**Venue unavailable due to refurbishment works from May 2023 - end of 2024***
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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Once you’ve chosen your 2022 wedding date with us, then why not take a look at our special offers to decide which one you would like to add to your package. We have curated a selection of discounts, upgrades and enhancements specially designed for weddings in the Octagon. The best part about them, you get to choose!
CHOOSE FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING OFFERS:
•Party the night away on us - Usually priced at £375
Extend your hire of our beautiful venue until midnight, giving you and your guests an extra hour to dance your socks off.
•Choose your favourite wines - Saving you up to £6.30 per person
Upgrade your wine selection for your wedding breakfast to ANY wine on our menu! From our indulgent Chablis to our delectable organic Bordeaux, the choice is yours.
•Calling all champagne lovers! - The biggest saving option, £9 per person
Upgrade your reception and toast drinks from Prosecco to our specially selected Rimbaud Brut Champagne.
•Evening food to keep you partying - Saving £3.25+VAT per person
We all need something tasty after a few hours of drinking and dancing. Keep your guests going with our complimentary evening buffet.
OR...Have 5% off your package on us
Looking to simply save a few pennies instead? Take 5% off your per person package.
*Terms and conditions apply to all offers above.
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