Venue Hire

The Acorn, with its central location and close proximity to the rail station, car parks and town is well equipped for your hire. We can offer the choice of our Main Auditorium, Cabaret Bar or the whole building, which can be hired for a variety of events; from workshops to theatre shows, dance productions and talks – set in our beautiful former Wesleyan Methodist chapel.

Our spaces are available throughout the year and can be booked once or on a regular basis. We can offer a bespoke package tailored to your requirements. The Main Auditorium and Cabaret Bar are fully accessible.

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Main Auditorium
The Main Auditorium is our largest space, with original chapel features and plenty of room for your event. Facilities include brand-new and flexible LED lighting, an excellent PA system, the option for projection capability and a semi-sprung floor.
Theatre seating: 177
Standing (plus balcony): 220
Cabaret (plus balcony): 146

Cabaret Bar
The Cabaret Bar is on our lower-ground floor and includes an auditorium area in front of the bar. The space is versatile and can be set up cabaret style, theatre, boardroom etc. It includes a PA system and projection capability under a relaxed, intimate setting.
Theatre seating: 60
Standing: 80
Cabaret: 50