The Amadeus is a former Welsh Presbyterian chapel situated in Maida Vale, North West London and was renovated in 1989 to create a unique and versatile events venue with some of its original features such as the stained glass windows and wood panelled balcony and organ still intact.
We offer two spaces; the Upper Hall and the Lower Hall.
Situated in London’s Little Venice we are a pleasant 15-minute stroll from Paddington station, or less than 5 minutes walk from Warwick Avenue station.
Dry Hire Venue for weddings and rehearsals.
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The upper hall has stunning stained-glass windows that flood the room with natural light, a wood-panelled balcony, and elegant Victorian architecture, this space exudes sophistication and charm. Plus, our historic pipe organ adds a touch of grandeur to any event. Holds up to 180 people.
Why settle for an ordinary venue when you can host your next event in a truly extraordinary setting?
The Lower Hall, a serene and elegant venue featuring a charming brick vaulted ceiling, sleek columns, and a polished hardwood floor.
With a capacity of up to 100 guests, this inviting space is the perfect choice for an intimate drinks reception, rehearsal class, book event, or wedding celebration.
Venue Hire Information
What equipment is included in the Lower and Upper Halls?
The Upper Hall
45 string Pea-light Canopy
Column Fairy Lights (6)
Table centre lighting
PA system (800 watt)
The Lower Hall
Column Fairy Lights (8)
130 blue upholstered chairs
The venue hire also includes two duty managers.
What is the latest time we are allowed to remain in the venue, and what are the associated charges?
The latest finishing time is 2am. Music must be turned off 30 minutes before all finishing times and the bar must close one hour before the finishing time.
What is the designated time limit for music at the venue?
30 minutes before all finishing times
What is the capacities of the different areas within the venue?
What lighting and sound system is included in the hire price?
Are you wheelchair accessible?
We have a wheel chair access to our Upper Hall which also has an accessible toilet directly off the main hall. The access is from Braden street, where access is via small temporary ramp. Access from the front is via 5 steps with a handrail.
Sound system hire information
We understand the importance of creating a memorable atmosphere for your event. Our professional sound system ensures that your favourite tunes and music selections are heard with exceptional clarity.
Sound System Equipment included:
- 2 x 12 inch powered tops / monitors Sudiomaster Vortex
- 4x 15 inch Behringer 2kw full range speakers
- 2 x 18 inch Citronic Subwoofers
- DJ booth
Can we enhance the planning and support service provided?
Are you licensed for civil ceremonies?
- While our venue is not licensed for civil ceremonies, we warmly invite you to arrange for a celebrant to officiate a beautiful and meaningful ceremony for your special occasion.
Can I bring my own caterer?
Yes! Clients wishing to use an external caterer which is not on The Amadeus’ list of recommended suppliers must pay an additional £600.
My band requested a green room, do you have one on site?
Yes! We advise the band to leave any equipment in our office and we have two potential rooms where the band can prep before their performance.
Do you have a recommended suppliers list?
Yes we do, please visit our recommended suppliers page.
Access, Facilities & Parking
How to get to the Amadeus?
The nearest station is Warwick Avenue which is a 6 min walk, or 12 min walk from Maida Vale station or 13 min walk from Royal Oak
Is there parking near at the venue?
- Free street parking on the weekends
- Weekdays up to 4 hour paid street parking in the surrounding streets.
- 10 min walk is a paid car park: https://parkbee.com/en/garage-
details/32118?garageName= ParkBee%20-%20Lanark%20Road& city=london – roughly £20-£30 per day
- Please note we are in ULEZ, but outside the central London Congestion Zone.
Accessibility in the venue?
- We have a wheel chair access to our Upper Hall which also has an accessible toilet directly off the main hall. The access is from Braden street, where access is via small temporary ramp. Access from the front is via 5 steps with a handrail. The venue is also surronded by single yellow line (accessible parking)
Are there designated smoking areas?
Yes. We offer a dedicated smoking area and a charming garden space within our lower hall. Additionally, we offer an outdoor, enclosed patio area just beyond outside the venue. These spaces provide a relaxing and convenient environment for our guests to enjoy while taking in some fresh air or indulging in a quick smoke break.
Are there baby changing facilities on site?
Yes, we have two spaces for baby changing, in the ladies’ toilets.