Hires

Volcano has a theatre, 2 gallery and event spaces, various rehearsal & meeting areas, arts installation and workshop rooms available to hire, as well as technical equipment and touring vechicles.
Licenced Bar available for all events.

For availability and to make a booking contact barbara@volcanotheatre.co.uk
Prices listed are correct until end March 2018. 

Standard hire times available between 9:30am to 11pm Monday - Sunday.

VAT is charged on all hires.

 

OUR SPACES

STATIONSIDE GALLERY

A large Gallery and event space
Capacity 200 | Size 7.5m x 25m
A flexible, attractive space alongside the cafe | bar, suitable for events and launches, talks, meetings, rehearsals & performances.

Day Rate (half day rates available) 
Commercial £300 + VAT
Non-profit/Charity/Educational £120 + VAT
Community £80 + VAT

 

SEASIDE (but not really) GALLERY

​A mid size Gallery with white walls, and natural light.
This is a flexible, attractive space suitable for exhibitions, events and launches, talks, meetings, rehearsals & simple performances.
Day Rate (half day rates available) 
Commercial £250 + VAT
Non-profit/Charity/Educational £120 + VAT
Community £80 + VAT

 

THE BUNKER THEATRE

A large, adaptable, grungy but atmospheric space with the option of having seating configured in multiple ways.
Capacity 150 | Size 12m x 17m
Ideal for performances, gigs, workshops, auditions, rehearsals, photoshoots or events. Approximately half the space is a raised stage area with a sprung plywood floor, compression tiles and laid dancefloor.
Power is a 63amp 3-phase supply via Avolites power cube. General lighting rig and two speaker sound system included in hire cost. 
Day Rate (half day rates available) 

Commercial £500 + VAT
Non-profit/Charity/Educational £250 + VAT
Community £120 + VAT

 

THE LONG ROOM

A long room without natural light. Hard floor.
Capacity 125 | Size 5.5m x 19m
A versatile no-frills space. suitable for arts installations, filming, set-building and painting, some performances.  Unheated.

Day Rate (half day rates available) 
Commercial £150 + VAT
Non-profit/Charity/Educational £80 + VAT
Community £50 + VAT

OTHER SPACES

We have a number of other spaces within open-plan areas that may be suitable for informal meetings etc. Session rates on enquiry.


 

Access
Duty staff and ushers can be provided outside of office hours of 09:30 and 17:30 for an additional charge.

Additional staff can be provided at cost:
Duty manager £12 per hour
Usher £8 per hour
Keyholder early open up | Late lock up charge £25

Technician £120 per day 

All spaces come with basic lighting cover with on/off house lights - additional equipment may be hired at the costs below.
 

TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT

Sound system
Consisting of two active speakers, a sound desk and a Line input from a computer or ipod £50 + VAT per day

Projection
A projector, VGA connection to a laptop and a wall to project onto any all of our spaces £25 + VAT per day

Haze/ smoke machine
£20 + VAT a day

 

TOURING VEHICLES AVAILABLE FOR HIRE
(The hirer must also insure the vehicle for the period of Hire)

Mercedes Sprinter 310D
Long Wheel Base, High Top, 6 seater 

Dimensions: 
Length 6.5m | Height 2.7m | Width 1.86m
Internal Loading Dimensions: 
Length 3.25m | Height 1.88m  | Width 1.77m 
Width between wheel arches 1.29m 

Day Rate 
All levels £80 + VAT
Weekly Rate
All levels £330 + VAT

Ford Transit 350 LWB EF with High Roof 
Long Wheel Base, High Top, 6 seater 

Dimensions: 
Length: 6.5m | Height 2.6m | Width: 1.70m
Internal Loading Dimensions: 
Length 2.90m | Height 1.92m | Width Bottom 1.72m  | Width Top 1.53m 

Day Rate 
All levels £75 + VAT
Weekly Rate
All levels £300 + VAT

Long term hIre reduced rates available

For availability and to make a booking contact barbara@volcanotheatre.co.uk

GENERAL

·      Discounts may be available on extended hires subject to type of use.

·      Various seating is available at no extra charge. Maximum capacity is 150 to 300 people including staff, dependant on space hired.

·      Other spaces within the building may be available for complementary storage etc. during the hire.

·      Additional equipment is not included. Limited equipment including dancefloor, stereo, PA and simple theatre lighting may be hired from Volcano subject to availability.

·      Technical staff support is available at extra cost. If you are hiring space outside of our working hours you will be charged an additional £25+VAT as a keyholder fee.

·      DIY tea/coffee making facilities and a fridge and microwave are available.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All companies and individuals working in The Iceland Building must have in place their own Public and (if applicable) Employers liability insurance and will need to provide Volcano with a copy of the certificate before the hire date.  

In addition it is advised that as all belongings are brought onto the premises at the owners’ risk, that you have appropriate insurance cover for any item of value.

The hirer will ensure that no unauthorized persons are permitted on the premises, and will take reasonable steps to ensure the good conduct of all persons under his/her supervision. The hirer will not knowingly permit any person under his/her supervision to remove  or cause damage to any equipment, fixtures or fittings within the building.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES (except as necessary in an emergency) must any space with an exit/entrance to the street be left unsecured whilst unsupervised.

The hirer will not make material alterations to the fixtures, fittings or décor of the building unless previously agreed in writing.

The hirer will submit a risk assessment in advance of the hire. Risk assessment must include an emergency evacuation procedure and evidence of adequate supervision for the number of people on the premises. Volcano will ensure that the hirer is aware of the locations of alarms and fire exits.

The Iceland Building is licensed for the sale of alcohol. We can provide a bar by arrangement. Sales of alcohol may not be made by any person who is not authorized by the designated premises supervisor.

The hirer must comply with the building’s waste and recycling policy, and encourage all staff and participants to separate waste and maximise recycling.

The hirer will ensure that the space is left in a similar condition to that at the beginning of the hire, and will make good any permitted alterations within the hire period unless otherwise agreed.

The hirer will take reasonable steps to ensure that all applicable events, activities and services are compliant with the provisions of the Equalities Act 2010.

Hirers are expected to comply with all loading and parking restrictions. The building is in a busy pedestrian area – appropriate care should be taken with all manoeuvres, and a banksman used wherever necessary. 

For availability and to make a booking contact barbara@volcanotheatre.co.uk

 

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