Gorman Main Hall

Heritage venue in Canberra for hire.
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Gorman Arts Centre’s historic 1920s Main Hall, flanked by courtyards with magnificent heritage-listed Hawthorn trees, offers a family-friendly venue ideal for cocktail functions, conferences, exhibitions, launches, trade shows and performances.


2024 Rates

Full Hourly Rate: $125.00 (inc. GST)
Full Daily Rate: $875.00 (inc. GST)

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

Venue Specifications

  • Dimensions: 12m x 9.3m
  • Capacity: 80 people seated lecture style, 90 people standing
  • Occupancy Loading: 97 people
  • Standard Inclusions: 64 padded chairs, 4 flip-top tables and 1 whiteboard
  • Features: kitchenette with sink, dishwasher, microwave and fridge
  • Floor: 110 square metres, polished recycled timber floors. Suitable for barefoot or soft shoe dancing only. No heels or taps.
  • Power: 240V power is available throughout the hall
  • Lighting: large pendant and LED lights.
  • Sound: The hall has a surround sound system and 8-channel mixer
  • Heating / Cooling: reverse cycle air conditioners, ducted heating and ceiling fans