New event venue The Light to launch in 2015

Friends House, the headquarters of Quakers in Britain, has unveiled details of its newest London event space called the The Light, which will be launching in January 2015.

The Light's 1,000-capacity auditorium will feature a skylight
The Light's 1,000-capacity auditorium will feature a skylight

The Euston-based venue, which is currently under construction, will include the redevelopment of a 1,000-capacity auditorium. It will also benefit from a number of sustainability features including energy-efficient lighting, wall insulation and heat-exchange systems.

The Light, which also features a skylight, will be able to cater for a number of event set-ups including theatre and cabaret style meetings, graduations, product launches and exhibitions.

Paul Grey, head of facilities at Friends House, said: "We are eagerly following the progress of The Light’s transformation. It is with great excitement that we look forward to unveiling the venue’s new identity.

"The Light is not only a contemporary events space; it is also an important place of history at the heart of the Quaker’s centrally-managed operations in Britain. As such, respect for heritage and the environment are of paramount importance to us."

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