The Studio is an independent building situated behind the Athenaeum and offers a light and airy space ideal for children’s activities, classes, rehearsals, and parties. It has its own entrance off The Close, small reception, changing/waiting area, toilets and sink facilities. The main hall area has a mirrored wall, large windows, and lino flooring.
Although The Studio is on the ground floor access for wheelchairs is currently difficult due to a step.

Booking The Studio is by special arrangement, as permanent residents, Centre Stage Dance School, and other hirers, have priority of occupation at certain hours.

Monday – Friday
Our hourly rate . . . . £16
Four-hour booking . . . £49

Saturday – Sunday
Our hourly rate . . . . £19
Four-hour booking . . . £58

From September 2022 our price will increase
(See Here)

The wall fan heating is operated by a one-hour £1 coin meter, located in the entrance. It is then controlled by a thermostat located in the waiting area. Lighting and hot water are provided as part of the hire charge.

Studio hall dimensions

Height = 2.7m
Length = 14m
Width = 5.2m

* Strip lighting
* Wall-mounted fan heaters (via meter)
* 1 x double socket, 2 x single sockets
* Sink, fridge, kettle, and assorted crockery
* Folding classroom tables (by arrangement)
* 30 x classroom chairs (by arrangement)
* Portable digital projector and screen (by arrangement)
* Toilet facilities

Currently no Wi-fi connectivity in this room.

Please note we do not have any on-site car parking facilities for guests or hirers.