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The perfect venue for dances, private functions, wedding ceremonies and receptions

A blank canvas, this space is ready to be personalised and transformed into your perfect venue. The Drake Room is ideal for private functions, wedding ceremonies and receptions and is able to host up to 320 people.

The Drake Room is an adaptable room, it can be dressed to suit your event and our helpful staff will help you achieve this. A selection of lighting is available to create the right mood for your event and there is also a projector screen which can be used to showcase photos and videos. It has its own entrance with a cloakroom, a small kitchenette area for caterers, and a licensed fully staffed bar until 1am. Alternatively you are welcome to bring your own alcohol and catering.

The Drake Room has the advantage of being centrally located, close to transport, walking distance from the iconic Hoe and the Barbican, with surrounding bars close making it a great choice to host your celebration and share with friends and family.

Celebrate, share, love The Drake Room.

Contact our Guildhall Team for more information and to book this magnificent venue.


  • Weekday rate (8am to 8pm) - £74 per hour
  • Evening (after 8pm), Weekend and bank holiday rate - £86 per hour


  • Length: 17m
  • Width: 11.4m


  • Standing: 320
  • Theatre style seating: 180
  • Cabaret/banquet: 100

Special features

  • Pull out staging
  • PA system
  • Screen for presentations
  • Portable LED mood enhancing lighting
  • Adjoining licensed bar

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