Friends House is surrounded by some of the most popular London attractions. If we tell you British Library, British Museum, Regent’s Park, King’s Cross station, we’re sure they all ring a bell. Step out at the end of your event or during your meeting breaks and enjoy some of London’s most well-known landmarks. Great facilities, […]

09 Sep 2021 | Written by: Cecilia B

Following the latest announcement from the Government that most restrictions will be lifted, we are really looking forward to welcoming more customers back into our venue. We would still like you to feel safe during your visit, so we will keep the following measures in place to help ensure that your events and our staff […]

14 Jul 2021 | Written by: Cecilia B

We have hosted many types of events at Friends House over the years. Thousands of delegates came to our venue for conferences, graduations, training, and more. Some also attended events you would not necessarily think of when you see our venue. What if we told you that we once had an art performance, including a […]

25 Nov 2020 | Written by: Cecilia B

It is with great regret that we have to close Friends House from Thursday 5 November to comply with the national lockdown in England. If you have a meeting booked with us between Thursday 5 November and Wednesday 2 December, please contact our events team by email, and they will be able to assist you. […]

03 Nov 2020 | Written by: Cecilia B

As many of you know, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to close Friends House and Swarthmoor Hall for a long period in 2020. We have been able to reopen but only partly and under tight restrictions. Unfortunately, this has had a deep impact on our company and our staff. We’re all about […]

28 Oct 2020 | Written by: Cecilia B

#LigtInRed for the event industry Yesterday, we took part in the #LightInRed day of global action. At 8:00 pm, we lit the facade of Friends House in red to raise awareness about the difficult situation the event industry is in. Many venues across the country did the same, responding to the call of the #WeMakeEvents […]

01 Oct 2020 | Written by: Cecilia B

Large meetings aren’t coming back just yet… The Government has just announced that large meetings and events of 30+ delegates wouldn’t resume on the 1st of October. If you have a 30+ meeting booked from October, please contact our Events Team by email with your booking reference in the subject line. This is a big blow for […]

23 Sep 2020 | Written by: Cecilia B

We’ve reopened on the 1st of September after long months of closure. What was it like coming back to work for staff? We’ve asked Teresa Riley, our Sales and Events Manager, to give us her first impressions on being back at Friends House. First of all, how are you? I feel great, it’s good to be back! I […]

15 Sep 2020 | Written by: Cecilia B

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