Wells Maltings Auditorium

The state-of-the-art Wells Maltings Theatre and Cinema has already been used for a range of events, from film screenings and concerts to talks, lectures and debates. Also for magic shows, live-by-satellite screenings from other prestigious venues, comedy nights and more. This versatile space can also be used as an exhibition and conference space and would be the ideal space for product and book launches. With the modern tiered seating fully retractable, this makes for a very versatile space.


Key Attributes Of This Space
Fully and partly retractable seating.
Air Cooling System.
Access to the stage and backstage area from the car park via a ramp and double doors.
Induction Loop.
Max Capacity
Standing 160 (seats pulled back)
Seated 134 (119 in stalls, 15 on the balcony and an additional 11 standing)
11m x 9m overall
Auditorium width 8.5m
Floor length – all seats out 5.5m
Floor length – all seats retracted 13m
Stalls on ground floor. Balcony on 1st Floor, accessible by stairs or lift.
Facilities & Technical Services 
Technical staff available on request.
3 Dressing rooms available, equipped with large mirrors and good lighting.
Backstage shower room/toilets.
FLX S24 lighting desk.
Piano available for hire for this space.
Hiring the auditorium is by negotiation, with rates from just £30 per hour. There is a premium for evening hire.Please use our online Hire Form to make your initial enquiry about hiring this space. You can also print the hire form using the link below.

Please download a pdf to aid in printing this information, including floor plans and the hire form.

Floor Plans, click to enlarge.

Wells Maltings Auditorium Floor Plans

You can also download a Technical Specifications Sheet pdf for the Auditorium