If you are bringing a show or event to our theatre, here you will find some useful information. Whether you need the up-to-date version of our logo, information on our what marketing we do for your show, or even some basic advice on how to get the word out about your show – you will find it on this page.
While we undertake a variety of marketing activities for our programme as a whole, with over 400 performances across our spaces over the year it is up to the visiting company, promoter or user group to take the lead on marketing their show with support from us.
Below, you will find information on what you get included with your booking as well as what additional marketing activity is available.
What marketing do I get with my booking?
Below you will find a list of all the marketing activity we provide for free for your booking:
- Website listing
- Facebook event page creating
- Listing in relevant quarterly brochure (subject to contract being signed before print deadline)
- Highlight in our monthly newsletter (sent to 25k+ email addresses)
- Image listing on our foyer screens using our template (subject to artwork quality)
- Posts on our Facebook page
- Poster and collateral displayed on-site and in external poster sites (limited number of poster sites)
Individual activity available for booking
Additional marketing activity can be purchased on an individual basis:
Full database email – 25k+ emails – £120 +VAT
Segmented Customer list – up to 5k emails – £65 +VAT
Newspaper adverts (Lancashire Evening Post or Blackpool Gazette)
Half page – £300 +VAT
Full page- £600 +VAT
We can organise for your flyers to be distributed to key sites across Lancashire including other businesses for £50 +VAT per 1k flyers (without printing). Or we can offer a package that including the printing and distribution of up to 5k flyers for £400+VAT.
Our next brochure will be released to cover February – June 2024.
Full page – A5, portrait £390 +VAT*
Half page – A6 landscape £230 +VAT*
Quarter page – £130 +VAT*
Please note: prices may be subject to increase and decrease at various points.
Logo Files & Guidance
When using our logo, please DO NOT:
- Stretch or alter the proportions of it
- Add effects to our logo
Minimum logo sizes
- A2-A0: 20mm
- A3: 18mm
- A4: 15mm
- A5: 12mm
- DL: 10mm
- Below DL: 8mm
Download the logo file you need below:
If you require an .ai version of the logo, please contact email@example.com.
By not following these guidelines, or providing print that we deem unsatisfactory, we reserve the right to refuse to use the printed collateral.
Branded Poster Footers
We have created a standardised footer template to be used on your show or event poster. Simply download from the options below, insert into your design software and change the name and date of the event.
We have put together a free overview pack, designed to help you spread the word about your show and generate an audience.
We’re really happy to offer any support and advice we can during this process, so please feel free to contact us with any queries.
If you are looking for more help, there are lots of great resources listed in towards the back of our marketing tips document.
No, however we can coordinate print or digital marketing adverts with artwork on your behalf and the cost, plus a 10% admin fee will be added to your final settlement.
We ask that you provide:
- 500x A5 flyers
- 10x A1 posters (portrait)
For print, we recommend using PNG Digital, a print company based in St Annes, Lancashire. It is also worth highlighting that when ordering print, please consider the environment and consider printing either on recycled paper stock or use a Carbon Capture Programme.
Unfortunately, with limited space in our building and in our gardens, we can’t guarantee spots or durations for posters to be up. However, if you would like to have a specific frame, you can do so charged at £25 +VAT per frame per week.
No, but we can outsource to a freelance filmmaker and editor, however, there will be a cost involved for this.
No. We no longer accept third-party banners of any kind unless with written permission from our Marketing Officer or Artistic Director.
Quarterly starting in January. So they run:
January – March
April – June
July – September
October – December
April – June brochure: 01/03/2023
July – September brochure: 01/06/2023
October – December brochure: 04/09/2023
No. We only distribute our brochures or listing posters externally. If you would like to have flyers for your show distributed, we can coordinate on your behalf for a cost of £50 +VAT per 1000. This does not include printing.
Our logo must only be downloaded from this page and via no other source, unless provided in an email directly from the Marketing team. From 01/04/2023, we will no longer be accepting print with an incorrect logo on.
Due to the nature of the job, we’re not always at our desk, so the best way to contact us is by emailing us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, however, we ask that you don’t turn up or call unannounced as we are a small team and often busy.
Unfortunately we don’t have the space. We will store the print we ask for (10x A1 posters and 500x A5 flyers), but we can’t store any extra unless with written permission from the marketing team. If we end up storing more than we’ve asked for, we will charge an additional £50 +VAT.
Our cornerboards are very limited space and are primarily used to advertise the theatre and gardens as a whole offer. We ask that you email email@example.com to check availability as these are not guaranteed.