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Hiring The Whitby Pavilion

Whitby's largest theatre and function venue offers a fantastic combination of facilities.

Venue Hire


Whitby's largest theatre and function venue offers a fantastic combination of facilities. From our fixed Victorian stage in our Pavilion Theatre with 350 capacity to our spacious Northern Lights Suite home to live music, dance & weekend festivals. The Whitby Pavilion has something for every promoter. 

The theatre is home to regular amateur dramatic groups, pantomimes and local performing arts groups, with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere we will ensure that your time whilst using Whitby Pavilion Theatre is a happy and productive one.  Back stage there are 4 dressing rooms with one large lounge space. Access is via the back of stage or through the corridor upon approach to the theatre. The theatre is situated on the ground floor.

There is also fixed lighting and a sound desk operated by our venue techinician, Dave. The stalls of the theatre seats 230, whilst the balcony seats 118.

The Northern Lights Suite is the home of all things 'festival' in Whitby from the Soul & Motown weekends right through to the Steampunk & Musicport weekends. This spacious room can be set out in many different ways to best accomodate you and your event. 


It's sister room just below; The Exhibition Hall can be used as an extension of the festival when promoters require more than just one room, or it can be hired on a solo basis and is currently used for things such as seminars, workshops and fitness classes. 

We pride ourselves on delivering a professional, quality and cost effective service.

To book or for more information about putting on a theatre production at the Whitby Pavilion please contact our sales team via [email protected]