Hiring The Horse Hospital

Arts Venue – Screening Room – Gallery

Built in 1797 as stabling for cabby’s sick horses, The Horse Hospital is now a unique Grade II listed arts venue situated in an unspoilt mews in the heart of Bloomsbury, midway between the West End and the art district of East London, with easy access from Russell Square underground, buses, and Kings Cross and Euston mainline stations.

Situated on the lower ground floor of this evocative building, the stable room offers a convivial and unusual environment suitable for a wide range of creative presentation, from book & magazine launches to film & TV previews & premieres, artists receptions, product presentations, fashion shows, album launches, educational talks, lectures, creative think tanks, networking evenings, photo shoots, anniversary, birthday and Christmas parties, this versatile space offers something for everyone.

Original features such as the horse ramp entrance, tethering rings, cast iron pillars, barred windows and an amazing cobbled floor, make this an intriguing space with which to impress important clients.

This is a selected list of prestigious organisations who have hired the space for their event, many on a regular basis.

AOG Films Ltd · Allied London · Angel Eye Productions · Artangel · Atlantic Books · BFI · Birkbeck · University of London · Book Works · Camden Arts Centre · Camden Council · Camden LGBT Forum · Central St Martins · Channel 4 · CND · Current TV · Dalkey Archive Press (UK) · Dedalus Press · Faber & Faber · Fright Nights · Fashion in Film Festival · Granta Books · Haiti Support Group · Kerrang Magazine · Last FM · London International Animation Festival · London College of Fashion · Metro Media Ltd · Murphy Phillips · NFT · One World Broadcasting Trust · Penguin Books · Plan B Publishing Limited · Quadrille Publishing Ltd · Raindance Film Festival · Royal College of Art · Salt Publishing · Sanctuary Publishing · Screen Republic · Serpents Tail · Shash Media · Simon & Schuster · Sound UK Ltd · Slingshot Films · The School of Cinema and Performing Arts · The British Library · The Italian Film Society · Transworld Publishers · Turnaround PSL · The Greater London Authority · 12foot6 · Universal Records · Verso

Available to hire by the evening, day, week or month, we offer seating for up to one hundred people, with a comfortable standing capacity (no seats) of around one hundred and fifty. The Horse Hospital has a bar area, but no in-house caterers, or kitchen facility however customers are welcome to bring in there own pre-prepared refreshments.

The Horse Hospital is a Grade II listed building, that has operated a Not For Profit policy for over 17 years, when considering hiring the venue all visitors are asked to kindly respect the integrity of this historical building.

The Horse Hospital

Includes venue manager, duty manager, one after the event clean, lighting, furniture and heating that is in situ. Long lets are available and will be quoted on an individual basis.

Technical Specifications

PA: 2 x Mackie SRM450 Active speakers + microphone

Mixing desk: Eurorack MX802A

Projector: Infocus IN72 DLP


2 VCR decks ( with switcher) : JVC HR-DD845EK VHS PAL & NTSC

Screen Size: 9ft (274) wide x 6ft (183) high maximum

CD Player- Tape Deck – 2 Vinyl Decks

Lighting: Directional Spots on tracks

2 original 1940s free standing 500watt photographic lights

Natural light or full blackout

Room Size: approximately 1,300 square feet

Ceiling height: 11ft

1 entrance/exit ramped for easy access