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Featuring the Laban wall drawing, a specially commissioned piece of public art by Michael Craig-Martin, the foyer is a visual explosion of colour seen immediately as you enter the building.

The Laban foyer or ‘main street’ is a unique, ramped concourse area adjacent to the Bonnie Bird Theatre, incorporating a contemporary bar area seating up to 40 people.

Ideal for drinks receptions, presentations and standing buffets for up to 450, the foyer can be complemented by live or recorded music and film projections.


  • Approx Area: 570 square metres
  • Max Height: 5.63 metres
  • Door Height: 2.7 metres
  • Door Width: 1.87 metres
  • Natural Daylight: Yes
  • Blackout: No
  • Lighting: Fluorescent/Tungsten
  • Air Conditioning: Yes
  • Soundproofed: No

    NB. A number of rigging points / lighting bars are available for additional lighting / projection etc


Inclusive Services

  • Playback facilities for CD & cassette
  • Cloakroom facilities
  • 1 x Laban Technician (8 hr call)
  • 1 x Event Manager
  • 2 x Front of House staff

Contact our Events Team

For further information about hiring spaces in the Laban Building, please contact:

Lj Cook 
Theatre, Events and Commercial Hires Manager
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8305 9325

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