HRH The Princess Royal this week unveiled a plaque to officially declare In the City open for events business.

Home to two City Livery Companies: The Worshipful Company of Farmers and The Worshipful Company of Fletchers, Farmers & Fletchers In the City is located in Cloth Street, London and provides an event space for the wider City community as well as a members ‘home from home’.

The Princess Royal first opened the Hall in 1987, and was Master of The Worshipful Company of Farmers from 2001-2002.

Almost £1.8m in refurbishments have been made at the venue and Graham Bamford, Clerk of The Worshipful Company of Farmers, said: “We’re looking forward to hosting many happy events here, serving our livery members as well as the wider City community. We’re excited to be supporting the British farming industry, with meats and seasonal produce coming from our own farms, and fish from the surrounding seas”.

The venue is available for event bookings, from private dinners, wedding receptions and parties, to meetings, conferences and press launches.

The largest room can accommodate up to 120 guests for a dinner.

Also In the City, 45-strong bar and restaurant operator Late Night London continues to invest in its London venues with the refurbishment of Minster Exchange, part of the Balls Brother Estate. The refurbished venue has also been renamed as Minster Court.

Minster Court can host events for up to 500 people, including daytime conferences and evening celebrations. The venue also offers a gin, whiskey and fortified wine emporium. To celebrate the launch customers can book and attend masterclasses to learn about their favourite spirits.

Head of event sales Georgina Coleman says: “2015 has been really defining year for Late Night London. We have invested in the customer experience aesthetically and in the products available to our clients. Delivering excellent events within versatile venues across London is what makes us different’’.