EAST LONDON WEDDING VENUES
Looking for a blank canvas or dry hire wedding venue in Shoreditch, East London? You have come to the right place. Shoreditch London’s unique railway arch wedding venues Shoreditch Studios and Kachette are licensed for civil ceremonies and perfect for wedding receptions.
Unlike traditional London wedding venues or hotels which offer only fixed wedding packages restricting what caterer you can use, what decor you can bring in or how the bar will be managed, Shoreditch Studios and Kachette are blank canvas spaces which you can unleash your creativity, make your own. Whether you are planning a three course meal or a standing reception with street food vendors, we can connect you with caterers and wedding suppliers that regularly work in our wedding venues or you can source your own suppliers, manage your own bar, whatever works best for you! We can sit down with you to create a bespoke and all-inclusive venue hire package that compliments your unique wedding day and your budget. If you need extra help planning your wedding, we can connect you with a wedding planner who can manage all aspects of your wedding day.
Shoreditch London’s staff and suppliers are welcoming and inclusive to all couples. Even if you are only beginning your wedding venue search, our knowledgeable team are more than happy to show you through our wedding venues and answer any questions you may have. We are transparent with rates and booking terms from the beginning so there are no surprises or hidden costs. Once your wedding date is confirmed and booked, the date is yours exclusively.
Still unsure of what a dry hire wedding venue is all about? Read our blog feature, managing your wedding expenses which highlights the benefits of booking a dry hire wedding venue for your wedding ceremony and reception. Also visit our London wedding planning guide for more helpful tips. You can also read interviews London wedding experts Annabel Beeforth, founder of Love My Dress and Beth Wright from Bridebook on our wedding blog. Enjoy!
Please also take a look at our wedding FAQs for more information on everything from booking a registrar with Hackney Council to venue rules on pets, confetti, balloons or candles (all accepted here btw).
Explore our stunning East London wedding venues below to find the space that works best for you, fill out our wedding enquiry form and we will get back to you shortly to help plan your dream wedding!
Shoreditch Studios is a unique warehouse wedding venue to host your ceremony and reception. The venue consists of two connected ‘blank canvas’ studio spaces with exposed bricks, high ceilings, a large courtyard, air conditioning, green rooms and a mezzanine lounge.
Studio 1 features a stunning floor to ceiling white infinity cove which can be utilised for video or image projections or personalised wedding messages and is a picturesque backdrop for your head table. The mezzanine lounge and spiral staircase entrance are other unique features of the wedding venue. The spiral staircase can be used for wedding speeches and the mezzanine can be utilised for live acoustic music performances during ceremonies and receptions. There’s also in-house ipads in both studios which can be utilised for background music or your personalised Spotify wedding playlists!
Studio 1 is a spacious 2000 sq ft warehouse with room for 100 to 170 guests banquet style or 100 to 120 guests cabaret style for your reception. Ceremonies can accommodate 100 to 170 seated in Studio 1 or 80 to 100 guests in Studio 2.
Studio 2, can be used for pre and post dinner receptions and can be closed off during dinner in Studio 1 while setting up for the evening's entertainment.
Venue hire includes PA's in both studios, air conditioning, a small kitchenette, green rooms and ample bathrooms. Shoreditch Studios is also equipped with industrial lighting trusses which can be utilised to hang lanterns, fairy lights, disco balls and various lighting configurations to set the perfect mood for your wedding and ensure your wedding photos look great too.
Shoreditch Studios dry hire rates from £6,000 (+VAT). Enquire for our full rates card.
Kachette is a perfect wedding venue for couples seeking a unique warehouse wedding in East London. The unique railway arch wedding venue is housed in the former ticket hall of the old Shoreditch railway station which operated 1865 to 1940. Kachette consists of two beautifully restored railway arch spaces with exposed Victorian era brickwork, industrial lighting truss, stunning black gated entrance and arched door and the trademark train station clock which is situated inside the venue foyer. The venue is also fitted with sound systems in both arches.
With 3,000 sq ft space available across both railway arches, the versatile dry hire wedding venue can be configured to accommodate your wedding ceremony, seated banquet dinner and/or standing reception.
Arch 2 can be set up for a formal seated banquet dinner for up to 115 guests. Wedding ceremonies can accommodate 60 seated guests in Arch 1 or 115 seated guests in Arch 2. Standing receptions can accommodate up to 180 guests in Arch 1 or up to 330 guests across the whole venue.
If you are looking for just a wedding reception venue, Arch 1 can be also hired separately. We are always open to trying something different in our venues and look forward to working with you to create your dream wedding.
Kachette dry hire for Arch 1 starting from £3,500 (+VAT) or £5,000 (+VAT) for the whole venue. Enquire for our full rates card.
Please complete this enquiry form and we will reply soon with rates and availability for your wedding.
Ready For A Site Visit?
The best way to decide on a venue that is right for your wedding is to come down for a site visit. Even if you are in the early stages of wedding planning, a site visit is a great opportunity to see the space, meet our team and tell us more about what you are looking for in a wedding venue.
Viewings at Shoreditch Studio are available weekdays between 1:30pm and 2:00pm for restricted lunchtime viewings (during photo shoot lunch break) or at 6:30pm weekdays for unrestricted full viewings. Subject to venue availability.
Full viewings at Kachette are available Monday to Friday 10:00am to 6:30pm. Also subject to venue availability.
Please note, weekend venue viewings are not possible at either venue due to event and photographic studio bookings.