BFI IMAX Cinema Venue Hire  

 
 
ADDRESS
, 1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, London SE1 8XR
 
 
TELEPHONE
 

Featured in

 

BFI IMAX Cinema has 2 rooms available for private hire

Private Hire Enquiry Form
(you do not have to complete every field – however, more details help us to provide a better response)

When is your event?:

for

day

 

Type of event:

No. of people:

Other requirements, notes or questions:

 

Venue hire at BFI IMAX Cinema

 

BFI IMAX Cinema

Hire this venue for your own event - it has two function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 470 guests and the smallest is ideal for 350.

With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image Maximum), the BFI IMAX is, without doubt, the most technically impressive modern cinema in the country. Watching a film here is more like taking part in the action - travel from the depths of the ocean up to the far reaches of outer space via a series of spectacular 3D and 2D films. A large proportion of their 3D programme is dedicated to children's films, but by virtue of their powerful, technical brilliance many of these are just as fascinating for adults to watch. 3D documentaries and mainstream movies also add to the portfolio and, while the 2D films are by no means as visually dynamic they are still impressive on this, the largest screen in the UK. Right outside Waterloo Railway Station, within walking distance of the Southbank Centre and the London Eye, the location of the cinema couldn't be better even the fact that it currently acts as a kind of roundabout and can only be accessed via a series of illuminated tunnels is quite a coup. As you navigate the tunnels with their space-age blue lights on your way to the cinema you feel that the 'Living cinema experience' as already begun. The building itself is seven-storeys tall, glass-enclosed cylinder sucks you into its vortex welcoming you into a new world. Don't let the kids have all the fun.

 

BFI IMAX Cinema images

BFI IMAX Cinema  

   
BFI IMAX Cinema

BFI IMAX Cinema  

 

The auditorium

The auditorium
 
 

Capacity

Theatre
470
 
 

Dimensions

 
 

First floor foyer

Capacity

Reception
350
 

Dimensions

 
 

Location map of BFI IMAX Cinema

Hotels near BFI IMAX Cinema

FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
 
 

Hotels Near

BFI IMAX Cinema

 
 
Near BFI IMAX Cinema All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Bfi Imax Cinema

 
 
 
Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | Until 19th August 2018 

The Hayward Gallery 2 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The ...More

 
Gravity and Other Myths: Backbone
Gravity and Other Myths: Backbone
Kids Events | Until 19th August 2018 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

Ten skilled acrobats explore the perception of strength, where it comes from and how it is measured, through jaw-dropping virtuosity ...More

 
Language Shift
Exhibitions | Until 23rd August 2018 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

Literary & Education, Poetry....More

Heart n Soul Sundowner DJ Set
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 23rd August 2018 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

Get your groove on to summer tunes from the ever-popular Heart n Soul DJs at a free dance party overlooking ...More

Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 19th August 2018 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

An insight into the life and career of the iconic leader, whose journey began as a young freedom fighter working ...More

Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition 2018
Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition 2018
Exhibitions | Until 19th August 2018 

Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

This summer, the Southbank Centre marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birthday with a brand-new exhibition. Taking place in the ...More

 
The Jam Shed Supper Club
The Jam Shed Supper Club
Foodie Events | Until 8th September 2018 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

A brand new rooftop dining experience for summer 2018, The Jam Shed Supper Club brings summery menus from five MasterChef ...More

 
Morgan & West's Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show for Kids & Childish Grown Ups
Morgan & West's Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show for Kids & Childish Grown Ups
Theatre | Until 27th August 2018 

Underbelly Festival 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

The time travelling magic duo present an entertaining show. "Rhys Morgan and curmudgeonly Robert West build on their stage personas ...More

 
Circa Peepshow
Circa Peepshow
Dance | Until 18th August 2018 

Underbelly Festival 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

The Brisbane-based circus ensemble, Circa, known for their "artful acrobatics" (The Guardian) and described as "human poetry in motion" by ...More

 
Underbelly Festival
Underbelly Festival
Theatre | Until 30th September 2018 

Underbelly Festival 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

The unrivalled Underbelly Festival returns to South Bank, between the Southbank Centre and London Eye, from April 2018 and they're ...More

 

New on LondonTown

 
 
I and You: Hampstead Theatre
I and You: Hampstead Theatre
Theatre | From 18th October 

Hampstead Theatre

Written by 35-year-old American writerLauren Gunderson, "the most ...More

 
Summer Jazz Weekender
Summer Jazz Weekender
Concerts | From 18th August 

Greenwich Peninsula

A weekend of free jazz hosted by Harry Christelis, the Summer Jazz Weekender brings award-winning ...More

 
Pergola Olympia
Pergola Olympia
Dining 

Pergola is back in west London and this time it's fully enclosed and open all ...More

 
1251 by James Cochran
1251 by James Cochran
Dining 

James Cochran leaves his EC3 restaurant in the City to set up 1251, a modern ...More

 
POPfit and Fabletics Celebrate Queen of Pop, MADONNA'S, 60th Birthday
 
POPfit Studio
POPfit Studio
Sport 

POPfit's boutique UK studio and the UK's first Fabletics store is on Sidworth Street in ...More

 
The Great Fete
The Great Fete
Exhibitions | On 18th August 

Alexandra Palace

A celebration of Alexandra Palace and its role since it first opened in 1875, The ...More

 
Paradise Now
Paradise Now
Exhibitions | From 7th September 

Eccleston Yards

This is just what we need after our hectic summer holidays... a free wellness playground ...More

 
Gasholder 11
Attractions 

Gasholders No. 11 is one of three gasholders, now in their new home north of Regent's Canal and next to Gasholder Park, known as the 'Siamese Triplet' because their frames are joined....More

Eyam
Eyam
Theatre | From 15th September 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

A drama set in Derbyshire in 1665 when plague strikes a village at war with ...More

 
Guy Barker's Big Band Christmas
Guy Barker's Big Band Christmas
Concerts | On 14th December 

Royal Albert Hall

A mixture of jazz classics, unearthed treasures and ...More

 
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Comedy | From 15th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The legendary improv show celebrates its 30th birthday with an exclusive run of three festive ...More

 
Magic Mike Live
Magic Mike Live
Dance | From 10th November 

The Hippodrome

Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and ...More

 
Dirty Dancing
Theatre | From 19th November 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Eleanor Bergstein's stage adaptation of her hugely successful 1987 film screenplay features all the hits (Hungry Eyes, I've Had the Time of My Life, She's like the Wind) and the famous reassurance that "nobody puts ...More

Violet Cakes
Shopping 

Claire Ptak started Violet Cakes as a market stall on Broadway Market before opening this cafe in Hackney in 2010 and in 2018 she was asked to make the royal wedding cake for Prince Harry ...More

Brick House Bakery East Dulwich
Brick House Bakery East Dulwich
Shopping 

Famous for their crusty, chewy, slow fermented sourdough, ...More

 
World Cup 2018: Where to watch the final in London
World Cup 2018: Where to watch the final in London
Article 

This summer, the entire world will be ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Article 

Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
London Hotels

From cheap budget accommodation to luxury 5 star suites see our deals for BFI IMAX Cinema hotels, including Holiday Inn Express London Earls Court from 71% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960