Frequently asked questions...

Are DJ Nights/Club Nights allowed at Brixton East 1871?

Club Nights / 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 Club Night or 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 NOT be refunded if caught hosting a Club Night / DJ Party. 


I would like to visit the venue to see what its like?

We have showrounds on Monday evenings and Saturday mornings, please contact us via our website form to request an appointment.


What's your venue capacity?

You can seat 120 guests on the ground floor or 60 on the first. The max/cap of guests and staff is 230 people.


What's included in the hire?

We are a dry hire venue, so you would need to source a caterer, bar, sound-system, insurance and decoration. We do have a list of good local suppliers, that might help with this process. Please contact us via our website form to request our supplier brochure and we will email one over.


What about event security?

You will need door supervisors, to up hold our License with Lambeth Council. MJT security are our preferred team - http://www.mjtsecurityservice.com - please contact Myron to obtain a quote. 


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.


When can we set up our wedding?

Normally you have access the day before from 11.00am to 8.00pm and on your wedding from 9.00am to 2.00am and on the following day from 9.00am to 11.00am for collections.


For other events how long do I have for setup?

We provide two hours free setup time for all other 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 free street parking outside the venue from 5.30pm Friday to 8.30am Monday. Otherwise there is parking 24/7 on Moorland Road and Millbrook road, five minutes walk away.


Can we have the wedding ceremony at BE1871?

Unfortunately we are not licensed for ceremonies.


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.


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