place has a history of Fringe shows being an offshoot of The
Stand for several years. 2018 was the first years of Free
Festival shows, and good numbers where seen throughout at this
new free venue.
The venue is close to Princes
Street and George Street, and many new town venues including The
Stand venues, Hanover Tap, Newsroom, Picardy Place - along with
the end of the Tram line.
The main bar is fresh, stylish
and modern bar, situated
on the ground floor of the venue as part of a boutique hotel, which serves food, including main meals and snacks,
along with a full range of beers, wines and spirits. Outside
there is a covered courtyard bar, perfect for relaxing between
Fringe shows, with the performance space located to the rear of
4m (wide) by 1.5m (deep) on the flat.
Capacity is 60-70
2xLED PAR spot lights, lighting desk colour change/washes to flood light the stage
The room is supplied with a 4 channel mixer (2xJack, 2xPhono
Inputs) There is an MP3 Player connection, 2xMicrophones and 2xMic
stands. Any additional sound equipment can be supplied by
performing companies and stored at the venue.
Audio Visual - There
is a moveable large screen TV available, and also the room is
ideal for projectors if you wish to bring one.
There is a very small area in the venue for props and
equipment, shared with other groups.
There is no bar in the room
The Place Images:
The Courtyard Bar,
Outside the Performance space
The Room, not Rigged - during the
Fringe include black drapes on the wall and covered windows. The
stage is at the far end with TV screen, and seats through the
room theatre style. It's a rectangle, so great sight lines.