Open House Perth
November 11 - 12 2017

Old Mill Theatre

Old Mill Theatre

Image courtesy of Old Mill Theatre

Image courtesy of Old Mill Theatre

 

Built in 1899, is representative of the development of Mechanics’ Institutes in Western Australia from the mid-nineteenth century, and is a rare as it was designed to accommodate the secondary function of Road Board Office. Highly valued by the local community for its use as an amateur theatre from c.1946 to the present and valued by the local community for its historic, educational and cultural associations , The Old Mill Theatre contributes to the community’s sense of place through its prominent location in the administrative, commercial, entertainment and cultural centre of South Perth. Part of the significant Heritage Precinct of South Perth these two buildings are associated with people significant in the history of South Perth (and Western Australia) including May Gibbs, internationally renowned illustrator and author; Henry Prockter, architect; Thelma Jean ‘Jill” Hargrave, educationalist; and Constance Ord, theatre director.

Opening Times

 Sunday 2nd, 11am-4pm

Address: Cnr Mends Street & Mill Point Road, South Perth, WA 6151

 

How to get there:  - http://squisherandsquasher.com/about-2/how-to-get-to-the-old-mill-theatre/

Bus - Departing from the Perth CBD take bus route number 30, 31 or 34 and hop off at the first bus stop after the bus leaves the freeway.

Ferry - The Old Mill Theatre is a short and pleasant walk from the Mends Street Jetty in South Perth.