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Ulumbarra Theatre

Gaol Road, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 3 5434 6100
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Amazing Ullumbarra

Since Ullumbarra has opened our family have been very fortunate to habe many experiences at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jellibean73
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Bendigo, Australia
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Great venue in a historic gaol

Great venue for events, music, theatre etc. amazing use of an old disused gaol complex. Where ever... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Deb C
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Bendigo, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Gaol Road, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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+61 3 5434 6100
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"plenty of leg room"
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"symphony orchestra"
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"local school"
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"great asset"
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"information centre"
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"gaol"
in 22 reviews
"prison"
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"goal"
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"architect"
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"acoustics"
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"stage"
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"dolls"
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"transformation"
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"sensitively"
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"performers"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Since Ullumbarra has opened our family have been very fortunate to habe many experiences at Ullumbara. The ambience and unique location are absolutely fantastic for watching all type of events from Casey Chambers / Anh Do to Peppa Pig. A key element missing you need...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Great venue for events, music, theatre etc. amazing use of an old disused gaol complex. Where ever you sit you will get a good view of the stage and the bar is well stocked with local premium wines. I've been there for comedy shows, music...More

Thank Deb C
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

What a fascinating place built in and around an old gaol. To create a place of enjoyment on a place of historical misery is pure genius- who comes up with these ideas? As a venue it is all you could ask for, I will be...More

Thank Vicki J
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

This recently constructed theatre within the precincts of an old disused gaol is extremely well designed - each seat of the approx 1000 seat theatre has a good view of the stage and the acoustics are first class. Stage is one of the largest in...More

Thank Crawford M
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

A great performance space ... but to understand the history of the place and the integration of the old and the new is to really appreciate what the complex is about. Our tour was conducted by a school teacher who was at the staff meeting...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

What an amazing performance venue, with great foyer space, beautiful bathroom, and comfortable seats with excellent stage view. A great blend of the old goal and the modern performance theatre.

Thank Sarah K
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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of seeing the Victorian Symphony Orchestra at this fine venue. Love that as you enter you pass the original prison cells and the stairs heading down (to hell?) are visible through a glass floor. Seats are comfortable, toilets are classy, acoustics...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

This theatre is a jewel in the crown jewels not just of regional Australia but of Australia as a whole. It is an asset that all Australians can be justly proud. It has taken a building with a dark history and little obvious contemporary use,...More

Thank Herbert H
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

A lovely entrance taking in the transformation,large steps and archways to walk through and then walk past cells where you are able to look into a couple that are open.A lovely area you can sit and have a alcoholic beverage.The cafe was a let down...More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

It was our first visit to this theatre and we were impressed. Great entrance with the old cells on show to see how the prisoners were housed. The theatre was great with very good acoustics. There were only two draw backs. Parking was limited as...More

Thank David S
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