Theatre hire

FTH Theatre is an affordable, professional, well equipped theatre with flexible seating options, full technical support, Box Office and Front of House services and professional experienced support from our Venues Team.

Our Audience

Falkirk is situated right at the centre of Scotland. It has a growing population of over 153,000, with over 50,000 people working in the area. The main towns are Falkirk itself, Grangemouth - Scotland's premier port and home to its only major oil refinery - Bo'ness, Denny, Larbert and Stenhousemuir. Falkirk is one of the best connected areas in Scotland, within half an hour of Glasgow and Edinburgh, and just 20 minutes drive from Edinburgh airport. It has excellent motorway and rail links, a sea terminal and 60% of Scotland's population is within a 60 minute journey.

Summary technical specifications

Capacities

The maximum no of seats available are as follows:

Main auditorium
Setup option Capacity
Raked Seating (rows AA – JJ) 272
Row D (flat immediately at front of raked seating) 28
Optional flat seating
Set up option Capacity
Row C 28
Row B 28
Row A 24
Raked Seating & Stage Extension or Orchestra Pit 352 (Rows A & C only)
Raked Seating & Stage Extension & Orchestra Pit 300 (Row D only)
Arena 900
Cabaret Style 270
Cabaret with Dancefloor 160
Balcony
Set up option Capacity
Front Balcony (rows A-E) 156
Back Balcony (rows F-H) 68
Studio
Set up option Capacity
Theatre Style 150
Cabaret Style 120
Conference Round tables 90
Cafe
Set up option Capacity
Meetings 15
Bar
Set up option Capacity
Meetings 15
Dressing rooms
Area Capacity
Dressing Room 1 30
Dressing Room 2 30
Dressing Room 3 5
Dressing Room 4 5
Dressing Room 5 5

Performer Toilets and shower facilities are located adjacent to the Dressing Rooms.

Stage Dimensions:

  • Proscenium width 10.25m 34'
  • Proscenium height 4.27m 14'
  • Stage depth 7.80m 26'
  • Wings 3.65m 12' SR & SL
  • Stage extension 2.20m 8' (Steeldeck)
  • Steeldeck 2.20m x 2.20 8' x 8'

A list of technical equipment available for hire is available. To discuss any aspect of staging your performance or event please contact the Technical Team Leader on 01324 501270 or email fth@falkirkcommunitytrust.org.

Prices at the FTH Theatre

Charges effective from 1 April 2016.

Venue Hire

Activity Community Rate Conference/Events Rate Commercial Rate (10hrs)
Main Hall (Daily rate before 10.30pm) £292 £580 £1,182
Main Hall (Hourly, and after 10.30pm) £44.35 £90 £175
Studio (Daily rate before 10.30pm) £90.55 £175.00 £367
Studio (Hourly, and after 10.30pm) £12.50 £25 £50.35
Meetings per hour (Cafe Bar) £17.15
Meetings per hour (Cafe/Meeting Room) £8.55
Kitchen Facilities - Upper Kitchen (per day) £28.20
Kitchen Facilities - Lower Kitchen (per day) £31.45

Equipment Charges

Activity Community Rate Conference/Events Rate Commercial Rate
Grand Piano (per day) £152.50 £205 £205
DVD & monitor £13.90 £18.50 £18.50
6ft screen £13.90 £18.75 £18.75
Flipchart Stand & Pad £15.10 £20 £20
Follow Spot and operator (per hour; min. 3hrs) £13.50 £18.35 £18.35
PA and Radio Mics (weekly per mic) £92.50 £125 £125
PA and Radio Mics (daily per mic) £30.80 £43 £43
Sound Recording of Event £101
Additional Power Distribution £13.70
Additional hired round tables £13.70

Staff and Box Office Charges

Activity Community Rate Conference Rate Standard Rate
Front of House staff (per hour; min. 3hrs) £11.50
Crew Charges (per hour; min. 4hrs) £11.50
Moving/Replacing Studio stage £31
Box Office Ticket Printing (per Ticket) £0.10
Commission on Ticket Sales 7%

Technical Charges (per item per day)

Activity Community Rate Conferences/Events & Commercial Rate
Hazer machine (includes Hazer fluid) £22.50 £28.65
Starcloth £14.10 £17.20
Data Projector and Screen £44.90 £57.40
Laptop £44.90 £57.40
Lectern £94.90 £120
Lectern Microphones (per mic) £14.105 £17
Steeldeck Forestage £70.20 £85
Pyrotechnic Firing System (Pyrotechnics must be supplied by customer) £14.10 £17.20
Intelligent Lighting (per day) £83.35 £124.75
Intelligent Lighting (per week/run) £312 £468.65
Professional Digital Projector/35mm Projector & Cinema Screen £146.90 £214.25
Presenter's Remote Control (per day) £10.70
Commercial Photographers' Licence (per event) £52
Commercial Photographers' (per hour) £210

Documents

Contact us

Venue Administration Team
FTH Theatre
West Bridge Street
Falkirk
FK1 5RS

01324 506177
Last updated: 22 January 2018 at 09:23