A venue for the community

The Pelican Centre is an affordable high-quality venue for diverse community groups.

With a modern kitchen, furniture, crockery, cutlery, and glassware, the Pelican Centre is perfect for small functions and events. Together with the church, the Pelican offers a unique setting with great character. We have hosted art exhibitions, civic and private events, wedding receptions, and even a fashion show.

The Pelican Centre is attached to the Church of the Resurrection, and offers a convenient location to serve post-concert or interval refreshments. We can supply hot water and coffee percolating urns, teapots, coffee plungers, wine and water glasses, side plates, and serving tables to suit your requirements.

The Pelican Centre is suitable for a range of regular classes, including light exercise, yoga, dance, art, and cooking, and community meetings. The Centre has a modern light-filled interior with timber floors and block-out blinds, and can be divided in half. The Pelican is available for hire at a range of times throughout the week.

The Pelican Centre…

… supports not-for-profit and disadvantaged groups by offering discounted hire rates.

… has a commercial kitchen with combi-oven, refrigeration units, and dishwasher.

… is fitted with retractable partitions and can be divided in half to form two smaller areas.

… is wheelchair-accessible and features accessible toilet and baby change facilities.

… is fully air-conditioned and has built-in audiovisual facilities.

Events and functions

The Pelican Centre offers a well-equipped event space for your next function.

The Pelican Centre can provide furniture, crockery, cutlery, and glassware, and is fitted with an in-built audiovisual system for presentations, announcements, and music. The modern kitchen makes catering and cleanup a breeze.

With polished wooden floors and a light, neutral colour scheme, the venue is ready to be dressed to your requirements. We can seat up to 100 guests or accommodate 180 for a cocktail event.

The Pelican Centre offers an attractive space to suit a variety of functions. Please get in touch today to check availability, or to find out more.

Concerts and recitals

The Church and Pelican Centre represent the perfect pairing of spaces for performance and refreshments.

The Church of the Resurrection has a lively resonant acoustic and is an inspiring space for musical performance. We have hosted many concerts, recitals, and recordings, from solo instrumental to chamber groups, featuring private music teachers and their students, Art Song Perth, the Giovanni Consort, Melismatica, and the Fremantle Chamber Orchestra.

The Pelican Centre provides you with the option of an extra space in which to serve refreshments. With a modern kitchen, tea- and coffee-making facilities, the Centre offers an inspiring space in which to take a break or stretch your legs either during the interval or after your event.

A full tariff is available for concert hire. The use of our Kawai RX-2 grand piano, which is tuned regularly and easily fills the resonant space, is included. We are delighted that the church is a popular venue in which to hold concerts and recitals that the whole community can enjoy. For more information or to check availability, please get in touch.

Weekly classes

The Pelican Centre is one of Perth's newest, freshest venues for regular meetings and classes.

The Pelican Centre offers a multifunctional space that is suitable for a range of instructional activities. Our past classes have included light exercise and stretching, Prime Movers, martial arts, yoga, dance, drama, art, and cooking. The Centre can also be hired for community meetings.

The Pelican Centre has reverse cycle air-conditioning and an in-built audiovisual system. Use of the Centre’s sound system, microphone and projection system, if required, can be negotiated depending upon your requirements. Use of the chairs and tables are included in hire. Napery available upon request.

The Pelican Centre is one of the best equipped community venues in the western suburbs and offers great facilities at a competitive price. A full tariff of hire costs for the hire of the Pelican Centre hall is available on our main page.