As the first purpose built art gallery in the world, Dulwich Picture Gallery is a stunning venue in one of London’s most stylish districts. Situated at the heart of Dulwich Village, the Gallery and its stunning gardens are a vibrant cultural hub within easy reach of the centre of London, just 15 minutes from London Victoria. Home to one of the world’s finest collections of Old Master paintings, Dulwich Picture Gallery offers a truly unique setting for all events from private parties, weddings and corporate events, both day and evening.

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Weddings at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery offers a truly memorable and unique setting for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions.
Whether you envision your big day as a lavish occasion in our magnificent Soane Gallery, or a more laid back affair in our secluded Meadow, each wedding at Dulwich Picture Gallery is organised on a completely bespoke basis and tailored your personal requirements.

Christmas at Dulwich Picture Gallery

With its festive red walls, The Soane Gallery at Dulwich Picture Gallery is the perfect setting for a Christmas party. Hold a drinks reception or seated Christmas dinner in the Soane Gallery and enjoy complimentary use of our Linbury Room for dancing into the evening.

Rooms in the Dulwich Picture Gallery

Soane Gallery

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Sir John Soane’s design for Dulwich Picture Gallery has inspired gallery architecture worldwide. This suite of five perfectly proportioned rooms interlink to form a stunning enfilade.

Famous for its rich red walls and natural lighting, the Old Master paintings are densely hung to recall the Gallery’s Victorian splendour.

Please note that no red wine can be served in the Soane Gallery.

Gallery Cafe

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With floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Gallery’s beautifully landscaped gardens, the Gallery Café is the perfect space for evening events in a contemporary setting. Ideal for intimate dinners and drinks receptions that includes use of the outdoor terrace.

Gallery Gardens


Dulwich Picture Gallery is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens that offer a secluded and tranquil retreat from the City. Enjoy an outdoor reception before moving into one of our indoor spaces, or erect a marquee on the front lawn, allowing guests to enjoy the full magnificence of the gardens with views of the Gallery’s beautiful facade.

Keepers Cottage


Tucked away in its own secluded
garden, Gallery Cottage is a tranquil and self-contained space, with a private entrance and its own garden.

The Meadow


Our secluded Meadow is a private outdoor space, ideal for outdoor away days, private parties and wedding receptions.

With just under an acre of land it offers a blank canvas for outdoor entertaining.