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Theatre Hire & Technical Information

Located in the centre of Potters Bar, we are a versatile venue with an experienced team here to help!

The Wyllyotts Theatre seats 421 people in retractable raked seating. The theatre can be hired for dance or drama shows, cinema screenings, exhibitions, dinner dances, school speech days and numerous other events.

We provide all the technical expertise needed to run your show and can advise you on all aspects of your event, including: sound, lighting, special effects and video projection.

You may use our box office to sell your event tickets or sell your own tickets.

For further technical information, please download the Tech Spec at the bottom of this page.

Meeting Rooms for Hire

  • Four different rooms available to hire
  • Suitable for meetings, parties, courses and rehearsals
  • Technical assistance available.
  • Catering available.
  • Dressing Rooms accommodate up to 100 performers.

The Wyllyotts Theatre comprises a 421 seat auditorium and three conference rooms.

Full technical facilities and audio visual equipment are available to enhance your presentation.

In addition, we have catering facilities that offer menus for all tastes and budgets. Delegates have a choice of eating in our Café or enjoying a Working Lunch in the privacy of their meeting room.

The Alexander Wilding Room is a light and spacious room situated on the ground floor and is ideal for lectures and seminars. It has the advantage of an acoustic wall partition that can be used to create two smaller spaces; the Alexander Room and Wilding Room. The rooms are available to hire separately, or as one. The room can be set to your individual requirements, as a guide with “theatre style” seating, the Alexander has a maximum of 60 seat capacity, the Wilding of 30 seat capacity.

The Fetherstone Room, also situated on the ground floor, is another perfect room for lectures and seminars. This room will seat up to 40 “theatre style”.

The hire rates for the rooms begin at £23.00 per hour, although discounts are available for multiple bookings.

The audio visual equipment available ranges from LCD Data/Video Projector, Overhead Projector, Public Address Systems to Flipcharts and pens. If required, we can supply a technician to operate any of the equipment you have hired and can offer technical support on the planning of your event. A full range of equipment and prices can be provided on request.

  • Further Information

Useful Information (Downloads)

Download Technical Specification


Booking Form


Download Flying Plot


Download Generic Lighting Plan


Download Lighting Circuit Plan


Technical Extras