Thank you for choosing Buxton Opera House as a venue for your upcoming production. Before you join us, we wanted to pass on some information that will help things run as smoothly as possible upon your arrival.
If any queries you have are not covered in the following information, please feel free to contact us and we will endeavour to assist you as much as possible.
All of our plans, specs and H&S documents are available as downloads below, but if you require any further information, please contact Head of Technical Jim Morgan on 01298 211882, the Production Co-ordinator Willow Hick on 01298 767800 or any member of the department at [email protected]
Please Note, to continue offering the facility, we have addded a small charge to the use of our washing machine of £1 per use, this is via a coin slot, please note you will need this change with you to use the machine. Thank you for your understanding.
Please note our 2, 3, and 4 winches are down rated in weight to 175kg, if this is likely to affect your production, please contact Jim Morgan, Head of Technical asap, Thank You
Before You Join Us
Specific details of the agreement for your production will be detailed in the contract already sent to you. However, regulations and procedures are as follows;
- A minimum of 3 crew must be allocated to each show.
- The Get-out, including the venue reset, is not included in the 8 hours of crew staff time allocated.
- Any equipment outside of that on the standard rig plan is rechargeable and will be added to the settlement
- The advance will be first sent to you 10 weeks before your arrival date.
- You will be required to provide CDM and RAMS documents within plenty of time prior to your arrival.
Buxton Opera House
Parking will be located on Water Street which is the street that the stage door opens onto, it also has the Old Club House pub on the other side if you are unsure. We have a section cornered off with traffic cones which load-in/load-out vehicles can be parked in.
We have 8 dressing rooms in operation, all dressing rooms have at least one sink with hot and cold water supply and are fitted with lockable doors. The theatre does NOT have a band room or a green room – please allow for this when allocating dressing rooms.
Pavilion Arts Centre
There is no assigned parking location for the Pavilion Arts Centre. For this venue you will be required to load-in/load-out on the street outside the venue and park nearby.
Plans and Documents
Buxton Opera House
Buxton Opera House Stage Spec 2022
Buxton Opera House Sound Department Technical Spec 2022
Buxton Opera House Lighting Department Technical Spec 2022
How To Get To Buxton Opera House
Health and Safety Policy 2022