Forge Theatre and Arts Hub

at East Gippsland Shire

The Forge Theatre & Arts Hub is a vibrant theatre venue located at 80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale.

Our foyer features the Brabuwoolong Gallery, showcasing wonderful modern indigenous art.

Enjoy a great night out and sample fine dining and bar service from our in-house caterer, The Affordable Caterer, before heading into our 364 seat theatre to watch a show.

The theatre regularly hosts visiting professional performers, as well as skilled and enthusiastic local amateurs. The varied program provides something for all tastes.

The venue also has a smaller performance or meeting space, the McKean room.

The Forge is available for hire for corporate events and presentations, conferences, school groups, and private functions.


  • Address: 80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale

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