New London wedding venue: Museum of London Docklands, Canary Wharf
You can now marry in the award-winning Museum of London Docklands, located on the banks of the River Thames in Canary Wharf! The converted Georgian sugar warehouse announced today that it is now licensed to host weddings and civil partnerships for those looking for a unique London wedding.
This year, the venue opens its doors to host wedding ceremonies for the first time in its 200-year history. As a result, London couples can now marry in Canary Wharf’s only Grade I listed building.
A mix of wedding spaces
The museum can host evening weddings of up to 250 guests. There’s a range of distinctive spaces for couples to choose from, each just as stunning as the last. The Muscovado Hall features exposed brick walls and original pitch pine columns, while the sun-drenched Quayside Room has panoramic views of West India Quay,
Brides and grooms looking for added wow factor can use the museum’s inspiring galleries on an exclusive use basis. Each gallery offers an ideal setting for pre-dinner drinks and photography, which offers guests some seriously atmospheric wedding entertainment. Explore the mysterious winding streets of the museum’s recreation of Victorian Wapping, or explore the museum’s fascinating objects. These date from the 1600s to the present day, which makes them perfect for a historical wedding.
A truly historical wedding venue
“We’re delighted to now be able to offer couples the ultimate setting in which to exchange their vows,” says Sarah McQueen, Venues and Hospitality Manager at the Museum of London. “Our dedicated spaces will continue to provide the perfect setting for reception celebrations, with the added benefit of now being able to host an entire wedding celebration onsite.”
“Our aim is to help guests connect to the capital through the untold history of London’s past. Now, couples will be able to add their mark to the rich historical tapestry of this great city. We can’t wait to host our first wedding, and it will truly be another historic moment for the museum.”
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