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Weddings at Cobbora Hall

Cobbora Hall is the perfect setting for a memorable wedding reception. Vintage, retro, romantic, rustic - the beautiful old hall will transport your guests back to a time before sterile reception venues took the individuality and romance out of the most important day of a couple’s life.


Country weddings are back in style. Couples are heading bush to make their vows and celebrate the occasion in a unique setting radiating charm and romance. And nowhere will they find a venue as genuinely country Australian as Cobbora Hall. Sensitively and lovingly restored to its original state, with modern amenities that take nothing from its rustic charm, the hall can accommodate up to 150 people for a banquet-style reception.


Located 15kms outside the NSW Central West town of Dunedoo, the historic village of Cobbora is within an hour of Dubbo, Mudgee, Wellington and Coonabarabran, looking over beautiful farming land to the Talbragar River. The hall, built of corrugated iron and cypress pine in 1915, provides a charming setting for a totally individual occasion and allows free rein for couples to theme and design their event in their own personal style.A range of accommodation is available in the Dunedoo district and a list can be provided on request. Caterers and wedding hire companies are within easy reach and we are happy to supply a list of recommendations. 

 
 
Wedding Table Setting

Event Hosting

An Exquisite Experience

Cobbora Hall is the perfect venue for weddings, celebrations and special occasions, as well as meetings, workshops, reunions, high teas and fund-raising events.


The building is beautifully preserved and maintained with all the charm and romantic ambience of times past. It is presented ready to set up for the hirer’s individual needs. All equipment (apart from trestle tables and vintage chairs) must be brought in by the hirer.

 
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Decor Hire

Add a Vintage Touch To Your Function

140 vintage Sebel metal stackable chairs are available to hire for functions held at other venues. These chairs lend a special touch to a retro themed event and are almost impossible to find in these large numbers in such good condition.


They are both blue and cream and look fabulous mixed at tables. Minimum of 40 chairs per hire. A security bond of $100 is necessary and will be refunded or deducted from the hire cost (depending on number hired). Hire cost is $4 per chair and is payable in advance. The hirer must pick up and return by arrangement with Cobbora Hall owners. ID from the hirer is required, due to the chairs' value and rarity and the hirer must agree to pay for any damage at the rate of $50 per chair.

Please contact us drectly to discuss 02 6375 1540

 

Rates

GENERAL HIRE

Weekday Rates 9am - 5pm $45.00 per hour

Weekday Rates 5pm - 10pm $55.00 per hour

Weekend Rates - $75.00 per hour

Weekend 8-hour block - $550.00


Rates apply for set-up, function and clean-up time following the event. Included in the hire rates are 140 vintage metal chairs, 18 folding trestle tables, 5 antique Kauri pine long benches, electric urn and refrigerator. A separate bar building is included in the hire price. All other equipment must be brought in by the hirer with the permission of the owners and must comply with safety, health and noise regulations. 


WEDDING HIRE

Hall hire fees for weddings are calculated on weekend block/hourly rates and depend on time required for set up, function and clear-up after the event. An all-up fee can be negotiated.


SECURITY

At the owners' discretion, additional charges for security may be added into the hire cost


HOLDING DEPOSIT

For weddings, parties and special events, a holding deposit of $550 is to be paid at the time of booking. This deposit will form part of the final payment. Final payment must be made a minimum of 7 days prior to the event.


CANCELLATION

If a booking is cancelled, deposit refunds will apply on the following basis:

30 days prior ... 100%

15 days prior ... 50%

7 days prior ... 25%

 

Catering

A variety of caterers are available within easy travel distance from Cobbora Hall. Depending on the style of function you are planning, we would be happy to recommend suitable caterers who have worked at the hall previously.

 

Facilities

The hall’s main auditorium with a stage, seats 150 theatre-style and 150 restaurant-style, plus a supper room and a servery/kitchen. The servery has a double sink, refrigerator and urns with direct access to outside areas for catering vans and cooking equipment. 

A separate small building houses a canteen for outdoor drinks service and a new amenities block has been constructed of corrugated iron in a design sympathetic to the hall and canteen. 140 vintage metal stackable chairs plus several rows of fold-up seats are available, as well as a number of long Kauri pine bench forms and five antique long timber trestles. 

The land on which the hall is located has ample parking space and is landscaped.

 

Accommodation

A range of guest accommodation is available in Dunedoo, including:

·         motel – 8 rooms (queen beds)
·         hotel – 10 budget room (queen, doubles and singles)
·         5 B&B's
·         self-contained cottages and cabins
·         caravan park with onsite vans
·         several properties in the district offer home stays

Gulgong and Dubbo are an easy 45-minute drive away and offer numerous accommodation options.

Mudgee, just an hour’s drive away, has a wide range of accommodation options.

Several mini buses are available for hire to transport guests staying in Dunedoo.

 

Hire Terms & Conditions

Public Liability Insurance: all users need to satisfy themselves as to their liability and appropriate insurance. Commercial Hirers must provide a Certificate of Currency for Public Liability Insurance prior to hiring date.
2. Hirers are required to pay a deposit at the time of booking which will form part of the final hiring fee.
3. The hall must be left in a clean condition with all rubbish removed from the site. Any breakages or damage to the hall and its equipment will be charged to the hirer.
4. Cancellation: if a booking is cancelled, deposit refunds will apply on the following basis 30 days prior … 100% 15 days prior … 50% 7 days prior … 25%
5. The lighting of fires on any part of Cobbora Hall property is strictly prohibited
6. No camping is permitted on Cobbora Hall grounds
7. Noise Abatement: the hall is located in the village of Cobbora. The amenity of local residents must be protected. All users of Cobbora Hall are required to operate within the Protection of the Environment Operations (POEP Noise Control) Regulations 2008.