Space Hire

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‘The venue was beautiful, all the staff were great, and we were very well looked after. A pleasure from start to finish.’
ARTIST MANAGER FOR MARY EPWORTH

Our vibrant, multi-purpose venue offers a wide range of flexible and varied spaces to hire. Whether you are looking to take over the building for a conference/event with additional rooms available for break-out spaces, want to host a smaller scale event in one of our studio spaces, or are just looking for a small room for meetings or rehearsals, we can help.

Situated in the heart of the city, Exeter Phoenix is located just off the high street and nearby to hotels, public car parks, and within walking distance of public transport links. Exeter Phoenix also boasts a box office, film production resource, and technical support is available from our expert staff.

With our flexible spaces, convenient location, catering options, technical support and dedicated staff, Exeter Phoenix is the perfect venue for your event.

Scroll down to see a breakdown of the different spaces we have available to hire. If you are interested in hiring our venue, please contact amber@exeterphoenix.org.uk to begin your enquiry.

CATERING OPTIONS

Exeter Phoenix Café Bar is on hand at all times to ensure your catering and hospitality requirements are met.

As well as a selection of delicious food, hot/cold drinks which can be ordered from our bar during opening hours, we can also offer bespoke catering options for your event. Buffet menus are available, with catering options for a variety of needs and budgets. The Café Bar is fully licensed, with a license for entertainment until 2am.

Catering is available for a variety of needs and budgets. Please contact our Café Bar team (phoenixcafebar@exeterphoenix.org.uk) for more information.

EQUIPMENT HIRE

We have a range of equipment available to hire – with technical support if needed – to help your event run smoothly. You can discuss your requirements when making a booking.

As well as event-specific equipment, our Film Production Resource also maintains a large selection of industry standard filmmaking equipment. Find out more here >>

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OUR SPACES

Below you will find a breakdown of the spaces we regularly hire out. We also have bespoke hire arrangements and configurations available to suit different needs. Get in touch to find out more.

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AUDITORIUM

16M X 11M X 7M HIGH

  • £375 per events
  • £175+ for tech (sound/lighting, plus technician)
  • £375 per event
  • Seated capacity, 138 to 270 (various formats available)
  • Standing capacity, 450 (or 510 with balcony seating alongside)
  • Dressing room available
  • Tech spec available on request
  • £15 per person per hour for security if required

STUDIO 1

16M x 7.2m

  • From £23 per hour
  • Capacity 70 + seated theatre style
  • Capacity 120 max standing (depending on room set up)
  • Basic lighting rig set up
  • Sprung dance floor
  • One wall mirrored, blackout curtains to cover
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studio 2

9.3m x 6m

  • From £18 per hour
  • Capacity 40 in theatre style
  • Capacity 15-20 boardroom style
  • Laminated floor
  • Big windows/bright room
  • One wall mirrored, blackout curtains to cover

studio 3

6.5m x 5.2m

  • From £13 per hour
  • Capacity of 14 boardroom style
  • Capacity of 12 for art classes
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THE WORKSHOP

6M X 5.5M, GROUND FLOOR (INCL. BAR)

  • From £23 per hour
  • Newly refurbished ground floor space with a bar, plus PA, stage lighting, projector and screen
  • Capacity 40 in theatre style
  • Capacity 15 – 20 in boardroom style
  • Fully accessible

studio 74

cinema (GROUND FLOOR)

  • £200 full day / £100 half day
  • Technical support from £30, cost depending on requirements
  • Capacity 74 with fixed raked seating
  • Space includes projector, screen, speakers, and lectern
  • Good for film screenings, presentations, conferences
  • Fully accessible
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meeting room

6m x 4.5m

  • From £18 per hour
  • Capacity 10 boardroom style
  • Good for meetings, conferences, small classes
  • Big windows

TOP STUDIO

9.3M X 6M

  • From £16 per hour
  • Capacity 40 in theatre style
  • Capacity 15-20 boardroom style
  • Mirrored wall
  • Wooden floorboards
  • Big windows/bright room
  • One wall mirrored
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DIGITAL WORKSHOP

5.5m x 4m

  • £200 full day / £100 half day (concessions £90 full day / £70 half day)
  • Individual Mac hire: £20 full day
  • Mac suite with 7 computers, 6 with full Adobe Creative Suite
  • Capacity 12

APPLE MAC & DESK SPACE

Hire price: £20 a day

7 Macs are installed with a selection of the latest editions of Adobe Premier Pro, Final Cut Pro, After Effects and the full Adobe Digital Design Suite.

Exeter Phoenix’s Digital Workshop is a newly refurbished mac based training suite with high end facilities, wireless connectivity and the latest editions of professional editing and creative software. A great way to work independently on a project or alongside other creative professionals.

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Get in touch

To make an enquiry or start your booking, please contact amber@exeterphoenix.org.uk