Jason Scott About The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Located within Victoria House; The Bloomsbury Ballroom is London’s opulent art-deco 1920’s event space. Situated on Bloomsbury Square only a few minutes walk from the West End or the City with its exquisite neo-classical façade; The Bloomsbury Ballroom is ideally located for corporate events, award ceremonies, gala dinners, film shoots, bar mitzvahs, fashion shows and live music events. With capacities of 880 standing, 300 for a seated dinner, 500 theatre style and also being fully licensed for weddings we offer the versatility very rarely found in historic event spaces.

A wedding at The Bloomsbury Ballroom is a distinctive event; from the moment guests arrive outside the matchless facade of the listed building built in the 1920’s. Ushered through the doorways, guests enter the Crush bar, which creates a buzzing ambience from the word, go and coats are checked in through the original box offices, reinforcing the atmosphere of period charm.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I get married on site?

Yes, we have a full Wedding license for The Ballroom.  You just need to contact the Camden Council to arrange for a registrar to attend.

Do you have disabled access?

The Bloomsbury Ballroom has a disabled lift located at the front door and accessible toilets within the venue. The whole of the venue is accessible with the exception of the stage.

How does catering work?

The Bloomsbury Ballroom operates a list of preferred caterers at the venue, who we feel are perfect for all your event requirements; however if you have a caterer that you must work with then please speak to one of our team. Caterers are permitted to utilise the venue under a dry hire option.

Is there any parking on site?

No, sadly we do not have any parking on site, however we do have an underground car park (Secure Park Bloomsbury) directly opposite the front door. There are single yellow lines around the venue, these operate Monday to Saturday from 8.30am – 6.30pm, after which parking is free on these and all day on Sunday.

Is there natural daylight available in the venue?

The Main Ballroom has large windows on the right hand side that allow for natural daylight to stream in.  These windows also have black out blinds that can be lowered to create a darkened state.

Do you have security?

Security is included within your hire for all Wet Hires and this is arranged directly by the venue. On a Dry Hire the organiser must contract and invoice directly with our preferred security provider, Prevent Security.  No other security companies are permitted to work within the venue unless otherwise pre-arranged with your events manager.

Loading and unloading?

The Loading access to the venue is located on the corner of Bloomsbury Square and Vernon Place and is down a small flight of stairs. There is a single yellow line directly outside the loading access point which you have 40 minutes loading and unloading on.

Difference between Wet and Dry Hire?

Wet Hire is where the venue will arrange the catering and alcohol for your event; and dry hire is where you are permitted to bring your own catering and alcohol.  A corkage package is available on a Wet Hire if requested.

Do you have WiFi?

The Bloomsbury Ballroom have a dedicated 200 computer wifi system throughout the venue installed. For details and costs of the wifi please speak to your events manager.

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