Alongside the rooms themselves, Battersea Arts Centre offers a hands-on approach to event management and venue hire with wrap-around services to match. We have a team of experienced event managers who will look after you from point of contact through until wash-up. We also offer the following in-house services to ensure your event is taken care of from every angle - from the food you eat to the lights you are lit by.
Our experienced in-house catering team have designed, produced and served at a huge host of events in many spaces across our beautiful building. We pride ourselves on providing a personable yet professional service with flexibility to allow for a range of menus and set ups.
Led by Head Chef Nigel James, we utilise our local supply chain to create market-fresh and seasonal menus with quality, homemade food at its heart.
We also work with a group of dedicated preferred suppliers who can provide catering for events for no additional charge. These suppliers are: Bubble, Blue Strawberry, Mustard, Caper and Berry, Payal, and Tony Page.
We have a range of fixed bars throughout our building, but also the flexibility to produce pop-up bars in locations to suit your unique event. We have a dedicated bar team who will work with your event manager to ensure the bar offer suits your event and your guests.
Our range of drinks focuses on locally brewed craft ales, quirky spirits, and a small-scale wine growers as well as botanically brewed soft drinks and seasonal specials.
We have a responsive production and logistics team who are on hand to help bring your event to life and can advise on how your celebration or brand activation can make an impression. We also work with Broadsword Event House as our preferred technical supplier, who can create bespoke experiences for each individual client.
The new Grand Hall has an advanced technical capacity and AV infrastructure meaning it can deliver innovative events like never before. This includes video and sound tie lines in more areas and optimised rigging positions for projectors and lighting.
We also now how 18 acoustic banners which allow improved acoustics, enabling us to switch from 'concert hall' to 'theatre' to 'spoken word' set-ups. We have automated black-out blinds should your event need to remove natural daylight and a multi-skilled technical and production team to meet every client's needs.
We work with entertainment partner Stormont London, who have a host of entertainment acts to recommend for your events. We also work with Velvet Living to create a unique style for events looking for a particular look and feel.