Sept 1997 Mick Andrew

General Information

Address: Poolewe Village Hall, Poolewe, Ross-shire IV22 2LD


  • Venue is in middle of village on east side of main A832 road near Pool House Hotel. Car park at venue.
  • Built 1960’s and extended and substantially upgraded in 2004
  • Capacity approx 130 if staging used.
  • Mobile reception variable.
  • Poolewe has general store, hotels, café and Post Office. Banks, cashpoint & petrol at Gairloch (5 miles).

Hall Details

  • Hall Dimensions: (adapted from measurements taken when permanent stage existed and adjusted to current plan). 7.57M (24’10”) wide x 20.83M (68’4”) long. Height at side walls 3.23M (10’7”) rising to 4.67M (15’4”) at apex.
  • Staging available – no details but assumed to be at least 6M wide x 3M deep: No crossover. Access treads available.
  • Décor: floor wood laminate with Badminton Court markings; walls wood-clad lower, white upper, roof white & light blue.
  • Get-in: through hall fire exit, double doors with ramp outside. Approx 10M from van loading area to performing area. Approx 1.47M (4’10”) wide x 1.93M (6’4”) high.
  • Acoustics good.
  • Blackout reasonable – all windows have lined curtains, but fire exit door windows not covered.
  • Heating by underfloor system.
  • Piano unknown. Smoke detectors in hall.
  • Access equipment not seen.


  • Power: not seen but assumed to be 100amp 3-phase incomer in foyer.
  • No stage lighting.
  • No sound equipment.
  • Houselights are switched fluorescents.


  • Backstage store can be used as dressing room.
  • Kitchen available.
  • Separate backstage toilet, also showers available.