Events and Theatre Hire

Here at the Bedford Corn Exchange Complex we have three spaces that are suitable for performances; the Main Auditorium, Harpur Suite and Howard Room .

Tiered seating plan - theatre hire in Bedford


Main Auditorium

Theatre Style

Caberet Style

Harpur Suite



Cabaret Style

Howard Room

Theatre Style

Cabaret Style


Performance marketing is the responsibility of the hirer. We are however able to assist you by undertaking the following:

  • Advertising the event in the Bedford Corn Exchange quarterly brochure
  • Listing the event on our website, which includes online booking
  • Providing a local press contact list
  • Displaying posters and leaflets in and around the venue
  • E- Marketing (at an additional pre-agreed cost)
  • Providing a mailing list if required (at an additional pre-agreed cost).

Useful downloads:

Additional Charges Main Auditorium

Additional Charges Harpur Suite

Additional Charges Howard Room

Venue Booking form

Conditions of hire