The Town Close Auditorium
The Town Close Auditorium is a stylish and refined lecture theatre with a combination of fixed and flexible seating. It is ideal for conferences, presentations and performances.
It has excellent data projection, audio visual equipment and public address facilities, adjustable lighting, and access to the internet.
Available for daytime and evening events Monday-Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Fixed seating theatre style: 120 guests
All evening venue hire includes the use of the Rotunda area, plus the support of our venue hire coordinator, front of house and operations staff, cleaners and porters. We provide a cloakroom (not staffed), audio visual and public address equipment.
Our Museum catering team will meet all your requirements, from tea and biscuits to a three course dinner.
Daytime venue hire charges
Monday-Saturday and Sunday afternoon
- Half day rate 9am-12.30pm or 1.30-5pm £250
- Full day rate 9am-5pm £400
Evening hire charges
- Early evening 6-8pm £1,100
- Full evening 6-10pm £1,600
- Per additional hour (full evening only until 12 midnight) £175
Add additional room
- Exhibition Gallery £200
Venue hire charge applies to venue hire events using our own or approved caterers. We will consider requests to use external caterers who meet our operational requirements and high standards for an additional charge.
Specialist equipment and furniture, dedicated A/V support, tour guides, museum experts and costumed characters can be arranged at an additional charge. Approved contractors are available to provide additional supplies and services for more complex events. Entertainment and music should be organised by the client in liaison with our venue hire coordinator.
To discuss your requirements email email@example.com or telephone 01603 493625 Monday-Friday.