Events and Functions - St Helen's Enterprises

Events & Functions

Our beautiful buildings and immaculate grounds offer a unique backdrop for any special event. St Helen’s offers a range of flexible spaces for hire and the perfect backdrop for weddings, celebrations and formal dinners, seminars, training courses, workshops and exhibitions. Whether you are looking for a performance space, a location to film or a convenient venue to host holiday camps or children’s parties, every care will be taken to accommodate your needs.

The popularity of our facilities is enhanced by our convenient location in the heart of leafy Northwood.  The nearby Metropolitan Line station provides easy access by Underground from north-west and central London.  We are close to the Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire borders and situated only 20 minutes away from the M25 by car.

Our dedicated team will work closely with you to deliver a unique and bespoke event and our venues can be hired at weekends throughout the year including term time and school holidays.  

Our beautifully landscaped grounds offer visitors a relaxing environment with free and plentiful parking. Catering can by supplied by our in-house catering team and we offer a full event production service. Alternatively you are welcome to use a preferred supplier. A full range of audio visual equipment is available on site and we offer free broadband WiFi access.

Rowland Brown Hall

The Rowland Brown Hall, named after the founder of St Helen’s, May Rowland Brown, was built in 1959 and is a popular venue, ideal for concerts, banquets, balls, weddings, religious events and lectures. It can seat up to 300 people with a further 130 in the gallery. Suitable seating arrangements for dining can also be facilitated at round or long tables.

The adjacent Dining Room, Kitchen and Quad spaces are also available for hire and are often combined to accommodate larger events.

Room Seating/Dining Theatre Style Standing Reception
Rowland Brown Hall 200 300 plus 130 in the balcony area 250
Dining Hall 230 120 250
Quad 150


Dining Room & Quad

The Dining Hall leading to the Quad lawn was completely refurbished and extended in 2017.  It provides a flexible space to meet specific requirements whatever your needs.  It can seat 230 people comfortably and where possible, suitable seating arrangements for dining can also be facilitated at round or long tables.  The Dining Hall is located adjacent to the Rowland Brown Hall and these venues can be booked together for larger events.

The Quad is an ideal location for hosting pre-drinks receptions.  A perfect venue for parties, afternoon teas, lunches and celebrations.

Room Seating/Dining Theatre Style Standing Reception
Dining Hall 230 120 300
Quad 200

The Centre

The Centre is a versatile space and an ideal venue for parties, performing arts productions, workshops, rehearsals as well as presentations.  The Hall has retractable seating for 130 and additional seating can be made available.  The adjoining Mint Cafe offers a perfect pre-drinks space or break-out area which leads by spiral staircase to a mezzanine floor facilitating more seating.  There is also an outside patio area overlooking our magnificent grounds.

Room Seating/Dining Theatre Style Standing Reception
The Centre 60 130 150
Mint Cafe 20 50
Mezzanine Floor 30

School of Music

Our new state-of-the-art School of Music provides facilities which are second to none. In addition to the Recital Hall, which offers an impressive performance, rehearsal and entertaining space, there is a Music Tech Room equipped with a suite of iMac computers, a Drum Room, a Recording Studio and thirteen individual practice rooms. It has a small car park to the rear of the building.  This venue offers a versatile space for musical recitals, conferences and break-out areas, theatrical events, training courses and workshops.

Room Seating/Dining Theatre Style Standing Reception
Seldon Recital Hall 30 80 150
Practice Rooms x 13 3
Classrooms x 3 24 30


The two floor Lund building offers a unique and flexible venue space.  Perfect for all types of events including conferences, workshops, parties, seminars and break-out areas. Lund Hall is located on the ground floor and the Janet Parker Room is located on the first floor.  Both halls can be divided into two by folding partition doors converting the space into four separate venues.  Lund Hall also has the additional benefit of providing a kitchen area.

Room Seating/Dining Theatre Style Standing Reception
Lund 50 80 100
Janet Parker Room 60 100 150


The Woolfson building opened its doors in 2016 and is located in the centre of our beautiful grounds.  It is a uniquely designed eco building and offers a hall with retractable seating and classrooms/studios across two floors.  An ideal location for conferences, break-out areas, workshops, training seminars and parties. It also has the benefit of its own gated parking area.

Room Seating/Dining Theatre Style Standing Reception
Prep Hall 50 150 150
Classrooms x 12 24 30
Art/D&T/Science Studios 24

Room capacity is a recommended guide and may be adjusted depending on event requirements. To request further information on any of our venues or to check availability please do get in touch.

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