Description of Venue
A future-ready sphere of reading, learning and fun spread over 5 public levels which will change the way you think about libraries forever. Each level is unique with gathering places, reading spaces, the latest technology, high-speed internet, spectacular collections, children’s and youth hubs, function zones, meeting rooms, exhibition space, café and more.
Wurdi Youang, is a unique, under-the-dome space with inspiring architecture, superb catering, intuitive technology and north-facing balcony with scene-stealing views over Geelong, Corio Bay and the You Yangs.
Located in the heart of Geelong’s cultural precinct, the High Ground is adjacent to historic Johnstone Park and a short walk from the Geelong railway station, the CBD and the waterfront.
The High Ground offers a flexible floor plan that can be divided into two smaller function spaces.
As a single space, it can accommodate up to 250 guests for a cocktail style event. Divided, it makes an intimate banquet space for 60-80 guests. With plenary rooms, breakout spaces and balcony, it is a very adaptable venue.
Technical features of the space include:
- Powered lectern, data projection, wireless microphones
- complimentary 1GB Internet, WiFi, HD 180” display screens, Apple TV, Tannoy speakers, Denon Blu-Ray player;
- Sony lecture capture cameras, microphone lecterns, handheld and headset microphone;
- laptop connections, electronic whiteboard and flip charts; and
- digital room signage.
From coffee break snacks and breakfast meetings to cocktail parties and fine banquet dining, your guests will enjoy outstanding service and sumptuous food.
Our venue hire team will work with you to ensure a seamless event that will be an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Contact the Venue Hire Team to find out more about hosting your next event at the High Ground. Generous discounts apply for non-for-profits and community organisations. Please contact the Venue Hire team to discuss the pricing which applies for the set up you are seeking.