The Artillery Garden at the HAC

  • Celebrate the Great British Summer at the Artillery Garden at the HAC. Set in the stunning surrounds of the Artillery Garden and against the breathtaking backdrop of the historic Armoury House, The Artillery Garden is an unforgettable setting for summer events. The venue also benefits from prime position in the heart of the City, making it easily accessible for both corporate and private summer parties.

    Welcome guests to the venue’s breathtaking reception area and enjoy a drinks reception or canapés as guests soak up the atmosphere. Or head outside to make the most of the summer with drinks on the lawns of the venue’s private gardens. Should the weather be cooler guests can enjoy fabulous views and drinks from inside this glazed space.

    Later, venture into the larger space to begin your summer party. This spectacular room has been purpose-built for large-scale hospitality and comes fully equipped with state-of-the-art production technology. The capacity for jaw-dropping visual effects is a joy to behold, with atmospheric and pin spot lighting that creating a beautiful backdrop. An incorporated sound system, lighting and large screens with full projection allow for maximum impact for your event.

    Then why not take the party outside to the Artillery Garden’s built in funfair? This exciting addition to the venue includes rides such as a big wheel, carousel and dodgems, not to mention the side stalls which come complete with prize giveaways for the lucky winners. This additional entertainment is the only one of its kind within the City.

  • The Artillery Garden’s one of a kind funfair is the perfect addition to extraordinary events in the City. Celebrate parties or enjoy after-dinner entertainment at the funfair to create a truly unique experience.

    The funfair includes rides such as a big wheel, carousel and dodgems, as well as traditional side stalls. Prepare for some fierce competition, these stalls come stocked with prize giveaways for the lucky winners.

  • The Artillery Garden at The HAC is a beautiful hidden gem in the heart of the City. With an impressive track record of hosting successful award ceremonies and fundraising dinners, this is the perfect setting for awards ceremonies destined to be talked of for years to come.

    We understand the importance of choosing an impressive venue suitable for high profile events. We also believe in the benefits gained from providing top of the range facilities, as well as integrated state-of-the-art lighting.

    To choose The Artillery Garden is to choose a venue that ticks all of the boxes. With its ideal location, flexible event space, quality finish and state-of-the-art lighting this venue offers it all, not to mention the all-important value for money.

    The Artillery Garden’s dinner space boasts an exceptional lighting system, sound equipment, large fully projected screens and a clean, open space where all of your guests will have a fantastic view of the stage.

    By offering a fully produced venue, we aim to take both the stress and additional cost out of hosting your next award ceremony or charity dinner. We also offer access from 9am on the day of the event, allowing a full day set up if required and time to rehearse your event in full, allowing you to feel confident, prepared and ready to host your most impressive event yet.

  • Team Building and Family Fun Days are a fantastic way to reward and motivate your staff. Impress your guests with a spectacular fun day in the City’s largest gardens, the stunning and private surroundings of the Artillery Garden at The HAC.

    An enjoyable, well-planned team activity can enthuse and inspire a team, increasing trust and dedication among your staff in the process. The Artillery Garden at the HAC creates an ideal setting for such events. Set within the secure grounds of The HAC, this venue can play host to various games, activities and attractions.

    There is the added advantage of being able to hire additional garden space should your event require it. Our sister company, Eventwise, offers an extensive range of exciting and innovative team building games and activities for both corporate and private events. Whatever your requirements they can tailor-make your fun day to ensure the perfect experience for you and your guests.

    Both inside and outside areas of the venue can be utilised for activities and challenges. Alternatively guests can relax and take in the picturesque views of Bunhill Fields from the comfort of this stunning venue.

    Your company Fun Day doesn’t have to work as a stand-alone activity; it can be an element within your event. Why not combine your afternoon activities with an evening summer party complete with a barbecue, drinks and dancing?

  • Benefitting from prime position in the heart of the City, The Artillery Garden makes the ideal setting for corporate events such as conferences and meetings.

    The venue is located a stone’s throw away from Moorgate or Old Street stations, offering a smart, sleek space for both summer and winter corporate events.

    We know that conferences are all about communicating, so the venue you choose should mirror the message you wish to convey. Whether you are looking to hold a company meeting or staff conference it is important not only to choose an impressive venue but also one that has the right facilities to create the ultimate impact for your event.

    In choosing The Artillery Garden as your meeting or conference venue you choose the combination of beautiful, private surroundings, exquisitely designed interiors and state-of-the-art production. Such core features will offer your delegates the opportunity to arrive with winning first impressions.

    The Artillery Garden is the perfect venue for clients looking to create something more engaging and interactive for their guests. The dining area offers clear sight lines, large screens and projectors along with a sophisticated sound and lighting package, all included in the venue price. An on-site technician and event manager will support the conference throughout the event.

    The main conference space can be screened off from the reception area to provide a private area for smaller meetings or breakout space for more focused sessions. With catering provided by award-winning caterers, Create Food and Party Design, the conference can be followed by a seated dinner or reception in one of the most unique and exciting venues in London.

  • The marquee can be hired on a venue only basis allowing you to take our existing structure and plan the rest of the event yourself. We are happy to work with other caterers and suppliers, however we will need to discuss your plans and approve them in advance.

    We can be involved as little or as much as you want. Alternatively you can discuss your specific needs with our team to create a bespoke event.

    Hire of the venue includes:

    • Exclusive facility hire and ground hire from 09:00 – midnight (23:30 on Sundays)
    • Existing lighting – pin spots for dining tables, disco and atmospheric lighting
    • AV system – a large screen and projector, PA System, stage and lectern
    • Cool air system
    • Luxury WCs
    • Dining furniture – 1000 chairs and 100 x 5ft round tables
    • Occasional furniture – sofas, low tables and garden furniture
    • Existing power requirements
    • Dedicated venue manager
    • Cleaning of venue after the event


To enquire, please complete our Enquiry Form.

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The Artillery Garden at the HAC boasts an award-winning exclusive caterer, Create Food and Party Design. As one of London’s leading event caterers Create commands a reputation for immaculate service, attention to detail and passion for fine food.

Create prides itself on delivering innovative catering for events. This talented team are committed to producing fantastic menus that will live on in the memory of you and your guests. Create regularly delivers canapé and bowl food receptions, dinners, food stalls, conference catering and wedding breakfasts.