Sept 2023 Mick Andrew

General Information

Address: Findochty Town Hall, 22 Station Road, Findochty, Buckie, Morayshire AB56 4PN

Name of village is pronounced ‘Finnechty’.

– Venue is in middle of village on right hand side of Station Road,

as going up the hill from the harbour. Car park at venue.

  • Built as Masonic Lodge 1925 and converted to Town Hall in 1946, adopted by community in 2022.
  • Capacity approx 120 if stage used, 70 if performing on floor. Padded stacking chairs.
  • Mobile reception good.
  • Findochty has a pub, general store along road from hall, farm shop nearby. Nearest other services in Buckie (3 miles).

Hall Details

– Hall Dimensions: 7.67M (25’2”) wide x 15.2M (49’10”) long.

Height at side walls 3.18M (10’5”) rising to 4.59M (15’1”) over


  • Stage: 4.58M (15’) wide x 4.5M (14’9”) deep. Height to proscenium 2.79M (15’2”). Wings 1.53M (5’) both sides, height of stage 0.79M (2’7”). Crossover behind stage down 5 steps each side, no access treads at front.
  • Décor: white walls and roof, floor light wood (tongue & groove) no markings. FOH tabs blue, windows have white roller blinds.
  • Get-in: through side exit single door, and right turn through single door into hall. Flat into hall. 5M from van loading area to stage. Approx 1.96M (6’5”) high x 0.76M (2’6”) wide. Max turning circle for 2D objects 2.44M (8’).
  • Acoustics good.
  • Blackout reasonable but need ladder to get to blackout blinds on 2 sky lights.
  • Heating by radiators.
  • No Piano. Smoke detectors in hall and above stage. Possible to isolate via control panel.
  • No access equipment seen.


  • Power: assumed to be 100amp single phase incomer in locked cupboard at back of hall. 3 x twin 13a sockets on each side of hall and 1 twin socket each side of stage.
  • No stage lighting
  • Sound – 2 small domestic speakers for playback sound only.
  • Houselights are switched fluorescents, switches by side entrance to hall.


  • Use Seaview Room behind stage as dressing room.
  • Kitchen available
  • All toilets are behind the stage, no separate non-public toilets.