Whether you are looking for a simple and intimate ceremony with just a few friends and family or are planning a lavish formal reception Dulwich Picture Gallery is a perfect location for weddings.

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To discuss ideas for your wedding, get in touch with our Events Manager, Laura Round:

020 8299 8713 or

Why Dulwich Picture Gallery?

  • Marry in the world’s first purpose-built art gallery

  • Beautiful landscaped gardens & architecture

  • 200 years of history

  • An oasis of greenery & tranquillity just 15 minutes from central London

  • Licensed for civil ceremonies

Wedding Receptions:

Choose to host your celebrations in the magnificent Soane Gallery, surrounded by our stunning collection of Baroque masterpieces. This unique and unforgettable venue can accommodate up to 120 guests for a wedding reception.

For a more intimate setting, our Gallery Café can be hired privately for evening receptions for up to 50 guests.

Surrounded by extensive gardens, Dulwich Picture Gallery also provides an idyllic backdrop for marquee receptions for up to 400 guests.

Wedding Ceremonies:

Dulwich Picture Gallery is licenced for civil ceremonies in both the Soane Gallery and Linbury Room, which can accommodate between 10 and 150 guests.

“The Gallery was so accommodating and well organised throughout the day.  We loved the fact that we had the use of the traditional Gallery and access to the gardens, making use of both the indoor and outdoor spaces. The venue provided a fantastic backdrop to all our photographs and helped create a day full of happy memories.”
-- Rebecca and Ryan Gonsalves, Bride and Groom.

Set within our beautifully landscaped gardens, Dulwich Picture Gallery boasts a unique mix of spaces.

With over 200 years of history you can choose to celebrate your special day in our Soane Gallery surrounded by our stunning collection of Baroque paintings.

Dulwich Picture Gallery is licenced for civil ceremonies in both the Soane Gallery, and also in our Linbury Room, which offers a contemporary setting that is perfect for adding your own style.

"An amazing, different and truly memorable place to get married. How many places can you have dinner right next to Rembrandts, Gainsboroughs and Canaletto?!’"
-- Helena Feasey, Bride.

Book a viewing with our Event Manager, Laura Round