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West Port Oracle

Laughing Horse Free Festival Venue

West Port Oracle

Fringe Venue 75 - Click here for map
27 West Port (Off End of Grassmarket), Edinburgh, EH1 2LD. Phone: 0131 283 1960
  Wifi  Licensed
Open from 12:00 to 00:00
All ages until 6pm, then 18+ only

Downstairs room beneath the venues bar, the Flight club is unique room with airline seating for shows. Edinburgh's only underground aeroplane!

Located on West Port, just off of the end of Grassmarket and less than one minute from our venue at Dragonfly. You are also less than a minute walk from The Beehive (Scottish Comedy Festival) and Hootenannies at the Apex.

The Flight Club at West Port Oracle is a unique Fringe Performance space in a basement – half of the seating looks like an aeroplane, complete with real aeroplane seating and ‘windows’. Site lines arfe maintained to performers space from the airline seating.

The venue is located in a Basement, a full flight of stairs down from the street, underneath the main bar on the ground floor. 

Performance Space: The Flight Club

- Stage: 1.5m (wide) x 0.5m (deep) raised to 5cm (1 step up). No Wing space or back stage, quite a small area.

- Seating: Capacity 35 seated, in rows on airline seats, and small area of flexible to the side of the stage.

- Lighting: 1 x  fixed spotlights to flood the stage.

- Sound: 4 Channel Mixer, Cable for MP3 player, 2 Mics, Cables and Mic stands. Performers own sound equipment can be added easily and a sound tech is on hand for general assistance.

- AV: There is a projector and screen in this room.

- Storage: There is a no storage at the venue.

- Bar: There is no bar in the room, the room downstairs from the venues main bar.

- Access: No disabled access, a full flight of stairs from to the performace space.

Images of The Flight Club, in unrigged state - perform on raises stage next to front row of airline seats, will beseating in side area for Fringe. Projector screen at back of stage and speaker on end of stage.