These rates apply to qualifying organisations and groups

We want you to hold your community meeting, school play or event with us, so we have made our prices as easy to access as we can. All schools, community groups and all smaller charities benefit from substantial discounts (detailed below).

These prices are available to:

  1. All schools, regardless of ticket prices
  2. Charities with a turnover of less than £500k per year
  3. Community groups with a turnover of less than £500k per year

They are not available to:

  1. Theatre shows/events marketed to the public with any ticket priced over £5 (except schools)


Theatre Spaces

Tickets can be sold at £5 per ticket. £3 (+VAT) to Storyhouse, with the rest going to the hirer (not available to all groups).

Alternatively, tickets can be charged at:

Storyhouse Theatre (click for more info)
(+VAT) per seat and £1.50 (+VAT) per ticket sold

Garret Theatre (click for more info)
£2 (+VAT) per seat and £1.50 (+VAT) per ticket sold

Both price plans include two technicians.


These heavily discounted rates are subject to maximum lead-in times, which is how we are able to offer them. Both theatre spaces can be booked up to a maximum of 9 months in advance.
Theatre hire is for an eight-hour session, extra hours by arrangement
Public events and shows include 2 x technicians (1 for Garret), web and brochure and customer service/stewards
All tickets for public events are sold through Storyhouse box office, allocations can be made to the client.
There are no per-ticket charges for a straight hire
Co-promoted rate is available by arrangement, tickets are sold through Storyhouse box office for both public and private events, allocations can be made to the client, per-seat charge applies as stipulated.
Booking fees apply through our box office for tickets priced over £10
Discounts for runs longer than one day by negotiation


Meeting room spaces

Along with two theatres, we have three meeting room spaces.

Garret Theatre, with bar: £30 per hour (seats up to 147)
Our flexible-studio style theatre. Seats up to 147 on raked seating, or seats can be removed to seat 100 at tables. Lighting, projector and large screen available.

Garret Bar: £15 per hour (seats up to 60)
This elegant space in Storyhouse’s glass extension is perfect for informal events.

Library Meeting Room: £15 per hour  (seats up to 14) 
A welcoming and creative space with a screen to plug into, ideal for smaller gatherings.


Meetings spaces include technical set up only, operators available at extra cost
Projectors and basic lighting options included where appropriate
Fire safety for guests is managed by the client, stewards are available at extra cost
Food and drink, delegate rates available
Free guest wi-fi
Boardroom price include a customer service assistant to manage access

All prices are subject to VAT.
Full terms and conditions on request.


Click here to fill out an enquiry form for hiring a space