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The British Library

96 Euston Road, Camden, London, NW1 2DB
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Situated in between King’s Cross St Pancras and London Euston, the British Library has a wealth of spaces for any event, from meetings in the British Library Boardroom to beautiful receptions next to the towering King’s Library Gallery.

As the UK’s National Library with over 170 million events, the British Library offers a unique and educational back drop for conferences, product launches, training, meetings, dinners, receptions and much more.

The British Library is for everyone and offers free public access to collections, exhibitions, is at the heart of the local community and provides free information services to schools, universities, and businesses across the country.

Support the British Library by hosting your next event at this iconic venue.

Theatre
Max Capacity 255
Rates from £2720.00

The state-of-the-art auditorium at the British Library is ideal for conferences, presentations, ceremonies, lectures, launches and screenings.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Theatre 255
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
16.27 13.37
Chaucer Room
Max Capacity 60
Rates from £400.00

The Chaucer Room allows direct access to the auditorium and is the perfect break out space or green room for speakers and VIPs attending the auditorium.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 20
Cabaret 30
Classroom 20
Dinner Dance 30
Reception 60
Theatre 60
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
9.45 7.30
Dickens Room
Max Capacity 25
Rates from £520.00

Ideal for business meetings and corporate workshops, the Dickens room holds up to 30 delegates and has an interactive whiteboard, built in screen and AV, air conditioning, blackout facilities and sound proofing for screenings.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 16
Cabaret 18
Classroom 12
Dinner Dance 18
Reception 25
Theatre 25
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
6.44 5.49 2.60
Eliot Room
Max Capacity 68
Rates from £1160.00

Arguably the most stunning, and the largest of the 5 meetings rooms, the Eliot Room showcases a unique architectural design, with high ceilings and impressive features.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 24
Cabaret 35
Classroom 24
Reception 68
Theatre 60
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
6.52 10.87 5.23
Boardroom Suite - Boardroom
Max Capacity 34
Rates from £1170.00

A climate controlled room with formal yet corporate surroundings; the Boardroom is home to a large boardroom table and is surrounded by unique paintings depicting the Library’s history.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 34
Boardroom 34
Reception 34
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
15.38 5.14
Cotton Room
Max Capacity 12
Rates from £670.00

Providing a formal corporate backdrop, Cotton Room is an elegant spaces for small meetings, interviews, lectures or as a work space or remote office for VIPs and high level management.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 12
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
5.76 5.72
Sloane Room
Max Capacity 4
Rates from £260.00

A small private dining room for up to 8 people this room is ideal for entertaining or as a separate dining or breakout room when using the other suites on the executive floor.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 4
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
3.85 5.54
Upper Gallery
Max Capacity 350
Rates from £12500.00

Upper Gallery is ideal for those looking to exude a grand and impressive event space for their event.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 180
Reception 350
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Kings Library Gallery
Max Capacity 150
Rates from £3700.00

An awe-inspiring space adding a little wow-factor to dinners, receptions and key events. The Kings Library provides the perfect backdrop for events within the library.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 80
Reception 150
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Terrace Restaurant
Max Capacity 200
Rates from £4605.00

Within the Library itself this light and open space showcases floor to ceiling windows and can be transformed into a stunning space for dinners, award ceremonies and receptions for up to 240 people.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 120
Dinner Dance 120
Reception 200
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Harley Room
Max Capacity 12
Rates from £670.00

Providing a formal corporate backdrop, Harley Room is an elegant spaces for small meetings, interviews, lectures or as a work space or remote office for VIPs and high level management.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 12
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Burney Room
Max Capacity 10
Rates from £465.00

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 10
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Outdoor Terrace
Max Capacity 200
Rates from £4700.00

A hidden gem, the outdoor roof terrace is perfect for summer evening receptions, overlooking St. Pancras Station.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Reception 200
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