Our spaces

The Horniman has some unique spaces for hire - Conservatory, Pavilion and Bandstand - all situated within 16 acres of stunning landscaped Gardens.

Whether you are planning a special celebration, wedding or a corporate away day the Horniman has the ideal space for you.

The Horniman is a registered charity and by choosing us for your event, you are also supporting the Horniman’s educational, community engagement, conservation and artistic programmes.

Download a copy of our venue hire brochure to discover what our spaces can offer you.

If you are looking for a unique filming and photography hire space, our Natural History Gallery is also available.

Find out more about our different venues and spaces below:

Our spaces

A partial view of an old white metal and glass conservatory seen on a sunny, blue sky day. The conservatory door is in front of us under an arch, with a small glass tower behind it and a weather vane on top. There are two bollards in front of the conservatory.

Conservatory hire

Capacity: 150
The elegant Victorian Conservatory stands within a stylish terrace and allows guests to enjoy easy access to the…
A bandstand in spring

Bandstand hire

Capacity: 60
The Bandstand is a totally unique feature of the Gardens with unparalleled views over all of London, from…
A square building as seen from outside and slightly below at an angle. The end closest to the camera is open to a balcony, with a glass walled internal room behind it. There are trees and shrubs surrounding it

Pavilion hire

Capacity: 80
Set within 16 acres of landscaped gardens, the Pavilion is a calm and peaceful contemporary venue.
Natural History Gallery at the Horniman

Natural History Gallery hire

This gallery first opened in 1901, and the design was influenced by the Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau movements…