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A Fabulous Venue to hire

The Grand Theatre is the perfect venue to add elegance and razzmatazz to your meeting or event. Following a £1.2 million refurbishment in Summer 2016, we now offer four beautiful art deco style function areas for hire, in addition to the Grade 2 listed auditorium.

Our in-house events team is on hand to support your planning from start to finish and to ensure that your event will be one to remember.

The Auditorium

The Grand Theatre boasts a magnificent, three-tiered, 1,200 seat auditorium, guaranteed to add the wow factor to all presentations, award ceremonies and conferences. We have welcomed world-renowned actors, singers and dancers, as well as politicians. Winston Churchill, Sir Ian McKellan, Sean Connery have all graced our stage. Could you be next?

The classic Victorian auditorium can also provide a stunning period backdrop for photoshoots and filming location. Contact the events team to discuss your requirements further.

Spotlight Lounge

Located adjacent to the Grand Circle Bar, the Spotlight Lounge is a versatile, multi-use room which can be arranged to suit your corporate needs. This rectangular room is ideal for workshops, presentations, training and networking events and boardroom meetings for up to 30 people. The room can also host 20 people for a sit-down meal.

The Spotlight Lounge is air-conditioned, has a fridge and has a 65-inch TV screen (with HDMI data feed)

The Spotlight Lounge hosts 20 people seated or 30 people for a buffet or networking event.

Utopia Suite

Named after the first show ever to be performed at the Grand Theatre, the Utopia Suite is situated on the Dress Circle level. With its private bottle bar and kitchenette, the suite is ideal for corporate entertaining, providing a sophisticated venue for an intimate drinks reception or private dinner party. During the day, the suite also lends itself to smaller meetings, interviews and training sessions.

The room can be extended to include the Dietrich Booth. It has a 32-inch TV screen (with HDMI data feed)

The Utopia Suite hosts 12 people seated or 20 people for a buffet or networking event.

The Encore Lounge

The Encore Lounge on the ground level of the theatre is the perfect setting for corporate social events. Whether you are hosting a launch party, quiz night or drinks reception, the lounge boasts a bottle bar, four large booths and performance area. There’s even a piano if you want to add live music to your occasion*.

The space is adaptable and can host 60 people seated or 150 people for a buffet or networking.

The Encore Lounge has a 43-inch TV screen (with HDMI data feed)

*A pianist is available to hire. Speak to our events team for more details.

All the televisions can be linked to a live show relay so that you can watch all the action from the main stage or the Encore Lounge’s performance area.

For more information or to discuss your event requirements further, contact our events team on 01902 573320 or


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