On Saturday 18 September 1982 V2 opened its doors under the name V2. At 15:00 there was the opening of an exhibition with also videos. At 22:00 there were performances and concerts by Mike von Bibikov, Zanzibar Twist, Zoo, and Nacht und Nebel.
V2 started officially on 3 / 4 September 1981, with the squatting of Vughterstraat 234 in Den Bosch. The squat was named V234, but it was generally shortened to V2 by the users and the public).