Constructed in 1931, the Princes Theatre is a large grade 2 listed building designed and built with flexibility in mind, complimented by it’s ancillary, the Essex Hall. Together they are able to accommodate anything from the smallest board meeting upto a 600 seat Conference. It includes purpose built rooms, high quality audio visual equipment and flexible catering facilities.
Both the Princes Theatre and the Essex Hall are wheelchair accessible. They also provide an induction loop system for the hard of hearing. There is an accessible toilet which is suitable for people with mobility problems or wheelchairs.
The Princes Theatre’s kitchen comes with plate warmers, glass washer, catering hob and oven. The kitchen has proven its effectiveness over the years by assisting with the provision of some truly excellent banquets. A list of recommended caterers is available upon request.
Recently redecorated, the dressing rooms under the stage provide easy access for quick changes. There is also one VIP dressing room at ground level which is often used by stars of stage and screen. For large dance shows additional dressing rooms can be made available upon request.
The Essex Hall and the Princes Theatre has a fully stocked bar with a wide choice of wines, spirits, draught beers and cider. Teas, coffees, confectionery and ice creams are also available. Available on request.