The Joker & The Thief is a new venue
that is located near the East-end hub of free venues, with a
refurbished traditional bar serving a full range of food and
drinks. This is a single room venue, with anyone not coming for
shows able to be turned away at the door during the times shows
take place in the afternoon, and with an open access policy for
music and bands later in the evening.
The Performance space is a cosy room,
on the ground floor so with disabled access. There is no
backstage or wing space.
All photos here are of the room
in an unrigged state, the room will be filly rigged and set for
shows in August.
Space: The Main Bar
Stage - Roughly 2m
Wide & 2 m deep flat on floor. No Backstage or wing space.
Seating - Capacity 50
seated, with room for some more standing.
1xPar Can to flood light the stage.
Sound - 4 Channel Mixer,
Cables for MP3 Player, 2 Mics, Cables and Mic
stands. Performers own sound equipment can be added easily.
Audio Visual - There is
no AV at this venue, but the room us suitable to add a
projector/screen if you wish to bring one.
There is a very small shared area for equipment.
Bar - There is a bar in the room
that can be opened or closed during performances. and will be
open as people come in and out between shows.
The Joker & The Thief (in an unrigged state):
Looking at the stage area -
in front of the right window. Seats will be moved into
cabaret style seating, with drapes in front of the
windows, PA, lighting etc.
A closer look at the
stage area, which will be in front of the right window