Hire fees for private functions are established on a case by case basis. Please select the ‘APPLY NOW’ button below to submit your request.
Booking terms & fees
All hires are subject to availability.
All exhibition hires and any hire where alcohol will be consumed require the approval of the committee.
The Cannery Arts Centre does not host 18th or 21st birthday parties; any other requests for venue hire for the purpose of birthday parties will be assessed on a case by case basis.
At present the Cannery Arts Centre is not able to host weddings or functions associated with weddings due to land use constraints.
Any hiree holding a private event, or a group event, must be a financial member of the Cannery Arts Centre for insurance purposes. Individual adult memberships - $50 per year, organisational memberships - $160 per year.
Any hiree utilising a space for the purpose of private enterprise must provide the Cannery Arts Centre with a certificate of currency of public liability insurance prior to the hire.
All spaces must be left in the condition in which they were found. Hirees are expected the sweep floors, wipe countertops, clean any dishes used, and ensure all bins are emptied. Any spaces requiring additional cleaning post hire will incur a $35/hr cleaning fee.
Hire fees may be negotiable, specifically if the hire is related to an event or activity that aligns with the objectives of the Cannery Arts Centre, in particular events which ‘foster*, promote and encourage arts and crafts activities within the Shire of Esperance.’ *