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Interested in hiring a space at the Mercury Theatre?

Our spaces

Our 2021 refurbishment has given us lots of rooms to host almost any occasion. Our production block houses a fully-accessible rehearsal room, dance studio and creative learning space that can accommodate a large number of activities from dance classes, fitness sessions, group rehearsals and workshops.

With a reception area, changing facilities and access to the main building we hope these spaces will provide a home for a number of community groups. Details for each space and a booking form can be found below.

All of our spaces benefit from:

  • Competitive hourly and day rates with discounts for regular use, charities and members of our corporate scheme
  • Free high speed Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioning
  • Discounted parking for attendees
  • Accessible parking on site (must be pre-booked)
  • Discounts in our beautiful café bar
  • Opportunity for regular hirers to have first refusal on available hires slots for the theatre and studio stages
  • Catering Packages available – add one of our per delegate full-day or half-day packages to provide your attendees with refreshments throughout your event. Prices start from as little as £6 per attendee and there are a variety of packages to suit all needs – and appetites!
  • The services of our professional and friendly staff
  • High profile town centre location
  • The opportunity for tickets for your events to be sold by the Mercury Theatre box office

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Looking to hire with us for a performance in Summer 2024? Click the button above. For all other hires, please read on! 



What do our hirers think?

“I just wanted to say a very big thank you for today. It was a great event and the feedback has been amazing. Please thank the chef who did an amazing job as well as all the staff involved. They were all so friendly and genuinely happy to be working at the Mercury.”

“It’s a really great, comfortable space – staff were very attentive and friendly. It was perfect for our requirements – and if we needed a venue in future, we’d definitely look at using Mercury Theatre again.”

“I’m very happy with the service provided, with such thought and consideration. I felt very welcomed and looked after by everyone upstairs, the box office and the café. The experience from start to finish was a pleasure.”

Rehearsal Room

  • 11.7m x 15.4m
  • Socially distanced capacity 40 and full capacity 80
  • Lots of natural light
  • Double-height ceiling
  • Integrated sound system
  • Air conditioning
  • Mirror wall

Dance Studio

  • 10.4m x 11.7m
  • Socially distanced capacity 30 and full capacity 40.
  • Fully sprung dance floor
  • Ballet barre
  • Air conditioning
  • Mirror wall

Creative Learning Space

  • 10.8m x 8.1m
  • Socially distanced capacity 30 and full capacity 40
  • Located at the front of the building
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • Audio induction loop system
  • In-built projector
  • In-built sound system
  • Stepless lift access to the door

Meeting Rooms

We have two meeting rooms which are perfect for in-person and hybrid meetings. Both are hired on an hourly basis with discounts available for charities and corporate partners.

Each meeting room hire includes:

  • A state of the art space, seating up to 14, or 6 socially distanced
  • 65″ screen and webcam to connect to others and show off your presentations and content
  • Air-conditioning with a remote control to find the perfect temperature
  • Flipchart and pens on request when you need them

Booking for your team?

Consider our catering packages



Join us at the Mercury by booking one of our workspaces, which are available to hire for the day, week or longer with options available for freelancers, people working flexibly, those in the creative industries, charities, corporate partners and regular users.

Members of our Mercury Creatives scheme get 25% off on all workspace pricing.

Our workspaces include:

    • Desk space with or without a PC
    • Bookable Tuesday-Saturday 10-6pm
    • High-speed broadband
    • 10% off on the Mercury’s Café Bar
    • COVID-compliant air conditioning
    • Shared office in a collaborative workspace
    • With printing and photocopying facilities, phonelines, discounted parking and postage available too

What do our workspace users think?

“It was a pleasure to work in what felt a very happy and productive workplace.”

For more information and to check out the great multi-buy deals we have, click the link below

Info and Pricing

Conference and Events

Our fantastic new facilities give us the ability to host a wonderful conference or event –  speak to us about what we can offer and let us help you plan a unique and memorable function.

How to Hire

Please fill out the enquiry form below to get in touch any bookings. A member of the team will contact you to confirm your booking.
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