Venue hire

Are you looking for the perfect venue for your club, group or organisation?

For enquiries:

Telephone 01273 561 281


Varndean School, Balfour Road, Brighton, BN1 6NP

Please note we only take regular bookings. We do not hire for one-off events.

Please note that the school has an on-site ‘no smoking’ policy. The school is situated in a residential area and out of respect for our neighbours, noise levels must be contained to a reasonable level at all times and noise from any hirer’s event must not be audible in any neighbouring properties. 

Facilities available

Sports – indoor

  • Fitness Suite with gym equipment
  • Sports Hall which accommodates 3 badminton courts, a basketball court and gymnastics apparatus*

The Arts – indoor

  • Dance Studio
  • Music—practice rooms*
  • Mini theatres with a sound studio*
  • Hall with professionally equipped stage and balcony seating*
  • Amphitheatre


Sports – outdoor

  • 3G Football pitch
  • 5 Football pitches
  • 3 Tennis courts
  • 3 Netball courts
  • 1 Rugby pitch
  • 1 Astro-turf pitch with lighting
  • 1 Outdoor basketball area
  • Cricket


Specialist / Misc

Dining hall with outside seating area


Classrooms suitable for workshops or smaller meetings




  • Evenings 6:00pm – 9.00pm
  • Saturdays 9:00am – 5:00 pm


Times & usage Main hall, sports hall, dance studio, astro, 3G, sports pitches Classrooms
Weekdays 5.30-8pm commercial £27.50 £22.00
Weekdays 5.30-8pm community £22.50 £16.75
Weekdays 8-9pm commercial £38.25 £32.50
Weekdays 8-9pm community £33.25 £27.50
Saturdays 9am-5pm commercial £43.85 £32.75
Saturdays 9am-5pm community £43.85 £32.75
Sundays Closed Closed