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Venue and Conference Hire

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Congreve Room

A versatile room perfect for private events

Situated on the top floor of the Playhouse this light and spacious room overlooks the restaurant and bar area. The Congreve Room is perfect for a variety of functions including corporate hospitality evenings, private dinners, meetings and team building. The room has plenty of natural daylight and also has a projection screen and black out facilities.

Dimensions*

Length: 11.7m
Width: 7.1m
Total Area: 83m2
Minimum Height: 2.4m
*Rounded to the nearest 10cm

Layout

Theatre Style: 90 people
Boardroom: 45 people
Buffets & Receptions: 100 people
Classroom: 46 people
Cabaret: 40 people

Priestley Room

A quiet and versatile space

Situated adjacent to the main entrance foyer and within easy reach of the bar and restaurant, the Priestley Room is a quiet, versatile space that can be set up and used in many different ways. The room is ideal for audio visual equipment and can also be a great location for entertaining clients during the interval of a show.

Dimensions*

Length: 7.4m
Width: 6.6m
Total Area: 49m2
Minimum Height: 2.1m
*Rounded to the nearest 10cm

Layout

Theatre Style: 50 people
Boardroom: 25 people
U-shape Boardroom: 20 people
Buffets & Receptions: 50 people
Classroom: 20 people

Meeting Room

Ideal for board meetings

Overlooking the restaurant and bar area and with plenty of natural daylight, our Meeting Room is ideal for smaller board meetings or as a syndicate room.

Dimensions*

Length: 7.3m
Width: 3m
Total Area: 22m2
Minimum Height: 2.4m
*Rounded to the nearest 10cm

Quarry Theatre

Our largest theatre space has been showcasing the very best in theatre for over 21 years

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Designed to maximise the performance of the many renowned actors who have appeared at the Playhouse, the ample stage gives you the perfect platform to inspire your audience.

Fitted with technology of the highest standard this sizable single tier amphitheatre seats up to 750 people. The seating is arranged in 14 rows sweeping around the shape of the stage.

You can see 360 degree HDR videos of the Quarry Theatre using these links.   please be patient whilst the files download: requires QuickTime to view.

Quarry Theatre
Quarry Theatre Annotated
Conference Style

Courtyard Theatre

The perfect presentation space for a smaller audience

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A contemporary and intimate setting with seating for 350 people, the Courtyard Theatre is a rectangular space consisting of single tier raked seating, with two galleries that surround the central seating on three sides.

The perfect presentation space for a smaller audience, the auditorium gives you all the benefits of being on a professional stage in a more personal environment.

Please note that the total number of seats available varies depending on the configuration of the theatre for each production.

You can see 360 degree HDR videos of the Courtyard Theatre using these links.   please be patient whilst the files download: requires QuickTime to view).

Courtyard Theatre
Courtyard Theatre, Traverse (The Snow Queen)
Courtyard Theatre (Bedroom Farce)

Layout
End On: 350 people

Dimensions*
Stage Depth: 10.8m
Stage Width: 11.7m

*Rounded to the nearest 10cm

Breakout Areas

Whatever your need, our dedicated team is ready to work with you to create an event that stands out from the rest.

In addition to our three main meeting rooms, and the two auditorium, our large Foyer can be dressed as a welcome desk and exhibition space. We also have a large restaurant area that can be used to cater for conference guests.

You can can see 360 degree HDR videos of both areas using these links.   Please be patient whilst the files download: requires QuickTime to view).

Foyer Welcome Desk
Buffet Style Lunch

"The venue was terrific and the technical staff very supportive."
Chris Hames, Arts Council England.

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