Dance Studio, with mirrors and natural light, Chats Palace
Dance Studio, with mirrors and natural light, Chats Palace
Dance Studio, with mirrors and natural light, Chats Palace

Dance Studio, with mirrors and natural light, Chats Palace

  • 8 – 50

  • Catering

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About Chats Palace

Beautiful Studio space with natural light and mirrors

Chats Palace is an arts centre and theatre in Hackney and part of the vibrant creative landscape of east London. The listed building is the striking former Homerton Library building, taken over and developed by an engaged group of local artists and activists in 1970s, and a registered charity since 1981. This venue currently comprises a flexible performance space (capacity 200), a theatre bar and cafe, a rehearsal studio, a meeting / study room as well as an office space. The resident photography project, PhotoChats, manages three on-site dark rooms and runs printing and photography classes year-round, curating Chats exhibition programme drawn from the Chats Palace Archive.

This London venue has a longstanding reputation combining excellence and exclusivity for the people of Hackney and the wider artistic community, many of whom started their careers fostered by Chats open-access approach to creativity. Chats’ vision has always been that where there is poverty, deprivation and social isolation and exclusion the need for a means by which creative expression and assisting people to get their voices heard is paramount.

Chats Palace is available for hire for community activities, rehearsals, private parties, film shoots and events.

Facilities include:

*Theatre for live music, cabaret & theatre productions, receptions, meetings and conferences
*The Studio – a mirrored rehearsal space suitable for theatre & dance practice
*Meeting Room – a small room suitable for meetings & small-scale rehearsals
*Gallery – a small photographic/art gallery space"

Suitable for

Away Days Brainstorms Co Creation Creative Studio Film And Video Production Great Public Transport Idea Generation Meetings Photography Training Workshop


Venue Hire Rates

£142.00 per day
£230.00 per day
£33.00 per hour

2 hour minimum hire
Out of office hours key holder required

Cancellation Policy: Flexible

Damage Deposit: £0.00

All prices exclude VAT


  • Microwave
  • Fridge / Freezer
  • Alcohol License
  • Late Alcohol License
  • Toilets
  • Whiteboards/ flipcharts
  • Early access
  • Late access
  • Natural light
  • Shared space
  • Private


  • Area: 66 m2
  • Ceiling height: 3.0 m
  • Classroom: 8
  • Seating: 35
  • Theatre: 50



Cancellation Policy: Flexible

Damage Deposit: £0.00

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Laura-Anne S

Events & Hires Officer

Member since Sep 2015

Hi there!

We are a Community Arts venue next to Homerton Hospital (so great transport links)
A venue for meetings and parties, theatre and gigs. We have spaces wit lovely daylight and a bar for your event, whatever the size.
or drop in for a class of Mindfullness, Karate or Pilates

The more the merrier

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