Highgate School, London

Highgate School, formally Sir Roger Cholmeley’s School at Highgate, is a British coeducational independent school, founded in 1565 in Highgate, London.

Highgate School
North Road
London
N6 4AY

Outstanding facilities on the edge of Hampstead Heath

Welcome to Highgate School, located on the northern edge of Hampstead Heath and in the heart of Highgate Village. The venue has a setting that combines the energy of modern, urban life with the tranquillity of a green space – making it the ideal venue to host your event. Highgate School provides a prestigious setting and offer a range of facilities which can be tailored to meet individual needs. Our team would be happy to suggest the best-suited venue for your event.

 

Services available for all facilities:

  • Wi-fi available in most rooms
  • Catering
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Licensed for marriages and civil partnerships
  • Professional and dedicated service tailored to meet individual needs

Dance, Drama & Music

Large Hall

Dyne House Auditorium is a modern stylish and comfortable auditorium fully equipped including a very good projector, laptop with guest account and internet access connected to a PA system with 3 wireless mics and external inputs. The house lighting has various pre-sets. It can be used for conferences, seminars, product launches, music performances or rehearsals. Capacity: 300 guests seated bleacher style.

Drama Studio

The Junior School Drama/Dance Studio is modern and great venue for performing art activities. It can be used for drama, singing and dance classes. Capacity: up to 15 guests.

Dance Studio

We have two studios equipped with a mirrored wall, ballet barres and wooden floor.

Sports & Fitness

We host sports for all ages and try to accommodate every customer’s needs. We also host a variety of events such as birthday parties, sports days, team building events etc…Our sports facilities are maintained year round by our dedicated team; this includes:

Sports Hall

The sports hall is available for hire by groups and individuals and includes the following extensive facilities including badminton courts x4; basketball court x 1; five-a-side football pitch x 1 and netball court x1

Tennis Courts

Tennis runs from April to August only. We have 12 courts available for use. Courts are available from weekdays 6pm and at weekends from 9am-6pm (light permitting).

Cricket Pitches

We have two indoor and 6 outdoor cricket nets available. Due to health and safety, maximum numbers is limited to 6 players per lane. Cricket Ground and Pavilion available upon request.

Astro Turf Pitches

The astroturf can be used as follows: full size hockey pitch, football pitch or 12 Netball courts and Tennis courts.

Dance Studio

We have two studios equipped with a mirrored wall, ballet barres and wooden floor.

Eton Fives

8 Eton Fives courts are available for hire.

Celebrations & Events

Dining Hall

The Dining Hall is a modern building infused with natural light. A series of French doors open up onto the School playing fields, providing the ideal combination of gracious dining and informality. The perfect location for a wedding reception. The Dining Hall can be hired for: wedding receptions, civil ceremonies (licensed), Christening/ Bar Mitzvah receptions, gala dinners, balls, quiz nights, and corporate events. Capacity: 300 guests seated at round tables, 350 guests seated refectory style, 400 guests for drinks reception.

Historic Entertaining Areas

The Tabernacle Museum, with its treasure trove of historical documents, artefacts, photographs, paintings and curiosities, shares the story of Highgate School – its life through the centuries, its relationship with Highgate village, and how it endured two world wars. It can be hired for exhibitions, book launches and other social and corporate functions. Capacity:
40 guests seated theatre style, 60 guests standing for a book launch.

Library

The Sir Martin Gilbert Library sits at the heart of the school and is a stunning modern library housed in an original period building. The impressive Shakespeare steps sweep up to the central doors and offer the ideal setting for group photographs. The Library is ideal for civil ceremonies (licensed), book launches, talks and other social and corporate events. Capacity: 150 guests seated theatre style, 200 guests standing for a book launch.

Conference Centre

The Mills Centre is a very spacious venue with high ceiling features, natural light and beautiful view overlooking the school playing fields. The Conference Centre offers a meeting room, audio-visual room but also a stunning conservatory and gallery. It can be hired out for drinks receptions, exhibitions, product launches, gala dinners and civil ceremonies (licensed). Capacity: 40 guests cabaret style, 60 guests theatre style, 90 guests standing.

Large Hall

The new Junior School hosts a large multi-purpose assembly hall and performing art venue including retractable bleacher seating. The hall has natural light and adequate lighting and power points. It can be used for formal and informal dinners, balls, quiz nights, performing arts and corporate events amongst other things. Capacity: 200 guests seated at round tables, 300 guests seated seated bleacher style, 350 guests for standing reception.

Historic Hall

The early 19th century Central Hall is a galleried room with hammer beam ceiling and wooden parquet floor. The room can be used for: Civil ceremonies (Licensed), private dinners, drinks receptions and other social functions. Capacity: 80 guests seated theatre style + 30 standing in the gallery (for civil ceremony), 60 guests seated for private dinner party, 120 guests for cocktail party

Historic Entertaining Areas

The Undercroft offers an atmosphere of quiet dignity with a vaulted ceiling artistically lit to highlight the Gothic arch brickwork. It can be used for: Civil ceremonies (licensed), drinks receptions, Interview/Training/Meeting room and for other social and corporate functions. Capacity: 25 guests seated theatre style (for civil ceremony), 40 guests for private drinks reception.

Function Room

The Audio-visual room can be hired for seminars and conferences, talks and civil ceremonies. Capacity: 60 guests cabaret style, 90 guests theatre style, 110 guests standing.

Courses & Corporate

Auditorium

Dyne House Auditorium is a modern stylish and comfortable auditorium fully equipped including a very good projector, laptop with guest account and internet access connected to a PA system with 3 wireless mics and external inputs. The house lighting has various pre-sets. It can be used for conferences, seminars, product launches, music performances or rehearsals. Capacity: 300 guests seated bleacher style.

Conference Centre

The Mills Centre is a very spacious venue with high ceiling features, natural light and beautiful view overlooking the school playing fields. The Conference Centre offers a meeting room, audio-visual room but also a stunning conservatory and gallery. It can be hired out for drinks receptions, exhibitions, product launches, gala dinners and civil ceremonies (licensed). Capacity: 40 guests cabaret style, 60 guests theatre style, 90 guests standing.

Large Hall

The new Junior School hosts a large multi-purpose assembly hall and performing art venue including retractable bleacher seating. The hall has natural light and adequate lighting and power points. It can be used for formal and informal dinners, balls, quiz nights, performing arts and corporate events amongst other things. Capacity: 200 guests seated at round tables, 300 guests seated seated bleacher style, 350 guests for standing reception.

Historic Entertaining Areas

The Undercroft offers an atmosphere of quiet dignity with a vaulted ceiling artistically lit to highlight the Gothic arch brickwork. It can be used for: Civil ceremonies (licensed), drinks receptions, Interview/Training/Meeting room and for other social and corporate functions. Capacity: 25 guests seated theatre style (for civil ceremony), 40 guests for private drinks reception.

Function Room

The Audio-visual room can be hired for seminars and conferences, talks and civil ceremonies. Capacity: 60 guests cabaret style, 90 guests theatre style, 110 guests standing.

Meeting Room

The Kyffin Williams Meeting rooms can be hired for corporate meetings and as interview rooms. Capacity: 20 Guests seated Boardroom style.

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