for conferences.

This space also makes a fantastic exclusive reception, dinner and party venue. Just imagine... your own Gallery!

As this is a picture gallery, furniture may be hired in via an accredited supplier. Audio visual equipment can be hired in via the Gallery's in-house suppliers or via an accredited supplier.


Capacity

Standing
up to 300
Dining
up to 108
Theatre
up to 140
Cabaret
up to 88

Prices

Monday
7:30 – 23:00
from £3500–£6000 hire fee
Per morning
7:30 – 9:30
from £4000 hire fee
Per day
14:30 – 17:00
from £3500 hire fee
Per evening
18:30 – 23:00
from £6000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Tuesday
7:30 – 23:00
from £3500–£6000 hire fee
Per morning
7:30 – 9:30
from £4000 hire fee
Per day
14:30 – 17:00
from £3500 hire fee
Per evening
18:30 – 23:00
from £6000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Wednesday
7:30 – 23:00
from £3500–£6000 hire fee
Per morning
7:30 – 9:30
from £4000 hire fee
Per day
14:30 – 17:00
from £3500 hire fee
Per evening
18:30 – 23:00
from £6000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Thursday
7:30 – 23:00
from £3500–£6000 hire fee
Per morning
7:30 – 9:30
from £4000 hire fee
Per day
14:30 – 17:00
from £3500 hire fee
Per evening
18:30 – 23:00
from £6000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Friday
7:30 – 23:00
from £3500–£6000 hire fee
Per morning
7:30 – 9:30
from £4000 hire fee
Per day
14:30 – 17:00
from £3500 hire fee
Per evening
18:30 – 23:00
from £6000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Saturday
7:30 – 23:00
from £3500–£6000 hire fee
Per morning
7:30 – 9:30
from £4000 hire fee
Per day
14:30 – 17:00
from £3500 hire fee
Per evening
18:30 – 23:00
from £6000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Sunday
7:30 – 23:00
from £3500–£6000 hire fee
Per morning
7:30 – 9:30
from £4000 hire fee
Per day
14:30 – 17:00
from £3500 hire fee
Per evening
18:30 – 23:00
from £6000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.

Cancellation policy

Guest may move the event date of a confirmed booking to another date within 8 months from the original date, at no cost.


Catering and drinks

In-house catering
Approved caterers only
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Storage space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

PA system / music speakers available
Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Rules of the space

Client and Event Suitability

Below is a list of the types of organizations and style of events we are unable to accommodate:

* Politically affiliated events, including lobbying organizations or those fundraising on behalf of political parties.
* Fundraising events from charities from the arts and heritage sectors.
* Ticketed events or third party hosting unless otherwise agreed in writing by us.
*Events that bring in other artwork or copies of our collection.
Below is a list of additional restrictions we apply:
* Children under the age of 14 are not permitted at events without the prior consent.
* Gambling, including auctions, raffles, etc., requires the prior written consent of the National Gallery. Clients must obtain any licenses and permissions required under the Gambling Act 2005 should the National Gallery consent be provided.

We kindly ask that you highlight any queries you may have about the possible association with the Gallery so that we can best advise you - failing to do so could result in the cancellation of an event with no compensation.

Cancellation

If the Gallery is closed due to unforeseen circumstances, then you will be entitled to postpone your events to another date within our financial year (April 20 - March 21).

If the Gallery remains open and you would like to cancel, where we are able to "re-sell" the date to another client we shall reimburse you all the charges you have paid to us prior to the date of cancellation. Where we are unable to "re-sell" the date to another client cancellation charges are payable. Depending on when you cancel, the cancellation charges you must pay shall be determined by reference table below:

When we receive your written cancellation notice Cancellation charge
More than two (2) months prior to the event 50% of the hire charge
Less than two (2) months prior to the event 100% of the hire charge


Located in the heart of London, the National Gallery is conveniently placed in
one of the most vibrant and historic spaces in the capital.

There is a diverse range of elegant event spaces within the Gallery to suit all your conferencing needs, along with a dedicated Events Team, in-house Audio Visual Team, catering provided by our in-house caterer Peyton Events and free Wi-Fi throughout.


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