Cafe SpaceOur versatile Cafe Space is a welcoming, multi-functional area. It is a flexible hall with a partition wall revealing the carpeted stage area. Easily set up for a wide range of hires, 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 & crafts.
The Cafe Space features a licensed bar, fully featured catering kitchen, male/female/disabled toilets and small green room area. A PA system, projector and lighting are all available on request. It can accommodate 80 people max seated, 100 standing. The CafeSpace is hired out at £20p/h with access to the hall space, kitchen, bar and loos, £30p/h to include the stage areas.
The Old Church Theatre SpaceThe prominent old St John’s Church building is a beautiful, listed building in which to hold 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 an asset to the area with it’s unique atmosphere. Seated accommodates 250 max. Standing 300 max.
It has a licensed bar, large stage, and seperate green room. A full PA system, projectors and multiple lighting options are also on offer. Hire rate starts from £50 p/h (min 3 hours).
Sound StudioLocated in the Crypt, our Sound Studio features a fully rigged out mixing desk, quality mic and all the pro level equipment you need to get quality recordings of your content along with top level mixing and mastering
Run by our expert sound technician, Andy, the Sound Studio is available for workshops and to hire
At the back of the Cafe Space is our shared art studio space. Run by our Artist in Residence, this flexible, motivational area is perfect for small workshops, classes and your own drawing, painting or making practise.
Our Open Studio time offers use of the facilities (which include easels, work bench etc), access to our in-house materials store, advice/mentoring, and tea & coffee etc. There is also a small galley-style workshop and sink area in the Crypt too, for minor woodworking etc.
Hot Desking in our Art Studio
The art studio is available to use in a ‘hot-desking’ manner, with a max capacity of 8 people, depending on the artwork being produced at the time! Whether you need a space to work on an upcoming project, need an inspiring space to get the creative ideas flowing or are interested in creating works for display in our space, with flexible terms we can tailor a programme to you