With breathtaking panoramic views over Newcastle, a contemporary function centre and the refurbished Barracks built circa 1886, Fort Scratchley is a unique venue for business events.
Event car parking is available on site.
The Function Centre
The Fort Scratchley Function Centre is a contemporary, light filled space with views over the Newcastle Ocean Baths and Cowrie Hole. It also features a timber deck ideal as an alfresco option and for soaking up the ocean air.
Theatre style: 150 U-shape: 40
Boardroom: 40 Banquet: 150
Classroom: 48 Cocktail: 150
The Barracks are made up of two adjoining rooms (Barracks North and South) which open onto a small balcony which offers brilliant foreshore and harbour aspects.
Note: the Barracks do not have any air conditioning or heating due to the historic nature of the site.
Venue Services Team
Our experienced and professional staff will work closely with you to ensure your day is memorable. Do not hesitate to contact us on 02 4974 2996 for a tour of our rooms, to request a personalised quote or further information.
Food and Beverage
Blue Star Catering are the award-winning onsite caterers at Fort Scratchley. Their focus is on quality food and beverage items as well as seamless service to ensure your guests have the best possible experience.
Complementary equipment provided at Fort Scratchley includes blackout facilities, wired microphone and lectern, flipchart, whiteboard and WIFI.
Additional equipment available for hire includes data projector and 10 ft screen, LCD 55inch screens and lapel/handheld microphones.
Contact us for a complete cost estimate.
Booking your event
Please contact our Venue Services team on 02 4974 2166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss times, dates and your special requirements.
Some things for you to consider when making your booking:
- We will hold a tentative booking for seven days
- Bookings will be considered confirmed upon receipt of a signed agreement and payment of the full venue hire charge
- Final guest numbers should be provided to us seven days prior to your function
- Cancellations must be in writing and posted, faxed or emailed to - Newcastle Venues, PO Box 489, Newcastle, NSW 2300. Fax: 4974 2172. Email: email@example.com