Quality Hotel Dickson
Corner Cape & Badham Street
Canberra, AC 2602
Phone: (61) 2 62474744
Fax: (61) 2 62474455
This club has over 40,000 members and has been part of the Canberra community for many years. It has two restaurants-one in a tram, the other an Asian Noodle House. A popular pastime with members is the Housie, held every day and night, live entertainment, snooker and pool tables and poker machines. The Bike Museum, Northside Fitness Center and the nearby Dickson Premier Inn are affiliated with the club. There is free security parking for members and it is conveniently located next to the Dickson shopping center. Check website for specific timings.
Majura Community Centre consists of two entertainment venues, the Majura Hall and the Majura Functions Room. Having a capacity to hold 150 people, Majura Hall is a multi-purpose venue that is used for seminars and weddings, social gatherings and workshops. Fully equipped with a large stage, tables and chairs and a functional kitchen, the center is apt for holding any kind of event. The Majura Functions Room can accommodate up to 30 people and is ideal for private functions with a small crowd and small events.
Got the talent but not the bank balance to pursue the desired passion as a career, then the Australian National Capital Artists Inc. calls you to not dismay. Providing studio space at a low cost to enthusiastic and skilled artists, the center has undertaken a noble task. With support from the government and the leading members the center has been able to provide for and support forty deserving artists in its thirty five well equipped studios. From small spaces of thirty two square meters to large hundred square meter rooms, there are spaces for all. So while in the city, hop in for some fun exhibits and unique talent display found nowhere else but this Artists Center. For further information, log on to their website.
The largest complex of its type in Canberra, this Netball Center houses sixteen courts: 12 outdoor and 4 indoor. With wooden floors, electronic timers and vast spectator areas, the center is frequently used for large local and interstate matches. Competitions are held at the stadium most nights of the week and cater for junior, senior and mixed teams.
One of the best hockey facilities of its type in Australia, the venue regularly hosts international matches. Owned by the Hockey ACT, the National Hockey Centre is a popular sporting venue that holds a wide range of sports trials and events throughout the year. Food and drinks are available on site. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
Many Croatians, descendants and their friends meet here for a drink and a chat. The Australian Croatian Club is open to interstate and overseas visitors. Live entertainment is held regularly, with performers often being from Croatia. There is a fishing club, folkloric club and a soccer team attached to the club. Poker machines and a bar are also attractions. Functions rooms accommodating up to 300 people, are available for weddings and parties.
Exhibition park is set on 88 hectares and is only a 10 minutes drive from central Canberra. There are 14 meeting rooms that can cater for 10 to 3000 people with indoor and outdoor areas available. A camping area for 500 powered sites and amenities is on site and accommodation in motels is nearby. The latest audiovisual equipment will meet the technical requirements of all events. The flexible facilities here are used for the Royal Canberra Show, Canberra Folk Festival, car festival, markets, exhibitions, sales and formal functions.
This basement club has a modern look that is suited for all kind of occasions. The Magpies City Club has gaming machines, pool tables and huge screens to keep you entertained besides having regular live music nights. It is also available on rent for private functions. The club offers good Australian and Vietnamese fare for lunch and an alternate menu during performances.
Here in Canberra is the perfect place for a date, a friends' night out, or just a day where you can leave reality. Dendy Cinema plays the latest cinema hits, playing all the hits for all ages. The local location also has the privilege of being the biggest location in Australia, which is a delight to see in person the amount of movies and fun that will be had by all. Check the website for show times and pricing information.
Built in 1924, this heritage-listed establishment was formerly a hostel for public servants seconded to Canberra. Officially opened as a community arts center 1981, Gorman House now plays host to a number of Canberra's performance and visual artists, including many theater and dance companies. There are five small theaters providing intimate venues for a variety of performance styles. Outdoor courtyards offer an alternative performance site, particularly in summer. Art and craft markets are also held at Gorman House every weekend, as are a number of exhibitions from local artists.
This is a high-tech entertainment venue designed for older children, aged 12 upwards. It features the games of the future! There are five different virtual reality games, traditional arcade games, video games and internet access. There is a pool table and jukebox for those wanting some old-fashioned fun. KC's also sell Playstation, Dreamcast, and Nintendo 64, and carry the latest games at low prices. Call for more details.
The Labour Club City restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner. Special meals are served on Monday and Tuesday evenings. Restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner. This club was opened in 1979 by ex-Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam. Canberra Labor Club provides a convivial meeting place for public servants from the nearby offices, university students and the public. Groups within the club include line dancing and bingo, and every Thursday and Friday, you can listen to live music. If you are feeling lucky, there are over 200 poker machines, lucky badge draws on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and a gala raffle on Friday.