The Abbey provides a wide choice of unique settings for prestigious corporate or charitable events; the Undercroft Museum, Cheyneygates, and in the summer months, the East and North Cloisters, and College Garden. The flexibility of choice allows for small receptions in intimate surroundings to large gatherings of up to 500 people in grandiose settings.

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The Cloisters

The East Cloister is available in the summer months for receptions for up to 200 people and dinners for up to 80 people.

College Garden

College Garden is available for four to five weeks from the end of June into July for a maximum of 500 people.


The Cellarium Cafe and Terrace are available in the evenings for receptions and dinners.


Cheyneygates is an ideal venue for meetings and lectures for up to 50 people and receptions for up to 60. The Library area may also be available on occasions for a Board meeting or small exclusive dinner parties.

Undercroft Museum

The Abbey Museum is available for receptions and private views in the evenings on weekdays, from 6pm to 9pm, for up to 120 persons.