About Us



Thornden Hall is a multipurpose venue with high quality acoustics for music performances, with a stage large enough to accommodate a full orchestra and an audience capacity of 388 people. The venue is readily adapted for music, dance and drama events, conferences, seminars, lectures and presentations. In addition there are two specialist drama studios, two music rooms, dance studio and a conference room, as well as foyer and licensed bar.

Thornden Hall is the home of:

The auditorium is also ideal for large meetings and presentations. Other rooms are also used for band practices and smaller meetings or AGMs for up to 40 people. 

* Am I Bothered - TV Panel Series for ITV1 filmed at Thornden Hall 


Friends of Thornden Hall



Friends of Thornden Hall are a team of volunteers who help with the running of the Hall (organisation, ticketing, ushering, bar, production/technical crew) and raising money for equipment and improvements. If you would like to get involved in the theatrical side of life at Thornden, and the social side as well, please contact the Hall's Manager, at n.daykin@thornden.hants.sch.uk. Volunteering gives you great benefits at Thornden Hall including discount at the bar and free tickets to selected events.

To hire the venue, book tickets or for general enquiries please see contact us.