Margaret River HEART

With a rich, long-standing connection to its thriving Arts and Cultural community, Margaret River is a growing destination for creatives from near and far. The newly Shire-redeveloped Margaret River Hub of Entertainment, Arts and Regional Tourism (or HEART) carries that renown with pride. The HEART has various spaces designed for meetings, trade exhibitions, presentations, cocktail parties, gatherings, award ceremonies, workshops, and much more. The Main Theatre seats 446 and the Studio Theatre seats 150 theatre style, while the spacious Foyer has a Bar/Servery area perfect for social events.

  • High Speed Internet:
  • Alcohol:
  • Dining Facilities: Servery and licensed Bar, serves alcohol and Kiosk-type snack foods. Available for hired use to external caterers, as is the Semi-Commercial Kitchen.
  • Product Offering: HEART-branded reusable plastic wine glasses, HEART gift vouchers, exhibiting artworks (if for sale)
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
Facility Info
  • Exhibits Space
  • Description Exhibition Hall: 714m2 flat wooden floorboard exhibition space, can accommodate up to 60 3m x 2m booths. The Exhibition Hall is a spacious, high-ceiling room that the HEART shares with our neighbouring Recreation Centre. It is connected to our Semi-Commercial Kitchen via a small hallway to ensure easy access for caterers. MAIN Theatre: Can accommodate 446 people total – 442 General Admission (including 4 allocated Companion Seats as needed) and 4 Wheelchair Spaces. All seating is fixed and in classic Theatre style. Suitable for large-scale presentations, awards ceremonies, and similar such events. STUDIO Theatre: Approx. 144 total seated on retractable seating, 120 Flat floor, and 138 Flat floor + stools. Flexible depending on arrangements. The Studio Theatre is our most suitable room for meetings, conferences, gatherings, etc. Soundshell: Approx. 442 total seated or standing, informal picnic/BYO seating arrangements. Foyer & Bar Galleries: Ample hanging space on walls, spacious floor area, Bar and seating area nearby, perfect for opening nights, gatherings, celebrations, etc. Mezzanine Gallery: Upstairs exhibition space, smaller area with less wall space, suitable for small, intimate gatherings, openings and celebrations. Courtyard: 205m2 outdoor seating and gathering area, furnished with picnic-style tables and chairs, perfect for casual gatherings, events, and celebrations.
  • Exhibits 1
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Largest Room (Sqm) 714
  • Total Sq. Meters 3450.23
  • Reception Capacity 700
  • Space Notes The MAIN Theatre is the HEART’s largest and most renowned performance space seating 446pax, furnished with 323 fixed raked seats, 119 fixed level seats, and 4 wheelchair accessible spaces – each with an allocated companion seat. The high ceilings, classic Proscenium Arch style stage, and state-of-the-art Technical equipment and services – boasting a dynamic range of sound, lighting and visual systems – make the stage a distinct focal point and create an intimate and versatile atmosphere suitable across a wide spectrum of performance types. In addition, the MAIN Theatre also has a digital cinema projection system and motorised drop-down screen, both cinema-quality. This premier venue is best suited to award ceremonies, intimate concerts, stage productions, a vast array of live performances, and private cinema screenings. Main Theatre Features • HEART’s main performance space, raked seating for 446 delegates. • Wheelchair access, 4 Wheelchair Spaces and 4 Companion Seats allocated. • Augmented Hearing System available. • Laptop compatible Digital Cinema Projection System. • Professional Audio system and versatile theatre lighting system. • Fly tower, portable winch system, elevated loading dock and sprung floor. • Performer preparation areas or media rooms. • Fully air-conditioned. • Access to fast Wi-Fi connection. The STUDIO Theatre is a smaller performance space and our most flexible venue, with retractable raked seating for up to 144 delegates. The STUDIO Theatre is a multi-purpose room developed for versatility, with the ability to cater for a broad range of events, styles and atmospheres. This ever-changing space is ideal for intimate or small-scale performances, productions, conferences, music concerts, film screenings, workshops, cocktail parties, school ceremonies, corporate presentations, panel discussions and banquet or cabaret style dinners. Studio Theatre Features: • Smaller performance space, versatile and adaptable. • Comfortable retractable stadium seating. • Suitable for stand up crowds, tiered seating shows, gala dinners, meetings, etc. • Wheelchair access & Augmented Hearing System. • Laptop compatible Digital Cinema Projection System. • Professional Audio system and versatile Theatre lighting system. • Removable performance stage, sprung floor. • Performer preparation area or media room. • Fully air-conditioned. • Access to fast Wi-Fi connection.
  • Theatre Capacity 700
  • Disabled Access Yes
  • Inhouse AVs Yes
  • High Speed Internet Yes
  • Outdoor Function Space Yes
  • Car Park Yes
  • Banquet Capacity 700
  • Number of Rooms 7
  • Booths 60
  • Classroom Capacity 500
Main Theatre
  • Total Sq. Meters: 495
  • Width: 16
  • Length: 31
  • Theater Capacity: 446
Studio Theatre
  • Total Sq. Meters: 182.34
  • Width: 11.7
  • Length: 16.7
  • Height: 4.8
  • Theater Capacity: 138
  • Classroom Capacity: 112
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
Exhibition Hall
  • Total Sq. Meters: 714
  • Width: 34
  • Length: 21
  • Booth Capacity: 60
  • Theater Capacity: 700
  • Classroom Capacity: 500
  • Banquet Capacity: 700
  • Reception Capacity: 700