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.

Tank / The Tragedy Behind Cart & Horses Triumph

Interview: Tank - Mick van Tuckerberg and Cliff Evans. With a new lineup and a bright future, despite recent loss, the band share details on their upcoming shows and new album. Interview: Photo: @rock_pixs

Gypsy’s Kiss / Future Plans And The Wine Tour Of Europe?

The origins of Iron Maiden with an in-depth look at David Smith and Steve Harris's early band, Gypsy's Kiss, and their historic memories of The Cart & Horses. Photo: Interview: @montyrockssewell @gypsyskissband @cartandhorseslondon @rock_pixs

The Cart & Horses

1 Maryland Point,
E15 1PF

Tel: 020 8534 0774