BFI IMAX Cinema Venue Hire

 
 
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BFI IMAX Cinema, 1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, London SE1 8XR 
 
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0207 420 4986  
 

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BFI IMAX Cinema

Hire the BFI IMAX Cinema for your own event.

The BFI IMAX Cinema has two function rooms; the largest can hold a maximum of 470 guests, 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.

 

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BFI IMAX Cinema

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The auditorium
 
 

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Theatre
470
 
 

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First floor foyer

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350
 

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BFI IMAX Cinema events

 
The Equalizer: An IMAX ExperienceThe Equalizer: An IMAX Experience26th September 2014Thursday 2nd October 2014 Where:
BFI IMAX Cinema, 1  Charlie Chaplin Walk  South Bank    SE1 8XR
Category: event
On Soon
The Equalizer: An IMAX Experience
event  Running from Friday 26th September 2014 until Thursday 2nd October 2014
VENUE  BFI IMAX Cinema 
Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar: An IMAX 3D ExperienceIsland Of Lemurs: Madagascar: An IMAX 3D ExperienceA heart-warming nature documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman filmed on location on the fourth largest island in the world. In this lush paradise, the film captures diverse species of lemurs in their natural environment, where they arrived millions of years ago as castaways. Where once they thrived, the lemurs are now highly endangered and the film27th September 2014Thursday 2nd October 2014 Where:
BFI IMAX Cinema, 1  Charlie Chaplin Walk  South Bank    SE1 8XR
Category: event
On Soon
Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar: An IMAX 3D Experience
event  Running from Friday 26th September 2014 until Thursday 2nd October 2014
VENUE  BFI IMAX Cinema 
A heart-warming nature documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman filmed on location on the fourth largest island in the world. In this lush paradise, the film captures diverse species of lemurs in their natural environment, where they arrived millions of years ago as castaways. Where once they thrived, the lemurs are now highly endangered and the film
Billy Elliot - The Musical: LiveBilly Elliot - The Musical: Live28th September 2014Thursday 2nd October 2014 Where:
BFI IMAX Cinema, 1  Charlie Chaplin Walk  South Bank    SE1 8XR
Category: event
On Soon
Billy Elliot - The Musical: Live
event  Running from Friday 26th September 2014 until Thursday 2nd October 2014
VENUE  BFI IMAX Cinema 
Jerusalem 3DJerusalem 3D30th September 2014Thursday 2nd October 2014 Where:
BFI IMAX Cinema, 1  Charlie Chaplin Walk  South Bank    SE1 8XR
Category: event
On Soon
Jerusalem 3D
event  Running from Friday 26th September 2014 until Thursday 2nd October 2014
VENUE  BFI IMAX Cinema 
The Dark Knight TrilogyThe Dark Knight Trilogy10th October 2014Thursday 16th October 2014 Where:
BFI IMAX Cinema, 1  Charlie Chaplin Walk  South Bank    SE1 8XR
Category: event
On Soon
The Dark Knight Trilogy
event  Running from Friday 10th October 2014 until Thursday 16th October 2014
VENUE  BFI IMAX Cinema 
The Metropolitan Opera Live: MacbethThe Metropolitan Opera Live: Macbeth11th October 2014Thursday 16th October 2014 Where:
BFI IMAX Cinema, 1  Charlie Chaplin Walk  South Bank    SE1 8XR
Category: event
On Soon
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Macbeth
event  Running from Friday 10th October 2014 until Thursday 16th October 2014
VENUE  BFI IMAX Cinema 
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Le Nozze Di FigaroThe Metropolitan Opera Live: Le Nozze Di Figaro18th October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
BFI IMAX Cinema, 1  Charlie Chaplin Walk  South Bank    SE1 8XR
Category: event
On Soon
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Le Nozze Di Figaro
event  Running from Friday 17th October 2014 until Thursday 23rd October 2014
VENUE  BFI IMAX Cinema 
The Metropolitan Opera Live: CarmenThe Metropolitan Opera Live: Carmen1st November 2014Thursday 6th November 2014 Where:
BFI IMAX Cinema, 1  Charlie Chaplin Walk  South Bank    SE1 8XR
Category: event
 
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Carmen
event  Running from Friday 31st October 2014 until Thursday 6th November 2014
VENUE  BFI IMAX Cinema 
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Il Barbiere Di SivigliaThe Metropolitan Opera Live: Il Barbiere Di Siviglia22nd November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
BFI IMAX Cinema, 1  Charlie Chaplin Walk  South Bank    SE1 8XR
Category: event
 
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Il Barbiere Di Siviglia
event  Running from Friday 21st November 2014 until Thursday 27th November 2014
VENUE  BFI IMAX Cinema 
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Die Meistersinger Von NurnbergThe Metropolitan Opera Live: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg13th December 2014Thursday 18th December 2014 Where:
BFI IMAX Cinema, 1  Charlie Chaplin Walk  South Bank    SE1 8XR
Category: event
 
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
event  Running from Friday 12th December 2014 until Thursday 18th December 2014
VENUE  BFI IMAX Cinema 
 
 

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Jon Hopkins
Concerts | On 19th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

The London-based musician and producer performs his own electronica, dance and film material. With support from Leo Abrahams, Geese....More

Moon Duo
Concerts | On 19th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

The Oregon-based rock duo performs....More

Darbar Festival
Darbar Festival
Concerts | Until 21st September 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

The Darbar Festival, now a regular fixture, returns to Southbank Centre this September bringing the best of Indian classical music ...More

 
Bansuri And The Fast Side Of Dhrupad
Concerts | On 19th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

A performance by Nityanand Haldipu, one of India's most celebrated flautists....More

Perunika Trio
Concerts | On 19th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

A performance of Bulgarian folk music by an award-winning singing group. Founded by artistic director Eugenia Georgieva, the London-based group ...More

Escape Into Carnatic Ragas
Concerts | On 19th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

Manorama Prasad performs Carnatic pieces....More

Maestro Niladri Kumar: Talk
Exhibitions | On 19th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

A chance to hear one of India's sitar virtuosos talk candidly about his early years....More

Laszlo & The Lydian Collective
Music | On 19th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

The London-based outfit formed by composer-producer Aaron Wheeler, performs its experimental music....More

Another F*cking Variety Show
Theatre | Until 27th September 2014 

London Wonderground Spiegeltent 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

The cabaret performer Lili la Scala stars in this variety show of comedy, magic and cabaret. Featuring the comedian The ...More

Enda Walsh: Talk
Exhibitions | On 19th September 2014 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bfi Imax Cinema

The writer and director discusses his play Ballyturk....More

 
 
 
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