The Great Hall


The dimensions of the room (18.3m x 9.14m; or, 60ft x 30ft) make it suitable for the following types of functions:
Formal dinners/luncheons 130
Receptions 200
Buffets/cocktail parties 160
Presentations/lectures 120
Conferences/examinations 150



A stalk and floor-standing microphone/3 x lapel clip-on microphone
An induction loop is fitted  

Four mobile LCD screens , connections are HDMI/VGA/USB or Apple convertor
Access to laptops with Windows XP operating system with a Multi-Media
Projector (MMP) for PowerPoint projection.  The MMP is Apple compatible but the laptop does not have Apple software


Apothecaries' Hall is registered with Film London and information about, and images of, the location can be accessed on Film London's Locations Library database ( The Society of Apothecaries is also a member of the London Filming Partnership.

All enquiries and requests to film, photograph or record at Apothecaries' Hall should be addressed to Verity Mitchell.

Disabled Access

There are a few steps from Black Friars Lane to the entrance of Apothecaries’ Hall through the archway to the courtyard. A portable ramp is available and can be put in place with prior notice. There is wheelchair access throughout the building and a dedicated cloakroom facility.


It is regretted that dancing is not possible in the Hall.