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Located in Central London, Imperial War Museum’s famous façade is a stunning Grade II listed building that was formerly home to the Royal Bethlem Hospital – now remembered as ‘Bedlam’. On 27 February 1917 Sir Alfred Mond, a Liberal MP and First Commissioner of Works, wrote to the Prime Minister David Lloyd George to propose the establishment of a National War Museum  The proposal was accepted and the museum was founded as the Imperial War Museum later that year; the museum was intended to record the civil and military war effort and sacrifice of Britain and its Empire during the First World War

'...a fine building, really quite noble building, with a great portico, a distinguishing dome, and two great wings added to it for the accommodation of lunatics no longer required. This particular building can be made to contain our collection admirably'

Sir Martin Conway, the Museum's first Director General

The iconic IWM London in Southwark has been transformed in recent years by Foster + Partners, it now boasts a spectacular Atrium which includes a number of dramatically suspended aircraft which give guests that wow factor when arriving for either a meeting in one of the remodelled daytime spaces or to drink and dine int the evening amongst some of the exceptional exhibits. IWM London provides the perfect showcase for events big and small, traditional and low-key or high profile and inspirational.


Past Event: Law Firm Dinner

A leading law firm approached us to create a unique and impactful event for an annual client dinner. We were tasked with creating n evening that was both intimate and welcoming as well as having that wow factor - which the Imperial War Museum delivered in abundance.



Atrium Reception


Atrium Dinner


Atrium Dinner & Dance


Atrium Theatre


How to Get There

Imperial War Museum

Lambeth Rd, London SE1 6HZ

Nearest Stations: Lambeth North, Elephant & Castle

Nearest Buses: 3, 59, 159, 344, 360

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Our experts, specialists and technicians are on hand to help you bring your event to life at this stunning venue. Get in touch to talk about your event at the Imperial War Museum.  

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