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The Canvas

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Venue price From £30 per hour
Venue capacity 22 - 50 people

Spaces at The Canvas


The Canvas: Downstairs is a creative space calmly decorated in warm grey with unique features such as fairy-light walls, fireplaces, dimmable lights and coloured stage light effects. With seating for up to 35 people in cabaret / theatre / supper club style, the space is intimate yet roomy enough for large events. It can hold up to 50 for a standing reception. Fully equipped with AV equipment which is included in hire. The Canvas is a not-for-profit social enterprise serving its community and supporting positive activism.


The Canvas: Cafe can welcome 30 guests for a standing reception or 22 for a sit-down meal, plus there's direct access to our New York-style garden space, that can hold up to 20 people. Overlooking one of the most famous street-art walls in East London, the location is perfect for transport and vibe. A fully equipped counter and bar, with alcohol license until 1am. A3 kitchen downstairs, which can be hired for private catering, or our talented chefs can create your bespoke menu. Sound system integrated into the space.

About The Canvas


The Canvas is a 100% vegan cafe and creative venue just off Brick Lane, one of the most artistic and vibrant areas in East London. Directly opposite one of the most famous street art walls in Shoreditch, The Canvas is quirky with stacks of creative personality and tons of space.

Set over 2 floors, with a ground floor cafe/bar area and a basement seating/event space and large kitchen, The Canvas can turn into anything from a vibrant cocktail bar, Christmas party, or intimate performance space.

The venue also has a New York-style outdoor garden which seats around 12 people, or 20 standing.