Rehearsal Terms & Conditions
Times and dates are subject to availability and approval of Rhinocorn Studio. Rhinocorn Studio reserve the right to refuse and reschedule any booking. Rhinocorn Studio reserves the right to cancel bookings at any time with or without prior notice or explanations. Any booking that is cancelled by Rhinocorn Studio would not be chargeable to the artist/band. A minimum booking of two hours is required for rehearsals.
For weekend bookings, we require a 50% deposit at the time of booking to reserve the rehearsal slot. This deposit is refundable should you cancel your booking in accordance with our usual terms & conditions. For bookings cancelled less than 48 hours prior to the reserved slot the 50% deposit will be non-refundable and you will be required to pay the remaining balance. You will receive confirmation and the deposit payment details shortly after making your booking.
48 hours’ notice is required for the cancellation or alteration of a booked session without charge; this includes weekends and bank holidays. If a session is cancelled or altered with less than 48 hours’ notice, the full cost of the session will be charged.
This cancellation charge will be waived at the discretion of Rhinocorn Studio if the session is rescheduled at the time of cancellation for a slot within 5 days of the original booking.
Allowances for cancellations due to extreme circumstances are made at the discretion of Rhinocorn Studio.
Payments can be made by either cash, card or PayPal. It is the responsibility of the band/artist to cover the cost of each session in full either in advance using PayPal or on the day of rehearsal using cash or card. Late payment will lead to an additional fee, and refusal to pay may lead to prosecution.
Bands/Artists are responsible to pay in full for the time slots in which they have booked their rehearsal session for. Sessions can be shortened or extended if room is available but is subject to agreement by a Rhinocorn Studio. No refunds or reduction in payment would be eligible if rehearsals are shortened. Extended sessions would be subject to full payment of the normal hourly rates for every hour over your allocated time slot.
Only equipment listed on our website for a specific room can be guaranteed to be available. If you require a certain piece of equipment that is NOT listed in your rehearsal room on our website, please advise Rhinocorn Studio in advance of your booking, and if available a member of staff will organize this equipment for your rehearsal slot. Priority will be given to equipment assigned to its specific room.
All live and audio recording and photography files may be deleted from Rhinocorn Studios hard drives 6 months after project completion unless otherwise specified. Rhinocorn Studios reserves the right to use all live, audio and photography files in the future, without further permission from the artist/band involved.
Every time you come in please stop by reception to let us know you’ve arrived before you go to your room.
Musicians aged 17 years and under must be accompanied to the Studio with a responsible parent or guardian who must stay at Rhinocorn Studio for the duration of the booking.
Every room has got a standard setup with. You are welcome to rearrange the room but at the end of the rehearsal please reset the room as it was. If any equipment is missing please inform a member of staff before your session starts.
Each studio includes a free backline of gear. If you require any additional gear, please speak a member of staff to open the storage cupboard for you. Any gear used should be left in the room, you don’t need to bring it back to the reception.
SETUP AND PACKING UP
Setup and packing up times has to be fitted in the range of hours you booked! If you need longer in the studio, please ask at the reception first. Rhinocorn Studio reserves the right to charge extra should a band/artist run over their allocated time slot.
Any damage to studio or its equipment due to misuse and abuse will be charged to the band/individual. All rooms are to be left in the condition they are first hired. Refusal to pay for breakages or damage will lead to exclusion and prosecution. If an item of equipment is damaged or missing at the start of your session, please report it to the management immediately.
Personal items/lost property Please make sure that you do not leave personal items unattended and ensure that you take all of your belongings with you when you leave. Rhinocorn Studio is not responsible for any items that are lost or damaged on the premises.
Smoking is NOT permitted anywhere inside the studio complex.
The studio operates a zero tolerance policy on drugs. If you are suspected of or found to be in possession of ANY CLASS of drugs on the premises, you will be asked to leave and reported to the police.
You are permitted to bring your own food and drink into your rehearsal room, we want you to be comfortable and enjoy your rehearsals; but please be sensible! Items of food/drink must not be placed on any of the equipment under any circumstances. Any damage caused to studio equipment due to spillages and negligence with food and drink will be charged as per our damages policy above. Please help us to keep the rehearsal rooms tidy by placing any rubbish in the bins provided.
Broken drumsticks are a hazard to other room users and studio equipment. If you break a drumstick, please make sure that you put it in the bin before you leave. Please help us to keep the rehearsal rooms tidy by placing any rubbish in the bins provided.