Our versatile Cafe Space is a welcoming, multi-functional area comprising of a flexible hall with a partition wall revealing the carpeted stage area. Easily customisable for a wide range of use cases, we host events, parties, live music, smaller shows, exhibitions, talks and much more. It also doubles up as our gallery, the walls enriched with inspiring contemporary and traditional arts and crafts.
The Cafe Space includes a licensed bar, a fully-featured catering kitchen, male/female/disabled toilets and access to a small green room area. A PA system, projector and lighting are all available on request. It can accommodate up to 70 (seated) or 100 (standing) people. The Cafe Space is hired out at £20 p/h with access to the hall space, kitchen, bar and loos. This increases to £30 p/h when including the stage areas.
The Old Church Theatre Space
The prominent old St. John’s Church building is a beautiful, listed building that’s perfectly suited to larger events, particulary performances and productions like live bands, theatre shows, festivals, big exhibitions or even weddings. Often compared to Hogwarts, this grand space is unlike anything else in the area thanks to its unique atmosphere. It accommodates up to 150 (seated) or 350 (standing) people.
The Old Church Space has a licensed bar, a large stage and a separate green room. A full PA system, projectors and multiple lighting options are also on offer. Hiring starts at £50 p/h with an all-day and evening rate of £500.
Located in the crypt, our sound studio features a fully rigged out mixing desk, quality mics and all the pro level equipment you need to make, record, mix and master your next big release.
Managed by an expert sound technician, the studio is available for workshops and to hire.
Contact us to request quotes/pricing information.
Our shared art studio is located at the back of the Cafe Space. This flexible, motivational area is perfect for small workshops and classes, as well as when you need a space to draw, paint, sculpt or craft that’s away from home.
We have ceramics classes, print workshops, paint-alongs and all sorts happening.
Our open studio time includes use of the facilities (easels, work benches, etc), access to our in-house materials store, advice/mentoring, and tea/coffee. There’s also a small, galley-style workshop and sink area in the crypt for minor woodworking etc.
Hot-Desking in our Art Studio
Our art studio also includes space for hot-desking with a maximum capacity of five people, depending on the artwork being produced at the time! Whether you need space to work on an upcoming project, somewhere inspiring to get the creative ideas flowing or you’re just interested in creating works to display in our space, we can tailor a programme that works for you. Get in touch for more information!
For more information, to check availability or to book our versatile spaces, please drop us a line or call us on 01494 445517.