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The Crush Room

During Open Up

The Royal Opera House is undergoing an exciting project to enhance the experience of everyone coming to our iconic Covent Garden building.

The redesign of public areas as part of Open Up will provide even more impressive spaces for innovative, bespoke private and corporate events.

During this building period, the Crush Room is unavailable for hire during the daytime but may be hired in the evenings until Wednesday 1 June 2016 by groups attending a performance.

Please contact Stacey Bowles on if your group is coming to a performance and would like to hire the Crush Room.

Dating back to 1858, the glorious Crush Room has been fully restored to its original gilded splendour. The 17th century Flemish artworks and crystal chandeliers are said to be made from the original chandelier that once hung in the centre of the auditorium. The room perfectly captures the historical splendour of the Royal Opera House and offers an impressive venue for smaller conferences, launches and lunches.

Set Up Maximum Capacity
Theatre Style 160
Stand Up Reception 200
Banqueting 100
Dinner / Dance 60
Boardroom Set Up 44
Classroom Set Up 60
Cabaret Set Up 56
U Shape Set Up 44

For more information please contact:

Anna Keane on +44 (0) 20 7212 9776 or

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