The spaces available consist of the main hall with stage and configurable orchestra pit, foyer, box office, dressing or rehearsal room, and technical backstage areas. Scroll down for full Floor Plan
Users may hire the whole premises or just the bar, rehearsal spaces or the main hall without use of the stage facilities.
Parking can be made available for up to 20 cars at the front of the theatre, depending on time of day.
High speed WiFi is now available; details will be shared with hirers.
Main Auditorium 14.5m x 8.5m
The Playhouse is a conventional "end-on" theatre which normally seats up to 156.
66 at floor level and up to 90 in raked seating.
Configurable seating: The raked seating can be retracted to leave a capacity of up to 80-100 seated at tables, or around 120 in concert/lecture configuration.
There are 10 folding tables (6ft x 2.5ft) which can be used for events such as quiz nights or music halls with supper.
The stage has ample wing space, a large scenery dock, and under- and back-stage areas.
Sections of the floor can be lifted out to form a large orchestra pit for a 10+ piece band.
Ideal space for performances, dance events, drama workshops, fitness classes, private parties, and other community or commercial events.
Bar Area 6.2m x 5.8m
Upstairs kitchen area
This is a large room on the upper floor which, when not used as a dressing room, is ideal for rehearsals of up to 10 or 15 people depending on the type of work being performed. It can be booked on its own.
A full list of equipment, and stage & technical facilities available can be supplied on request. Hirers may also bring in their own scenery and sound and lighting units as long as they have been approved by the management in advance to be compliant with our safety standards, in particular in terms of electrical inspection and testing.
A simplified list of equipment is shown below.