Hire us

Planning an event, meeting or conference? Looking for a rehearsal space? Need somewhere to record? Our unique, atmospheric venue could be just what you need.

The EAC is comprised of three spaces that can be hired independently or as a whole:


The auditorium offers a performance area with retractable, raked seating for 126 people and has beautiful acoustics for music, spoken word and recording.

Technical Specifications

Performance Area:
7m deep x 12m wide (max)

Height to apex of roof:
8m, to sides 5m. 3 backstage dressing rooms

Lighting and Projection:
10 lanterns on 1 barrel facing stage area, 6 lanterns on 2 barrels at side of stage area, 2 spots above stage area. Strand lighting 200 desk. 13A sockets stage left and right.
Epson EB-G6900WU projector and 4.2m wide x 2.5m high (4.8m diagonal) white projection screen

Challen and Steinway grand pianos
Allen and Heath ZED-16FX desk
In house PA, microphones and engineer, available by request

Public Access WiFi is available throughout the building

Sir James Mellon Gallery

The Gallery comprises an exhibition space of 17m x 3m, giving 17m of wall hanging area to a height of 2.5m. Alternatively, this area can sit up to 50 people. Lighting is on fully adjustable, overhead tracks and we have steel rod, hanging facilities for the installation of 2D wall mounted work. There is also a shop for the display and sale of merchandise.

Harry’s Bar

Our bar space is suitable for meetings, talks or smaller-scale events, with seating for up to forty people.


 Auditorium + PA and Engineer£350
Harry’s Bar£50
Bar and Gallery£80
Recording (includes piano)£150
Recording + Tuning£210
Piano tuning£60

Hire us online

You can hire the Erin Arts Centre using this online form: (please read the terms & conditions, too)