Nov 2000 Mick Andrew

General Information

Address: Uig Community Centre, Timsgarry, Uig, Isle of Lewis HS2 9JG


  • Venue is on side road off end of B8011 road as approaching from Stornoway – follow sign to right for Aird, Uig and Community Centre & then keep left at next junction and centre is 200M beyond here on right hand side with fire station adjoining. Car park at venue.
  • Built 1998 with museum and school in same complex.
  • Capacity up to 250 if staging used, approx 150 if performing on floor. Interlocking, stacking, metal-framed, padded chairs.
  • Mobile reception limited. Payphone in hall foyer 01851 672481.
  • Uig has a general store, post office, ‘no charge’ cashpoint and petrol. Banks, cafes, hotels and other services at Stornoway (35 miles).

Hall Details

  • Hall Dimensions: 11.71M (38’5”) wide x 19.8M (65’) long. Height above 5.44M (17’10”) flat roof.
  • Staging available: 36 units of 1M sq Topdeck rostra top & frame system @ 2 heights. Can make a 6M sq stage or 8M x 4M. No crossover. Access treads available.
  • Décor: floor sprung wood laminate with Badminton Court and other sports markings; walls white lower, wood panelled upper; roof white.
  • Get-in: through hall fire exit, straight, flat, 1 set double doors. Approx 10M from van loading area to performing area. 1.17M (3’10”) wide x 1.93M (6’4”) high.
  • Acoustics good – hall has been acoustically treated.
  • Blackout good.
  • Heating by wall radiators.
  • No piano. No smoke detectors.
  • Small A-frame stepladder available.


  • Power: 125amp 3-phase incomer in switch room by hall entrance.
  • Small stage lighting rig – ADB desk and 2 ADB patchable dimmers, 4 FOH wall mounted LX bars (2 each side) with 24 outlets, 8 x 650w fresnels, 8 x 650w PC’s. Also LED LX fixtures.
  • Sound equipment – not seen and no details.
  • Houselights are dimmable fluorescents or switched sodium’s, controls on left of hall entrance.


  • Function area can be used as dressing room.
  • Kitchen available.
  • Separate toilets off kitchen by Museum.