Watch the main hall in action (courtesy of the Canberra Musicians Club)
Looking for hall hire at highly competitive rates? Need catering for weddings, parties, fund raisers or other functions and events? Would love to have access to an elevated stage with theatre sound and lighting, draw curtains and change facilities?
Whatever your needs, look no further than the Polish White Eagle Club. We are flexible to your needs and chuffed that communities are utilising our space.
Our Club is a fully licensed venue with a boutique selection of imported European beers and spirits - including over 50 types of vodka from Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and Ukraine - as well as excellent regional wines. We are happy to work with you on a drinks package - wheather it's a big or small budget - to find the right selection to accompany any occasion.
The clubs 'Polo' restaurant provides flexible catering options whether it's finger food, buffet or a sit down lunch or dinner.
Our main hall is a fine example of the late architect
Dr Enrico Taglietti’s penchant for fusing functionality and comfort to please performers and audiences alike.
The hall is 18m x 11m in size with an elevated stage and a stepped ceiling. It has original parquetry floors, stage drapes and timber accents preserving the club’s original character.
Recently upgraded sound and stage lighting, a large drop down projection screen, access to a piano and backstage change/green room creates an ideal venue for live music and theatrical performances, concerts, balls, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and wakes.
The hall layout is versatile, also able to be configured into a smaller size depending on your needs. It has been successfully used for fundraisers, dance and yoga classes, community gatherings, children’s school holiday programs and university examinations.
Direct external access into the hall and backstage areas allows for ease of access for those requiring setup of heavy or large equipment and props.
Seating for up to 120 people can be provided - including tables and chairs - additional raised platforms, a lectern and microphones are also available. Table cloths and glassware can be provided for an additional fee.
The Conference Room is located on the first floor of the club and provides a unique meeting space with high vaulted ceilings, an abundance of natural light and the buildings original finishes and furniture.
The original solid timber boardroom table and 12 chairs in excellent condition, provide for a comfortable setting with a delightful charm. The room and its furniture are a rare and entirely intact example of the materials and aesthetics heralding from the late renowned modernist Australian designer Fred Ward.
The room includes a drop down projection screen, projector and white board. As well as its own toilet facilities and air-conditioning for added comfort.
Tea and coffee facilities can be provided on request. Catering can also be arranged through the Polo Restaurant.
The Chopin Room, is a quaint yet charming space filled with polish memorabilia and traditional pieces as well as some of the clubs original furniture. This private extension of the dining area seats up to 35 people and includes a timber dance floor ideal for smaller dinner parties or gatherings.
The room has direct access to the bar and can be hired for private events including birthday parties, Christmas parties, reunions, office parties and private family gatherings.
Members Lounge & Library
Be transported back in time. Our Members Lounge and Library lined with authentic polish literature and décor has excellent acoustics creating an intimate setting perfect for quiet conversations.
The room is also available for hire and is ideal for small gatherings, community meetings and informal business meetings. It seats up to 20 people and includes a lounge and direct access to the bar.
The book collection of classic and contemporary Polish language titles (fiction and non-fiction) and for the retro-minded the library also boasts a classic collection of Polish language VCRs, all donated by the polish community and available for loan to members and others by appointment.