Poynton Arts Festival Venues

If you have a venue space in the Poynton vicinity and would like to offer this out as a performance/arts space for the festival, register your interest by completing the short Expression of Interest form below. 

'Venue Expression of Interest Form'

Once we have received your form the team will be in touch to collect more details about your venue. 

Note;  There is a small fee of £20 for venues to be included in the Poynton Arts Festival. Host venues will appear on this page so that artists and performers can assess the suitability of your space for their event.

Performers/artists will contact your venues directly to make booking arrangements. Venues are responsible for ensuring that they and the performer/s have suitable risk assessments and Public Liability Insurance in place.



1. Poynton High School and Performing Arts College 
Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities

School Hall
Sports Hall
Capacity - 200
Performance area - request
Theatre lighting - School Hall only
Sound System -  School Hall only
Changing area - Yes
Provision of technician -  Yes
Download full venue details


Enquire
Hayley Blackwell
T: 01625 871811
E: hbl@phs.cheshire.sch.uk
W: www.phs.cheshire.sch.uk/
2. Vernon Primary School

Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities

School Playground 
School Field
Capacity - 500
Performance area - up to 200m
Theatre lighting - No
Sound System - No
Changing area - No
Provision of technician - No
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Enquire
Louise Currall
T: 01625 872556
E: admin@vernonprimary.cheshire.sch.uk
W: www.vernonprimaryschool.com/
3. Hickory's Smokehouse

Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities

Shed 
Bar
Capacity - Shed: 42+   Bar: Enquire
Performance area - Shed: 2x2m   Bar: 2x2m
Theatre lighting - Shed: No  Bar: No
Sound System - Shed: No   Bar: Sound system but no amp
Changing area - Yes
Provision of technician - No
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Enquire
Jonathan Rathmill
T: 01625 380529
E: johnathan.rathmill@hickorys.co.uk
W: www.hickorys.co.uk/venue/poynton/
4. The Farmer's Arms

Farmers Arms photo
Venue details and facilities

Outside Marquee
Capacity - 100
Performance area - Flexible, large marquee
Theatre lighting - Ordinary lighting
Sound System - No
Changing area - Yes
Provision of technician - No
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Enquire
Martin Crank
T: 01625 875858
E: farmersarmspoynton@gmail.com
W: www.farmersarms.pub/
5. The Vine Hop

Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities
Capacity - Approx 60 inc outside seating
Performance area - Approx 2x2 m
Theatre lighting - No
Sound System - No
Changing area -  No
Provision of technician - No
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Enquire
Laura or Barney
T: 01625 400020
E: laura@vinehop.co.uk
W: www.vinehop.co.uk/
6. The Acoustic Lounge

Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities
Capacity - Approx 135
Performance area - 2x3m to 4x4m
Theatre lighting - Yes
Sound System - Yes
Changing area - Yes
Provision of technician - Yes
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Enquire
Brian
T: 01625 874456
E: brian@theacousticlounge.co.uk
W: www.facebook.com/theacousticloungeuk
7. The Social Trattoria
 
Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities
Capacity - 75 inside, 30 outside
Performance area - 4 x 4 m 
Theatre lighting - No
Sound System -  No
Changing area - Yes
Provision of technician - No 
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Enquire
William Okill
T: 01625 877707
E: william@thesocialtrattoria.co.uk
W: www.thesocialtrattoria.co.uk/
8. The Snap Tin

Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities
Capacity - 60+ inc outside seating
Performance area - 2x2m
Theatre lighting - No
Sound System -  No
Changing area - Yes
Provision of technician - No
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Enquire
Emma Schofield
T: 01625 830009
E: emmakschofield@icloud.com
W: www.facebook.com/TheSnapTin/
9. Panache
 
Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities
Capacity - 150 seated. (220 total)
Performance area - 2x2m plus piano
Theatre lighting - Yes
Sound System - Yes
Changing area - No
Provision of technician - Yes
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Enquire
Gary McCabe
T: 01625 850236
E: enquiries@1londonroad.com
W: www.panache1londonroad.com/
10. The Flute & Firkin
 
Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities
Capacity - 50
Performance area - 2x2m
Theatre lighting - No
Sound System - No
Changing area - No
Provision of technician - No 
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Rachel
T: 01625 879181
E: orders@beerdepot.co.uk
W: www.facebook.com/FluteAndFirkin
11. The Club
 
Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities
Capacity - Vernon Suite 150 and Garden Room 40
Performance area - 9x3 m and 2x2 m
Theatre lighting - Yes
Sound System - Yes
Changing area - Yes
Provision of technician - Yes
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Enquire
Ian
T: 01625 803030
E: theteam@poyntonwmc.co.uk
W: www.poyntonwmc.co.uk/
12. Just Ice

Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities
Capacity - approx 30
Performance area - 2x2m
Theatre lighting - No
Sound System - No
Changing area - No
Provision of technician - No 
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Enquire
Helen Howe
T: 0749 6484178
E: manager@just-icepoynton.org
W: www.just-icepoynton.org/
13. The Centre
 
Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities

Small Hall
Big Hall
Capacity -
Small Hall: 70   Big Hall: 100
Performance area - 
Small Hall: 20 x 6m  Big Hall: 20m x 7m
Theatre lighting - 
Small Hall: No   Big Hall: Yes
Sound System - 
Small Hall: Yes   Big Hall: Yes
Changing area - 
Small Hall: No  Big Hall: No
Provision of technician - 
Small Hall: No  Big Hall: No

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Small Hall
Big Hall
Enquire
Kevin Bell
T: 07542 118493
E: kevinbell46@hotmail.co.uk
W: www.thecentreinpoynton.co.uk/
14. The Civic Hall

Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities

Main Hall
Council Chamber
Capacity -
Main Hall: 250   Council Chamber: 50
Performance area - 
Main Hall: approx 12x5 m  Council Chamber: approx 4x2 m
Theatre lighting - 
Main Hall: No but has rigging for own lighting   Council Chamber: No  
Sound System - 
Main Hall: Yes  Council Chamber: Yes
Changing area - 
Main Hall: Yes  Council Chamber: Yes
Provision of technician -
Main Hall: No  Council Chamber: No
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Enquire
Haf Barlow
T: 01625 872238
E: haf.barlow@poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk
W: www.poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk 
15. Poynton Library
 
Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities

Lending Area
Reference Area
Junior Area
Outside Area
Capacity - Various - See downloadable documents below
Performance area - Various up to 8x8m
Theatre lighting - No
Sound System - No
Changing area - Yes
Provision of technician - No

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Lending Area
Reference Area
Junior Area
Outside Area

Enquire
Wendy Cradock
T: 01625 374818
E: wendy.cradock@cheshireeast.gov.uk
W: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/libraries/
16. St George's Church
 
Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities

St George's Church
St George's Church Hall
St Martin's Church Hall
Capacity - varies across venues. 50-150
Performance area - Varies, see downloadable details below
Theatre lighting - No
Sound System - Varies
Changing area - Yes
Provision of technician - Varies 

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St George's Church
St George's Church Hall
St Martins Church Hall

Enquire
Matthew Swires-Hennessey
T: 07935 668556
E: vicar@poyntonparishchurch.org
W: www.poyntonparishchurch.org/
17. Poynton Christian Fellowship (PCF) Church 
Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities

The Hockley Centre, Main auditorium 
Capacity - 120
Performance area - 30x20m
Theatre lighting - Yes
Sound System - Yes
Changing area - Yes
Provision of technician - Yes
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Enquire
Geoff Reason
T: 07767 430358
E: geoffreason@btinternet.com
W: www.pcfpoynton.com/
18. Poynton Baptist Church
 
Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities
Capacity - 250
Performance area - 8x6 m
Theatre lighting - Yes
Sound System -  Yes
Changing area - Yes
Provision of technician - Yes
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Enquire
Amanda Whittaker
T: 01625 859036
E: office@pbc.org.uk
W: www.pbc.org.uk/
19. Fig & Fennel
 
Poynton High School logo
Venue details and facilities
Capacity - 45
Performance area - 4m2
Theatre lighting - No
Sound System -  No
Changing area -  No
Provision of technician - No
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Enquire
Lee Ashcroft
T: 01625 858565
E: figfennel@gmail.com
W: