Gawler Civic Centre - The Institute and Town Hall
The Gawler Civic Centre’s meetings and events spaces are featured in the iconic and culturally significant State Heritage listed Institute and Town Hall buildings.
We can provide a tailored package for up to 250 guests in The Institute with catering designed by Dorinda Hafner.
Our meetings and event spaces will provide a central and stunning community space for bespoke community and corporate celebration, enjoyment and connection.
Only 55 minutes north of Adelaide, the Gawler Civic Centre provides four distinct event spaces and ten intimate meeting and break-out rooms. We can cater for up to 600 persons across the fully accessible Civic Centre site.
We look forward to your visit and for the opportunity to show you our magnificent spaces…a venue like no other!
The Institute event spaces and Town Hall meeting rooms are
equipped with state of the art audio visual technology, high-speed Wi-Fi and
are flexible spaces that can be setup in a variety of formats – see below.
The team from Red Centre Enterprises are working with Dorinda Hafner to manage the onsite café and offer a range of flexible catering options to complement your event.
The Institute is suitable for all types of corporate, social
and community functions, including conferences, expos, seminars, gala balls,
wedding receptions, quiz nights, presentations, cabaret performances, birthday
parties and more. The Institute has a total capacity to seat 250 in an historic
and stunning venue, exuding a sense of prestige and grandeur.
The refurbished Town Hall provides a range of private meeting
and workshop spaces. These rooms will suit community and corporate meetings, workshops, staff
training, interview or counselling rooms or be a perfect temporary office space.
The Hall is our premier event space within the Institute. Architecturally significant with grand 7 metre high ceilings and beautiful heritage windows providing extensive natural light.
The Hall can cater for function groups up to 224 and features an intelligent audio-visual system including a 7,000 lumens projector, 180” motorised screen and line array sound system.
Theatre layout - 224pp
Banquet layout - 150pp
Cocktail layout - 210pp
U-Shape layout - 40pp
The Council Chamber provides a versatile event and meeting space. 120 guests can be catered as a cocktail event, 112 theatre style or 90 in a banquet set-up.
Quality audio-visual equipment will compliment this flexible space – 5,500 lumens projector, 140” motorised screen and a full council audio system.
Boardroom layout - 32pp
U-Shape layout - 22pp
Theatre layout - 112pp
Banquet layout - 90pp
Cocktail layout - 120pp
The prestigious James Martin Room delivers a wow factor for any special occasion. Enter the James Martin Room via the magnificent staircase and celebrate your event on the balcony overlooking Murray Street. Integrating nineteenth century heritage with modern, contemporary architecture, this light-filled room exudes grandeur.
The James Martin Room can cater for up to 72 guests for a cocktail event or is a perfect pre-function space when using the conjoined Hall.
A significant and historical part of the State Heritage listed Institute, is the Gawler Institute War Memorial Balcony – officially unveiled in 1931 – dedicated to the memory of those lost in World War One.
Cocktail layout - 72pp
Theatre layout - 68pp
Boardroom layout - 22pp
Banquet layout - 30pp
The Seating Gallery is an intimate meeting space. Operable walls allow this area to open into both the Council Chamber and Hall spaces for larger events as required. Separately, the Seating Gallery can cater for groups up to 30 guests, or 12 boardroom style.
Boardroom layout - 12pp
Theatre layout - 24pp
Cocktail layout - 30pp
Banquet layout - 10pp
Ten private meeting and workshop rooms provide guests with an intimate space for community and corporate purposes. These historic rooms are located across the lower ground, ground and first floors of the Town Hall building, with a standard boardroom set-up that is flexible to suit your booking purpose.
Lower Ground Meeting Rooms - 4pp (2) & 6pp (2)
Ground Meeting Rooms - 4pp (1), 6pp (1) & 12pp (1)
First Floor Meeting Rooms - 4pp (1), 8pp (1) & 10pp (1)
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For more information on hiring the Gawler Civic Centre
please contact the Civic Centre Operations Coordinator, Sam Irrgang: Phone:
8522 9267 Email: email@example.com