Founded in 1814, Lord’s Cricket Ground was the third cricket ground of its name. It’s founder, Thomas Lord was a professional cricketer (bowler) whose career lasted from 1787 to 1802, during which time he played for Middlesex and Marylebone Cricket Club. Since its creation over 200 years ago, Lord’s has become the home of English Cricket and is iconic the world over as a quintessential part of English culture.
Lord’s offers an incredible variety of events spaces within its extraordinary architecture and gardens. From modern business spaces to Edwardian dining rooms, Lord’s Cricket Ground has the perfect room for your next event.
The Writing Room offers an elegant space for intimate dining, well suited to hosting Christmas parties or dinners. The Museum and Film Theatre offers a quirky space ideal for film screenings. The museum itself is the world’s oldest sporting museum and is packed with intriguing memorabilia and exhibits, making it a fitting place to host cosy Christmas drinks.
With grade II* listed dining rooms available complimented by the outstanding catering, Lord’s Cricket Ground offers a distinctive elegance to any event. The Long Room is the most famous of Lord’s’ dining rooms as international cricket players pass through it on the way to their matches. The high ornate ceilings and paintings of cricketing history serve as the ideal backdrop for any Christmas party or drinks. What’s more, The Long Room is adjoined by the Long Room bar, a space ideal for characterful drinks receptions.
If you’d like a view of the pitch, there are a variety of options from the modern design of the J.P.Morgan Room to the more intimate Tavern Meeting Room. The gardens and grounds of Lord’s make gorgeous summer and early autumn spaces, allowing the guests to enjoy the fresh air and majesty of the cricket grounds.
Whether you’re a fan of cricket or not, Lord’s Cricket Ground offers a simply spectacular events experience, guaranteed to enthral guests with the history and charm offered by this storied landmark.
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