Aug 2012 Mick Andrew

General Information

Address: Laggan Village Hall, Laggan Bridge by Newtonmore, Inverness-shire PH20 1AN

  • Venue is along road into Laggan village off A86 from Newtonmore, approx 200M from junction, after surgery and before school on left in Gergask. Car parking on street.
  • Built 1985. Has bunkhouse accommodation & games room upstairs.
  • Capacity approx 100 if stage used, up to 70 if performing on floor. Padded, folding chairs stored on meat-racks.
  • Mobile reception reasonable.
  • Laggan has a General Store. Cashpoint, petrol, hotels at Newtonmore (8 miles), Banks & cashpoint at Kingussie (11 miles). Other services in Aviemore (23 miles).

Hall Details

  • Hall Dimensions: 15M (49’3”) long x 9.05M (29’8”) wide. Height of roof 4.98M (16’4”).
  • Stage: 6.4M (21’) wide x 2.44M (8’) deep. Height of stage 0.75M (2’6”). No wings or crossover, stage has curved pros arch. Access treads off front stage left.
  • Décor: floor light wood with Badminton Court markings, walls dark blue lower, white upper & roof. Window curtains dark blue.
  • Get-in: via side fire exit, park on grass covered hardcore surface in field, single door, ramp outside and right-angle turn into hall. Approx 20M from van loading area to stage. 1M (3’3”) wide x 2M (6’7”) high.
  • Acoustics reasonable.
  • Blackout good, all windows have lined curtains.
  • Heating by infra-red glow quartz heaters. Heaters on £1 coin meter.
  • No piano. No smoke detectors
  • Large A-frame steps available.


  • Power: 100amp 3-phase incomer in store behind stage (SR side).
  • No stage lighting.
  • Small PA available, 4 mounted ProSound speakers, other equipment not seen.
  • Houselights are switched fluorescents or wall lights, switches in stage right corridor or stage right wall.


  • Meeting room can be used as dressing room.
  • Kitchen available.
  • No separate toilets but venue has showers.