Pegg Theatre

Pegg Theatre
University of Bristol Students' Union
BS8 1LN Tel: 01173318663
E-mail: [email protected]
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Total Capacity:

Theatre-style seated: 80

Audience Capacity:


Suitable for:

  • Dance
  • Performance with an Audience
  • Rehearsal

Opening Hours

09.00 - 23.00

Booking Info

Costs & Terms of Hire:

Please email: [email protected] for availability and rates

Contact Name:

Bristol SU Events Team

Email Address:

[email protected]

Telephone Number:



The Pegg Theatre is a highly adaptable black-box theatre space named after Simon Pegg, one of
our alumni. Extremely versatile it can host a wide variety of performances, from traditional setups to theatre in the round.

As well as shows the studio is perfect for rehearsals and as an extra breakout space for conferences
in the Anson Rooms or Winston Theatre.


  • Accessible Entrance:Yes
  • Accessible Toilet: Yes
  • Induction Loop Available: No/Unknown
  • Blue Badge Parking Available: No/Unknown

For more detailed building accessibility information, visit this venue on the DisabledGo website (opens in a new window).

More Accessibility Information:

The Richmond Building that houses the Pegg Studio Theatre is fully accessible. We have disabled and gender-neutral toilets on-site.

Parking Details:

There is no on-site parking for guests, however there is paid on-street parking available. The nearest multi-storey car park is the West End car park, just off Clifton Triangle (
For load-in clients have access to our tour bus parking area and loading bay.



  • Height: 3m
  • Width: 10m
  • Length: 12m

Technical Info

Floor Description:

Wooden tiles (Not sprung)

Physical description:

Black-box studio space

Power Supply:

1x Zero88 Chilli 12 channel Dimmer Rack with 10A MCBs and RCD
10x 13A 3 pin sockets located at low level around the perimeter of the room
24x High Level 15A paired sockets (In every corner of LX grid)
8x High Level 13A sockets (In every corner of the LX grid)

Power and Lighting Details:

  • 1 24-48 Zero88 Jester incl. PSU
  • 8 Par64 long nose lanterns incl. gel frames, clamps and safety bonds
  • 8 Selecon Acclaim 650w Fresnels incl. gel frames, clamps, barn doors, and safety bonds
  • 3 Selecon Acclaim Profiles 18/34 incl. gel frames, clamps, and safety bonds
  • 4 Chauvet SlimPAR Pros
  • 4 High Level DMX patch points (One in each corner of LX grid)
  • 2x DMX in patch points at low level
  • 2x DMX out patch points at low level

Sound Equipment:

2x QSC amplifiers (Controlled via a patch into a separate comms room)

Allen and Heath Qu16 incl. 13A IEC, 3.5mm jack cable, and lamp

4x ‘The Box’ PA speakers, with Speakon patch points at high level (in each corner of LX grid),  clamps and safety bonds

8x paired XLR patch points at low level

Rigging Information:

1x fixed LX Grid 6m x 6m (SWL 600kg)

16x Prolite 2m x 1m Litedeck

5x Prolite 2m Handrails

24x 300mm legs for decking

Blackout Details:

The space is covered 360 degrees with black curtains on tracking. All windows also have blinds.