Venues, performance and exhibition spaces

If you are planning any public event, performance or filming in Westminster, find out about organising special events.

View a gallery of the spaces available in libraries and archives in Westminster.

Map of spaces to hire

Westminster offers a wide range of venues and community spaces which can be hired by artists and creative or cultural organisations. 

Many spaces are booked up in advance, so please check what is available before fixing the date of your event.

Other creative spaces for hire

Westminster Community Information

Westminster locations for filming and events (permission required) 

City of Westminster Housing

My Community Space

The National Federation of Artists’ Studio Providers  

The Stage Directory

Using empty premises for arts projects

If you are hoping to use an empty building for an exhibition or cultural event, Westminster City Council can help with finding a space, business rates, planning permission and licences. Find out more about using empty spaces

Sites due for demolition

Applications for changes to property including demolition are made to the planning department, and every application is published on Westminster City Council's website. Search the planning applications to see if the property you are planning on using is due to be demolished.

Bayswater Road Artists' pitches

Visit the Bayswater Road Artists' website to find out more about the world's largest, liveliest, regular open air art show.

Last updated: 1 April 2019