Theatre Hire

The theatre is available for hire throughout the year, dependent on availability and the approval of the Artistic Director. There are two hire packages - our Standard Hire Package (June-April) and our Brighton Fringe Package (May).


Standard Theatre Hire

A Standard Theatre Hire Package Comprises of:

  • A 90 minute event.
  • One interval.
  • Access to the venue from 2pm on the day of the event.

This costs £175.00 per night and Artists / Companies keep 100% of box office income.

The Service We Provide:

  • We advertise your event on The Lantern Theatre website, Facebook and Twitter
  • We add your performance dates to a wide range of local listings and publications
  • We provide a front of house / box office service during the evening
  • We manage the Box Office and sell your tickets online in advance

If your want to hire the space for more than 4 nights in row we can offer reduced rates. There is an additional charge for technical support.

Brighton Fringe Package

Our Fringe Package is based on a show no longer than 70 minutes with no interval. Please visit our Brighton Fringe Package 2014 page or download the PDF for full details.

Overview of costs

1-4 Performances - £5o per show with 70/30 split in your favour or £24 per show guarantee whichever is the greater.
Brighton Fringe Registration: £139.00 (inc VAT)
Marketing fee £120
Administration fee £100
Technician fee £40 (2.5 hour technical rehearsal)
Operator fee £30 per show (if required)

Overview of benefits

Be part of the world’s third biggest open access arts festival.
An exciting new venue but with 17 years’ experience of producing shows.
Inclusion in the Brighton Fringe brochure, website and all the benefits of registering with the Brighton Fringe.
A discounted Brighton Fringe Registration of £139.00 (inc VAT)
Inclusion in our In House Fringe Brochure - 10,000 copies distributed across Brighton.
Inclusion on our website and promoted by us on Facebook, Twitter and via local print and web based listings.
We manage your Fringe registration
We manage your box office administration