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The James Theatre is available for hire for film, music or dramatic events or for weddings, parties, dances, educational uses or meetings.

The auditorium of the James Theatre is large and can be divided up for more intimate performances or to provide a separate refreshment area.

Facilities include 2 cinema screens (for small and large audiences), tiered cinema seat area, a large dance floor, digital cinema projector, dolby surround sound system, kiosk and ticket box, elevated main stage, portable stage units, movable chairs and tables, air conditioning, stage and side curtains. The kitchen is currently being renovated and an outdoor area is under construction. Click here for floor plans.

Hirings start at $55 (incl GST) per 2 hours for a small (not for profit) meeting. The Theatre also hires out tables and chairs. $11 (incl GST) for tables and $1.65 (incl GST) for chairs.

For enquiries and inspections of the Theatre, please use the form on the Contact Us page.



  • 2 Mon 2pm
    Finding Your Feet (M)
  • 2 Mon 5pm
    The Mercy (M)
  • 12 Thur 11am
    Romantic comedy/Musical
    High Society (1956)
  • 14 Sat 7pm
    Biography, Drama, Musical
    The Greatest Showman (PG)
  • 15 Sun 7pm
    Dungog Film Society
    Biography, Drama, Romance
    Film Star's Don't Die In Liverpool (M)
  • 19 Thur 11am
    Animation, Adventure, Comedy
    Peter Rabbit (PG)
  • 21 Sat 4pm
    Animation, Adventure, Comedy
    Peter Rabbit (PG)
  • 21 Sat 7pm
    Crime, Drama
    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (MA15+)
  • 26 Thur 11am
    Animation, Adventure, Comedy
    Early Man (G)
  • 27 Fri 7pm
    Vocal and guitar concert
    Collister & Fix
Entertaining Dungog, a history of the James Theatre, available now.