Brunswick Mechanics Institute Studio 1

Type of space: Community Hall, Dance Studio, Multi-use Space, Music Performance Venue, Music Rehearsal Space, Performance venue, Photography Studio, Theatre, Rehearsal Space, Residency

    As of 22 July 2020, Brunswick Mechanics has temporarily closed to the public in response to COVID-19. Mechanics will remain closed until further notice.


    Studio 1 is a large bright room with hardwood floors, white walls, high ceilings and 4 large windows. There are also two doorways that provide access to the foyer of the building which can be set up as a bar or used as a waiting room.

    It is suitable for creative developments and showings, rehearsals, workshops and classes, meetings, small functions, auditions and parties. 

    Equipment: Some lighting, sound and AV equipment available to hirers

    Facilities: Tables, chairs, shared kitchen facilities, WiFi, whiteboards, heating/cooling, bar facilities such as an industrial bar fridge, 2.5m long custom-made bar and POS facilities. 

    Please note: Brunswick Mechanics Institute will close for a holiday break from 19 Dec - 6 Jan. Online enquiries will not be responded to during this time. 

    Pricing Terms

    All prices are indicative only of a non-public presentation and may vary depending on your requirements.

    Lease Conditions

    The Studio is available from a 2 hour hire (minimum) up to multiple weeks of exclusive use. Get in touch to discuss your needs.

    Parking Notes

    Many 2-4 hour on street free parking spaces available within a few minutes walk from the venue.

    This space is suitable for Arts and CraftCircusDanceFashionFilmFilm LocationInstallationMeetingsMusic / SoundOpenings/launchesPerformancePhotographyPhotoshootsPodcastsSingingSpoken WordWorkshopsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 63.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Very High (4m +)
    • Max. Capacity 80
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Close seating

    • Disabled parking

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Public transport

    • Seating for vision impaired

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Accessible stage door

    • Arriving / exiting ramp

    • Flexible environment in dressing room

    • Performer disabled toilet

    • Performer ramps

    • Ramps on/off stage

    • Reachable door handles

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Suitable signage

    • Suitable telephone/communication