Our Partners

VAULT Festival would not be possible without the continued support of our supporting partners, our charity partners, and our venue partners.

If you or your business is interested in exploring our sponsorship and partnership opportunities, please contact us on visit our Business Packages page.

Supporting Partners

We Are Waterloo

WeAreWaterloo is co-sponsor of VAULT Festival 2022 and is the Business Improvement District (BID) for Waterloo, which works with over 400 businesses in the area to make Waterloo a great place to work, live and visit. Waterloo is a vibrant, dynamic and lively area, steeped in fringe culture and independent eateries with an undeniable sense of individuality, community and collaboration at its core. WeAreWaterloo actively promotes the neighbourhood’s unique character, while creating a safe and pleasant trading environment for businesses and visitors alike.

South Bank BID

Co-sponsor of VAULT Festival 2022, South Bank Business Improvement District (BID) operates on behalf of local businesses to improve and manage the area and promote South Bank as one of London’s leading destinations. Members of South Bank BID’s Board are drawn from local organisations and employers, to reflect the collective interests of businesses in the South Bank area. South Bank BID is delivered by South Bank Employers’ Group (SBEG), a unique not-for-profit partnership of major employers in South Bank, Waterloo and Blackfriars, with a long-term commitment to improving the experience of the area. Destination marketing for South Bank, and its venues and attractions is managed through www.southbanklondon.com.

Lambeth. Now’s the Time

Lambeth is a world of opportunity. For investment. For inclusive growth.
Stretching into the heart of London, Lambeth is well connected and well networked. It has a skilled and creative workforce ready for growth. With a wealth of opportunities for enterprise, we work closely with investors and developers to achieve rewarding outcomes. We want benefits for business and our local communities to go hand in hand. You’ll find that Lambeth today is proactive, collaborative and inclusive. Come and talk to us. Let’s make the future happen.

White Light

White Light is the complete production solution specialist operating in a range of markets such as theatre, corporate events, broadcast, concert touring, leisure, education and trade.


Steeldeck Stage Rentals have been providing creative, flexible and safe portable staging hire and tiered seating solutions to a wide range of events and productions for over 25 years. Whether small stage hire for a private party, camera risers for film sets, or bespoke stage structures for festivals, we are the experts at providing staging for hire and tiered seating that’s right for you.

Stage Sound Services

As a major independent supplier of sound and video equipment SSS provide a fully integrated service and technical expertise across the UK and internationally.

Nick Hern Books

Nick Hern Books is the UK’s leading specialist performing arts publisher with over 1,000 plays and theatre books in their catalogue.

Lost And Grounded

Lost and Grounded Brewers began in Bristol in July 2016. Known for their delicious flagship lager Keller Pils, they are now stocked amongst some of the most exciting venues in the country and beyond.

Family Arts Standards

VAULT Festival is committed to providing excellent family experiences, which is why we’re a partner of Family Arts Campaign, and accredited with Family Arts Standards. We’ve put together an incredible range of shows and events that can be enjoyed and appreciated by the whole family, with many events offering family discounts. The programme includes shows that are suitable for all, under 12s, or under 5s – you can find this info listed in each event. Our family show venues are accessible for wheelchair users and buggies, and we have accessible, gender-neutral toilets and baby changing facilities, free drinking water, and plenty of seating for feeding babies, including breastfeeding. If you have any questions about our facilities or would like to discuss your requirements, please email

Sea Containers London

Sea Containers London is a lifestyle riverside hotel on London’s South Bank with a design reminiscent of a 1920s transatlantic cruise liner. Our rooms offer a space to unwind, recharge and regroup, our guest rooms are the ideal base from which to explore London – and VAULT Festival. Use the promo code ‘VAULT’ for 20% off the best available rate at seacontainers.com along with 2x free tickets for VAULT Festival 2023.

Charity Partners

VAULT Festival exists to try and make people’s lives better. So every year we partner with different Charities and Not-For-Profit Organisations to raise money and drive engagement with the causes they’re working towards. In the past, our charity partners have included Help Refugees, HeforShe, The Passage, Child.Org, and Crew for Calais. Our partners for 2023 are:

Sustainably Run

In 2023, VAULT Festival are partnering with Sustainably Run, a not-for-profit social enterprise. For every £1.23 raised at VAULT Festival, Sustainably Run guarantees to plant a lifesaving tree in a developing country to help offset the environmental impact, whilst helping to positively impact poverty around the world.

Wellbeing in the Arts

Wellbeing in the Arts’ vision is an industry in which every individual, production and organisation has access to mental health and wellbeing support, where those who struggle with their mental health can share their experiences without fear of judgement or consequence, awareness and understanding of mental health issues is vastly improved, and the root causes of poor mental health in the workplace are addressed.

Venue Partners

The Vaults

Leake St, London, SE1 7NN | thevaults.london
The beating heart of VAULT Festival. The Vaults is London’s home for immersive theatre and alternative arts. Our mission is to collaborate and conspire, embracing artists from all walks of life to come together and inspire others.

Set in a maze of disused railway arches under Waterloo station in London, we encourage those that have a natural affinity to the unusual, the daring and the unknown. We want talented artists from every vocation to mutate their art; to make stuff that is challenging, accessible and imaginative. We are unparalleled, we are unexpected and we are under your feet.

The Glitch

134 Lower Marsh London SE1 7AE | theglitch.london
A vibrant, artsy café, bar & creative space in the heart of Waterloo, brought to you by VAULT Creative Arts.

Network Theatre

246A Lower Road, London, SE1 8SJ | networktheatre.org
Network Theatre is a community theatre space in the underground railway arches of London Waterloo station run by the volunteers of the resident Network Theatre Company.

Vaulty Towers

34 Lower Marsh, London, SE1 7RG | vaultytowers.london
Vaulty Towers is a quirky, cosy, and characterful pub on the iconic Lower Marsh.

Creative Partners

Pleasance Theatre Trust

Since 1985, Pleasance has been providing opportunities for fringe theatre in Edinburgh, and is now one of the best known and most respected venues at the Fringe. Joined by their Islington theatre in 1995, the Pleasance Theatre Trust provides a launch pad for some of the most memorable productions and renowned practitioners of the past decade and staying true to its mission of providing a platform for the talent of the future.


Summerhall, a vibrant cultural village in the heart of Edinburgh. A place where things happen, all kinds of interesting, wonderful and downright inspiring things.


Home work with international and UK artists to produce entertaining, extraordinary experiences, creating an exciting mix of thought-provoking film, art, drama, dance, and festivals, with a strong focus on new commissions, and talent development. HOME’s ambition is to push the boundaries of form and technology, to experiment, have fun, take risks and share great new art with the widest possible audience.

Fourth Monkey

Revolutionary Actor Training Company. Fourth Monkey training encourages connections between disciplines, practices and activities within the field of performance and creation. Fourth Monkey will present work as part of Generation V, with brazen and original work of the next generation of performance makers.

East 15

For over 60 years, East 15 has produced actors, directors, producers, theatre practitioners and technicians for the international stage, TV, film and radio. East 15 will present work as part of Generation V, with brazen and original work of the next generation of performance makers.


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