Arcola Tent


The Arcola Tent is an exciting pop-up performance space at 2, Ashwin Street.

Events from stand-up to cabaret to opera have been staged in it.

Please note that there is limited use for music events and late-night finishes (closing time is 11pm)


Technical Specifications 


Big-top tent with basic lighting rig. Toilets. Bar.


200 – seating flexible but end-on as standard

Hire Rates:

Weekly Hire £3,500

One day hire £800



12 ways of dimming

From       1 x Strand Act 6 (6 x 16 amp pairs of sockets)

1 x Digi Tour6S (6 x 16 amp single sockets)

Run to two multicore onto freestanding trilite truss rig (6.4m x 6.4m x 4.2m) with 15amp fanouts.




Zero 88 Jester

Control Position in the main tent space.




6 X Parcans with Par64 bulbs

4 x 1k Starlet Fresnels with Barndoors

3 x minuette 650w profiles

(Extra lamps may be available, please ask for availability)




12 Channel Soundcraft analogue mixer

2 x Yamaha P5000S Amplifiers

4 x NJD 200 watt speakers

2 X SM58 Microphones

2 x Microphone Stands

Assorted lengths of XLR cable and minijack to phono cable for plugging in laptops/ipods etc.

*Access to a projector is subject to availability, please call the technical manager if one is required.


Arcola Tent Layout 

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