The CLF Art Café (Bussey Building)
Peckham’s CLF Art Cafe (also known as Block A Bussey Building) prides itself on being one of the area’s leading centres for creative arts. A top arts venue by day and an innovative clubbing space by night, Bussey Building offers a wide range of music events for eager clubbers. On the whole, nights are based around different types of electro music and fresh new lineups draw crowds back to this unique space every week. The popular post-industrial venue is spread over two floors and has a warehouse-style feel to it.
The Pickle Factory at Oval Space
Since its launch in October 2015, The Pickle Factory has enticed clubbers with its alternative programme of electro music. Located in Bethnal Green’s Oval Space the night is a hit with clubbers across the city, with its stripped back, intimate space. The state-of-the-art venue has been specifically designed for music-lovers, with a space that is engineered similar to a recording studio, promising excellent sound production throughout. The Pickle Factory’s line-ups feature some of the best rising music artists around, ensuring fresh new nights every week for electro fans.
Located in the heart of Shoreditch (just off Great Eastern Street) is Village Underground, a renovated warehouse space. The venue is perfect for club nights and exhibitions and above the main space you’ll find four recycled Jubilee line trains and shipping containers, which make up the creative ‘platforms’ of Village Underground. World class DJs have graced the decks at the club and 2018 holds performances from some great electro artists, including the likes of Dusky and Lo Shea.
South East London’s Corsica Studios has an intimate feel to it, with a minimalist space that allows the main focus to be on its standout sound system. Corsica Studios holds many events for electro fans including nights such as Jaded and popular artists such as Palms Trax and Route 8. Located in between the railway arches at Elephant and Castle, the unique venue is a hit with clubbers looking to party into the early hours.
Basing House is a contemporary electro music venue located on Kingsland Road in Shoreditch. The intimate space has a 300 capacity, perfect for those who prefer smaller sessions to larger warehouse style clubs. Basing House is a go-to spot for hardcore electro fans as its late-license on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays means that it is open later than other clubs in Shoreditch.The East London venue also has a roomy roof terrace, perfect for cooling off after a heavy session on the dancefloor.