BMA House, home to the British Medical Association since 1925, is a beautifully bright and spacious Grade II listed building designed in 1911 by famed architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. This magnificent venue boasts 23 unique and versatile spaces including 11 purpose built meeting rooms, all fitted with cutting edge AV technology. This central London venue boasts two magnificent outdoor spaces; the Courtyard and Garden, a rare asset within a city. A fantastic option for delegates to unwind outside in the fresh air during breaks, and can be hired in the evening and weekends for private events, parties and wedding receptions. BMA House are incredibly passionate about their food. Healthy meetings being their ethos with delegates’ wellbeing at the forefront of all menus, their talented chefs have created mindfully nutritious menus which focus on sustaining concentration and nourishing delegates with wholesome food. BMA House’s superb location means that it is excellent for national and international conferences. Located in the heart of Bloomsbury the venue is accessible within walking distance from mainline stations including: Euston, Kings Cross and Russell Square tube.

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Weddings at BMA House

The historic BMA House is an idyllic location for weddings. The venue holds a wedding licence for four of its feature rooms: Great Hall, Snow room, Paget room and The Prince’s Room, all of which retain many of their original listed features.
BMA House can easily accommodate large weddings; the Great Hall has a maximum capacity of 200 for a ceremony and wedding breakfast. However, it is also ideal for smaller, more intimate ceremonies and receptions; The Prince’s Room has, for example, a maximum capacity of 60 for a ceremony.
BMA House is also a fabulous location to hold a private outdoors drinks and canapé reception. In addition to its splendid interiors, The Courtyard and Garden, both provide a stunning setting for wedding photographs and pre-dinner drinks.

Christmas at BMA House

Adorned with high ceilings and magnificent decorative features, BMA House provides an opulent setting for a traditional Christmas party.
This year guests are invited to step inside our festive Courtyard and enjoy warm mulled wine under the stars and traditional menus for up to 320 guests. Dine, dance and impress guests within our four beautiful winter themed rooms available throughout the Christmas period

BMA House boasts five different event spaces, as well as outdoor entertainment facilities and a creative in house catering team. The venue can tailor for any event to create a bespoke and stylish party to suit your needs.
Capacities range from the smaller office parties from 30 guests, up to 200 in our spectacular Great Hall, with a private room for a drinks reception.

Rooms in the BMA House

The Courtyard

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The Courtyard provides an opulent setting for outdoor events including barbecues and summer parties – a rare find in central London.

This stunning outdoor space is always hired in conjunction with equally attractive indoor spaces – The Snow, Paget or Great Hall.

The key features of The Courtyard which make it so spectacular for corporate and private events alike are its two war memorials – the Gates of Remembrance which commemorate the 574 members of the BMA who died in the First World War; and the central fountain, made of bronze featuring the staff of Asclepius (God of Medicine) with four statues representing sacrifice, cure, prevention and aspiration and which form a memorial to the medical men and women who died in the Second World War.

Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, the Memorial Gates were dedicated by the Archbishop of Canterbury on the same day as the official opening of BMA House in 1925. The fountain was designed in 1954 by sculptor James Woodford.

Tudor-Hart Room

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The Tudor-Hart Room is named after Julian Tudor-Hart, a general practitioner famed for being the first doctor to routinely measure every patient’s blood pressure and as a result was able to significantly reduce premature mortality in patients.

The light and airy Tudor-Hart Room overlooks picturesque Tavistock Square and is equipped with a large 75” LED screen and built-in video conferencing and tele-conferencing kits, making this room ideal for smaller board meetings, or an intimate standing buffet lunch with a view!

Magill Room

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Named after the Northern Irish anaesthetist Sir Ivan Whiteside Magill, who is famous for his involvement in much of the innovation and development in modern anaesthesia, the Magill Room is equipped with a 55” LED screen and built-in tele-conferencing kit, making this room ideal for smaller board meetings.

Dickens Room

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The Dickens Room is a small meeting room located on the lower ground floor. Best suited to small meetings, training days and video conferencing, the Dickens Room can accommodate up to 40 people. The room is equipped with a high definition projection screen and built in microphones which produces excellent quality when used for video conferences. The room also provides an ideal break out space for larger Conferences.

The Dickens Room is adorned with plaques of BMA Award Winners whose names have been inscribed by hand. The Dickens Room is named after the famous author, Charles Dickens, who lived on the site of BMA House from 1851-1860.

Fleming Room

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The Fleming Room is one of our smaller spaces and provides an ideal location for training, breakouts and interviews. Named after the biologist who discovered Penicillin.

Lister Room

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The Lister Room is one of our smaller spaces and provides an ideal location for training, breakouts and interviews. Named after Sir Joseph Lister Bt, the pioneer of antiseptic surgery.

Lister Fleming Suite

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Comprising the Lister and Fleming Rooms, the Lister Fleming Suite can accommodate up to 45 people. It can be used as a stand-alone space or as a breakout room when used in conjunction with our other rooms on the third floor.

Black Room

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Located at the opposite end of the third floor to the Harvey Room, the Black Room boasts the same art deco ceiling and is a popular room for presentations, product launches and board meetings. It also provides the ideal lunch room for meetings taking place in the Lister Fleming Suite.

The Bevan Suite

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The Bevan Suite comprises of the Black, Lister and Fleming rooms, which can be hired as a suite or as independent rooms. Located on the third floor these rooms are ideal for conferences with a high presentation content.

The Bevan Suite retains the original art deco barrel-vaulted ceiling of the Great Hall, of which it was part until a ceiling was inserted in 1985 to create an additional floor. The Suite offers a variety of layouts including theatre style, cabaret and boardroom. All rooms within the suite are complemented by the latest audio-visual technology.

Jenner Room

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This purpose-built meeting room, located on the third floor, offers the perfect breakout space when used in conjunction with the Harvey Room. It can also be hired independently for small boardroom meetings.