MetalTalk Venues – The Cart & Horses, London

Situated in Stratford, East London, the historic Cart & Horses is an iconic establishment famous for being the birthplace of the legendary Heavy Metal band Iron Maiden. 

It all began in the late 1970s when Iron Maiden performed their early gigs in the pub’s small live music room. The band’s connection to Cart & Horses is commemorated with memorabilia, plaques, and photographs that adorn the pub’s walls.

Today, Cart & Horses continues to host live music events featuring a variety of bands and artists, maintaining its status as a pilgrimage site for Iron Maiden fans and a hub for music enthusiasts. Whether you’re a Metalhead paying homage to a legendary band’s roots or simply looking for a unique music experience in London, Cart & Horses offers a special and historic atmosphere.

MetalTalk Venues / Cart & Horses, The Historic Birthplace Of Iron Maiden

The iconic Cart & Horses: Birthplace of Iron Maiden and a haven for Heavy Metal fans. Experience live music, history, and a unique atmosphere in London. #MetalTalkVenues @cartandhorseslondon

Steve Harris / British Lion To Play The Cart & Horses

Join British Lion on their 16-date UK Tour in January 2024, starting at the iconic Cart & Horses venue where Iron Maiden made history. Photo: @rock_pixs @britishlionuk

The Cart & Horses

1 Maryland Point,
E15 1PF

Tel: 020 8534 0774