Bookings & Venue Hire
Rua Red has various spaces for hire. Whether you are looking to hold a meeting, run an art class or your band needs a room to rehearse, we can help you find the right room.
Before booking at Rua Red you must first register, in person, with us as a member. The Membership fee is €5 per year. This enables you to book any room with us and by joining you are supporting the ongoing artistic programme at Rua Red.
For more information on hiring at Rua Red contact Jordan or Siobhán at firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on our room rates please click here.
Rua Red is home to two large art workshop rooms available for classes and meetings.
The Project Space
Located on the ground floor and accommodates up to 30 people. A fully adaptable space with two sinks, storage space and plenty of natural light.
- Art classes
- Children’s Parties
The Green Room
Located on the first floor of the building. The green room has one sink and full natural light provided by the windows that look out onto Chamber Square.
- Art classes
- Small Fitness classes (eg. yoga, pilates)
The Meeting Room Located on the first floor and seats 12 people at boardroom style table.
- Hosting Meetings
The Conference Room Located on the second floor with a beautiful and unique view of Tallaght, seats 15 people at boardroom style table.
- Hosting Meetings
We are home to a fully equipped performance venue designed to an exceptionally high specification. It can accommodate up to 70 people in theatre style with a fully retractable seating bank to allow the space to be set cabaret style, horseshoe, or completely clear. There is also a large dressing room complete with showers, toilet facilities and lockers for your convenience. The Performance Space has a fully equipped lighting and sound rig and permanently installed projector. A full technical specification detailing all equipment is available on request.
- Theatre Performances
- Live Music and Showcases
- Film Screenings
- Awards Ceremonies
- Dance Rehearsals
Rua Red has a large dance and rehearsal studio accommodating up to 50 people. It is a beautiful, airy room filled with natural daylight, a polished beech sprung dance floor and mirrors. There is a large dressing room near to the studio complete with showers, toilet facilities and lockers for your convenience.
- Dance classes
- Theatre rehearsals
There are three purpose built music rehearsal rooms within Rua Red available for hire by individuals, groups, and organisations. Each room is a different size and able to accommodate different kinds of activity from music classes to band practice and drama rehearsals. All of the rooms have acoustic paneled walls and a piano as standard.
We have a number of instruments and equipment available including:
- A drum kit (cymbals, sticks, and hi hat clamps not included)
- Microphones and stands
- PA systems
- Music stands
Music Room One
Located on the first floor, Music Room One is ideal for a group of up to 20 people and can be set up according to your needs.
Music Room Two
Located on the second floor, Music Room Two is ideal for a group of up to 12.
- Large band rehearsal
- Drama rehearsal
Music Room Three
Located on the first floor, Music Room Three is the perfect space for up to 5 people.
- Any band rehearsal
- One-on-one lessons
- Please Note
Acoustic Sessions and drama rehearsals Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
Plugged in band rehearsals only Monday – Friday: 5pm – 9.30pm or Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Mac & Print Room
Our Mac and Print Room is the ideal place to work on your digital projects. It has capacity for 6 people and 5 fully equipped macs. The lab is equipped to a high standard. You will be working on one of our 5 Mac G5 Towers with a selection of other hardware and software including:
|Kodak iQsmart scannerEpson Expression 10000XL scanner (A3)Hasselblad Flextight||Epson Stylus Photo R2880 (MAX A3)Canon Pixma pro 10||Adobe Creative Suite 4 – Master CollectionFinal DraftFinal CutLogic ProMicrosoft Office|
Hiring a station is only €3 per hour. Use of the Hasselblad scanner incurs a flat fee of €20 per session. Epson Stylus Prints: A4 €2 / A3 €4
The media lab is open from 10am – 9.30pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 6pm on Saturdays. It is advisable to book in advance as the room or stations may not always be available.