About this room

Speech Room is the main assembly hall for Harrow School and is used
on a regular basis for whole School gatherings. Built in 1871, it is a grand
building that can be used for dramatic effect with any event. Suited ideally
to conferences or performances, the room also has a Civil Wedding License.

Speech Room can also be used for dinners using tiered staging.

Speech Room gets its name as the famous location for Winston Churchill's 'Never Give Up' speech.




up to 500



up to 120



up to 230

Starting prices

Hire Fee


6:00 - 5:00

from £4800 Per day

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

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In-house catering

Allows external catering

Approved caterers only

BYO alcohol allowed

Can provide alcohol

Kitchen facilities available

Can provide halal

Can provide kosher

Complimentary water

Extensive vegan menu

Extensive gluten-free menu

Complimentary tea and coffee

Buyout fee for external catering


Alcohol licence until 01:00

Extension available

Wedding licence

Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Projector Projector

Flatscreen TV Flatscreen TV

Whiteboard Whiteboard

Flipchart Flipchart

Audiovisual (AV) equipment Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Conference call facilities Conference call facilities

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Natural light Natural light

Disabled access

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available Parking available

The price includes War Memorial Vestibule.

Venue welcomes

Ticketed events

Loud music/events

Own music equipment /DJ

VIP events

Enhanced security events

Rules of the space

Only approved suppliers can supply events at Harrow School. The list of suppliers is large and covers various budgets.

Harrow School is home to some stunning venue spaces. We have eight beautiful rooms which can be used to help create your special day. Find the right venue for you, all of the venues have a different character, so find the one that matches your personality best.

1 unique venue - 400 years of history - 8 exceptional spaces

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