Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum has featured in a number of major films, including Jupiter Ascending and Paddington, while brands such as Not On The High Street have also used it for photographic and filming purposes.
It hosts around 140 functions every year, and has both indoor and outdoor spaces available to hire, including Central Hall, Earth Hall, Darwin Centre, and Flett Events Theatre. Capacities range from up from 150 for the Darwin Centre and Courtyard, to up to 1,200 in Central Hall.
Where: Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD
Contact: 0207 942 5434
Alnwick Castle has featured in a large number of films and television programmes, including several Harry Potter films, the 2014 Downton Abbey Christmas special, Flog It, and Countryfile. It has event space for corporate events, such as product launches or parties, with Guest Hall or Hulne Abbey available to hire. Guest Hall can hold up to 300 people, and Hulne Abbey is able to host 600 guests, depending on the set-up.
Where: Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1NQ
Old Royal Naval College
Named by Empire magazine as the ‘most popular filming location in the world’, the Old Royal Naval College has witnessed scenes from Pirates of the Caribbean and Skyfall. In terms of venue hire, there are three main options available: the Painted Hall, the Queen Mary and/or King William Undercroft, and the Admiral’s House.
Where: Greenwich, London, SE10 9NN