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Venue Hire



The heritage-listed Athenium Theatre provides a versatile event space, combining historical elegance with modern conveniences. The Athenium offers an exciting theatrical experience with the flexibility to suit a range of events and functions.


Whether a special occasion, corporate function, movie or live entertainment event, a thrilling night at the theatre will be sure to delight!




The floor has a maximum occupancy limit of 312 persons.

Floor Configuration

  • Theatre: 312 Auditorium plus 130 Dress Circle (432 total)

  • Banquet Rounds with Dance Floor: 16 tables (160 persons)

  • Banquet Rectangle with Dance Floor: 160 persons

  • Banquet Rounds: Capacity 20 tables (200 persons)

  • Banquet Rectangle: Capacity 200 persons

  • Cocktail: Capacity 300 persons

First Floor Dress Circle


The Dress Circle has a maximum occupancy of 130 persons. Some of the original seating has been retained for interpretation purposes and this is unavailable for use. The useable seating is in a conventional Dress Circle cinema arrangement. No other furniture or temporary items can be placed in the Dress Circle area. 

Please note: use of the dress circle requires two trained ushers. 


Located just off the main entrance foyer, the kitchenette is suitable for use as a serving kiosk or inside bar. Due to its nature, the kitchenette is only appropriate for basic food and beverage operations, it is not a commercial kitchen. Food preparation and storage should comply with the NSW Food Act and Food Standards Code. Contact Junee Shire Council’s Health and Building Surveyor if you have any queries.


The sun-drenched, open-air lawned garden provides the perfect setting for social receptions, special events, launches, functions and more.



A new addition to the Athenium Theatre facility, this state of the art commercial kitchen is an ideal space for catering for events and functions, food preparation, cooking lessons and hospitality training. The kitchen contains a six burner gas stove and oven, commercial dishwasher, microwave, deep fryer, multiple fridge and freezers, bi-fold serving window and plenty of working bench space.The commercial kitchen is available for hire to suitably qualified hospitality professionals.

For further information about booking the Athenium Theatre for your next event contact Junee Shire Council’s Event Coordinator on 02 6924 8100 or email

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