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The LSO Percussion Ensemble and Ayanna Witter-Johnson in the Jerwood Hall at LSO St Luke's

Venue Hire

An impressive and stylish building in the heart of central London, offering flexible contemporary spaces to hire for arts, corporate and private events.

Located on Old Street, in the heart of London, LSO St Luke’s is one of the most striking event spaces in London. With its blend of 18th-century architecture and contemporary features, this Grade I-listed church creates a beautiful setting for any event.

From concerts to award ceremonies, wedding receptions to conferences, dinners to standing functions, the Jerwood Hall is a highly versatile space able to accommodate up to 400 guests. We keep our team small and guarantee a high level of personal service. Our experienced event managers will oversee every aspect of your booking, from your initial enquiry through to locking the building at the end of your event.

When you plan an event at LSO St Luke’s, your hire fee supports the learning and community work of the London Symphony Orchestra. Through the world-leading LSO Discovery programme, the LSO is committed to making exceptional music available to everyone.

Jerwood Hall: At A Glance

Floor Dimensions
21m x 19.5m

Seated concert: 366–414 (98 in the balcony)
Conferences: 250
Seated dinner: 220
Standing reception: 400

Floor Plan

Flexible staging and seating
Acoustic banners
Soundproof windows
Electronic blinds
Step-free loading
In-house sound system
Internet access
House and production lighting
Projection equipment

Rigging Heights

Make a Hire Enquiry

To enquire about hiring LSO St Luke’s please email us at or call the events team on +44 20 7490 3939.

Please provide as much detail about your proposed event as possible, eg dates, times, type of event, proposed number of attendees, catering, technical, etc. Please include your telephone number so we can call you back with any queries.

Rehearsals, Performances, Recordings & Filming

The Jerwood Hall is a multi-purpose, versatile performance space, with acoustics that are renowned for their excellence. The acoustic and technical facilities of a modern concert hall combine with original 18th-century features to create a unique and atmospheric venue. Acoustic banners that flank the walls and ceiling are designed to provide maximum versatility, and our experienced stage and technical teams help you take full advantage of the venue’s set-up.

We can arrange to open the Café for light refreshments during your rehearsal while a public bar is provided for all public concerts. A Green Room with ensuite facilities for your conductor or director is included in the venue hire for rehearsals. Most hire packages include use of the Steinway D Concert Grand piano, orchestral and cello chairs, Manhasset music stands and staging blocks that can be erected to your requirements at a variety of heights, or a stage (maximum size of 12m x 6m).

Banquets and Receptions, Wedding Receptions, Christmas Parties, Conferences and Meetings

Just a few minutes’ walk from either Old Street or Barbican tube station, LSO St Luke’s combines the convenience of a City location with the wow-factor of a unique, heritage space. With flexible layouts, good sightlines, excellent acoustics, breakout rooms, in-house technical staff and internet access throughout, LSO St Luke’s is an ideal venue for meetings and conferences with a difference. Our in-house technical team is experienced in providing high-quality sound, projection and lighting for meetings and conferences, and will work with you to prepare a bespoke costing for your event.

For private events, to ensure the highest level of service, clients are asked to work with one of the caterers’ associated production teams or our affiliated event management company. For Christmas 2023 we are working in exclusive partnership with Moving Venue.

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Technical & Stage Facilities

We have a wide range of technical equipment available to hire, as well as links with a number of recommended sound, lighting and audio-visual equipment providers. Our technical team are experienced in preparing sound and lighting for concerts, conferences, formal dinners and evening parties, and can advise you on designing your event.

View technical and stage facilities

Virtual Tour

Explore our unique venue with a virtual tour, from the Jerwood Hall to the ancillary spaces at Crypt level.

Virtual tour created by London Wedding Photographer Matt Badenoch