Cottesloe Civic Centre

A Heyder & Shears exclusive venue. The stunning grounds of Cottesloe Civic Center play host to some of Perth’s most spectacular events and weddings.

With a range of spaces to choose from the grounds can cater to events of any size for your next end of year Christmas celebration, corporate meeting, conference with sunset drinks, wedding ceremony or wedding reception.

Main Lawn & Main Lawn Stage

The largest lawn area within the Civic Centre grounds. The stone work of the stage creates a  beautiful setting for special occasions. Boasting stunning views of the Indian Ocean, allowing guests to enjoy a drink whilst the sun sets over the ocean.


Secret Garden

The most popular wedding ceremony location on site the Secret Garden (also know as Playground 2) is a small lawn area nestled into the lower leafy section of the grounds. As the title suggests, this garden is a well kept secret and a perfect location for a wedding ceremony. The Secret Garden can play host to a wedding ceremony that do not required food, beverage or amplified entertainment.

Sunken Lawn

Regularly used for wedding receptions and corporate events the Sunken Lawn is an intimate lawn area  creating an exclusive space for your event. This area of the grounds wraps around the exsisiting building which  the Civic Centre building which provide protection from the elements.


The Rotunda, also known as the ‘Summer House’, has been restored to its former glory. A peaceful setting to have an intimate wedding ceremony or to host a children birthday celebration.

Jarrah Room & Blue Lounge

The Jarrah Room within the historic War Memorial Hall forms part of the main Civic Centre building. The Jarrah Room has stunning wood details and is used frequently for wedding receptions, corporate events and large workshops. The adjoining Blue Lounge has stunning double doors opening onto the deck area with a large bar & kitchenette making it the perfect additional space for a breakout room, bar or dancefloor.

Lesser Hall

Lesser Hall was extensively renovated in 2016 and is now an attractive and modern space available for hire. The renovated hall is the perfect space for meetings, training and small events.

The historic building was upgraded to a modern standard and includes a drop down projector, screen, inbuilt speakers & a kitchen.