**Venue unavailable due to refurbishment works from May 2023 - May 2025***
Weddings at QMUL - Queen Mary University of London allow you to tie the knot in a historic hidden gem. This East London, England venue was originally built in 1888 as the Queen Mary Library. Today, it continues to house numerous volumes of literature, which line the walls and add to its unique and breathtaking atmosphere. A dedicated events team will work closely with you to deliver a beautiful and relaxing celebration in the heart of the city.
Facilities and Capacity
Weddings at QMUL - Queen Mary University of London are held in The Octagon, which can accommodate up to 240 guests for a sit-down dinner. This stunning space has cathedral ceilings that reach three storeys tall and are topped by a glass dome that showers the room in natural light. All around, you will be surrounded by shelves of brightly-coloured books and busts of the great English literati, including Shakespeare, Chaucer, and Wordsworth. The Octagon is also licensed for civil ceremonies of up to 200 people. After tying the knot, you can step outside to the foyer, courtyard, or front lawn under the Queen's Clocktower for your drinks reception. The Octagon will then be flipped and set for your wedding breakfast.
Weddings at QMUL - Queen Mary University of London offers brand new event packages that can be tailored to your specific needs and preferences. Menus are also flexible and can include a formal multi-course meal or a hot fork buffet. The hospitality team will walk you through your catering options. You will also receive a dedicated contact who will help ensure that everything runs smoothly.
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