Halls for hire

Please note that Vine Hall and Elmgrove Hall are currently closed.

Contact information:



Large halls

King George's Hall

High Street, Esher, Surrey KT10 9RA

Esher Theatre will be operating from King George’s Hall from September 2021.  For further information on their programme and booking facilities, please visit the Esher Theatre website or follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

The Cecil Hepworth Playhouse

Hurst Grove, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 1AU

The playhouse is 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

Facilities:

  • 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

Small halls

Elmgrove Hall (currently closed)

Hersham Road Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 1LH

Facilities:

  • parking in front of the building

  • large multi-use main hall (capacity: 200 standing or 90 seated)

  • meeting room (capacity: 15 people)

  • large kitchen, including 15 trestle tables, 90 chairs, four hob oven, fridge, water heater

Vine Hall (currently closed)

East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9LF

Facilities:

  • 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

For further information about Vine Hall and to book, please email Bookings@vine-hall.org

Fees

Large halls

  • Weekday daytime
    £21.40 per hour
    King George's Hall - £18.15 per hour
  • Weekday evening
    £24.45 per hour
    King George's Hall - £20.85 per hour
  • Saturday daytime
    £32.15 per hour
    King George's Hall - £27.40 per hour 
  • Saturday evening
    £42.90 per hour
    King George's Hall - £36.60 per hour
  • Sunday
    £32.15 per hour
    King George's Hall - £27.40 per hour 

Small halls 

  • Weekday daytime
    £14.50 per hour
    King George's Hall - £12.30 per hour
  • Weekday evening
    £16.80 per hour
    King George's Hall - £14.30 per hour
  • Saturday daytime
    £20 per hour
    King George's Hall - £16.90 per hour 
  • Saturday evening
    £28.65 per hour
    King George's Hall - £24.40 per hour
  • Sunday
    £19.90 per hour
    King George's Hall - £16.90 per hour
  • Sandow Room, King George's Hall, 8am-11.30pm, Mon-Sun
    £10 per hour

Other fees

  • Hire of kitchen - £15.60 per hour
  • Hire of crockery - £15.60 per hour 

Playhouse 

  • Sound deck - £15.60 per hour
  • Block booking per day (6 consecutive days or more) - £160 per hour
  • PUC block booking per day (6 consecutive days or more) - £152.30 per hour
  • Dress rehearsals as part of a block booking - £16.90 per hour

Please note all commercial bookings are double the usual rate.

Additional information 

  • For permission to sell alcohol or provide entertainment (including music, dancing and occasional plays), you will require authorisation in the form of a Temporary Event Notice (under Licensing Legislation) or you may require a lottery licence.

  • All halls are 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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