Hire for Theatre & Gigs

The Barn at Southwick Community Centre, a generous 12m x 8m space, perfectly blends modern conveniences with the charm of the historic farm site. This room seamlessly marries elegance with versatility, making it an idyllic setting for your theatre production or gig.

As a theatre The Barn can comfortably accommodate up to 150 attendees, making it an outstanding venue for dramatic performances. Flexible seating configurations, allow it to adapt to various performance styles; whether you’re planning a captivating theatre production, a local community performance, a school show, or a small-scale concert, The Barn is equipped to cater to your distinct needs.

Among the array of facilities at Southwick Community Centre, The Barn distinguishes itself as a preferred choice due to its capacity to adapt to a broad spectrum of event formats. This room is more than just a space; it’s a stage that promotes community engagement, encourages artistic expression, and facilitates memorable performances, embodying the vibrant spirit of our community centre. In addition, it comes complete with professional sound and lighting, a front of house staff, bar area, and dressing room facilities, making it an all-inclusive solution for your theatre or gig requirements.

Per Performance

Includes Stage and Public areas, Concert lighting, raked seating, Front of House staff, the Bar area and use of the Penny Dressing Room

  • Capacity – Seated 140 (with centre aisle), 150 (no aisle) with raked seating
  • Standing capacity for gigs 250
  • Evening (get in time 5pm) £426               
  • Matinee and Evening (9am) £800
  • Matinee (12pm) £385              
  • PRS & PPL licensing £24.50
  • Per Rehearsal / Get in Session
  • Morning / afternoon £99
  • Evening £140
  • All Day £315

Additional Extras

  • Full Theatre Lighting £69.50 Extra dressing room, all day £61.50
  • Full Theatre Lighting Plus £92 inc. haze machine, glitter ball
  • Box Office Service – Ticketing, Mailout, website, social media. Further details on request.

Please note.

We do not have inhouse sound or lighting techs if you need these please speak to us at the time of booking.

The Centre Bar is run by volunteers and is subject to availability. Please enquire at booking if you would like the Bar open for your event.  

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