Venue Hire at Scottish Youth Theatre

Looking for a Glasgow venue to host your conference or meeting?

Or are you a creative company looking for rehearsal or workshop space?

Scottish Youth Theatre at The Old Sheriff Court is unique city centre venue and creative hub. The venue is fully accessible, with the space to hold the perfect event, and the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded people. Plus we offer very competitive rates and no VAT charges!

Hidden from sight in the heart of Glasgow’s dynamic and colourful Merchant City, the venue contains a studio theatre and seven versatile and well-provisioned function rooms. We can provide you with the ideal private space for your workshop, meeting, rehearsal, or performance event; and in our shared spaces, you might just find inspiration too.

Our venue operates as a not-for-profit social enterprise, with the full income from your room rental being used to support Scottish Youth Theatre’s work nurturing creativity and confidence in young people from across Scotland.

Our professional and experienced Events Team will help you plan and deliver your activity to the highest possible standard, utilising the venue’s flexible spaces and ample technical resources. We’re experts in hosting events of all shapes, sizes and types, and if we haven’t done it before, we’ll be even more excited to have it in our venue.

Read more about accessibility here

Hire Rates and Specifications

Click on the link here for hire rates April 2019 - March 2020 and here for additional costs

If you’re a charity we offer a discount, and even better, we don’t charge VAT on room hire, to anyone.

Get in Touch

We’d love to talk to you about your event or activity. Get in touch by emailing, completing our booking enquiry form here, or calling us on 0141 552 3988.



“How lovely the venue was and how helpful you all were. It’s great that we can get to use you again” Homeless Action Scotland

How to get here

Rail & Bus
Scottish Youth Theatre @ the Old Sheriff Court is a 5 minute walk from Queen Street and a 10 minute walk from Central Station. Buses run regularly to the Merchant City area including 2, 4, 5, 6, 60, 61A, 75 and many more. For visitors from further afield, Buchanan Street Bus Station is only 10 minutes walk away.

For more information on buses please visit

The nearest underground stations are situated at St Enoch (10 minutes walk) and Buchanan Street (7 minutes walk)

The nearerst secure parking is at the NCP Glasshouse on Glassford Street or QPark on Albion Street.




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