Restored Victorian arches and brickwork are now home to some of the coolest venues the city has to offer, from uber-chic club and music venues through fashionable pubs and restaurants, from Vauxhall to Hoxton and East London, you need look no further for your Railway arch venue space.
Strand, Central London
The Vaults at RSA House are ideal for large standing receptions, unique celebrations and evening parties. Originally designed as river-front warehouses, these fully restored Vaults offer a striking contrast to the splendour of the rooms above. The Durham Street Auditorium is a purpose built theatre ideal for screenings, conferences and meeting. It was built on the last remaining stretch of 18th century cobbled roadway which was part of a tunnel beneath the House leading down to the Thames. The DSA can accommodate up to 70 people. The RSA is an enlightenment organisation that seeks to understand and enhance human potential located in the heart of the West End. Throughout its history, the RSA has extended a welcome to others looking for a place to discuss their ideas. This tradition continues, with the Great Room, Durham Street Auditorium and Benjamin Franklin Room and our more intimate rooms providing the perfect backdrop to dinners, conferences and workshops. Recently awarded Best Historic Venue or Livery Hall at the London Venue Awards, 2018.
Omeara is an ode to the late night escapade, inspired by the undiscovered haunts of Central America. The bar serves an array of cocktails, craft beers and wine – with our unparalleled collection of tequila leading the charge. Street food vendors directly next door can provide amazing events catering and the space has a very impressive late license. Included in the hire is the main bar downstairs as well as mezzanine bar, terrace & Omeara Live (our state of the art music venue). If you're looking for more space then The Siding can be tagged on brining capacity to 750.
Situated in the Railway Arches of Bethnal Green, our unique Restaurant on Paradise Row consists of a Terrace, Restaurant and Mezzanine Private Dining Room, making it the perfect space for every event. You can choose from Dinner in our Private Dining Room to a drinks reception on the Terrace in the sunshine or a full venue exclusive. Located minutes from Bethnal Green tube station makes it the ideal location in the heart of East London
Starting from £700 per hourIdeal for Corporate events, Launches, Corporate Parties and Dinners.Our flagship site, Spiritland Royal Festival Hall is a 180-seat bar and restaurant – an early-morning to late-night celebration of food, drink and music at the ground floor of Royal Festival Hall, within Europe’s largest centre for the arts.From an open kitchen with imposing grill, the team serve a bold, international menu of entrees,sharing plates and classic favourites, complemented by a 110-strong wine list and ever-changing cocktail menu. Bespoke velvet curtains, marble bar and rounded booths upholstered in leather all enhance the world-class offering of food, drink and music across genres on the unique Spiritland sound system. Our team are capable of overseeing your event from start to finish. We can supply menus, drinks of all varieties, artistic talent and much more. Our technical team can record and film talks, stream podcasts or handle anything else you can imagine. From relaxed dining to hedonistic dancing, we can ensure your guests are thoroughly welcomed at our venues. WHAT WE DO • AFTER PARTIES • LISTENING PARTIES • ALBUM PLAYBACK • PRIVATE SCREENINGS • INDUSTRY LAUNCHES • RADIO RECORDING / BROADCAST • PODCAST RECORDING / BROADCAST • FILM / VIDEO SHOOTS BROADCAST • Q&A SETUP • AFTER SHOW PARTIES • CHRISTMAS PARTIES • PRODUCT LAUNCHES SHOWCASES • FILMING • PHOTO SHOOTS • TEAM NIGHTS OUT
Two railway arches with a 850 capacity venue in the heart of Hackney. An outstanding versatile event space. The venue as a whole consists of; The largest covered terrace in Hackney Central alongside a beautiful garden, 10 m cocktail bar and full fitted kitchen with a 450 capacity. A blank canvas space under the arch, equipped with a Funktion One Sound System, ambient lighting and a 10 m cocktail bar. Our venue makes for an extraordinary and unique space, perfect for: Drink receptions, Wedding celebrations, Summer & Christmas parties, Corporate celebrations, Networking events, Brand activations & product launches, Talks & presentations, Theater & comedy, Live music, Creative, Film & photo shoots
*Please note - the venue will be going through renovations in December 2019 and January 2020 to return to a blank canvas ARCH 29 offers contemporary and innovative space for events. With 2,840 sq. feet spread across the ground and mezzanine floor, the arch is perfect for a wide range of functions such as product launch,talks, screenings, corporate events and more. The venue is available for Dry Hire and provided without any extra features – This is a great option for organisers who want a fabulous location while controlling every aspect of their event from business to catering. The Venue is centrally located with great transport links from Southwark station, Waterloo station, London bridge, Blackfriars and Elephant and Castle. Total capacity for the venue cannot exceed 150. Total capacity standing: 75 (ground floor) / 75 (mezzanine) Total capacity seated: Theatre 50 / Cabaret 40 (mezzanine) Theatre 50 / Cabaret 40 (ground floor) Late events: Evening events must conclude by 11pm Monday -Saturday and by 10pm on Sundays due to residential properties in the vicinity
Venue only, full or self-service bar, reception or full dinner catering are all available. Lots of daylight in the open mezzanine. Seating can be re-arranged as per needs. Decorations are allowed.
26 Leake Street is a raw, unique and multi-purpose space underneath Waterloo Station. Arches 1 and 2 offer a cmbined footprint of over 4,000 square feet. The imposing arches and revealed brickwork create a stunning blank canvas for experiental events.
City, Tower Hill
The Ivory Vaults is an exclusive location situated within the historic vaulted cellars of the Grade II listed Ivory House at St Katharine Docks. The 200 year old historic structure exudes charm and individuality, perfect for a bespoke event unique to your company. Nestled between the Tower of London and Tower Bridge, this grand venue is perfectly situated for private party, corporate event, drinks reception or private dining. Private packages are designed for groups of 100 – 450 guests. The 10,000 sq ft venue is also available as a dry hire option. We have a selection of themed events to choose from, such as Masquerade Ball, Embargo, Medieval Banquet and Alice in Wonderland. If you don’t find what you are looking for we are more than happy to discuss a bespoke themed option of your choice. Our on-site events and theatrical production team are experienced in delivering interactive and memorable events to a wide range of clientele. ***** We're pleased to introduce a new and exciting edition to our themed events portfolio - Music Quiz. Our 'classic' pub quiz is a great combo of team activity and dining and is already very popular for groups of 80 - 250. During Music Quiz nights, the quizmaster uses the live band to deliver the questions. We've recently partnered with a live band to add some variety. If you'd like more details on prices and packages we offer, please contact us.
is East London’s most exciting event space! Nestled under two railway arches, the space also boasts a sun soaked courtyard perfect for welcome receptions and BBQs. It is a unique and charming space, perfect for promoted events, private parties, weddings, corporate functions and team building days. allows for versatility, being a space that can be dressed creatively, allowing organisers to fully maximise the individual aesthetic and feel of their event. Each arch has a standing capacity of 250 guests and you may hire one or both arches depending on the size of your event. Furthermore the venue also boasts a fully functional kitchen, state of the art sound systems and event coordination. Our very own brewery is just across the road and we also offer brewery tours and masterclasses to add an extra dynamic to your event!
Kachette main room dry hire from £3,500 (+VAT) or two room dry hire from £5,000 (+VAT). Kachette is a unique and historic East London event venue housed in the original ticket hall of Shoreditch Station which operated from 1865 to 1940. The popular railway arch event space is located on Old Street, one of the busiest most vibrant streets in Shoreditch. The main room Arch 1 can be hired exclusively or hire the whole venue for larger two room events. GET IN TOUCH TO HIRE KACHETTE FOR YOUR CORPORATE OR PRIVATE EVENT. *KACHETTE IS NOT LICENSED FOR CLUB NIGHTS* Corporate events: Hire for award ceremonies, brand launches, Christmas parties, conferences, corporate receptions, drinks receptions, experiential events, fashion shows, product launches, networking events, pop-ups and more. Clients include: Adidas, Coca Cola, FIFA, Google, Hendrick's Gin, Instagram, Kanye West, London Fashion Week, Nike, Playstation, Spotify, Supreme, Tesco and Vice. Private events: Hire for birthday parties, bar & bat mitzvahs, Christmas parties and weddings. Included in venue hire fee: Venue hire from 10am until midnight (late license / TENS available for an additional fee) Arch 1, a 1,600 sq ft studio Arch 2, a 1,400 sq ft studio Duty manager PA System in Arch 1 & 2 100Mb dedicated fibre internet service (symmetrical) Air Conditioning Basic lighting Cloakroom facilities Production office Post event cleaning
The Underdog London is a unique art and music bar and event space based in the Bermondsey Street area of London Bridge, a 2 minute walk from London Bridge station. We are fully licensed and are available to hire for art exhibitions, private parties, film and photo shoots, weddings, receptions, corporate events, conferences, product launches, and live music gigs. We can supply a full PA/sound system, a fully stocked and staffed bar with professional security and catering. We are housed in one of the last original arches in London Bridge and so truly have a unique canvas which can be used creatively for most events.
The Bike Shed is Shoreditch's newest unique venue, boasting four large redeveloped Railway Arches spanning 12000sqft with a 30m private road. All arches have been renovated to the highest standard, whilst keeping original features & providing a blank canvas for private events. Available for dry hire are arches 3 & 4; each have underfloor heating, shiny concrete floors and multiple 3 phase power feeds. Perfect for product launches, shoots, private parties, music videos, fashion shows and more. Features: - J-rail Hanging system - Motorised truss system - Underfloor heating - Hot & cold water points - No corkage fee - External caterers welcome
Peckham Springs is a hidden gem in the heart of South London. The venue features two bars, an extensive and fully heated winter garden, a seating space where guests can take advantage of the carefully crafted selection of cocktails, an intimate performance space and an art gallery. The spaces are available for hire separately or as a whole. All spaces are blank canvases which give you the opportunity to make them unique. Our events team will be on hands all along the way from the very beginning until the day of your event to make sure it is one to remember.
Something special is coming to Clapham in October. Open to all for love of good music and performance. For glist, brunch, club table reservations & private hire hit the contact button Lose your inhibitions and dance like everybody is watching.....
A purpose built live music venue and nightclub in a converted Victorian railway arch right next to Cambridge Heath Overground station in Bethnal Green. The space covers 2400 sq ft and is much bigger than it looks in these photos. Fully equipped with industry standard PA, monitors, back line, lights, projector and smoke machine - the venue is a perfect place for a party. Many of London's biggest promoters like Parallel Lines, Bird on The Wire and Serious use the space. Recently James Blake booked the venue to host his birthday party. Not only can we host your event but we can also help with booking live music and DJ's as industry rates. Our usual arrangement is a small fee with an agreed bar minimum. This will vary depending on the date and length of your party. The space is also perfect for film screenings, music videos, photo shoots and classes. The 5m arches and tucked away/secret location create a unique environment. Many people say the venue strikes a perfect balance between a warehouse feel and bar ...it's edgy/raw but comfortable and cosy at the same time. We are happy to show you around any time and look forward to working with you.
What to hold a themed party? Then why not say wasssup with a 90’s theme? It’s simple to achieve, great fun, and something that everyone will be eager to get involved in. It’s time to brush off those boyband posters, find your old Walkman, and take a step back in time for a totally radical party idea.
When you’re organising a 90’s themed party, people are going to expect a lot. They don’t want a half-hearted attempt, they want all or nothing. That’s why you need to let all of your guests know about the theme well in advance, and why you need to do it in true 90’s style. One of the best ways to do this is with hand-made invitations. Bright, catchy, and with a picture of your favourite boyband on the front, you can even personalise them for each of your invitees. It not only helps to set the tone for your event, people are much more likely to be interested in going if they have a physical invite to look at.
There’s no party without a venue to knock everyone’s socks off, which is why you need to get on the hunt early for one that will suit your radical theme. There are plenty of bars and pubs about that will be more than happy to play your throwback playlist and let you all a bit of décor. If you want something that really screams 90’s night out however, why not consider one of the railway arch venues for hire in London? Massively popular spots for hosting underground clubs, they’ve made something of a resurgence now. With a whole range of different styles and décor available, it’s amazing what people have done with them. If you’re looking to bring in an added nostalgia factor to your party, then a railway arch venue might be just the way to go.
This is the main one when it comes to themed parties. You might have the venue, and you might have the right playlist, but unless there’s a little bit of additional décor that has people reminiscing about the 90’s, then your party might end up falling a little flat. Luckily, decorations for this theme are easy. We’re looking at plenty of neon, and a healthy dose of lava lamps throughout your venue. Realistically, you can have as much or as little decoration as you want, but try and think of a few things that are out of the box. You can use old cassette tapes as centrepieces and have some iconic movie posters on the wall. Décor for a themed party is generally always homemade, so you won’t need to break the bank with it.
Make Sure Everyone Dresses the Part
One part of a themed party that you can’t forget about is getting everyone who attends involved as well. Make some attempt at 90’s costume mandatory and give out prizes for the best dressed and the best tv/film costume. This will help to get people even more excited about your event as they’ll be putting a lot of effort into what they are going to wear on the big night. When everyone in the room is dressed to theme, this helps to cement the night in everybody’s mind as a 90’s night, not just a night out with some 90’s décor on the walls.
When hosting a party, it’s up to you to provide a certain level of entertainment for all of the guests who have turned up to enjoy themselves. It goes without saying you’re your DJ or playlist should be completely comprised of top 90’s tunes, and you can even have a call-out on social media for people to vote for their favourite tracks from that era. Sometimes however, a good party is about more than just the music. If you have some games consoles in one part of the room, then guests can play some classic Mariocart and other games, and you can even have a competition. Other classic party games from the 90’s are also a great idea, just make sure that they don’t take up too much of the floor space!
What’s a party without few signature drinks on the menu? The 1990’s was all about the cocktail, so by adding an Appletini and a Woo Woo to the menu, you’re already onto a winner. Going a bit further and experimenting with some classic 90’s flavours is also sure to be a hit. Capri Sun cocktail anyone? Of course, you should also have some nibbles available as well. The 90’s is famous for some of it’s eclectic sweets, so having some Fruit Salad and Frosties out on tables or in pic and mix bags will be hugely popular with all of your guests.
To have a successful party, you’ll need people to actually turn up. If you are having a private party, you won’t really need to promote anything except your choice of theme to your friends. If it is a ticketed event then you need to make sure that everyone knows when and where it’s happening, and how they can get a hold of a ticket before they all sell out. Social media is your friend when it comes to promoting a themed event, as it’s something that is sure to catch the attention of anyone who sees it. Make sure that you design a noticeable poster that people will instantly be intrigued by. This will help encourage everyone to stop scrolling and investigate what your event is all about when they see it.
Once you get started, you’ll soon find that there are some great ideas for 90’s themed parties out there. All you need to do, is make yours even better! All of your guests are sure to have a good time with this theme. It’s upbeat and sugar-filled, so what’s not to love?