The Capstone Theatre is housed in the modern Capstone Building, adjacent to Angel Field. The building's striking glass facade and columns create a distinct sense of space, inviting guests in to the large foyer area, which houses the Reception and ground floor bar.
The theatre is located over the first and second floors and is a working live performance venue attracting both national and international acts, as well as being used as a teaching space. It has tiered seating along with four small boxes.
The Capstone Theatre can accommodate 260 audience members. Depending on the scale of your performance and audience size, rows of seating can removed to create a larger performance space or more intimate setting.
The Capstone Theatre is fully equipped with lighting and audio facilities and technology. Please contact us with any specific requirements you may have and we will be happy to help.
Our Capstone Theatre has a number of spaces available to hire in addition to the theatre itself. From music studios to dressing rooms, we have the room you need.
Set with individual chairs and desks, this room is ideal for examinations or tutorial style events. The innovative chair and desk sets can be adapted for both right and left handed delegates, with the desks also being completely removable. Chairs can be removed and added as necessary depending on the size of your group.
The room is equipped with a SmartBoard, integrated digital projector and PC, as well as a large wipe board.
Please note: this room contains a baby grand piano.
This multipurpose room can accommodate up to 55 delegates theatre style and can be used for examinations, boardroom style meetings or as a breakout space for lectures or performances taking place in the Capstone Theatre.
The room is equipped with a SmartBoard, integrated digital projector and PC.
The Great Hall is situated at the heart of the Grade II listed Cornerstone building. It never fails to impress visitors with its double height vaulted ceiling and polished wooden floors. It has been restored with the addition of large glass feature windows looking out on to the wooden mezzanine bar and sitting area. The beautiful Angel statue, commissioned specially by the University, can be seen through the windows, creating a real sense of place and atmosphere.
The Great Hall holds up to 200 guests for a formal dinner and up to 350 theatre style. It is accessed either by the double mezzanine staircase or via a lift.
The Great Hall has a large screen, a projector and a PC in a movable lectern. It is sufficiently large to accommodate staging, sound systems and other scene setting equipment and backdrops.
The Grace Room is located in the Grade II listed Cornerstone building and is full of character with bare brick walls. Windows run the full length of one wall, flooding the substantial space with natural daylight.
The room is large enough to be laid out in sections, for example with theatre style seating and a panel table at one end, with a break out circle and refreshments at the other. Alternatively, it can accommodate up to 40 guests on round tables, so is ideal for away days, group work and workshops.
The Grace Room is located on the first floor and is accessible by a lift and stairs.
The Grace Room is equipped with an integrated digital projector, screen and PC. As with all rooms, flip charts are available on request. This room contains an upright piano.