We have two professional theatre spaces that are available for hire at The Met.

Derby Hall

People: Up to 400 (with rake seating for 240-270 people depending on staging requirements)
Rate: From £60+VAT per hour
Ideal for: Popular stage or musical shows with full lighting and sets, large conferences and award ceremonies


The Box

People: Up to 100 (80 with theatre-style seating; other layouts are available)
Rate: From £40+VAT per hour
Ideal for: Fringe and studio-style theatre, comedy nights, acoustic gigs and showcase events.


Additional items such as projectors, technical staff and dressing of the space can be factored into your quote. Please let us know what you require for the hire and we will do our best to accommodate. Charitable rates also are available. For more information, please get in touch with our hires team at hires@themet.org.uk

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