About this room

Available for hire 9am till 6pm, any day of the week.

Soho Upstairs, our studio theatre space, is a black box space with flip-top chair seating. The seating can be arranged to suit your event, though steeldeck rostra is fixed. The space is ideal for readings, workshops and small showcases.

The space is licensed to 100 including staff, performers and company; we usually lay out the space to 84.
The stage size is variable dependent on layout and set, but typically is 3x6m. Please note this venue has a fairly low ceiling, clearance is 2.3m.
There is lift access and level access to stage
Please note there is very little backstage space in this venue, and no dressing room. Please discuss your requirements when booking to find out about alternatives

Additional equipment or services:
Yamaha keyboard and amp available (full-size, weighted keys, sustain pedal)
Screen and projector available, for a charge of £100 + VAT
Extra costs apply for filming for broadcast (including any online usage) as our staff are entitled to higher wages (£10 per hour)
Standing mics can be provided free of charge; lapel mics will be recharged (£40 approx)
A range of catering services are available from our bar.

This space is usually clear and neutral for daytime use. Occasionally, there will be a larger set in place that cannot be moved for daytime use. If this is the case, we aim to send the hirer plans and photos as soon as they are available.

Dressing room facilities are not included with hire; as an alternative dressing room / break out space, the Seminar Room on the same floor can be booked for a £50 + VAT day rate when a performance space is booked.




up to 84

Starting prices

Hire Fee


9:00 - 18:00

from £198 Per hour


9:00 - 22:00

from £240 Per hour

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.


In-house catering

Allows external catering

Approved caterers only

BYO alcohol allowed

Can provide alcohol

Kitchen facilities available

Can provide halal

Can provide kosher

Complimentary water

Extensive vegan menu

Extensive gluten-free menu

Complimentary tea and coffee

Buyout fee for external catering


Alcohol licence until 23:00

Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Projector Projector

Flipchart Flipchart

Audiovisual (AV) equipment Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Natural light Natural light

Flatscreen TV


Conference call facilities

Disabled access Disabled access

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available

Keyboard and amp


Front of house staff included

Technician included

Standing microphones

Theatrical lighting

Venue welcomes

Own music equipment /DJ

VIP events

Enhanced security events

Rules of the space

Hires availabiltiy is dependant on the curated programme of Soho Theatre shows.

If you are an artist or producer and would like to bring a show to Soho please do not contact us through TagVenue.

Box Office services and promotional services are not available to hires clients, you will be responsible for managing your own guest list.

Hires clients are not permitted to use the Soho Theatre logo or branding.

We are in the congestion charge zone. Parking restrictions apply on Dean Street, if you require a parking bay there is a minimum 10 days' notice period to request a bay suspension via Westminster Council.

Hires are daytime*, private and industry events. Not for shows or events where tickets will be sold to the general public.

*the only evening availability we have is for Sundays, which is outside of the company's core business hours.

About Soho Theatre

In the heart of Soho, metres from Oxford Street and Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho Theatre is a great location for events; ideal for showcases, filming, conferences, press launches, lectures or company meetings.

Hires are available from 9am till 6pm. Soho Theatre is an artistically lead venue, therefore we are unable to evening hires as our own programme of shows will take place.

Hires of the performance spaces are available any day of the week, with best availabiltiy Monday to Friday.
As the building is closed to the general public on Sundays, the meeting rooms are not available on Sundays unless in conjunction with a performance space booking.

Other rooms and event packages at this venue

from £264
hire fee / per hour
Soho Theatre
Seating 150
from £264
hire fee / per hour
Downstairs Cabaret
Seating 135
Standing 135
from £66
hire fee / per hour
Seminar Room
Seating 20
from £18
hire fee / per hour
Terrace Bar
Seating 8

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