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Hire Ulumbarra

The largest dedicated auditorium in central Victoria, suitable for national conferences, sporting championships, major events.


Hire Ulumbarra

The largest dedicated auditorium in central Victoria, Ulumbarra Theatre is suitable for all types of performances, national conferences, expos, sporting championships, major events and product launches.

Ulumbarra Theatre rises from within the walls of the city's 1860s Sandhurst Gaol. It blends heritage and modern architectural elements in historical and state-of-the-art event spaces.

With an auditorium capacity of 950, generous break-out spaces and three landscaped historic courtyards, there are many unique locations throughout Ulumbarra for creative event opportunities.



Ulumbarra is located on Gaol Road, Bendigo Victoria 3550.


In-house event management services

Your event at Ulumbarra can be supported by our professional technical, ticketing, catering and event team. 



The following table displays the upper limit for each space. 

  Area (M²) Theatre Banquet Classroom Boardroom Cabaret Cocktail
Auditorium N/A 950 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Stage 364 150 - 200 150 - 200 50 - 100 20 - 40 150 - 180 200 - 250
Ground Floor Foyer 500 150 - 200 200 - 240 100 - 120 20 - 40  120 - 150 300 - 700
First Floor Foyer 220 50 - 80 50 - 100 N/A 15 - 30 30 - 50 100 - 250


Technical specifications

The auditorium has a 14.5-metre proscenium arch stage, and features orchestra pit and 20-metre fly tower, viewed from gently sloping stalls and dress circle. For more details download the Ulumbarra Theatre technical specifications below or contact our technical team on 03 5434 6100.


Weddings at Ulumbarra

Find out more about celebrating your special day in the unique setting of Ulumbarra Theatre.  


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 


Contact us

Contact us to discuss your event ideas and requirements. 


Ulumbarra Theatre Technical Specifications (2Mb)