Concerts and Public Events

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

We have two available venues here at Blackheath Halls to suit your needs and capacities, The Recital Room and The Great Hall.

Hire fees include:

  • 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 subject to an increase on Bank Holiday weekends.

Rates are negotiable for block bookings.

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

Prices and Hire information

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

Download our additional Technical and Staffing fees 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.

Watch our latest online performance of 'Tre sbirri, una carrozza' from Puccini's Tosca 

Featuring Matthew Rose singing the role of Scarpia alongside members of the Blackheath Halls Chorus and Blackheath Halls Orchestra all singing and playing from their homes, we are hugely proud of this rousing celebrating of creative and community sprit during these difficult times for the arts industry and we hope you enjoy watching it as much as we all have putting it together! 

You can also enjoy our Virtual Opera Gala Night performed live online on Sun May 10th by clicking here 

Please Support Us

A huge thank you to everyone who has donated so far. If you are in a position to help you can text 10BLACKHEATH to 70085 and donate £10 or visit the Donate Now page of our website.

We recognise that everyone has different circumstances, and this is a difficult time for many individuals and organisations, but if you are in a position to help we would be enormously grateful. 

We will also be able to claim Gift Aid on any donations made in this way (if appropriate).

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