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The Theatre

The 630-seated acoustically designed theatre, includes an orchestra pit and fully computerised sound and lighting facilities, making it the ideal venue for music and drama events and performances.  The Millennium Theatre located in Surrey, offers a wide range of possibilities and our in-house events and AV team is on hand to support and guide you through from start to finish.



A variety of rehearsal rooms, a bright and spacious recital room, two professional dressing rooms and two large foyer areas.  There’s an abundance of space to cater for both small and large events.

Seating Plan

630 Seats

Front Stalls: 91

Rear Stalls: 390

Balcony: 149

Inc: 8 spaces for wheelchairs

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Dressing Rooms

There are two dressing rooms in close proximity to the stage.  Each dressing room has two toilets with wash basins and the capacity for 8 people, each with their own mirror and workspace.

Recital Room 

A multi-purpose room for events, such as concerts, rehearsals, group lessons and lectures. A bright and airy room with our Grand Piano taking centre stage.

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Theatre - Drama Studio

Drama Studio

Our Drama Studio is a small black box studio space measuring 12m x 7.5m with lighting rig, projection and AV lighting facilities. We can seat a small audience of up to 30 people in a performance setting, an ideal rehearsal space.

Foyer & Catering

There are two foyer areas in the Millennium Theatre located on the ground and first floors. Fully licensed bar on first floor to serve drinks and refreshments for your performance or events.

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Our Services

Box Office

We can offer a full box office service, commission is charged on ticket sales.

Theatre Staff

Front of House Manager is included within the theatre hire price. Stewards to meet and greet and Ushers to guide your guests to their seats are available for an additional charge.

Technical Services

We have a highly trained team who will assist with the planning and delivery of your event.

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Frequently asked questions

Everything you will need to know about Theatre Hire at Marden Park

Can you sell tickets for our show for us?2020-11-03T16:39:10+00:00

Yes, our box office can sell your tickets for you by phone, online or in person for a commission of ticket sales.  Alternatively, you can sell your tickets yourself.

Can we take photos?2020-11-03T15:57:55+00:00

Please take guidance from the hirer, as a venue we are happy for you to take photos of our theatre, when sharing on social media don’t forget to include us @woldinghamschoolvenuehire

Can you provide special effects?2020-11-03T15:57:18+00:00

Our AV team will discuss with you in advance the options available within your hire fee.  If you choose to use additional specialists our AV team will co-ordinate the requirements.

Do you provide technical assistance?2020-11-03T15:56:58+00:00

Yes we have a fantastic AV team who will arrange your sound and lighting.  Our AV technical team are required for all hirers.

What are your hire rates for rehearsals and auditions?2020-11-03T15:56:34+00:00

We have an hourly rate for hire of our building irrespective of use.

Do you have a minimum hire time?2020-11-03T15:56:13+00:00

Yes, our minimum hire period is 5 hours per day.  We are flexible and happy to provide our spaces to you based on the times you need, subject to availability.  Any set-up and dismantle must be included in your hire times. Unless additional time is booked, you won’t be able to get into the space prior and will be expected to leave the space empty and tidy by the hire end time. If you choose not to and you overrun, you will be charged overrunning fees at a higher rate.

Can we provide our own staff?2020-11-03T15:55:44+00:00

Yes, you are more than welcome to provide your own staff to assist with your event, however we will always have a number of our own staff on hand as well.

Can I hire The Millennium Theatre exclusively?2020-11-03T15:55:19+00:00

All hirers have exclusive access to the agreed spaces at the dates and times confirmed only.  The spaces are available for use by other hirers outside of these times.

What is included in the venue hire fees?2020-11-03T15:54:57+00:00

You will have use of the venue and agreed spaces for the dates and times requested.  You will also receive full operational support from the Events Team in the run-up to your event with our Events Manager on hand to co-ordinate and deliver your event on the day.

What is the booking procedure to hire The Millennium Theatre?2020-11-03T15:54:21+00:00
  1. We will ask you to complete our enquiry form
  2. We recommend a viewing before making a booking
  3. Provisional dates will be held for a maximum of 4 days
  4. Your contract and deposit invoice will be issued
Can you provide me with a quote for my hire request?2020-11-03T15:53:58+00:00

Yes of course, however we will need some basic information regarding your request first to ensure the quote is accurate.

We are looking to hire a theatre, can we look around?2020-11-03T15:49:42+00:00

Yes, we would be more than happy to show you around our fabulous theatre; viewings are by appointment only.

How do I find you?2023-12-05T22:54:31+00:00

SAT NAV postcode CR3 7LR, we recommend you do NOT put Woldingham School into your sat nav as this will take you to our back entrance which is of no entry and will add a further 30 minutes to reach the front entrance. Our driveway is 2 miles long, take your time and enjoy the views along the way.

We are less than 10 minutes from junction 6 of the M25.  Woldingham train station exits directly into our grounds with a  short 15 minute walk to The Millennium Theatre, frequent trains to both London Bridge, London Victoria.

Is there car parking on site?2020-11-03T16:53:19+00:00

We have ample car parking available.  Car park marshals will be on hand to direct your guests to the designated car park.

What if guests are late?2020-11-03T16:52:54+00:00

If you arrive late for a performance, you will be allowed to enter the theatre at an appropriate moment during the show or at the interval.

What time do the doors open?2020-11-03T16:52:32+00:00

You will be able to enter the theatre, approximately 30 minutes before the show begins. Sometimes this can be a little later depending on the production. While you wait, why not grab a drink from our bar and order your interval drinks.

What should guests wear to The Millennium Theatre?2020-11-03T16:52:06+00:00

There is no formal dress code to attend the theatre.  Whether you wear jeans or a dress its completely up to you, as long as you’re feeling comfortable.

Do you have wheelchair access?2020-11-03T16:51:36+00:00

Our facilities are fully wheelchair accessible and disabled friendly. We have ramps to enter the building, and several seats within the theatre allocated to wheelchairs, spaces are highlighted on the seating plan.  We ask hirers to provide advance notice, to ensure ease of access for their guests.  A disabled toilet is located on ground level, a wheelchair friendly lift provides access to the 2nd floor.

Can we bring in my own food and drink?2020-11-03T16:51:16+00:00

Only food and drink purchased from our bar can be consumed at The Millennium Theatre.

Where can we get food and drink?2020-11-03T16:50:54+00:00

We have a fully staffed bar on level 1 for drinks and snacks to be served which will be open before and after the show.  A pre-order service is available for your interval drinks prior to the start of the show.  We can provide a full catering service if required.

Can we hire a piano from you?2020-11-03T16:50:29+00:00

A piano can be provided on stage, the piano would need to be tuned once moved to the stage, we can provide this additional service for £80.  Prior notice would be required.

Do you have tables and chairs we can use?2020-11-03T16:50:03+00:00

Each of our spaces has tables and chairs. If you plan on needing a lot of either, please discuss with our hires team to confirm availability.

Can I store my equipment overnight?2020-11-03T16:49:35+00:00

Storage at The Millennium Theatre is limited and not included in the cost to hire a space. All hirers are expected to leave the space empty and tidy by the hire end time.  Where possible we shall try to accommodate your storage requirements.

Can you offer a charity rate?2020-11-03T16:49:14+00:00

Where possible we shall try our best to accommodate a charity rate, we are keen to give back to the local community.

Do we need to provide ushers?2020-11-03T16:41:09+00:00

Yes, you will need to provide your own ushers/fire marshals for the shows x4 stalls, x4 balcony, we are can provide training.  Alternatively, we can provide ushers/fire marshals for an additional charge.

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