Venue Hire

General Information

With a total venue capacity of 800 (550 Main, 250 Lounge) The Classic Grand is the perfect venue for gigs, club nights, conventions, festivals, weddings, corporate events and more. Located just 2 minutes walk from Central station the location is ideal. There is also a taxi rank located at the front door.

Dressing Room Facilities

There is a purpose built dressing room with a fitted toilet and shower room, which has private access to the stage.
By additional arrangement, if required for larger events or high profile artists, the level 1 venue can be reserved for extra dressing room space – **please note this may have implications on other events etc and must be negotiated separately**. This area and the main room are also ideal for VIP and after shows. For support artists there will be an area to store guitars etc but it is at the promoter’s discretion if the dressing room areas are shared.


Nearest multi-storey car park is located on Howard Street.

Production Office

There is wireless access and a phone line in the production office, which can be utilised for production staff on request.

Main Hall

Level 2

Classic Grand level 2


500 Capacity
Bar & Separate Elevated VIP Bar
Stage (4.7m deep, 8M Wide, 0.5m High)
DJ plinth available for use on stage
Professional Lighting & Sound Equipment


Level 1

Classic Grand level 1


200 Capacity
Bar & Seating Areas
Stage (3.8m deep, 5.8m wide, 0.2m high)
DJ Booth
Professional Sound Equipment

Equipment Specs

In-House Backline Available:

In-House DJ Equipment Available:
Allen & Heath Xone:62
Pioneer CDJ 1000 mk2
Pioneer CDJ 1000 mk3
Technics 1210 mk2

PA Specification – Main Room:
System is an EV X-Line XLD system, with full EV amps and processing, set up as five way, using the XLD-28 1 as a three way box. There are two hangs (one either side of the stage) each comprising of five XLD281.
Beneath each hang are 2 EV XLC 215 sub units and an  X-Sub.
10 x EV XLD-281
4 x EV XLC 215
2 x EV X-Sub
Amps and System Processing:
3 x EV CP4000S (Subs and Bass Bins)
4 x EV CP3 000S (XLD LF and MF)
2 x EVCP1800(XLD HF)
3 x EV Dx38 DSP
FOH, Monitor System and Mics:
1 x Midas Verona 400 (Touring Spec)
1 x KT Square One EQ (Main System)
3 x KT Square One Damic
1 x TC Electronics D-Two
1 x TC Electronics M-One
1 x Yamaha SPX-2000
1 x Lexicon MX-200
3 x KT Square One EQ (Monitors)
5 x EV Rx 15/75 (Monitors)
1 x EV Phoenix PX2 152 (Drumfill)
3 x EV CP3000S (Monitors and Drumfill)

Lighting Specification:

Stage lighting consists of:
12 x Parcans (FOH)
4 x Robe Spot 160 XT
4 x Robe Wash 150 XT
6 x RGBUv LED Pars
8 x Showtec Sunstrips
1 x Martin Atomic Strobe
1 x Chamsys MagicQ PC Wing & Touchscreen.

A bar of six sited in front of the stage (lamps are CP62). In line with this central bar are two short bars of three

In addition to this there are four Robe ColorSpot 575 AT fixtures over the dance floor which may be used to point towards the stage and two Robe Scan 575 XT fixtures located one next to each PA hang, with another across the room. Control for these intelligent fixtures is via a Robe DMX Control 1024 desk. Read more about our ROBE lights.