Brown Hill Community Hall

Contact Name: Commitee

Contact Phone Number: PLEASE EMAIL ENQUIRIES

Contact Email: hall@brownhill.vic.au

Venue Street Address: Humphray St, Ballarat, 3350

Is the venue able to be booked by the public? Yes

Description of Venue: The Brown Hill Hall was officially opened on the 2nd December 1966 by the then Mayor of Ballarat CR. L. Kennedy, and remains a venue well utilised by the local community.

Regular users of the hall include the Wendouree Old Time Dancers, Parents without Partners, Country Womens Association, NuLine Dance, Taekwondo, Senior Citizens and Heart Health exercise classes. The hall is also suitable for private functions such as birthday parties, weddings, anniversaries, reunions, meetings and dances.

The venue features a large function hall with ceiling fans and electric wall heaters, and two meeting rooms which can be converted to one large meeting room by opening the concertina doors. The larger meeting room has wall heating and cooling and ceiling fans, and the small meeting room is carpeted with wall heating and cooling.

The well appointed kitchen includes 2 x pie warmers, a microwave, urn, stove/oven, fridge, crockery and cutlery, cooking pots, ample bench space and a servery window to both meeting rooms.

The hall is situated on the Brown Hill Reserve which also has a gazebo and children's playground making the hall ideal for family events.

There is ample off road parking as well as street parking.

Types of events which are run/held: Regular users of the hall include the Wendouree Old Time Dancers, Parents without Partners, Country Womens Association, NuLine Dance, Taekwondo, Senior Citizens and Heart Health exercise classes. The hall is also suitable for private functions such as birthday parties, weddings, anniversaries, reunions, meetings and dances.

Distance from Melbourne: 114 km

Is the venue open to the public, when and what times? The hall is open to the public when a public event is being held.

The public are also welsome to become members of the various groups which use the hall:
-Country Womens Association meet the 2nd Wednesday of the month : 10am craft, 1pm meeting
-Wendouree Old Time Dancers meet every Monday & have a dance on the 4th Sunday of the month
-Parents without Partners have a dance every 2nd Saturday of the month
-NuLine dance Tuesday night
-Taekwondo classes Tuesday and Thursday 6.30-8pm
-Senior Citizens meet Monday afternoon
-Heart Health exercise day Tuesday

If the venue is available for hire, how do people hire the space? Call Reece: 04 558 623 79

Floor Dimensions: Main Hall: 18.3 x 18.2 metres ; Meeting Room 114.3 x 6.1 metres ; : Meeting Room 2: 6.7 x 5 metres

Seating Capacity: Hall: 200 ; Meeting Room 1: 50 ; Meeting Room 2: 15

Seating available on-site? Main hall: bench seats around perimeter of hall, 21 trestles, 150 seats,

Access: Wheelchair access is available at the front and side entrance. Other access points include a back entrance and side entrance.

Toilets: Toilets are Inside the building: 3 ladies, 2 mens, 1 disabled

Kitchen: The well appointed kitchen includes 2 x pie warmer, microwave, urn, stove/oven, fridge, crockery cutlery, cooking pots, ample bench space and servery window

Stage: The stage measures 6.1 x 2.8 metres and has two sides entrances

Technical equipment: No

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