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Theatre Hire in East Grinstead, Sussex

The main house at Chequer Mead, East GrinsteadThe theatre is available for hire 7 days a week. Seating 320 people, it is suitable for all kinds of performances including full-scale musicals, dance shows, plays, live music, film, conferences and many more.

Often noted for it’s welcoming, helpful and efficient service, Chequer Mead regularly hosts and supports professional international tours and rehearsals as well as regional theatre and community productions that return time and time again.

"Scrooge, the Musical" at Chequer Mead, East GrinsteadWith significant reductions for local schools, charity, community and not-for-profit groups, Chequer Mead has an affordable solution for every show. Qualifying schools in the East Grinstead area are entitled to 3 hours theatre hire for just £100, any additional hire time is charged at the standard community rate.

Included in your hire is…

  • A theatre technician
  • Standard lighting and sound rig
  • Standard gel stock (please see the technical specification for further information)
  • Full use of dressing rooms, scene dock and orchestra pit during your hire
  • Venue duty manager and FOH staff for show times
  • Pavilion Bar open during show times (Food and drink available throughout the day from The Theatre Café)
  • Box Office (commission @ 5% + VAT)
  • Scene dock car park

For more information or a tailor made quote, please contact our programming team. To view our base prices please download the following document.