New to NAC, The New Horizons Stage is an outdoor seasonal marquee. Our multi-purpose outdoor covered space is ideal for large events, theatre shows and live concerts. Each event or performance is individually set up by our events team who provide theatre management, including technical support, front of house and box office. Our experienced technical team have worked with both top professional musicians and new youth theatre groups. A range of layouts is possible and we will work with you to provide the best set up for your event. Popular layouts include:

Space Layout (subject to availability)

Standing: 300

Rows: 200 max. (Plus 20 standing 220 max.)

Cabaret: 120 max.

Performance Package

Our performance package is designed to create professional results. A technician will set up and run your event and a front of house manager will ensure everything runs smoothly.

Technical Support:

Fixed Stage

Custom seating set up

Hire of full PA system and lighting

Hire of specific equipment including LCD projector and drum kit

Advice and support from the technical team

Performing Arts Technician (Sound and Lighting)

Dressing rooms

Event Management

Front of House Manager

Bar and bar staff by arrangement

Ticket Sales and Marketing

Advance ticket sales through online ticketing system

Listing on the NAC website and What’s On Guide

Social media links

On site leaflet and poster space


The New Horizons Stage has ground floor access. Disabled access toilets are easily accessible. A wheelchair ramp is available for some stage lay outs.

Additional services available by negotiation

Box office on the night

Additional dressing rooms

Café /catering


The stage can be hired from 8.30am to 9.30pm. A deposit of £100 is required to confirm a booking. Bookings should be made as far in advance as possible to secure your preferred date and ensure we can meet your requirements.

Interested in booking?

Click the enquire button to fill in the contact form and make your event come to life.

Downloadable Documents

Hire enquiries

For more information or to arrange a viewing please fill out the contact form and a member of our team will get in touch with you.

Alternatively you can email
or call 01902 572090.

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