Volcano has a theatre, various rehearsal spaces, meeting rooms and gallery & event space available to hire, as well as technical equipment and touring vechicles.
For availability and to make a booking contact kay@volcanotheatre.co.uk
Prices listed are correct until end Sept 2017. 

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

VAT is charged on all hires.




​A large, long room with white walls, and natural light.
Capacity 125 | Size 7.5m x 25m 
This is a flexible, attractive space suitable for events and launches, exhibitions, talks, meetings, rehearsals & simple performances.
It can be partitioned or configured to suit your needs and can include a workshop space with compression tiles laid for a softer floor.
Day Rate (half day rates available) 
Commercial £250 + VAT
Non-profit/Charity/Educational £120 + VAT
Community £80 + VAT


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 workshops, performances, auditions, rehearsals, photoshoots or events. Approximately half the space is a raised stage area with a sprung plywood floor.
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


A long room without natural light. Hard floor.
Capacity 125 | Size 5.5m x 19m
A versatile no-frills space. suitable for filming, set-building and painting, some performances, temporary storage. Unheated.
Day Rate (half day rates available) 
Commercial £150 + VAT
Non-profit/Charity/Educational £80 + VAT
Community £50 + VAT


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

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.


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

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

Additional lighting is available on request but will require a qualified person/ technician to operate.

(The hirer must also insure the vehicle for the period of Hire)
Mercedes Sprinter 310D
Long Wheel Base, High Top, 6 seater 

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

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

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

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


·      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.


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 kay@volcanotheatre.co.uk


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