The Horse Hospital

The Horse Hospital

The Horse Hospital is a three tiered progressive arts venue in London providing an encompassing umbrella for the related media of art, film, fashion, literature and music.

It provides a unique and distinctive arts and artist-led environment in which the arts can flourish for the benefit of local residents, tourists, visitors and practitioners.

As the only independent arts venue of its type in the UK, there is both a duty to aim for the broadest possible access to the arts across a broad range of artistic activity and practice; and an opportunity to encourage risk, innovation and experimentation.

The building its exhibitions, and events attract over 5000 visitors per year. Seventeen years on and with a huge archive of rare films and access to a definitive wealth of underground artists, performance artists, filmmakers, alternative musicians, photographers, fashion designers, and writers who participate in its success, The Horse Hospital is now firmly established in the London arts and fashion industries.

Prestigious organisations such as the BFI, the Hayward Gallery, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Barbican Centre, the Shishedo Gallery in Tokyo, and the Brooklyn Museum of Modern Art in New York have all worked in conjunction with The Contemporary Wardrobe, The Chamber of Pop Culture and kinoKULTURE over the years giving the Horse Hospital international recognition.

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Opening hours

These timings are a guideline. Please check individual listings for details.

Generally Mon-Sat 12-6PM

Evening Events
Generally Mon-Sun 7:30-11PM

Admission charges

Dependent on exhibitions and events. Please see listings or website for details.

The Horse Hospital
Colonnade Bloomsbury
Greater London




020 7833 3644

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