Venue Hire and Events at East Dulwich Picturehouse - Picturehouse Spotlight

Venue Hire and Events at East Dulwich Picturehouse

Find out information on how you can book an event or hire East Dulwich’s lovely local cinema.

Located in the heart of East Dulwich directly its main high street, Lordship Lane , this cosy and intimate cinema was converted from a church hall in 2015 and offers a wide range of facilities. A recent winner of Time Out’s Love Awards 2018, this is a perfect venue for posh parties, private meetings, conferences, presentations, private screenings, Q&As, regular group activities and talks.


East Dulwich Picturehouse & Café is located at the far end of East Dulwich’s busiest high street Lordship Lane, perfectly positioned to serve the local thriving communities with good train and bus links, plus street side parking.


All our screens are state-of-the-art with some of the comfiest seats in the business.

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Screen 2
  • Screen 1 – 105 seats
  • Screen 2 – 86 seats
  • Screen 3 – 53 seats


We also have several reception spaces available for hire depending on the size of your event.

Conservatory & Garden

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  • Conservatory Capacity: 30 standing, 18 seated
  • Garden Capacity: 25 standing, 18 seated



Catering and Drinks


East Dulwich Picturehouse offer a wide range of food options for events/parties including a selection of canapés and full meals. For drinks receptions we can provide from a wide choice of wine, beer and spirits from our large selection of alcoholic beverages. We have a huge selection of craft beers, ales and IPA’s sourced from local brewery’s but also offer a nice range of lagers. We also have a perfectly balanced range of white, red and sparkling wines as well as Champagne.

AV and Tech

Our projectors run from DCP format for screenings and high-quality videos. We also offer Blu-Ray/DCP playback and can provide a HDMI feed for you to connect your laptop.

You are welcome to bring in additional equipment to be run by external production companies for all or part of your event, providing they have met with our technical team onsite at least 2 weeks prior to your event.

The Conservatory has a separate AV system that can be used to play your own choice of music for events held in here.

Disabled Access

All of our screens and reception areas are accessible. Each screen has a limited number of seats which can be removed to make space for wheelchair guests.

Wi-Fi / Internet Access

We work with a 3rd party who can provide exclusive wi-fi / ethernet for your event. We also have a basic free wi-fi service for simpler requirements.

Virtual Tour

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