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Venue Hire

Did you know that you can hire the Mercury Theatre for your conferences, meetings, drinks receptions or events (including weddings)?


  • Comfortable and versatile space.
  • Great, central location in the middle of Colchester.
  • Doesn’t break the bank.
  • Friendly staff and award-winning customer service.


  • Main Theatre (up to 483 seated capacity) from £600 per day.
  • Studio Theatre (103 seated capacity) from £20 per hour.
  • Bar from £20 per hour.
  • Digby Gallery – the perfect space to entertain your guests before a performance.

Bespoke packages are available to suit your needs. We can include catering, full technical support and event planning services. If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch or head in to see the space in person.

Take a look around! You can take a virtual tour of the Mercury and the different spaces on offer with our Virtual Tour.

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Please call us for more details on 01206 577006 or email

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