FAQ

We have compiled the most commonly asked questions from organisers and delegates. We hope you will find them useful.

We have compiled all the information about our COVID-secure measures and guidelines in our COVID-19 resource centre.

No, we do not. We do have very competitive day, morning, afternoon or evening rates available though, starting from £135 for half a day. You can see our meeting room capacities and hire rates, on the Meeting Rooms page. All meeting room hire rates are exempt of VAT.

No, we do not serve alcohol. Our venue is completely tee-total.

No, we do not have accommodation on-site. We do however have special rates for our customers who would like to stay at The Ambassadors Hotel or The Penn Club. Both hotels are located within minutes of Friends House.

Yes, all our meeting rooms have windows and benefit from natural daylight. We have an air handling system in all our meeting rooms and The Light auditorium, which regulates temperatures and ensures cold or hot air is available whenever required.

Most of our meeting rooms are accessible but due to their location in the building, Bayard Rustin, Lucretia Mott and John Woolman meeting rooms on the lower ground level are inaccessible to wheelchair users. Please contact our events team directly to discuss your requirements on 020 7663 1100 or email events@quaker.org.uk.
There are two accessible lifts in the building and accessible toilets are located on every floor. Visit our Accessibility page to find out more.

Yes, we do have Wi-Fi in all our meeting rooms and in The Light auditorium.

Yes, our AV team will be able to support you during the day. There are two levels of support available.
Free AV support: this service is provided with all our bookings. Our AV team will brief conference organisers at the beginning of the event on the operation of the AV equipment. The equipment is provided on a self-operated basis.
Dedicated AV support: additional support is available on request to assist with any technical questions or difficulties that may arise. If you require dedicated support throughout your event, please contact our events team (020 7663 1100 or events@quaker.org.uk) for details. Dedicated support is subject to availability and by pre-booking only.

Yes, you can use white tack to stick items on the walls.

Yes, you can. Our reception team can handle your delivery and place it in a secured space until the time of your event. Please, speak to our events team for more details.

There is no on-site parking available at Friends House. The local roads have metered parking bays and fall within the Congestion Charge zone. There are three disabled blue badge parking bays located in Endsleigh Gardens. There are alternative, longer-term parking facilities under Euston Station.

We are only able to take bookings for Friends House. You can find the contact details of other meeting houses on our Partners page.

We cater for a wide range of dietary requirements, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets. We are a member of the Vegetarian Society’s Food & Drink Guild. Our list of allergens is also available. We are unable to provide Halal or Kosher catering in our meeting rooms.

The venue opens at 8:00 am from Monday to Friday. If you are one of the organisers of an event, we can give you access to the venue earlier, should you request it. This may come at a charge and can be discussed directly with the events team.

Yes, all our rooms are lockable, either with an electronic key or a normal key system (ground floor rooms). The key will be given to the event organisers at the start of the day and instructions on how to lock/unlock the door.

Yes, event organisers can contact our Welcome Host, who is on hand throughout the day as your first point of contact. The Welcome Host is contactable via the phone located in the meeting rooms, and has a desk on the first floor landing.

Events held at Friends House are not public. You will need to contact the organisers and register with them directly to be able to attend. We do not handle registrations to any events.

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Events team on 020 7663 1100 or events@quaker.org.uk

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