The Mission Main Auditorium (with or without The Capsule backstage space), The Theatre Upstairs, or both performance spaces, can be hired for the presentation of performing arts, corporate events and training, conferences and festivals. For more information about hiring any of the spaces, click on the relative links to each area. For more general information, see below.

Available hire periods for The Mission Theatre:

a) Day - 9 am-5 pm

b) Evening - 6-11 pm

c) Whole day - 10 am-11 pm



The bars in the Main Auditorium and The Theatre Upstairs are run by members of Next Stage Theatre Company, and can be made available for all public performances. The bars are licensed to sell alcohol, and also serve a range of cakes, snacks, ice creams and soft drinks.

Technicians/Stage Managers:

If you are a Technician or a Stage Manager of a visiting company, please download our "Technical Specification" PDF for The Mission Theatre by clicking here.


To make an enquiry or place a booking please contact Ann Ellison (Artistic Director) or the Theatre Manager on 01225 428600 or email:

Gallery of images showing The Mission Theatre's Main Auditorium in a variety of layouts