The City Hall is licensed for a maximum of 1100 people, has portable rather than fixed seating and can be used in a variety of formats. Removable dividing walls can increase or decrease the size of this venue. In its smallest format it can accommodates from 100 to 500 people depending on the layout.
The maximum for sit down dinners is 550. Please contact the BMEC Front of House Supervisor to discuss catering needs Phone 6333 6161 or email
City Hall is increasingly used as a performance and workshop space and it is a venue for cabaret, the indoor Big Top for the Catapult Festival and the Festival Club for the Inland Sea of Sound Festival. City Hall has a sprung floor.