Dry Hire Venues in London

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Magazine London North Greenwich

Magazine London boasts 3,205 sqm of versatile interior space for up to 3,000 people and can extend to accommodate a further 7,000 people across the venue's outdoor showground.


Three minutes from Oxford Circus, Noho Showrooms is a stunning blank canvas gallery space flooded with natural daylight. The high ceilings and an eye catching shop front window located in one of Fitzrovia's premier streets, makes Noho Showrooms the perfect setting for product launches, art exhibitions, press shows and brand launches.


A large private event space in a beautifully renovated Railway Arch, with underfloor heating, shiny poured concrete floors, 3 phase power and private entrance. Plus the option to utilise our private road. Perfect for Product launches, Conferences, Photography & Film shoots, Fashion Shows, PR Events, Parties, Weddings, Music Video's and more.


This trendy city centre location can be adapted for any type of event. Whether it is a large scale promotional event, art installation or networking, The Vinyl Factories semi industrial feel is a great platform. Customers are allowed to bring in their own catering and alcohol, which means that birthday and themed parties can be designed and executed in dynamic ways.


Noho Studios is central London's newest blank canvas events and exhibition space, perfect for product launches, press events, dinners, photo shoots, art exhibitions, screenings, drinks receptions and presentations etc Only a two minute walk from Oxford Circus, Noho Studios offers a prime location ground level shop window frontage for product displays and branding with its own entrance directly into 2,000 sq ft of open plan event space with high ceilings, characterful white brick arches and white walls that can be tailored to suit any type of function or event.

East Wintergarden Canary Wharf

Set in the heart of Canary Wharf is the spectacular East Wintergarden; a modern, stylish venue designed by the internationally- renowned architect Cesar Pelli. This architechurally- striking 27m- high domed glass space is nestled among the iconic towers of Canary Wharf and enjoys panoramic views of the surrounding skyline. Flexible and uniquely designed to host glamorous gala dinners, cocktail receptions, product launches, international conferences or private events such as weddings, the East Wintergarden can accommodate between 50 to 1000 guests.


St Mary's Auditorium is the crown jewel in this stunning, unique and versatile venue. With gorgeous Grade II l! listed Georgian architecture, spectacular stained glass windows which flood the room with natural light, beautiful oak flooring and 15m high ceiling this grand setting is sure to impress your guests. A fantastic in-house sound, visual and lighting system is able to provide all of your technical needs and is fully expandable. The spacious, flexible layout makes this space is ideal for award ceremonies, concerts, performances, fashion shows, product launches, conferences and more.

Japan House Kensington

The Hall is located in the lower ground floor of Japan House. This space has been designed to high standards in order to be a multi purpose space for events. The black tiered seating is optional as it can be retracted and stored, enhancing this room's prefect white canvas features. This space is ideal for dinners, drinks reception and awards ceremonies.

Icetank Covent Garden

Icetank is a blank, white space perfect for product launches, press days, standing receptions and small intimate dinners. A unique space with equipment, AV and technology including a new PA system, Wifi and an 82" 4k Ultra screen. The space provides a cloak room, two rest rooms, a kitchen, a large ground floor event space and a lower basement space. With it's prime location in the heart of Covent Garden it's also the ultimate party venue.

The Brewery City of London

The Porter Tun is one of the largest and oldest unobstructed event spaces in London. An exposed King Post timber roof giving a clear span of 60ft above a 778 square metre antique wooden floor makes it a perfect location for conferences, awards dinners, fashion shows and exhibitions. The large raised balcony is ideal for a reception area or presentation platform. It is equipped with state of the art sound system, Wifi, and fully integrated LED lighting system. This room is fully air controlled and has natural daylight. The Malt Room is able to be booked as a green room.


Village Underground offers a renovated warehouse space retaining Victorian features and authentic aspect, including railway influences, vaulted bricked arches. This versatile and creative venue is suitable for large weddings in an unsual setting. The venue is available for dry hire, providing a remarkable amount of flexibility. Please note the prices indicated are general guidelines, please enquire for a bespoke quote.

Troxy Tower Hamlets

Troxy is always hired on an exclusive basis. With just one event per day, and a late license with no noise restrictions, the venue is more versatile than most. The Grand Hall is the centre piece to Troxy, with a flat ground floor and fixed theatre seating in the circle. The Grade II listed Art Deco space has 14m high ceilings and is pillar free, offering an incredibly memorable setting for large meetings, conferences, award shows, Christmas parties, screenings and experiential events. The venue is available for wet or dry hire, providing flexibility for external catering.

Dry Hire Venues FAQs


What is a 'dry hire' venue?

'Dry hire' means that a venue only provides the use of the space that they have, such as a hall or room, whereas 'wet hire' allows you to not only use the venue space but also their caterers, drinks, event designers and audio-visual services


Can I bring in my own caterers for dry hire?

It does depend on the venue but the majority of dry hire venues allow external catering. If not, they'll have a preferred suppliers list that you can pick from.


What are 'dry hire' venues commonly used for?

Dry hire venues can be used for any event. They are commonly used for pop-ups, press events, dinners and parties.

About Dry Hire Venues


London is one of the greatest business hubs in Europe. But as hard as Londoners work, everyone needs a day out of the office every now and again.

What better way to keep your team refreshed and motivated than a day packed with team bonding activities? To help you out, we've listed the best indoor team building venues in London - guaranteed to keep your corporate away day running smoothly whatever the weather.

So, whether you're stuck for ideas or you just want a space inside to work through some exercises and games, these brilliant away day venues have got you covered.

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