Norla Dome - Mission to Seafarers

Type of space: Art Gallery, Cinema, Community Hall, Music Rehearsal Space, Performance venue, Pop-up Space, Rehearsal Space, Visual Art Studio, Music Performance Venue, Multi-use Space, Photography and Film Location, Theatre, Warehouse, Non Traditional, Retail Space, Sound Recording Studio

    This room is a feature of the heritage building. Originally designed as a gymnasium for seafarers it is now available for functions, exhibitions, product launches, theatre and music performances, filming and all manner of public events.

    Seats up to 100 people for an in-the-round performance, 75 for a comfortable sit down dinner and up to 120 people for a cocktail-style celebration.


    Pricing Terms

    20% discount offered to not-for-profit organisations and emerging artists

    Weekly and monthly rates negotiable

    Special Requirements

    Liquor Licence in place.

    Kitchen available to hire for catering

    Security required for (most) events over 100 people.

    Lease Conditions

    The Hirer shall not cause any physical or other damage to the venue or to the reputation of the MTSV.

    The Hirer is responsible for the behaviour of its patrons and contractors and must ensure that they comply with the terms and conditions of the Agreement.

    Any damaged goods or repair work will be paid for by hirer.

    External providers must hold Public Liability Insurance and any incident occurring at the event is the responsibility of the Hirer.

    A deposit of 20% of the total hire charge will be billed on confirmation of the venue hire agreement. If the booking is cancelled by hirer within 14 days of hire date this deposit will be forfeited.

    The MTSV reserves the right to charge a cleaning fee and (refundable) bond.

    Parking Notes

    Low cost parking with early bird and night parking available next door.

    This space is suitable for CircusDanceDioramasExhibitionsFashionFilmFilm LocationInstallationMeetingsMusic / SoundNew MediaOpenings/launchesPaintingPerformancePhotographyPhotoshootsProject SpacePublic art installationRetailSculptureSingingSpoken WordWorkshopsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 105.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Very High (4m +)
    • Max. Capacity 120


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Disabled parking

    • Drop-off point

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Arriving / exiting ramp

    • Flexible environment in dressing room

    • Performer disabled toilet

    • Performer ramps

    • Reachable door handles

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits