Rooms and Spaces
The Lawrence Levy Studio is a highly flexible studio space with a seated capacity of up to 100 people (standing capacity of 120 people). The studio is a fully functional theatre space and has the technical facilities to suit (including specialised lighting, sound amplification, film screen and projector, and two adjacent changing rooms). There is also a private foyer area and can have private bar facilities for your event. Activities that have taken place in the studio include full theatrical performances, events, dance performances, cinema screenings, award ceremonies and training days, conferences as well as rehearsals. The Byre has a stock of seating and tabling of various types to suit all occasions and budgets to allow for numerous configurations.
The Neil Anderson Conference Room is an ideal venue for smaller meetings. In boardroom style, 16 people can be accommodated comfortably. In theatre presentation style, up to 30 people can be accommodated. The conference room benefits from a modern kitchenette area, with tea and coffee making facilities, along with ample power sockets, a telephone, wired and wireless internet connectivity. The room is also a fully professional screening room with 3D capabilities and can cater for all your conference and business meeting needs. This space also provides a ideal break out space for your conference.
The A. B. Paterson Auditorium is our main theatre space, has 216 seats – each seat enjoys plenty of leg room and a non-restricted view of the stage – and is perfect for larger scale events such as weddings and conferences. The auditorium has played host to a diverse range of live performances and events. This is one of the most modern theatre spaces in the country, which is reflected in the equipment and resources available for use and in the style of the auditorium. Backstage, the A. B. Paterson Auditorium has access to 3 dressing rooms (all with showers) that can accommodate 26 people comfortably. There are laundry and tumble-drying facilities available and a fully equipped green room with wireless internet access. This space is fully accessible for Car launches as well as product launches across all sectors. Please just enquire.
The Main Foyer area on level 2 offers the perfect space for large gatherings and can also accommodate buffet tables. We have the technical expertise to provide sound, music (both live and recorded) and projection as required. The space is also suitable for marketing purposes and promoting your organisation, product or service. (The Byre Theatre is a busy building with a wide variety of people using our facilities throughout the day. Why not contact us to enquire about how we can help advertise your business through foyer displays and information leaflets?)
The Gallery has a year round programme of art exhibitions that are free for the public to view. Exhibitions typically last for 1 to 2 months and utilise our foyer walls. The Byre Theatre is a popular gallery space and we have a waiting list for exhibitions. To exhibit at the Byre, please get in touch and we will add you to our waiting list.