Live music and events hire

Islington Assembly Hall is one of London’s most exciting live music venues, with recent shows including Tom Odell, Laura Mvula, Foo Fighters, Carly Rae Jepsen, Roots Manuva, Hawkwind, Sam Smith, Alabama Shakes, Floating Points, Shakey Graves, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra as well as a reunion of The Kinks!

Our stunning art deco features, recent upgrades to sound and light, and excellent customer service combine to offer a unique experience to artists, promoters and gig-goers. The flexible space has a capacity of 890, made up of 672 standing downstairs and 218 seating/standing in the balcony.

For full details of packages and rates, please feel free to get in touch with us on 020 7527 8900 or assemblyhall@islington.gov.uk and your call / email will be passed on to the relevant member of the team. For our tech spec, and patch sheet and lighting plot, please click on the links below.

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Filming and photoshoot hire

Whether you’re looking to arrange a  photo shoot or film shoot, Islington Assembly Hall is a great setting. The original art deco features of the Grade II listed building offer a fantastic backdrop to your event.

Our helpful and experienced team are on hand from the moment you make an enquiry, through all stages of your booking with us, to ensure your event runs smoothly on the day. If you are interested in holding an event here, get in touch to find out more about what we can offer. Contact us on assemblyhall@islington.gov.uk or 020 7527 8900.

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Private hire including weddings

With its beautifully restored 1930s features, Islington Assembly Hall provides a stunning backdrop to your wedding or special event.

Whatever the occasion, we offer you the freedom and flexibility to use the suppliers of your choice – such as caterers and florists – to create an event that’s personal to you. We have a fully licensed bar with experienced and professional staff to provide your drinks from our extensive drinks list. To find out more about holding a dinner-dance or private party at Islington Assembly Hall, contact our helpful and experienced events team at assemblyhall@islington.gov.uk or on 020 7527 8900.

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Corporate hire

With seating for up to 170 people in cabaret-style and up to 430 in theatre-style (using the balcony), plus a wide range of equipment – including a five-metre projection screen – the flexible space accommodates a whole host of events.

Whether you’re looking to arrange a conference, photo shoot, film shoot, product launch, fair, awards ceremony, networking event or dinner-dance, Islington Assembly Hall is a great setting. The original art deco features of the Grade II listed building offer a fantastic backdrop to your event.

Our helpful and experienced team are on hand from the moment you make an enquiry, through all stages of your booking with us, to ensure your event runs smoothly on the day. If you are interested in holding an event here, get in touch to find out more about what we can offer. Contact us on assemblyhall@islington.gov.uk or 020 7527 8900.

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Community hire

Together with Islington Council Arts team, we are running a scheme offering eight Islington-based community organisations the chance to hire our stunning venue for five hours for free. The scheme is now closed for applications for eligible organisations that are interested in organising an event to take place here between July and September 2016. The scheme will reopen in May for applications for events to be held in January to March 2017, after which another four organisations will be awarded the free hire of the hall for their events. Available dates are limited to Mondays to Wednesdays, and other terms and conditions apply.

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