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Venue Hire

Our facilities include:

  • flexible seating - St Nicholas does not have pews, but comfortable chairs that can be moved as necessary;
  • we can seat 220 theatre style or approximately up to 100 sitting at tables for meals, quizzes or similar activities;
  • there is a sound system with hearing loop;
  • we have an Elysian grand piano which is regularly tuned and available for hire;
  • the church is accessed via double doors through an entrance lobby and is wheelchair accessible.
  • toilet facilities include disabled access;
  • under floor heating keeps the venue warm even during the winter months;
  • there is a tea and coffee making area at the back of the church which can also be set up as a bar by using a TEN (Temporary Event Notice) from the council (all requests for TENs need to be approved by St Nicholas);
  • St Nicholas is only minutes from both Brighton Station and Churchill Square bus services.
  • on street parking is available but limited, and there are several car parks close by.

St Nicholas is a striking venue and provides high quality versatile accommodation for a wide range of events including concerts, music recitals, Brighton Fringe and Festival events, meetings, dinners, and plays.   The beautiful interior with its excellent acoustics makes St Nicholas a wonderful concert venue and smaller events are just as perfectly suited as the Church's structure ensures the space never feels too large.



Some of our regular and most recent hires include:

  • 5 Rhythms Dance
  • Quizzes
  • Talks
  • Dinners and Receptions
  • Music recitals
  • Concerts (choral, classical, brass)
  • Fringe and Festival events
  • Plays and Musicals
  • Meetings and Functions

The Church does not sell tickets for concerts, but will promote bookings through its internal publications. 

All hires need to be comply with our terms and conditions of hire which can be viewed from the document section of the Church page (please scroll to the bottom).  Details of our hire fees can also be found here.

For all enquiries and bookings please contact Joanne Morrell by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or call the office on 01273 205360.