The Y Theatre

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£950 for Venue Hire
Up to 120
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
This spacious venue is Leicester's oldest surviving theatre, filled with history with a contemporary twist, this venue is perfect for a wedding reception.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Our initial cost for wedding hire is £950. This includes a technician, staff, use of the theatre and bar and our in-house PA and lighting rig. This allows you access to the theatre between 5pm and midnight. Any additional hours outside of those times are charged at £100 per hour. Everything else - special lighting, chair covers, buffet etc. - will need to be hired in and costs for these vary depending on the company. These can include: Welcome drinks Evening buffet for your reception guests Exclusive use of our Victorian Theatre and contemporary bar until Midnight Red carpet entrance Table cloths, crockery and cutlery Chair covers Use of our Percy Barratt room for a quiet space or children’s room Master of Ceremonies

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
Our catering is all external and we charge £6.50 per head minimum to cover the cost of ordering food in.
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Event Venue
Dining Capacity
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM
Late Night Extension

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted


City View
Exclusive Use
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Full Description
Create your ideal event against the backdrop of Leicester’s oldest surviving theatre. The Y Theatre is a striking and affordable venue, where our friendly staff can assist you with the finer details such as food, entertainment and dressing. The theatre can accommodate 120 guests for a sit down meal plus a top table on stage. There is an option to transform the space into a dance floor. The bar also gives your guests a second room in which to relax.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
No. of People In Team
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Location & Contact Details


7 East Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6EY, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M1 - J21

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

East Midlands

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