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Venue Hire

Stafford Gatehouse is an accessible, thriving venue which can offer you a wide range of modern facilities in the heart of Stafford. From conference facilities to studio theatre, recording space to restaurant, Stafford Gatehouse is one of the best equipped and most versatile venues in the region. We also have a range of technical equipment for outside hire.

The facilities operate both during and outside office hours and are available at weekends (Sundays limited)

Well located between Birmingham, Nottingham and Manchester, Stafford is amply served by road and rail, with parking just two minutes’ walk away.

A map showing directions and car parking is available upon request.

The Gatehouse Theatre

The Gatehouse Theatre can be adapted to seat up to 541 and is equipped with the very latest lighting and audio equipment.


  • 2 Large dressing rooms
  • 2 Small dressing rooms
  • Full state lighting
  • Full theatre sound system
  • Three phase power to stage/200 amps per phase/ 63 amp single phase
  • Digital Projector (for hire)
  • 26ft by 14ft (7924 x 4267) Screen
  • Orchestra pit 3m x 9m in 3m x 1m sections

The MET Studio

The Malcolm Edwards Theatre Studio is a 150 capacity theatre, totally flexible and again equipped with the very best sound, lighting and back-up equipment. The seating is completely adaptable and can be assembled in a variety of ways to suit any requirements - end stage, in the round or cinema style - and it can also be used as a recording studio.


  • 2 Dressing rooms
  • Full stage lighting
  • Full theatre sound system
  • 24 track recording facility
  • Grid height 12.5ft (3810)
  • 16mm Projector
  • 10ft x 8ft (3048 x 2438) Screen
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