Technical info

Barn Theatre - technical information

Here you can find some documents and diagrams which describe the layout of the theatre, its facilities and equipment. Useful information for anyone interested in using the Barn as a performance venue.

If you would like to know more, or would like to discuss a possible hire of the Barn Theatre for a performance event, please get in touch with us – our details are on the contact page.

Seating plans

The theatre has a normal capacity of 152 seats, of which 92 are on a bank of raked retractable seating. A number of seating formats can be used. Please click on the links below to open the standard plan and the examples of some alternative layouts.

The Barn is equipped with an audio induction hearing loop.  Please click here for further information.

Stage and theatre plans

Please click on the links below to open plans of the stage and auditorium area.

Lighting and sound

The Barn has a full range of theatre lighting equipment, along with a very good sound set-up for theatre use.

Lighting and sound operation is normally carried out from our separate control room at the top rear of the auditorium.

Here is a link to a list of lighting, sound & stage equipment that can be made available from the Barn’s own resources.

Documents for CAD users

If you are able to run CAD design software, the following files may be useful for design and planning purposes – stage planauditorium and side elevation.

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