Situated on the outskirts of London in Finchley is the one-of-a-kind venue the artsdepot, a purpose-built state of the art arts centre with imaginative spaces for hire to cater for all events of an artistic nature plus meetings and celebrations spaces for business or weddings.

Within the centre are many rooms and studios. There are 2 theatres – The Pentland Theatre which can seat up to 395 and hold a cast of up to 70 performers and the Studio Theatre with a wrap around stage and seating layout which can seat 148 people and present a cast of up to 35. Backstage areas are available to hire along with box office facilities and a technical team on hand to create bespoke Audio-visual set-ups. The theatres can also be hired for banqueting such as wedding receptions, cabaret nights and parties and create a truly unique setting. The team are on hand to assist you from start to finish in creating the event you desire.

In addition to the theatres are many private function rooms and studios that can be used for many events from workshops, training classes, community events and rehearsals. There are Dance Spaces with sprung floors and full-length mirrors and sound systems, Drama Spaces with different lighting options and sound systems plus a meeting room for up to 8 people perfect for business meetings and interviews. Other creative spaces include an Exhibition Wall which can be hired to present artwork both professionally or as an amateur plus several bar areas which link to the other rooms to use as breakout areas.

Catering options are vast from serving canapes, snacks and sandwiches in house to bringing in external catering as there are several kitchens within the centre to serve certain areas.

This wonderful arts centre has everything under one roof to create any event and is easily accessible from the Capital by bus or Underground with a short walk. Car parks are within the area for those driving.

Venue artsdepot
Capacity 395 guests
Address 5 Nether Street
Greater London
N12 0GA
Booking Enquiries 020 8369 5471
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Rooms & Event Spaces (4)

Exclusive hire whole venue - artsdepot

Exclusive hire whole venue

  • Max Capacity: 400
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    Across 4 stunning floors, this is the chance to really put your stamp on your corporate event, wedding or private party. With the opportunity to use our 2 theatres, break-out spaces, bar and exclusive use of our spacious atrium area at the heart of the venue, exclusive hire of artsdepot is ideal for any large-scale event.

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Pentland Theatre - artsdepot

Pentland Theatre

  • Max Capacity: 395
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    As artsdepot’s premier event space, the Pentland Theatre can transform from a beautiful 395 seated theatre to an impressive venue able to accommodate 200 people for a banquet with dance floor. Boasting high ceilings and professional lighting, sound and staging systems, it creates a stunning atmosphere and bespoke backdrop perfect for any kind of event. This space can be used in conjunction with our bar and comes with its own kitchen. artsdepot’s catering team can supply canapés, sandwiches and refreshments and we also welcome external caterers. The venue is fully licensed.


    • Reception: 395
    • Dinner & Dance: 200
    • Formal Dining: 200
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 60
    • Cabaret: 120
    • Theatre: 395
    • Classroom: 100
    • U-Shape: 60
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Studio Theatre - artsdepot

Studio Theatre

  • Max Capacity: 148
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    The Studio Theatre wraps around the audience to provide a more intimate presentation or performance space with a seated capacity of 148. Like the Pentland, it has a full lighting & sound rig and our technicians will be on hand to support your event.


    • Reception: 148
    • Theatre: 148
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Education Spaces - artsdepot

Education Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 50
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    Education spaces are available for classes, workshops, training days, meetings, community events, rehearsals or breakout sessions. The Dance Space has a sprung floor, mirrors, dance bars & fantastic natural light. This room comes with its own PA system and is an excellent space for all types of dance, music or fitness class. The Drama Space is a 'black box' with smooth flooring ideal for performing arts workshops. The space can accommodate presentations with a full AV set up and comes with its own PA system. The Art Space is equipped for any type of art class from painting and drawing to crafts. There is natural daylight and access to a sink. The space comes with tables and chairs and is a perfect creative setting to inspire artists young and old.


    • Reception: 50
    • Theatre: 50
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Venue Features (9)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • Family / Children Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Self Catering Allowed
  • Wi-Fi Access