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The Stoller Hall is a purpose-built 482 seat concert hall with state-of-the-art acoustics and facilities. Designed by Stephenson STUDIO with specialist acoustic consultants Arup, the RIBA award-winning Stoller Hall is one of the world’s finest examples of modern concert auditorium design. Situated directly opposite Manchester Victoria station, The Stoller Hall is

perfectly located for local, regional and national access. Visitors enter via the stunning Oglesby Atrium which also serves the Carole Nash Hall, our smaller 100 seat sister venue. The Stoller Hall is the ideal place for recitals, chamber concerts, jazz, folk, pop and spoken word events as well as recordings and conferences.



Manchester’s exceptional new venue for music and performance STAGE Dimensions Standard W 14m x D 8.5m (approx.) Extension W 14m x D 12.5m (approx.) Risers Two fully automated upstage choir/ orchestral risers plus stage extension riser.

Air Handling


Silent air displacement system with thermostatically controlled heating and cooling

Loading access via private roadway, Walker’s Croft

Acoustic Banners


Automated banners located on three sides of the auditorium and acoustic curtain on back wall create an acoustically flexible space for different types of performance

Dressing Rooms

Hearing Loop Infrared hearing loop broadcast in auditorium

Maximum Capacity 482 •

Stalls 354

Balcony 45

Gallery 83

(264 with extended stage)


SEATING Seat Holds •

The stage extension removes 90 seats from the front of the Stalls

The mixing desk removes up to 10 seats from the rear of the Stalls

Eight Venue Holds are held for all shows and released on sale if not required

Four House Seats are retained for all shows.

Wheelchairs There are seven wheelchair positions, interchangeable with fixed seating

Stage rig comprising ETC D60 XTI LED luminaires, orchestral white or fullcolour wash Optional ETC Element 40 lighting desk House lighting PA EM Acoustics Halo Compact array, comprising stereo-flown left and right clusters of cabinets plus bass extender, plus optional onstage front fill Front of House Console DiGiCo S21 digital mixing console, in booth or FoH position as required Power 63A triple phase and 32A single phase clean power to stage Pianos In-house Steinway D grand piano

Discounted parking spaces are available at Q-Park Deansgate North, a short walk from the hall

Two large dressing rooms and two Green Rooms with en-suite toilets and showers



A contemporary space filled with natural light in the heart of Chetham’s New Building

Hire Fee £1,550 + VAT 5% commission on gross Box Office


Feature in our widely distributed Events Guide (subject to print deadlines)

Included in the hire fee: •

Access to the venue from 2pm

A dedicated event listing on The Stoller Hall website

Display of flyers and external poster facing Victoria Station

Tickets sold through The Stoller Hall box office system

Inclusion in marketing emails, general and targeted

Stage Manager/House Technician

Use of in-house lighting rig (orchestral whites)

Listings on local and national sites including the Manchester Evening News, Press Association, Visit Manchester

House PA system for announcements

Display on digital signage

Stage risers (except extension)

Assistance with poster and flyer production if required

Stage furniture (stands, chairs etc.)

Dressing Rooms and Green Rooms

Assistance with planning a local marketing campaign if required

Exit flyering after relevant performances

Advertising in relevant programmes

Not included (but available at additional cost): •

A wide variety of spaces to entertain groups of up to 100. Please enquire for more details

Access before 2pm, by arrangement and subject to availability

Stage extension to 12.5m

Passenger Lift

Front of House sound desk, monitors, engineer

Microphones, stands, cables, DI boxes

Bespoke lighting options (colours, cues, focusing)

Projector and screen

Steinway D grand piano and chamber organ, other instruments and music stands




Local transport and accommodation

Facility for receptions/meet & greets


Drinks Receptions

Fully-licensed bar serving a range of drinks and snacks Box Office Located in the Atrium, providing services for all public ticketed concerts and advance sales Cloakroom Located on the Ground Floor adjacent to the Atrium for performances and conferences

Step free access between all levels Public WCs Provided on all levels, including fullyaccessible toilets

CONTACT Richard Hartwell, General Manager 0161 838 7231 Bryony Bell, Marketing Manager 0161 838 7228 The Stoller Hall Hunts Bank Manchester M3 1BA

The Stoller Hall: Promoter Information 2018  
The Stoller Hall: Promoter Information 2018