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Stage dimensions are 16.5m wide x 6.5m deep with circa 3.5m of wing space either side. There are two levels of upstage tabs, but no front tabs (curtains).   This is an open proscenium stage. All black curtaining are on rails, and can be adjusted to your stage framing requirements.
The stage plan is available for download in DWC Documents.  

 Backstage Facilities


Venue facilities included in hire are:

  • three dressing rooms
  • large green room ('Whitelaw room')
  • school cafeteria area with trestle tables and chairs (excluding kitchen)
  • foyer kitchenette with fridge, sink, microwave and urn

Parking is normally available for the patrons at gate 2 and 4 (view site plan). Loading zones and parking for crew (up to 15 cars) are available at gate 3. The hirer must provide parking attendants (3 for 1/2 hirers and 5 for full hirers) to ensure hassle free parking for it's patrons, and that the 'no parking' areas are adhered to, or cars will be towed away.

Wheelchair parking, access & toilet facilities accommodated for at gate 2 and gate 3 levels of the centre.

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