We have a number of spaces available to hire, from small meeting spaces to our 190 seat auditorium. We have a small kitchenette and can provide tea and coffee.

To enquire about hiring any of our spaces, please contact our Business Administrator on 01387 254209 or admin@theatreroyaldumfries.co.uk

Main auditorium

Perfect for performances of all sorts, keynote presentations, and even film screenings.

Seats 190 + 5 wheelchair spaces.

Please note that the balcony is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Comfortable seating
  • Full stage lighting
  • Spacious balcony area
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Period features


Our studio has sprung hardwood floors for dance, a mirrored wall (which can be blacked out for a more intimate studio feel), and a full theatrical lighting rig and sound system.

Perfect for poetry readings, dance classes, or celebrations.

Seats 60

  • Comfortable seating
  • Links to other areas of the Theatre
  • Floor to ceiling mirrors
  • Professional lighting and sound equipment
  • Large, open space perfect for entertaining

Education Studio

The Youth Studio offers a more casual space for hosting meetings and smaller events, with its barn ceiling lending it a modern feel.

Perfect for children's activities, board retreats, and breakout groups.

  • Natural lighting
  • Adaptable, open space
  • Access to other areas of the Theatre
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Recently renovated with updated facilities

Backstage Facilities

For those wishing to use the Auditorium for a performance or special presentation, the Theatre Royal can offer a range of facilities backstage for patrons to use:

Dressing Rooms: The Theatre has two large dressing rooms and one medium room fully equipped with illuminated mirrors and costume rails. Our dressing rooms come with ensuite facilities and are wheelchair accessible.

Wardrobe: Our spacious wardrobe can accommodate a large array of costumes and props, with facilities for maintenance and upkeep during productions.

Guild Room: This multi-purpose room functions as a green room, and can be used for hosting pre-show events or as an additional dressing room. The Guild Room also contains a small kitchenette for food and drink preparation and storage.

Costume Hire

Our hire wardrobe collection is situated on the ground floor and is accessed through the stage door on Queen Street. Items from the wardrobe can be hired by members and outside parties. Please contact admin@theatreroyaldumfries.co.uk for more information.