Hires & Hospitality

Kiln Theatre is a dynamic building, with a rich history and a variety of spaces to suit any event, where our Theatre and Cinema spaces offer the possibility for unique events. These, in combination with our studio and rehearsal spaces offer the opportunity to host workshops, rehearsals, private functions and special events, such as festival Galas, Q&As and special events. To compliment your hire, we can also offer a range of Catering options tailored to your event.  

Located on the bustling Kilburn High Road, Kiln is a conveniently located venue with easy transport links to the city via Kilburn and Brondesbury station and a variety of bus connections. 

To find out more about our spaces or enquire about a hire, please email hires@kilntheatre.com 

Kiln Theatre

Redeveloped as part of the Kiln’s 2018 capital project, the Main House has a 290 seat capacity across two levels, with flexible seating options and level access and wheelchair accessibility to our Stalls level.  

Please note, the Main House is unavailable for hire for externally produced performances due to the programming of Kiln’s own theatrical season, however please get in touch if you have a one-off, large scale special event you are looking to host, get in touch at hires@kilntheatre.com for a bespoke quote for your event.  

Rehearsal Room

Kiln Theatre’s main Rehearsal Room is a bright, open space measuring 14.75m x 8.3m with a standing capacity of 100 and 70 seated in theatre-style. Featuring a private balcony overlooking the building’s Cinema entrance, the space is perfect for a variety of activities including, rehearsals, workshops, conferences or private events.  

The Rehearsal Room is located on the first floor of the building and is wheelchair accessible. Hires can also include the room’s adjacent Quiet Room as a breakout space, office or dressing room.   

For further information and details of the technical specifications of the space, please contact hires@kilntheatre.com 

James Baldwin Studio

The James Baldin Studio is Kiln’s intimate studio space measuring 8.45m x 6.75m with a standing capacity of 50 or 30 seated for workshops and 25 in boardroom-style. The space is ideal for smaller scale rehearsals or workshops. 

Located on the first floor, the room is wheelchair accessible. The space also features an upright piano and can include audio visual set-ups on request.  

John Lyons Space

Nestled in the heart of Kiln Theatre, the John Lyon Space is a welcoming and dynamic space, which can be transformed for daytime workshops and conferences, to evening receptions and events.  

Measuring 8.75m x 6.45m, it has a standing capacity of 70 and 40 seated. Its proximity and openness to the Bar area and adjoining foyer spaces, also have the potential to transform the space from a relaxed and secluded environment to a bustling party atmosphere, with a larger capacity for guests.  

We can also provide a range of Catering offers to compliment your event. For more information on this you can find out more information here or contact us at hires@kilntheatre.com 

Susie Sainsbury Foyer

A quiet and secluded hideaway upstairs in our Circle foyer, The Susie Sainsbury foyer can host up to 30 standing for reception events.  

The space can be used as an add on to hires or as an intimate function space for pre or post receptions for events in our Cinema or Theatre.  

Exclusive use of the Susie Sainsbury foyer can be arranged in conjunction with a pre-order through our Catering department.   

Please note there is no wheelchair access to Kiln Theatre’s Circle level.  

Kiln Café

Located at the front entrance of our building, our Café offers a private and intimate function space for 30 people standing, with easy but with access for guests to Kilburn High Road.  

Exclusive use of the Café can be arranged in conjunction with a pre-order through our Catering department.   

Kiln Cinema

Kilburn’s cinematic gem, Kiln Cinema boasts a (dimensions) screen, 267 seating capacity and our unique programming features the latest independent titles alongside current blockbusters, National Theatre Live screenings, Q&As, festivals and more.  

Looking for a venue for your upcoming special event? From private birthday parties, where we screen your favourite film, to special events and festival openings, we have regular availability on Monday and Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings around our regular programming. For special requests please get in touch at hires@kilntheatre.com to find out more.