Halls for hire

You can hire the following halls in Elmbridge:

Facilities information

The Cecil Hepworth Playhouse: 

Equipped for professional theatrical, dance and music productions, including:

  • box office
  • large stage
  • large main hall
  • professional lighting and sound system
  • orchestra pit
  • lounge/bar area
  • 3 changing rooms/dressing rooms
  • separate toilets for performers and guests


  • main hall capacity: 180 people (standing), 150 people (chairs only), 90 and 84 individual chairs (raised seating)
  • car parking capacity: 20 cars (additional parking available a Sainsbury's car park (until midnight) and Drewitt's Court (opposite Sainsbury's - 24 hours)
  • bar facilities
  • kitchen including fridge and water heater
  • retractable seating
  • 12 trestle tables
  • piano
  • PA

Vine Hall

  • main hall with a stage area (capacity: 195 people)
  • parking spaces for around 12 cars
  • kitchen
  • 16 trestle tables
  • 90 chairs
  • two small dressing rooms
  • piano
  • four hob oven and grill
  • fridge
  • water heater

Additional information 

  • For permission to sell alcohol or provide entertainment (including music, dancing and occasional plays), you will need authorisation - a Temporary Event Notice (under Licensing Legislation) or you may need a lottery licence.
  •  All halls need to be cleared and vacated by 11.30pm (8pm on Sundays).
  • The Council reserves the right to demand a deposit in all circumstances.
  • A returnable deposit is required for all social functions. The Council reserves the right to vary the fees at any time.

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