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Known as The House, the newly opened venue has a stunning architectural design enhanced with sustainable materials and welcoming warmth that is true to its surrounding community.

We have seven multi-purpose rehearsal studios and meeting/conference rooms. Our spaces for hire are all flexible, wheelchair accessible and perfect for rehearsals, events, conferences and meetings, filming locations, and celebrations, ranging from 20 up to 200 guests in our largest theatre space.

Our fully accessible studios are equipped to enable artists, community groups, young people and visiting companies to create, share and develop new work. All studios are designed to be multi-purpose, with full acoustic separation. We have spaces that are designed specifically for use by neurodiverse artists, participants, staff and community members.   

Our dedicated team will assist with your hire and can provide services including catering and technical/AV support. We welcome all events into the House as a guest into our creative home and aim to provide an excellent and memorable experience.  

For more information on our spaces and to speak to a member of our sales team please email [email protected]  

We look forward to welcoming you to the House soon.

2 theatres

The main theatre seats up to 200 people and the smaller space up to 120 people.

The theatres are fully accessible black box spaces with changeable seating, offering the greatest creative and spatial flexibility to Brixton House artists and visiting companies.

Theatre 1 is our largest space, which offers a range of flexible configurations that are popular for conferences, large dinners or galas, parties, and away days.  

The theatre has a fully accessible technical and lighting level, enabling disabled technicians to work in the space. It also has a 4k projector screen, allowing us to host film screenings and other events. 

END ON Capacity
198 Stage Size 8.m by 5.6m  

TRAVERSE Capacity
183 Stage Size 10m by 5.8m  

THRUST Capacity
175 Stage Size 6.5m by 5.3m  

IN THE ROUND Capacity
174 Stage size 8.1m by 4.5m 
 

theatre 1

theatre 2

Theatre 2 is our smaller studio theatre, which offers a range of flexible configurations that are popular for conferences, large dinners or galas, parties, and away days.  

The theatre has a motorised lighting truss which lowers to ground level, accessible for disabled technical staff and provides safe training opportunities for young people to learn technical theatre skills.  

END ON Capacity
70 Stage Size – 7m50 by 5m50 

TRAVERSE Capacity
96 Stage Size 6m80 by 4m48  

THRUST Capacity
115 Stage size 4m by 4m  

IN THE ROUND Capacity
118 Stage Size 5m30 by 2m77 

the studios

Our fully accessible studios are equipped to enable young people, community participants, artists and visiting companies to create, share and develop new work. All studios are designed to be multi-purpose, with full acoustic separation.   

There are seven studios of varying sizes at Brixton House. All our studios feature black-out blinds, are fully air-conditioned, have temperature control regulators, and LED lights with adjustable brightness.

All studios are available with up to 10 chairs and one table. Additional equipment is available for hire including tables, rostra, projectors and AV equipment. Please send enquiries to [email protected] or include details in the form below.

Technical Support

Sound

All studios have a dedicated sound system and a 32A 1ph power supply. There are active speakers in all studios that allow stereo playback via aux/phono input that can be accessed by phone, tablet, or laptop. In our larger studios, speakers can be orientated from a sound patch bay studio and for larger sound systems patching from a mixing desk is possible. In addition, we have infrared-listening systems that are accessible.

AV

All studios have the ability to rig projection or monitors for video playback. Please enquire with the technical team for further details to [email protected]

the nook

Good for book launches, exhibitions, socialising, networking, drinks

Features – full air-conditioning, temperature control regulators, and LED lights with adjustable brightness. open studio, by the bar, allows food, drinks.  

Capacity – 40

Staging – Stage size 6m by 2m

Lighting – Same as the rest, fixed piped grid

Sound – Speakers

studio 2

Good for small auditions, workshops, small rehearsals, and dance.

Features – All our studios include black-out blinds, full air-conditioning, temperature control regulators, and LED lights with adjustable brightness.

Capacity – 25 seated  

Staging – 6m by 4m (theatre set-up) and no rostra in this studio

Sound – two active speakers are available providing stereo playback via an Aux/phono input into the system so the system can be accessed by phone, tablet or laptop.

All Studios have a 32A 1ph power supply.

studio 3

Good for small auditions, workshops, small rehearsals, and dance.

Features – All our studios include black-out blinds, full air-conditioning, temperature control regulators, and LED lights with adjustable brightness.

Capacity – 25 seated  

Staging – 6m by 4m (theatre set-up) and no rostra in this studio

Sound – two active speakers are available providing stereo playback via an Aux/phono input into the system so the system can be accessed by phone, tablet or laptop.

All Studios have a 32A 1ph power supply.

studio 4

A perfect space for rehearsals, showcases, seminars, and screenings.  

Features – All our studios include black-out blinds, full air-conditioning, temperature control regulators, and LED lights with adjustable brightness.

This studio has a double-height ceiling to accommodate dance, circus work and aerial rigging.

It has been equipped with high technical specifications to allow rehearsals for shows taking place in the theatres. The studio can also be used as an events space and is a third performance space for Brixton House.

Capacity – Depending upon configuration, capacity ranges from 80-100

Staging – from 4m by 4m to 8m by 6.5m (theatre set-ups: end on, traverse, thrust, in the round are possible staging variations)

Lighting

  • 63A 3ph outlet
  • 30 ways of dimming via a portable dimming pack.
  • 2 x ColorSource 25-50 Zoom Profiles
  • 8 x ColorSource Deep Blue Par

Please note: this studio has a fixed pipe grid from which lanterns can be hung, the grid is not load rated for suspending more than lanterns and speakers, and there can be no scenic elements hung from the grid.

Sound – there are four active speakers which can be orientated from the sound patch bay in the room. In these studios, the sound system can be accessed using an aux input or phono input from a phone, tablet or laptop. For larger systems access to the system can be via the patch from a mixing desk.

An infrared-assisted listening system is available.

All Studios have a 32A 1ph power supply.

studio 5

Good for large rehearsals, auditions, screenings, workshops and dance workshops. 

Features – All our studios include black-out blinds, full air-conditioning, temperature control regulators, and LED lights with adjustable brightness.

This studio has a double-height ceiling to accommodate dance, circus work and aerial rigging.

Capacity – 50

Staging – 6m by 4m (theatre set-up: end on)

Lighting

  • 63A 3ph Outlet
  • 24 ways of dimming via a portable dimming pack
  • 6 x 1KW fresnels

Please note: this studio has a fixed pipe grid from which lanterns can be hung, the grid is not load rated for suspending more than lanterns and speakers, and there can be no scenic elements hung from the grid.

Sound – there are four active speakers which can be orientated from the sound patch bay in the room. In these studios, the sound system can be accessed using an aux input or phono input from a phone, tablet or laptop. For larger systems access to the system can be via the patch from a mixing desk.

An infrared-assisted listening system is available.

All Studios have a 32A 1ph power supply.

studio 6

The perfect space for rehearsals, large conferences, dance and active workshops, children’s activities and groups with specific requirements.

Features – All our studios include black-out blinds, full air-conditioning, temperature control regulators, and LED lights with adjustable brightness.

Studio 6 is a self-contained studio suite that is multipurpose and flexible to suit most requirements.

This studio has been specifically designed to accommodate the needs of children with complex and multiple disabilities, with integral toilets and a breakout space. 

It also has a double-height ceiling to accommodate dance, circus work and aerial rigging.

Food and drink are allowed in this studio.  

Capacity – 50 (seated theatre style)  

Staging – 5m by 5m

Lighting

  • 63A 3ph outlet
  • 18 ways of dimming via a portable dimming pack.
  • 2 x ColorSource junior  25-50 Zoom
  • 3 x ColorSource Deep Blur par.

Please note: this studio has a fixed pipe grid from which lanterns can be hung, the grid is not load rated for suspending more than lanterns and speakers, and there can be no scenic elements hung from the grid.

Sound – there are four active speakers which can be orientated from the sound patch bay in the room. In these studios, the sound system can be accessed using an aux input or phono input from a phone, tablet or laptop. For larger systems access to the system can be via the patch from a mixing desk.

An infrared-assisted listening system is available.

All Studios have a 32A 1ph power supply.

studio 7

Good for small auditions, workshops, small rehearsals, and dance.

Features – All our studios include black-out blinds, full air-conditioning, temperature control regulators, and LED lights with adjustable brightness.

This studio has a double-height ceiling to accommodate dance, circus work and aerial rigging.

Capacity – 25 

Staging – No rostra in this studio

Lighting

  • 63A 3ph Outlet
  • 12ways of dimming via a portable dimming pack.

Please note: this studio has a fixed pipe grid from which lanterns can be hung, the grid is not load rated for suspending more than lanterns and speakers, there can be no scenic elements hung from the grid.

Sound – there are four active speakers which can be orientated from the sound patch bay in the room. In these studios, the sound system can be accessed using an aux input or phono input from a phone, tablet or laptop. For larger systems access to the system can be via the patch from a mixing desk.

An infrared-assisted listening system is available.

All Studios have a 32A 1ph power supply.

media studio

Coming Soon

café/bar & welcome space

informal, welcoming, and accessible

Our street-facing café/bar and welcome areas are publicly accessible, informal and welcoming, encouraging the local community to use the theatre as a social and creative meeting place. 

We source from local businesses and ensure that prices are affordable for local people and all communities. The café & bar and welcome space can also be used for exhibitions and small-scale informal live work.

The welcome space and the Nook studio which is located on the ground floor are also available for hire. Please send your enquiry to [email protected] or via the form below.