Did you know?
We are the world's first purpose-built public art gallery.
Did you know?
We are licenced for wedding ceremonies in the Gallery. Get married amongst the old masters!

Outdoor Spaces

Events from small garden parties to large outdoor launch events can be held in the Gallery's grounds and gardens with the backdrop of the historic Sir John Soane designed gallery providing the perfect backdrop. 

Free car parking is available on Gallery Road. 

Gallery Gardens

We offer the option of using of the beautiful gardens for evening events in a marquee. 


Marquees to suit your requirements can be situated in the grounds from April through to October. 


250 guests for a seated dinner

350 people for a reception 

Included in the hire cost is exclusive use of the Gallery gardens, exclusive access to the Gallery for your guests for a one-hour drinks reception in our Permanent Collection, use of the Gallery bathrooms, security staff, and an event manager to oversee proceedings on the day.

The Field

For larger events The Field is a tree-lined hectare of grounds adjacent to the iconic Gallery. The fully-fenced grounds offer large scale events a secluded space within a unique setting and ample space for a magnificent party.


500 guests for a seated dinner in a marquee


Exclusive use of The Field allows all day access for set-up and ensures guests can enjoy the large grounds from an earlier time. Available for day-time and evening events hire The Field is a desirable location for hosting quirky garden parties or wedding receptions.