Hire a space

If you are looking for a modern, creative events facility, with an inspiring theatre atmosphere and a uniquely flexible design, look no further than The House

An award-winning building situated in the heart of Plymouth city centre, The House incorporates state-of-the-art facilities which make it the perfect setting for a wide range of corporate events, business meetings and social functions.

The House complex offers a theatre auditorium, a flexible studio and three versatile spaces in the adjacent Roland Levinsky building.

The House auditorium seats 200 and offers several reception areas for individuals and companies seeking creative and inspiring locations to host their events. The Studio is a smaller, flexible space also in the main House building with a capacity of 50. The RLB rooms are highly adaptable and suitable for workshops, training sessions or meetings

Full technical facilities are available in all spaces as required.

Full details of all the spaces are available to download in our House hire brochure.

Please do contact us to book, or to help you with any hire booking queries you may have.

We’d be delighted to show you around and look forward to hearing from you.

Email: thehouse@plymouth.ac.uk

For an overview of our spaces, see below:

The House (main stage and auditorium)

  • State of the art performance/event venue
  • 150 standing or 214 seated
  • Retractable seating
  • Full technical facilities available

The House Studio

  • Performance/Practice Studio, with full technical facilities available
  • Maximum capacity: 50
  • 35 seated, 30 workshop, 30-50 standing
  • Dedicated changing facilities

RLB 306

  • Classroom
  • Maximum capacity: 40
  • 25 seated, 25 workshop, 40 standing

RLB 307

  • Studio room, with sprung dance floor
  • Piano
  • Maximum capacity: 40
  • 30 seated, 25 workshop, 40 standing

RLB 308

  • Studio room, with sprung dance floor
  • Ballet barres and mirrors (curtains to cover them if not required)
  • Maximum capacity 38
  • 20 seated, 20 workshop, 38 standing


To enquire about availability and hiring a space, please complete our booking enquiry form

We need enquirers to complete booking form to assess what technical and front of house support you require, and to provide an accurate hire quote for you.

You will find it helpful to read our terms and conditions to ensure that you have provided all of the requested information.

Please note that we are unable to accept requests for frequently recurring events, for example, weekly dance or drama classes. During term time, priority for bookings will always be given to University teaching and research activity.