Concerts, recitals, theatre productions (no blackout), lectures, conferences, book promotions, exhibitions, meditation, rehearsals, craft fairs, etc.
Seating 100. 140 maximum. Total figure includes performers, staff front of house & back stage and audience (due to Health and Safety Regulations). Dimensions 11 m x 10.5 m. 8.5 m high.
Steinway grand piano, loop system, raised dais (stage - 2.5 m x 3.75 m), excellent acoustics. Ramp for wheelchair access, toilets with provision for wheelchair users. WiFi connection.
The piano is tuned four times a year by Mark Beglin, a Steinway approved tuner. In addition, arrangements can be made, on behalf of hirers, for piano to be tuned again prior to their concert. Cost of this tuning to be covered by hirer.
The hall with kitchen facilities may be hired for refreshments during the intervals of concerts etc. No Alcohol Licence held.
Premises Licence authorises performance of live or recorded music 10am - 11pm. Premises Licence does not cover amplified music outside the Church.
The church houses an historic Kirkland Organ. Please contact the Office to arrange access to this.
(from 1st January 2019)
Music and and arts venue, conferences, fairs, etc. - £27.50 per hour 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. - £33 per hour, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. plus caretaking free.
Invoices sent out monthly. Performing Rights Society charges will apply where appropriate.
Please Contact Us. Office staffed Monday 9.30am–4.30pm and Thursday 9.30am-4.30pm. Messages left at other times will be answered as soon as possible.
£25 non-returnable deposit is required to secure each booking. A visit to the church prior to hiring date must be made. (Fire and Safety Regulations.)
All bookings are at the discretion on the Management Committee.
Limited to loading and unloading.
A strict NO SMOKING/NO VAPPING rule applies to the whole premises.