A cultural transformation to revitalise our community

June 2, 2023Posted in: Community, Events

pic of inside the BMH

As recent investment in local arts, culture and heritage revitalises regional communities, Southern Highlands residents are ready to embrace a new era of cultural experiences with the much-anticipated unveiling of Bowral Memorial Hall. Now the only venue of its kind in the Shire, with a capacity of 300, including retractable seating for 125, excellent acoustics...

Residents invited to review proposed fees for maintaining a better Bowral Memorial Hall that’s accessible to all

March 15, 2023Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets

Artist impression of the stage at Bowral Memorial Hall

In preparation for the unveiling of the newly refurbished Bowral Memorial Hall, Wingecarribee Shire Council invites you to share your thoughts on the balance of fees proposed for use of the concert hall, exhibition and function spaces. The draft schedule of Hire Fees details the range of costs for commercial and not-for-profit organisations to hire...

The big reveal

January 19, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News, Roads and Assets

Artist impression of the stage at Bowral Memorial Hall

A breath of fresh air for cultural experiences in the Southern Highlands is now just weeks away.   Get ready for the big reveal of our extensive redevelopment of Bowral Memorial Hall in late February, presenting the community with a beautiful, purpose-designed venue for local and touring music performances, with café, exhibition and functions facilities, and...

Council secures additional State funding for Bowral Memorial Hall

December 5, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Roads and Assets

Bowral Memorial Hall is set to be returned to its former glory following the allocation of additional refurbishment funding by the NSW Government. Council’s Administrator Viv May said the funding would ensure the interior fit-out complemented the external and structural improvements currently taking place on the building originally constructed in 1884. “Council has already undertaken...

Bowral Memorial Hall to retain name

September 21, 2022Posted in: Community, Listening

Bowral Memorial Hall will retain its long-standing name following this evening’s endorsement by Council. A report presented at Council’s Meeting of Wednesday 21 September 2022 found that 88 per cent of survey respondents did not support the renaming of the historic building. Council’s Administrator Viv May PSM said the community feedback was decisive. “Residents have...