For Hire

Bristol Old Vic is a world-renowned theatre, performance and events venue. Following extensive redevelopment work, Bristol Old Vic’s theatre and Grade I listed, Coopers' Hall have been completely refurbished to an incredibly high standard.

Bristol Old Vic provides a contemporary, vibrant and inspiring venue for conferences, workshops and performances. The venue can hold private and corporate events from 12 – 500 guests including the main auditorium, a studio theatre and various meeting / conference suites.

This classic and stylish venue has natural daylight, fully integrated state of the art AV with in-house technical staff, state of the art air handling and free Wi-Fi internet throughout.

Our experienced Events team provides dedicated event management ensuring smooth delivery and success. Clients also benefit from in-house catering providing a wide range of fresh, seasonal menus for a variety of occasions.

Bristol Old Vic has played host to prestigious companies including BBC, Arts Council EnglandNisbetsTEDx and many others.

We would be delighted to host your event at Bristol Old Vic.


A unique heritage venue in the heart of Bristol.

Whether you’re looking to host a drinks reception in the elegant Grade I listed Coopers’ Hall, a meeting in the intimate Foyle Room, or an awards ceremony in our world-famous Auditorium, our beautiful, historic building and expert, creative team will make your event truly remarkable.


Alongside presenting world class theatre, Bristol Old Vic is also home to an internationally recognised scenic workshop.

With the ability to build almost anything that can be imagined, the workshop creates projects for a wide range of external clients. The results being seen from Broadway to the Brecon Beacons and everywhere in between. 


Delivered by the experienced and friendly team at Bristol Old Vic and powered by Spektrix – the UK's leading ticketing service for the arts – our ticket agency service provides dedicated box office support and round-the-clock sales for your events.

Why not get in touch today? We’d love to hear from you! Drop us an email.