Our main room is perfect for events – from conferences and launches to intimate dinners, parties and receptions, fashion shows, for filming and for exhibitions.
A fantastic 5000sqft blank canvas set in a beautiful former Victorian warehouse with many inspiring architectural features; from the huge void of the main atrium, with its ten metre high, glass panelled ceiling, to the fabulous Victorian brickwork of its 19th century vaults – a highly versatile and flexible space that can easily be adapted to suit virtually any need. It has a standing capacity of 700 and a seated capacity of up to 250.
WE CAN PROVIDE
- Professional event staff including front of house, production managers, technicians, etc.
- Truss, motor hoists, drapes and other rigging equipment
- Flexible, moveable staging
- Power - 3 phase (63 amp) & separate single phase (32 amp)
- Warm, natural daylight through skylights
- Event lighting rig, dimmers, cabling and console
- Industry standard microphones and sound accessories
- Late License
- Comprehensive production solutions
- Creative event consultancy
- Scissor lift and access equipment
- 50mb upload & download managed fibre optic Internet onsite, up to 100mb upon request
- Polished concrete flooring throughout
- Complete blackout facility
- State of the art D&B V Series PA including Midas Pro2 Digital Mixing Consoles
- Full bar service & portable bar structure
- Backstage artist dressing room / Production office
- A range of catering options to suit varying budgets
VILLAGE UNDERGROUND IS A SPACE FOR CREATIVITY & CULTURE IN THE HEART OF EAST LONDON
Our venue is a renovated turn-of-the-century warehouse ready for everything from concerts and club nights to exhibitions, theatre, live art and other performances, as well as being available for private hire.
Village Underground started in 2006, with the aim of building affordable studios for creative people who were struggling to get a foothold in London.
Four tube carriages and two shipping containers were converted into co-working spaces. A few months later, the perfect location was found: the top of an old railway viaduct in the middle of Shoreditch, East London. Great Eastern street was closed for the day and they were hoisted into position by crane. Next to the viaduct was an old Victorian warehouse which had been a coalstore for the railway but had fallen into disrepair. We put a roof on it, cleared out the rubbish, sandblasted the walls and laid down a floor to transform it into the venue that we have now. The main renovations took place over a year, just in time for opening in April 2007.