Abbotsford Convent Est. 2011

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia

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Nestled in a sweeping bend of The Yarra River with lush gardens, the Abbotsford Convent is a slice of the country.
It is the last remaining intact 19th-century landscape located very close to the centre of a major city and its buildings and green open spaces are phenomenal. With multiple historical venue spaces and even an outdoor cinema, you will add to the history of this storied space.
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Garden
Historic Building
Views
Courtyard
Garden
Historical Monument
Landscaped Grounds
Meadow/Field
Park
Style
Garden Party
Retro
Rustic
Vintage
Whimsical
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
LGBT Weddings
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

Nestled in a sweeping bend of The Yarra River, with lush rambling gardens, the Abbotsford Convent is a slice of the country only 4kms from the city. Bursaria has been creating gorgeous weddings and events at the Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne’s historic arts hub since 2011. Here our talented team create, design and deliver exquisite events in an extraordinary setting. We have large and small spaces perfect for a gorgeous wedding, corporate cocktail party or conference with a difference. Host your wedding ceremony in the Heritage Gardens, historic Good Shepherd Chapel or under festoon lights in the Rosina Courtyard followed by an elegant reception in the Rosina Function Space.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
280
Buffet
280
Standing
500
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2011
Curfew
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Corkage/Bottle Fee – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol For A Fee
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Celebration Locations
Rosina Function Space:
The Rosina Function Space is an exquisite heritage setting, with beautiful original leadlight windows, polished floorboards, soaring high ceilings, exposed trusses and architecturally designed lighting. It is a perfect canvas to create your celebration from 50 to 500 guests.
- View: The adjoining Rosina Courtyard is a stunning open air space, perfect for wedding ceremonies, cocktail parties or a long lunch under the eaves.
- Max Capacity: 280
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