Corporate events in the Millennium Seed bank

Wakehurst Millennium Seed Bank is the ideal venue for a unique event.

Millennium Seed Bank

Your event in the Millennium Seed Bank

The Millennium Seed Bank is a world class facility committed to preserving 25% of the worlds plants by 2020. The striking glass structure is a unique and contemporary backdrop for standing receptions.

Guests have the opportunity to mingle among the current exhibition and see into the laboratories where this amazing work takes place. Additionally, the Wakehurst team can offer personalised tours around the Atrium to add interactivity to your event.

Sunlight behind the Millennium Seed Bank

Essential information 


  • Standing reception: 200


  • Licensed until 11pm
  • Licence extension until midnight available
  • Evening hire: 6pm to 11pm
  • Daytime availability at special request

Hire fees

  • Millennium Seed Bank hire fee from £2,000 + VAT (until 11pm)
  • Licence extension until midnight available for £500 + VAT


If you would like to find out more or discuss your wedding requirements, please contact our events team here or via: 

Tel: 01444 894024


Frequently asked questions 

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