The Lumley Library at The View

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38-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PE
Holborn Station (450 yd)

About this space

The Library is a graded listed part of the Royal College of Surgeons, dating back to the early 19th century. This historical space on the first floor features the Library and Erasmus Wilson Room. The Lumley Library, as well as an evening event space is also a fully functioning library. By the close of the 19th century, it was widely recognised that The Royal College of Surgeons possessed one of the finest medical science library collections in Europe. This enchanting space offers a beautiful backdrop for private dinners, evening receptions and weddings.


Event offers and packages

Package per person

The Library Drinks Reception Package at £95+VAT per person
To include;
Hire of The Library and Erasmus Wilson Rooms from 18:00-22:00
8 canapes or 4 bowl food items per person
Three hours of unlimited beer, house wine and soft drinks
*Minimum numbers of 50 apply

The Library Private Dining Package at £150+VAT per person
To include;
Hire of The Library and Erasmus Wilson Rooms from 18:00-22:00
Arrival glass of Champagne
Three course seasonal menu with coffee and petit fours
Half a bottle of house wine per person
Mineral water
*Minimum numbers of 30 apply

Christmas Party Offers

The Library is a listed part of the Royal College of Surgeons dating back to 1800. This stunning booklined space on our first floor features the Lumley Library and Erasmus Wilson Room, offering a separate space to enjoy arrival drinks. Once adorned with Christmas trees and festive décor, the space is the perfect cosy and intimate setup for a magical Christmas.
Christmas Dinner Party (Up to 90 guests)
£134.50 per person
Package includes:

• Exclusive hire of The Library from 18:30-23:00
• Festive cocktail and nibbles on arrival
• Three-course seasonal meal
• Half a bottle of house wine per person
• Festive theming
• Still or sparkling water
• Cloakroom and security

*Minimum numbers of 40 apply

Prices

  • Library for 100 guests £9168
Monday
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £4800 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £114 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Other packages are available for evening meeting hire and full day hires at the weekend
Tuesday
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £4800 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £114 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Other packages are available for evening meeting hire and full day hires at the weekend
Wednesday
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £4800 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £114 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Other packages are available for evening meeting hire and full day hires at the weekend
Thursday
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £4800 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £114 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Other packages are available for evening meeting hire and full day hires at the weekend
Friday
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £4800 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £114 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Other packages are available for evening meeting hire and full day hires at the weekend
Saturday
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £4800 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £114 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Other packages are available for evening meeting hire and full day hires at the weekend
Sunday
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £4800 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £2400 + £114 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Other packages are available for evening meeting hire and full day hires at the weekend

Capacity

Standing
up to 150
Dining
up to 80
Theatre
up to 100
Boardroom
up to 46
Cabaret
up to 48

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Flatscreen TV
PA system / speakers
Air conditioning
Natural light
Paid parking facilities available nearby
Projector
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Storage space
Quiet space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Disabled access toilets
Lift to all floors

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Host rules

No smoking in the building
No open flames within the building

Cancellation policy: Custom

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About The View

The View is at the heart of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Founded by the Royal Charter in 1800 it is the professional home of surgery in England and internationally. It is a friendly and inclusive space for the College’s 30,000 members to network and develop, focussing on connectivity between all specialities and all stages in surgical careers.

The View is also open to the general public for conferences, meetings and events. It boasts spectacular views of London and has a large terrace guests can enjoy in the summer evenings. It is the perfect spot to host a large conference or a beautiful wedding, nestled in a building steeped in history and bringing together modern facilities with a long legacy of research and scientific discovery in the heart of London.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from £15600
minimum spend / per session

Location