Concerts and Public Events

Blackheath Halls is a performing arts venue which regularly puts on comedy, classical, rock/pop, folk/world and literary events. If you would like to hold your concert/performance here, please read on for further information.

We have two available venues here at Blackheath to suit different needs and capacities, and the current hire fees and maximum capacities are outlined below, or you can download a full information sheet.

Great Hall

Two session day (from 2pm & evening concert) £2250 + VAT
Three session day (from 10am & afternoon & evening concert) £2850 + VAT

plus 12.5% Box Office commission and Box Office set-up fee of £100 + VAT

Recital Room

Two session day (from 2pm & evening concert) £900 + VAT
Three session day (from 10am & afternoon & evening) £1100+ VAT

plus 12.5% Box Office commission and Box Office set-up fee of £100 + VAT

 Tables in the Great Hall

Hire fee includes:

  • Duty Manager for duration of hire period
  • Duty Technician for duration of hire period
  • Statutory Front of House stewarding for three-hour concert (excluding Programme Sellers and Cloakroom Attendants)
  • Basic audience chair set-up
  • Use of Blackheath Halls' orchestral chairs and music stands (if required)
  • Use of basic in-house public address system for speech and playback (if required)
  • Parking for instrument delivery
  • Limited parking (three spaces) for hirer by prior arrangement
  • Artists' Dressing Rooms for the duration of hire period (three for Great Hall; one for Recital Room)
  • Bar Manager and staff to open the Café Bar one hour before performance, during the interval (if applicable) and until thirty minutes following performance, subject to confirmation of event capacity

All hire and services rates are increased by 75% on Bank Holiday weekends.
Rates are negotiable for block bookings.

Registered charities, voluntary and educational organisations may apply be eligible for reduced rates.

Download our full information sheet for hiring Blackheath Halls for your concert/performance.

If you are interested in booking the Halls, please fill in the booking form and return to [email protected] or by post to Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, London. SE3 9RQ.

Please note that subject to the terms of our licensing agreement, we are unable to hire the Halls out for an event which contains religious content.

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