Whole Venue at The Old Finsbury Town Hall

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The Old Finsbury Town Hall, Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RP Show map
Angel Station (700 yd)

Nicola E.

Safety rules may apply in this venue
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Pre-booking food and drink venues is recommended
All entry to premises is controlled, and alcohol served to seated patrons only
Groups limited to 4 people unless from a single household
Wedding receptions are limited to 15 with table service only
Outdoor gatherings based on 2m social distance rule
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About this space

Set in Central London’s artistic Clerkenwell district, this versatile and unique event space exudes opulence and glamour. The venue has true character with its Art Nouveau vintage décor and chic ambience that brides and grooms, film companies and event organisers find magical.

If you wish to have your whole day here, seamlessly from ceremony through to your wedding breakfast, the ideal number of guests is 70 to 100. Although you can invite many more guests for the party in the evening.
The total standing reception capacity for the first floor (including the Great Hall, the Council Chamber and the Minor Hall) is 270. Maximum dinner seating stretches to 200 guests.


Capacity

Standing
up to 270
Dining
up to 200

Event offers and packages

Package per person

Included in the venue hire are PA systems with iPod connectivity. Keyboards are located in every room as well as a baby grande piano in the Great Hall, which you are welcome to use if you have an accomplished pianist to entertain your guests.

The full dry hire fee includes the following:

Staff included:
2 x security guards for up to 200 guests | House manager | Cloakroom attendant

Equipment Supplied:
• Ceremonial Carpet
• Cloakroom
• Banqueting chairs (additional tables and chairs may be hired to accommodate your seating plan, please discuss with your chosen caterer)
• 5ft round tables, 4ft round tables, trestle tables (subject to availability)
• 800W PA system in each room – you are welcome to use for speeches or use with an iPad /iPod or laptop is acceptable

Prices

Monday
Closed
Note: All prices include VAT.
The hire of The Old Finsbury Town Hall with exclusive access is £5,000 + VAT or dry hire at £6,000 + VAT. The booking runs from midday to midnight using the Great Hall and Council Chamber, as well as a back of house area and cloakroom.

50% deposit is required to secure the booking.
Our caterers have been hand-picked to accommodate your requirements at our venue. There is enough choice to suit all requirements and if you are looking for something out of the ordinary or just internationally challenging, we have no doubt that they would be inspired to design a bespoke menu to suit your event. Although we offer a dry hire option, we strongly recommend that you use their services including additional tables, chair hire and chair covers. Our caterers experience and knowledge will ensure you have a well set up and serviced event that runs smoothly.

Bar Set-up - should be negotiated with our recommended caterers.

Corkage - should you choose to supply your own alcohol a £4.50 + VAT corkage charge per person will incur.

Dry Hire - to supply your own alcohol and use your own caterers there is an additional fee of £1,000 + VAT to the £5,000 + VAT hire fee.

Left-over Items – please check with us if this is possible and collect as per agreement. Note that any items are left at your own risk. Storage of perishable items is not permitted under any circumstances.
Tuesday
Closed
Note: All prices include VAT.
The hire of The Old Finsbury Town Hall with exclusive access is £5,000 + VAT or dry hire at £6,000 + VAT. The booking runs from midday to midnight using the Great Hall and Council Chamber, as well as a back of house area and cloakroom.

50% deposit is required to secure the booking.
Our caterers have been hand-picked to accommodate your requirements at our venue. There is enough choice to suit all requirements and if you are looking for something out of the ordinary or just internationally challenging, we have no doubt that they would be inspired to design a bespoke menu to suit your event. Although we offer a dry hire option, we strongly recommend that you use their services including additional tables, chair hire and chair covers. Our caterers experience and knowledge will ensure you have a well set up and serviced event that runs smoothly.

Bar Set-up - should be negotiated with our recommended caterers.

Corkage - should you choose to supply your own alcohol a £4.50 + VAT corkage charge per person will incur.

Dry Hire - to supply your own alcohol and use your own caterers there is an additional fee of £1,000 + VAT to the £5,000 + VAT hire fee.

Left-over Items – please check with us if this is possible and collect as per agreement. Note that any items are left at your own risk. Storage of perishable items is not permitted under any circumstances.
Wednesday
Closed
Note: All prices include VAT.
The hire of The Old Finsbury Town Hall with exclusive access is £5,000 + VAT or dry hire at £6,000 + VAT. The booking runs from midday to midnight using the Great Hall and Council Chamber, as well as a back of house area and cloakroom.

50% deposit is required to secure the booking.
Our caterers have been hand-picked to accommodate your requirements at our venue. There is enough choice to suit all requirements and if you are looking for something out of the ordinary or just internationally challenging, we have no doubt that they would be inspired to design a bespoke menu to suit your event. Although we offer a dry hire option, we strongly recommend that you use their services including additional tables, chair hire and chair covers. Our caterers experience and knowledge will ensure you have a well set up and serviced event that runs smoothly.

Bar Set-up - should be negotiated with our recommended caterers.

Corkage - should you choose to supply your own alcohol a £4.50 + VAT corkage charge per person will incur.

Dry Hire - to supply your own alcohol and use your own caterers there is an additional fee of £1,000 + VAT to the £5,000 + VAT hire fee.

Left-over Items – please check with us if this is possible and collect as per agreement. Note that any items are left at your own risk. Storage of perishable items is not permitted under any circumstances.
Thursday
Closed
Note: All prices include VAT.
The hire of The Old Finsbury Town Hall with exclusive access is £5,000 + VAT or dry hire at £6,000 + VAT. The booking runs from midday to midnight using the Great Hall and Council Chamber, as well as a back of house area and cloakroom.

50% deposit is required to secure the booking.
Our caterers have been hand-picked to accommodate your requirements at our venue. There is enough choice to suit all requirements and if you are looking for something out of the ordinary or just internationally challenging, we have no doubt that they would be inspired to design a bespoke menu to suit your event. Although we offer a dry hire option, we strongly recommend that you use their services including additional tables, chair hire and chair covers. Our caterers experience and knowledge will ensure you have a well set up and serviced event that runs smoothly.

Bar Set-up - should be negotiated with our recommended caterers.

Corkage - should you choose to supply your own alcohol a £4.50 + VAT corkage charge per person will incur.

Dry Hire - to supply your own alcohol and use your own caterers there is an additional fee of £1,000 + VAT to the £5,000 + VAT hire fee.

Left-over Items – please check with us if this is possible and collect as per agreement. Note that any items are left at your own risk. Storage of perishable items is not permitted under any circumstances.
Friday
Closed
Note: All prices include VAT.
The hire of The Old Finsbury Town Hall with exclusive access is £5,000 + VAT or dry hire at £6,000 + VAT. The booking runs from midday to midnight using the Great Hall and Council Chamber, as well as a back of house area and cloakroom.

50% deposit is required to secure the booking.
Our caterers have been hand-picked to accommodate your requirements at our venue. There is enough choice to suit all requirements and if you are looking for something out of the ordinary or just internationally challenging, we have no doubt that they would be inspired to design a bespoke menu to suit your event. Although we offer a dry hire option, we strongly recommend that you use their services including additional tables, chair hire and chair covers. Our caterers experience and knowledge will ensure you have a well set up and serviced event that runs smoothly.

Bar Set-up - should be negotiated with our recommended caterers.

Corkage - should you choose to supply your own alcohol a £4.50 + VAT corkage charge per person will incur.

Dry Hire - to supply your own alcohol and use your own caterers there is an additional fee of £1,000 + VAT to the £5,000 + VAT hire fee.

Left-over Items – please check with us if this is possible and collect as per agreement. Note that any items are left at your own risk. Storage of perishable items is not permitted under any circumstances.
Saturday
12:00 – 0:00
from £6000 hire fee
Per day
12:00 – 0:00
from £6000 hire fee
Note: All prices include VAT.
The hire of The Old Finsbury Town Hall with exclusive access is £5,000 + VAT or dry hire at £6,000 + VAT. The booking runs from midday to midnight using the Great Hall and Council Chamber, as well as a back of house area and cloakroom.

50% deposit is required to secure the booking.
Our caterers have been hand-picked to accommodate your requirements at our venue. There is enough choice to suit all requirements and if you are looking for something out of the ordinary or just internationally challenging, we have no doubt that they would be inspired to design a bespoke menu to suit your event. Although we offer a dry hire option, we strongly recommend that you use their services including additional tables, chair hire and chair covers. Our caterers experience and knowledge will ensure you have a well set up and serviced event that runs smoothly.

Bar Set-up - should be negotiated with our recommended caterers.

Corkage - should you choose to supply your own alcohol a £4.50 + VAT corkage charge per person will incur.

Dry Hire - to supply your own alcohol and use your own caterers there is an additional fee of £1,000 + VAT to the £5,000 + VAT hire fee.

Left-over Items – please check with us if this is possible and collect as per agreement. Note that any items are left at your own risk. Storage of perishable items is not permitted under any circumstances.
Sunday
12:00 – 0:00
from £6000 hire fee
Per day
12:00 – 0:00
from £6000 hire fee
Note: All prices include VAT.
The hire of The Old Finsbury Town Hall with exclusive access is £5,000 + VAT or dry hire at £6,000 + VAT. The booking runs from midday to midnight using the Great Hall and Council Chamber, as well as a back of house area and cloakroom.

50% deposit is required to secure the booking.
Our caterers have been hand-picked to accommodate your requirements at our venue. There is enough choice to suit all requirements and if you are looking for something out of the ordinary or just internationally challenging, we have no doubt that they would be inspired to design a bespoke menu to suit your event. Although we offer a dry hire option, we strongly recommend that you use their services including additional tables, chair hire and chair covers. Our caterers experience and knowledge will ensure you have a well set up and serviced event that runs smoothly.

Bar Set-up - should be negotiated with our recommended caterers.

Corkage - should you choose to supply your own alcohol a £4.50 + VAT corkage charge per person will incur.

Dry Hire - to supply your own alcohol and use your own caterers there is an additional fee of £1,000 + VAT to the £5,000 + VAT hire fee.

Left-over Items – please check with us if this is possible and collect as per agreement. Note that any items are left at your own risk. Storage of perishable items is not permitted under any circumstances.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation fee payable to the venue depending on the notice period:

  • 30+ days prior to the event Fee payable is 50% of total hire cost
  • Less than 30 days prior to the event Fee payable is 100% of total hire cost

Guest may move the event date of a confirmed booking to another date within 12 months from the original date, at no cost.


Catering and drinks

No in-house catering
Approved caterers only
External catering not allowed
Venue doesn’t provide alcohol
BYO alcohol allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Natural light
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Storage space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

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

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

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

Rules of the space

1. No candles or open flame
2. No helium balloons
3. Midnight Close - 23:30 bar closes | 23:40 last song | 23:45 lights up guests exit | 00:00 venue clear of guests
4. No perishables to be left overnight


Set in Central London’s artistic Clerkenwell district, this versatile and unique event space exudes opulence and glamour. The venue has true character with its Art Nouveau vintage décor and chic ambience that brides and grooms, film companies and event organisers find magical.

The Old Finsbury Town Hall is an inspiring, stunning and unique venue that will bring prestige and character to any event. Guests will sweep up the ornate staircase and be welcomed with drinks on the beautiful First Floor, its high ceilings, stained glass, antique mirrors and Clerkenwell Angel statuettes giving a feeling of grandeur and sense of occasion.

This versatile space is capable of hosting seated dinner-dances with beautifully set dining tables and attentive waiting staff, or alternatively, it can host standing receptions with cocktails, canapés and live food stations, with dancing later in the evening. The venue is flexible and adaptable to your requirements.

All profits generated from events organised at The Old Finsbury Town Hall go towards bursaries for the talented training at Urdang Academy.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from £5000
hire fee / per session
from £144
hire fee / per hour

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