The Cuckoo's nest is a new venue
that is located near the new West-end hub of free venues, close
to Moriarty's and the Gold Tavern, along with the Meadows. It is a
refurbished traditional modern bar serving a full range of food and
drinks. This room is in the basement, under the main bar.
The Performance space is a cosy room,
in the basement down one flight of stairs. A small bar is at the
back of the room, with a stage area with TV screen available at
All photos here are of the room
in an unrigged state, the room will be filly rigged and set for
shows in August.
Stage - Roughly 2m
Wide & 2 m deep flat on floor. No Backstage or wing space.
Seating - Capacity 40-50
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
a large TV screen that can be used.
There is a very small shared area for equipment.
Bar - There is a small bar
at the back of the room
that can be opened or closed during performances.
The Cuckoo's Nest (in an unrigged state):
Looking at the stage area -
in the middle of the back wall in this image. Seats will be moved into
cabaret style seating, with drapes in front of the
windows, PA, lighting etc.
A look from the stage to
the back of the room.