Rutherford’s Den Lecture Theatre

An ideal historical location 

  • Lectures
  • Presentations
  • Meetings
  • AGMs
  • Workshops
  • Education 

Please note: This venue is not wheelchair accessible and strictly no food or beverage to be consumed in the theatre. 

Key features

  • Prime central city location off Worcester Boulevard
  • Genuine Victorian lecture theatre with wooden seating, wood panelling, ornate windows, beautiful brickwork and 19th century graffiti
  • Modern heating, lighting, audio-visual and sound equipment
  • Beautiful light-filled significant heritage landmark designed by Benjamin Mountfort
  • Adjacent boardroom available for food and beverage service


Floor plan

Theatre (fixed benches)

70 people



Half day

$250 + GST including basic lighting and sound

Full day

$500 + GST including basic lighting and sound

Evening (5.00pm to 9.00pm)

$250 + GST including basic lighting and sound

Full day or half day concession

Please contact us if you are an arts community group to discuss rates.



$500 (no GST applicable)


The Arts Centre will advise on external costs for cleaning, security and after-hours staff depending on the event.


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Location map

Clock Tower,
Worcester Boulevard


Market Square Hereford St Carpark Boys' High Entrance Engineering Laneway The Observatory Hotel Courtyard South Quad North Quad Registry Student Union The Gym Engineering Cloisters Studio Common Room Library Biology, Observatory and Physics Chemistry School of Art West Lecture Classics Rutherford's Den Clock Tower Boy's High Workshop Great Hall