Welcome to our Erskineville venue


Central location on Erskineville Road 
Only 5 minute walk from Erskineville train station
Quiet surburban area
The historic St Stephens Church was designed by Edmund Blacket and built in 1872. It is a beautiful space, with elegant lighting, fabulous acoustics and original stain glass windows. Normally, this space would hold 300 people, under COVID restrictions, we are currently limited to 100 people. 

Cost on application
The Camperdown cemetery is 4 acre walled in graveyard, opened in 1848. At the entrance, there is a  Moreton Bay Fig Tree planted in 1848. The Church grounds are a wonderful venue for photography and other events but are subject to special conditions. 

Cost on application


How does the booking process work?

You apply via the form below or by emailing office@neac.com.au. One of our friendly staff will get in touch with some questions about your booking. Once answered your booking will be processed and you will be issued a license agreement to sign. If you are happy with terms, we will both sign the contract and an invoice will be issued to you, to confirm your booking.  

How soon can my booking be processed and approved?

Our processing system takes 3-4 days to process and approve bookings. 

Can I have alcohol at my event?

We generally do not allow alcohol on site. If you would like alcohol on site, you will need to apply for an exemption

What are the current capacity limit according to 4m2 rule?

The Newtown Main Hall is limited to 55 people
The Newtown Lower Hall is limited to 10 people
The St Stephens Church is limited to 100 people

What other COVID-19 restrictions might apply to my event/regular class?

This differs from event to event but the main COVID-19 restrictions that may apply to your event are:
1. Maximum capacities (calculated at 1 person per 4 square metres)
2. Your event may require the wearing of masks
3. Encouraging social distancing of 1.5 metres between people at all times
4. Using the Service NSW App and QR codes to ensure NSW Health have clear records of everyone who has attended. 

Contact our friendly staff to find out exactly how the NSW Health Order will affect your hire.

Can I film at your site?

Filming is approved on a case by case basis. We will require your script for approval. 

our vision

Whole communities captivated by Jesus Christ and living out His freedom.

our mission

Connect people to Jesus, Build them up in Jesus and Release them to serve Jesus
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