An tSeaneaglais (The Glassworks)


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 decade 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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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


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)

240v single phase
63A 3-phase

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



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).