Nestled in the heart of London’s St. James’s neighbourhood, BAFTA 195 Piccadilly stands as an iconic venue synonymous with the glitz and glamour of the British film and television industry. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has not only been a champion for cinematic excellence but also a hub for hosting a wide array of events in its historic building.
Venue View were thrilled and privileged to be asked to capture this amazing venue as a 3D virtual tour. Let us share with you some of the rooms and spaces available for hire at BAFTA.
Princess Anne Theatre
The Princess Anne Theatre is the crown jewel of BAFTA 195 Piccadilly. This state-of-the-art auditorium boasts 227 comfortable, plush seats and a 4K projection system, making it the perfect space for premieres, screenings, and presentations. With a generous stage and excellent acoustics, it can also accommodate panel discussions and talks, providing an unparalleled cinematic experience.
David Lean Room
Named after the legendary British director Sir David Lean, this elegant space is ideal for hosting meetings, seminars, and intimate gatherings. The room features natural daylight, modern AV facilities, and comfortable seating for up to 50 guests. Its timeless design and versatile layout make it a favourite for corporate events and private functions.
The Run Run Shaw Theatre
For those seeking a unique blend of tradition and modernity, the Run Run Shaw Theatre delivers. Named in honour of Sir Run Run Shaw, a pioneering figure in the film industry, this room offers a more intimate setting with a capacity for 50 people, and it features beautiful wooden panelling and contemporary technology.
The Richard Attenborough Lounge
If you’re looking for a sophisticated yet relaxed setting, the Richard Attenborough Lounge is the perfect choice. With its beautifully balanced ambiance, comfortable seating, and a fully stocked bar, it’s an excellent space for networking events, cocktail parties, and informal gatherings.
Ray Dolby Room
The Ray Dolby Room serves as a tribute to the man behind Dolby Laboratories, a name synonymous with excellence in audio technology. The room’s sleek, contemporary design, subdued lighting, and comfortable seating create an inviting and immersive atmosphere.
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly offers a diverse range of rooms and spaces for hire, each with its own distinctive character and purpose. Whether you’re planning a red-carpet premiere, a corporate conference, an intimate gathering, or a special celebration, BAFTA’s historic venue is equipped to meet your needs. With its rich cinematic heritage and modern amenities, it’s no wonder that this iconic location continues to be a sought-after destination for events in the heart of London.
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