IMAX Auditorium at BFI IMAX

1 charlie chaplin Walk, 1, London, SE1 8XR Show map
Waterloo Station (200 yd)
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Safety rules may apply in this venue
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Restaurants are limited to takeaway only
Wedding are limited to 6 only
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About this space

The luxury auditorium, which sits 498 people, is regularly used for product launches, conferences, private screenings and major events, and is the ideal venue for businesses looking to make a statement.

With state of the art technology, events can benefit from displaying content on the largest IMAX screen in the UK to captivate their audience, leaving a memorable lasting impression. We have the additional ability to broadcast further afield with live satellite link ups, so events can broaden their horizons and reach audiences around the world.


Capacity

Theatre
up to 498

Event offers and packages

Package per person

All AV on-site is included in the hire - Screen/Projector, PA System & microphones, including a Lectern & Lectern mic. Our staff will assist with on-screen content & basic presentations can usually be managed in-house.

Also includes branding opportunities - we have wall projectors in the 1st floor foyer & on staircase, digital screens & poster boards on 1st floor foyer which are all included in the hire cost.

Prices

Monday
8:30 – 23:00
from £4800–£12000 hire fee
Per morning
8:30 – 12:00
from £4800 hire fee
Per day
8:30 – 17:00
from £10000 hire fee
Per evening
17:00 – 23:00
from £12000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a dynamic price range based on the planned film content which means some dates will have a higher rate applicable - we can guide you to the most suitable dates to match your required budget.
We offer all inclusive packages for private screenings - on blockbuster film releases we have a minimum spend on food & beverage

Cinema refreshments are priced from the below:
Tea/Coffee + Pastries - £3.50 + VAT each
Pre-packaged Small Bag Popcorn (60g) - £1.46 + VAT
Bottle Water (500ml Still) - £1.00 + VAT
Water/Popcorn combo - £2.25 + VAT
Flavoured Popcorn - £1.67 + VAT
Bag of Sweets - £1.79 + VAT
Single Serve Wine - £3.33 + VAT
Beer - £2.71 + VAT

Catering packages from
£17 + VAT for full catered breakfast
£11 + VAT catered lunch
£11.75 + VAT canape receptions
Tuesday
8:30 – 23:00
from £4800–£12000 hire fee
Per morning
8:30 – 12:00
from £4800 hire fee
Per day
8:30 – 17:00
from £10000 hire fee
Per evening
17:00 – 23:00
from £12000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a dynamic price range based on the planned film content which means some dates will have a higher rate applicable - we can guide you to the most suitable dates to match your required budget.
We offer all inclusive packages for private screenings - on blockbuster film releases we have a minimum spend on food & beverage

Cinema refreshments are priced from the below:
Tea/Coffee + Pastries - £3.50 + VAT each
Pre-packaged Small Bag Popcorn (60g) - £1.46 + VAT
Bottle Water (500ml Still) - £1.00 + VAT
Water/Popcorn combo - £2.25 + VAT
Flavoured Popcorn - £1.67 + VAT
Bag of Sweets - £1.79 + VAT
Single Serve Wine - £3.33 + VAT
Beer - £2.71 + VAT

Catering packages from
£17 + VAT for full catered breakfast
£11 + VAT catered lunch
£11.75 + VAT canape receptions
Wednesday
8:30 – 23:00
from £4800–£12000 hire fee
Per morning
8:30 – 12:00
from £4800 hire fee
Per day
8:30 – 17:00
from £10000 hire fee
Per evening
17:00 – 23:00
from £12000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a dynamic price range based on the planned film content which means some dates will have a higher rate applicable - we can guide you to the most suitable dates to match your required budget.
We offer all inclusive packages for private screenings - on blockbuster film releases we have a minimum spend on food & beverage

Cinema refreshments are priced from the below:
Tea/Coffee + Pastries - £3.50 + VAT each
Pre-packaged Small Bag Popcorn (60g) - £1.46 + VAT
Bottle Water (500ml Still) - £1.00 + VAT
Water/Popcorn combo - £2.25 + VAT
Flavoured Popcorn - £1.67 + VAT
Bag of Sweets - £1.79 + VAT
Single Serve Wine - £3.33 + VAT
Beer - £2.71 + VAT

Catering packages from
£17 + VAT for full catered breakfast
£11 + VAT catered lunch
£11.75 + VAT canape receptions
Thursday
8:30 – 23:00
from £4800–£12000 hire fee
Per morning
8:30 – 12:00
from £4800 hire fee
Per day
8:30 – 17:00
from £10000 hire fee
Per evening
17:00 – 23:00
from £12000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a dynamic price range based on the planned film content which means some dates will have a higher rate applicable - we can guide you to the most suitable dates to match your required budget.
We offer all inclusive packages for private screenings - on blockbuster film releases we have a minimum spend on food & beverage

Cinema refreshments are priced from the below:
Tea/Coffee + Pastries - £3.50 + VAT each
Pre-packaged Small Bag Popcorn (60g) - £1.46 + VAT
Bottle Water (500ml Still) - £1.00 + VAT
Water/Popcorn combo - £2.25 + VAT
Flavoured Popcorn - £1.67 + VAT
Bag of Sweets - £1.79 + VAT
Single Serve Wine - £3.33 + VAT
Beer - £2.71 + VAT

Catering packages from
£17 + VAT for full catered breakfast
£11 + VAT catered lunch
£11.75 + VAT canape receptions
Friday
8:30 – 23:00
from £4800–£12000 hire fee
Per morning
8:30 – 12:00
from £4800 hire fee
Per day
8:30 – 17:00
from £10000 hire fee
Per evening
17:00 – 23:00
from £12000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a dynamic price range based on the planned film content which means some dates will have a higher rate applicable - we can guide you to the most suitable dates to match your required budget.
We offer all inclusive packages for private screenings - on blockbuster film releases we have a minimum spend on food & beverage

Cinema refreshments are priced from the below:
Tea/Coffee + Pastries - £3.50 + VAT each
Pre-packaged Small Bag Popcorn (60g) - £1.46 + VAT
Bottle Water (500ml Still) - £1.00 + VAT
Water/Popcorn combo - £2.25 + VAT
Flavoured Popcorn - £1.67 + VAT
Bag of Sweets - £1.79 + VAT
Single Serve Wine - £3.33 + VAT
Beer - £2.71 + VAT

Catering packages from
£17 + VAT for full catered breakfast
£11 + VAT catered lunch
£11.75 + VAT canape receptions
Saturday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a dynamic price range based on the planned film content which means some dates will have a higher rate applicable - we can guide you to the most suitable dates to match your required budget.
We offer all inclusive packages for private screenings - on blockbuster film releases we have a minimum spend on food & beverage

Cinema refreshments are priced from the below:
Tea/Coffee + Pastries - £3.50 + VAT each
Pre-packaged Small Bag Popcorn (60g) - £1.46 + VAT
Bottle Water (500ml Still) - £1.00 + VAT
Water/Popcorn combo - £2.25 + VAT
Flavoured Popcorn - £1.67 + VAT
Bag of Sweets - £1.79 + VAT
Single Serve Wine - £3.33 + VAT
Beer - £2.71 + VAT

Catering packages from
£17 + VAT for full catered breakfast
£11 + VAT catered lunch
£11.75 + VAT canape receptions
Sunday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a dynamic price range based on the planned film content which means some dates will have a higher rate applicable - we can guide you to the most suitable dates to match your required budget.
We offer all inclusive packages for private screenings - on blockbuster film releases we have a minimum spend on food & beverage

Cinema refreshments are priced from the below:
Tea/Coffee + Pastries - £3.50 + VAT each
Pre-packaged Small Bag Popcorn (60g) - £1.46 + VAT
Bottle Water (500ml Still) - £1.00 + VAT
Water/Popcorn combo - £2.25 + VAT
Flavoured Popcorn - £1.67 + VAT
Bag of Sweets - £1.79 + VAT
Single Serve Wine - £3.33 + VAT
Beer - £2.71 + VAT

Catering packages from
£17 + VAT for full catered breakfast
£11 + VAT catered lunch
£11.75 + VAT canape receptions

Cancellation policy

Other

The venue has not provided a cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.


Catering and drinks

In-house catering
Approved caterers only
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Air conditioning
Storage space
PA & Microphones, Lectern & Mic
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

PA system / music speakers available
Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Rules of the space

We are very careful with our preferred suppliers list for Staging, AV & catering.
This allows us to ensure a high-quality and consistent service across all the events we host on-site, from morning meetings to full awards shows or Film premiere events, as well as protective our specialised equipment and unique nature of the building.


About BFI IMAX

The BFI IMAX® offers a one of a kind, memorable experience. At more than 20 metres high and 26 metres wide, the BFI IMAX® is the biggest cinema screen in the UK, giving audiences a genuinely unique experience with a huge impact.

The BFI IMAX® is fully customisable, from the colour of the lights to the posters in the cases, so you can turn one of London’s most iconic and accessible venues into your own, branded venue.

Perfectly located outside Waterloo station, the venue is extremely accessible using any form of transport from National Rail, London Underground, Bus or car. Making it very easy to bring attendees together for events, also benefiting from no restrictions for any accessible requirements.

See a virtual 3D tour of this incredible venue below:
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