Performance Spaces in London

From theatres fit for Shakespeare to warehouses perfect for immersive performances, browse our list of performance spaces for hire in London.

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Our main foyer is filled with light and boasts stunning views of the Thames and Tower Bridge. With our iconic lampshades hung through there's always the perfect photo opportunity. It fits 400 people comfortably and is a great space for fundraisers, corporate events, product launches and award ceremonies (morning and afternoon only if a show is on). Our catering can be provided by Michelin Star St.JOHN.


This is a working theatre space with a stage measuring 5m by 2.5m. The auditorium seats can be moved easily to create a larger working area of up to 25 square metres.


An ornately decorated Victorian mini-cathedral on Holland Road, ideal for concerts, rehearsals, film shoots or lectures.


White Space offers a large blank canvas event space and breakout / reception area, ideal for product launches and press events.


The fresh, grand and breathtaking auditorium is ideal for showcases, conferences, presentations, award ceremonies and workshops. With its specially commissioned Art Deco green colour schemes, this space is split across three levels, able to accommodate smaller audiences in lower levels and larger audiences over multiple levels.


Cardboard Citizens has a large in-house rehearsal room which is perfect for theatre rehearsals, workshops, training days, conferences, talks and readings. The space has natural light, a cushioned vinyl floor and is highly adaptable for different types of events. All areas of the building are accessible to people with limited mobility, including wheelchair users.


Potential productions include corporate parties & drink receptions, conferences & presentations, fashion shows, formal dinners and award ceremonies. fabric's flexibility, layout and technical specification support exhibitions, breakout workshops, showcases and product launches perfectly. fabric is available for continuous 24/7 private hire from Monday midday to Friday 8pm and can accommodate up to 150 guests in seated dinner format and up to 1500 guests for standing reception.

Rich Mix East End

This blank canvas space also lends itself to be transformed in to a party venue or for live performance events. The Studio is fully equipped with an audio visual mixing booth, theatre lighting rig, projection facilities and backstage dressing area. product launches / meetings / exhibitions / conference / theatre / filming location / seated dinners / private events / blank canvas / award ceremonies / press


The O2 Academy Islington (capacity 800) is a versatile events space available for everything from live music events, filming, weddings, parties, private dinners and receptions, and can also be fully seated suitable for awards ceremonies, exhibitions, product launches and corporate conferences. With an adjoining smaller space to the main O2 Academy Islington (capacity 250) designed to function flexibly as a stand alone, and second room for events. With onsite catering facilities, staging, AV/Technical equipment and event management support we can offer a unique experience to suit any event.


A grand ballroom which is hired exclusively by clients so you choose how to use the space. Comprising of one central ballroom and three private rooms off that room, the space lends itself ideally for standing receptions for up to 715, seated dinners up to 286 and theatre style presentations for up to 180. Full staffing, state of the art sound and light system, technicians and a security team are always included in your hire. F+B services are managed in house meaning bespoke menus are available


A flexible space available for performances, rehearsals, conferences or corporate events. There are different bands of prices for this space. Please, check on http://oxfordhouse.org.uk/hire/pricing/ to see which one you can apply for


High quality, purpose built performance hall. This extremely flexible space is ideal for private parties, events, performances, conferences, gatherings and more.

About Performance Spaces


A performance space is not simply located in a theatre venue anymore. Times are changing, especially in London. The theatre scene is absolutely thriving, which explains the hundreds of hidden stages located all around London. From intimate spaces to grand theatrical venues, we have an incredibly diverse range of performance space venues for you to hire. Both amateur and professional actors are taking advantage of our venues, and there is no reason why you can’t too.

Our venue experts can tailor recommendations according to your specifications, including capacity, pricing, and location. With our help, your performance space can be sorted in no time at all, which means you have more time for that all important line learning, perfect for the end performance. Tap into the vibrancy that is London’s theatre scene by hiring a performance space that will be one to remember.

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