Venue Hire

For Artists interested in joining our theatre program of events please contact: The Queen’s Hall Administrator, Camilla Hastings – HastingsC@cranbrook.kent.sch.uk.

For Commercial and Community Hires please contact Cranbrook Schools Lettings Administrator, Amanda Bayliss – BaylissA@cranbrook.kent.sch.uk.

Please refer to our Technical Specification section to see what we can provide with your hire.

Theatre Hire Guide Charges

Commercial and Corporate Events 

Day:Monday – ThursdayFridaySaturday – Sunday
Hourly Rate£80 £100£120
Total (inc VAT)£96£120£144

There is a 4 Hour Minimum Hire on all events 

4 Hours £320 £400 £480 
Total (inc VAT) £384 £480 £576 

The hire period should be estimated to cover the whole period your company plans to use the Theatre, including setting up, rehearsals and performances, this can vary from 4 hours for a simple Conference to 12+ hours for a Performing Arts showcase, in some cases total hire costs can be reduced by arranging a “Pre-rig” where the Theatre will be set up to your specification prior to your arrival. Pre-rigs are charged at £30 per hour. Please feel free to contact the Theatre’s Technical Manager Kester Hulland-Rumley (Hulland-RumleyK@cranbrook.kent.sch.uk) for advice on technical requirements, hire periods and pre-rigs.

Additional Costs and Discounts: 

  • All profits from the Queen’s Hall Bar go to the Queen’s Hall Theatre.
  • 10% of all ticket sales go to the Queen’s Hall Theatre.
  • Theatre Staff provided by the Queen’s Hall Theatre, although there may be a surcharge for additional staff depending on the scale of your hire.
  • Community Organisations within the TN17 &TN18 area are eligible for a “TN”17% Discount. 

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