Hirings

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The Apollo theatre is available for private hire or for visiting shows .   We can offer a range of support – see below.  If you would like to hire the theatre, please email us  in the first instance for a discussion about your requirements.

The auditorium is a flexible space with excellent acoustics and comfortable seating on two levels; it is suitable for a wide range of uses, including, obviously, stage and musical productions and concerts (and rehearsal space) but also conferences, presentations, award ceremonies, film shows and so on.  There are other spaces in the theatre building, including dressing-room and bar area, which are also available for hire, either as part of a ‘package’ or separately.

If you have a touring show and would like to put it on at the theatre, we can offer either ‘flat fee’ or ‘percentage of hire’ arrangements; items such as online ticketing are available.

Auditorium only (stalls seat 100, including 2 wheelchair spaces; circle seats 30) includes basic lighting, auditorium lighting, front of house manager, tables & chairs if required.  Additional items available include stage lighting, theatre sound, projector and screen (all including technican support), keyboard
Auditorium and stage includes stage working lights, dimmable auditorium lighting, front of house manager, stage technician, use of dressing-room.  Additional items available include stage lighting (basic or advanced), theatre sound, projector and screen, keyboard
Dressing-room includes tables and chairs if required
Bar area with or without bar service, subject to licensing laws
Tea/coffee service priced either by the cup or ’10 for the price of 9’ if number of attendees is known in advance
Marketing and ticketing ·         event promotion on our website is available if required·         use of our online booking service is available; alternatively tickets can be sold in our box office, subject to our normal box office opening hours
Hirers are responsible for their own programmes, posters and other publicity
Hire of props, scenery, furniture etc is possible by prior arrangement with the theatre; we can also hire equipment on your  behalf from a theatrical supplier, the cost of which will be recharged to you