NST Campus

NST Campus is the perfect venue for functions, parties, meetings, and conferences. Our spaces include:

The Main House

This space can seat up to 500 depending on the seating and stage configuration and is ideal for larger scale conferences. The Main House can also be hired for use as a performance space, just give us a call and we can talk you though everything you’ll need to know.

Studio 2

The perfect venue for meetings, small scale conferences and functions, and extra break out space. Seating up to 30 in theatre style, 20 board room style, and 60 for a standing reception, this room is flexible and intimate.


Our Café is a great space for receptions, talks, meals, and parties and has a fully licensed bar to boot. Whether it’s lunch for a conference of 150 or a baby shower, this space is flexible, light and airy. The Café is also equipped with lighting and sound equipment as well as black performance curtains so if it’s an intimate performance space you’re after then we have everything you need. In theatre style the space can seat up to 60, for a standing reception we can hold up to 150, and for a seated meal we can accommodate up to 50.

Each hire will be given a personalised quotation based on the services required. We are able to provide a range of food and drink items where required, as well as a range of technical and presentation equipment including the hire of a digital projector. For all food and drink options please visit the HOSPITALITY tab.


NST City

Nuffield Southampton Theatres opened a second venue, NST CITY, in Guildhall Square in Southampton’s city centre in February 2018. 

This state-of-the-art performing arts building, situated in the heart of the city’s cultural quarter, comprises of a flexible 450 seat main house, a 135 seat studio theatre, a sprung-floor rehearsal space, workshop, rehearsal rooms, and a bar and restaurant.

Get in touch if you would like to hire some of the most exciting cultural spaces in the city centre.

Whether you are hiring a space for 10 people or for 100 we’ve got a menu choice for you. Our hospitality menus range from cold finger buffets right through to hot one pot dishes and desserts. 

Our Café is open from 11.30am through until 2.30pm, so if you have a smaller room booking you may wish to simply order from our standard café menu on the day.

Alternatively, if you are looking for something specific that isn’t on our existing menus then please do give us a call to discuss your choice; our chef is always up for a challenge!

Buffet Menu

Standard Cafe Menu

Drinks Menu

For all enquiries relating to Conferences, functions, and events, please download and complete the Venue Hire enquiry form below and send to [email protected].  Alternatively, please call 02380 315500 and select the option for the Front of House department and one of our team will be happy to talk through any questions you may have.

Venue Hire Form

If you are looking to hire the Main House, Café, or Studio 2 for a performance then please complete the Performance Hire enquiry form below and send to our Head of Operations, Hannah Maun, by emailing [email protected]   

Performance Hire Form

If you are a company looking to tour a production to NST or are interested in making work with us then please get in contact with Katy Snelling, Head of Programming, on 023 8031 5500 (ext 554) or email [email protected]