Sept 2018 Mick Andrew

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General Information

Address: 195 Argyll St, Dunoon, Argyll PA23 7DD. 01369 701776


  • Venue is on corner of Argyll St & Hanover St. Car parking on street. Venue is staffed.
  • Built 1874 and refurbished as theatre space in 2017.
  • Capacity 250 including balcony.
  • Mobile reception excellent, all networks. Wi-fi available.
  • Dunoon has all services

Hall Details

  • Hall Dimensions: 10.4M (34’2″) wide x 12.65M (41’6″) – stage front to balcony front. Height to side walls 5.41M (17’9″), rising to approx 10M at apex.
  • Stage: 3.76M (12’4″) deep (1.22M (4′) stage extension available) x 6.4M (21′) wide. Height of stage 1.1M (3’7″), height to rig above stage 3.96M (13′). Wings 2.14M (7′) SR, 2M (6’7″) SL. No crossover. Access to stage up 7 steps from SL wing, mobility lift available here. Access treads can be fitted on front of stage extension.
  • Décor: Floor polished dark wood, walls & roof light grey. Stage has deep violet FOH tabs, black box surround and dance-floor covering.
  • Get-in: via emergency exit at back of hall, double doors, up 6 steps, right angle turn through double doors into hall space. 1.22M (4′) wide x 2.24M (7’4″) high. Approx 25M from van loading area to stage.
  • Acoustics good.
  • Blackout good, all windows have lined curtains. Stained glass window above stage has no covering.
  • Heating by underfloor system.
  • Grand piano on stage. No smoke detectors in main space.
  • Large Zarges A-frame ladder available.


  • Power: not seen but assumed to be 3-phase 100a incomer. 32a 3-phase socket (for truss motors) & 2 x 16a single-phase sockets in SL wing. Twin 13a sockets by stage, on stage and at back of hall.
  • Full stage lighting rig – all LED fixtures, No cabled dimmers. ETC Colo source 40 console, 8 LED profile spots on FOH truss, 8 ETC LED Pars on DS truss, 8 LED Prolights on back truss. Control area on balcony – DMX tie-line to stage left corner. Stage trusses lowered by motors, FOH truss dead-hung trapeze.
  • Concert PA system (all digital), Midas M32 desk, d&b speakers and amps. Monitor speakers. Selection of mics, radio mics and stands
  • Projection facilities available – Panasonic projector & screen.
  • Houselights are dimmable chandeliers.


  • One dressing room off SL wing.
  • Kitchen & bar available.
  • Separate backstage toilet.
  • Cafe downstairs.

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A large room

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