Conferences

Theatre Conference Facilities

The Watermill Theatre, complete with stage and a two level auditorium, provides a unique opportunity to host conferences or meetings in tailored surroundings.

Available for a minimum of three hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8.30am until 4.30pm.

Please be aware that, given the unique nature of this professional working theatre, conferences and presentations work on whatever set is in place at the time. Seating is sometimes laid out in the round and there is no proscenium arch or curtain.

Theatre capacity 200

The Restaurant Meeting Facilities

Book a meeting or function in our beautiful converted tithe barn and enjoy perfect peace and quiet, in relaxed and flexible surroundings, in the care of our professional and dedicated staff.

Please note, if you wish to take advantage of our catering facilities our license limits us to catering for a maximum of 120 people at any one time.

Availability

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 8.30am to 4.30pm.
Sunday: Meetings for up to a maximum of 8 hours between 9am and 6pm.
Earlier admission can be arranged on request.

Suggested Room Layouts

Theatre Style 70
Classroom Style 30
U Shape 30
Board Style 30

The Bar Meeting Facilities

For smaller meetings our bar area with its garden conservatory is available for hire, situated adjacent to the restaurant (only suitable for up to 8 people).
(The bar is not available for meetings on a Sunday.)

Catering

We offer a range of catering from tea and coffee with a Danish pastry for half day hire to a finger buffet, or a two course hot or cold buffet lunch. We can also provide a bespoke service and are happy to discuss any specific requirements you may have.

Should you wish to make a lunch booking on Thursdays or Saturdays, or a pre-show supper booking any evening, and require exclusive use of the restaurant, an additional charge may be levied depending on the size of your group.

Restaurant Capacities

Sit down meal 70
Buffet meal 120

Conference Equipment

We can hire equipment and technical assistance on your behalf, for use in either the restaurant or the theatre, ranging from flip chart hire to technical staff.

Equipment should be ordered at least five working days in advance. If arrangements are made at shorter notice or on orders of £50 or less, a courier delivery charge of £25 may be added.

Entertainment

For company or client entertainment we can arrange theatre tickets on your behalf. We can also arrange a variety of entertainment for you ranging from a pianist to a small variety revue.

Our professional and dedicated staff are happy to help and advise. Please call us on 01635 570920 to discuss your requirements.

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