Charter Theatre

The Charter Theatre is a smaller venue that has comfortable yet modern facilities with a traditional theatre ambiance seating 780 guests.

The ideal venue for not only theatre productions but business seminars and award nights too. The Charter Theatre seating is split between two levels, the Stalls (570) and the Dress Circle (210), each level with its own breakout area including bar and toilet facilities.The Theatre is equipped with excellent sound and lighting systems and 35mm film projection, making it also a perfect setting for open conference sessions.

The venue also offers two separate bar areas which are perfect for drink receptions, holding areas or even as extra break out spaces and has direct private access to the Lancaster Suite for larger events.

Ideal for:

  • Product Launches
  • Awards Ceremonies
  • Weddings
  • Seminars

The Charter Theatre has a traditional, proscenium arch, black box stage, complete with fly tower and has a wide range of in house technical resources including its own loading and lift access to ensure a smooth and efficient start and end to your visit.

To speak to a member of the team or to arrange a meeting please contact us on 01772 80 44 43 or email events@prestonguildhall.co.uk.

For show programming please call 01772 80 44 40.

Charter Theatre Plan
Depth 11.10 metres
Apron 2.45 metres
Stage Width 12.20 metres
Stage Width: Wall to Wall 17.06 metres
Stage Width: Floor to Grid 14.60 metres
  • High spec in house AV systems
  • Wi-Fi facility
  • Separate private bars (2 bars)
  • 7 dressing rooms
  • Disabled access
  • Accessible lift