Venue Hire


Events in the Main Theatre/Auditorium

St. James Theatre, Main House

Photo by Andrew Randall Photography

The main auditorium will be available during the day for private hire on a daily / half daily rate, providing the perfect setting for a wide range of functions and events.

On occasion the bar/brasserie can be hired in conjunction with the auditorium as a space for arrival refreshments and lunch to be served, providing the ideal space for guests to mingle and network.

To book now or request a quote please ring 0844 264 2150 or email us on

If your enquiry is about a show you would like to become part of our Studio or Theatre programme, please click here.

What the space can be used for

  • Press / Book / Product launches
  • Award shows
  • AGMs
  • Lectures / Seminars
  • Corporate Presentations
  • Cast & Crew Screenings
  • Showcases
  • Auditions & Castings
  • Rehearsals

Capacities: 312 auditorium seating

Technical equipment

  • The space is complemented by a full generic Lighting rig. Control console is an ETC Ion.
  • A Yamaha DM1000 sound desk controls a full range EM acoustics PA (2 x MSE-159, 3x MSE-61)
  • There is 1 Handheld and 1 lavaliere Sennheiser Radio microphones, as well a further 4Shure SM58 wired microphones
  • AV is provided by a Christie LW650 6500 Lumen projector and a freestanding projection screen, 305cm by 229cm. Run from a Mac Mini pro.
  • Playback is from a Tascam CD-500B