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At the heart of English folk

Weddings and parties

With a delightful garden, off street parking, a central London location outside the congestion zone, no VAT on venue hire and experienced staff to support your event, Cecil Sharp House is the perfect venue to host your wedding reception or private party.

Featured in 28 Unusual Wedding Venue Ideas That Will Blow Your Mind on main Kennedy Hall can be arranged for a seated meal for up to 200 guests banqueting style or up to 300 guests for a standing evening reception. By daytime the large windows flood the room with light and by night the soft atmospheric lighting creates an intimate atmosphere perfect for private parties and relaxed dinners.  

Wedding guests

If you are looking for a more intimate setting, Trefusis Hall is ideal and can accommodate up to 150 people. The room has direct access to the private garden ideal for champagne receptions, and is also adjacent to the venue bar and cafe.

As Cecil Sharp House is the home of the English Folk Dance and Song Society we can assist you with booking entertainment for your event. Each event booking is assigned an event manager who will guide you through the booking and event planning process to ensure all your requirements are met. We have in house technical equipment including a quality PA system, lighting and staging all available to hire and professional staff to ensure your party or wedding reception is unforgettable.

10 reasons why it’s better to have a ceilidh at your wedding than a disco – Metro

Catering for events hosted at Cecil Sharp House is provided by Pink Food, who offer bespoke packages working to your requirements and budget. All their cuisine is ethically sourced and lovingly prepared. They are able to cater for any event, from parties for small children to seated wedding breakfasts.


Pink Food

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For further information about hiring Cecil Sharp House for your wedding reception please contact our events team on 020 7241 8954 or make an enquiry.


Photos: India Hobson