Arts and culture Islington

Rehearsal and performance space

Guidance for individuals or organisations looking to find rehearsal and performance space in Islington.

Islington Council Venues Free Community Use Scheme

Each year, Islington Council is pleased to offer eight community groups, schools and colleges, arts and cultural organisations based in Islington the chance to have free use of Islington Assembly Hall and selected Town Hall meeting rooms for five hours.

There are two different packages available to organizations depending on the nature of the event and/or number of guests and audiences: the prestigious Islington Assembly Hall, for fairs, conferences and networking events with an audience of over 100 people; and Islington’s Town Hall committee rooms for smaller events.

Please read carefully the information in the guidance notes and criteria below before completing an application form. The Council reserves the right to decide on the option more suitable for your event. Therefore, it is important that the information you provide is detailed and accurate.

How to apply and additional support

Please download the criteria and guidance notes and the application form from the links below, and email your completed application to by 12 noon on Wednesday 29 August 2018. If you are unsure how to fill in the form or how much detail to give we can help you.

We will be offering advice sessions every week-day till 29th August at our offices. Phone 020 7527 5243 or email to book one.

Council-run venues for hire

We also have a number of other halls and meeting rooms within our libraries that are available for hire for activities, events and exhibitions.

Visit our library rooms for hire page for more information.

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