Eureka , 25 May 2022

Eureka Public Hall, NSW, Arakwal Country

Eureka Public Hall stands on the traditional lands of the Arakwal People.

Eureka has a rich history of farming traditions, hard work and a caring and supportive community. Built in 1906, the Eureka Hall all has witnessed many community celebrations and commemorations. Young men were farewelled from the hall to fight battles in distant lands, and welcomed on their safe return. A journey down memory lane reveals local people converging on the hall by horse and sulky, enjoying a meal, discussing world matters and all that communities enjoy and celebrate and then dancing the night away.

Today the hall remains the hub of the community hosting the day to day events that bring the community together. The families who built the hall and their descendants have been the custodians of the hall for more than one hundred years. Newcomers, those who have settled in the area during the last fifty years, bring a vital energy to the community. In more recent years the hall has attracted people from far and wide and is especially sought after as a wedding venue. The hall is in a truly beautiful setting with its backdrop of the Night Cap Ranges.

Preserving history is so important in a world that is becoming consumed by technology and high density living. This simple and iconic wooden hall in Eureka is maintained in immaculate condition by a dedicated community who celebrate the lives of those who made sacrifices to build it and to leave it in perpetuity for those who follow.

Eureka is looking forward to welcoming the Festival Of Small Halls and those who venture into our community to enjoy the sound of good music, great food and an air of celebration.

Population: 343

Festival of Small Halls returns to Eureka on Wednesday, 25 May 2022 with Ash Bell and Sara Tindley and Melanie Horsnell.

Opening the show will be local act Zai Purdy!

Zai is a local up and coming musician from Federal. He’s 17, plays to the beat of his own guitar and loves to entertain. The Eureka Hall are looking forward to seeing him perform for his local community.

Tickets are priced at:
Full Admission – $25
Concession Admission (Pensioners, Health Care Card Holder, Student) – $20
Child Admission (Aged 16 and Under – Must be accompanied by an adult) – $10
Click here to purchase tickets.

Meals will be available at the Hall catered by Il Carretto Pizza – a local favourite.
Bar Service will be available at the Hall including sparkling, white and red wine, beer, pre-mixed drinks eg Gin and Tonic, Rum and Coke Lemonade/ Cola.

Doors Open 6.30pm
Show Starts 7.00pm

Festival of Small Halls events take place in venues operating under current Covid Safe regulations , and has stringent Workplace Health and Safety requirements for all travelling artists and crew. Under the terms and conditions of all events, you must not attend if you have any symptoms of Covid-19.

Please do your bit to protect others and keep your community safe.

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