Buninyong Town Hall

Contact Name: Joe Cahir

Contact Phone Number: 5341 8241

Contact Email: joe.cahir@gmail.com

Venue Street Address: Learmonth St, Buninyong, 3357

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

Description of Venue: Built in 1886, the Town Hall was built in the Italianate style, which was popular at the time, and it combined the Town Hall, Court House and Council Chamber for the Borough of Buninyong. When restored the the colour scheme was taken from an historical photograph, and remaining colours and stencils found on the walls. These details together with original ceilings, metal ceiling roses and other original features make the hall and meeting rooms the perfect venue for a wide range of occasions.

The venue features a large hall with a stage, two smaller adjoining rooms, and a fully equipped commercial kitchen which are all available for hire privately or to community groups.

The main hall is ideal for wedding receptions, parties, dinners dances, private functions, exhibitions, markets, concerts and reunions, and the meeting rooms are suitable for smaller private functions and meetings.

The entire complex has central hydronic heating.

Ample parking is available at the front and rear of hall (disabled access at rear)

The hall is accessible by public transport via the local bus (Buninyong 10) from Ballarat

The building is on the Victorian Heritage Register, and is in the City of Ballarat's Planning Scheme for the Buninyong Heritage Precinct.

A full list of the terms and conditions can be viewed here: http://www.buninyongtownhall.com.au/images/pdf/conditions-of-hire2.pdf

Types of events which are run/held: wedding receptions, parties, dinners dances, private functions, exhibitions, markets, meetings, concerts and reunions

Distance from Melbourne: 122 km

Is the venue open to the public, when and what times? The hall is open to public when public events are being held such as exhibitions and concerts.

If the venue is available for hire, how do people hire the space? Bookings can be made via email bookings@buninyongtownhall or via the bookings form on the website com.au http://www.buninyongtownhall.com.au/bookingpage

Floor Dimensions: Main Hall: 14.8 x 9.1 metres, Supper Room: 7.4 x 6.7 metres, Committee/Meeting room: 4.6 x 4.5 metres

Seating Capacity: 100-120

Seating available on-site? 145 chairs, 7 trestles

Access: Wheelchair access is available at the rear of the hall. Other access points include front entrance for audience/guests, and side entrance for performers/concert equipment

Toilets: Toilets are inside the building and include 4 female, 2 male, 1 disabled with shower

Kitchen: Commercial kitchen including dishwasher, oven/stovetop, microwave, fridge, instant hot water, cutlery & crockery

Stage: yes, 9.1 x 3.5, stage curtain, PA, lighting, stage access to left with access to change area, shower and toilets

Technical equipment: PA, projection screen