Ainslie Main Hall

Ainslie Main Hall
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The Ainslie Main Hall, our largest performance venue, is ideal for family-friendly events and community gatherings. The space accommodates 140 guests and features a green room and a dressing area. The hall caters to music performances, conferences, large events, lectures, weddings and meetings.


2024 Rates

Full Hourly Rate: $135.00 (inc. GST)
Full Daily Rate: $945.00 (inc. GST)

Discounted rates available for art centre residents, not-for-profit and arts organisations

Venue Specifications

  • Dimensions: 10.7m x 22.5m
  • Capacity: 140 seated lecture style
  • Occupancy Loading: 232
  • Standard Inclusions: 4m x 7m stage, 60 padded chairs, 2 flip top tables
  • Features: modular stage, artist green room and dressing room
  • Floor: restored and polished original timber floorboards
  • Sound: The hall has excellent acoustics for live performance. Sound equipment includes 16-channel sound system, 2 powered speakers (flown), 2 subwoofers, 4 fold-back speakers and a range of microphones. Please discuss extra requirements with Arts Capital staff.
  • Lighting: ETC Smartfade ML lighting desk with a range of incandescent and LED fixtures. Specific technical information available on request.
  • Heating / Cooling: Ceiling fans and wall radiators – please note that there is no air conditioning.
  • Access: loading doors and driveway access at the rear of the space
  • Other: The Ainslie Main Hall is available for hire in conjunction with other spaces at Ainslie Arts Centre (i.e. Ainslie Function Room).