LSO St Luke’s Venue Hire EC1
LSO St Luke’s is a fully-converted and restored 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church just to the north of the City on Old Street. The venue offers striking, stylish and flexible event space in a prime location.
Main space, the Jerwood Hall, fills the main body of the building. The hall has been converted and still features elements of the building’s original design. Original stonework and the magnificent east window create an unforgettable atmosphere, flooding the space with natural light.
In addition, the Clore Rooms at LSO St Luke’s provide ideal breakout spaces for more intimate meetings. The Café is located within the reconstructed crypt and is also suitable as a breakout area which can accommodate up to 150 standing guests (80 seated) for smaller receptions.
LSO St Luke’s boasts fully integrated sound and lighting systems – you can even light the spire or have your company name projected on the side of the building!
The building is home to the London Symphony Orchestra’s community and music education programme – LSO Discovery. LSO St Luke’s is the UK’s foremost orchestral musical education centre.Packages
LSO St Luke’s combination of artful external restoration and innovative interior design within LSO St Luke’s has created a distinctive central space that accommodates a broad spectrum of events.
Multi-purpose facilities include flexible staging and seating for up to 414 people at ground level, including 98 in an attractive balcony. As an established rehearsal, chamber recital, world music and pop/rock concert venue, the Jerwood Hall is intimate, inspiring and extremely comfortable. The space is ideal for meetings and conferences for up to 250 people, presenting an attractive package to event managers and delegates alike.
The seating and staging within this stunning heritage setting can be cleared to open the floor area for prestigious entertainment and hospitality events with capacities of up to 220 for dining and 425 for standing receptions. The dimensions of floor are 21m x 19.5m and with the Crypt Café available for pre-dinner drinks receptions for up to 150 guests, the Centre offers the opportunity to create a genuinely exclusive event.
The original interior brickwork has been retained and the acoustic banners that flank the walls and ceiling are designed to provide maximum versatility. Glazed windows ensure that the space is soundproof and enhanced by natural daylight, while electronic blinds provide black-out for atmospheric events and those involving projection or multi-media presentations.
LSO St Luke’s has an excellent communications infrastructure and in-house sound system to suit most event requirements as well as flexible, dimmable, house- and production lighting. The Jerwood Hall is ideal for recording, filming and broadcasting and is used regularly by symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, vocal groups, solo artists and bands. The building is fully accessible with step-free loading into each level.
Flexible contemporary spaces
An impressive and stylish building in the heart of central London, LSO St Luke’s offers flexible contemporary spaces to hire for arts, corporate and private events.
Located on Old Street, at the heart of the City, LSO St Luke’s is arguably one of the most striking event spaces in London. With its blend of 18th-century architecture and contemporary features, this Grade I-listed church creates a beautiful setting for any event. From award ceremonies and wedding receptions to conferences, dinners and standing functions, the Jerwood Hall is a highly versatile space able to accommodate up to 450 guests. At LSO St Luke’s, our team will ensure your event runs smoothly from beginning to end.
Christmas at the home of the world-class London Symphony Orchestra will be subtly styled, drawing on the venue’s natural historical appeal. Conveniently located on Old Street, LSO St Luke’s is a stunning building in which commanding 18th-century architecture meets sensitive contemporary restoration.
The central Jerwood Hall can accommodate up to 220 guests for seated dinners or as many as 425 for standing events with canapes and bowl food. Our flavoursome, seasonal and regional menus promise to pack a punch, and the packages priced from £82 per person include venue hire, festive styling, cloakroom, security, DJ, disco and dance floor.
Building on eight years of successful event delivery, the partnership between the LSO’s impressive music education centre and award-winning caterers Moving Venue by Smart sees the two organisations come together to make this Grade I listed venue available for upscale Christmas events.