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Trestle for Functions and Events

Trestle for Functions and Events

Trestle Arts Base is an ideal place to hold your function whatever the occasion. Whether you’re planning a children’s party, an award ceremony or a fundraising event.

Trestle Arts Base offers stunning contemporary design married beautifully with the features of the original building, a unique chapel conversion situated in the tranquil setting of Highfield Park, St Albans.

With 36 years of theatrical experience and fifteen years of successfully running Trestle Arts Base,as a fully operational arts centre we can offer technical support, insight and advice to help ensure that your function is everything you imagined.

The spaces we offer:

The Theatre: our black box theatre is the perfect blank canvas, which can be themed for your event. This flexible space is licensed for up to 125 people (subject to configuration) and is fully equipped with state of the art sound and lighting equipment.

The Apex: a stunning space featuring the Chapel’s original arched window and a partial glass floor decorated with the architectural plans of the building. Whether you need space for VIP guests, a cocktail bar or a play area for children, this vibrant space can be easily adapted.

Gallery Café and Bar: a versatile space ideal for welcoming your guests and providing drinks, food and seating for up to 40 people.

The Studio: a bright attractive space with sprung dance floor, mirrored wall, and powerful sound system. Ideal as a play area for children, for storing gifts and surprises or for use as a preparation room.

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Space Location

Trestle Arts Base

Russet Drive
St Albans

Telephone: 01727 850 950

Space Details