Twyford Hall

Hall Features

  • Seats up to 190 (concert-style) or 75 (cabaret-style)
  • COVID 19 UPDATE
    Federal Government and NSW Health Department COVID-19 restrictions mean that all venues at the Twyford are now CLOSED to hirers with effect from 23 March until at least midnight on 16 June 2020. Construction work on the new theatre will continue, as it is currently designated as ‘essential’ and thus exempt from the venue closure rules. increased hygiene and social distancing rules continue to apply to all.
  • Flat wooden floor hall 18.8m long x 8.25m wide
  • Electric bar heating (switches in box office)
  • Ceiling fans (switches in box office)
  • Fluorescent lighting
  • Incandescent house lighting
  • Art exhibition lighting (by arrangement with Merimbula and District Arts Group only)
  • 23 Rectangular folding tables and 3 rigid rectangular tables available
  • Stackable chairs available
  • Accessible by wheelchair via Beach St entrance
  • Alternative access with steps via Market St entrance
  • Toilets (including disabled accesss toilet) accessible via side door in hall

Stage Features

  • Proscenium arch stage with particle board floor
  • Note: stage depth will be restricted during theatre building works next door during 2020.
    Temporary stage dimensions are: 8.25m wide x 2.87 deep, inclusive of 0.9m extension.
  • Height of stage from hall floor: 0.82m
  • Clearance height from stage to overhead lighting bar: 2.92m
  • Lighting bars: 1 overhead and 2 side bars on stage; 2 overhead FOH bars and side bars SL & SR FOH
  • Lighting: 4 quartz lights on FOH bar, 1 quartz on SL and SR side bars on stage – operated from switches SR
  • BYO or hire in stage lighting
  • Basic sound system (amp and speakers, mic and RCA jack input) stage right
  • Stage Curtain manually operated from stage left
  • Stage accessed via moveable steps at front of stage (3 steps 1.21m wide)
  • Note: No green room is available during theatre construction next door in 2020, but adjacent Supper Room may be booked for this purpose.

Pricing

  • For-profit activities $295 per day
    eg sale of antiques; theatrical and other performances for which entrance is charged (eg Jazz Festival and Spectrum Theatre productions); functions involving large numbers of people (eg weddings and balls)
  • Not-for-profit / semi-profitable activities $100 per day
    eg craft markets, art exhibitions and orchid shows); other displays for public interest
  • Rehearsals & meetings $65 all day / $45 for 4 hours

The Hall can also be hired together with the Supper Room as part of an All Rooms hire:

  • For-profit activities $370 per day (All Rooms)
    eg sale of antiques; theatrical and other performances for which entrance is charged (eg Jazz Festival and Spectrum Theatre productions)
  • Not-for-profit / Semi-profitable activities $140 per day (All Rooms)
    eg craft markets, art exhibitions and orchid shows; other displays for public interest
  • Rehearsals & meetings $85 all day / $55 for 4 hours (All Rooms)

Hiring