Young V&A

Cambridge Heath Road, England, E2 9PA, United Kingdom


3 Reviews


Visit Website

Young V&A London Events

Are you searching for an iconic and atmospheric setting for your next event in East London? If so, let us introduce you to Young V&A — a spectacular heritage-listed museum venue in the heart of Bethnal Green. The museum’s magnificent McLain Hall sets the stage for unforgettable occasions with its striking architectural details, statement spiral staircase, built-in bar, and soaring arched ceiling.

Whether you’re planning a fabulous London wedding, seamless corporate event or lavish private party, Young V&A is sure to impress, with venue options ranging from the brand-new Community Room to the breathtaking McLain Hall. 

No matter which space you choose, your dedicated event coordinator will work closely with you to bring your dream event to life at this unique museum venue in East London. As a dry-hire venue, Young V&A’s team will supply you with a list of quality-approved suppliers, including some of the industry’s finest caterers, florists, entertainers, and production specialists. 

Highlights of Young V&A London Events:

  • Unique and iconic museum venue in East London
  • Dry hire venue offering plenty of flexibility
  • Choose from an extensive list of accredited suppliers
  • Lots of space for 300 seated or 600 standing guests
  • Easily accessible from Bethnal Green tube station
Request A Viewing


standing Up to 600 Standing
sitting Up to 300 Sitting
dinner Up to 250 Dinner & Dance


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A

Spaces At This Venue

  • Reception Space At Young V&A

    The McLain Hall

    This magnificent venue features soaring high ceilings, wrought iron architecture, intricate mosaic marble flooring, a built-in bar, overhead balconies, and a dramatic spiral staircase. The hall is perfectly suited for larger events, easily accommodating up to 300 seated or 600 standing guests.

    Read More


Nearby attractions:

  • Tower of London
  • The Shard
  • The British Museum

Nearby hotels:

  • Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
  • Mama Shelter London Shoreditch
  • Ibis budget London Whitechapel – Brick Lane
  • YOTEL London Shoreditch

Venue Testimonials

Had a party here, great venue!

Jamie R

Was here for a wedding recently - it might be the greatest little museum I'd never heard of! Spectacular Victorian architecture and really well thought out exhibits.

Kevin D

Attended a wedding here which was a huge surprise. Really made the place look alive and now a recommended venue for a big occasion!

Ace S

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue hire is priced from £6,500 + VAT.

The venue hire fee includes exclusive use of the agreed event spaces, a dedicated Event Manager, security staff, cleaning staff, an electrician, and a floor manager.

  • 600 guests standing 
  • 300 guests seated 
  • 250 guests seated with dancefloor

Weddings at Young V&A should end by 11pm. Late license extensions are available.

Yes, Young V&A is an impressive choice for corporate venue hire in East London. The spectacular McLain Hall at this unique museum venue is perfect for hosting product launches, networking events, gala dinners, exhibitions, and more.

There are plenty of hotels near the museum, options include:

  • Mama Shelter London Shoreditch
  • Town Hall Hotel & Apartments

There is no on-site parking available, but the venue is easily accessible from Bethnal Green tube station or Cambridge Heath overground station. The nearest accessible parking spaces are at Parmiter Street.

Request a Brochure

Monica Nicolaou

    I want to...

    Venue Crew

    Hi I'm Kelly, and I can help you find the perfect venue for your upcoming event, would you like some help?

    1 Speak with Kelly