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‘The Glade’ Amphitheatre

Settled between the beautiful oak trees to the rear of the large field you will find ‘The Glade’ - a stunning amphitheatre forming a beautiful platform on which to perform numerous expressions of the arts including music, theatre, poetry and dance. 


The stage is approximately 14 metres wide by 8 metres deep and offers two different height levels to stage performances. Originally designed for ‘Dire Straits’, The Glade stage  has also toured the world with other artists such as Depeche Mode and Rod Stewart!


This wonderful outdoor stage is available to hire at various times of the year for ‘pop-up’ live events. Please note that ‘The Glade’ is a purpose built temporary structure and is in use during the warmer months of the year.


Sound and lighting can be provided at additional costs to be negotiated depending on the production aspirations.


‘The Glade is available to hire during the following hours;


Term Times 4-10pm


Holidays and Weekends 9am- 10pm


The cost for hire is £20 per hour for rehearsal space and £120 per performance up to 4 hours.


Lighting and sound may be provided at an additional rate.


If you are interested in hiring the facilities at St John's please contact the School on 01306 884506 or email

If you wish to discuss any event whist it is taking place at St John’s please dial 01306 884506 and select the option for our Senior Leadership Team. Jacky Fyson, Headteacher, will then be able to respond directly or arrange for a member of our team to do so.

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