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The Henry Moore Institute is closed for refurbishment until Summer 2024. Henry Moore Studios & Gardens is closed over winter and will reopen on Wednesday 28 March 2024.

See & Do

Venue hire

We can cater to all kinds of events with our magnificent setting in the Hertfordshire countryside.

From weddings to corporate events and commercial filming, Moore’s iconic sculpture makes a breathtaking backdrop to your event.

A black and white wedding photo, showing the two grooms with Henry Moore's Large Reclining Figure sculpture

Our venues

Your venue hire includes exclusive use of the Aisled Barn or Dane Tree House event room, and shared use of our gardens and grounds. Dates available for 2024.

Four round tables set up and decorated for a wedding meal, with floral centre pieces. Each place setting has a personalised beer bottle instead of a name card.

Aisled Barn

Our 16th century, traditionally timbered Aisled Barn is decorated with unique Moore tapestries, the perfect backdrop to entertain up to 120 guests.

A bride and groom pose with their wedding car, a vintage white Rolls Royce, in front of a white building with modern canopy entrance.

Dane Tree House

Our contemporary visitor centre offers rooms with stunning, panoramic views over the sculpture gardens, and can accommodate up to 70 guests.

A two peaked wedding tipi at night. The interior is lit with tables and guests inside. There are strings of fairy lights.

Sculpture gardens

Make the most of our unique venue with a dramatic marquee or tipi in our stunning sculpture gardens.


Celebrate your marriage in style with a ceremony, reception or full wedding day in our atmospheric, fully licensed venues.

A bride and groom exit from a black, clapboard barn into a cloud of confetti, thrown by their guests
Photo: Becky Harley

Ceremonies and receptions

Both the Aisled Barn and Dane Tree House are licensed for civil wedding ceremonies and can be transformed for wedding breakfasts and evening receptions. We are also licensed for outdoor weddings and can offer a selection of stunning locations, please contact our events team for availability and bespoke pricing.

Our dedicated wedding coordinator is on hand throughout the preparations and on the day, to ensure you have a wonderful wedding.



After your ceremony, take advantage of Moore’s iconic sculptures and our beautiful gardens for stunning photo opportunities.



From sumptuous afternoon teas to four-course wedding breakfasts, outdoor pizza ovens or hog roasts, our approved caterers will work closely with you to provide the
perfect menu for your day.

Download our wedding brochure

Corporate events

Whether it’s a high-level board meeting, team away day, awards celebration, formal sit-down dinner or a drinks reception, we’ve got an ideal venue for you.

Meetings, conferences & presentations

Dane Tree House’s interpretation suite comes fully equipped with a 75” HD LCD screen, complementary Wi-Fi and flip charts. The unparalleled views over the sculpture lawns are sure to inspire your guests. The adjoining café can be used as a breakout area, or for receptions after your event.


Drinks receptions & dinners

Whether it’s freshly ground coffee and pastries on arrival, a light buffet lunch or a formal VIP dinner, our approved caterers will work with you to ensure your day runs seamlessly. Our 16th century Aisled Barn decorated with unique tapestries can create a stunning backdrop to any event, and is particularly suited to drinks receptions and dinners.


Exclusively yours

From November to March, Henry Moore Studios & Gardens are closed to the public and you will have exclusive use of our events spaces in Dane Tree House or the Aisled Barn.

Download our corporate events brochure

Photo showing the opening slide of an awards presentation on a large projection screen, in front of the screen rows of gold painted chairs are arranged ready for the event.
Photo: Danny Loo

Private parties

We can help you plan the perfect event, from birthday parties, anniversary celebrations to a relaxing afternoon tea.

Four long tables laid for a party meal. There are helium balloons in the corner of the room spelling

Planning your special event

Our event spaces provide an atmospheric backdrop for all kinds of private event.

Our 16th century Aisled Barn is decorated with unique Moore tapestries, and is set amongst the artist’s picturesque sculpture gardens, providing a memorable setting for your day.

In contrast, our visitor centre Dane Tree House offers sleek, contemporary event spaces with unparalleled views over the sculpture lawns.



Formal or casual, our approved caterers can work with you to create a delicious menu for your event.

From sumptuous afternoon teas to outdoor pizza ovens, your guests will enjoy every bite.

Download our special events brochure

Memorials and celebrations of life

Our peaceful surroundings can provide a beautiful location in which to hold a funeral service, memorial, or celebration of life.

Here for you

Our dedicated events team will help you organise the perfect occasion to remember a loved one, guiding you through the planning sensitively and professionally.


Local services

We are a short walk from St Thomas’s church at Perry Green, and within a 5-minute drive of Much Hadham, perfectly located for events following services at these and other local churches.


Further afield

We are only 27 miles north of London and a short drive from the M11 and the A10, making us well-placed to host stand-alone memorial events from further afield.


Please get in touch using the enquiry form below for more information.

A frosty autumn morning, the sun is rising behind fall foliage, in the mid ground stands Henry Moore's sculpture 'Double Oval'.
Henry Moore, 'Double Oval' 1966. Photo: Joe Norris.

Commercial filming & photography

With 72 acres of gardens and rolling fields, Henry Moore Studios & Gardens offers a stunning setting for commercial filming and photography.

A model, wearing a purple coat, black skirt and stripy top, walks in front of Henry Moore's sculpture 'Large Figure in a Shelter'.
Hobbs fashion photoshoot at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, 2023. Image courtesy Paul Isaac Casting and Production.

Location hire

Nestled in rural East Hertfordshire, the estate is surrounded by quintessentially English countryside and period properties, perfect for recreating eras past.

In contrast, our visitor centre is a contemporary and airy space, and is available for your needs throughout the day.

Within the estate we also have the 16th century Aisled Barn and preserved working studios, which can be made available upon request.


Location fees

Location fees are determined by the type and complexity of filming or photography. Please get in touch for a quote.

Our location fee includes:

  • Private use of our facilities, including the sculpture grounds, studios and galleries.
  • Access to power – including 30 Amp external power supply – for film lighting and other equipment (cabling to be brought by the crew).
  • Contemporary spaces (with Wi-Fi) for the exclusive use of the crew for hair / make up / lunch etc.
  • Easy level access and free car parking for cars and trucks on or close to the estate.
  • A dedicated member of our staff on hand throughout the hire period.

Make an enquiry

For all venue and events enquiries, please fill out the form below. A member of our dedicated team will get back to you shortly.

Visit us

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

Experience Henry Moore’s iconic work in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside with a visit to the artist’s former home, studios and sculpture gardens.

Perry Green
SG10 6EE
United Kingdom

T:  01279 843 333