Please note no sound checks before 5pm as we have offices above the main venue, Monday to Friday.
Please note we no longer hire the room out for wedding receptions.
The main room is essentially a blank canvas and perfect for any type of event.
With a full bar it is suitable for gigs, art events, readings and corporate events; its flexibility is why it remains such a popular venue. Events with music will have 4% taken from the box office for PRS.
Main venue evening room hire rates (5pm-close):
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday = £200+vat
Thursday & Sunday = £240+vat
Friday & Saturday = £300+vat
Screen and projector hire is £30 plus VAT.
*This does not include a sound engineer – we have a list of recommended freelance engineer’s who are permitted to use the system who charge £120*
Black Box can sell tickets to your event online– there is a 10% service charge for this.
The smaller Green Room space boasts an intimate and friendly atmosphere, making it an ideal stage for acoustic, spoken word and comedy gigs alike.
The room contains a small PA. two toilets, screen & projector and bar facilities. Evening hire rate is £120 plus VAT but may change dependent on the nature of your event.
The Green Room is only available for evening hire Sunday-Wednesday (subject to availability)
Please note most shows are sold with limited unreserved seating – this means we have a mixture of seats and standing room and you may not get a seat.
We may occasionally offer special deals or offers on tickets, or discounts to customers on previously full price items.
We sell tickets on behalf of our clients including concert/show/event organisers and artists.
Our clients decide the face value price of the tickets and when a ticket is sold we pay our clients the money collected from the sale of that ticket.
Some shows will have concession tickets available for students, senior citizens (65 years and over only with identification) and disabled/unwaged (available with appropriate ID, for example JAM card).
The Black Box is an inclusive venue and we welcome Deaf and disabled customers to the venue
The Black Box has level access throughout the whole building from the street and has fitted accessible push button automatic doors
The Black Box offer a PA ticket for their own events at no additional cost for customers who require support to be able to attend our venue. Please get in touch if you would like to
arrange this for one of our own shows. For outside promoters that are hiring the venue we recommend they also provide free PA tickets for their event. They may need to be
contacted directly to arrange this.
We do not have a set viewing area, but before your visit here please ring us and we can reserve a space for you. Upon your arrival, please make yourself known, and our staff will be
more than happy for you to find a place for you to position yourself for the show.
We welcome any customers that may need to bring medication, food or drink, or medical equipment to manage a medical condition.
We welcome assistance dogs into the venue. If you plan on bringing one with you, please do let us know in advance
Occasionally some of our events here would use strobe lighting. Events using strobe lighting will have this warning in the description online and warning signs would be put up around the venue. If you have any concerns, please let us know.
If you are coming to an event and require assistance please call 02890244400 or email [email protected]