At. St. Mary's we welcome use of our facilities by the wider community and we are a popular venue for concerts and recitals.
We seek to be an inclusive venue and our facilities are suitable for people of all ages. Please note that events involving nudity or coarse language are not permitted.
Venue Accessibility and Parking
There are 4 spaces immediately outside the main entrance to the church that are suitable for use by those with limited mobility.
There is plenty of free parking within a 2-3 minute walk of the church in Ridge Street, Karoo Street and Forrest Street. There is paid parking in the public car park on Angelo Street, which is approximately 7 minutes walk from the church.
The church and hall are wheelchair accessible and on the same level, and there is a toilet suitable for use by people with disabilities and with unisex baby changing facilities in the foyer.
Music and arts performances typically take place in the chancel, which is a raised area at the front of the church two steps above the main seating area in the church. This area may not be easily accessible for wheelchair users.
The Church is licensed to seat 209 persons in total. The seating capacity of the pews is approximately 150-170. Additional chairs can be brought in if necessary.
THE HALL & KITCHEN
The hall is licensed for a maximum of 135 persons, and there is overflow space outside the hall.