In response to the global coronavirus outbreak, St Peter’s School, York has implemented a strict visitor policy to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the whole school community. Following instructions from the government, the school site will be closed to pupils (apart from children of key workers) from the end of the day on Friday 20 March with no indication given of when that situation will change. We ask that all non-essential visitors also stay away from the school at this time. If your visit is essential, please read our visitor policy before you visit the school.

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Shepherd Hall

Conference and Function Rooms

Shepherd Hall

Shepherd Hall is a large theatre, suitable for hire for drama and dance productions and rehearsals, large public meetings and lectures.

Seating up to 350, the hall has a large foyer area, which is ideal for pre- or post-event receptions (full catering can be provided) and / or delegate registration.

The audience area features retractable tiered seating, ensuring a great view for spectators.

The stage area is 7.2m x 4.6m, and has wings and back screen.

Stage extensions and backdrop alternatives are available as additions to your hire. A basic lighting rig and PA system is included in your hire.

Free parking at St Peter's School can be offered to your performers and audience members for the duration of your hire.

If you are seeking a smaller venue, our drama studio, The Judi Dench Studio, is also available to hire. Seating up to 50 people, and fuly equipped with AV and lighting, it is an ideal rehearsal space or performance space for smaller productions.

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