London is a city that is famous for its history. One of the more interesting locations for people to go and see when in London is most definitely the Rivoli ballroom. Rivoli is not just any ballroom. It was opened in 1913 and renovated in 1950s. What makes it interesting is that its the only ballroom from that period that is still intact and in fact it’s full functional and in use.
Places to visit in London – Rivoli Ballroom
Exact location of Rivoli ballroom is Brockley Road, Crofton Park, which is of course in south London.
Ballroom follows art deco decorative style and has a capacity of up to 700. It’s quite a large, since it was originally a cinema. In 1957 new owner of the building converted it and reopened as a ballroom.
Many music start like Tina Turner, Oasis, Elton John and several others have recorded music videos for their songs at Rivoli. Events such as music concerts, cabarets, theater shows, jive parties and video shoots are frequently kept there.
To visit the ballroom check out the current events on their homepage and book a ticket. They usually have daily shows on their calendar so there is always an excuse to visit Rivoli. Dancing is one of those activities that are usually best done with a partner, so if you’re visiting London with someone special, make sure to visit Rivoli to enjoy its history, music scene and have fun dancing. Cheers and read you soon.