Performance venues in London

From fringe venues to warehouses and West End theatres, London is famed for its performance venues. Check out our selection of the best.

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Rich Mix East End

This blank canvas space also lends itself to be transformed in to a party venue or for live performance venues. Venue 1 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 Mayor's Parlour is a bright and airy space with stunning stained glass windows and a fireplace, which is a favourite for smaller events, meetings and rehearsals. Interconnecting doors allow this space to be used in conjunction with the Council Chamber, and it is regularly used as an extension or anteroom for larger events.

Paddington Arts Westbourne Park

Large performance space on the ground floor with CD music system (compatible with iPod and mp3 players) for rehearsals, performances, filming and photoshoots. Basic lighting and sound desk(s) also available on request. Sound limiter installed and set at 92.5 decibels. Capacity up to 150 people. Please note that there will be an additional caretaking fee of £21 p/h + VAT for use of the space outside office hours (Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm).

Danceworks Oxford Street, (opposite Selfridges)

Studio 1 is a Large Premium Studio at Danceworks. It is ideal for those who are looking for large rehearsal, casting, audition and photoshoot venues, as well as small performance venues, for up to 30 people. It features a sprung maple floor as well as mirrored walls, ballet barres and a professional spec. sound system with microphone.


The Red Hedgehog is proud to present The Salon Theatre which is a highly adaptable space in Highgate. Whilst often used in the evenings and weekends for plays and concerts, The Concert Salon is also available during the day and is perfect for music and theatre rehearsals, casting and auditions, meetings and seminars, recordings, receptions, acting workshops and children's parties. For a children's party you must also purchase a 'Party License' Extra with your booking.

Oxford House Bethnal Green

The Dance Studio is an adaptable space that can be used for all types of dance, rehearsals, fitness classes and performances. This spacious studio features a sprung wooden floor, full-length mirror wall, an upright piano and a sound system It also boasts natural light and an air handling system along with accessible changing rooms on the same floor. The Dance Studio is approximately 8.5 meters x 8.5 meters


With a 14m wide stage and seating for up to 770 over two levels (360 lower / 470 upper) the Great Hall provides the perfect space for those seeking rehearsal or dedicated performance space in central London. The addition of a dedicated foyer with bar and split mezzanine level balcony, combined with dressing rooms and full theatrical stage rigging means the venue is cable of hosting anything from a dance festival, to a screening, a touring production or as somewhere to rehearse before tour.

The Albany Deptford

Great for live music and theatre shows, with the potential to perform in-the-round, or for circus and aerial work. We have a professional technical team to support your hire, and welcome you as part pf our wider programme.


The majestic auditorium at Leicester Square Theatre can accommodate many different types of events. The newly refurbished space offers Oscar-style seating. Real-wood panelling and auditorium bars make it very well-suited to private film screenings, whilst our projection, microphone and AV equipment also make it an ideal launch venue during the day.


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


Our main space is a 96 seater black box theatre with high ceilings, lighting, sound and retractable seating.There is a large backstage area with 2 dressing rooms. It is available from £25 an hour. There is a technical support cost of £15 an hour on offer as well.

The Yard Theatre Hackney Wick

The Yard’s bar is a beautiful space in the shadow of the amphitheatre’s bowl. It is perfect for all kinds of celebrations, from birthdays, launch parties, and after-parties to Wedding receptions and corporate parties. The space is available for wet hire only, and has licensing until midnight Mon-Thurs and 3am Friday and Saturday. Hires must be for a minimum of 4 hours. The hire cost for the bar and kitchen is £1500 +VAT

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