About this space
NFT1 is our largest auditorium and has played host to some incredible moments in cinema history.
Offering maximum comfort and style, NFT1 is superbly equipped to the highest standard with projection and sound facilities, comfortable reclining raked seating and a large stage.
NFT1 is the perfect venue for major premieres, conferences, away days, launches or presentations.
All AV within NFT1 is yours to use as part of your hire fee, and you will also be provided with a Technician and an Event Coordinator to ensure your event goes smoothly.
Over the years, the BFI has served as a preferred partner for staging events for leading corporate, tech, automotive and entertainment brands.
Our professional and dedicated team are always on hand to help you create a successful and memorable event no matter what the format – their high calibre service and flawless delivery is the prime reason why many companies repeatedly rebook our spaces to host their most high-profile events.
As a venue hire client, you can avail of immense flexibility with the branding of our spaces. Previous clients have visually transformed the physical space to the full extent possible using brand-coordinated lighting effects, poster and digital displays, wraps and vinyling, personalised entrances and a red carpet welcome – making sure your brand is fully integrated into this iconic venue ensures your event is impressive and impactful.
Events at NFT1 can be booked with other inspirational social spaces within the BFI Southbank such as the Blue Room or the Riverfront restaurant and Balcony Bar - you can host a welcome breakfast for your delegates or let them kick back with a glamourous evening cocktail reception.
All venues at the BFI Southbank benefit from superb accessibility to major public transport links via the nearby Waterloo Station.
Alcohol licence until 23:00