Sept 2009 Mick Andrew

General Information

Address: Glenuig Hall, Glenuig, Lochailort, Inverness-shire PH38 4NG

  • Venue is on right hand side of road to Smirisary & Glenuig Inn off main A861 Acharacle – Lochailort road, just past church. Car park at hall.
  • Built 1995.
  • Capacity up to 160 (for full size theatre shows approx 80), folding, non-interlocking chairs.
  • Mobile reception variable. Payphone near Inn (2 mins walk).
  • Glenuig has community shop and an Inn (somewhat unsympathetic to anyone or anything at the hall). Nearest cashpoint Arisaig (18 miles) or Strontian (23 miles). Hotel at Lochailort (7 miles) and general store at Acharacle (12miles). Banks, petrol, general stores and other services in Mallaig (26 miles).

Hall Details

  • Hall Dimensions: 9.04M (29’8”) wide between ‘glulam’ beams, 11.89M (39’) long. Height at side walls 3.73M (12’3”) rising to 7.39M (24’3”) at apex. Lighting truss hung off mid-hall roof support @ approx 4.5M (14’9”).
  • Staging available: 16 2Mx1M Alurapid rostra at variable heights (0.45M, 0.3M, 0.2M – can also be used to create seating rake). Crossover through back corridor. Access treads available.
  • Décor: floor light wood laminate no markings; walls pine wood clad lower, white upper, roof pine wood clad. Ends of hall are white upper with wall hangings.
  • Get-in: through loading bay (side of hall) 1 set double doors, straight (3 steps up to bay platform). Approx 5M from van loading area to stage. 1.75M (5’9”) wide x 1.96M (6’5”) high.
  • Acoustics good.
  • Blackout partial, 6 skylights have no blackout. Side windows have curtains.
  • Heating by wall-mounted red-glow quartz heaters.
  • No piano. No smoke detectors but hall has heat detector system.
  • 3-part Zarges extending ladder available.


  • Power: 100amp 3-phase incomer in foyer, with 32amp 3-phase & 3 x 32amp single phase sockets in cutaway panel at FOH end of hall near bar.
  • Small stage lighting rig: 12 channel desk, 2 Pulsar 6-pack dimmers on FOH truss, 2 x 650w profile spots, 10 x 650w fresnels/PC’s all on FOH truss.
  • Small portable concert PA system available: Studiomaster 16 channel mixer, C audio & Mosfet amps, Bose 802 speakers, selection of microphones, stands & DI boxes. 12 send/4 return multicore.
  • Houselights are switched fluorescents or dimmable up-lighters. Switches by hall entrance with dimmable controls at stage end.


  • Backstage rooms can be used as dressing rooms
  • Kitchen available.
  • Separate backstage toilet. Showers (£1 meter) available in FOH toilets.
  • Bar area with licensed bar (if arranged).