Frequently Asked Questions
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What are the opening hours?
The auditorium is available for hire seven days a week. Our bookings start at 8.00am and events must finish by 11pm (midnight on Saturdays). The office is generally open from Monday to Friday 11am-4pm, but please contact us before visiting.
What do I get when I hire the Round Chapel?
Your booking includes:
- Exclusive use of the auditorium.
- Access to the kitchen, dressing room and the toilets.
- A member of staff on site, available to assist with venue-specific issues that arise.
- Furniture set up according to your requirements.
- Parking on site for four vehicles.
Are there any restrictions at the Round Chapel?
As it is Grade II* listed building, it’s not possible to attach anything to the fabric of the building. All decorations/props must be freestanding or attached with string/cable ties. Noise levels must also be kept to a reasonable level. Moreover, using confetti, glitter cannons, smoke machines and helium balloons is prohibited. The Round Chapel is a non-smoking venue.
Is there disabled access into the Auditorium?
Yes, the auditorium is fully accessible to wheelchair users via a ramp. There are also disabled toilet facilities and we have a secure parking space that can be reserved by prior arrangement.
How many people can your spaces accommodate?
For theatre-style events using only chairs, we can accommodate up to 300 people. If standing-only, we can hold up to 500 people on the ground floor. For concerts and recitals, the balcony can be used to increase capacity up to 800, but this must be agreed in advance. For wedding receptions & cabaret-style events, the maximum capacity is 240 people.
How can I book the Round Chapel?
You can make a booking by using the form at the bottom of this page.
Where can I find full terms & conditions of hiring The Round Chapel.
You can find our terms and conditions here.
Can I sell tickets and alcohol in the venue?
We do not have a designated box office or a bar. We do have a premises licence and for licensed events there are a number of important additional conditions and commitments which hirers must adhere to. These are available upon request.