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Auditorium view from the stage
Auditorium seating
Auditorium seating


Our large Auditorium is versatile and spacious. With retractable seating and comprehensive, state of the art digital audio and lighting systems, this fully air-conditioned space is perfect for productions, screenings, lectures, presentations, large parties and business showcases.

Capacity: 408 seated, 600 standing

Seating Plan

The Hertford Theatre Auditorium seating is flexible to accommodate people with varying needs and requirements with the rear 12 rows tiered to ensure our customers enjoy the best view.

For more information download a PDF version of our theatre seating plan or the Cinema Seating Plan

Technical Information

Download or view our technical information for the auditorium by clicking the links below.

Main technical specification
Auditorium ground plan
Auditorium LX plan
Auditorium DMX Plan

Additional lighting, sound and technical equipment is available to hire: please contact Alex Johnston, Interim Technical Manager, at for further information.

Hire Charges

To hire the auditorium, please contact

Monday - Friday (Minimum 2 hour hire)

Per hour (9am-1pm) : £69 (£276)
Per hour (1pm-6pm) : £85 (£425)
Per hour (6pm-midnight) : £95.50 (£573)

9am-6pm:  £597.50 (£103.50 discount on full cost of £701)
1pm-midnight:  £841 (£157 discount on full cost £998)
9am – midnight : £1066 (£208 discount on full cost of £1274)

Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays (Minimum 4 hour hire)

Per hour (9am-1pm) : £85 (£340)
Per hour (1pm-6pm) : £95.50 (£477.50)
Per hour (6pm-midnight) : £136.50 (£819)

9am-6pm : £713 (£104.50 discount on full cost of £817.50)
1pm-midnight : £1139 (£157.50 discount on full cost of £1296.50)
9am – midnight : £1427 (£209.50 discount on full cost of £1636.50)

Full Week Monday-Sunday (9am – Midnight)

Non-professional organisations: £5722.50 (Discounted from £8184)
Professional organisations: £7507.50 (Discounted from £8184)

Costs include:    

Room hire charges are not applicable for VAT.
Raked and flat floor seating set out in the main auditorium
On-site technician
General lighting and sound equipment - please see technical information listed above.

The entire complex is available for hire. 

In the first instance, please contact Ben Cannell, to discuss your requirements at​