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Half Moon

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01 Jul 2011

Half Moon

Half Moon is a fully accessible purpose-converted theatre building on three floors offering a wide range of versatile spaces for you to choose from.

Ideally located in the heart of the East End, near the corner of White Horse Road and Commercial Road, it is just two minutes walk from Limehouse station - 4 mins from the heart of the City and 15 mins from Stratford.

Our Building

Several spaces within the building are available for hire for rehearsals, training, seminars and conferences. Filming is also possible (get in touch for more info.) Please see below for sizes and technical details.


Theatre/Main Studio

A large, fully accessible space with massive potential. Tiered seating can be taken out or arranged as required.

Room details:

Size: 12m x 7.87m

Capacity: up to 90 (seated), 100 (unseated)

Facilities: Blackout facilities

ETC Element 60 Lighting Desk

Yamaha MG206 12-4-4 Mixing Desk

1 minidisc, 1 cassette and 2 CD players


Available Mon- Fri 10am-6pm      


Room hire rates:

* Please note all rates are plus VAT*


Theatre/Main Studio           

Per day

Per week

Rehearsal  (Mon- Fri 10-6)           

£200 (charity rate)   

£350 (non-charity rate)


£120 half day (charity rate)

£250 half day (non-charity rate)


£800(charity rate)

£1300 (non-charity rate)



Performance DAY  


by negotiation

Performance  EVE  


by negotiation

Day followed by EVE perf.            

By negotiation         

by negotiation


‘Performance’ includes use of dressing room. Technical support & FOH staff available for an additional fee.


Upper Studio

Our second largest space located on the first floor, accessible via the lift. Perfect for rehearsals, meetings, read-throughs and more! Room is sound-proofed. Seating and tables are available.

Room Details:

Size: 4m 12cm X 10m 48cm

Capacity: up to 30

Facilities: Blackout facilities

LX Grid

Portable lighting desk

Available: Mon- Fri 10am-6pm         




Red Room

The smallest room for hire. The Red Room is perfect for smaller group meetings or events.

Room Details:

Size: 4m 52cm X 4m 75cm

Capacity: up to 20

Available: Mon- Fri 10am-6pm


Room Hire Rates:

Upper Studio

Per day

Per week

Rehearsal  (Mon- Fri 10-6)

£100 (charity rate) 

£200 (non-charity rate)    


£60 half day (charity rate)

£150 half day (non-charity rate) 


£400 (charity rate)

£800 (non-charity rate)

The Red Room


£60 (charity rate)

£100 (non-charity rate)


£40 half day (c

harity rate)

£60 half day (non-charity rate)



Further Information


Accessible toilets are located on both the ground floor level and the first floor level.

Kitchen Facilities

There is a small kitchen (with fridge and microwave) and relaxation area located on the first floor.

All hires include use of the kitchen, foyer area, fans, heating, bike parking (for 1 bike.) A photocopier is available for an additional cost.


Getting To Half Moon

By train/DLR: We are 2 minutes walk from Limehou

se station. All DLR trains from Central London (Bank and Tower Gateway) stop at Limehouse. From Limehouse DLR please ensure that you take the Bekesbourne Street exit from the platforms.

The C2C train which goes into Fenchurch Street in the City also serves this station.

By bus: 115, 15, 135 and D3 buses stop on Commercial Road at Limehouse station a 3 minute walk away. See the map below for other bus routes 

close to Half Moon.

Car: Pay and display parking is available outside the front of the building. It is free to park on the road after 5:30pm and all weekend.


To make a booking enquiry, to come and see the space or to book the rehearsal room contact Euan Borland on 020 7709 8901 or email euan@halfmoon.org.uk





Please note that it is not Rehearsal Space London's (RSL) responsibility for taking, co-ordinating or managing bookings. All bookings should be made with the individual companies advertising.

RSL is also not responsible for any intervention with the spaces advertised or the quality of products provided by companies advertising on this site. Individual companies are responsible for making the spaces they advertise safe to host other companies and individuals.

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