a performance space
- must be free or very cheap.
- must generate interest and be useful in marketing the festival.
- must be accessible via public transport.
- needs to be dark for all or half the night.
- needs to be quiet though some external noise is OK.
- must allow performances until late (midnight).
- must be accessible by mid-afternoon each day.
- must allow the basic setup to be in place overnight.
- must be acoustically, visually interesting as patrons may attend an event just to see the space.
- must be secure for gear overnight.
- must have fast internet connection available.
- must have bathrooms.
- needs a place for a bar.