Box office: 01268 205 300

Hire the Gielgud Room

The Gielgud Room is the latest venue to be added to the hire facilities at the Towngate Theatre.

This modern space can be transformed to host a range of functions from weddings to award ceremonies and charity and business events and is serviced by its own bar.

Hire this venue for…

Workshops and private celebrations

For more information

Contact our team at or call us on 01268 205300

Towngate Theatre Hire Rates 2023/24


  • Theatre Style: 80 max
  • Boardroom Style: 30 max
  • Cabaret Style: 60 max


  • 8.55sq metre raised stage
  • Own bar.

Configuration: Can be configured as either Theatre, Cabaret or Flat Floor.

Open access Wi-fi: The Towngate Theatre has open access Wi-Fi which covers the vast majority of the theatre complex. Any additional ICT requirements can be discussed at the time of booking.

Equipment for meetings/ conferences: A range of additional equipment is available for hire including: projectors, screens, flip-charts, PA systems and microphones.

Technical support for your event: Our experienced in-house technical team are here to help. Whether you are organising an awards ceremony, a presentation or your annual AGM, our technical team can show you how to get the best from your Towngate venue.

Disabled Access: The Towngate Theatre is fully accessible to people with disabilities, see Access and facilities for people with disabilities.

Event catering

Our well stocked Café bar and experienced event catering team can provide a full range of excellent, freshly prepared food: full dinners, buffets, hot meals, cakes and patisserie to suit your requirements (see the example menus).

To discuss your specific needs phone our catering manager on: 01268 205 296

Or send us an email (we will reply by email, or by phone if you leave your number).