For hire

Ovalhouse is a lively theatre and arts centre based on the Kennington Oval right opposite the famous cricket ground. We provide a warm welcome to our audience members, practitioners, patrons and workshop members.

Ovalhouse is open Monday – Saturday, with performances in our two theatres on Tuesday- Saturday. During the weekdays the spaces are open for rehearsals and hires from 10am. Our youth classes operate Monday – Saturday during term times, 

The Gallery at Ovalhouse is open to the public from Tuesdays – Saturdays when there are shows on. The café is open from Midday until close, and you can view our gallery at those times as well. MORE INFO

Rooms available to hire seven days a week
9.30am – 6.30pm
Evening hire negotiable on request

Theatre hire for performances is limited to schools and colleges only.

If you want to present your work as part of our theatre programme please visit our Theatre Development page.

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For directions to Ovalhouse visit our Getting here page.


Ovalhouse is on a red route and is NOT in the congestion charge area. There is very limited parking available in our car park, meter parking available 1 minute from venue (free after 6.30pm).


Flip chart & CD players available for use.

Kitchen not open to general access, but kettles can be provided on request.