Facilities & Equipment Hire

Exterior of the AMATA building on Penryn Campus

We offer facilities and equipment hire to support the work of businesses and practitioners.

Facilities and equipment hire is currently available from our Academy of Music & Theatre Arts (AMATA), The School of Television, the Institute of Photography and the Fashion & Textiles Institute. From high spec rehearsal, studio and performance venues to conference rooms and top of the range photography and filming equipment, see all hire options and prices below.

External Hire Terms and Conditions

Everything you need to know about the terms and conditions of space booking and equipment loans is outlined in the document below.

AMATA houses a unique combination of 11 high-specification performance and rehearsal studios, 12 practice rooms, a recording studio complex with both analogue and digital facilities, seminar spaces, a cafe/bar and an extensive foyer space for exhibitions and displays. These are primarily artistic performance spaces, but are equally adaptable for commercial use as novel conference and event spaces, available for hire outside our teaching and producing schedule. The facilities also include sophisticated lighting and sound infrastructure, four rooms with variable raked seating options and 700m2 of fully sprung dance floors. 

Availability

The external hire of equipment and facilities is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed, especially during periods of increased demand by current Falmouth University students.

See our price list below or get in touch with the team. 

How to book

Contact the relevant team below for more details and to book. 

Space hire and events

T: 01326 255101

E: hire.amata@falmouth.ac.uk  

Technical equipment hire 

T: 01326 255667

E: amatastores@falmouth.ac.uk

We are pleased to be able to offer our photography studios and equipment for hire on a commercial basis. With 8 studios, darkrooms, digital suites, and a professional print facility as well as cameras, lighting and accessories from the world’s top brands, we can meet the needs of the most demanding professional whilst still catering for the advanced amateur.   

Availability

The external hire of equipment and facilities is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed, especially during periods of increased demand by current Falmouth University students.

See our price list below or get in touch with the team. 

How to book

For all enquiries (including opening hours), please contact the Photography Stores:

T: 01326 213703

E: PhotoCentre@falmouth.ac.uk

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The School of Film & Television department is a highly successful area of Falmouth University supporting a large, expanding number of students across a wide range of BA and MA courses in Film, Television and Post Production & Visual Effects.

We have a wide selection of industry-standard film equipment and facilities available. 

Availability

The external hire of equipment and facilities is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed, especially during periods of increased demand by current Falmouth University students.

See our price list below or get in touch with the team. 

How to book

For all enquires (including opening hours) please contact:

T: 01326 370426

E: SoFTStoresTeam@falmouth.ac.uk

The Fashion & Textiles Institute at Falmouth University has a wealth of technical facilities and knowledgeable staff, centred around its key courses, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Photography, Textile Design and Costume Design for Film & Television. By leveraging our resources and facilities, we can create personalised education courses tailored to suit the requirements of business and groups within Cornwall and beyond.

Availability

The external hire of equipment and facilities is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed, especially during periods of increased demand by current Falmouth University students.

How to book

For a discussion about using our facilities and acquiring the insights of our staff to help your business or group, please contact the Fashion & Textiles Institute’s Technical Manager, Rod Taite:

E: rod.taite@falmouth.ac.uk

The Wardrobe Store

The Fashion & Textiles Institute’s Wardrobe Store is a costume house for student and professional film and television production. It stocks a wide range of men’s and women’s contemporary, everyday clothing, as well as sportswear, workwear, service uniforms, period, historical and national dress.  

Accessing the Wardrobe Store 

To request wardrobe assistance, please email details of your project including script outline, characters requiring costume, shooting times and locations and your contact details to WardrobeStore@falmouth.ac.uk

Costume donations 

We are limited in our capacity to accept donations, and can not accept theatre costume at this time. However, we would welcome screen quality vintage, period, historic and national dress and accessories.  

Visiting us 

You can browse the Wardrobe Store’s costume rails by appointment only, please email WardrobeStore@falmouth.ac.uk

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Textiles & Dress Collection

The Textiles & Dress Collection is a reference collection of thousands of items of textiles, dress and associated materials that spans the last 200 years, that can be consulted for the purposes of private study and scholarly research. The collection is made up of women’s, men’s and children’s wear and accessories, fashion and interiors fabrics and textile artefacts. We also have a large collection of publications such as commercial dress patterns, knitting and crochet patterns, dressmaking and craft magazines.   

A large proportion of the collection can be searched online. Some sections of the catalogue are not currently available online, but we may still be able to help you if you get in touch.

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How to enquire 

Please email textilesanddresscollection@falmouth.ac.uk for further enquiries.  

Donations 

We are still building the collection and are actively looking for contributions, including everyday wear. Nothing is too ‘ordinary’ to be overlooked. If you have any items that you think might be of interest to us, please contact us by emailing textilesanddresscollection@falmouth.ac.uk.

From space hire, programming your event and marketing, through to the welcoming and administration of delegates, our Event Management Service offers you a bespoke, professional package.

We offer:

  • Space hire
  • Bespoke event management service
  • Online delegate payment and joining instructions
  • Negotiations with local accommodation providers
  • Email and telephone enquiry line and booking office
  • Developing social programme
  • Academic programming/co-ordination of speakers
  • Registration desk at event
  • Undertaking customer feedback
  • Dedicated Conference Manager and Conference 
  • Officers as required
  • Exhibition logistics
  • On-site AV and IT services and assistance

How to book

Get in touch with our team to discuss your requirements. 

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