The Old Library, Mansfield

The Old Library Mansfield


Leeming Street
NG18 1NG

Important notices

Reopening Libraries

Nottinghamshire Libraries will reopen from 12 April and Nottinghamshire Archives from 13 April. Read our news story for details of the services permitted under government guidance, libraries resuming services, opening hours and safety measures in place. The wellbeing of staff and customers continues to be our priority. Visit our service disruption page for latest updates. 

The Old Library is a unique arts venue in the heart of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Offering a Recording Studio, 100 Seat Studio Theatre, Exhibition Area, Café-Bar, Mac Suite and a number of meeting, teaching, rehearsal and workshop spaces it’s the perfect place for a wide variety of events.

Professional Recording Studio

Our professional recording studio has a capacity for between 12 to 40 guests when using the theatre as a live room. Based on the ground level, all of our studios are fully air conditioned and include amps, drums and microphones.

We have an Audient ASP8024-32 analogue console that is teamed with a Pro Tools HD system, giving the perfect blend between both the analogue and digital worlds. Monitoring is through the highly acclaimed HIQ system, along with a Yamaha NS10.

Our Engineers are highly experienced, relaxed and professional. They are always on hand to offer their support and are dedicated to helping you to realise your project's full potential.

Theatre and Studio 3

The Old Library has a fully equipped theatre with a 100 seat capacity. Studio 3 has a capacity of 60. 


Leeming Street
NG18 1NG


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Accessible toilets
  • Customer toilets
  • Wheelchair-friendly access (outside)
  • Wheelchair-friendly access (inside)
  • Induction loop system


Phone: 01623 644 377