Hire Us

We have a number of spaces available for private hire, suitable for 2-688 guests.  Whether you are chairing a business meeting, planning an event or staging your own production, with the assisitance of our dedicated team we will ensure your event runs smoothly.

If you have any enquiries about hiring any of the facilities we have available or would like to book, please contact Nikki Jackson on 01706 716689 or nikki@graciefieldstheatre.com.


The flexible design of the auditorium enables it to be adapted for all kinds of presentations, including touring plays, rock and pop shows, comedy, children's events and classical music concerts.  We can provide quality catering to suit your needs.  The Gracie Fields Theatre is also available to hire for exhibitions, meetings and conferences.  Seating is fixed in a graduated position so are ideal for theatre performances, lectures and presentations.  Our  friendly, experienced and efficient front of house and technical teams can be arranged to ensure your event runs smoothly.

We can provide box office services over the phone, online, in person and on the door of your event for very competitive rates.

Auditorium Capacity: 688 All seated

Please enquire for price details as rates can vary depending on your requirements.

Lounge bar

The bar is a great space for meetings, group workshops, talks and other events.  It is a perfect venue for networking events and buffets.   Ideally suited for smaller events, the lounge bar been used for comedy evenings and acoustic music events.  The seating is around bar tables in a cabaret style and can hold up to 40 people.   The maximum capacity is 100 standing/seated.  We can arrange for additional seating.   The bar is generally left open through the event allowing patrons to enjoy a drink through the performance.  We regret the bar is not wheelchair accessible and is accessed via stairs.  Please arrange a visit if you are unsure on accessibility.  Bar hire rates start from £80 per hour.

Meeting rooms

We have a number of rooms ideal for meetings available for hire which can accomodate up to 30 guests at very competative rates.  Meeting rooms start from £10.00 per hour.

Rehearsal rooms

We have three dance studios which make the ideal space for your dance, drama or signing rehearsals.  Dance studio rates start from £18.00 per hour.

General hire of the meeting rooms and rehearsal rooms is available 6.00pm-10.00pm Monday-Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm Saturday and Sunday.  Week daytime hire is available during school holidays.  

Touring shows

If you are interested in bringing a touring show, band or comedian, please contact Nikki Jackson on 01706 716689 or email nikki@graciefieldstheatre.com.   Our technical information can be downloaded by using the links on the left of this page.

Gracie Fields Theatre

Hudsons Walk, Rochdale, Lancashire
OL11 5EF:

How To Book:

Online :
Book online 24 hours a day and choose your own seats.   Click here

0843 208 1835
Lines open Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 8pm, and Sunday 10am - 8pm

In person:
Book access tickets in person Monday - Wednesday 11am - 4pm.

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