The Theatre

The amphitheatre has been purposefully designed to accommodate both the epic and the intimate, with a mixture of Classical Greek and Victorian architecture.


  • 98 seats in rake, 12 in galleries, additional benches can be added to front.
  • Stage: Beautiful untreated concrete floor,
  • Floor to ceiling: Over 4 Metres

Lighting Stock

  • 4 x Source 4 @ 26 degrees
  • 2 x Source four iris
  • 2 x par birdies
  • 2 x RGB LED batons
  • 4 x 650w Arri
  • 2 x 1k Cantata PC
  • 2 x 1k Cantata Fresnels
  • 4 x Par 64 Cans


  • 2 x 18inch 600w active cabs, fliown or floor standing
  • 2 x 8inch 200w passive speakers rigged as delays
  • 1 x 400w rms powered mixer (amp/mixer combo powering passives)
  • 1 x 12 channel soundcraft M12 mixer
  • 2 x Shure SM58 dynamic vocal mic
  • 1 x Shure SM57 dynamic instrument mic
  • 2 x Behringer C1 Cardoid condenser mic
  • 4 x mic stand


  • 1 x Optoma EW610ST (short throw projector, fills back wall from 5metres back, can be repositioned)
  • 10m VGA cable back to operating position

The Bar & Kitchen


  • 80 seated dining, 250 standing
  • Fully stocked bar: Wet hires only

Current Regular Licensing hours

  • Mon – Thurs: Midnight
  • Sundays: 11pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 1am

* Please be aware a Temporary Events Notice will be required for events running after these hours (incurring a small additional administration charge). These must be filed with Tower Hamlets Council and paid for a minimum of 5 working days before the event, though a 3 week notice period is preferable.

Hire Rates

Bar and dry hire of Kitchen.

Cost includes support from the in-house Technician throughout.

Catering can be provided at a negotiated rate dependent on the event and a pre-agreed menu.

Make an Enquiry

Please note all theatre productions and ticketed events are curated by the Artistic Director, if you would like to be among the first to know about opportunities to develop work at The Yard, please join our mailing list here, or if you would like to invite a member of The Yard team to come and see your work please email us at

If you would like to hire the theatre space for a non-ticketed or private event please email Tamara Moore.

The Yard is a Hire Space approved venue.