Conway Hall


Built in 1929 and Grade II listed, Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life.

The venue hosts concerts, lectures, theatre, events, gigs, exhibitions, talks and even stand-up!

With a capacity for 400 people, the main hall retains its period features and is internationally renowned for its excellent acoustics.

Open seven days a week, Conway Hall offers a unique blend of historic charm combined with a wide choice of events, hirable space and a beautiful wood panelled library.


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25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London, WC1R 4RL

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+44 (0)20 7405 1818

Opening Times:

09.00 - 23.00 7 days a week

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Venue Details & Map

Conway Hall

25 Red Lion Square
+44 (0)20 7405 1818
Public transport:
Holborn Underground


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
Hearing loop system
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Access into the Building
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Accessible Parking Facilities
Blue badge parking available
Designated disabled parking available within fifty metres of main entrance
Drop-off point for guests available outside main entrance
Public car park available within two hundred metres of main entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Offers charity rates
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Event facilities
Venue allows outside catering
General Facilities
Wi-Fi access


4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Conway Hall

4.0 out of 5 21 May 2014
by Gemma M.

An unusual venue in central london, inside there appears to be lots of different rooms, a humanist library and a big hall. I recently went to see burlesque in this venue, but I'm not sure the venue suited the genre.

We were sat in the balcony which provided us a good view of the stage. There were lots of seats available, but it lacked the atmosphere of a burlesque venue and felt like I...more

5.0 out of 5 28 November 2013
by Alysia S.

This is a happy but little strange place.

It's a rented space venue and the groups that rent the rooms are everything from salsa dancing classes, lectures and pagan ritual groups.

Awesome people, amazing energy and really cool activities.

So worth checking out their website and what they got going on.more

4.0 out of 5 29 August 2013
by Rina A.

Claims to be "the landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life", it hosts a wide variety of lectures, classes, performances, community and social events. It is the only remaining ethical society in the United Kingdom.

It's a particularly great venue for the Sunday Sermons held by The School of Life

3.0 out of 5 5 September 2012
by Lauren D.

Big, rented space venue. Apparently they allow one hour and a half between space rented one and another- on the dot of 4pm(scheduled end of some vegan event) was the announcement, "please leave, or we have to pay extra because there is another event at 5:30!"

As rented spaces go, not bad- a bit crowded with the stalls, but that's how these events go-not the venue's fault. Good, bright...more

5.0 out of 5 23 February 2009
by Siany

What a strange little place! Half town hall, half follk rock concert venue. I came here on Saturday for the Betsey Trotwood's Winterlude and frankly had a brilliant time.

The strange thing about the day was, that while we were listening to folk and rock music, all of the other usual events were going on. So I can tell you with good authority that you can do yoga, classes on method acting...more