CentrE17 are seeking submissions for our Christmas show(s).

We’re looking for exciting pieces of theatre that celebrate the festive season, whether that’s a panto, a kids show or anything in between. We would especially love to hear from groups and companies local to Walthamstow.


We can offer a short run up until December 23rd in our flexible venue (max 120 capacity), with a box office split (no guarantees available.)


Please contact us on with information about your show (story, genre, length, cast, tech etc) and a marketing strategy as we you to be able to guarantee an audience. Please note that we have a simple tech set up and the company must provide their own tech person.

The Space:

We offer a number of different ways to use the space.
You can book it by the hour or a few for workshops, events or rehearsals etc.
You can take the space for a whole day and of course you can use the space for performance utilising our lights and sound.

You can decide to use the stage or not, and we have black foam flooring that we can put down on part of the space if needed. The venue has blackout curtains down ready for performances as well as the option of drawing them aside to let in some natural light.

We can help with event ticketing as well as digital marketing.

Rate Card:

We only book slots for a minimum of ONE hour and expect all our guests to calculate get in and get out within the 60 minute period.

Hourly bookings for workshops, non-ticketed events and rehearsals etc:

Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm – £30 per hour

Monday to Wednesday 6pm to 10pm – £30 per hour

Thursday to Friday  6pm to 10pm  – £40 per hour

Saturday to Sunday 8am to 10pm  – £40 per hour

Day rates are charged on 12 hours of use and range from £270 to £470 per day. Please contact us to discuss as we are always happy to support where we can.

Performances and other ticketed events.

We offer a number of options including ticket split, upfront payment with reduced ticket split as well as our Time Bank and Pay it Forward schemes that allow reduced costs or free use of the space in return for your time in lieu.

A couple of examples are:

3 night theatre run with afternoon get in and morning get out  – 50/50 ticket split

3 night theatre run with afternoon get in and morning get out – £135 fee – 60/40 ticket split

We will be able to arrange cheaper rehearsal fees for all performers wishing to use this space for a ticketed event and are happy to discuss longer and shorter runs.

CentrE17 event registration

If you wish to use the space. Please fill out the form below and we will do our best to get back to you within 24 hours.

To confirm your booking we will require full payment as deposit  and we will fully refund your booking if canceled 72 hours before you are due at CentrE17.
After that period 50%-100% of your booking fee (depending on the time and date of your booking) will be lost.
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