VENUES & HIRE


The Cultural Precinct offers a variety of well-appointed purpose built function rooms for community and commercial use. It is the perfect venue for conferences, with tiered style seating and caters for small, large, private or corporate functions – wedding receptions, parties, product launches or meetings. A range of spaces are available within The Cultural Precinct.

The Civic Theatre is your ideal location for theatre productions, plenary conference sessions or award presentations. It has multiple break out spaces, the Mooki Room, Gallery, Studio Room and Meeting Room, each taking capacity of 15-20 people. 

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The Town Hall can host formal dinners of up to 250 people or a large theatre performance for 500. The Smithurst is a more intimate space great for all day workshops, training and rehearsals.

Below you will find further details on each space, including capacities, hire charges and the technical specifications of each venue. There is also a comprehensive list of items available to hire to accompany your meeting listed on our venue booking form which you can download here.

Enquiries: Phone 6740 2100
Location: 83 Chandos St, Gunnedah NSW

Community and Registered Non For Profit Organisations 

Organisations eligible for discounted community hire rates per councils Schedule of Fees & Charges are defined as follows:
• The organisation must be local to the Gunnedah Shire; it may also be a local chapter of a larger national or international organisation, and;
• Must be a not-for-profit community group or registered charity undertaking an activity that provides genuine community benefit or be a genuine charitable endeavour, or;
• Council has determined by resolution to classify the group as being eligible for the discounted community rate on a one-off or ongoing basis.

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Gunnedah Town Hall 


Built in the 1920's, the Town Hall has recently been lovingly upgraded, breathing new life into Gunnedah's Cultural Precinct. The Town Hall stands proudly as a testament to Gunnedah's architectural and civic heritage; with its period features and classic charm resonating with locals and visitors alike. Featuring a vast dance floor, air conditioning and heating, the Town Hall is an ideal venue for hosting special events, conferences, concerts, balls and civic events.

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The Smithurst Theatre 


The Smithurst Theatre is the 'little sister' of the Town Hall and regularly hosts meetings and activities for the Gunnedah community. This venue can also be hired for commercial use.

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The Civic Theatre 


The Theatre comprises a very well-equipped stage for touring and local theatrical productions. Its superb acoustics make it a popular venue for live music. Informal functions are well suited to the light contemporary space of The Civics' foyer and adjacent Mooki room. Additional meetings and meal rooms are also available within the complex to complement cinema and theatre functions.

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Mooki Room


An open canvas to host a book launch, panel discussion, presentation or live entertainment, this space is adorned with local murals to ignite conversation.

The Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Galleries 


This flexible area of the precinct can really wow your delegates or guests – walking in to a space filled with art by local residents and accessible to people of all abilities.

There is no better way to be immersed in the local culture of Gunnedah than by holding your next meeting or event in our community creative arts gallery. Various organisations have hosted round table breakfasts, lifestyle exhibitions and fashion shows, proving the flexibility of the space.

The Meeting Room


Ideal spaces for small meetings, additional break out spaces for larger conferences or business workshops. Boasting natural light and flexibility to set the space as you see fit! Access to the kitchen for the meeting rooms is simple and makes preparing your catering much easier. The Meeting Room features cooling and heating facilities as well as easy connectivity for data projector and screen. 

The Studio Room


The studio room is the perfect location for your next arts workshop, team meeting or training. Flooded with natural light and flexibility to set the space as you see fit! Access to the kitchen is simple and makes preparing your catering much easier. The studio room has an intimate outdoor courtyard, giving the space and your event more flexibility and creative flow.