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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.



  • 22 Sat 7pm
    Mission: Impossible - Fallout (M)


Dungog Festival
Long Weekend of
Classic Musical Cinema

  • 28 Fri 7.30pm
    Drama, Musical, Romance
    Moulin Rouge (M)
  • 29 Sat 2pm
    Biography, Drama, History
    Amadeus (PG)
  • 29 Sat 6pm
    Mama Mia: Here we go again! (PG)
  • 29 Sat 10.30pm
    Musical Comedy
    Rocky Horror Picture Show (M)
  • 30 Sun 10.30am
    Buena Vista Social Club: Adios (PG)
  • 30 Sun 1pm
    Drama, Musical, Romance
    Umbrellas of Cherbourg (PG)
  • 30 Sun 4pm
    Adventure, Comedy, Crime
    Blues Brothers (PG)
  • 30 Sun 7pm
    Opera performance
    Barber of Seville (PG)
  • 1 Oct 10.30am
    Opera performance
    The Mikado (PG)
Entertaining Dungog, a history of the James Theatre, available now.