Looking for the perfect space to host your next big event in Telford? Whether it’s a large scale conference or a small art workshop, we have space to accommodate you and your group at Oakengates Theatre.


There are multiple spaces to choose from, each with different capacities and various technologies provided such as lighting and sound. Some are purpose-built for entertainment and other can be multi-functional dependent on your needs and requirements. We have free car parking available for guests to the venue, plus the theatre is fully accessible to all, with disabled facilities outside and inside the building.


All basic amenities such as access to tables and chairs and any other equipment required are included. Also, after several months of issues, the theatre recently underwent a brand new electric boiler installation just in time for winter, so the rooms will be nice and toasty upon your arrival.


If you have any questions about what we can provide at Oakengates Theatre venue hire, please fill in our short contact form and someone from the team will get back to you.

Gallery Bar

If you need a private space for a drinks reception or would like to hold an event which requires drinks and catering then our Gallery Bar would be perfect for your needs. Capacity will vary depending on the event, and we can provide staff for both the bar and any food service.

The space is bright and modern, perfect for almost any type of event in the heart of Telford.

Café Bar and Foyer

Holding an event and need a space to gather or regroup? Our foyer and café bar space is perfect for informal functions, especially as part of a larger event using one of our other rooms. Running a show in the main auditorium? Why not provide light refreshments in the foyer for those attending.

The space can be changed to suit different functions, so talk to our team about your options today ot find out more.

Creative Space

At Oakengates Theatre, we are passionate about providing a space for groups to unleash their creative side through performance and the arts. That is why we have introduced the Creative Space within the venue which is perfect for holding arts and crafts workshops or tutorials.

It could even be a great space for an exhibition if you are a local artists looking for somewhere to showcase your work. The modern space gives way to our visitors’ creative side every time, tying in with our ethos perfectly. Equipped with a sink and storage space, you can feel free to like your creative juices flow in our state of the art room.

Community Room

We have also put together a Community Room which prioritises visitors from the local community in Telford. This space is perfect for boardroom meetings or even small theatre events with ample space to decide how you would like to use the room. Many of our groups who have visited have even used this room as a classroom. The capacity can stretch from 10 in a classroom set up to 30 in a theatre setup, so why not talk to us today and how we can provide space for you.

Main Auditorium

Finally, our pièce de résistance. The Main Auditorium is fully equipped with all of the latest technology needed to run a successful theatre show. Also, this space can be adapted to suit your event’s needs.

The auditorium can make use of 4 different dressing rooms, a shower, dedicated toilets and a green room. The dressing rooms can be accessed via a stage door which is also wheelchair accessible. You can find out about new events by keeping an eye on what's on at Oakengates.

Hire a Venue Today

Contact the team at Oakengates Theatre to check availability of our different venue spaces.