Hall Bookings

The Warrandyte Mechanics Institute Hall is available to the community to book for social events, arts-related activities and stage productions, subject to availability.

Bookings are handled by the hall caretaker, Fia Clendinnen. Interested parties can complete the form shown right to apply for a hall booking. For further details and clarification, please contact Fia by phone on 0427 952 129.

Booking fees

Please find below the fee schedule for booking the Warrandyte Mechanics Hall. Please note that all payments made includes a 50% non-refundable deposit.

Casual Hall Hire: $45/hour
(1 hour minimum Monday to Friday and 2 hour minimum on weekends)

Regular Hall Hire (>10 bookings a year): $28/hour
(Classes and groups - bookings are in 1 hour blocks)

Hall Hire for Function/Event: $275
(6 hour booking plus setup time)

Bond: $200
Casual Hall Hires must also pay a refundable bond of $200. This must be paid at the time of booking and will be returned within 7 days after event.

The terms and conditions of hire can be viewed here.

Hall availability

Availability of the hall for booking can be checked by contacting the hall caretaker on 0427 952 129.

Notes about booking the hall

Use of the hall’s AV equipment (e.g. microphones, speakers, lighting) is only permitted if the hall’s technician is in attendance at all times — please ask the caretaker for more information and prices.

Access to back stage area behind the main stage curtains is not permitted without the explicit approval of the hall caretaker.

Hall Booking Enquiry


[Please note: maximum capacity is 100 (seated)
and 80 (for parties/dances)]