Venue Hire

Below are some different uses for The Cinema Area Bar and Cafe as hired by members of the public. You can see it being prepared for play, a choir singing, a party, cinema and kids film showing. There are possible others, too many to mention in fact.

Venue Hire – Price List

Watch Parties/Private Screening/Seminars: (3hrs)

Tuesday – Sunday peak times – £250

Tuesday – Sunday off peak times – £200

All day hire – £500 (total 7 hrs)

(See the what times/which days are available section below for more info).

We have bar licence usable until 11pm

The initial arrangements to hire a screen are carried out exclusively through email:

Please make sure to read the below FAQs prior to emailing, as they will likely answer any questions you may have:



How many guests can I invite?

This depends on social distancing. As we are currently allowed to operate with no social distancing restrictions, you can have a total of 40 guests (including yourself)

What can I watch?

Included in the price is any film that we are already screening or the film of your choice from DVD or Blu-ray that is under 2.5 hours in length.

You can also use the screen for videogames, with an HDMI and ethernet cable provided to attach your console to our screen. We can provide a console, games or controllers for £20 hire for an hour.

What times are available?

Our usual hire slots times may vary slightly, upon your request.

Those marked with an * are Off Peak, along with the 5.30pm and 8.30pm on Sundays and all day on Mondays. All others are charged at Peak rate.

To check if your chosen time and date is available, please email us

What happens on the day?

Between each screening or hire, the venue will be deep cleaned for your safety. We therefore ask that you arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your slot to ensure there is minimal waiting. – unless you wish to arrive earlier for a pre-hire drink in our cafe. We do ask that you arrive promptly as we may not to be able to delay the start of your hire as it will have a knock-on effect to other screenings.

Our café will open throughout your hire for and drinks and snacks you wish to purchase.

Can I bring decorations / my own food with me?

You are certainly welcome to bring your own decorations. You can’t bring your own food. You can bring your birthday cake.

Can I make my hire a public event or private party?

You can, though different rules will apply and we can go through this with you upon request.

We have prosecco and champagne in our bar.