Bluestone Church Arts Space

The Bluestone Church Arts Space is a flexible performance space at 8A Hyde Street, Footscray. The former Wesleyan Church offers an open plan, flat wooden floor space and exceptionally high ceilings, with a performance area of approximately 120m². For Melbourne Fringe Festival and Midsumma Festival the venue is programmed through an Expression of Interest process (with a focus on supporting artists from Melbourne's West), and is suitable for small-scale performances including comedy, cabaret, live music, dance, theatre or similar. The venue can fit 100 people standing and 80 seated.
The Visual Guide for this venue can be found on our webpage.

Events at Bluestone Church Arts Space

  • Someday We'll Find It

    Presented by  Karla Livingstone-Pardy and Zachary Sheridan

    Genre: Theatre

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    Someday We'll Find It
    Past Event
  • Te Pō: The Mean As Māori Show

    Created and Directed by  Irihipeti Waretini

    Genre: Theatre

    An ensemble of highly skilled warriors navigate the formidable realms of unintentional greatness.

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    Te Pō: The Mean As Māori Show
    Past Event
  • The Astonishing Comet Boombox

    Created by  Vivian Nguyen, Chenturan Aran and Ruby Duncan

    Genre: Theatre

    A comedy of post-internet truth and AI manipulation that takes an unexpected turn.

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    The Astonishing Comet Boombox
    Past Event
  • Wheelchair Accessible

    Bluestone Church Arts Space is wheelchair accessible.

    Please note the eastern entrance to this venue is not wheelchair accessible, however there is a western entrance that is flat. When bookings, patrons can note their need for level access so that front of house staff are equipped to provide access on the night. Patrons do not need to press a buzzer or call a phone number to get access to the ramp.

    The accessible bathroom is next to the Hyde St entrance.

    There is a designated wheelchair accessible parking space located outside the entrance to Footscray Town Hall, approximately 40m from the entrance to the venue. Footscray Train Station is located 500m from the Bluestone Church Arts Space, and has ramps and elevators as well as accessible toilets.

  • Accessible Bathroom

    This venue has toilets which are accessible for wheelchair users.

  • Step-free access

    This venue has no stairs or all stairs can be bypassed via a ramp, lift or elevator.

  • Accessible Parking

    This venue has a car park with spaces reserved for people with disability.

  • Assistance Dogs allowed

    Assistance dogs are allowed into all parts of this venue.

8A Hyde St

Footscray VIC 3011

Get directions
  • Bus Route

    409 and 220 go directly past Footscray Town Hall.

  • Nearest Train Station