The Arms of Sleep: Additional Information

Below is some practical information about this event. If you have any questions that aren't answered below please email

Please arrive at The Assembly House for a 9.30pm start. The box office will be open from 9.15pm and located outside the front of the building on Theatre Street. Please arrive on time as we will be unable to admit any latecomers.

What should I bring with me?
Bring a small overnight bag containing your nightwear, any essential toileteries and a small hand towel. The Voice Project with provide you with a dressing gown. 

What kind of bed will I be given?
Each audience member will be given one single bed with a mattress, sheet, duvet and pillow. Beds will be c. 1 metre apart from each other. The Voice Project have allocated the beds to keep you near, or next to those you have booked with.
If you have any queries about access please email

Toilets will be accessible all night; The Assembly House has men’s, women’s & disabled access toilets. Wash basins in the toilets will be used for brushing teeth etc. Showers will not be available.

Personal belongings
There will be a secure place for personal belonging to be stored. Please note that personal belongings are brought at your own risk.

Can I bring my phone?
To get the best Arms of Sleep experience possible we suggest you leave your phone at home.

Will I actually get to sleep?
Yes. There will be a designated ‘quiet time’ for a few hours where no performances will be taking place.

Will I need to set an alarm?
No. You will be gently woken by the choir.

What if I can’t sleep / want to leave?
There will be designated quiet areas for people to sit in if they can’t sleep. If you need to leave you will be able to.

Food & drink
Make sure to eat dinner before you come. There will be some refreshments available as part of the show, please let The Voice Project know in advance if you need either a vegan/vegetarian or wheat free option - email 

Will I be filmed/photographed while I sleep?

Age recommendation
Due to the nature of this event, we are recommending that it is for ages 18+