Hidden beneath Waterloo Station lies 30,000 square feet of unused railway vaults, a labyrinth of mystical tunnels. Fast becoming London’s leading underground arts venue, The Old Vic Tunnels lies in an excellent location; close to both Waterloo and Lambeth North underground stations and London’s Southbank. Five cavernous tunnels including a purpose built screening room create a blank canvas for events such as theatre, live music, cabaret, cinema, album launches, photo shoots and just about everything else in between.
With a total capacity of 850 people and excellent meeting room facilities, we are one of central London’s largest venues. Unusual, edgy and full of urban chic The Old Vic Tunnels are a space like no other. Events in 2012 ranged from Rolf Harris’s pop up gallery as part of the BBC’s Jubilee celebrations, a fundraiser by the Bill Clinton Foundation, Mexico’s Day of the Dead Festival presented by Wahaca and Everyman Cinemas co-production of Saturday Night Fever.
We recently won the Big Society Award from Number 10 and the Royal Society of Public Health’s Award for an Outstanding and Innovative Contribution to Arts and Health Practice for new musical Epidemic.