Lindley Hall opening ceremony July 22nd 1904

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The Lindley Hall's beautiful period features are complemented by modern facilities, professional services and a comprehensive array of advanced audio-visual systems.

Venue specifications

Main hall: 36 m × 22 m 
Annex: 13.4 m × 6.3 m 
Gallery: 16 m × 4.5 m 
Gross space: 875 sq m 
Ceiling height: 14.75 m at highest point 
Floor weight loading capacity: 1 tonne per sq m or 22 lb per sq ft 
Floor composition: Wood parquet 
Decibel limit: 95 db

Venue capacities

Cabaret – 280 with stage

Theatre – 480

Dinner – 450 (with small stage & dance floor in North Annexe) or 480 with hired in 6ft round tables

Standing Reception – 700

Examination – 457 with walkway

Exhibition – 71 stands with a shell scheme (2m x 2m)

Fashion Show – 500

Wine tasting – 100 trestle tables

In-house audio-visual systems

The Lindley Hall has two sound systems:

  • A tannoy system designed to handle requirements such as general announcements to exhibitions or shows and/or background music.
  • A PA system, which is available for hire. This is suitable for high quality speech and music and can be supplemented with additional equipment, as necessary.

The Lindley Hall is fitted with a variety of lighting systems, including pin spots and MAC 250 wash fixtures, as well as sweeping lights, random motion and fixed position. The white pin spot lights can be angled in any direction, primarily to light individual banqueting tables. Eight intelligent lighting fixtures provide colour washing to allow lighting of the arches, ceiling panels or floor areas. Two of the lighting fixtures provide flexibility for use of gobos to display patterns or logos.