Venues

The Newcastle Fringe secures a number of performance venues that cater for a wide variety of artists and audiences. All venues must be registered as Covid safe businesses.

THE GAL

3-5 Beaumont Street, Hamilton

Style: Cabaret, Burlesque, Music, Comedy

Audience: 100 or 60 with social distancing

Accessible: No

Public Parking nearby: Yes

Important: Please note that The Gal requires proof of double COVID-19 vaccination before entry is permitted, so keep that in mind before you purchase a ticket to any Fringe events held at this venue. For information about how to get proof of COVID-19 vaccination, visit Services Australia. Please follow COVID safe practices when attending Fringe events and help stop the spread. 

ROYAL EXCHANGE (REX)

34 Bolton Street, Newcastle

Style: Music, comedy, spoken word, cabaret, burlesque, theatre

Audience capacity: 60 or 40 with social distancing

Accessible: No

Public Parking nearby: Yes

Location: Situated in the east of the city, close to the beach.

THE ROGUE SCHOLAR

Address: 4-6 Union Street, Newcastle West

Style: Music, comedy, spoken word

Audience Capacity: 50 or 40 with social distancing

Accessible: No

Public Parking nearby: Yes

NEWCASTLE COMEDY CLUB

Address: 1a Darby Street, Cooks Hill

Style: Newcastle’s first and only dedicated comedy club.

Audience Capacity: 80 or 50 with social distancing

Accessible: No

Public Parking nearby: Yes

THE HIVE

Address: 150 Beaumont Street, Hamilton

Style: Theatre, Cabaret, Music, Comedy, Circus

Audience Capacity: 100 or 60 with social distancing

Accessible: Yes

Public Parking nearby: Yes

CREATIVE ARTS SPACE

Address: 145 Beaumont Street, Hamilton

Style: Theatre, Music, Cabaret, Comedy, Circus, Spoken Word

Audience Capacity: 100 or 60 with social distancing

Accessible: Yes

Public Parking nearby: Yes

CROATIAN WICKHAM SPORTS CLUB CO-OP

Address: 20 Albert Street, Wickham

Style: Music, Cabaret, Comedy, Circus, Spoken Word

Audience Capacity: 60 (incudes social distancing)

Accessible: Yes

Public Parking nearby: Yes

WESLEY UNITING CHURCH

Address: 150-152 Beaumont Street, Hamilton

Style: Chorale Music

Audience Capacity: 100 (includes social distancing)

Accessible: Yes

Public Parking nearby: Yes

LIZOTTES

Address: 51 Morehead Street, Lambton

Style: Dinner theatre – music, cabaret, comedy, circus, theatre. Used for curated line up only

Audience Capacity: 170 (at current restrictions)

Accessible: Yes

Public Parking nearby: Yes

BABYLON NEWCASTLE

Address: 145 King Street, Newcastle

Style: Dinner and show – music, cabaret, comedy, circus, theatre. Used for curated line up only

Audience Capacity: 150 (at current restrictions)

Accessible: Yes

Public Parking nearby: Yes