Tate Modern's new building opens for events

Tate Modern, on London's South Bank, unveiled its new extension on 17 June, which includes seven additional event spaces for private groups.

Tate Modern's new building opens for events
Tate Modern's new building opens for events

London's Tate Modern opened the doors to its new extension last week, making it the largest museum of modern art in the world.

The additional room for visitors and new exhibitions has created seven new event spaces that can be used exclusively for corporate events, including meetings, conferences and gala dinners.


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The Tanks is the buiding's largest hall, and is also the world’s first gallery space dedicated to live art. Groups of up to 600 can be hosted for receptions, while dinners can welcome up to 400.

Three concourse levels across a total of ten storeys can also be hired out, each being able to host receptions for 200 to 400 delegates, while The Members Room can take dinners for up to 150.

A fine-dining restaurant located on the top floor is also available for private hire, hosting dinners for up 80 and standing receptions for up to 200.

Lastly, the external viewing terrace on level ten of the building is an ideal spot for summer events and can host dinners for 80 and receptions for 150.

The new spaces on offer compliment Tate Modern's exisitng facilities, which include the 1,500-capacity Turbine Hall and Bridge and the 234-capacity Starr Cinema.

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