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About the venue
Institut francais is situated in the heart of South Kensington, one of the most fashionable locations in London, a stone's throw from the V&A, Natural History Museum and South Kensington tube station.
Its stylish art deco premises makes an original venue for a conference, party or annual meeting. With four very different spaces available, the Institut can accommodate functions with a cultural focus, from large-scale parties to small group events. It also provides a stunning backdrop for filming and photoshoots Newly-refurbished, Ciné lumière is a unique space which lends itself to a range of opportunities for private hire. With a spacious auditorium of 241 seats and a good-sized stage for presentations, Ciné lumière is the ideal space for a private film screening, press launch, corporate meeting, conference, photo shoot or fashion show. With a new 2K HD Digital Cinema Projector, and a team experienced in handling high profile events, it is the perfect cinema for gala screenings. Adjoining spaces 'Les Salons', 'La Médiathèque' and 'Le Foyer' available for hire mean that it is easy to combine your event with a party, drinks reception or dinner.
In the table below, you can hover over the underlined room names to see a photo of that room.