Hire the Gallery

From £395.00 per week

You can find availability and book the gallery using the calendar below. Begin by clicking in the Start Hire box and use the arrows to find available dates, which show as green, choose your preferred start date then click in the End Hire box to select the final date of your booking. All bookings run from Thursday to Wednesday.

 

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2022

2022 Prices
  • 6th January to 23rd February 2022 – £370 per week
  • 24th February to 2nd November 2022 – £430 per week (excluding the Bank Holiday weeks)
  • 3rd November to 21st December 2022 – £395 per week
2022 Availability

Summer dates and bank holidays are now fully booked for next year. Remaining availability is listed below:

  • 17th February 2022 to 23rd February 2022
  • 17th March 2022 – 23rd March 2022
  • 27th October 2022 to 2nd November 2022
  • 24th November 2022 to 30th November 2022
  • 15th December to 21st December 2022

 

2023

2023 Prices
  • 12th January 2022 to 1st March 2023 – £380 per week
  • 2nd March 2023 to 1st November 2023 – £450 per week (excluding the Bank Holiday weeks)
  • 2nd November 2023 to 20th December 2023 – £405 per week
2023 Availability

All summer weeks and Bank Holidays dates are now fully booked for 2023. We still have availability in the Spring, but we anticipate these dates getting booked up soon.

 

2024

Please note,  from January 2024 onwards the gallery will be let on a Wednesday to Tuesday rotation (previously Thursday to Wednesday). This change allows exhibitions to be open from Thursday, to take more advantage of the weekend, and was made following feedback from exhibitors.

To book 2024 weeks, please email hello@piefactorygallery.co.uk. We are in the process of updating the calendar on the drop down menu.

2024 Prices
  • 10th January to 5th March – £395 per week
  • 6th March to 5th November – £485 per week (excluding the Bank Holiday weeks)
  • 6th November to 17th December – £415 per week

Bank holiday weeks are £535 per week, they are:

  • 27th March to 2nd April
  • 22nd May to 28th May
  • 21st August to 27th August
2024 Availability

Currently all Bank Holidays and summer weeks are available, but these get booked up very quickly.

If there is a particular week you have in mind, please contact us by email and we can hold it for a short time while you make arrangements.

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Discounts and Payment Plans

We are committed to supporting local community events and may be able to offer a discount for hire. Please get in touch with details of your event to discuss.

To help with the cost of hire, we may also be able to spread the cost over several payments (full hire fee is due six months before the event), please get in touch to discuss.

 

Facilities

Our exceptional facilities include:

  • Good broadband and Wi-Fi
  • Full disabled access
  • Two WCs including disabled and baby changing table (Please note: these are currently for artists use only and closed to the public due to Covid-19)
  • Environmentally friendly heating
  • Good decorative order
  • Step ladders
  • Storage area (Please note: tea making equipment has been temporarily removed due to Covid-19)
  • Chairs and table available for use of customers
  • Deep commercial sink
  • The two back galleries have blinds to create dark rooms if required
  • First aid kit provided
  • Bike store at back of building
  • Hand sanitiser provided

 

Booking Agreement and Charges

Our aim is to make Pie Factory Margate a vibrant and exciting place to visit and do business.  We do not normally extend a booking beyond three weeks to ensure there’s something new for people to see.  We will consider any arts, craft and media related event – but surprise us!  We are always looking for something different (provided it is legal).

The hire fee of the gallery includes:

  • Use of the gallery and its facilities from Thursday morning (time to be agreed between artist and gallery manager) until 5pm on the last Wednesday of the hire.
  • Listing of your event with supplied information about the exhibition, one supplied image and one supplied artist background on Pie Factory Margate website.
  • Submission of your supplied Press Release to local newspapers and Visitor Information Centre.

We have a simple agreement that sets out what we expect of each other and the rest is up to you.  Payment can be made by cash, card or bank transfer.

A £100 loss and damages deposit is payable electronically 7 days before occupation on the first day of hire. This will be returned to you when you leave, however any breakages or damages to the building will be deducted from this. Loss of the key and alarm fob will be recharged at cost currently around £50.

We provide a comprehensive hanging system – please use it as we will have to charge you for holes made in our walls as well as misuse of hanging wires and hooks.

 

Photos

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Contact us

For further information about booking the gallery, please call us on 01843 294 175 or email us at hello@piefactorymargate.co.uk

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