Sweet Grassmarket 3

This flexible venue is formed within a conference room at Apex Grassmarket Hotel.

The room is approximately square with one entrance for audience and load in. There is a full dressing room and storage facilities adjacent to the performance space. This venue has full disabled access for audience and performers. 

Audience seating is flexible, as is staging. The stage is floor level, the room is fully draped, with two alcove back stage areas, allowing various options dependent on staging needs. Please discuss with us in advance. The room is equipped with our standard adaptable sound and lighting systems. 

Other sound, lighting and audio visual equipment can be obtained for you - please contact the production team in advance.  

  • Room Depth: 5.1m approx

  • Room Width: 5.2m approx

  • Room Height: 2.5m

  • Stage Depth: Variable

  • Stage Width: Variable

  • Seating Capacity: 24

Sound Equipment:

Full range speakers will be pole or tripod mounted on either side of the stage. Standard input options include two microphones and digital player inputs. 


Due to power limitations, the lighting system should only be used to output a maximum of 3,000 watts at any time. Power for lighting is from a 13amp supply shared with sound and on-stage power. 

8 channels of dimming (maximum 1kw per channel) with a manual 2-preset control desk. A typical lighting setup would include: 4 x 50watt Par16 birdies for footlights, 4 x 500watt fresnels, and 2 x 300watt Par56 parcans.

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We welcome applications from all genres, and are particularly interested in work that falls into theatre – be that physical theatre & dance, children’s theatre, spoken word, musicals, new-writing or community work.