Our fully licensed bar is available for hire for private parties. Kitchen facilities are available for caterers, and the bar lounge accommodates approximately 60 people.

The theatre auditorium and stage is suitable for small touring shows, concerts, lectures, and film shows. It has comfortable seating and excellent sight lines and acoustics. For information please contact Ian Shepherd on 07976 800619.

Get involved

If you are interested in getting involved at the Millgate Arts Centre, it’s really easy. Membership forms are available at the theatre, please ask any member. We always need new members interested in acting, backstage, technical theatre, front of house, bar and hospitality. Speak to the members, and we’ll point you in the right direction. You can download a membership form here, or you can just e-mail us.

Art exhibitions

Exhibitions by independent artists and artistic groups are displayed in the bar lounge during play weeks at the Millgate Arts Centre. Artists wishing to hold a preview of their work may organise their own event and hold it in the lounge on the first Sunday afternoon of play week. If you would like to exhibit your work at the Millgate Arts Centre, please contact us on 01457 874644.

Costume hire

Saddleworth Players has an excellent wardrobe department that includes period costume, accessories and hats, and some military uniforms. Costumes are available to hire for theatrical production and fancy dress. Please call 01457 874644 for further information.