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Hiring the Hopwood Theatre

Hopwood Theatre

The Hopwood Theatre is available to hire by external parties and organisations who want to make use of this fantastic space for a range of events. Our team is able to work

with you to help determine exactly what it is you need and how we can best help provide it.

Prices for hiring the venue are:

  • £50 per hour for a minimum of four hours (includes use of the car park and front of house team with box office staff)
  • £25 per hour for rehearsals/preparatory sessions leading up to the main event – no minimum hours
  • £15 per hour for classrooms that need to be hired in the building

For some events, there may be additional staffing costs. These include:

  • Theatre Technician - £14.50 per hour – Any time
  • Security Officer/Caretaker – £12.00 per hour – 8:30am-5:30pm
  • Security Officer/Caretaker – £18.00 per hour – Saturdays
  • Security Officer/Caretaker – £24.00 per hour – Sundays and Bank Holidays

A Theatre Technician is required for use of any technical equipment needed for your event, show or performance (such as mixing desk, lighting, microphones, projection, smoke machine, wireless comms, speakers and amplification and more). Security/Caretaking staff are needed to open and close the facility either side of the event.

With catering options, a confectionery shop, a mobile bar and a free on-site car park with 150 spaces available, there are plenty of reasons to choose the Hopwood Theatre for your event.