Coronavirus Closure

Following on from the updated Government directive on school closures in the Leicester and Leicestershire area, The Cedars Academy is now closed from Tuesday 30th June to all students except children of key workers who have registered for a place.

Theatre in the Palmer Tomkinson Centre

Our large Theatre is an excellent space, the perfect venue for your event. It has rake seating & can seat up 238 people theatre style.

If you require banquet style seating, we have round tables, seating 8 per table.


Lectures, conferences, awards evenings, Dance & Theatre performances.

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: staging, Tables & chairs.

PTC Hall/Theatre – seating away

The PTC Hall is a perfect venue to hold parties and celebration events. The venue can be arranged to your requirements.

SUITABLE USES: Parties, Celebration events, Dances

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: staging, Tables, Chairs

PTC Coffee Shop

Our Coffee shop can be open to serve a variety of coffees (latte, cappuccino plus many more), teas, hot chocolate and a variety of confections for your event, whether it is a show or musical event (chargeable). Please speak to the community administrator.

Green Room in the Palmer Tomkinson Centre

Our green room is suitable for around 15 people. It has mirrors and a ventilation system to make it a comfortable room for any event. An ideal rehearsal room for forthcoming shows.

SUITABLE USES: Rehearsal room, music classes, yoga, meetings.


Changing Rooms in the Palmer Tomkinson Centre

The changing rooms in the PTC are bright and modern, with toilet facilities, hot and cold showers and a private referee changing room. Changing rooms 3 and 4 are ideal for shows and events due to the location near to the Theatre. However, the other changing rooms and referee room is perfect for any outside sporting activity. Changing rooms are available if required (charged separately).

Drama Studio in the Palmer Tomkinson Centre

We have excellent drama facilities here at The Cedars Academy. Our drama room is a bright, open space with full curtains, perfect for when it is time to showcase your event, then the main Theatre would be the ideal venue – seating up to 238 people

SUITABLE USES: Rehearsal room, dance classes, yoga, drama clubs, Theatre Schools.

Equipment available: Table, chairs, staging blocks

PT1 in the Palmer Tomkinson Centre

PT1 is fully equipped with a projector & whiteboard and can comfortably accommodate 30 people. It is ideal for private tutoring, adult education and committee meetings.

Equipment available: computer, whiteboard, projector, tables and chairs.

Foyer in the Palmer Tomkinson Centre

Our foyer is a large, bright open space, ideal for a variety of uses.

It has tables and comfortable seating to accommodate up to approx. 80 people.

SUITABLE USES: Brownies, Cubs, meetings & conferences


Amphitheatre in the Palmer Tomkinson Centre

Ever considered an outside event, a Shakespearian show or a musical event, then our amphitheatre would be a perfect solution. The rake seating makes the ideal position to view the staging area.

SUITABLE USES: Theatre groups, music events, photography clubs.

Sports Hall (large)

Our large multi-use sports hall is an excellent facility for indoor sporting facilities. It is marked for volleyball, netball, basketball, badminton and more.

Sports Hall (smaller)

Our smaller sports hall is an excellent alternative for activities smaller groups is marked out for netball, basketball.

Main Hall

Our large main hall is an excellent space, the perfect venue for your event. It has a permanent stage & can seat up to 180 -200 people theatre style.

SUITABLE USES: Lectures, conferences, awards evenings, performances.

Main Hall

Our smaller hall is perfect for small occasions. It has a permanent stage and can seat up to 100 -150 people theatre style.
If you require banquet style seating, we have round tables, seating 8 per table.

Conference Room

We have two professional conference rooms available to hire. They can accommodate between 16-30 people, making perfect venues for corporate conferences, committee meetings and workshops.

SUITABLE ACTIVITIES: Corporate Conferences, Committee meetings and workshops. EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: Projector, whiteboard, flipchart, cushioned chairs.

IT Suites

Our IT suites are suitable for up to 30 people, complete with tutor PC. The PC’s have a range of software installed.

SUITABLE USES: Adult Education, Private tutoring, IT workshops. EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: 30 computers, Digital projector, large meeting table

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