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Burrinja Cultural Centre

03 9754 8723

Burrinja Cultural Centre is a vibrant community cultural centre that encompasses performing arts, Indigenous gallery, contemporary arts gallery, artist studios, Indigenous garden, live music, workshops and café.

The new theatre at Burrinja Cultural Centre offers a variety of performances throughout the year from dance, comedy and drama, to live music, family entertainment and musicals.

There are three art exhibition galleries at Burrinja Cultural Centre, and they endeavour to provide a strong mix of both local and national arts and cultural programming, combining exhibitions from the artists of their region like Mary Tonkin with touring programs such as the 60th Blake Prize and the Kati Thanda exhibition featuring aerial photography of Lake Eyre.

Created in the grounds surrounding Burrinja Cultural Centre, the Art of Place Garden is an Indigenous cultural and environmental place for learning, reflection, gathering, creativity and celebration of local Indigenous culture and country.

Burrinja Café provides great food and coffee in a fantastic intimate, plus they feature a variety of music including Ranges Concert Lounge, Blues and Roots, Bluegrass, Open microphone Nights and free live music every Sunday afternoon.

There is always something going on at Burrinja Cultural Centre!

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Burrinja is located on Glenfern Road Upwey, entrance off Matson Drive. Take the Belgrave/Puffing Billy turnoff at Ferntree Gully - Burwood Highway. Turn right into Glenfern Road at Upwey. Travel 1 kilometre to Matson Drive. Melways Ref 75B12 From Melbourne City take the Monash Freeway to the Ferntree Gully Road Exit. Ferntree Gully Rd to Burwood Hwy. Turn Right. Burwood Hwy to Glenfern Road, Upwey.

  • Café
  • Car park
  • Catering
  • Coach parking
  • Conference/convention facilities
  • Access without assistance for the disabled
  • Parking for the disabled
  • Guide
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Restaurant - licensed
  • Art and craft
  • Lessons/tutorials
Opening hours:
  • Tuesday to Sunday
    10:00am - 4:00pm
Disabled access:
Burrinja is user friendly for people with a disability and all areas are wheelchair accessible, including elevator access to the theatre and first floor from the car park.Burrinja Theatre has a hearing loop, which covers 90% of the theatre and works in conjunction with hearing appliances with the appropriate switch setting. Guide dogs are welcome at Burrinja.For Burrinja presented shows they offer a second ticket at no cost to Companion Card holders and a concession ticket to Carer Card holders. Companion card bookings are not available online. Proof of concession must be presented at the venue.For more information contact Burrinja on 03 9754 8723 or email events@burrinja.org.au