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East Durham College Theatre Hire

Looking for theatre hire in the North East? East Durham College's stunning Lubetkin Theatre is the place you've been looking for!

At EDC, we have a long-standing relationship with a wide variety of amateur theatre production companies, as well as other companies who regularly use our theatre to host events.

About the Lubetkin Theatre

East Durham College operates the only dedicated theatre in the East Durham area, and it's completely open to the public to hire for external events.

We're located just off the A19 in Peterlee, within easy access from the surrounding North East.

The theatre is fully configurable to your needs. Whether you're performing a pantomime or a dramatic play, screening a film, hosting an event, hosting an awards ceremony or just want to demonstrate a product to a wide group of people, the Lubetkin theatre is perfect for the job.

You can expect everything you need from the theatre, including:

  • 220 seat capacity - all seats can be removed and folded away as needed, should you wish to have the floor free for an event too
  • State-of-the-art audio and lighting equipment 
  • Demountable stage
  • Backstage area with dance studio, changing facilities and showers
  • Catering facilities available
  • Free on-site parking - ideal for your guests attending the conference or a performance!
  • Projector/screen capabilities for presentations
  • Balcony seating
  • Theatre technicians

Book the Lubetkin Theatre

For further information, please contact our specialist Conference & Events Co-ordinator.

t. 0191 518 8291


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