48 WATT STREET, NEWCASTLE


In the heart of Newcastle, 48 Watt Street is a unique inner city event space encapsulated in years of spectacular history. The venue offers three areas – the Main Hall, White Hall and the Atrium. Each space within 48 Watt Street offers its own style and ambiance. Having three spaces onsite can allow for both ceremony and reception if you are planning a wedding. 48 Watt ST is fully licensed and has an onsite commercial kitchen, we can provide the complete event solution. Please contact us with your event needs so we can suggest the most suitable space for you. Community events, conferences and schools please ask us about our regular booking options.

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COVID-19 CONDITIONS OF ENTRY


48 WATT ST is a registered COVID SAFE venue. We are striving to provide a safe and enjoyable expereince for all our guests during this pandemic. Any persons entering our premises agrees to comply with the following “Conditions of Entry”, which have been implemented in accordance with the current NSW Public Health (Covid-19) Order relating to this premises for the purpose of keeping patrons and staff safe.

All Patrons attending this licensed premises shall;

Provide their name and phone number/email on entry
Be refused entry if they display signs of illness
Be requested to leave should they display signs of illness after entry
Be seated whilst consuming liquor and or food
Adhere to social distancing as required including at entry and exit points or where markings are in place
Comply with any request to relocate due to patron number restrictions in any area
Comply with reasonable directions from staff
Consider downloading the Covid-Safe App
Adhere to a maximum number of ten persons per table

Failure to comply with any or all of these conditions may constitute an offence under the Public Health Order and the licensee, their staff or agents reserve the right to remove from the premises any patron not adhering to these conditions under Section 77 of the Liquor Act 2007.

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SPACES


Main Hall



Our Main hall is the 48 Watt ST centrepiece featuring high vaulted timber ceilings, pendant lighting, stained glass and 110 years of history. The 48 Watt bar is located in the main hall and features a copper facade and beers on tap. The inherent architectural beauty of the main hall means it doesn’t require much to achieve a captivating space for any event.

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White Hall



The White Hall is the perfect blank canvas for any event. Featuring a stage, hardwood floors and reverse cycle air-conditioning, the opportunities are endless.

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The Atrium



Connecting the Main Hall and White Hall, the 48 Watt ST Atrium provides and, beautiful outdoor yet weather proof space.

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WEDDINGS


Leave your guests captivated by the beauty that is 48 Watt ST. Ideally located in the heart of Newcastle’s East End, close to Newcastle’s beautiful beaches and city parks. Ornate timber vaulted ceilings and dimmable pendant lights create an amazing ambiance for any style of Wedding.

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Live Music


Celebrated for its intimate and relaxed atmosphere, 48 Watt St has quickly become one of Newcastle’s favourite spaces to experience live music. We’ve hosted Vera Blue, Katie Noonan, Dan Sultan, Sarah Blasko, The Smith Street Band, Dean Lewis, Josh Pyke and Bob Evans to name just a few.

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EVENTS


The 48 Watt ST team love creating unique events that bring the amazing space to life – Hog Watts, 48 Bourbon St, pop-up dinners, Trackside Party & our annual NYE Last Supper are regulars to the yearly event calendar. Sign up to our mailing list to hear about the amazing 48 Watt ST events.

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