The Ridgeway is situated on the first floor of the venue with loading through the venue main entrance. A lift is available to the entrance of the room, there is no loading bay.
There are two small dressing rooms situated stage left (approx. 2-3 person). Both with sinks, WC and well-lit make up mirrors. Additional dress room space can be made available in The Challow (approx. 10-15 person), with full length mirrors. Direct access to the stage wings.
There is a pay-and-display car park adjacent to the venue. There is no charge for parking on Sunday.
4X 32A and 4X 16A supplies are available to incoming companies, located equally USL and USR.
Additional 12X 1Mx2M Metrodeck with a variety of stage legs. Please contact the technician for additional staging.
Zero88 FLX w/Touchscreen Monitor
Fresnels and PCs
8X Strand Cantata F 1200w
12X Selecon Acclaim 650W
12X ETC Source 4 Par
12X Source 4JNR 25-50
4X Strand Brio 600w 18/30
4X Strand Brio 600W 25/50
LED & Misc
4X Martin Rush MH-6 Wash
4X Martin Rush MH-5 Profile
4X Selecon PLCYC-1 LED Cyc
4X LEDJ Q-Color RGBW
4X Showtec Sunstrip Active
1X Le-Maitre MVS Hazer
4X Doughty Tank-Trap W/7ft scaff pole.
8X 15A 2-way couplers
Various 15A extensions cables
FOH consists of 2X QSC K10, 2X QSC KSub and 2X QSC K12 (flown on LX4).
Alternative FOH is available for larger events.
1X Behringer X32 Compact
1X Numark CD Player (MP3 and USB compatible)
Induction loop (hearing loop) available in the main auditorium
1X Behringer s16 Stage box (stage right).
Additional stage boxes available upon request.
6X QSC K10
4X Shure Beta58
4X Shure SM58
2X Sennheiser E906
2X Shure SM57
2X Rode M3
AKG Rhythm Drum Mic Pack
3X Sennheiser E604
4X Klark-Teknik DN100
2X Samson Dual DI
Various K&M Short and Tall Microphone Boom Stands
2X Sennheiser EW300 w/Lav
2X Sennheiser EW300 w/Handheld
*Sennheiser EW100 8-Way Rack W/Headband or Lav
All wireless microphones set to Channel 38 in Sennheiser Band GB.
Wireless conference microphones
The Beacon has a sophisticated wireless conference system available at an additional cost. This includes up to 20 delegate microphones and 2 chairman microphones.
1X Beyerdynamic Quinta CU
20X Beyerdynamic Quinta MU 21
2X Beyerdynamic Quinta MU 23
*Additional hire charges apply.
The Beacon has a number of projectors, screens and laptops available. Cat5 to VGA/HMDI is available in the Ridgeway. Please contact the venue technician to discuss your requirements.
1X 120” Motorised Projector Screen (on backdrop bar)
1X BENQ MW820ST Projector (on LX 6)
1X 16’X9’ Fast-fold Screen (Rear projection)
1X Canon XEED WUX5000 Projector
Small tripod screen and projector