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Jimmy Chi Hall

Interior1Honouring the work of the playwright and musician who wrote Bran Nue Dae - first a stage play that toured extensively and now a feature film – Jimmy Chi Hall features;

  • A large polished wooden hall space suitable for weddings, functions, conferences and audiences of all
  • Acoustic ceiling and wall treatments
  • Insulation and centrally controlled air-conditioning
  • Bi-fold doors and air flow louvers to enable air flow and ambience
  • Lighting and AV capabilities
  • Enlarged, raised wooden stage (painted black) with lighting, curtain, tabs and cyclorama
  • Backstage area with loading dock and scissor lift to stage level
  • Wheel chair ramp access and lift access to stage
  • Holding/change areas with universal access shower and toilets
  • Picture hanging track on available wall space
  • 350 chairs, 28 round tables and 12 trestle tables
  • 400 people capacity 
  • Approx 545.96m2


Sammy Room 
Housing the symbol of Broome’s historic Shinju Matsuri Festival – Sammy the Dragon – in a large display case, The Sammy Room offers an additional break-out space to both Jimmy Chi Hall and Pigram Garden Theatre. Alternatively, the room can be used separately as a pre-function gathering place, meeting room or workshop space.

Approx -59m2
With lobby included- 94m2





Pigram Garden Theatre

Interior3A new addition that recognises the influence of this prolific musical Broome family, the Pigram Garden Theatre offers;

  • AV Room
  • Terraced space for casual/seating
  • Verandah area for pre-function events
  • Bar/Servery
  • 363 people capacity 
  • Approx 359m2





Adjacent to both the Jimmy Chi Hall and the Sammy Room, the kitchen can be hired in combination with any other space at the Centre and provides caterers with the following;

  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Cool room
  • Power 
  • Heat and cool food facilities
  • Plate up
  • Ramped delivery access

Bar / Servery

The Pigram Garden Theatre Servery includes use of 3 drinks fridges, glass washing facility, ice machine. The Servery is for serving drinks and packaged snacks only (chips/nuts/muesli bars etc). All other food must be served from the Kitchen.

Booking Information

Please contact Broome Civic Centre staff on 9191 8789 or broomeciviccentre@broome.wa.gov.au to check availability

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Venue Bookings

If you would like full details regarding how we can assist you to utilise the Broome Civic Centre for a show, an expo, conference or a private booking please contact the broomeciviccentre@broome.wa.gov.au or call 9191 8789

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