Abbotsford Convent - Oratory

The Oratory is perhaps the Convent's most spectacular space. Featuring stained-glass windows and distressed walls, the Oratory is perfect for a variety of performances, rehearsals and installations. Other features include: dimmer lighting on single track around ceiling and a central raised area stage.

Events at Abbotsford Convent - Oratory

  • Valuing A Young Audience

    Produced by  Abbotsford Convent, in association with Melbourne Fringe

    Genre: Kids

    Join us for unique performance showings and activities for children under 12 and their grown ups.

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    Valuing A Young Audience
    Past Event
  • Wheelchair Accessible

    Abbotsford Convent - Oratory is wheelchair accessible.

    Sacred Heart building: All ground floor areas are wheelchair accessible. This includes the Industrial School, the Magdalen Laundry, the Oratory and the Packing Room. There is a lift to the first floor offices.

  • 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.

1 St Heliers St

Abbotsford Vic 3067

Get directions
  • Bus Route

    200 & 207

  • Parking

    All day parking is available in the car park directly across from the Convent on St Heliers Street. The machines accept credit cards, notes and gold coins. Funds from the car park go towards the restoration and daily operation of the Convent, and also support our neighbours, the Collingwood Children's Farm. There is no vehicle access to the Convent precinct for tour coaches and buses. Buses should either pick up / set down and park in Johnston Street or at the south end of Clarke Street (accessible from Abbotsford Street only). Buses cannot enter St Heliers Street. There is a dedicated bus parking zone on Johnston Street, 50 metres east of the corner of Clarke Street. Parking Weekday rates: 30 mins = free 90 mins= $5 $2 per hour thereafter 6 - 10 hours = $14 $2 per hour after 10 hours Max daily rate (until 2am) = $28 Additional overnight fee (after 2am) = $25 Lost ticket = $28