Mar 2014 Mick Andrew

General Information

Address: St.Peter’s Hall, Daliburgh, South Uist, Western Isles HS8 5SS

  • Venue is on C88 Daliburgh to Kilphedir road on RHS opposite church approx ½ mile from Borrdale Hotel. Car park available.
  • Built 1970’s.
  • Capacity approx 160 if stage used, 70–80 if performing on floor. Non-interlocking padded stacking chairs.
  • Mobile reception good for some networks.
  • Daliburgh has a hotel, petrol & Co-op with cashpoint; Bank at Lochboisdale (3 miles), other services at Benbecula (23 miles).

Hall Details

  • Hall Dimensions: 16.89M (55’5”) long x 6.83M (22’5”) wide. Height at side walls 3.35M (11’) rising to 4.14M (13’7”) over central area.
  • Stage: 4.33M (14’2”) wide x 4.09M (13’5”) deep. Height of pros arch 2.49M (8’2”), height of stage 0.91M (3’). Wings 1.35M (4’5”) both sides.
  • Décor: Floor light wood with Badminton Court markings, walls wood clad lower, white upper and white roof. Green FOH tabs.
  • Get-in: reasonable, through FOH entrance, straight, flat, 1 wide single door & 1 double door. Approx 20M from van loading area to stage. 0.84M (2’9”) wide x 2M (6’7”) high.
  • Acoustics good.
  • Blackout partial. Windows have light unlined curtains.
  • Heating by radiators.
  • No Piano. No Smoke Detectors
  • Small A-frame stepladder available.


  • Power: 100amp 3-phase incomer & distribution board in foyer. 40amp trip feeds distribution board in SR wing. Hall 13amp sockets on 30amp trip.
  • No Stage lighting.
  • Small portable PA system available – 7 channel Phonic mixer amp, JBL speakers, amp, microphones, CD player.
  • Houselights are spots switched from SR wing, or fluorescents switched from hall entrance lobby.


  • Small room off SR wing can be used as a Dressing Room.
  • Kitchen & bar area available.
  • Separate Toilet backstage opposite dressing room area.

Nb – entrance foyer door has changed from original plan to single door from outside.