Delivering a state-of-the-art Performing Arts Centre

This is the most ambitious campaign in the history of our school, and we know that with your help we can achieve our target

We seek your support to ensure that we can build the Centre to a high specification, transforming the teaching, learning and performance experience for students and audiences. We want to make the arts accessible to an unserved community and enrich the lives of many. We can only do this with your help. Fundraising will ensure that we can equip the Centre with enhanced features. The building highlights include:

  • A flexible spacious auditorium with excellent acoustics, lighting and seating for up to 340
  • Comfortable retractable tiered seating so audiences can see and performers can have a greater experience
  • A retractable sound proof moveable wall for maximum functionality of the auditorium and studio
  • Dedicated control room for theatre technicians and students to operate sound and lighting
  • Computerised console to programme and control technical equipment
  • High-quality audio-visual equipment required for cinema screenings, lectures and conferences
  • Large dance/drama studio fully equipped with mirrors, ballet barres and sprung-flooring
  • Technical gantry to safely access light rigging, speakers and other stage equipment
  • Storage space for drama costumes, props, instruments
  • Dressing rooms/green rooms with showers
  • Light contemporary double height foyer area for exhibitions and showcase events
  • Refreshment area for entertaining Balcony overlooking the foyer area
  • Outdoor amphitheatre for summer outside events
  • Two multi-function spaces for use as classrooms, rehearsal rooms and dressing rooms
  • A large seminar room
  • Energy free windcatcher ventilation for the auditorium, studio and seminar room and low-energy heat recovery systems in other areas of the building

Support Us

To ensure we can provide these high-quality facilities that will serve our school and community we need your support.

Find out more

Watch our video to see how the new performing arts centre will look

The side view of the Performing Arts Centre

The public foyer

The foyer and cafe/bar area

The auditorium featuring acoustic panels, control room at rear and lighting rigs

The centre plans

Take a look at the plans for this landmark building in Chipping Campden

Zoom in to see layouts of the new centre.

Project timeline