NEWS

ROOF REPAIRS AT COMPASS THEATRE From March 2017, there are repair works being done to the roof of Compass Theatre. We are still open for business but there are fewer car park spaces. Please allow plenty of time to find parking or come by public transport.

Publicity for your event

 

Hillingdon Theatres: Publicising Your Event

Online Listings

Events can be listed for free in the “Whats On” sections of both www.hillingdontheatres.uk and the council’s website www.hillingdon.gov.uk. To do this we need...

  • The relevant booking number for the hire (emailed to you once your booking is in our diary)

  • The name of the event

  • The name of the organisation responsible for the event

  • Any relevant web address / twitter feed / facebook page or other contact details users will need to know in order to engage with, or find out more about your event.

  • The date, start time and cost of attending the event

  • A description of the event (excluding the above information)

  • A JPG image to illustrate the event. Without this we can simply use a picture of the space you have hired. Please ensure you have permission for us to use any image you provide.

Specification for Images / Artwork / Illustrations

  • Brochure Image: Square 80mm x 80mm (945 x 945 pixels), min 300dpi
  • Website Image1 : Rectangle 725px (wide) x 300px (high), min72dpi
  • Website Image 2; Square 110px x 110px min 72dpi

Please note;

  • You are responsible for making sure you have permission from the image copyright holder to use the images or text you supply for any publicity. Any fines for misuse of copyrighted materials will be passed on to the hirer.
  • Images should (where possible) not include any overlaid text. In our brochures and online, all relevant information including the event title is shown adjacent to the image so will not need repeating. Text in images is also always legible in final reproduction.
  • If you can, use images showing people or faces. These are known to attract the eye when scanning listings / brochures etc.

Season Brochure

Events can be included in our Season Brochure for a cost of £84 + vat. These are produced 3 times a year and get posted directly to 4-5k recent visitors. Another 5k brochures are distributed across council sites including libraries, schools and leisure centres.  To see PDFs of past brochures, visit www.hillingdontheatres.uk > Whats On > Season Brochure

To be in the brochure featuring events between JAN-APR...

...which gets printed and posted / distributed from early December...

… we need detail and image by end of October.

To be in the brochure featuring events between APR-AUG...

...which gets printed and posted / distributed from early March...

… we need detail and image by end of January.

To be in the brochure featuring events between SEP-DEC...

...which gets printed and posted / distributed from early July...

… we need detail and image by  end of May.

Posters / Flyers / Banners

Details

Where using the Hillingdon Box Office, hirers must include correct contact details for Hillingdon Box Office on any publicity for public performances or events, both the Hillingdon Box Office telephone number (01895 250615) and website address (www.hillingdontheatres.uk) shall appear at at least the same font size as any contact details provided for the client's own ticket sales routes. This is included in the hirers' terms and conditions.

If ticket buyers will be charged a booking fee if they book through your box office, please also include "Booking Fees Apply" after your box office contact details, as well as "No Booking Fees", after the Hillingdon Box Office contact details. This is required for customers to be fully informed before deciding which of the 2 routes to purchase to take, and is a ruling from the Advertising Standards Authority.

Display 

We can display posters / flyers in the following places by request;

  • The foyer of Winston Churchill Theatre: posters (A4 only) and flyers

  • The foyer of Compass Theatre: posters (A3 only) and flyers

  • The Manor Farm House: a limited area for flyer display

  • The Information Notice Board at Manor Farm (A5 flyers only).

All flyers and posters should be left for the attention of Fjóla Stenning either at Winston Churchill or Compass Theatre. Whilst there is no cost for this service, we also cannot guarantee to be able to display all materials provided nor can we promise how quickly they can go up after delivery.

Banners

Venue hirers can book one of 5 possible spaces to hang a promotional banner on the fence, to the right of the Duck House on Bury Street south of the "Bury Street" sign, for a maximum period of two weeks per hire.  There is no charge for this service. Requests to hang banners there should be sent by email to artsvenues@hillingdon.gov.uk and should include the booking / hire number emailed to you with your booking AND the two-week period you want to put the banner up. We will then contact you to confirm, or suggest alternative dates where the requested dates aren't available.

Please note

  • only banners under 0.6 sqm (e.g. 1m x 60cm) in size can be hung on the fence.

  • banners must be put up and taken down within the time booked

  • banners must be fixed securely so that wind cannot blow the banner into the road.

  • all fixings must be trimmed and all trimmings removed to protect passers-by and wildlife.

  • in the past, banners have been removed by unknown parties without reason or warning. This area is not covered by the venue’s CCTV.

This is a currently a free, low maintenance publicity service that we want to continue to offer as best we can, particularly as it's the only space at Manor Farm where such banners can be hung, so we are grateful for your co-operation.

 

Social Media

Feel free to share details of forthcoming events with the relevant social media links below

www.facebook.com/compasstheatre

www.facebook.com/Winston-Churchill-Theatre

twitter logo | by AJC

@compasstheatre    @WinstonRuislip    @ManorFarmLondon    @GreatBarn  @Hillingdon

For more information contact Fjóla Stenning, Box Office and Audience Development Manager, Hillingdon Theatres

Email fstenning@hillingdon.gov.uk or call 079 302 68686 Tue-Sat 10am-6pm

 

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