Hire our spaces
A creative space
Our theatre auditorium offers flexible, retractable seating, fixed balcony seating and two seated galleries, allowing a flat floor space for cabaret style seating, or tiered theatre seating.
Auditorium: 11m by 10m (excluding stage).
Stage area: maximum width of 8m, maximum depth of 10m, excluding wings, with a maximum working height of 5.5m.
100 seated with flat floor and tables and chairs
306 theatre style
Accessible and versatile
With our proximity to Eastleigh, Southampton, Winchester and Portsmouth, our building and facilities make an ideal conference facility.
Our Foyer and Bar space can be hired with the auditorium or separately and provide an ideal space for intimate performances, celebrations, formal receptions and more.
A range of state-of-the-art digital audio-visual equipment and professional digital theatre lighting and sound can be used to meet your needs when using the theatre.
Download our full Theatre technical specification document (PDF) (updated Sept 23) or use our enquiry form below to request one.
Due to the limited backstage capacity at The Berry Theatre, you may wish to enquire about hiring extra space at our neighbouring venue, The Dart for your event, especially for performances with a large cast.
Please email email@example.com to enquire about hiring The Dart.
Our hire rates
Due to the current economic situation and rising costs, Eastleigh Borough Council’s Cabinet have acknowledged the need for wide ranging efficiency and income generation requirement for the 2023/24 budget.
The hire fees and charges for The Point and The Berry Theatre are included within this requirement, as stated in the December 2022 Cabinet report.
Please note, these hire rates will take effect from 1 January 2023 and are updated annually. Rates are not inclusive of VAT. A charge of 2% per payment by credit card will be passed on to hirers to contribute to credit card fees.
If you wish to make a booking enquiry, please complete the following form with as much detail as possible. This form acts as an enquiry only and does NOT confirm any booking.
We are now taking booking requests for stage hire within The Point and The Berry Theatre for September 2024 through to July 2025. Please submit an enquiry form below.
On completion of your form, we will be in touch as soon as we can to discuss availability and price.
Spaces at The Point
Our sister venue The Point, Eastleigh has a range of spaces available for hire.
Choose from its flexible auditorium, light-filled dance studio, range of meeting rooms or for creating or rehearsing work, its state-of-the-art residential Creation Space.