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ICA Theatre is an excellent space for dinners, private events and presentations. The space holds 150 max for a sit down dinner of 350 for standing receptions. Technical support can be also be provided on request for the likes of live music entertainment & stage set up. Our partner company Arnold and Henderson are on hand to provide excellent food and atmosphere where all guests can relax and truly enjoy their experience at the ICA.


  • Wifi
  • dry hire
  • Lighting System
  • Technical assistance
  • 18th Century styled Reception rooms
  • State of the Art Cinema spaces
  • Studio workshop space
  • Theatre Space

 Food And Drink

  • Professional Kitchen
  • Kosher Catering
  • Recommended catering list available
  • Recommended caterers only


  • Licensed until 1am
  • Licence extension available
  • TENs Available


  • 150 Dining
  • 350 Standing
  • 180 Theatre


  • Pop-Ups
  • Promoters
  • Ticketed events
  • Amplified Events
  • Own Music/ DJ Equipment
  • 21st Birthday Parties
  • Weddings
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 350m2 (3767ft2)
  • Disabled Access
  • Storage Space
  • 2 Parking Spaces
  • The Mall
  • 12 Carlton House Terrace
  • Westminster
  • London
  • SW1Y 5AH

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Described as the 'cultural heartbeat of London' by Damien Hirst, the Institute of Contemporary Arts is an iconic and creative venue suitable for any event type. The ICA has two Regency period drawing rooms, a professionally equipped Theatre, two Art House Cinema screening rooms, Studio Space and Bar and Restaurant Facilities available to private hire with views overlooking The Mall, St James Park, Big Ben and the London Eye. All catering is provided by Arnold & Henderson who run the highly acclaimed Rochelle Canteen based in Shoreditch's Rochelle School, now at the ICA.

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