Many of London’s famous venues and party venues originated as illegal party venues in immense warehouses, dilapidated market halls, dingy railway stations or abandoned factory buildings, which makes them interesting not only from a cultural and sociological, but also from an architectural point of view. After documenting the charms of Parisian brasserie culture in 2014, photographer Henk van Cauwenbergh now captures the essence of London’s extravagant club scene and its most iconic entertainment venues.
Exquisite Venues of London
From illustrious superclubs to more intimate lounge bars, London has an unprecedented array of glamorous and sophisticated nightlife venues to offer. Whether you’re looking for a hardcore night of clubbing, an endless dance rave or something more relaxed, away from the neon glow and disco balls, the city will never disappoint.
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