Our favourite exhibition spaces in London

If you want your next art show to be the “Exhibition to see in London this weekend” then you’re going to need the right space. You gotta curate the atmosphere just as you’ve curated your sculptures/paintings/interpretive mime artists.

Exhibition spaces are often really flexible venues – offering lots of light, blank walls and interesting architecture – so they’re not limited to arts events.

There are loads of great spaces to host design and art exhibitions, depending on the number of guests you’re expecting and the area of London you’d like to be in. East and South London are well known for its artists (and reasonable prices) but areas like Soho or Fitzrovia have amazing footfall that could make potentially higher costs well worth it.

Here are some of the best exhibition spaces to hire in London:

15 Bateman Street

15 Bateman StreetLocation: Oxford Circus
Capacity: 200 standing, 60 seated
Check it out: 15 Bateman Street

The Gallery

The GalleryLocation: Brondesbury
Capacity: 180 standing, 30 seated
Check it out: The Gallery


36NLocation: Fitzrovia
Capacity: 200 standing
Check it out: 36N

Altitude Skyloft

Altitude SkyloftLocation: Millbank
Capacity: 550 standing, 250 seated
Check it out: Altitude Skyloft

AMP Studios

AMP StudiosLocation: Peckham
Capacity: 300 standing, 100 seated
Check it out: AMP Studios

Arcola Theatre

Arcola TheatreLocation: Dalston
Capacity: 100 standing, 197 seated
Check it out: Arcola Theatre

Cafe Miami

Cafe MiamiLocation: Hackney
Capacity: 60 standing, 30 seated
Check it out: Cafe Miami

Canvas Knightsbridge

Canvas KnightsbridgeLocation: Knightsbridge
Capacity: 200 standing, 90 seated
Check it out: Canvas Knightsbridge

Clerkenwell and Social

Clerkenwell and SocialLocation: Barbican
Capacity: 250 standing, 50 seated
Check it out: Clerkenwell and Social

Green Rooms Arts Hotel

Green Rooms Arts HotelLocation: Bounds Green
Capacity: 100 standing, 60 seated
Check it out: Green Rooms Arts Hotel


HangarLocation: London Fields
Capacity: 720 standing, 400 seated
Check it out: Hangar

Hoxton Docks

Hoxton Docks - Canvas EventsLocation: Bethnal Green
Capacity: 700 standing, 250 seated
Check it out: Hoxton Docks

Olympia London

Olympia LondonLocation: Kensington
Capacity: 2500 standing, 1500 seated
Check it out: Olympia London

StolenSpace Gallery

StolenSpace GalleryLocation: Aldgate
Capacity: 160 standing, 100 seated
Check it out: StolenSpace Gallery

Whitfield Street Space

Whitfield Street SpaceLocation: Fitzrovia
Capacity: 200 standing, 120 seated
Check it out: Whitfield Street Space

Wembley Park

Wembley ParkLocation: Wembley
Capacity: 1200 standing, 250 seated
Check it out: Wembley Park

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