VENUE OF THE MONTH: ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA
3 Jun 2019 | Shay Stanberry
The Royal Hospital Chelsea is a Grade l and Grade II listed site, a stunning architectural legacy left to us by King Charles II and Christopher Wren, the designer behind the awe-inspiring spaces at the Hospital. King Charles II founded The Royal Hospital in 1695 as a home for former soldiers, and today some 300 army veterans are still Hospital residents.
The venue offers a unique atmosphere with historic features both inside and out. Celebrate your wedding or host your dinner or conference at the Royal Hospital, with a range of rooms and outdoor spaces to accommodate all your event needs.The Wren buildings represent one of the outstanding glories of English architecture and sit in 66 acres of beautiful parkland - an oasis in the heart of London by the River Thames embankment. Perfect for wedding ceremonies, christenings, concerts, recitals and carol services, The Wren Chapel provides guests with a traditional space, featuring an impressive mural of The Resurrection by Sebastiano Ricci.
Wren House offers a variety of versatile event spaces that can be used for pre-wedding bridal party celebrations, wedding photographs and intimate dinners. With stunning views across the Thames and Gardens, and now licenced for Civil ceremonies, Wren House can be a memorable setting for your special day. The largest event space is The Great Hall – the magnificent detail, impressive chandeliers and high ceiling allow for a feeling of royalty and great importance as you enjoy delicious food, decadent drinks and enjoyable entertainment.