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Magazine London releases behind the scenes video

The multi-event space has released a video in which the venue’s creative director, architects and designers discuss the project

By Anna Grace on 14 Feb 2019

The organisers behind Magazine London, London’s new event space set to launch in September 2019, have released the first in a series of videos showcasing the venue’s journey, from initial concept to the start of building.

Venue Lab, the team behind the project, released the video to offer insight into the venue’s creation. The video features representatives from event management company Vibrations Group, architect firms Nissen Richards Studio and graphic design company Carter Studio.

Magazine London will take the form of a flexible 3,000-capacity venue (5,394 square metres) for concerts, conferences, exhibitions, product launches, parties and live events. The ground-up project in North Greenwich will stand on the riverbank with views of Canary Wharf.

“There aren’t many places where you could build a 3,000-capacity venue in London, so that’s a lot of opportunity”

“We were inspired by the view of Canary Wharf,” says Simeon Aldred, creative director of Vibrations Group. “There aren’t many places where you could build a 3,000-capacity venue in London, so that’s a lot of opportunity.”

In addition to the contemporary indoor space, Magazine London brings the adjoining Showground (7,000-cap.), a landscaped environment on the banks of the Thames. Together the spaces span 19,379 square metres, opening up the potential for events, brand activations and festivals requiring an outdoor element.

Building work for Magazine London is already underway. More information about the upcoming venue can be found here.


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