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North Wall Theatre




Managing body

Venue manager

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, OX2 7JN


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North Wall Trust/ St Edward's School

Clive Stevenson


The theatre has a rig of internally wired bars overhead and at gallery level, and fixed bars at stalls level. A permanently rigged hemp set and tab track may be used to fly tabs.

Control is by an ETC Ion with 2x10 fader wing.

The large lantern stock is shared with the studio contains a variety of generic and LED fixtures.  Please see the tech spec for the full equipment inventory.


Mixing is made possible by an Allen & Heath Qu32 desk. Qlab 4 and Logic Prox X are run from a Mac Mini with a Yamaha SPX-2000 Processors. The main PA may be supplemented with additional speakers. A small number of radio and wired microphones are available. Please see the tech spec for the full equipment inventory.

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Good for:

  • Designers with some experience

  • Production companies looking for experience in a professional venue


End on stage measures 7.2x4.5m. The stalls are not raked, but there is some seating on balconies on two sides. Other staging configurations may be used for an extra charge. The stage and auditorium area are surrounded by pillars which support the gallery level.

Two full-accessible dressing rooms equipped with showers and toilets can hold a maximum of 20 people. This is a level-access venue.

The North Wall also has a drama studio with a lightly sprung floor, lighting grid, and sound system which may be used out of St Edwards’ term time.


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