Brunswick Mechanics Institute Theatre
Type of space: Cinema, Community Hall, Dance Studio, Multi-use Space, Music Performance Venue, Music Rehearsal Space, Performance venue, Rehearsal Space, Residency, Theatre
Brunswick Mechanics has temporarily closed to the public in response to COVID-19. We will not be taking venue hire bookings before May 2020.
If you would like to enquire about a booking for later in the year, please enquire through this page. Please note we will continue to monitor the situation at the advice of authorities and re-open when it’s declared safe. This update was posted on March 30.
The Brunswick Mechanics Institute Theatre is a classic blackbox with a 112-seat retractable tiered seating bank. The space is fully equipped with a suite of lighting, sound and some AV equipment.
Live performance (theatre, contemporary dance, music)
Screenings and cinema events
Creative developments and showings
Stage Dimensions (when seating is extended): 9.2m (l) x 8.4m (w)
The seating can be retracted creating a blackbox with dimensions 15.9m (l) x 8.4m (w)
Equipment: A full suite of lighting, sound, limited AV equipment and rostra available to hirers. Conditions may apply in some cases
Facilities: Tables, chairs, shared kitchen facilities, dressing room and backstage storage space, WiFi, wheelchair accessible, heating/cooling. The theatre has thick wool black curtains running the perimeter of the room.
All prices are indicative of non-public use of the theatre (i.e. residency, rehearsal or photoshoot). Prices may vary for public events such as performances or music events.
Please get in touch to discuss available dates. The space is available from 2 hours to exclusive use over multiple weeks.
Many 2-4 hour on-street free parking spaces available within a few minutes walk from the venue.