ARROCHAR, THREE VILLAGES COMMUNITY HALL
Oct 2013 Mick Andrew
Address: Three Villages Hall, Arrochar, Argyll & Bute G83 7AU
- Venue is on A814 Garelochead road just past junction with A83 at Arrochar, opposite waterfront. Small car park.
- Built 2010 and run by Management Committee.
- Capacity approx 120 if stage used, up to 90 if performing on floor. Stacking plastic non-interlocking chairs.
- Mobile reception good. Wi-fi available at venue.
- Arrochar has small general store, petrol, hotels & cafes. Nearest bank and other services at Helensburgh (20 miles), cashpoint at general store in village.
- Hall Dimensions: 9M (29’6”) wide between ‘Glulam’ roof supports, x 16.25M (53’4”) long. Height at side walls 5M (16’5”) rising to approx 8M (26’3”) at apex.
- Stage: Pros arch 5.25M (17’3”) wide x 4M (13’2”) deep. Height of stage 0.92M (3’), height above stage 4.15M (13’7”) at rear. Crossover via back corridor. Access treads either side of stage.
- Décor: floor light wood laminate with Badminton Court markings, walls light wood panelling lower, light grey upper with white roof. Light grey curtains. Buttresses light wood laminate. Back wall has red upper colour.
- Get-in: good – through fire exit, wide single door, straight, flat, approx 10M from van loading area to performing area. 1.02M (3’4”) wide x 2M (6’7”) high.
- Acoustics good, hall has been acoustically treated.
- Blackout reasonable, all windows have remote controlled electric or manual blinds, though some are non operational.
- Heating by wall mounted ceramic heaters.
- Upright Piano available. Smoke Detectors in hall – can be isolated if arranged in advance with venue.
- No Access eqpt.
- Power: 100amp 3-phase incomer in centre manager’s office off foyer. 32amp single phase socket in SL wing. Hall sockets on 20amp trip each side, 2 twin sockets only on each side of hall, stage sockets on 32amp trip.
- Stage lighting – 14 LED par cans permananetly rigged on hall sides, 8 point at stage, others are decorative roof lights. Transcension LEDJ desk in SL wing.
- Sound small PA available, EZ-m 5 channel mini-mixer, Peavey speakers and amps, 16 send/8 return multi-core to side of FOH
- Houselights are switched fluorescents or wall uplighters. Switches at hall entrance.
- Meeting room can be used as dressing room.
- Kitchen available.
- No separate backstage toilets.
- Bar facilities can be arranged with venue.