With completely removable seating, highly flexible staging and state of the art lighting and sound facilities, our auditorium is ideal for a range of live performances plus conferences, seminars, presentations, film screenings and, with all seats removed, exhibitions.
Our auditorium can be set up as a 100 to 370 seat theatre or a 550 all-standing auditorium. Every area ,including the stage, is fully accessible.
|Raked seating & remainder standing||440|
|Fully seated (‘theatre style’)||370|
|Raked seating & cabaret tables & chairs||292|
|Cabaret tables and chairs only||240|
|Raked seating only||212|
|Floor theatre seating only||150|
| Width | 32ft or 9.7m. this also includes limited, variable wingspace|
| Depth | 20ft or 6m with a 2ft walkway u/s|
| Height | 635mm |
| Grid Height | 6.5m from floor variable|
The grid is a flown truss. It is PROLYTE H30V.
The main grid system runs the majority of the length over the stage and auditorium to which all the lighting stage bars and PA are suspended from. We have limited bars, so please enquire before your arrival, to check what we have available.
|10m front tab track||1|
|10m mid and rear tab track||2|
|10m cyclorama bar||1|
The “Get-in” is from Freeschool Lane and access to the stage is through the foyer and into the back of the auditorium. The access doors are standard double door size. It is possible to unload but then you will have to arrange your own parking, as there is no parking on site.
There are 2 dressing rooms on the same level as the stage, 1 of these dressing rooms doubles as a green room. Further facilities on the 1st floor if required. There are toilet facilities on the ground floor and kitchen facilities on the 1st floor floor.
There are no parking facilities on the Drill Hall site at all. However there is a NCP car park next door and a large multi-storey opposite the back of the building on Broadgate.
We do not have any house tabs as there is no fly tower.
Either a Cyclorama or black tabs upstage.
Possibility of 3x Black legs on either side of the stage to create wings.
We do not have any hard masking flatage.
All the cloths are fire proofed.
Wireless focus remote
96 ways of dimming @ 2k5w
| Strand SL 15/32 600watt profile | 12 | | Strand SL 23/50 600watt profile | 5 | | Strand SL 26 600watt profile | 6 | | Strand Quartet 10/40 650 watt Fresnel | 5 | | Strand Cantata 8.7/50.7 1200 watt Fresnel | 12 | | Strand Cantata 4.5/52.7 1200 watt PC | 6 | | Coda cyclorama floodlight 500 watt | 10 | | par 64 cans | 32 | | Martin mac 300 (fixed position in rig) | 4 | | Chauvet Colorado batten 144 tour | 5 | | Martin SCX500 | 4 | | i-move 250’s | 2 |
h2. Auditorium Lighting – house lights
|Strand 100 series 12/24 manual desk|
|8× 2.5kw dimmers||2|
|Thomas par 56 300 watt||14|
|Coda cyclorama floodlight 500 watt||6|
Selection of gobo holders, iris’s and barndoors.
We have a very limited amount of TRS cabling. Please take this in to account and make provisions for this when sending in your Technical Requirements. If your requirement for extra cable exceeds our stock please inform our Technicial Manager at least 4 weeks in advance so that alternative arrangements can be made.
h.2 Sound Equipment
|Allen & Heath ML3000 32 channel desk||1|
|Allen & Heath WZ 16:2DX||1|
|QSC PLX2402 700/700 f.o.h.||2|
|QSC PLX1602 500/500 front fills||2|
|QSC PLX1602 500/500 rear fills||2|
|QSC PLX1602 500/500 subs||2|
|QSC PLX3402 1100/1100 delays||2|
|QSC PLX2402 700/700 drum fill||1|
|QSC PLX3002 900/900 monitor||2|
|Turbosound THL-2H f.o.h.||4|
|Turbosound THL-2H rear fills||2|
|Turbosound THL-2 front fills||2|
|Turbosound THL-828.2 subs||2|
|Turbosound TXD-121 delays||4|
|Turbosound TXD-12M monitors||5|
|Turbosound TXD-215 drum fill||1|
|Tascam Mini disc||1|
|Marantz twin tape deck||1|
|Marantz CD player||1|
|Yamaha SPX 2000 effects unit||2|
|Behringer Quad compressor||2|
|Behringer Quad Gate||2|
|BSS FCS-966 32 band Equaliser||3|
|Behringer FBQ3102 32 band Equaliser||1|
|Trantec UHF Hand held radio mic.||1|
|Sennheiser handheld radio mic.||1|
|Shure SM 58 vocal mic.||5|
|Shure SM 57 instrument mic.||5|
|AKG C1000 condenser mic.||2|
|Sennheiser drum pack||1|
|EMO E520 DI box||5|
|Sennheiser SEMS3135 boom mic stands||8|
|Sennheiser SEMS3235 low-level mic stands||6|
We have limited amounts of XLR cable. Please take this in to account and make provisions for this when sending in your Technical Requirements. If your requirement for extra cable exceeds our stock please inform our Technicial Manager at least 4 weeks in advance so that alternative arrangements can be made.
A small pa system is available for use in the rehearsal rooms or as a separate control to patch into the main house system if your stage manager controls sound from the side of stage.
Soundcraft E8 Desk
Phonic Max1500 amp.
Denon DRM555 Cassette deck
Denon DCD485 CD player
Sony MDSJE 480 Mini Disc player
Behringer FBQ3102 Ultragraph Pro 31 band stereo graphic
In all cases it is the responsibility of the visiting company to check with
the Technical Department to ensure that the information contained herein is
up to date and correct.
All electrical equipment coming in to the venue from visiting companies must be PAT tested with validated stickers.
For Further information please contact Ed Purle, Technical Manager: