20 Bedford Way is a Bloomsbury venue that is available to hire for events, performances and meetings throughout the year. Our range of flexible events spaces can be adapted to meet your needs. Click on the links below to find out more:
Located in Bloomsbury with its rich history and garden squares, 20 Bedford Way is an iconic example of Brutalist architecture. Our grade 2* listed building is light and spacious, and each room is designed with functionality and simplicity in mind.
Our flagship 930 seater single tier lecture theatre Logan Hall is perfect for larger events – product and book launches, theatre shows, dance recitals, stand-up and more. It has fantastic availability for evening and weekends – rare for a central London theatre. Check out some of the previous events held at Logan Hall. We also offer a range of 35 affordable meeting and function rooms suitable for training, seminars and conferences.
Choosing the right venue is essential to your conference or event. That’s why our Bloomsbury venue has up to date AV facilities and professional staff on hand to help make your event a success. Meet our events team.
20 Bedford Way is the events arm of the UCL Institute of Education – known throughout the world as the UK’s premier institution for the training of teachers and educational research. That reputation has been gained and sustained for over 100 years.
UCL Institute of Education has traditionally played host to world-leading academic debates and conferences, attended by policy makers and experts. 20 Bedford Way makes these fantastic facilities available to event planners and organisations.
Attending an event at 20 Bedford Way is much more than visiting an iconic building. Located in Bloomsbury, London’s academic heartland, our venue is surrounded by a unique history of scholastic and creative excellence. A district of Georgian architecture, beautiful garden squares and world-famous educational institutions, it’s a great place to spend time.
Over the years, Bloomsbury has been home to artists and writers such as Virginia Woolf, J.M Barrie and the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood. It’s an historic area that boasts some of London’s oldest and most charming streets. You will find a range of fascinating independent shops, book sellers, cafes and pubs as well as cultural attractions like the British Museum, the Petrie and Foundling museums.
If you would like to explore the area further, then take a look at these Things To Do In Bloomsbury.
20 Bedford Way’s Bloomsbury location is one of its many selling points. Euston, Kings Cross and St Pancras railway stations are all just 10 – 15 minutes walk away (or a short tube, taxi or bus ride). We are connected with major towns and cities across the UK, as well as Continental Europe via the Eurostar.
Russell Square, Holborn, Tottenham Court Road and Goodge Street tube stations provide easy access to the Central, Piccadilly and Northern Lines. This means that all parts of central London are reachable in a matter of minutes.