Brunswick Mechanics Institute

Brunswick Mechanics Institute is Council’s key performing arts venue.

We want to see the venue fulfil its potential as a vibrant, dynamic, arts hub that connects with our local community.

Next Wave has been awarded the contract for managing the Brunswick Mechanics Institute from 1 July 2017. Next Wave has a 33 year track record of pushing creative careers to the next level and are known for creative risk-taking, embracing cultural diversity and fostering inclusion.

Upcoming programs

Enquiries relating to venue hire are welcom through the online form.

Sign up to stay informed about programs, call-outs and activities.

For more information, visit Brunswick Mechanics Institute.


270 Sydney Road (corner of Glenlyon Road), Brunswick, diagonally opposite the Brunswick Town Hall.


Transport and access

Public transport and bicycle access:

  • Coburg North 19 tram runs along Sydney Road, get off at stop 21.
  • Jewell train station on the Upfield line.
  • Exit the Upfield bike path at Dawson Street. There is bicycle parking at the Institute.

Brunswick Mechanics Institute is a wheelchair accessible venue.