News

Hands holding jigsaw pieces together
1 Nov

The Bake the Difference programme at Friends House is now in its second month.  The programme participants have already made significant progress.

Since the programme started in September, participants have been studying hard and learning new skills. Baked goods produced on the course are regularly sold in the Café and Restaurant at Friends House. Some round cakes have also been served for event catering. But the biggest steps have been in personal development.

8 Oct

Friends House has been working with the London Pathways Partnership (LPP) to launch our Bake the Difference programme. The programme helps provide training and support to people who have a diagnosis of personality disorder and a history of offending or antisocial behaviour. It aims to help the people on the programme integrate into society.

SA-Food-For-Life-FHR
25 Sep

Friends House Restaurant has retained its Food for Life Gold Award from the Soil Association. There are only 12 other venues that hold a Food for Life Gold Award in the UK.

To achieve a Food for Life Gold Award a venue must:

Friends-House-Finalist-London-Venue-Awards-2018
29 Aug

We are pleased to announce that Friends House and The Light are finalists for the London Venue Awards 2018. Friends House is nominated for Best Venue Customer Service – 300+ attendees, theatre style, while The Light is a nominee for the Most Versatile London Venue – 1,000+ attendees.  The finals will be held in October.

Walking-Through-Friends-House-London-Events
6 Aug

Friends House is home to 32 meeting rooms and suites available for events. In honour of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) who own the company, each room is named after notable Quakers. The building is also home to The Light, a 1000 seat auditorium that has hosted an assortment of events such as conferences, book launches, and even fashion shows.

4 Ideas to Inspire Your Summer Event
28 Jun

Summer has arrived! And although the work must go on, your event can still make the most of the weather. Our team has come up with a few ideas to add a little sunshine to your summer event at Friends House.

UN Sustainable Development Goals
11 Jun

How do we implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals at Friends House? From poverty to inclusivity and climate change, find out what we do to help create a more sustainable world.

7 things about GDPR you need to know
9 May

You may have heard about GDPR. This acronym has been all around the news since the beginning of 2018. Everyone is talking about GDPR but what is it and what does it mean for you?

Annual Review 2017
3 May

This 2017 edition of our annual review marks ten years of operation for the company. Friends House (London) Hospitality Ltd was created in 2007, as the sole trading company of Quakers in Britain.

Douglas House Project fudge
23 Apr

In 2015 Friends House Hospitality made a commitment to “offer employment opportunities to local people including disenfranchised groups”.