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Thank you for  the  opportunity  to  be  of  service to you. You will find information on making your event special, use the quick links  or   site search  Feel  free to phone email  us  directly so  we  can  assist  please  call    Tim  Ellerman on (02) 6332 5492  or 0418 210 589  or email at function@bigpond.net.au

The Carrington Function Centre & Theatre, (Formerly Carrington House) is located right in the heart of Bathurst CBD in beautiful Keppel St. See the Google Map in our Contact us section.

The Carrington specialises in:
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Functions
  • Special Occasions / Parties
  • Boutique Conferences
  • Wakes
  • In House plus Off Site Catering
  • Victorian Era (1889) Theatre, Ticketed and Promoted Live Events
  • Licensed Bars both on and off site
  • Bathurst Region Event Management services
  • On line ticketing and event attendance services

Venue Tours and obligation free quotes are available any time by appointment.


For more detailed information on upcoming gigs, please click on Theatre Hire / Live Music Program.

Or click on link below to our online ticketing and program guide.

Our ticketing program accepts Visa and Mastercard. This service is provided by PayPal. Your card info is not provided to us as part of our Pay Pal and ticketing agreement to ensure the security of your information. Issuing of the "E" Ticket Confirmation is immediate.



Location - in the heart of Bathurst @ 99 Keppel St.

We are walking distance to beautiful parks, churches, pubs/clubs

Three of the city's main churches are within a two blocks including the Catholic Cathedral and St Stephens Uniting Church

Machattie Park - the most popular location in Bathurst for out door weddings and wedding photography is 100m away.

William St - the main street of Bathurst is 100m away - making our venue very easy to find.



We have lots of parking around the venue and flat easy access - no stairs or ramps to enter our ground floor.

The Carrington is Bathurst's Premier Wedding Reception Venue

The ambience and character of The Carrington's 1889 Moulin Rouge Victorian Era Theatre Backdrop cannot be met at any other venue in country NSW. We offer a personalised wedding reception service. The Carrington is a flexible venue for wedding receptions with our Grand Ball Room, comfortable lounge bar, beer gardens and mezzanine seating (if required). We cater for weddings from 50 guests to 350 guests seated with a dance floor. See our website function area for photo's. A more extensive photo library is available at our venue.


We have both small intimate rooms and large Ballrooms available. We cater for private dinners from 20 guests to large dinners seating up to 350. Extensive range of menu's available. If you want something different, send us an email and we will have our chefs tailor something for you.

Cocktail Parties

The Carrington can cater from 20 guests to up to 450 guests for an exclusive cocktail party. We have a fantastic canapés menu which can be tailored to match your budget. We can organise a DJ for you, Acoustic Guitar, Jazz Trio's, Rock Bands or simply hook up our nightclub quality sound system with ipod connectivity for you to do your own music. Our stage can be used for presentations or performances to maximise your use of space. Milestone Birthdays - 21sts, 30th's are our speciality. Conferences

Our ground floor, lounge bar and mezzanine all face our Moulin Rouge Stage with uninterrupted views of your presenter for flexible conference formatting.

State of the art conferencing facilities are available including PA's, cordless Mics, Screens, Data Projectors and conference brain-storming equipment. Our equipment is all available in-house with our team able to manage your requirements. With in-house catering and gourmet espresso coffee available, we can look after everyone. We have three floors with break out spaces for your exclusive use.

The Carrington Theatre - "World Class"

Our venue can be hired either outright or with a door deal (by arrangement) for live performances. Artists regard the venue as World Class.

We pride ourselves on being artist-friendly. Back Stage Loading Dock, Off Street Parking, Green Room and shower facilities available.

We also offer a local ticketing agent and promoter, online ticketing & marketing packages.

Reunions - Wakes - Christenings 

We offer an exclusive and comfortable environment for Wakes, Christenings, Family and School Reunions. Our venue can be made available to you with 24 hours notice. Fully licensed bar, Tea / Coffee Stations and in-house catering all available. Guests can buy their own drinks at these events (as they can at any function at The Carrington). 

In- house and Off site catering

Our substantial and delicious catering will ensure your guests talk about our food well beyond your event.

At The Carrington, all catering is done onsite in our large commercial kitchen. Off site, we are equipped to set up a complete commercial kitchen at the location of your choice.

Fully Licensed

Three Floors, Beer Gardens

We are able to provide a wide selection of beverages for your event and have packages that can be tailored to your requirements. We are also able to match wine to your selected menu.

Bars are located on each level of The Carrington - Street Level, The Mezz and The Loft.

Espresso Coffee

deserves it's own heading! We can give you a caffeine hit at any event at The Carrington. Machines are located in our Bars on the Ground and Third Floors. In house we offer both drink here and take away options - popular for conferences.

Staffing & Personal Service

The Carrington is a locally owned and managed business, our venue has a deserved reputation for high quality personalised service. Put simply we care more for you because it is our business. We are blessed with a great staff. (thank you team) Many of our staff have been with us for years and will go out of there way to look after you. Our staff are uniformed and wear name badges for your service. 

Conference Equipment

See our Conference Pack for our full range of in-house Sound and Vision Options. If we don't have it, we will get it in for you.

Chair Covers / Decorations

Our decorator can source chair covers and sashes to meet your theme and colour choice. We also have a wide range of in-house decoration options including candelabra’s and t light options. See our function pack for options and pricing.

Event Management Services

We have extensive experience in complete event management for functions ranging from 10 people to 2000. We can co-ordinate venue set up, audio visual, entertainment, security as well as match food and beverages.


We can recommend both classical and modern talented local photographers that can capture your special event.


To add flair and excitement to any event we can recommend a wide array of music from local national award winning choirs to the best cover bands in the region. Our audio visual technicians and suppliers will make your event a success.

Drawing on over 20 years of experience, we can provide the complete service for your next event.

We provide a complete events management service for events held in the Bathurst Region. Whatever your needs or dreams, we have the culinary and event management expertise to turn your vision into reality. See our recommended venues under catering. We also do events in Marquees. Happy to travel to Oberon, Lithgow, Blayney, Cowra, Orange for you.



Board Room





Class Room

Street Lounge Bar








Grand Ball Room








Combined Lounge & Ball Room







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Combined Ball Room and Mezzanine Level

Ground plus 2nd







Loft Bar & Lounge








Temple Ball Room








Total Venue









One exclusive booking is available per room / floor at a time. We do not double book.

If ground floor is booked, Mezzanine bookings are not taken as the Mezzanine is located within the same ceiling space as the ground floor. If a booking is taken for the Loft Bar, the Temple Ball Room is not booked as it adjoins the loft Bar.

Venue Wide being 3 floor bookings are available.

You may book any number of rooms or levels. A booking fee is payable for each space you use.

We have both fixed and tailored menus to suit your budget.

Substantial good quality meals served on a warm plate will bring you back.

We love our customers enjoying our food. Our emphasis is on using the freshest ingredients and best seasonal produce obtained daily from quality local vendors and accredited specialist suppliers.
Our menus can be specialised to suit your particular needs for your specific occasion.

  • Contact us for  Canapes Menu 
  • Contact us for Sit Down Dinner Menu
  • Contact us for Buffet Menu
  • Contact us for Cocktail Party Menu