VENUE HIRE FAQs

The Empty Space Theatre is available to hire. 

What Information Do You Need From Me?

To help us supply accurate information. Please provide our team with the date you would like to make the booking and how many hours you require the venue. What time you will need the venue from, and what time you will be finished, including set up and get out time. 

Do You Have Parking?

Yes! We have parking right outside our venue. 

How Much Do You Charge?

We want to make sure that we can get you the best price possible. We will give an individual quote for each enquiry and will depend entirely on your requirements. Our guideline price for a full day hire of the venue (12 hours). This is £475 plus VAT. 

Is the Venue Accessible?

Yes! We are really proud that we are a fully accessible venue. This includes a ramp into our building, a ground floor main stage and an accessible toilet. 

Can We Decorate the Space?

Of course! You are welcome to decorate and adapt the space, provided the decoration does not damage the space or cause a fire risk. 

How should I promote my show? 

We want your show to sell out, so we are more than happy to help with your publicity! We encourage all of our hires to send over a PR kit to help us promote the show.

The best PR Kits include:

  • A high-quality poster of the show in both A4 and 1x1.

  • Images - rehearsal images, actors headshots, creative team headshots. All 1x1

  • Videos - Rehearsal videos, interviews and announcements. All 1x1

  • Written Material - A blurb about the show, information on the actors and creatives, an interesting hook, and any reviews or quotes.

  • This will be included in our email newsletters and on our social media. You can also put leaflets, banners and posters in the space on the lead-up to the show. 

 

Can I Bring My Own Catering?

Yes! You are welcome to bring your own catering. We have a small kitchen facility which you are able to use for hot beverages, and a fridge to store any catering. We do not have cooking facilities. 

Do You Promote the Event?

We are more than happy to promote the event on our social media channels. We are always trying to help bring guests into the venue, or sell tickets to the show! 

Do You Provide a Technician?

Our Theatre Hire does not include a technician. However, we can source a technician for you as we have a list of technicians we regularly work with. 

Do You Handle Ticket Sales?

If you require us to handle ticket sales when hiring our venue, we can do so. This will be an additional cost.

 

Can I Book Individual Spaces?

Yes! The Theatre is made up of 3 different spaces. The Main Space, the Meeting Room & The Bar Area. You are able to hire each space individually. Prices are available on request. These spaces can be used for different purposes, such as rehearsal rooms, conference rooms or for networking events. 

What is Your Cancellation Policy?

Cancellation 8 days prior to booking is free of charge. Cancellation of the hire 3-7 days prior to the booking will incur a 50% charge. Cancellation 48 hours before will incur a 75% charge.

Event Rearranging is negotiable. 

How Much Support Do You Provide?

When you hire our theatre, we will support you as much as we can. Whether it's your first time hiring a venue or you are a seasoned professional. Our team is here to make sure your theatre hire goes as smoothly as possible. 

What Type of Events Do You Hold?

Our venue is available for hire for a plethora of different events! We have already hosted parties, conferences, theatre shows, cabarets, wedding receptions, live music, comedy nights, workshops, yoga, and so much more! We are a versatile venue, so get in touch! 

 

Do You Have Parking?

Yes! We have parking right outside our venue.