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BFI IMAX has Britain’s largest cinema screen, and you can hire the entire auditorium to give your event the biggest possible fanfare.

The huge screen and 500-capacity luxury auditorium is perfect for major film premieres, product launches and awards ceremonies – and for special guests who can’t be there, you can stream in anything via satellite to your audience here and across the world. Upstairs, the first floor foyer is a brilliant space for receptions, photoshoots, product launches and other functions.

We can help with all the logistics and catering you need: please call our events team on 020 3627 9914 for a chat, or use our contact form.

BFI IMAX facilities

  • Britain’s biggest cinema screen – 20m x 26m
  • Stadium-style seating for up to 500, including wheelchair spaces
  • Ground floor auditorium – 450 capacity
  • First floor foyer – 320 capacity
  • Fully licensed and air-conditioned
  • IMAX 2D and 3D, 70mm and 35mm film projectors
  • One minute from Waterloo station
  • Available for daytime and evening hire
  • BFI IMAX auditorium

    BFI IMAX auditorium

    The BFI IMAX auditorium has 15 tiers of raked seats so everyone can clearly see the 20m x 26m screen.

  • BFI IMAX ground floor

    BFI IMAX ground floor

    The ground floor at BFI IMAX is a great space for a reception, with capacity for 450 guests standing or 200 seated for dinner.

  • BFI IMAX first floor

    BFI IMAX first floor

    The first floor foyer is a generous space for up to 320 people that’s ideal for canapé receptions, buffets, coffee and other refreshments.

“BFI IMAX is a wonderful venue which worked perfectly for us. I will certainly look for opportunities of using the IMAX again.”


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