The Arts centre consists of the main house which is 250 seat end on format with raked seating. The first five rows are retractable bleacher style seating.
There are also three breakout rooms used for conferencing or that can used for rehearsal space. There is also a large foyer with box office and bar. Accessible toilets are available FOH and also backstage.
The following information lists most FAQ’s along with the relevant technical information. Please confirm your technical requirements before you visit as Arlington Arts is a busy venue and equipment and specifications are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed. In the first instance please contact the Technical Manager.
Telephone: 01635 244 254
Access and Parking
Please click on the Google map link for directions to RG14 3BQ
We have ample parking for over 100 cars on site, and reserved parking for most commercial vehicles including splitter vans, 7.5 ton and larger trucks.
Load-in is via concrete ramp (from ramp to stage is approximately 10 m) through three sets of double doors; 2000mm h x 1470mm w. Please note the maximum diagonal dimension is 2440mm.
Seated capacity is 252 (with AA) or up to 380 with seating retracted and standing space. The stage is a proscenium arch format with black box masking.
On the ground floor adjacent to stage left we have a green room with two sofas, tea/coffee making, microwave, fridge and television. You are also welcome to use the washing machine and dryer along with our iron. Just along from the green room is an accessible toilet.
On the first floor we have two large dressing rooms, Dressing room one with mirrored seating for 5, Dressing room 2 with mirrored seating for 7, along with showers and toilets in each room. Also on the first floor there is a backstage cross with several clothes rails which you are welcome to use for your costume storage.
We do have a small workshop with power that may be used by visiting companies, but please get in touch before your visit to clarify this.
We do not have a permanent Prompt Corner, but do have an LCD screen (with FOH camera feed) along with comms point and backstage calling along with FOH tab control. All situated DSL.
Stage Dimensions (Meters)
Proscenium Arch Width
LX Grid Height
Proscenium Arch Height
Full Working Stage Width
Setting line to Front of Stage
Edge Stage L to wing wall
Setting Line to US Blacks
Edge Stage R to wing wall
Please note that our LX grid is a fixed bar system and cannot be flown. We rig and focus using a Scissor Lift. We have 4 LX bars over stage plus 1 advance FOH and 1 bridge bar FOH, along with two small perch bars Auditorium right & left.
We have 4 x 250kg Liftket Chain hoists, along with 6 x 4m lengths of Prolyte Truss. This can be configured to fly scenery, cloths and lanterns (Subject to prior agreement & SWL)
The stage is black box style with soft black masking stage left & right and also upstage along the back wall.
There are a full set of blue house tabs, manually operated from stage left. There is a full width white cyclorama hung upstage.
Along with soft masking we also have six 1.5m wide x 6m tall tormentors which can be used to mask entrances and exits. Please notify us in advance if you would like to use these.
1 x swipe track (6m)
6 x 4m Prolyte Truss
4 x 250kg Liftket Electric Chain Hoists (Re-chargeable)
6 x Tank Traps
4 x 4m Scaff
4 x 3m Scaff
4 x 2m Scaff
10 x 12.5kg Stage Weights
Throughout the stage is 13amp power accessible from all areas of stage. We also have a 32 amp three phase power supply by the side of stage. (Please note we do not have distro for the 32 amp feed)
96 channels of hardwired Zero 88 Chilli Pro 24 dimming (maximum 10a per circuit) Lighting is controlled by an ETC Congo Jr with 40 fader playback wing situated in the control room.
Lantern Stock includes:
26 x Selecon Rama 150mm Fresnels (1.2k or 650w lamps) (with barndoors)
20 x Selecon Pacific 14° - 35° Zoomspot (1k’s)
8 x Selecon Acclaim Axial Zoomspot 18°-34° (600w)
12 x Selecon LUI Cyc Floods (1kw) (with barndoors)
24 x Parcan 64 (1k CP62) other lamps available please phone
1 x Selecon Pacific 1k Followspot 7.5°-19° (Re-charge for operator)
8 x Chroma Q+ Scrollers to fit RAMA (possible re-charge)
2 x Chroma Q+ Scrollers to fit Parcan (possible re-charge)
4 x Martin 812 Roboscans (Re-chargeable)
2 x Showtec LED Short PAR64 (Re-chargeable)
NONE OF THE ABOVE CAN BE GURANTEED, PLEASE PHONE FOR AVAILIBILITY.
Full range ElectroVoice PA system with Precision Series amplifiers. Controlled via an
Allen & Heath GLD 80 Digital Desk. The desk is Linked by Tour grade Cat5 to the Digital Stage box situated S/R. The Box has 24 inputs and 12 outputs.
2 xElectro-Voice EV Rx 118S SUB (1 per side)
2 x Electro-Voice ZX5 Speaker (1 per side)
2 x Electro Voice ZX5 Speaker (Flown FOH)
2 x Electro Voice S40 Fill speakers (under FOH bridge)
2 x Electro Voice CP1800 (Powering ZX5’s)
1 x Electro Voice CP2200 (Powering Subs)
1 x Electro Voice CP1200 (Powering Fills)
This system produces an SPL of around 95dba throughout the auditorium.
Playback is via 1 x CD, 2 x MD or inputs for MP3 or laptop inputs.
4 x Electro-Voice SXA 100 fold back stage monitors
2 x db Technologies Cromo 10” Active 200W
1 x Allen & Heath GLD-AR2412 AudioRack
5 x Studiospares Active DI box
12 x Tall boom mic stands
4 x Short boom mic stands
6 x Shure SM58
2 x SM57
2 x Beyer M201 Condensor Mics
4 x Audio Technica ES 935 Condensor microphones
1 x AKG Drum Set Big II (1x AKG D112 4x C518M 2x C1000S)
1 x 5.5m x 4m projector screen
1 x Infocus LP 850 (Possible re-charge)
2x 50” Panasonic Plasmas with Unicol stands (Re-Chargeable)
6 x 17” LCD Widescreens (Re-Chargeable)
2 x 17” TFT Monitors (Re-Chargeable)
1 x Data Video SE-500 4 input video mixer (Re-Chargeable)
1 x Professional lectern with tie-line to projector
4 x Dell Latitude E5510 laptop (Re-Chargeable)
1 x Le Maitre Neutron Star haze machine (Re-Chargeable)
1 x 6/24 channel pyro controller with 3 x double pods (Re-Chargeable)
We have full audio and visual tie-lines between control room and stage including 8 lines of Cat5, and a dedicated CAT 5 audio line.
WITH ALL EVENTS AND HIRES IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU CONTACT US DIRECTLY WITH REGARDS TO AVAIBALITY OF EQUIPMENT AND CONFIGURATIONS, AS WE CANNOT GURANTEE THIS SPECIFICATION UNLESS WE HAVE SPOKEN TO YOU BEFOREHAND. THANK YOU.
Technical Specification V4/ 2012