Facilities

Our East Midlands Campus is home to a number of facilities that can be used for rehearsals, performances, workshops and exhibitions.

Information about these spaces can be found below. 

Those on our London campus should see tour arts map, which provides a guide to creative spaces in the area around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. You can download a copy below or pick up a paper version on campus.

Our facilities

Music Practice Room

Music practice rooms

Martin Hall

Layout
Music practice space equipped with a piano
Usage
Solo acoustic practice. Rooms 0.19 and 0.22 suitable for small acoustic groups. No amplified instruments or drums (except electronic drum kits with headphones).
Capacity
7 rooms
Booking information

Available on a first-come-first serve basis for Music VIP members between 8am and 10pm, 7 days a week. Room 0.19 and 0.22 are used for Music Tuition and you may be asked to vacate.

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Martin Hall Exhibition Space

Martin Hall Exhibition Space

Martin Hall

Layout
Gallery space, clear white walls with dual aspect windows
Usage
Exhibitions
Booking information

Available for staff, students and alumni to host exhibitions relating to their research, study or some aspect of University life. Free to hire but costs must be covered. For furher information and booking please click 'Find Out More' below.

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Cope Auditorium

Cope Auditorium

Edward Barnsley Building

Layout
Staged theatre with tiered seating
Usage
Lectures / talks, concerts, performances, rehearsals
Capacity
226
Booking information

At the moment bookings for the Cope Auditorium are under review due to Covid-19. We will update this page with information about booking in 2020/21 as soon as we can.

In more usual times, Cope Auditorium has regular arts bookings and is used as a teaching space during the day. It can be booked on other days but there is a small charge for rehearsals and a charge of £120 per night for public performances. There are also additional charges for technical support and bar staff.

Tutor and pianist during piano lesson

Large music practice room

Edward Barnsley Building

Layout
Large music practice room equipped with upright piano
Usage
Music tuition, group and amplified instrument practice / rehearsals
Booking information

This room can be pre-booked by University groups and societies. Access to this room is not automatically included for Music VIP members. To make a booking or enquire about this space please email luarts@lboro.ac.uk. 

Music practice rooms
Project space

Project space

Edward Barnsley Building

Layout
Lecture / seminar room with tiered seating
Usage
Workshops, lectures / talks and evening classes
Booking information

For University bookings only. Email rooms@lboro.ac.uk or telephone 01509 222198.

LU Arts shop entrance

LU Arts shop

Edward Barnsley Building

Layout
Art, craft and design shop
Usage
Retail outlet selling art, craft, drawing and design materials
Find out more on the LSU website
Cognito in Loughborough Students' Union

Cognito

Students' Union

Layout
Open plan space with removable seating / tables
Usage
Performances, workshops and events
Capacity
475
Booking information

For booking enquiries, contact Loughborough Students' Union

LU Arts office space

LU Arts office

Room 0.13, Martin Hall

Layout
Office / meeting space
Usage
Office use and meetings
Capacity
5