Skip to main content
  1. Home
  2. What's On
  3. Bascule Chamber Concerts 2016

Bascule Chamber Concerts 2016

Please note:
This is a past event and has already taken place

See our current events

Following last year’s sell out concert series in the Bascule Chamber at Tower Bridge, composer Iain Chambers returns to fill the atmospheric subterranean Victorian space with a new programme.

London's greatest hidden space for an intimate vocal concert. The bascule chamber houses Tower Bridge's huge counterweights during lifting. When the bridge is at rest, this huge brick-lined space stands empty: a dramatic subterranean Victorian space. The chamber's unique acoustic is showcased here by specially-commissioned new works for voice, curated by Iain Chambers and performed by the award-winning Juice Vocal Ensemble and Ben See Group. Featuring classic and contemporary music, an unmissable and atmospheric concert providing a unique way to experience a great feat of Victorian engineering.

"Chamber music of a new kind under bridge." The Times
“He makes sweet music out of shrieking lorries, screaming drills and even leaf-blowers. Now composer Iain Chambers is using the sound of Tower Bridge in a new work performed below the Thames in its cavernous Bascule Chambers” Guardian

Essential information:


Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Compliment your Bascule Chamber Concert experience with a visit to Tower Bridge Exhibition. Step inside to explore its iconic structure, spectacular glass floor and sweeping panoramic views from the high-level Walkways, and the history behind this much-loved London landmark.

Book your tickets