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Hire The Engine Room

The Engine Room is an ideal location for your smaller scale meetings and events, to stage an intimate performance or display. Located in the historic Old Fire Station building, the venue is located in Bendigo’s leafy View Street arts precinct.

The theatre’s black box space has a retractable seating bank that seats 90 people. Or this structure can be removed, leaving the space free to be reconfigured according to your event requirements. The theatre has full sound and lighting facilities, and access to a rustic courtyard at the rear of the ground floor that can be enjoyed during the warmer months.


The Engine Room is located at 58 View Street Bendigo, next to The Capital.



Drama Studio90 - 12020 - 3030 - 5015 - 2580 - 12050 - 70


Technical Specifications

The technical specifications for The Engine Room can be downloaded hereIf you have any further enquiries, please contact our Technical Team on (03) 5434 6100. 


Experience The Engine Room

Find out what’s on in our events calendar, how to buy a ticket and access the building. Visit the Engine Room


Getting Here

Travel to Bendigo by car or train – 90 minutes from Melbourne. Local bus services and carparking options near our theatres. Find out about getting here.


Hire Information

The Engine Room is a black box theatre with full sound and lighting facilities, and access to a rustic courtyard at the rear of the ground floor. For more information contact our Events team

Visit our Information for Hirers page to download key plans, information, procedures, and terms and conditions for hosting your event in our venues.

BV&E acknowledges the Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Peoples as the traditional custodians of the lands where our venues stand and where we share stories through art and culture.

We acknowledge and pay respect to their Elders past, present and future.