Alliance Francaise Basement Room

Type of space: Multi-use Space, Music Performance Venue, Music Rehearsal Space, Rehearsal Space, Performance venue, Cinema

    The BASEMENT (Old Kitchen) (capacity up to 60 for cocktails, 50 for conferences/concerts and 30 for dining);

    (equipment includes: video projector/big screen/Internet/Yamaha upright Piano/basic PA system).

    Our basement room is the old original kitchen of the Mansion. Many of its original features have been kept, giving the room an ecclectic charm of old and new with a mix of old wallpapers, bluestone flooring, brick and stone walls as well as a modern ceiling, lighting and cinema screen.

    The acoustic of the room is excellent and is a popular venue among musicians who have played there in the past.

    It is available for hiring for band rehearsals, CD launches, concerts, film screenings (DVD or USB compatible), photo shoots, meetings etc...

    Pricing Terms

    From $88 (GST inc.)/hour for weekday full day hire & $120 (GST inc)/hour for Saturday hire. Rates are negotiable depending on length of hire and type of project. Hire is only available during our opening hours, however in some instances hire may be possible outside our opening hours (extra charge to cover a security guard will apply in this case)

    Opening hours:

    Mon-Fri: 9am to 7pm

    Sat: 9am to 6pm

    Lease Conditions

    Space can be hired per hour (min. 2-hour hire) or for the half or full day.

    Parking Notes

    Limited parking spaces available depending on the time of the day.

    This space is suitable for DanceExhibitionsFilmMeetingsMusic / SoundPerformancePhotographyProject SpaceSingingSpoken WordWorkshopsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 55.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Standard (up to 3m)
    • Max. Capacity 60
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Public transport

    • Suitable emergency exits

    For performers
    • Suitable lighting

    • Suitable telephone/communication