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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!

Wedding Receptions

Dulwich Picture Gallery is a uniquely stunning location for your wedding reception.  With over 200 years of history celebrate your special day surrounded by a stunning collection of Baroque old master paintings from Rembrandt to Canaletto. We tailor our flexible spaces to your requirements, priding ourselves on our personal and professional service.

Our Events Co-ordinator will guide you through every stage of the preparations for your special day and our friendly staff will ensure that you and your guests feel welcome upon arrival. Combining our expertise and eye for detail with your individual wishes, we will ensure lasting memories of your wedding day for years to come. 

Soane Galleries

Your wedding reception in the Soane Galleries will be totally unique – you and your guests will dine amongst our collection of outstanding Old Master paintings providing an unforgettable setting for your wedding. 

Up to 120 people can be seated on a single table that runs the length of the Gallery or up to 80 guests on separate round tables. 

Marquees in the Garden

Enjoy the unique setting of the Gallery’s gardens and glorious architecture of Soane’s building. We can arrange a marquee accommodating up to 350 guests or 250 for a seated dinner.

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, use of the Gallery bathrooms, security staff, and an event manager to oversee proceedings on the day. 

Photo opportunities

The Gallery and gardens provide many fantastic opportunities for capturing memorable moments of your wedding.  The architecture of the building provides a stunning backdrop for outdoor and indoor photographs of your day. There are some restrictions which can be discussed with your Event Manager.

For further information and hire charges please contact us on 0208 299 8713 or fill out our enquiry form