Frequently Asked Questions
If we haven't answered your question below, please contact us.
What about Covid-19 measures?
We take the safety of all of our users and staff very seriously. Please ensure you wear a mask on arrival and in all communal areas. All equipment is regularly cleaned and hand sanitisers will be available. In line with Government guidelines, we also offer every person visiting Pure Rehearsal Studios to check in using the NHS Covid-19 app and the QR code found in our lobby. Any persons not complying with our Covid-19 safety rules will be asked to leave and forfeit their room hire fee.
When are you open?
We are open 7 days a week from 2pm to 11pm weekdays and 10am to 10pm on weekends and Public Holidays. However should you need earlier or later times please contact us.
How long can I hire a room for?
We offer an hourly rate on our rooms, however to maximise availability, our shortest session is three hours. How can I book a session? Go to our Online Booking page and select the room, date and time you prefer. We can also hire on an exclusive basis should you wish to use the studios for a video or photo shoot. All payments are taken online.
Do you offer parking?
Evening Parking/Weekend Parking There is LIMITED parking available which is first come first served. We CANNOT guarantee this or take any responsibility for your vehicles once they are parked. However, there is street parking close by on Endle Street which is free after 8pm and a ‘pay and display’ car park located on Crosshouse Road, which is a 2 minute walk to the Studios. Please feel free to unload your equipment with us before you park. Weekday Daytime Parking We do not offer parking during the day, between Monday and Friday. Should you need parking, the closest public carpark is the Crosshouse Road carpark.
What happens during Saints games?
We would advise that you do not park outside our premises when the Saints are playing at home. Should you wish to do so, please make sure that your car is not parked on any yellow lines, the wheels of your car are not parked on any part of the pedestrian pavement and you are parked sensibly. We do not take ANY responsibility for your car once it is parked. We would advise that you park in Crosshouse Road carpark as ticket attendants patrol the area.
What if I get hungry or thirsty?
If you get hungry or thirsty while rehearsing don’t worry, we offer a range of cold drinks and snacks to buy from our Backstage area. Prices are shown in the rooms or ask one of our team for details. We prefer card payments if possible please.
How much does it cost to hire a room?
We have four rooms available to hire with an hourly rate based on size. All rooms have the same level of professional equipment. Room 1 is £12, Room 2 is £11, Room 3 is £10, Room 4 is £9.
Do you hire other equipment?
Using our online booking system, you can hire sets of Cymbals, Snares, Bass and Guitar Amps and additional microphones and keyboards too (subject to availability). Just select 'Extras' when booking your session.
I've broken something, do you stock spares?
We have a range of guitar strings, drum sticks, batteries and other useful items to keep you going. Prices are shown in the rooms and available from the Backstage area. We prefer card payments if possible please.
Can I do a photo shoot or a band / promotional video at the Studios?
We often have bands and performers wishing to use the Studios for media and promotional work. If required, we can also hire on an exclusive basis should you wish to use the Studios for a video or photo shoot. Please contact us directly with your requirements and whether catering is required.
Can you promote us on Social Media?
As part of our mission to 'Get the bands back together', we are offering to promote any band that uses Pure Rehearsal Studios on our Social Media channels. Although we can't guarantee that our postings will launch you as the next big thing, we'll happily mention your next gig, recording, release or that you're available for bookings. Just ask a member of staff for details. We do not charge extra for this service.
I have only just started learning my instrument, can you help me?
Of course! We regularly host people just starting out or haven't played in a long time as well as regularly gigging, professional bands. We will happily help you set up your guitar, bass, drums, etc and show you how to connect it all up to get the best out of it! We all had to learn at some time, so please ask for help if you need it. We can also direct you to local music teachers covering a range of different instruments if you would like formal lessons.
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