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Margaret River HEART

Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm Open extended hours for events - check out our What's On pages on our website for event times!
47 Wallcliffe Rd, Margaret River WA 6285
The turn-off for Wallcliffe Road comes off the main street, Bussel Highway, and is located between Margaret River Senior High School and a park. As you travel down Wallcliffe Road away from the town centre, you will see a skate park, then the Shire building. Just past the Shire building is the Recreation/Aquatic Centre, and in between them is the Heart. You may park in the Recreation Centre parking lot, or there is parking behind as well.
  • Reverse Cycle Air-Conditioning
  • Snacks & drinks
  • Special exhibitions (galleries, museums etc)
Margaret River HEART Fact Sheet

With a rich, long-standing connection to its thriving Arts and Cultural community, Margaret River is a growing destination for a diverse range of creatives from near and far. Margaret River's newly Shire-redeveloped Hub of Entertainment, Arts, and Regional Tourism, the Margaret River HEART, carries that renown with pride, and continues to provide a vibrant and unique experience to performers and audience members alike.

The Margaret River HEART is a multi-purpose and fully accessible entertainment venue, which has capacity to hold events for up to 1100 people and is designed to cater for a wide array of entertainment, arts, community and business functions. 

They have multiple dynamic spaces perfect for music concerts, cinema screenings, intimate or large scale seminars, theatre productions, conferences, workshops, cocktail parties, weddings, award ceremonies, art exhibitions, and many more. With state-of-the-art facilities, onsite parking, committed technical support, professional event personnel and various accommodation options nearby, the Margaret River HEART is the place for community members and visitors to collaborate, celebrate and enjoy grassroots culture, arts and entertainment.

Features include:
  • Two Theatres, one outdoor performance stage and four Gallery spaces
  • Access to fast Wi-Fi connection
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Accessible to wheelchairs, guide dogs, and people with visual or hearing impairments
  • Accessible/unisex bathroom facilities and Ambulant cubicles in Mens and Womens bathroom facilities
  • Fully-stocked Kiosk and adjoining Servery with serving window opening outside
  • Fully-stocked, licensed Bar
  • Semi-commercial kitchen
  • Venue Hire
  • Online ticketing

Check out what's coming up at Margaret River HEART at our website!

Featured stories

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Upcoming events

HEART Cinema: Nomadland

19 April 2021 @ 11:30 am - 19 April 2021 @ 1:15 pm

Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, ‘Nomadland’ features real......

Grace Under Pressure - Theatre Show - Margaret River HEART

22 April 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 22 April 2021 @ 9:30 pm

Health professionals are with us when we’re born, and they’re with us when we die. They devote their lives to caring for us, but how do we care for them? Can a doctor or nurse give a patient the best possible care if he or......

Grace Under Pressure at Margaret River HEART

22 April 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 22 April 2021 @ 9:00 pm

Arts Margaret River presents An Alternative Facts production. Grace Under Pressure by David Williams & Paul Dwyer in collaboration with the Sydney Arts & Health Collective Health professionals are with us when we’re born, and they’re with us when we die. They devote their lives......

HEART Cinema: Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

23 April 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 23 April 2021 @ 8:00 pm

In ‘Peter Rabbit™ 2: The Runaway’, the loveable rogue is back! Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world......

HEART Cinema: Firestarter – The Story of Bangarra (M)

29 April 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 29 April 2021 @ 8:45 pm

Firestarter marks Bangarra Dance Theatre’s 30th anniversary. Taking us through Bangarra’s birth and spectacular growth, the film recognises Bangarra’s founders and tells the story of how three young Aboriginal brothers – Stephen, David and Russell Page – turned the newly born dance group into a......

Elvis: If I Can Dream - Elvis Presley Tribute Show

30 April 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 30 April 2021 @ 10:00 pm

Come and celebrate the magical hits of The King Of Rock n Roll in a sensational 2 hour concert spectacular! All of Elvis’ No 1 hits will be performed in the original style that made Elvis the greatest performer that ever lived. Internationally acclaimed sensation......

Visual Worlds 2021 Art Competition and Exhibition - Margaret River

3 May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3 May 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Our Visual Art Competition and Exhibition forms an exciting part of the Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival with works displayed before and throughout the event, adding a unique perspective on the festival theme for all to enjoy & contemplate. The theme of the 2021......

Basie and Beyond at HEART Margaret River

5 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 5 May 2021 @ 9:00 pm

The West Australian Jazz Youth Orchestra are coming to Margaret River HEART, Wednesday May 5th! The WAYJO MinterEllison Monday Night Orchestra invites you on a bold jazz journey from Basie and into the big band beyond… Enjoy classic big band repertoire, artfully paired with reinvented......

HEART Cinema: The Longest Wave (CTC)

6 May 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 6 May 2021 @ 8:30 pm

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger travels the globe with Robby Naish, whose quest to master the world’s longest waves unexpectedly reveals his vulnerabilities. ‘The Longest Wave’ transcends the action sports genre by capturing obstacles outside of the legendary athlete’s professional life in an intimate, cinéma-vérité style,......

1927 at Margaret River HEART

7 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 7 May 2021 @ 10:00 pm

1927 is known for timeless hits such as ‘That’s When I think Of You’, ‘Compulsory Hero’, ‘To Love Me’, ‘Scars’, ‘Don’t Forget Me’, and of course ‘If I Could’. 1927 made a massive impact with Quintuple Platinum selling album ‘. . . ish’ with the......

Ross Noble – 2021 Comeback Special

11 May 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 11 May 2021 @ 9:30 pm

COVID-19 forced Ross Noble off the road for the first time in years. He’s chomping at the bit, he’s raring to go. Tickets for his 2021 Comeback Special on sale soon! With an on-stage presence like no other, his exuberance, spontaneity and cerebral style have......

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

14 May 2021 - 16 May 2021

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival 2021 The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival is a storytelling spectacular held in the heart of the Margaret River region. Hear established and emerging storytellers share stories at this not-to-be-missed event for anyone who loves arts, culture, books and Margaret......

Pete the Sheep - Theatre at Margaret River HEART

20 May 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 20 May 2021 @ 7:15 pm

Adapted by Monkey Baa in 2014 from the picture book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley, with foot-tapping music and lyrics by Phil Scott and comedic direction by Jonathan Biggins, Pete the Sheep is a lively and mischievous award-winning musical for young audiences and adults.......

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2021

28 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 28 May 2021 @ 9:45 pm

Australia’s favourite comedy convoy can’t wait to tour Australia once again! Join the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow in 2021 as it rolls into towns around the country to home deliver an all killer, no filler line-up of Australian stars and talented newcomers. It will......

Artzability Short Film Festival - Margaret River

31 May 2021 @ 6:45 pm - 31 May 2021 @ 8:00 pm

The Artzability Short Film Festival is a collection of short films exploring community creativity, showcasing the works of local Margaret River artists and community projects. This project is supported by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, the Royalties for Regions funded Regional......

Emergence Creative Festival

9 June 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11 June 2021 @ 5:00 pm

After it’s debut launch in 2012, the Emergence Creative Festival has developed a strong community of creatives in the world of visual art, advertising, media, and music. This June, the iconic Margaret River Region becomes a creative playground for one of the world’s most inspiring......

Bluey's Big Play: The Stage Show at Margaret River HEART

12 June 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 12 June 2021 @ 6:45 pm

Presented by BBC Studios and Andrew Kay in association with QPAC’s Out of The Box and Windmill Theatre Co. This is Bluey’s Big Play! And it’s really for real life! When Dad feels like a little bit of Sunday arvo time out, Bluey and Bingo......

BANFF Mountain Film Festival 2021 - Margaret River

18 June 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 18 June 2021 @ 10:00 pm

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival now in its 45th year. After premiering in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada, a selection of the best short films about adventure tour the globe. The 2021 tour promises three......

A Taste of Ireland - Margaret River

3 July 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 3 July 2021 @ 9:30 pm

‘A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ comes to Margaret River for the first time with a performance that is ‘Celtic―for this generation’. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with a show that has entertained thousands. Hot off its premiere New York......

Mama Kin with Moon & Honey at Margaret River HEART

23 July 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 23 July 2021 @ 10:00 pm

In conjunction with Cabin Fever Festival 2021, [email protected] Presents: Mama Kin with Moon & Honey Mama Kin is an ARIA Nominated, WAM Award winning artist who has built her reputation on stirring live performances centred around story and song. Mama Kin Spender, her current project......

World of Musicals at Margaret River HEART

10 August 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10 August 2021 @ 9:15 pm

The Musical Gala with an international cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway return to Australia with a brand-new show. The World of Musicals brings the very best of musical theatre to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all your......

Google Reviews

I visited to see Ben Elton, the theatre was neat, new and had everything I would expect in a theatre. There is a bar, ample toilets and art exhibitions on the wall in the main foyer. Neat little spot. Mel
New cinema, comfortable seats Marco Cossu
Great venue! Standard pricey drinks though... Shaun freeride_motz Motzouris
Absolutely spot on, something if I was an AMR ratepayers I would be quite proud of. Tony Westall
Great performance space, Harrison works there. Dillon Sharwood
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