Eventim Apollo (formerly Hammersmith Odeon) is located in Hammersmith, West London which is only 15 minute drive from Clayton Hotel Chiswick. There is also a bus going to Hammersmith directly and the bus stop is right outside the hotel main entrance.
It is one of UK’s largest venue for major live music and comedy venue with the capacity over 3,500 together with the standing capacity of 5,000. Besides, It is one of best-preserved original theatres that opened in 1932 and originally named Gaumont Palace. It is famously designed by Robert Cromie, the Head Architect in Art Deco style. It became a Grade II listed building since 1990 and has been well-loved by all the legendary artists performing here at Eventim Apollo. With a rich and dazzling history of entertaining records, Eventim Apollo embraced all of the best and prominent stars in the world including The Beatles appearing 38 times between 1964 and 1965, David Bowie, Queen, Bob Marley and The Rolling Stones who have packed out the crowds back to old days.
After a £5 million major refurbishments have taken place, Formerly Hammersmith Odeon has officially renamed to Eventim Apollo and reopened its doors again in 2013 while keeping the original art deco designs and beautiful historical fixtures and fittings which you can see in the venue. It is also combined with a touch of contemporary design such as the colourful foyers in different area and the new bar in natural daylight background. The multi-coloured LED lighting on the façade displays the status of Eventim Apollo as one of most celebrated music venues to guarantee an excited musical night out in West London.
Directions from Clayton Hotel Chiswick to the Eventim Apollo
- Drive via A4 for 12 minutes or B409 for 20 minutes
- Gunnersbury tube station is only a 3 minute walk from Clayton Hotel Chiswick, take the district line to Hammersmith station and walk 2 minutes to the Eventim Apollo