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Technical Information

Thank you for choosing the Buxton Opera House as a venue for your upcoming production. Before you join us, we wanted to pass on some helpful information that will help thing 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]


Before You Join Us

Specific details of the agreement for your production will be details 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.
  • 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.

Useful Information

Buxton Opera House

Locations/Maps

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Dock Door ///snack.retrial.desiring Stage Door ///ogre.next.upon Box Office ///dividers.ideas.orbited

Parking 

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.

Dressing rooms

We have 9 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

Locations/Maps

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Stage Door/Dock Door ///rinsed.bond.otation Box Office ///binders.mentions.drizzly

Parking

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

Downloads

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
Instruments & Lights

Plans

Long Stage Plan Buxton Opera House
Stage Plan Buxton Opera House
Stage Section Buxton Opera House

Pavilion Arts Centre

Downloads

Pavilion Arts Centre Stage Dimensions
Pavilion Arts Centre Car Parking
Working on Street Method Statement




Plans

Standard Rig Pavilion Arts Centre
Main Theatre Plan Pavilion Arts Centre
Main Auditorium Layout Pavilion Arts Centre