Can I pop into the venue for a showround?
We have showrounds on Monday evenings and Saturday mornings, please contact us via our website form to request an appointment.

How do I secure my booking?
To lock the date for your event, you would need to pay the 35% Deposit within 10 days of pencilling your date, the Stage Payment 120 days before your event and the Final Payment 90 days before your event. We do have a strict payment system and there is an auto-cancellation when payments are not received on time. Please note, until you have paid your 35% Deposit there is no confirmation of your booking, you must also confirm the date requested by email.

What's your venue capacity?
The max/cap of guests and staff is 230 people. We can seat 120 guests on the ground floor. 

What's included in the hire?
We are a dry hire venue, so you would need to source your drinks, caterer, bar staff, sound-system, insurance and decoration. We do have a list of good local suppliers that might help with this process (please see the "Supplier List" section on our website).

Do I need events insurance?                                                     
If you rent Brixton East 1871 for an event it is mandatory that you purchase Public Liability insurance, we recommend selecting cover for £5 million. Brixton East 1871 has its own public liability, however we require all customers to take out there own. Maybe try Failing to do this will result in your event being cancelled. It is also essential that you request copies of insurance from your suppliers for your own reference. Failing to provide the correct events insurance will result in your event being cancelled.

What about event security?
Door supervision is mandatory, it is essential to up hold our License with Lambeth Council. Brixton East 1871 only permit MJT security Service Ltd - - please contact Myron to obtain a quote. Clients are NOT permitted to bring in their own security company. Door supervision must be booked 120 days before your event. Failing to book door supervision with MJT Security Ltd will result in your event being cancelled.

What time would our event finish?
You can dance and drink, until 2.00am on a Friday or Saturday, or 1.00am on a Thursday, or midnight Monday to Wednesday or 11.30pm on a Sunday.

I need furniture for my event?
You may rent furniture, props and certain equipment from Brixton East 1871. We require all furniture orders 14 days before your event. 

How long do I have for setup (birthdays, supper clubs and corporate events/parties)?
We provide two hours free setup time for events, if you require additional time this will be charged. Please specify your timings and event description so we can provide an accurate quote.

Where can our guests park their cars?
There is restricted parking immediately outside the venue, you may unload for 20 minutes on a single yellow line, but not opposite a pavement let-down. There is free parking outside the venue on Barrington Road from 17:30 on Friday to  08:30 on Monday. There is pay and display parking on Cold Harbour Lane and Moorland Road, with a 4 hour maximum stay, which operates from 08:30 to 18:30 Monday to Saturday. There is a car park next to Pop Brixton on Station Road, which has a 4 hour maximum stay. The car park closes promptly at 17:30.

Can we have the wedding ceremony at BE1871?
We are looking into this presently...

Do you have disabled access?
We have limited disabled access to just the ground floor, which includes a disabled toilet. However we can hire a stairlift for your party at an extra cost.

Are Ticketed DJ Nights/Ticketed Club Nights allowed at Brixton East 1871?
Ticketed Club Nights / Ticketed DJ Parties are NOT permitted at Brixton East 1871. 

If a client books Brixton East 1871 for a permitted ticketed event or private party, but it transpires as either a Ticketed Club Night or Ticketed DJ Party, then the event will be either cancelled before the date or shut down on the day. Any expenses, security or rental costs incurred by the client hiring Brixton East 1871 will be non-refundable. 

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