Room Hire

Swedenborg House is a beautiful grade II listed 18th century townhouse, situated conveniently in literary Bloomsbury, central London, close to the British Museum. Three of our function rooms are available for hire including a neo classical lecture hall and two library meeting rooms. Described by the Guardian as one of the most atmospheric venues in London, our roooms are available for a variety of uses including: lectures, conferences, film screenings, business meetings, performances, seminars and rehearsals. Hiring times are from 9 am - 10 pm Monday to Friday and 9 am - 6 pm on Saturday. For further details please call 02074057986 ext 1 or email admin@swedenborg.org.uk

PLEASE NOTE: During August our rooms will be undergoing extensive upgrading but will be available for hire from September 1st. Please consult our new prices, and terms and conditions. A full checklist for hirers can be found here.  Please place your booking through our new on-line hire form.

Changes to our facilities will include:

  • Wireless WUXGA Full HD plus projector
  • 7.1 surround sound system with mixing desk
  • redecoration of all three function rooms
  • inclusion of an on-site doorman and audio/visual technician.
  • mechanized window blinds
  • new multiple-use spot lighting

Updated photographs and a video link of our improved rooms will be uploaded soon. For general enquiries please call 02074057986 ext 1 or email admin@swedenborg.org.uk

Swedenborg Hall

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This gracious, ground floor lecture room accommodates up to 100 in a grand, neo-classical atmosphere. The antique wooden chairs and oak wooden flooring add flexibility to the space and a Boston Steinway upright piano is also available for use. The upgrade/refurbishment are to include:

  • Mechanized skylight blinds to allow for full screening blackout
  • Movable stage
  • Exhibition and performance spot lights
  • Wireless WUXGA Full HD plus projector
  • 7.1 surround sound system with mixing desk

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David Wynter Room

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This spacious, second floor conference room accommodates up to 25.

High ceilings and natural light make the Wynter Room ideal for smaller lectures and committee meetings.This room contains the Swedenborg Collection of the Society's library.

Upgrades are to include

  • redecoration 
  • exhibition spot lighting
  • window blinds

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Gardiner Room

This beautiful book-lined study serves as an archive and library. Convenient to the kitchen facility, this room is suitable for more intimate meetings. Seats no more than 20.

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For all events, please enter through the bookshop, 20 Bloomsbury Way, or via the side door on Barter St.

START TIMES

Hirers please note that access to rooms is from the start time of the session hired only. If you need time to set up or prepare, please factor this into the start time of your meetings accordingly. At the Society's discretion, and dependent on other bookings, an additional hour either side of each session can be booked at reduced terms–please contact admin@swedenborg.org.uk for details.