An tSeaneaglais (The Glassworks)


33A Great James Street, Derry, BT48 7DF

An tSeaneaglais (The Glassworks) is a former 19th Century Georgian Church building. The performance space boasts natural church acoustics and period charm. Large stained glass windows, iron pillars and original floorboards and seating pews all add to the character of this heritage space. The venue is also equipped with a comprehensive in-house PA system.

Food and drink can be served inside this room.

This room was established as an exciting and integral music venue during Derry’s City of Culture year in 2013. It has featured prominently in the international media as a venue for RTÉ’s Other Voices series in 2013/2014.

In the past three years it has played host to internationally renowned artists and performers, such as: The Gloaming; Public Service Broadcasting; Foy Vance; George Ezra; Liam Ó Maonlaí (Hot House Flowers); Marina & the Diamonds; Neil Hannon; Damien Dempsey; East India Youth; Little Matador; SOAK.


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Technical Specifications

General Details

Stage Door Access Access via doors at left rear stairwell
Stage Dimensions 24ft x 8ft (7.3m x 2.4m) (flexible)

Height stage to ceiling: 10m


Staging system

9 x Litespace Space Deck 8×4 Standard

2 x Lightspace adjustable steps

Capacity Total x 490 people: ground floor x 220, main floor x 270

The venue currently has limited DDA access (please enquire).

Tables & Seating 30 cabaret tables (a mixture of square and circle top)
Power 240v single phase

63A 3-phase

Heating & Air-conditioning Temporary oil-fired blow heaters.

N.B. Various lecterns, tables, Music stands and stage seating available upon request. Please note that the below equipment does not come as standard but can be provided at a cost (POA) and is subject to availability.

Audio Equipment Details

F.O.H. Audio Console /

Mixing Desk

MIDAS M32 Console
Additional Audio consoles (F.O.H. / Monitors) Yamaha LS9-16

Dynacord Powermate 1000

F.O.H. Rack/units Cd players, etc.
Signal Processing / EQ / Pre Amp / Dynamics Lake LM26 Processor
Audio Recording / Playback Cd players, etc.
Wireless System 1x Trantec Wireless S5.3 Series (handheld)
Microphones & DIs 1 x Audix D6

1 x Audix i5

2 x Audix D2

1 x Audix D4

5 x Shure SM58

5 x Shure SM57

5 x BSS AR-133

Speakers – Main PA (ground-stacked) 8 x Outline Butterfly CDH 483

4 x Outline T218 Subwoofer

6 x Outline T9 Amplifier

Monitors 4 x Turbosound TFM450 Monitor

4 x Yamaha T5N Amplifer

2 x BSS Minidrive Processor

Speakers – Balcony/Fills 4 x Turbosound TQ-308
Multi-core & Returns 32 channel Multi

12 channel Returns

Lighting Systems & Equipment Details

Lanterns (Stage) 8 x Fireball Par64 Quad

Festoon lighting (with dimmer) is installed around the balcony ledge and can be fitted with white or coloured bulbs.

Effects Martin Magnum 2500 Hazer


Car Park Access Times Mon – Fri: 07:30 – 18:00

Sat: 09:00 – 16:00

Sun: Closed

N.B. Outside of these times may incur extra costs. Limited car park spaces are on offer and may be reserved through prior arrangement with management

Loading The venue currently has limited loading facilities (please enquire).