Spaces

Please note that the plans and pictures available here are subject to change. Our spaces are recreated from scratch each year and vary from year to year. Pictures and plans are typically those from the previous Fringe and are included for general guidance only. The inclusion of equipment on the ground and lighting plans is a guide to the level of provision at the previous Fringe, and is not an indication of provision for the coming Fringe.

Please note that spaces which are new for this year will not appear below shown until plans are finalised. If you have specific questions about the plans or technical provision in any of our spaces, please contact the production department at production@cvenues.com.

C scala (great hall)

Summary: up to 450 seats, large traditional open end-on theatre space with semi-thrust forestage and black box stage
Large traditional open end-on theatre space semi-thrust forestage. Raked auditorium with excellent sightlines. Large flat floor stage with open forestage, wings upstage. Very high-ceilinged space which can be equipped for aerial performance. Enhanced sound system suitable for musical theatre. Especially suited for musical theatre and larger scale theatre, physical theatre, circus theatre, dance, music and children’s shows.
Auditorium: 26m W x 14m D. Seating: pews with cushions, raked.
Stage: 10.5m W x 6m D (extendible to 10m D). Flat floor black vinyl dancefloor stage with wings in upstage 3m of stage. Stage variable from 6m D to 10m D and capacity variable from 350 to 500 adding/removing front rows. Headroom 7m to lanterns, 7.5m to underside of truss.
Lighting: 48 ways of control, computer lighting desk, comprehensive general lighting rig, some moving lights and LED colour-changing units; specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: CD player, handheld radio microphone, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amplifier, speakers. System designed to support musical theatre. Additional equipment, e.g. additional microphones/foldback speakers, by arrangement.
Rigging: points for aerial work possible by advance arrangement.
Access: Two flights of stairs inside the building, or one long flight of wide steps outside the building, up from street level. No lifts.

C scala (lower hall)

Summary: up to 100 cabaret / 150 theatre seating / 250 standing, end-on proscenium arch (black box auditorium, raised stage)
Large traditional proscenium arch theatre space with black box stage. Flat-floor auditorium. Large raised stage area with forestage and wings and black stage floor. The space features a red downstage house curtain. High-ceilinged space. Enhanced sound system suitable for musical theatre. Especially suited for musical theatre and larger scale theatre, physical theatre, circus theatre, dance, music and children’s shows.
Auditorium: 11.6m W x 10.2m D Seating: upholstered, up to 12 rows deep. Flat floor auditorium, raised stage with wings and proscenium. Theatre, cabaret, and standing audience layouts possible.
Stage: Dark wooden stage floor extending into wings. Stage width: forestage 6.3m W, pros arch 8m W, width between wings 7.5m W, full width including wing space 10.7m W. Stage depth: full depth 7m D, forestage 2m D, stage behind pros arch and house curtain 5m D. Stage height 1.2m, headroom 3.6m to proscenium, 3.2m to lanterns, 4m to grid.
Lighting: 18 ways of control, computer lighting desk, some LED lights, comprehensive general lighting rig. Specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Additional features: Downstage red house curtain. Steps up to stage in auditorium. Grand piano may be available by arrangement.
Access: Half a flight of stairs down from street level. No lifts.

C scala (cabaret bar)

Summary: up to 60 seats, flexible cabaret studio
Flexible cabaret studio. Flat floor or semi-raked auditorium with upholstered seating.
Auditorium: 5m W x 10m L. Flexible cabaret studio, semi-raked or flat floor seating, flat floor stage. Seating at tables (in rows by arrangement).
Stage: 4.5m W x 4.5m D.Flat floor stage. Stage size variable by adjusting seating layout and capacity. Headroom 3.6m to grid.
Lighting: 12 ways of control, computer lighting desk, some LED lights, basic general lighting rig; specials by arrangement.
Sound: Cabaret sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Access: Half a flight of stairs down from street level. No lifts.

C scala (studio)

Summary: up to 60 seats, flexible black box studio
Flexible black box studio. Flat floor or semi-raked auditorium with upholstered seating.
Auditorium: 5m W x 10m L. Flexible black box studio, semi-raked or flat floor seating, flat floor stage.
Stage: 4.5m W x 4.5m D. Flat floor stage. Stage size variable by adjusting seating layout and capacity. Headroom 3.6m to grid.
Lighting: 12 ways of control, computer lighting desk, some LED lights, basic general lighting rig; specials by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Access: Half a flight of stairs down from street level. No lifts.

C (-1)

Summary: 160 seats, end-on proscenium arch (black box raised stage, traditional auditorium, theatre tip-up seating)
Large traditional proscenium arch theatre space with red and gold auditorium and black box stage. Slightly raked auditorium with red tip-up upholstered theatre seating 9-11 rows deep. Large raised stage area with forestage and wings and black stage floor. The space features a downstage house curtain, and a musicians’ gallery at the rear of the stage. High-ceilinged space which can be equipped for aerial performance. Enhanced sound system suitable for musical theatre. Especially suited for musical theatre and larger scale theatre, physical theatre, circus theatre, dance, music and children’s shows.
Auditorium: 12m W x 10m D, red and gold. Seating: upholstered, permanent tip-up theatre seats, ten rows deep, raked on sloping floor. Stage: Stage width: forestage 7.5m W, pros arch 6.2m W, width between wings 6.2m W, full width including wing space 10m W. Stage depth: full depth 6.7m D, forestage 2.3m D, stage behind pros arch and house curtain 4.4m D. Raised black vinyl stage floor extending into wings. Stage height 0.9m. Headroom 3m to proscenium, 3.1m to lanterns, 4m to ceiling.
Lighting: 48 ways of control, computer lighting desk, comprehensive general lighting rig, some moving lights and LED colour-changing units; specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: CD player, handheld radio microphone, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amplifier, speakers. System designed to support musical theatre. Additional equipment, e.g. additional microphones/foldback speakers, by arrangement.
Rigging: points for aerial work available by advance arrangement.
Additional features: Downstage black house curtain. Steps up to stage in auditorium. Musicians’ gallery at rear of stage.
Access: Passenger lift access to auditorium. Six steps up from auditorium to stage and dressing room level.

C-1 ground plan
C-1 lighting plan

C (+1)

Summary: up to 227 seats, thrust format space with black box space auditorium
Large thrust theatre space with full black box. Raked auditorium, upholstered seating 3-6 rows deep on three sides, level black vinyl dancefloor stage floor on sprung wooden floor. Large stage area. Especially suited to larger scale theatre, physical theatre, dance and children’s shows.
Auditorium: 13.5m W x 10.6m D. Seating: upholstered, four to six rows deep on three sides, raked on rostra.
Stage: 6m W x 6m D. Flat floor, sprung wooden floor under black vinyl dancefloor. Headroom 2.8m to lanterns, 3.6m to ceiling. By arrangement, stage may be extended to 6.8m D with capacity 207, to 7.6m W with capacity 202, or 6.8m D x 7.6m W with capacity 187.
Lighting: 36 ways of control, computer lighting desk, some LED lights, comprehensive general lighting rig. Specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Access: Passenger lift access to auditorium and stage levels, and all public areas. Dressing room three floors below space, access by stairs only.

C+1 ground plan
C+1 lighting plan

C (+2)

Summary: up to 109 seats, end-on open stage with black box auditorium
Large open end-on theatre space with full black box. Raked auditorium, upholstered seating 6-8 rows deep, level black vinyl dancefloor stage floor. Large stage area with wings. High-ceilinged space which can be equipped for aerial performance. Enhanced lighting system suitable for dance. Especially suited for musical theatre and larger scale theatre, physical theatre, circus theatre, dance, music and children’s shows.
Auditorium: 9m W x 12.1m D. Seating: upholstered, six to eight rows deep, raked on rostra, side boxes. Stage: 7.3m W x 4.7m D. Flat floor black vinyl dancefloor stage. Headroom 2.3–2.6m to lanterns, 3.1–3.4m to ceiling (variable height ceiling). By arrangement, stage may be extended to 5.5m D with capacity 97, or to 6.3m D with capacity 85.
Lighting: 24 ways of control, computer lighting desk, some LED lights, comprehensive general lighting rig. Specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Access: Passenger lift access to auditorium and stage levels, and all public areas. Dressing room four floors below space, access by stairs only.

C+2 ground plan
C+2 lighting plan

C (+3)

Summary: up to 169 seats (standard arrangement 151), end-on open stage with black box auditorium
Large open end-on theatre space with full black box. Raked auditorium, upholstered seating 6-8 rows deep, level black vinyl dancefloor stage floor. Large stage area with wings. High-ceilinged space which can be equipped for aerial performance. Enhanced lighting system suitable for dance. Especially suited for musical theatre and larger scale theatre, physical theatre, circus theatre, dance, music and children’s shows.
Auditorium: 12.2m W x 12.7m D. Seating: upholstered, six to eight rows deep, raked on rostra, side boxes.
Stage: 9m W x 5.5m D. Flat floor black vinyl dancefloor stage. Headroom 3.6m to lanterns, 4.4m to ceiling. By arrangement, stage may be reduced to 4.7m D with capacity 169, or extended to 6.3m D with capacity 133.
Lighting: 36 ways of control, computer lighting desk, some LED lights, comprehensive general lighting rig. Specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Access: Passenger lift access to auditorium and stage levels, and all public areas. Dressing room four floors below space, access by stairs only.

C+3 ground plan
C+3 lighting plan

C (minto house quad)

Summary: up to 200+ seated or standing,flexible outdoor courtyard with some external noise and natural daylight
Technical/storage/dressing room facilities and audience seating by arrangement.
Access: level access from street.

C too (main house)

Summary: up to 155 seats, thrust format space with black box auditorium
Intimate but spacious thrust format theatre with full black box. Raked auditorium with upholstered seating 4-5 rows deep on three sides, level black vinyl dancefloor stage floor. The space features pillars at each downstage corner of stage and and a musicians’ gallery to one side of space. High-ceilinged space which can be equipped for aerial performance. Especially suited for musical theatre and mid-to-large scale theatre, physical theatre, circus theatre, dance, music and children’s shows.
Auditorium: 12.7m W x 8.3m D Seating: upholstered, three to five rows deep on three sides, raked on rostra.
Stage: 5.5m W x 4.7m D. By arrangement, stage may be extended to 5.4m D with capacity 143, to 6.6m W with capacity 141, or 5.5m D x 6.6m W with capacity 129. Flat floor black vinyl dancefloor stage. Headroom 3.4m to lanterns, 3.7m to lowest point of grid, 4m to grid.
Lighting: 30 ways of control, computer lighting desk, some LED lights, comprehensive general lighting rig. Specials/extras by arrangement. Smoke machine/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Rigging: Rigging points for aerial work possible by advance arrangement.
Additional features: musicians’ gallery to one side of auditorium (limited headroom), pillars downstage left and right.
Access: Passenger lift access from street to terrace, accessible toilets, auditorium, stage, dressing rooms. Single width door to space.

C too (main house) ground plan
C too (main house) lighting plan

C too (church)

Summary: up to 80 seats, flexible format Church space (white walls, natural daylight, no blackout)
Church performance space with natural daylight, no blackout, white walls, wooden floor, high ceiling. Seating on upholstered chairs. Flexible format space with default end-on layout (other layouts possible by arrangement). Especially suited to music, readings, spoken word, storytelling and site-specific theatre.
Space: Flexible layout church space approx 15m L x 8m W, set up as end-on by default. Open space, no masking unless by arrangement.
Seating/Stage: Flat floor flexible space with upholstered seating. Stage size can be changed depending on layout. High ceiling.
Lighting: Basic lighting rig to illuminate the stage area, manual lighting desk, some LED colour-changing units. Smoke machine/extras by arrangement. Please note that the space has natural light and there is no blackout.
Sound: Basic theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Access: Level access from street. Passenger lift access from street to terrace, accessible toilets, auditorium, stage, dressing rooms.

C too (church) ground plan
C too (church) lighting plan

C cubed (main space)

Summary: up to 79 seats, black box theatre with thrust, traverse, in-the-round and cabaret format options
Intimate thrust format theatre space with optional traverse, in-the-round and cabaret layouts and full black box. Raked auditorium, upholstered seating 6-8 rows deep, level black vinyl dancefloor stage floor. Especially suited for mid-scale theatre, physical theatre, dance, comedy, cabaret and children’s shows.
Auditorium: 4.1-4.9m W x 11.3m L.
Stage: Stage size variable by rearranging front rows of seating. Thrust: standard stage 3.3m D x 4.5m W, extendable to 4.2m D and/or to 5.3m or 6m W. Traverse: standard stage 4.2m W x 3.6m D, extendable to 4.5m W or 5.3m W. In-the-round: standard stage size 4.5m x 3.4m D, extendable to 5.3m W or 6m W. Cabaret stage size flexible. Flat floor black vinyl dancefloor stage. Headroom 2.4m to lanterns, 3.2m to grid.
Lighting: 24 ways of control, computer lighting desk, some LED lights, comprehensive general lighting rig. Specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Access: Space is accessed by one and a half flights of stairs up from street, staircases approx approx 1m wide. Single width door to space.

C cubed (main space) ground plan
C cubed (main space) lighting plan

C hill street (theatre)

Summary: up to 90 seats approx, wood-panelled end-on proscenium arch space with black box stage
Intimate end-on theatre space with wood-panelled auditorium and black box stage. High ceiling, raked auditorium, upholstered seating 6 rows deep, raised black stage floor.
Auditorium: 7.3m W x 16m L.
Stage: 5.5m W x 4.5m D. By arrangement, stage may be extended to 5.3m D or 6m D with removal of front rows of seats. Flat floor black vinyl dancefloor stage. Headroom 3.2m to lanterns, 4m to grid.
Lighting: 18 ways of control, computer lighting desk, some LED lights, comprehensive general lighting rig. Specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Additional features: Upright piano may be available by arrangement.
Access: Space is accessed by three full flights of stairs up from street.

C hill street (studio)

Summary: up to 60 seats approx, end-on open stage with black box auditorium
Black box end-on studio with large stage. Raked auditorium, upholstered seating.
Auditorium: 5.9m W x 10.5m L. Stage: 5.5m W x 4.5m D. By arrangement, stage may be extended to 5.3m D or 6m D with removal of front rows of seats. Flat floor black vinyl dancefloor stage. Headroom 3.2m to lanterns, 4m to grid.
Lighting: 12 ways of control, computer lighting desk, some LED lights, comprehensive general lighting rig. Specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Additional features: Upright piano may be available by arrangement.
Access: Space is accessed by two full flights of stairs up from street.

C hill street (micro)

Summary: up to 25 capacity, flexible format 18th century style room found space with central table
Flexible flat floor found space 18th century style room with central table suitable for site-specific, immersive, and installation performance.
Room size: 4m W x 6.3m L. Stage area: flexible flat floor. Seating: flexible. Headroom 2.15m to lowest point of ceiling.
Dark blue wallpaper panels bordered in dark wood and dark blue carpet. Dark wooden central table. Flexible space suitable for audience seated around the side, seated at table or standing.
Technical facilities: Basic working light, no sound system unless by arrangement.
Access: Space is accessed by two full flights of stairs up from street. Single width door to space.

C hill street (cellars)

Summary: up to 30 capacity, flexible found space cellars
Flexible semi-flat floor found space cellars suitable for site-specific, immersive, installation and promenade performance.
Stage area: flexible flat floor. Seating: variable. Brick walls, stone floors, low ceilings, dirty and uneven surfaces.
Technical facilities: Basic working light, no sound system unless by arrangement.
Access: six steps down from street. Single width door.

C south (main theatre)

Summary: up to 110 seats, end-on open stage with black box auditorium
Large open end-on theatre with full black box. Raked auditorium, upholstered seating. Large stage area with wings. High-ceilinged space which can be equipped for aerial performance. Our largest stage with a smaller seating capacity. May be a more cost-effective option for a larger performance space than our other theatres for companies with a restricted budget. Especially suited for musical theatre and mid-to- large scale theatre, physical theatre, circus theatre, dance, music and children’s shows.
Auditorium: 9m W x 5.4m D. Seating: upholstered, raked on rostra.
Stage: 4.5m D, extendible to 5.5m D or 6m D by removing front rows. Flat floor black vinyl dancefloor stage. Headroom to grid approx 5.3m (downstage) to 5m (upstage), headroom to roof beams approx 5.1m (downstage) to 4.8m (upstage).
Lighting: 18 ways of control, computer lighting desk, some LED lights, comprehensive general lighting rig. Specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Rigging: points for aerial work available by arrangement.
Additional features: Upright piano may be available by arrangement.
Access: level access to space.

C south (main theatre) ground plan
C south (main theatre) lighting plan

C south (church)

Summary: up to 300 seats, end-on format Church space (natural daylight, no blackout)
Very large church performance space with natural daylight, no blackout, stone walls, high ceiling. End-on format with seating on pews. Especially suited for music, concerts and choral performance and some site-specific theatre. Seating ranges from 200 with full sightlines to 300 with some restricted sightlines.
Stage area: flexible, flat floor. Seating: fixed wooden pews, flat floor.
Technical facilities: lighting/sound by arrangement.
Additional features: Grand piano may be available by arrangement.
Access: level access to space (accessible toilet reached via external level route).

C south (church) ground plan

C south (studio)

Summary: up to 40-50 seats approx, flexible format black box studio
Flexible format black box flat floor studio seating up to 40-50 approx, with various layouts including end-on, thrust, traverse, long traverse (catwalk), in-the-round, cabaret, seating on floor and standing. Especially suitable for solo shows, small cast pieces, small-scale theatre, spoken word, comedy, music and cabaret performances.
Room size: 8m x 4.5m.
Seating: Variable.
Stage: Flexible, flat floor (typically 3.6m W x 3.2m D with approx 32 seats, or 3,6m W x 2.4m D with approx 39 seats). Headroom to lowest point of ceiling approx 2.4m, apex of ceiling taller. No wing space/masking unless provided by temporary flats in show set. All dimensions approximate.
Lighting: Basic lighting rig to illuminate the stage area, manual lighting desk, some LED colour-changing units. Smoke machine/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Basic studio theatre sound system with input for playback device, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Storage: Limited shared storage space by arrangement.
Access: space is accessed by two half flights of stairs up from ground level (approx 1m wide), through single door (approx 0.9m wide).

C south (tent)

Summary: up to 40 seats, variable format black box tent space (some noise bleed, near-blackout)
Stage area: flexible flat floor. Seating: variable.
Lighting: basic stage lighting.
Sound: Basic studio theatre sound system with input for playback device, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
Storage: Limited shared storage space by arrangement.
Access: Level access.

C south (tent studio) plan

C south (gardens/terrace)

Extensive gardens, lawns and terrace, with various possible performance areas
Technical facilities by arrangement. Mostly level access with some ramps.

C nova (studio 0)

Summary: up to 50-60 seats (or 80-100 standing), flexible dark grey space with pillars
Space: 5–5.5m W (variable widths) x 12m L approx, choice of layouts on flat floor (open space, no masking unless by arrangement).
Seating/Stage: 60 hard plastic non-matching chairs, wooden floorboards over whole room, headroom 2m to lanterns, 2.4m to ceiling.
Lighting: 6 ways of control (can be increased by arrangement), manual lighting desk, basic general lighting rig; specials by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.

C nova (studio 0) ground plan
C nova (studio 0) lighting plan

C nova (studio 1)

Summary: up to 56 seats (standard arrangement 50), thrust stage with black box auditorium
Auditorium: provisionally 7m W x 5m D. Seating: upholstered, one to three rows deep on three sides, raked on rostra.
Stage: provisionally 4m W x 4m D, black dancefloor, headroom provisionally 2.2m to lanterns, 3.1m to ceiling beams, 3.25m to ceiling.
Lighting: 18 ways of control, manual/memory lighting desk, comprehensive general lighting rig; specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
By arrangement, stage may be reduced to 3.2m D and capacity increased to 58.

C nova (studio 1) ground plan
C nova (studio 1) lighting plan

C nova (studio 2)

Summary: up to 57 seats, corner stage stage with black box auditorium
Auditorium: provisionally 5.8m W x 6.5m D. Seating: upholstered, three to four rows deep, raked on rostra.
Stage: provisionally 4.2m W x 3.2m D, black dancefloor, headroom provisionally 3.3m to lanterns, 4.1m to ceiling.
Lighting: 18 ways of control, manual/memory lighting desk, comprehensive general lighting rig; specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
By arrangement, stage may be increased to 4m D with capacity 49.

C nova (studio 2) ground plan
C nova (studio 2) lighting plan

C nova (studio 3)

Summary: up to 60 seats, open end-on stage with black box auditorium
Auditorium: provisionally 4.8m W x 9.5m L. Seating: upholstered, five to seven rows deep, raked on rostra.
Stage: provisionally 4.8m W x 3.4m D, black dancefloor, headroom provisionally 3.3m to lanterns, 4.1m to ceiling.
Lighting: 18 ways of control, manual/memory lighting desk, comprehensive general lighting rig; specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
By arrangement, stage may be increased to 4.2m D with capacity 51, or to 5m D with capacity 42.

C nova (studio 3) ground plan
C nova (studio 3) lighting plan

C nova (studio 5 / cabaret room)

Summary: up to 53 seats (up to 52 cabaret), corner stage format with black box auditorium (theatre or cabaret formats)
Auditorium: 7.1m W x 5.7m D Seating: upholstered, three to four rows deep on two sides, raked on rostra. Rear red drape available
Stage: provisionally 3.8m W x 3.3m D, black dancefloor. Headroom provisionally 3.2m to lanterns, 3.6m to grid, 4.05m to ceiling.
Lighting: 18 ways of control, manual/memory lighting desk, comprehensive general lighting rig; specials/extras by arrangement.
Sound: Theatre sound system with CD player, corded microphone and stand, mixer, amp, speakers. Extras by arrangement.
By arrangement, stage may be increased to 4.1m W with capacity reduction of 8, and/or to 3.8m D with capacity reduction of 7.

C nova (studio 5) ground plan
C nova (studio 5) lighting plan

C nova (flexible spaces)

Flexible black, grey and white box spaces, with capacities of up to 60. Seating on upholstered chairs, hard chairs, on the floor or standing
Lighting/sound by arrangement - can be BYO (bring your own), 'low-tech' (basic lighting and sound), or full spec theatre lighting/sound

C nova (studios 6abc) ground plan
C nova (studios 6abc) lighting plan
C nova (studio 6d) ground plan
C nova (studio 6d) lighting plan
C nova (studio 6e) ground plan
C nova (studio 6e) lighting plan
C nova (studio 6f) ground plan
C nova (studio 6f) lighting plan

C nova (installation spaces)

A selection of empty rooms with capacities of up to 60 in which you can construct your own installation set to remain in situ all Festival

C nova (studio 7ab) ground plan
C nova (studio 7c) ground plan
C nova (studio 7d) ground plan
C nova (studio 7e) ground plan
C nova (studio 7f) ground plan

C nova (studio 4 / cinema)

A room with sofas and digital projection, normally used to show our film programme. May be used for film showings or performances.

C nova (found spaces)

A selection of atmospheric Victorian rooms with capacities of up to 60. Furniture/lighting/sound can be BYO, low-tech or full spec.

C nova (studio 7ab) ground plan
C nova (studio 7c) ground plan
C nova (studio 7d) ground plan
C nova (studio 7e) ground plan
C nova (studio 7f) ground plan

C nova (dining room)

Intimate space with capacity up to 30. Kitchenette can be used for shows incorporating food. Furniture/lighting/sound by arrangement.

C nova (studio 7f) ground plan

C nova (tower)

Two very intimate atmospheric spaces (capacity 15 on the middle floor, 4 on the top floor). Furniture/lighting/sound by arrangement.

C soco at ibis (festival tent)

Summary: up to 40-60 audience, cabaret format open-sided tent (outdoors, some noise bleed, natural daylight, no blackout)
Stage area: variable. Seating: cabaret, some standing. Technical facilities: basic stage lighting, basic sound system. Café-bar adjacent. Lift access.

C soco at ibis plan

C soco at ibis (ibis bar)

Summary: up to 40-60 audience, cabaret format open bar area (some noise bleed, natural daylight, no blackout)
Stage area: variable. Seating: cabaret, some standing. Technical facilities: basic stage lighting, basic sound system. Café-bar adjacent. Lift access.

C soco at ibis plan

C offsite

If you find your own site-specific performance space we can still include your show in our programme.
We may also be able to help you find site-specific spaces around Edinburgh.

Please note... Details may change as we continue to refine our spaces and venues and all dimensions are approximate.