Venue Hire

Scotch College has a diverse selection of stunning venues available for hire to the public.

Our venues are suitable for all occasions from conferences and concerts to worship gatherings, sporting events and intimate performances.

Why book a Scotch venue

  • All our venues are air-conditioned and equipped with first-rate technical equipment.
  • There is no equipment hire cost (this is included in our venue hire fees).
  • We offer a unique inter-venue streaming system that enables conferences or performances to be live streamed from one Scotch venue into another.
  • Catering is available and provided by Chartwells Catering.
  • Scotch event staff can provide on the ground event and audio visual support (available for a small fee).
  • We are pleased to offer discounts for not-for-profit and community organisations and Scotch College alumni. Please note this is on a case-by-case basis.

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COVID-19 Event Requirements

Scotch College venues are available for bookings and events. 

While Phase 4 of the COVID-19 coronavirus: WA roadmap remains in place, the maximum capacity of our venues is dictated by the one person per two square metre rule. Please note this will affect all of our listed venue capacities.

To ensure the health and safety of the Scotch community and the general public, there will be an additional $200 cleaning fee for all events during this time.


Our Venues

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Dickinson Centre

Capacity: 1,092 guests (fixed seating); 636 guests (table seating); 246–414 guests (theatre style)
Rate: from $2,000.00* / day

Nestled in the heart of campus, the Dickinson Centre is Scotch College's principal venue,

The highly versatile venue's large capacity and open format allows for a variety of events from fixed-seating conferences and assemblies to balls, concerts and more.

The DC boasts a substantial stage and is equipped with a comprehensive audio visual system including a line array PA system, five laser projectors, and inter-venue streaming capacity.

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Dickinson Centre Foyer

Capacity: 246 guests (raked seating); 72 guests (table seating)
Rate: from $1,400.00* / day

The DC Foyer is a multi-purpose space equipped with a retractable raked seating, projectors and PA system.

The space can be easily adapted for fixed-seating conferences or a mixed-layout configuration of table seating.


Memorial Hall

Capacity: 230 guests (fixed seating)
Rate: from $750.00* / day or $200.00* / hour

Our historic hall was built in dedication to the many students and staff who served in WWII.

Memorial Hall was significantly refurbished in 2018 to create a contemporary space with historic touches.

The Hall features lecture–style raked seating, a PA system and large projection screen. The stage is multi-functional and can also be configured as a classroom or breakout room.


MacKellar Hall

Capacity: 250 guests (fixed seating); 150 guests (table seating)
Rate: from $300.00* / day

This multi-purpose venue, with a classic hard-court floor, is ideal for hosting seated events and spacious enough to transform into a functional gymnasium.

The Hall overlooks Scotch College's incomparable 10 hectares of lush green playing fields and is equipped with a PA system and large projection screen.


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P C Anderson Chapel

Capacity: 200 guests (fixed seating) 
Rate:
 from $600.00* / day

The spiritual home of Scotch College.

Named for one of the College's most beloved and longest-serving Headmasters, Mr P C Anderson (1904–45), the Chapel's elegant interior is home to reclaimed stained glass windows, salvaged from the now-defunct Uniting Church in Swanbourne.

Beautifully lit, the space is the ideal home for religious events, including baptisms, weddings and funerals, music recitals and intimate performances.


Dining Room

Capacity: 200 guests (table seating)
Rate: from $600.00* / day

Overlooking the College's 10 hectares of playing fields and Claremont Lake, the Dining Room is ideal for formal dinners or wedding receptions.

The space is fitted with an audio visual system, projector, LED displays and wireless microphones.


Foundation Theatre

Capacity: 100 guests (fixed seating)
Rate: from $300.00* / day

Perfect for small-scale performances, this intimate theatre is equipped with a stage lighting rig and PA system.


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Lecture Theatre

Capacity: 76 guests (classroom seating)
Rate: from $300.00 / day or $50.00 / hour

Our stunning wood-panelled Lecture Theatre is perfect for small-scale presentations and workshops. The space offers a state of the art audio visual system, two projectors and recording facilities.

Image: Lecture Theatre, Mathematics and Commerce Building, 2020, photograph: Andrew Pritchard Photography


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Gooch Pavillion

Capacity: 300 guests (bleacher seating); 60 guests (clubroom seating)
Rate: from $250.00* / day

The Pavillion provides an impressive grandstand to view events held on the adjoining Memorial Grounds.

The venue offers clubroom facilities, including bathrooms, changing rooms and a kitchenette.

Please note the Gooch Pavillion will be undergoing renovations from October 2020 until early 2021 and will not be available for hire during this period.

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Physical Education Centre

Capacity: space / use dependent
Rate:
 from $500.00* / day

Our PE Centre hosts a full-size basketball court, substantial gym equipment, two classrooms, male and female change rooms and a 50m outdoor swimming pool. The basketball court can also be configured as two volleyball courts or four badminton courts.


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Playing Fields

Capacity: space dependent
Rate:
from $750.00* / day (includes use of the Gooch Pavillion and its change rooms)

Spanning 10 hectares, our Playing Fields include:

  • Cricket Oval
  • Football Oval
  • Hockey Oval
  • Rugby Oval
  • Soccer Oval

Other Venues

For those looking for a smaller venue, we offer a number of our classrooms and unique specific-use spaces for hire.

If you would like more information about each venue, please get in touch with our Venues team on events@scotch.wa.edu.au or +61 8 9383 6841.

  • Art Gallery
  • Classrooms
  • Food Technology Centre

Pricing

Venue hire pricing differs depending on the selected venue and type of event.

To receive a quote or discuss the details of your event, please get in touch with our Venues team at events@scotch.wa.edu.au or +61 8 9383 6841.

*Please note there are additional costs for cleaning, layout set up and event staff.

Find out more

Our Venues team

Matthew Beaver
Venues and Events Coordinator

Lynley Fudger
Bookings and Enquiries
events@scotch.wa.edu.au
+61 8 9383 6841

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76 Shenton Road
Swanbourne
WA 6010

Main Reception

+61 8 9383 6800
mail@scotch.wa.edu.au

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Scotch College acknowledges the Wadjuk Noongar people, the traditional custodians of the lands and waters on which the College stands. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging and acknowledge the Noongar people as the sovereign First Peoples of this place.