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Our Unit

Bendigo Venues & Events 

Bendigo Venues & Events (BV&E), a business unit of the City of Greater Bendigo, operate a suite of venues and performing arts facilities including, The Capital, Ulumbarra Theatre, the Engine Room, Dudley House exhibition space and the Bendigo Town Hall. These facilities are available and used for a wide range of arts and entertainment events, productions, conferences, workshops, meetings, exhibitions and a variety of other uses throughout the year.​

The team at Bendigo Venues and Events produce, promote and deliver various performing arts productions, festivals, regional tours, community arts programs and special functions on behalf of the City of Greater Bendigo.​

Through this activity BV&E engages with stakeholders, community, artists and performance companies from around Victoria, Australia and internationally, providing world class spaces and resources to tell their stories, facilitating and enabling opportunities for the Bendigo community to reflect and deepen their identity, uniqueness and understanding of what makes the City of Greater Bendigo unique.


Our Vision

To deliver regional Australia’s most dynamic performing arts programs

and cultural activity, for a vibrant, creative community.


Our Mission

To enrich and delight those around us, with our passion for the arts.

We champion and encourage those who create and perform. 

We are dedicated to inspiring and being inspired.

We bring our community together, to share culture and celebrate creativity.



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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 emerging.