RSA House Weddings

8 John Adam St, London WC2N 6EZ, UK

  • Exclusive hire until 2am
  • Highly experienced in-house CH&Co catering team with the Royal warrant for HRH The Queen
  • 4 spectacular function spaces for civil ceremonies and receptions
  • Charity Grade I listed building, steeped in over 250 years of fascinating history
  • A dedicated in-house wedding coordinator to guide and support your ideas

Weddings at
RSA House

RSA House is an central, flexible and charming charity wedding venue with a longstanding 250 year history. The RSA initiative helps to tackle the most pressing social challenges of today, and its strong fellowship has included some of the world’s brightest minds and most prominent figures, including Karl Marx, William Wilberforce and Benjamin Franklin.

Clearly, RSA House is committed to creating a bright future for all, and this positive message aligns with the traditional custom of marriage. The house is licensed to hold civil ceremonies of up to 130 and standing receptions of up to 220 guests. The in-house wedding coordinator will support you step-by-step from the initial planning stages to the final details. This venue has everything you need and more for a quintessential London wedding.

Unique features of RSA House

The Great Room at RSA House

The Great Room

This spectacular event space on the first floor will captivate your guests from the moment they enter. The room features elegant wooden floors, a glass skylight dome, and a remarkable wraparound painting by James Barry called 'The Progress of Human Knowledge'. The traditional clock is a picturesque spot to say your vows, and the built in stage and screen can be used or covered up during your event.

  • Licensed ceremony space for up to 130
  • 220 standing reception
  • 130 seated dinner
  • Direct staircase access to the vaults
  • Disabled access
The Benjamin Franklin Room at RSA House

The Benjamin Franklin Room

This elegant ground-floor function space was the original model room showcasing the most advanced inventions of the time. The RSA commissioned Troika chandelier is an eye catching centre piece, as well as the two Adam fireplaces and four classical columns. There is a large window that runs the length of the room providing a stunning view of the lively Strand and plenty of natural light.

  • Licensed ceremony space for up to 100
  • 150 standing reception
  • 110 seated dinner
  • Licensed until 2am
The Vaults  at RSA House

The Vaults

The Vaults are a series of interconnecting spaces, offering secluded alcoves for more intimate gatherings, or they can be combined to create one large vibrant party area. What's more, the exposed brickwork and vaulted ceilings create an instant atmosphere. With colour changing up lights and a fully equipped kitchen, its a fantastic space to create the wedding celebration you envisioned.

  • Licensed ceremony space for up to 80
  • 220 standing reception
  • 110 seated dinner
  • Licensed until 2am
  • Private entrance on Durham Street

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RSA House Testimonials

We are still in a little wedding bubble and can’t thank you enough for all your help and making our day what it was! We had the best time and seeing everyone having so much fun just shows what a fab venue we chose. Olivia you are honestly so amazing ...

Bex&Ross .

Thank you so much for all of your help and assistance on the lead up to and on the actual day of the wedding. We had a truly amazing day and couldn’t have asked for more. All of our guests have said they had a wonderful time and loved the venue. Many...

Julie&Tony .

We had the most amazing day! Thank you so much for everything you did, it all went so smoothly and everyone was commenting on how flawless everything was and what a great venue. It was all perfect. My mum’s friend has been in catering for years and is...

Rosie S

Thank you to the whole RSA team again for all your fantastic help to organise our wedding! We loved every minute. The RSA is really unique because it offers such a variety of spaces. Some are traditionally elegant and beautiful whilst others are very...

Fran .

Thank you so much for our wonderful wedding, Olivia. We had a great time and so did everyone else too! Thank you very much for all of your help.

Mark & Frances 

RSA House is a brilliant central London venue with excellent rooms and amazing, attentive staff. Any last minute changes to the timings of our day were catered for really quickly and the food we had for lunch was very good. We were in the Tavern Room...

Aoife N

The RSA provide a very accommodating, friendly and professional service. We were very pleased with the team, all the staff were attentive and we had many compliments on the food. Would definitely recommend.

Maddie D

Just wanted to say, we had a fabulous day on Saturday. Very many people commented on the amazing venue, delicious food, and a first class service from hard working staff. Thanks so much for everyone’s efforts and for making it the most fabulous and memorable...


The team is fantastic and they met all our needs quickly and efficiently. It is very well located and is very nice too.

Marta V

We had our perfect wedding day which was super well organised in advance, so that it was pretty much stress free thanks to the hard work of the events team. The catering staff were also absolutely wonderful and we received compliments that it was the...

Claire & Ben 

Thank you so much for everything in the run up to the day. We were so happy to have chosen RSA house and our guests all absolutely loved it. Special mention to the chef - we had a lot of comments on the food including some very happy Vegans!

Felicity & Matt 

We had the most wonderful day, it was everything we wanted. Thank you to you and all the team at RSA who were there on the day and in the run up. Everything went incredibly smoothly and so many people commented on how lovely the food was!

Kate & Tom 

We had a lovely day and fantastic experience with the RSA and our Wedding coordinator. Any enquiries were swiftly answered and I was able to visit on multiple occasions in the run up to the day. The ability to have the whole building made for a lovely...

Johanna & Jack 

The RSA managed to get that perfect balance of utmost professionalism whilst being approachable and friendly. The food was astounding and the fact there are two separate areas for dining and dancing makes it a very special venue. We loved it as did all...

Elena F

We had a great time yesterday at RSA House. I thought I would write to you this evening to say how grateful we all have been for your unfailing attention and courtesy at all times to our many requests during the run up to the event. I think we were ...

Olivia & James 

A beautiful and classic venue, with a selection of amazing rooms to choose from for the wedding, with the Great Room and the Gainsborough mural being outstandingly stunning. The food was absolutely amazing- so many of our guests commented on how tasty...

Jo C

We had such a brilliant day and are very grateful for all your support organising the day so well and making sure we had everything we wanted.

Rachel & Will 

Absolutely amazing, personal service from start to finish. They did everything to accommodate us and our plans. The venue is superb and comfortably the nicest, with the friendliest people that we visited in London!

Calum M

The Franklin Room was absolutely beautiful for our special day. They took all the stress away from us and coordinated so well with our photographer, opening up the top floors so we could get our group shots. They were very accommodating, we highly recommend...

Georgina Groves

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