Hire a Space

BATS programmes shows all year-round. We are open to hiring out our spaces to our creative community if available for developmental mahi, rehearsals space, filming, workshops and various creative ventures. You can find out more about the spaces we have here at BATS below.


The Lumen Bar

  • Boutique bar specialising in craft beers, quality wines and good times.
  • Ground floor, fully accessible.

The Dome

  • Seated capacity up to 80, depending on seating block configuration.
  • First floor, accessible by arrangement.

The Stage

  • The original, 86 seat refurbished BATS blackbox theatre space.
  • Ground Floor, fully accessible.

The Studio

  • Rehearsal venue and intimate theatre space for up to 40 seated capacity.
  • Second floor, accessible by arrangement.  

Using Our Spaces

If you are interested in using our spaces in a corporate capacity or want to know more about what BATS can offer, please get in touch with our Partnerships Manager Lyndee-Jane

Functions in the Lumen Bar: to start your booking hire process for The Lumen Bar, or for more detailed information on cost and availability, please fill out this online booking enquiry form.

Pitching a show: If you want to stage a show in any of our spaces, please see Putting on a Show.

Accessibility: Each of our spaces has different access. Find out more about accessibility at BATS.

To talk venue availability or to arrange a site visit:

Please Email: [email protected] and one of our awesome team members will get back to you within 7 days about your enquiry.