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Hire Us

In addition to the main Auditorium the KMT has several spaces available for hire at competitive prices for events;
from private functions to conferences; exercise classes to cabarets.

For all fees, availability and viewing please contact the Office on 020 8553 4464.



358 seats, raked

3 Wheelchair spaces.

Proscenium-arch stage with an apron covering the orchestra pit

No rake

Sprung wood floor, suitable for all dance

Backstage crossover

Stage heated


Proscenium Opening: 9.14m x 4.42m (30’ x 15’)

Stage depth from Curtain Line: 6.7m (22’)

Apron Stage: 12.1m x 2.7m (40’ x 9’) (with two proscenium entrances)

Prompt Side wing: 2.44m (7’6")

O.P Wing : 2.44m (7’6") with direct access to scene dock

Height of Grid: 12m (36’)

Counterweights: 28 sets, single purchase, 0.23m (8") apart

Maximum permitted weight 250kg

Maximum flying height: 10.97m (34’)

Safety curtain

Orchestra Pit: 12,2m x 3m (40’ x 9’6"); accommodates 26 maximum


Get-In via street level into scene dock adjacent to stage

Dock doors 1.52m x4.88m

(Limited parking for trucks alongside building)


Red house tabs

Various hard and soft black masking

Tab tracks & runners in various colours

Starcloth/firework cloth

Selection of painted backcloths (mainly pantomime style)

2 single-phase 32amp independent circuits


Bluthner Grand Piano (fully renovated 2000) on stage use only

Knight Upright (1980 – but regularly renovated) for stage use only

Roland electric piano with midi facilities


Ion Desk with 112 channels of dimming 3 phase operated from control room or rear of auditorium

No supply available for temporary board

22 x Parcans

12 x scrollers on parcans

6 x Strand SLs

6 Seleco 800w profiles

12 x Patt 743s

10 x Cantatas

6 x Starlits

4 x T84s

4 x ABDs

12 floods

2x 263/4

2 x Joliet followspots operated from control room

Snow, smoke and haze machines


Yamaha LS9 Digital Mixing Console, operated from control room or rear of auditorium

Behringer Ultra-Curve; 4 x Bose 802 with controller

2 x JF100 EAW, 2 Community wedges


5 x SM58; 2x AKG SE300B; 5 x shotgun; 4x PCC160; 2 x Shure 4.1

2 CD players

2x Mini-Disc


Facilities for recording and editing

Stage Management:

Prompt corner (Stage Left) 2 cue-lights (pit and flys)

Metro audio-can system to 8 outstations

Show relay Tannoy backstage and front-of-house

CCTV system available for pit and backstage use


5 dressing rooms (accommodating 6 persons each) and 1 chorus room (accommodating 15) on first floor

Quick change room on ground floor

Green Room with microwave, fridge, dishwasher, hot water boiler, show video relay

Stage Doorkeeper’s Office


1 Electrolux industrial washing machine,

2 Electrolux industrial driers, steamers, etc.



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