Here are some of the trendiest venues in London, ideal if you are looking to host a screening.
West Central Studio is a contemporary blank canvas of sorts, able to accommodate many different event styles, including a screening. The ultra-slick, minimalist interior brings a modern edge, whilst the daylight and blackout options mean you have control over the lighting to suit the desired mood and to ensure everyone has a clear view. With an intimate capacity of just 50, it’s well suited to smaller scale screenings, and the close proximity to Holborn and Covent Garden stations is sure to come in handy when getting to and from the event.
The Forge is a great choice if you want to bring a more laidback, relaxed approach to the event, with the quirky interior sure to bring a smile to people’s faces. The furniture is colourful, comfortable and charmingly mismatched, creating a sense of fun, and the bold artwork that covers the wall is sure to be an ice breaker. With plenty of natural light, good nearby transport links – including Camden Town and Mornington Crescent stations – and a kitchen & bar to hand for any food and drinks, this is another highly flexible and practical venue choice.
The Saw Holborn was named London Building of the Year by the Royal Institute of British Architects, a title it wears proudly. Throughout the building there are several modern, flexible spaces on offer which come as blank canvases, allowing you to utilise them and kit them out as you see fit for your particular event. With capacities ranging anywhere between 10 and 1000, it really is a great choice no matter the scale of your screening, with the broad selection of tube and train stations in the surrounding area ensuring that guests can reach you from far and wide.
The London EDITION Basement is well worth considering if the venue you are after is one that brings with it a sense of presence and atmosphere. This eclectic venue boasts custom lighting designed by Patrick Woodroffe, a cutting-edge sound system and even a fully-stocked bar, ensuring there are plenty of refreshments to hand. Room hire starts from £2000 and there is a maximum capacity of 220. As for getting there, Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road tube stations can both be reached in just 6 minutes each, keeping you well connected to the rest of London.