John Clare Theatre

The John Clare Theatre is located on the first floor of the Central Library building, and seats 142 people.

  • There is street parking available near the library
  • There is car parking for disabled drivers at the side of the library.
  • Automatic doors allow easy access and there is a lift off the foyer to the theatre.
  • The theatre is equipped with toilet facilities for disabled people and an induction loop system for those with hearing difficulties.
  • Suitable for smaller scale conferences, product launches, exhibitions, award, meetings, ceremonies and lectures.
  • Full day or half day hire with: • Screen & projector • Lectern • Foyer / registration area
  • Wi-Fi

From £40 per hour

The hire of The John Clare Theatre and the LP Hartley Room can be combined.

Bespoke setup, including refreshments and catering can be arranged to meet your needs. To discuss further contact us at or visit us at Central library, Mon – Friday between 10-5.00pm.

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