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Conway Hall opened in 1929 and is named in honour of Moncure Daniel Conway, anti-slavery advocate, outspoken supporter of free thought and biographer of Thomas Paine. Owned by Conway Hall Ethical Society, a charity, we curate, support and facilitate people and ideas that Make Ethics Matter in the world.

The venue is Grade 2 listed and offers hirers various event spaces, especially our Main Hall with its distinctive stage and highly-regarded acoustics.

Offering a distinct choice of five spaces, or use of the whole venue, Conway Hall is ideal for:
Filming • Livestream & Hybrid events • Conferences • Recording • Rehearsals • Meetings • Talks / Lectures • Comedy, Concerts & Performances • Training / Workshops • Wedding receptions • Fashion shows • Awards ceremonies

We are unique in providing a central London location and a building with character, steeped in history, combined with cutting-edge AV facilities, upgraded recently.

Previous clients include:

BBC • Yamaha • Netflix • Evening Standard • Snowline Media • Ted Baker • 
Penguin Books • Bloomsbury Festival • Guardian Live • Tate • EMAP

25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL • 020 7242 8032

Click here to contact our Venue Hire Team now Commercial Filming & Photography rates


Our biggest space, with a standard theatre capacity of 400, spread over the balcony and ground floor seating, the Main Hall retains its period features and is internationally renowned for its excellent acoustics.

The Main Hall is famous for hosting the longest run of classical concerts in the UK (which started in 1880 at the Society’s previous site), jazz concerts from the 1930s to the 1960s, a rare UK appearance from Muddy Waters and gigs by Crass and The Cure in 1970s. It has also hosted countless famous speakers, such as George Orwell, and historic events, including the conference of doctors that led to the founding of the NHS.

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With a seating capacity of 75, The Brockway Room is an adaptable space for your hire requirements.

Equipped with a 65″ 4K Smart TV enabling HDMI connectivity or Casting from laptops and other devices.

Perfect for meetings, lectures, and even exhibitions, the specifically-designed skylight floods the room in natural light.

It is located on the ground floor and is fully accessible.

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This unique, captivating space has a capacity of up to 60 people.

Conway Hall is the oldest surviving freethought organisation in the world and holds the largest and most comprehensive humanist research resource in the UK, housed partly in our beautiful library.

Surrounded by books and historic features, guests will find this a truly inspiring space for their event; whether a meeting, talk or away day.

It is also an authentic, classic backdrop for photo shoots and filming and has been used in various film and television productions.

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With a seating capacity of 35, this space is perfect for auditions, rehearsals and meetings alike.

Our full HD screen is compatible with HDMI-enabled laptops and devices.

Located on the ground floor this space is accessible by wheelchair users via a shallow ramp.

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This newly refurbished space can seat up to12 delegates for boardroom meetings and small presentations. The tables can be flexibly laid out, so the room can also be used for auditions and small rehearsals.

Equipped with a 4K Smart TV enabling HDMI connectivity for your presentations.

Situated next door is kitchenette, which guests can have access to, including unlimited teas, coffees, and water.

Please note, that the room is situated on the second floor with no lift access.

Flower Room Details


The space can seat up to 10 people for boardroom meetings and small presentations.

It is equipped with a 4K Smart TV, enabling HDMI connectivity or Casting from laptops and other devices.

Situated on the second floor, away from the noise, it is perfect for small meetings, interviews and private sessions.

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We are now happy to offer Conway Suite for hire at a package price!

This includes access to the Fox Room, Flower Room, kitchenette, private toilet, and weather permitting, guests can also access Conway Hall’s roof for a breath of fresh air throughout the day.

You can now hold your meeting at the Flower Room and make use of the Fox Room for catering, and/or as a breakout space.

Maximum pax for suite: 22 spread across both spaces


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Choose from our thoroughly tailored wedding packages, whether you are looking to have ceremony, reception, or both! 

The impressive period hall with original wood panelling is the perfect location for your wedding reception. If you are planning to include live music in your celebrations, then you will be pleased to know that the Main Hall is internationally renowned for its excellent acoustics. 

Looking to have ceremony only? At our beautiful library, surrounded by books and historic features, you will find yourself in a truly inspiring and peaceful space to exchange your vows.

Contact our Venue Hire team to discuss everything in more details. 

We look forward making your special day a memorable experience! 

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We host talks, concerts, performances, community and social events. However, we are an independent charity and receive no funding from the government. Everything we do is dependent upon our commercial activity and the generosity of supporters like you.

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