Cellar Bar space is a recently refurbished space, located under the
main Argyle bar that has become popular since hosting a Fosters
Comedy Award Nominated show in 2014, a show which returned here
the following year.
Located down a staircase from the street and main bar, it is suited and aimed at stand-up comedy
performance, cabaret or theatre - however it is also suited
spoken word and
other genres as well.
The venue is a few minutes from the Meadows Underbelly Circus
Venue which brings big crowds to the area, and it is also close
to Summerhall. Across the
other side of the meadows is the main Teviot and Southside
venues, meaning you are not very far from the main Fringe
The bar is heavily promoted local by it's staff and retains a
community feel, attracting a lot of
Stage - 6ft
x 3ft, On the Flay. Wing space to stage left.
Seating - Capacity
is 80, 60 seated, arranged facing and to the side of the stage,
with sight lights around two structural columns.
Lighting - 2xLED
Par cans to Flood light the stage. Colour washes and
dimming/programming is possible Additional Lighting can be
supplied by companies and fixed as required to small lighting
Sound - The
room is supplied with a 4 channel mixer, plus a connector cable
for MP3 players, 2xMicrophones
and 2xmic stands. Any additional sound equipment can be supplied
by performing companies and stored at the venue.
Audio Visual - No
AV equipment is available, but the room can be used with screens
and projectors supplied by the performance group.
Storage - There
is a small storage area at the venue for props and equipment.
This is in a shared storage area in the cellar (shared with other groups) or in the
performance area in an unlocked bar area.
Bar - There
is a bar to the rear of the room.