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Venue price From £1200
Venue capacity 38 - 590 people

Spaces at BFI Southbank


Screenings are what we do at BFI Southbank, and this venue couldn't be better set up to host your screening for you. A state-of-the-art venue with AV capabilities to support any screening set up, NFT1 is perfectly equipped to help with your event for up to 450 guests. NFT is a premiere venue in London if you are looking for an iconic location steeped in film history, excellent audio-visual support and unrivalled screening and presentation capabilities. The venue enjoys great public transport links via Waterloo Station.


A well-proportioned screening room with a stage, NFT2 is a stunning space for up to 125 guests, that is ideal for a panel discussion, private screening, training day, workshop, seminar or product launch. All AV is included in the hire fee. You'll have access to your own Event Coordinator, who will liaise with our expert technical team to ensure your event goes off without a hitch. Adjacent to NFT2 is the Atrium, which can be used as a breakout space to ensure full day events can be catered and delegates can stretch their legs during a break in play, without having to travel too far.


One of the BFI Southbank's most popular venues for business events, NFT3 offers 134 comfortable raked theatre seating and a large presentation space in front of the screen that makes it ideal to host a conference, panel discussion, press launch, seminar, training, product launch or business event. The large screen creates a vibrant and dynamic backdrop that is great for branding or showcasing a slick presentation that can really enhance the impact of your event. All AV is included in the venue hire and you will have a dedicated technical team to ensure that your event runs without a hitch.


The Studio is the perfect choice for smaller scale meetings, training, private premiere or screening event. Seating 38 guests in total, the space is ideal for events where a big screen will make a big impact. Like all the BFI Southbank's auditoria, the Studio enjoys exceptional AV and presentation capabilities - all included in the venue hire price - and our technical support team will help ensure your event runs smoothly. The Studio can be paired with a number of stylish reception spaces to entertain your guests making a top choice for a private screening in London.


With its impressive waterfront location, atmospheric bar and daylight flooded interiors, the Riverfront restaurant and Balcony Bar is the perfect place to host your delegates for a welcome breakfast or an evening networking cocktail. The space can be combined with an al fresco terrace that overlooks iconic London sights and the Thames, making it a unique location to host the networking portion of your business event, meeting or conference. The Riverfront can be booked together with any of the BFI Southbank's other inspiring venues and enjoys great transport links via Waterloo Station.


A bright, contemporary, versatile space, the Blue Room at the BFI Southbank is the perfect choice for hosting your conference, product launch, exhibition, seminar, workshop or meeting. The flexible space can be set up to suit your needs and can take from 60-100 seated guests, to up to 250 at a networking reception. The Blue Room has access to a private bar and a host of hospitality options via our in-house caterers Benugo. AV equipment is included in the venue hire, making it a great choice for trainings and company off-site events. Waterloo Station offers easy public transport links.


This bright, contemporary space at the BFI Southbank with its stylish bar and creative decor celebrating moments of movie magic is a great venue for a glamourous Christmas party, cocktail reception, networking event or staff party. The space can accommodate 60 to 300 guests. The Drawing Room hidden behind a bookcase is another unusual space that is sure to surprise your guests with its cool speakeasy vibe. Our in-house catering team can create a menu and cocktails to suit a theme and ensure your guests enjoy a truly memorable event. Nearby Waterloo Station offers public transport links.

About BFI Southbank


BFI Southbank is one of the coolest spaces in London with an incredible cinematic heritage.

Comprising 4 auditoria and stylish reception spaces, including a riverside restaurant and bar and the capacity for a full venue takeover, BFI Southbank can cater for your Awards Show, Conference, Screening, Launch Event and Exhibitions of all sizes.

This landmark venue enjoys an impressive riverside location and great transport connections across London via the nearby Waterloo Station.

Host your next event with us and let your guests soak in the atmosphere of the UK's incredible cinematic history.