John Peel Theatre

The Little Theatre at the Heart of Wigton

Our Next Production:
A Midsummers Night's Dream

Tickets available online

Book now
or by phoning 01697 424624

President: Melvyn Bragg



Our Facilities:

Proscenium arch theatre

90 raked seats

Wheelchair access

Induction loop

Licensed bar

Real coffee

Ice cream & snacks


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Hire Our Theatre
You can now hire our lovely theatre.

Our venue offers:

  • 90 raked seats with removable front three rows, allowing for flexible staging arrangements or a dance floor
  • Medium-sized proscenium arch stage with trap door and apron
  • Wing space stage left and stage right
  • Large control room with computerised lighting and sound desks
  • Two intelligent moving-head lights and LED parcans
  • Sound stage
  • Excellent sound system for live music
  • Live video and audio feed of the stage to the backstage area
  • 3 dressing rooms
  • Prop store
  • Large costume collection
  • Green room and kitchen area
  • Cast toilet
  • Vehicle parking available
  • Our refreshments and bar will be open during your show
Standard Hire Costs:

Daily hire £300
Technician £16 per hour
Junior Technician £10 per hour
Ticket Sales Service £40
Non-Refundable Deposit £150
We are open to ticket split arrangements, and these can be discussed on a case-by-case basis.
Discounts are available for charitable use of our theatre space, or for multiple show date bookings. These will also be discussed on a case-by-case basis.
For more detailed information about hiring our venue please see the documents below.

John Peel Theatre Hiring Information

Technical Specifications

Please complete the form below with any booking requests or queries.